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History, Beer, Flying Saucers & ‘Maury Island Incident’ film Thurs., Oct. 26

History, Beer, Flying Saucers & ‘Maury Island Incident’ film Thurs., Oct. 26

The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things flying saucers... [Read more]

PHOTO: Washington State Ferry ‘Tacoma’ cruises past Burien

PHOTO: Washington State Ferry ‘Tacoma’ cruises past Burien

Resident Elston Hill took this photo of the Washington State Ferry “Tacoma” as it cruised past Burien on Saturday, Oct. 24 (click image to see larger version): Elston adds: The Ferry Tacoma,... [Read more]

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

DIRT ALERT! Learn about soil contamination from the Asarco Smelter this Saturday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Burien Library. Representatives from the Department of Ecology’s Tacoma... [Read more]

UPDATE: Woman Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Hit-And-Run Death Of Burien Woman

UPDATE: Woman Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ In Hit-And-Run Death Of Burien Woman

UPDATE 11/19/11 10:35 p.m.: The news Tribune is reporting that on Monday (Dec. 19), Denise Larkins pleaded ‘not guilty’ to second-degree murder for intentionally hitting and killing Michelle... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

PHOTOS: Huge Smoke Plume Visible In Burien; From Vashon House Fire

BTB Photographer/Reporter Nicholas Johnson took the above photos from Burien late Sunday afternoon, showing a huge smoke plume originating from an apparent house fire on Vashon Island. According to reports,... [Read more]

Help Police ID These Mail Thieves & Credit Card Scammers

Help Police ID These Mail Thieves & Credit Card Scammers

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Department are turning to the public in the hopes of identifying this pair of likely mail thieves who used a stolen debit card in several area cities: This... [Read more]

Friday Reception At Burien Art Gallery For Graphite Art

Friday Reception At Burien Art Gallery For Graphite Art

Burien Arts (formerly the Burien Arts Association) is presenting an exhibition of graphite on paper works by Seattle artist Steve Roumas (sample above) at the Burien Art Gallery, located at 421 SW 146th... [Read more]

Semaj Booker Won’t Be Booked Into Detention

Semaj Booker Won’t Be Booked Into Detention

SEATAC – Remember Semaj Booker, the 10-year old Tacoma boy who’s managed to sneak through security at SeaTac Airport twice? Well, a judge ruled Monday that young Semaj won’t be booked... [Read more]

Strange B-Town Ads O’The Day: BBQ Sauce Barter Battle Between Burien and Tacoma

Strange B-Town Ads O’The Day: BBQ Sauce Barter Battle Between Burien and Tacoma

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > barter: Reply to: [email protected] Date: 2008-03-05, 2:36PM PST i have two mint condition jack-in-the box bbq sauces, it is a... [Read more]