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THANKS READERS – October 2017 Blog traffic stats up +21% / +46% over 2016!

THANKS READERS – October 2017 Blog traffic stats up +21% / +46% over 2016!

Website traffic for The B-Town Blog during the month of October, 2017 is up nearly +21% – with impressions up +46% over 2016, according to independent statistics from Google Analytics: Check out the... [Read more]

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

Crime increasing in Burien, along with everywhere in S. King County, Chief says

By Jack Mayne Burien’s crime rate is increasing as it is in other cities in south King County, according to Police Chief Scott Kimerer in his annual report to the City Council on Monday night (April... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! Nearly 103,000 Uniques during May 2016 – a record!

THANKS READERS! Nearly 103,000 Uniques during May 2016 – a record!

THANKS READERS & ADVERTISERS – May 2016 was a record month for traffic on The B-Town Blog – with nearly 103,000 Unique Visits and almost 300,000 Pageviews! That’s a year-to-year growth (vs... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! Nearly 100,000 Uniques, 325,000 Pageviews in October

THANKS READERS! Nearly 100,000 Uniques, 325,000 Pageviews in October

THANKS READERS & ADVERTISERS for another great month – October, 2015 was our second-best month in the nearly 8-year history of The B-Town Blog, with 99,798 Unique Sessions and 324,713 Pageviews: Of... [Read more]

THANKS Readers & Advertisers for another great 6 months of website traffic!

THANKS Readers & Advertisers for another great 6 months of website traffic!

We’d like to take a moment to thank all our great Readers and Advertisers for their support, as our traffic statistics for the first six months of 2015 were awesome! In our ongoing policy of transparency,... [Read more]

THANKS Readers and Advertisers for another great period of website traffic!

THANKS Readers and Advertisers for another great period of website traffic!

We’d like to take a moment to thank all our great Readers and Advertisers for their support, as our traffic statistics for Dec. 2014 – Jan. 2015 were amazing! In our ongoing policy of transparency,... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! March Sets Record for the Blog – Over 90,000 Readers!

THANKS READERS! March Sets Record for the Blog – Over 90,000 Readers!

THANKS READERS & ADVERTISERS – March 2013 came in like a lion, and continued to roar all the way through for a record month for The B-Town Blog – which had over 90,000 Unique Visits and more than... [Read more]

Thanks Readers & Advertisers – Over 65,000 Readers of the Blog in January!

Thanks Readers & Advertisers – Over 65,000 Readers of the Blog in January!

THANKS READERS & ADVERTISERS – our Jan. 2013 website traffic (as per Google Analytics) was 65,535 Uniques – up +17.53% from Jan., 2012 – and for that we offer a huge THANKS! Click image to see... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Over 72,000 Visits in July, Up +21% Over June!

THANKS READERS – Over 72,000 Visits in July, Up +21% Over June!

We’d like to take a brief, self-indulgent moment to send a huge shout-out to all our Readers for another great month of traffic – The B-Town Blog had over 72,000 Visits during July, 2012, up +... [Read more]

Thanks Readers – Over 58,000 Unique Visitors to the Blog in February 2012!

Thanks Readers – Over 58,000 Unique Visitors to the Blog in February 2012!

We’d like to take a brief, self-indulgent moment to send a huge shout-out to all our Readers for another great month of traffic (enough to make us leap…) – The B-Town Blog had over 58,000... [Read more]

Thanks Readers – Nearly 56,000 Unique Visitors To The Blog In January 2012!

Thanks Readers – Nearly 56,000 Unique Visitors To The Blog In January 2012!

We’d like to take a self-indulgent moment to send a huge shout-out to all our Readers for another great month of traffic – The B-Town Blog had nearly 56,000 Unique Visitors during the month of... [Read more]

Thanks Readers For Another Great Month – Over 58,000 Visitors In October!

Thanks Readers For Another Great Month – Over 58,000 Visitors In October!

A HUGE thanks (and virtual group hug) to all our B-Town Blog Readers, both old and new – we had 58,704 Unique Visitors during October, up +16.47% over the previous 31 days! Our total number of Pageviews... [Read more]

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

It’s the start of a new month, which means that, before we dive headfirst into summer, it’s time to take a look back at June 2011, reflect and share our thanks: Ah, the sweet sweet rain of... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Over 60,000 Visitors In March, Our 2nd Best Ever!

THANKS READERS – Over 60,000 Visitors In March, Our 2nd Best Ever!

We’d like to send a HUGE shout-out to all our Readers, both new and old, who helped make March 2011 The B-Town Blog’s second most-visited month ever – over 60,000 Unique Visitors! According... [Read more]

October Sets Traffic Record For B-Town Blog – Over 75,000 Visitors!

October Sets Traffic Record For B-Town Blog – Over 75,000 Visitors!

We’d like to send a GINORMOUSLY HUGE shout-out to all our Readers, both new and old, who helped make October 2010 The B-Town Blog’s most-visited month ever – over 75,000 Unique Visitors! According... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Sept. Sets Record For B-Town Blog Traffic: Over 52K!

THANKS READERS – Sept. Sets Record For B-Town Blog Traffic: Over 52K!

We’d like to send a HUGE shout-out to all our Readers, both new and old, who helped make September 2010 The B-Town Blog’s most-visited month ever – over 52,000 Readers! According to Sitemeter,... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! March Traffic Record: 51K+ Readers & 102K+ Pageviews

THANKS READERS! March Traffic Record: 51K+ Readers & 102K+ Pageviews

March 2010 was a record-setting month for The B-Town Blog, with over 51,000+ Unique Visitors and 102,000+ Page Views, and like we did in 2009 (November, October, September and August, July, etc.), we’d... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! Another Month, Another Traffic Record – Nearly 50,000 Readers In November!

THANKS READERS! Another Month, Another Traffic Record – Nearly 50,000 Readers In November!

This is getting old (yeah, right) – another month, another record – for the month of November, 2009 The B-Town Blog received nearly 50,000 Unique Visitors, and like we did in October (and... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Another Month, Another Record – Nearly 40,000 Readers For October!

THANKS READERS – Another Month, Another Record – Nearly 40,000 Readers For October!

October 2009 was another record-setting traffic month for The B-Town Blog, and like we did in September (and August and July), we’d like to shout out a huge THANK YOU to all our beloved Readers and... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – September Breaks Another Record For B-Town Blog Traffic With +35,000 Readers!

THANKS READERS – September Breaks Another Record For B-Town Blog Traffic With +35,000 Readers!

September 2009 was another record-setting traffic month for The B-Town Blog, and like we did in August (as well as July), we’d like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all our beloved B-Town Blog Readers... [Read more]

THANKS READERS For Another Record Month – August Traffic UP +25%!

THANKS READERS For Another Record Month – August Traffic UP +25%!

August 2009 was another record traffic month for The B-Town Blog, and like we did in July, we’d like to shout out a huge THANK YOU all our beloved B-Town Blog Readers and Advertisers for another... [Read more]

Thanks Readers For Another Record Month! July Traffic UP +26%!

Thanks Readers For Another Record Month! July Traffic UP +26%!

Last month we thanked all our beloved B-Town Blog Readers for a record month of traffic for June, and now we’re here again to THANK YOU ALL again for a new record for July: 25,069 Unique Visitors... [Read more]

Thanks Readers For Our Best Month Ever! Here’s Our New “Traffic Transparency Policy”

Thanks Readers For Our Best Month Ever! Here’s Our New “Traffic Transparency Policy”

We’d like to take a moment to thank all our wonderful B-Town Blog Readers for making June, 2009 our best month ever!: 19,951 Unique Visitors – a +26.1% increase over May! 40,575 Page Views... [Read more]

Major Crimes In Burien Down By 12%, Lesser Crimes Up

Major Crimes In Burien Down By 12%, Lesser Crimes Up

by Jack Mayne

Major crimes in Burien are way down, but lesser crimes are way up, according to Burien Chief of Police Scott Kimerer’s report to the City Council on Monday night (May 11th).

Crime in general is going down in the metropolitan area and in Burien, Kimerer said. In the year 2000, he said the crime rate in Burien was 92 per one thousand residents, “a high rate.” In 2008, it was 53 crimes per one thousand Burien residents, nearly half the rate of eight years ago.

Calls to City Manager Mike Martin and Mayor Joan McGilton for comment were not returned.

“It has been a gradual decrease over the past six years,” Kimerer said. “We had one year where it was flat, (not an increase or decrease).”

“The rate for this year (2008) was down 12 percent,” he said. “That is fairly sizeable…”