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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Local puppy possibly poisoned by pot

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Sunday afternoon, my 10-month old puppy... [Read more]

UPDATE: Those 2 shipwrecked boats are back, this time at Three Tree Point

UPDATE: Those 2 shipwrecked boats are back, this time at Three Tree Point

Remember the two boats that were found washed up on a beach in Burien that we first reported on Monday, April 2? Well, they’re back. But this time they washed ashore early Sunday morning, April... [Read more]

FOUND: Lose a boat (or 2)? Two boats wash ashore in Burien Monday

FOUND: Lose a boat (or 2)? Two boats wash ashore in Burien Monday

King County Marine Rescue is looking for the owner(s) of two boats that washed ashore Monday (April 2, 2018), about 3/4 mile south of Three Tree Point in the city limits of Burien: Perhaps some folks... [Read more]

New KING-TV show ‘Take 5’ films profile on Burien

New KING-TV show ‘Take 5’ films profile on Burien

You may have noticed some filming going on around Burien last Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Oilerie, Tin Room and the Three Tree Point neighborhood. The production was for ‘Take 5,” which is a... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Man who drowned off Seahurst identified; more details released

FOLLOWUP: Man who drowned off Seahurst identified; more details released

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday (Jan. 22) released the identity of the man who tragically drowned off Burien’s Three Tree Point/Seahurst Park as Tyler Ingraham, 27. The... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dozens of adventurous spirits plunged into the chilly Puget Sound waters on a clear and crisp New Year’s Day at Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The winner of... [Read more]

<i>Brrring</i> in 2018 at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day!

Brrring in 2018 at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day!

Here’s a great, fun way to brrring in 2018 – on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, dive into Puget Sound at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Street (map below)... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos showing Wednesday night’s sunset and view of Mt. Rainier from Three Tree Point (click images to view larger version/slideshow):  Read More →

This Three Tree Point house may look happy, but some think it was haunted…

This Three Tree Point house may look happy, but some think it was haunted…

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was originally posted on Halloween, 2009. We’re re-running it again because we think it’s a pretty spooky, local tale: By Laura Beth Peterson The year... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

By Elston Hill On Sunday morning (Oct. 15), there were no clouds in the sky. Mount Rainier beckoned from a golden sky with planes flying past. Contrails were orange. There was a crescent moon. The regional... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these photos, showing a lovely fall evening at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Sept. 24 (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

Sponsored Post OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Magnificent ‘Lookout’ at Three Tree Point offers incomparable lifestyle

Open House this Sunday Sept. 17: Magnificent “lookout” at Three Tree Point offers an incomparable lifestyle! If you’ve been searching for a beachy retreat that’s both luxurious and comfortable,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

Some recent photographic awesomeness from resident Elston Hill: On Friday (Sept. 1), The Virginia V. – built in 1922 when roads were frequently impassable – cruised past Burien’s shores. This... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of a Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday afternoon, July 29 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Golden hour views from Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Golden hour views from Burien’s Three Tree Point

Photographer Aaron Wells shot these great photos over the course of a very enjoyable ‘golden hour’ at Three Tree Point Saturday evening (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

Under glorious sunny skies, with temps in the high 70s, Burien’s Independence Day celebrations were a mix of tradition, family fun and red, white and blue pride in our country and region. VIDEOS: The... [Read more]

Young thieves rescued after overturning stolen kayak at Three Tree Point Monday

Young thieves rescued after overturning stolen kayak at Three Tree Point Monday

A bit of excitement in Burien’s Three Tree Point Monday night (June 5), as two underage boys (13 & 17 years old) stole a one-man kayak from one neighbor and oars from another, then jumped down... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboat regatta, ferries, tugs, construction & more

PHOTOS: Sailboat regatta, ferries, tugs, construction & more

Elston Hill was out with his camera and he caught these great photos of the Seattle Yacht Club’s Tri-Island Vashon Island Regatta #2 (starting at Shilshole, then around Vashon/Maury Island then back),... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

VIDEO: Burien driver demonstrates why you shouldn’t Text & Drive

This Distracted Driver was caught texting and driving – and weaving – on SW 172nd Street earlier this week in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, when she did this… …and then... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca Whales, who frolicked off Burien’s Three Tree Point for a while on Saturday, April 15. “They stayed around more than any I have seen in... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Winter sunrise and sunset at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went down to Three Tree Point Thursday morning (Jan. 5) to watch the sunrise. “Planes were landing from the south,” Elston said. “But before... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

Dozens of crazed residents dove into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. What started out as a small neighborhood tradition in 2002... [Read more]

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Brrring in 2017 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge Sunday!

Here’s a great, fun way to ring in the New Year– this coming Sunday, dive into 2017 at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Streetin Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood…

WEATHER: If you live near Puget Sound, be ready for possible flooding Saturday

WEATHER: If you live near Puget Sound, be ready for possible flooding Saturday

Photo from a Nov. 2011 storm at Three Tree Point courtesy Randy Schmidt. The potent remnants of Super Typhoon Songda are expected to slam into the region on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 15), and things could... [Read more]