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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]

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer wandered out to take a few photos of a smoke-tinted sunset when some neighbors alerted him to some Orca whales swimming past Burien’s Three Tree Point on Friday night,... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Three Tree Point Lane will be closed Aug. 29-Jan. 25

CONSTRUCTION ALERT: Three Tree Point Lane will be closed Aug. 29-Jan. 25

The City of Burien announced on Thursday, Aug. 25, that Three Tree Point Lane (map below) will be closed for a sewer lift station upgrade project, starting Aug. 29 and continuing weekdays to Jan. 25. 2017: CONSTRUCTION... [Read more]

‘Party on the Point’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 10 in Three Tree Point

‘Party on the Point’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 10 in Three Tree Point

A fundraiser called ‘Party on the Point’ will be held at a private residence in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Saturday, Sept. 10. This event will include live music by Kyle... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos of fireworks seen from Burien on the 4th of July. “A neighbor invited us to his house for the fireworks. His house faces south. Our house faces... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 4th of July in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 4th of July in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

The 4th of July is an awesome, day-long celebration in Burien’s beautiful Three Tree Point neighborhood – starting with a community breakfast, flag-raising ceremony, kids’ parade and games,... [Read more]

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

On Tuesday, June 14, Photographer Jerry Gay presented Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Chief Mike Marrs with 100 copies of his classic Pulitzer Prize winning photograph taken on Three Tree Point in... [Read more]

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go, Three Tree Point Fireworks fund needs donations

With less than a month to go until the 4th of July, the Three Tree Point Fireworks fund is still in need of donations. Here are more details from the fund’s website: The Three Tree Point Fireworks... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Have you ever wondered about THOSE houses? Here’s one in Three Tree Point

Have you ever wondered about THOSE houses? Here’s one in Three Tree Point

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Have you ever wondered about THOSE houses? You know the ones that seem to have just a little extra something about them?! Maybe it’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sat./Sun. Open House: 3-BD Three Tree Point view home

Berkshire Hathaway Sat./Sun. Open House: 3-BD Three Tree Point view home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY, May 14, and SUNDAY, May 15 – is a 3-bedroom Three Tree Point view home! The main... [Read more]

CRIME: Robber steals generator from Three Tree Point home Wed. morning

CRIME: Robber steals generator from Three Tree Point home Wed. morning

A brazen robber stole a generator from Three Tree Point resident Fred Feiertag’s home in broad daylight on Wednesday morning (May 11). The stolen generator was a Honda EU 3000is model valued around... [Read more]

PHOTO: Two large cargo ships pass each other near Three Tree Point

PHOTO: Two large cargo ships pass each other near Three Tree Point

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great photo of two large cargo ships passing each other near Burien’s Three Tree Point – the Euro Spirit Ro Ro Cargo and the Evergreen Ever Excel – taken... [Read more]

PHOTO: Strange ‘Halo’ photographed from kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTO: Strange ‘Halo’ photographed from kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Adam E. Levy shares this photo he took, showing “an interesting halo that formed over Three Tree Point yesterday morning (Thursday, March 31) as taken from my kayak.”: According... [Read more]

18 donated pianos ‘gathering steam’ for upcoming Burien Film Festival event

18 donated pianos ‘gathering steam’ for upcoming Burien Film Festival event

Eighteen pianos have been donated so far by generous area residents for the Burien Film Festival, including this circa 1905 Newman Brothers upright “overstrung” grand, which will represent... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open Houses: 2 amazing 3 Tree Point homes!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open Houses: 2 amazing 3 Tree Point homes!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest will be holding TWO Open Houses this weekend – from Noon – 3 p.m. this SUNDAY, Jan. 24! Here’s the first home: Enjoy amazing Puget... [Read more]

Oh, the stories the sea could tell (especially about antlers at Three Tree Point)

Oh, the stories the sea could tell (especially about antlers at Three Tree Point)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story is by Pieter Booth, who scuba dives at Burien’s Three Tree Point. Pieter wrote this story as a response to one we posted in Dec. 2014 showing antlers that... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Dozens of brave, crazy citizens dove into the New Year at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday, Jan. 1, under bright and clear sunny skies, with the air temp around 35 and the water actually... [Read more]

Ring in 2016 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday

Ring in 2016 by diving into the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday

Folks will be ringing in 2016 this Friday, Jan. 1, at the annual Polar Bear Plunge, starting at Noon from the beach in the 3400 block of 172nd SW Street (map below) in Burien’s Three Tree Point... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing Three Tree Point waterfront!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing Three Tree Point waterfront!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kitesurfers cruise past Three Tree Point at Sunset Thursday

PHOTOS: Kitesurfers cruise past Three Tree Point at Sunset Thursday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Kitesurfers cruising past Burien’s Three Tree Point at Sunset on Thursday, Nov. 19 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

Another great video has surfaced, this one by Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network, shot on the morning of Nov. 3, showing members of J & K pods, along with L87 in resting mode traveling in three... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Tugboat Pacific Knight smashes through wind off shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Tugboat Pacific Knight smashes through wind off shores of Burien

And you think your commute is tough? Resident Elston Hill shares the following photos he took Friday, Oct. 30, showing the tugboat Pacific Knight smashing south towards Tacoma past the shores of Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Halloween decorations delight, cause Coulrophobia at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Halloween decorations delight, cause Coulrophobia at Three Tree Point

One of the highlights of Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood is centered at the residence of Greg and Rhonda Dill, who go all out every year for both Halloween and the 4th of July. Kids of all... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

PHOTOS: Turkey Vultures hover over Burien’s Three Tree Point Thursday

Courtesy Ray & Dory Hamlin comes these great photos of Turkey Vultures flying over Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood Thursday morning, Oct. 15 (click images to see larger versions): “Five... [Read more]

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network comes this great video showing a pod of Orca Whales passing Burien’s Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Oct. 4: “Sunset close pass-by... [Read more]