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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]

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]