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Follow Saturday night’s Kennedy Catholic football playoff game here!

Follow Saturday night’s Kennedy Catholic football playoff game here!

Photo by Barbara Carlson. Calling all Lancer fans! If you can’t get to Highline Memorial Stadium in time to catch Trevor H. (pictured above) and the rest of the Kennedy Catholic footballers take... [Read more]

Burien P.D. says Twitter account hacked, inappropriate comic Tweeted

Burien P.D. says Twitter account hacked, inappropriate comic Tweeted

The Burien Police Department got into a bit of trouble Thursday for Tweeting out the following, sexually suggestive comic strip, along with the word “Truth”: Burien P.D. claims that their... [Read more]

PODCAST: Car vs Pedestrian; Twitter banned at council meetings & more…

PODCAST: Car vs Pedestrian; Twitter banned at council meetings & more…

Here’s episode #21 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

As a Tweet told you earlier, Burien Council outlaws Twitter during meetings

As a Tweet told you earlier, Burien Council outlaws Twitter during meetings

by Jack Mayne Months of rancor over a Councilmember’s use of social media finally culminated Monday night (Sept. 21) with approval of guidelines that permits a member to be censured if caught Tweeting... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about Tweeting & texting during public meetings

LETTER: Resident concerned about Tweeting & texting during public meetings

[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:] Letter to the Editor; On March 15, 2015... [Read more]

Tweeting, texting still OK at Council; citizen letters return to meeting packet

Tweeting, texting still OK at Council; citizen letters return to meeting packet

by Jack Mayne Burien citizens will soon be able to see again communications from the public to the City Council, and at least one Councilmember will continue using Twitter and texting during meetings,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has more concerns about councilmember’s social media use

LETTER: Resident has more concerns about councilmember’s social media use

[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:] I wrote to the Burien Council a couple... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned with Councilmember’s use of social media

LETTER: Resident concerned with Councilmember’s use of social media

[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:] Currently, Burien has a sitting councilmember... [Read more]

Follow the Burien Police Department’s Twitter ‘Ride Along’ on the 4th of July

Follow the Burien Police Department’s Twitter ‘Ride Along’ on the 4th of July

The Burien Police Department is doing a Twitter “Ride Along” on Friday, July 4, and here are some of their Tweets (latest ones are first): Units just responded to reported burglary in progress... [Read more]

Joe Fitzgibbon finds self in hot water after Tweeting Arizona is ‘racist wasteland’

Joe Fitzgibbon finds self in hot water after Tweeting Arizona is ‘racist wasteland’

34th District State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon – a Democrat from Burien – found himself in a bit of hot water after the Seahawks lost to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, when he sent out the following... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Carpe Diem’ best practice in current Real Estate market, says Rick Chapman

‘Carpe Diem’ best practice in current Real Estate market, says Rick Chapman

Welcome our new B-Town Blog Advertiser Rick Chapman, Broker/Realtor with Windermere Real Estate South, Inc. Rick will be tweeting frequently on our main page, keeping all our B-Town readers informed on-the-fly. Here’s... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Burien Parks sent out the following Tweet Friday morning, Jan. 20, which included the photo above of a downed tree blocking the road to Seahurst Park: Seahurst Park in #Burien is closed to the public... [Read more]

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

It’s the start of a new month, which means that, before we dive headfirst into summer, it’s time to take a look back at June 2011, reflect and share our thanks: Ah, the sweet sweet rain of... [Read more]

PHOTO: Gray Whale Spotted Off Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday Morning

PHOTO: Gray Whale Spotted Off Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday Morning

Around 11:15am on Tuesday, March 1st, Burien Parks Director Michael LaFraniere sent out the following Tweet: Sources tell us a 40-ft long gray whale was spotted feeding about 10am this morning approx 100... [Read more]

WSDOT Tweet: 509 Closed In Normandy Park Due To Gas Leak Friday

WSDOT Tweet: 509 Closed In Normandy Park Due To Gas Leak Friday

UPDATE 5pm 4/16/10: The latest Tweet from the Washington State Department of Transportation reads: “SR 509 in Normandy Park – Crews have opened one lane and are alternating traffic through... [Read more]

City Of Burien To Impose 20% Tax On All Internet Use

City Of Burien To Impose 20% Tax On All Internet Use

BREAKING NEWS: In an emergency afternoon session, the Burien City Council voted today to impose a 20 percent internet tax on all users within the city boundaries. “With the downturn in the economy... [Read more]

City Of Burien Releases Its First Email Newsletter

City Of Burien Releases Its First Email Newsletter

by Janet Grella

Wednesday (March 18th) marked a new era in the City of Burien’s ongoing effort to upgrade their communications system with residents.

Approximately 1,800 citizens received the city’s first-ever online monthly newsletter.

By email.

All residents will continue to receive the quarterly, printed newsletter via snailmail.

If you are interested in receiving the online newsletter email your interest to [email protected] or call 206-241-4647

Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Twitter is the new black, even though their mascot is a blue bird. And since we’re oh so ding dang fashionable at the B-Town Blog, we now use it as well. Daily. Hourly. Sometimes even…minutely. You... [Read more]