victims Section

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies 1 of 2 shooting victims

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies 1 of 2 shooting victims

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday identified one of the two victims of Wednesday night’s fatal shooting in Burien as Eveona Cortez, 19. Eveona died from multiple gunshot... [Read more]

Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien announced that they will be holding a fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo and his son Xavier on Wednesday, June 8. Ten percent of each check that day will be donated directly... [Read more]

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

The victims of Monday night’s horrific crash (read our previous coverage here), were a man named Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier – both seriously injured as a result of a 15-year old girl running... [Read more]

UPDATE: Shelter Opened at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church for 37 Fire Victims

UPDATE: Shelter Opened at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church for 37 Fire Victims

UPDATE TUESDAY 1/29/13 10 a.m.: 37 displaced victims from Monday’s apartment fire spent the night at the Red Cross shelter at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church. According to Jerry Vanderwier of the... [Read more]

Germaine’s Country Kitchen Accepting Donations for Fire Victims, Firefighters

Germaine’s Country Kitchen Accepting Donations for Fire Victims, Firefighters

Creative Commons Photo courtesy Steve G. Bisig. BTB Advertiser Germaine’s Country Kitchen is serving as a drop-off location for the recent Cle Elum wild fires, which burned at least 60 homes in Central... [Read more]

DNA Technology May Help ID Green River Victims, Including Burien Body

DNA Technology May Help ID Green River Victims, Including Burien Body

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday (March 19) progress on efforts to identify the remains of eight individuals who have been long termed “John/Jane Doe” homicide victims, including... [Read more]

One Year Later: Survivors Of Burien’s Worst Arson Fire Continue On With Life

One Year Later: Survivors Of Burien’s Worst Arson Fire Continue On With Life

by Mark Neuman It was a year ago this morning (June 29th) that a fire tore through the Tara Apartments on SW 155th in Burien. The blaze, determined to be an arson by police, destroyed the Tara, jumped... [Read more]

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

According to the Seattle P-I, members of a family that lived at the arson-burned Tara Apartments in Burien are suing their landlord, claiming they did little to prevent the fire that destroyed the building... [Read more]

Fire Victims Fundraiser Raises Over $10,500!

Fire Victims Fundraiser Raises Over $10,500!

Beaucoup kudos to one and all in B-Town (and beyond) who turned out, donated, bought, ate, drank and had fun at last night’s Fire Victims Fundraiser at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub – you raised... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fire Victim Fundraiser Raised Over $10K!

UPDATE: Fire Victim Fundraiser Raised Over $10K!

UPDATE 7/17/08 10am: Last night’s Fire Victims Fundraiser brought in approximately $10,500! Way to go B-Town! Some of last night’s highlights: Mick Kelly’s co-owners Mick Purdy and... [Read more]

Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction Tonight At Mick Kelly’s!

Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction Tonight At Mick Kelly’s!

(click on graphic to download PDF Poster suitable for printing/posting) Don’t forget – tonight (Wed. July 16th) is the Burien Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub, located... [Read more]

Reminder:Fire Victim Fundraiser Is Tomorrow Night

Reminder:Fire Victim Fundraiser Is Tomorrow Night

Don’t forget folks – tomorrow night (starting at 6pm) is the Fire Victims Fundraiser Auction at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub, so please make sure your calendars are marked and your wallet... [Read more]

Some Auction Items For Wed. Fundraiser At Mick Kelly’s

Some Auction Items For Wed. Fundraiser At Mick Kelly’s

(click on graphic to download PDF Poster suitable for printing/posting) The generosity of the businesses and people in the Burien area is coming out and shining like the bright sun on a summer’s... [Read more]

How To Help Fire Victims, With Specifics

How To Help Fire Victims, With Specifics

From Gregory Heights Second Grade Teacher Nancy Sparks comes some specific information on four of the families who were victims of last weekend’s tragic apartment fire. As we mentioned previously,... [Read more]

Bison Creek Fundraiser Brings In $5,000

Bison Creek Fundraiser Brings In $5,000

Jared Butcher, organizer of Sunday’s fire victim fundraiser at Bison Creek Pizza, just reported this great news to us: Bison Creek Fundraiser was a success! We raised roughly $5,000, loaded 7 pickup... [Read more]

Fire Victim Shelter Closes, New Fundraiser July 14th

Fire Victim Shelter Closes, New Fundraiser July 14th

The emergency shelter at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church (run by the Red Cross) for last weekend’s apartment fire victims closed last night, leaving dozens of people now fending for themselves, including... [Read more]

Fire Victim Fundraiser Sunday At Bison Creek

Fire Victim Fundraiser Sunday At Bison Creek

Quick update on progress of the new B-Good In B-Town movement for this holiday weekend:  FUNDRAISERS: This Sunday, July 6th, from 5pm-9pm at Bison Creek Pizza located at 630 SW 153rd Street (206-244-8825):... [Read more]

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

UPDATE 2:30pm 6/30/08: The tragic apartment fire that killed three early Sunday has been determined as being arson and a $10,000 reward has been set for information leading to an arrest. Lots of generous... [Read more]