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Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County High announced Wednesday (Oct. 1) that due to high levels of a marine biotoxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning – also known as “red tide”…

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Kathy Anderson recently shared these photos, of what is believed to be a non-native – and possibly tropical – ‘Ocean Sunfish’ swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the sweet black female cat, has been FOUND safe and sound! PREVIOUSLY: ‘Moka,’ a sweet black female cat, has been missing from the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer – a huge fan of really low tides – ventured out to the very tip of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach during Saturday’s -2.9 low tide, then turned his... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

BTB Reader Ethan Busse, 16, shared this great photo he took of the fireworks at Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): New Burien resident Elston J. Hill also celebrated the 4th of July... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

When he’s not busy calculating millibars and hectopascals, our own Puget Sound Weather Geek – Chris Scragg – is also a Photographer who lives just above Burien’s Three Tree Point. He also... [Read more]

Occupants flee from serious accident on Maplewild SW in Burien Monday morning

Occupants flee from serious accident on Maplewild SW in Burien Monday morning

BTB Writer/Humorist Shawn Underwood wasn’t laughing when she discovered the results of a serious accident on Maplewild Ave SW in Burien between 2 – 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, June 30. “Ran... [Read more]

Sponsored Post One-day only Driveway Sale is this Saturday at Three Tree Point home

One-day only Driveway Sale is this Saturday at Three Tree Point home

A one-day only Driveway Sale will be held this Saturday, June 28 – rain or shine – from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the driveway of 17000 Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. Look... [Read more]

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

Photo by Michael Brunk. The 4th of July is just over a month away, and our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking Business Sponsors and donations to help raise the $30,000 needed to... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

YouTuber/Diver/Photographer Drew Collins made a fantastic video underwater off Burien’s Three Tree Point recently, showing a mother Octopus – the “real Octo-Mom” – off the north beach,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

Have you enjoyed the snow in Burien yet? Well we have, and we’re asking our Readers to email their best pics in! Here are some scenes from Sunday morning…

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

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

Sixty or so brave souls started the New Year with a daring Polar Bear Plunge into Puget Sound off the beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 1. A new champ was crowned –... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point…

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

by Shawn Underwood There is a secret Santa in Burien, more specifically near the hairpin turn at Maplewild Ave SW and SW 156th Street. Maybe Secret Santa (SS) is in cahoots with the shell fairy? For those... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo of a ‘wiley’ Coyote spotted in a back yard above Three Tree Point near SW 170th Street and 24th Ave SW: “Although we’ve never seen them,... [Read more]

UPDATE: 11-year old Cat, last seen in Three Tree Point, has been FOUND

UPDATE: 11-year old Cat, last seen in Three Tree Point, has been FOUND

UPDATE 11/3/13 5 p.m.: Ian Kelley sent us this update: Thank you so much for posting about Balu on the B-Town Blog. I just found him about an hour ago. I had canvased most of the area for hours and hours... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

UPDATE 11/3/13: The sailboat that was grounded during Saturday’s intense windstorm didn’t fare too well – especially at high tide when it was battered against a cabana – as evidenced by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

BTB Reader Barbara Trenary wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Wildlife Raft, last seen on Monday, Oct. 28 in the water off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. The raft – designed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House – open both Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 – is a mid-century home located in a million dollar neighborhood above the waterfront... [Read more]

PHOTOS: If it’s August in Burien, there are people fishing at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: If it’s August in Burien, there are people fishing at Three Tree Point

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke took the following photos, showing crowds of fisherpeople at Burien’s Three Tree Point trying their luck at catching pink salmon on Sunday, Aug. 18 (click images to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Randy Schmidt took these amazing photos of Friday night’s lightning storm around 1 a.m. off Burien’s Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): And here’s... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Homeowner responsible for damaging Indian Trail arrested

FOLLOWUP: Homeowner responsible for damaging Indian Trail arrested

The homeowner responsible for damaging the “Sunset” portion of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood was arrested Tuesday morning (July 16), and all work at his home... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Someone is altering the Indian Trail in front of their house…’

LETTER: ‘Someone is altering the Indian Trail in front of their house…’

[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:] It was brought to our attention that someone... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

While a few cities in south King County still host public fireworks displays on Independence Day, Burien sadly isn’t one of them. The fireworks here are part of a day-long neighborhood celebration... [Read more]

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us the following amazing photo, taken during Tuesday’s deluge (June 25), looking southwest from above Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): “We... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

Organizers of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund (Todd Manola and Fred Feiertag) are in a bind and need more donations, so if you’ve ever enjoyed Burien’s best barged-based fireworks on the... [Read more]