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Local Man Tim Leahy Was In Dallas When JFK Was Shot

Local Man Tim Leahy Was In Dallas When JFK Was Shot

by Janet Grella It is often agreed that most people over five years old and living in the United States on November 22, 1963 will remember exactly where they were when they found out that President John... [Read more]

Andy MacDonald Memorial Fundraiser Is Nov. 29th

Andy MacDonald Memorial Fundraiser Is Nov. 29th

Just over two years ago, a torrential storm hit, causing the Cowlitz River near Mt. Rainier to overflow and sweep Highline High ’05 graduate Andy MacDonald away to a tragic death at age 19. Andy... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victim Checks In With The B-Town Blog

Burien Fire Victim Checks In With The B-Town Blog

by Mark Neuman A refreshing phone call came in to the B-Town Blog offices from Burien fire victim David Baggott. You may recall that David, along with his wife Elizabeth, are among the more than two dozen... [Read more]

Message From Jared Storer About Family Memorial Service

Message From Jared Storer About Family Memorial Service

Jared Storer, son of Mark Storer and brother of Brian, both of whom died last week when their floatplane crashed, wrote the following message about yesterday’s memorial service on his blog last night: Thanks... [Read more]

Burien Towing’s Mark & Brian Storer Honored Today

Burien Towing’s Mark & Brian Storer Honored Today

TUKWILA – Burien Towing’s Mark and Brian Storer, killed last week when their floatplane crashed near Shelton, were honored today with a memorial service here. The procession was highlighted... [Read more]

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

We’d like to take a moment to reflect and commemorate that it was exactly one month ago today that an arson fire blazed through the Tara and Jenny Marie apartment buildings in the 400 block of SW... [Read more]

Fund Set Up To Help Family Of Brian Storer

Fund Set Up To Help Family Of Brian Storer

According to Jared Storer’s blog, a fund has been set up to support the family of Brian Storer, who was killed last Thursday in a floatplane crash near Shelton along with his father, Mark. Brian... [Read more]

Fire Victims Donation Center Closed + Some Shout Outs

Fire Victims Donation Center Closed + Some Shout Outs

After taking in an estimated 300+ truck fulls of goods, the Burien Fire Victims Donation Center (located at 156 SW 152nd Street) is now closed and being returned to its landlord. Please make a note of... [Read more]

Memorial Service Planned For Mark & Brian Storer

Memorial Service Planned For Mark & Brian Storer

As we reported Friday, Burien Towing’s Mark Storer, 51, and his son Brian, 24, were killed in a floatplane crash near Shelton, WA. A memorial service for both has been scheduled for this Thursday,... [Read more]

Burien Towing’s Mark Storer & Son Killed In Plane Crash

Burien Towing’s Mark Storer & Son Killed In Plane Crash

SHELTON, WA ­- Burien Towing’s Mark Storer, 51 and his son Brian, 24, were killed Thursday when their floatplane crashed 10 miles west of Shelton. Investigators have not yet determined the cause... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victims Still Need Help, Housing

Burien Fire Victims Still Need Help, Housing

Just because the Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser is over doesn’t mean the victims don’t need any more help – quite the opposite really, as at least six families are still in need of regular... [Read more]