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Marcy Maki of the Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club wins speech contest

Marcy Maki of the Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club wins speech contest

Marcy Maki (pictured above, center) of the Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club took a first-place finish in the Toastmaster’s Area 41/42 International Speech and Evaluation Contest on Monday, March 27, 2017... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference

Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference

From Advertiser Christian Science Church, located at 233 S. 156th Street in Burien: Tired of Worrying? Looking for Peace and Direction? Discover how prayer can make a difference! People everywhere are... [Read more]

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

VIDEO/TEXT: Here’s Dow Constantine’s ‘State of the County’ address

For the first time ever, a King County Executive delivered the annual ‘State of the County’ address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, at White Center Heights Elementary School on Monday, Feb. 10…

Sponsored Post Come Hear Robin Hoagland’s ‘Rise Up! – Prayer, Protest, & Healing’ June 10

Come Hear Robin Hoagland’s ‘Rise Up! – Prayer, Protest, & Healing’ June 10

Come hear Robin Hoagland “Rise Up! – Prayer, Protest, and Healing” on Sunday, June 10th at 2:30 p.m. at Fernwood at the Park in Normandy Park. “Find how we can draw on spiritual resources... [Read more]

King County Councilman Joe McDermott Highlights Public Health In Burien Talk

King County Councilman Joe McDermott Highlights Public Health In Burien Talk

by Ralph Nichols The Seattle/King County Board of Health is working “to make healthy choices become the easy choices,” King County District 8 Councilman Joe McDermott recently told Burien Lions Club... [Read more]

A Few Moments With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Few Moments With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

Learn About Gaza At St. Francis On Friday, Sept. 24th

Learn About Gaza At St. Francis On Friday, Sept. 24th

St. Francis JustFaith and Southend Neighbors for Peace and Justice are sponsoring “REPORT GAZA 2010,” a presentation at St. Francis of Assisi Churc on Friday, Sept. 24th. Gerri Haynes will... [Read more]

“Cut Through The Glare – See What’s Real” With Kevin Graunke Is Saturday, Nov. 7th

“Cut Through The Glare – See What’s Real” With Kevin Graunke Is Saturday, Nov. 7th

The B-Town Blog welcomes its latest Advertiser – Burien’s 10th Church of Christ, Scientist’s upcoming guest lecture “Cut Through the Glare – See What’s Real,”... [Read more]

“Science On The Sound” Speaker Series Starts Feb. 7th

“Science On The Sound” Speaker Series Starts Feb. 7th

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST), located on Redondo Beach in Des Moines (map below), is holding a “Science on the Sound” speaker series beginning... [Read more]

A “State Of The City” Address From Our 15-Year Old Intern

A “State Of The City” Address From Our 15-Year Old Intern

by Josh Hart Well 2009 is almost here and many are wondering what will be in store for the upcoming year. What will change from this year? What needs to change? What do we want to change? With everything... [Read more]

And Now, A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

And Now, A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

“When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, militarism and economic exploitation are incapable of being... [Read more]

8 Things To Do In Burien On “Talk Like A Pirate Day”

8 Things To Do In Burien On “Talk Like A Pirate Day”

Avast ye mateys…Friday, Sept. 19th be National International “Talk Like A Pirate Day,” and here be a (pieces of) 8 list o’what ye should be doin’ ta’ celebrate it in... [Read more]

Dr. Mehmet Oz Coming To SeaTac Oct. 4th

Dr. Mehmet Oz Coming To SeaTac Oct. 4th

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a regular on The Oprah Winfrey Show and one of the world’s most influential people according to Time magazine, will be the featured speaker at Highline Medical Center’s Women’s... [Read more]

Astronaut To Visit Aviation High School Wed. Sept. 17

Astronaut To Visit Aviation High School Wed. Sept. 17

Just received word from the Highline School District that an actual Astronaut will be visiting Aviation High School in Des Moines tomorrow (Wed. Sept. 17th). Hank Hartsfield is a former Air Force pilot,... [Read more]

Are You Shy? Des Moines Toastmasters Can Help

Are You Shy? Des Moines Toastmasters Can Help

Do you get anxious in social situations? Are you emotionally drained by big crowds? Then you may be shy, like the young man actor Dick York (the original Darrin Stevens in “Bewitched“) portrayed... [Read more]