Travel Section

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Remember the good ol’ days when you could wave goodbye at the airport gate as someone boarded a plane? Or you could welcome them with a hug at the gate of a domestic flight? Or grab a bite to eat... [Read more]

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Seattle Southside RTA: Get Deals & Discounts at Area’s Hottest Attractions

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority:Deals and Discounts At The Area’s Hottest Attractions The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has developed a digital coupon... [Read more]

Local Burien entrepreneur & Amazon veteran has a lust for travel, wandering

Local Burien entrepreneur & Amazon veteran has a lust for travel, wandering

In 2015, Jana Kleitsch, a Burien native, found herself planning a last minute road trip for her family to the Washington coast. The trip came together magically (after hours and hours of internet searching),... [Read more]

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

Writer Heather Hansman profiled Burien for the July, 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine, which should be on newsstands now. The profile – which starts on page 28 – highlights B-Town’s local arts,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce April 14 luncheon to focus on tourism

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce April 14 luncheon to focus on tourism

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s April Luncheon – set for Friday, April 14 at the Embassy Suites in Tukwila – will focus on tourism, with a presentation by the Seattle Southside Regional... [Read more]

UPDATE: WSDOT construction slowdown on I-5 in area delayed due to weather

UPDATE: WSDOT construction slowdown on I-5 in area delayed due to weather

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced Friday that construction on I-5 in the SeaTac area has been postponed until next weekend due to weather:If you missed it, the I-5 #SouthKingSlowdown... [Read more]

Local resident Michelle Codd gives ’15 Reasons to Visit Cuba’

Local resident Michelle Codd gives ’15 Reasons to Visit Cuba’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a companion story to a previous story we featured about Cuba by Shawn Underwood:Story & Photos by Michelle Codd Ever been curious about what traveling to Cuba... [Read more]

Local Humor Writer shares her first-hand experiences of traveling to Cuba

Local Humor Writer shares her first-hand experiences of traveling to Cuba

Story & Photos by Shawn Underwood Cuba is back in business! Americans are traveling (finally) along with the rest of the known population to Cuba. Cubans are ecstatic. I’m not kidding. I can’t... [Read more]

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Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sounds Transit is asking residents: “Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?” “Citizens from Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila connect to multiple destinations... [Read more]

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Burien and Des Moines

LETTER: Lower speed limit means longer trip between Burien and Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: [EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland (or B-Town Blog)... [Read more]

SR-518 construction may cause travel delays near airport this weekend

SR-518 construction may cause travel delays near airport this weekend

Whether you are picking up, dropping off or parking, plan for extra time getting to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this weekend, as construction work will continue on SR-518. Concrete panel... [Read more]

Road delays possible on SR-518 near Sea-Tac Airport this weekend

Road delays possible on SR-518 near Sea-Tac Airport this weekend

Concrete panel replacement work on eastbound SR-518 near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport may cause delays Friday, June 7 through the morning of Sunday, June 9, according to the Washington State Department... [Read more]

Sessler Family will Share Stories About Recent Costa Rica Trip Sunday Night

Sessler Family will Share Stories About Recent Costa Rica Trip Sunday Night

The Sessler Family – including Jerrod and Nikki of Burien’s HomeTask – recently returned from two months in Central America, and they’ll be hosting a gathering this Sunday evening, Jan.... [Read more]

PHOTO: Asphalt Paving Begins On Ambaum. What A Flippin’ Difference!

PHOTO: Asphalt Paving Begins On Ambaum. What A Flippin’ Difference!

Asphalt paving has finally flippin’ begun on Ambaum Blvd. SW, with the first layers added to a section between SW 126th and SW 112th on Monday and Tuesday this week (May 9 & 10)…