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PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

Resident Elston Hill recently took some out of town guests on a tour of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and he brought along his camera. “I was amused a few months... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The House that Jerry built – discover the back story of this unique 3TP property

The House that Jerry built – discover the back story of this unique 3TP property

Realtor Stuart Steadman is representing an amazing waterfront home on Three Tree Point, once owned by Highline Times Publisher and longtime Burien resident Jerry Robinson. Along with its one-of-a-kind... [Read more]

PHOTO: Morning sun illuminates Mt. Rainier for start of another beautiful day

PHOTO: Morning sun illuminates Mt. Rainier for start of another beautiful day

Reader Ray Hamlyn sent us this great photo of Mt. Rainier, taken from Burien’s Three Tree Point at around 6 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. “The morning sun begins illuminating Mt Rainier, signaling... [Read more]

Sponsored Post WANTED: House to buy in 3 Tree Point or west Seahurst area

WANTED: House to buy in 3 Tree Point or west Seahurst area

WANTED: A House to buy in 3 Tree Point area My wife and I have recently sold our home in Seahurst and are looking for a new home in the 3 tree point area. We will also consider west Seahurst. We are... [Read more]

PHOTO: Canadian Coast Guard Ship W. E. Ricker cruises past Three Tree Point

PHOTO: Canadian Coast Guard Ship W. E. Ricker cruises past Three Tree Point

It’s not every day that you see the Canadian Coast Guard cruising off the coast of Burien, but around 8 a.m. Thursday morning (July 9) BTB Contributor Elston Hill captured this image of the ship... [Read more]

STOLEN: 10-foot dinghy stolen from Three Tree Point waterfront

STOLEN: 10-foot dinghy stolen from Three Tree Point waterfront

BTB Reader Ian Kelley wants everyone to be on the lookout for his 10-foot dinghy – complete with oars and life jackets –  that was stolen from his waterfront in Three Tree Point on Friday afternoon... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up 4th of July sky over Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill and his wife Jackline come these great photos showing the barge-based fireworks display shot off over Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday night, July 4 (click images to see larger... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Tuesday’s minus low tide at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Scenes from Tuesday’s minus low tide at Burien’s Three Tree Point

This week we’ll experience some of the lowest tides of the year, and BTB Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos Tuesday morning (June 16) at Three Tree Point with his wife Jackline Hill and... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here comes the 4th of July – a very special event in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood! “Our quiet and scenic corner of Burien turns on the charm to share in the traditions of the 4th... [Read more]

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo, showing the 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ as she rounded Three Tree Point and headed south on Friday, April 24: Here’s more info about this schooner,... [Read more]

Prowler caught by alert residents in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

Prowler caught by alert residents in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

Alert residents caught a prowler on SW 172nd Street in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood early Monday morning, March 2, around 12:20 a.m. After one neighbor saw the suspect prowling, two others... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Bald Eagle devours its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these great photos, showing a Bald Eagle devouring its prey at Burien’s Three Tree Point (click images to see larger versions): “I watched an eagle... [Read more]

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Meet ‘Valentino,’ a Beaver rescued at Three Tree Point on Valentine’s Day

Story & Photos by Maureen Hoffmann Meet “Valentino” the Beaver… One local resident quipped, “It takes a village to heal a beaver.” For several hours on Valentine’s Day afternoon, nearby... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent in these photos, showing sailboats passing close to Three Tree Point on Saturday, Jan. 24 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If you’ve got a cool photo... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Bertha,’ last seen on New Year’s Eve, has been FOUND!

UPDATE JAN. 7, 2015: Sybil Davis tells us that Bertha has been FOUND! “Bertha (or BIg Bertha as we like to call her due to her girth) appeared again, right where she was lost! We think someone might... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Around 80 brave the 2015 Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Under gorgeous, crystal blue skies on a crisp 37-degree New Year’s Day, a record crowd of around 80 people braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound as they rang in 2015 at the annual Three Tree Point... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge this Thursday at Noon!

Animated gif of a previous Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge by Jana Kleitsch. Cleanse yourself for 2015 by diving into Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

Burien City Councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these pics, of what appears to be a pair of large antlers floundering in the surf on the north beach of Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Dec. 28: Anyone... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

MISSING: ‘Lady,’ an older dog missing in Three Tree Point since Saturday

An older female dog named ‘Lady’ has been missing from the 16900 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood since Saturday, Dec. 6: ‘Lady’ is very... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

The body of a dead Sea Lion washed up on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach this week. It’s unknown when this marine mammal died, or what the cause was. However, Jamie at the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: North beach of Three Tree Point hammered during Saturday storm

PHOTOS: North beach of Three Tree Point hammered during Saturday storm

BTB Reader Randy Schmidt sent us these great photos, taken around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (Nov. 29), from the private access on the north side of Three Tree Point, looking north as bulkheads were being... [Read more]

Area gets dusting of snow, power goes out in Three Tree Point Saturday morning

Area gets dusting of snow, power goes out in Three Tree Point Saturday morning

Snow covers branches near Tukwila. Photo by Michael Brunk. A light layer of snow dusted the Burien area Saturday morning, and power went out to a few hundred homes in the Tree Tree Point neighborhood. Seattle... [Read more]

This Burien house may look happy, but some think it was haunted…

This Burien 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 pretty spooky: by Laura Beth Peterson The year was 1944 and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Tuesday’s storm as seen from Seahurst

Burien resident Chris Rimple shot a time-lapse video on Tuesday, Oct. 21, showing a storm system moving through the region. “Here’s a time lapse of yesterday’s storm, from 9:30 a.m. to sunset,”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

New pics added, courtesy Elston Hill (click images to see larger version/slideshow): Somewhere out there, in the water beyond this crowd of onlookers, were 50-60 Orca Whales who swam past Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Halloween comes early to this spooky Burien neighborhood

PHOTOS: Halloween comes early to this spooky Burien neighborhood

BTB Reader Elston Hill was out walking the other day around Three Tree Point when he happened upon one of the most decorated and festive homes in the area, owned by Greg and Rhonda Dill and located at... [Read more]

Power outage – apparently caused by bird – hits Three Tree Point Monday morning

Power outage – apparently caused by bird – hits Three Tree Point Monday morning

A power outage apparently caused by a bird knocked out electricity to 352 homes in Burien’s Three Three Point neighborhood early Monday morning (Oct. 6). Rumor is that a Blue Heron landed on electrical... [Read more]