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Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Pro Se University PS!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Pro Se University PS!

Acting as your own lawyer – as a pro se party – may well be the most challenging thing a person ever does. Our latest Advertiser, Pro Se University PS, offers webinars and seminars on specific... [Read more]

One Of The Four Slain Lakewood Police Was Once A Tukwila Cop

One Of The Four Slain Lakewood Police Was Once A Tukwila Cop

Sgt. Mark Renninger Sunday morning (Nov. 29th) four Lakewood Police Officers were shot and killed in a coffee shop when a suspect suddenly opened fire, and one of the victims, Sgt. Mark Renninger, served... [Read more]

Looks Like Official Annexation Day Will Be March 2, 2010

Looks Like Official Annexation Day Will Be March 2, 2010

by Ralph Nichols The effective date for annexation is now all but official. At their next meeting on Nov. 23, Burien council members are expected to approve March 2 as the day that some 14,100 residents... [Read more]

FREE "E-Cycle" Electronics Recycling In Tukwila This Weekend

FREE "E-Cycle" Electronics Recycling In Tukwila This Weekend

Tukwila company American Electronics Recycling Corporation is holding a FREE “E-Cycling” event this weekend (Aug. 7th, 8th, and 9th from 9am – 3:30pm) as part of the state’s “E-Cycle”... [Read more]

Notes From Monday Night’s City Council Meeting

Notes From Monday Night’s City Council Meeting

by Gina Bourdage

Here are notes from Monday night’s (Mar. 23rd) Burien City Council meeting (link to PDF agenda here):

SPRING CLEANING
The City of Burien has a lot of improvements underway – everything from the restrooms to the city’s website is getting a little “spring cleaning.”

Rep. Upthegrove Gets Up In Shady Limo Drivers’ Faces

Rep. Upthegrove Gets Up In Shady Limo Drivers’ Faces

A bill that would level the playing field between taxi cabs and certain types of limousines has passed out of the House Transportation Committee ahead of a crucial cutoff deadline that keeps it alive in... [Read more]

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible Snow Tonight?

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible Snow Tonight?

The National Weather Service issued the following Advisory Wed. morning about potential snow showers coming tonight/Thursday: Statement as of 4:21 AM PST on February 25, 2009 … Local snow showers... [Read more]

ALERT: Phone Scam Targeting Hispanic Businesses

ALERT: Phone Scam Targeting Hispanic Businesses

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna has released this alert, about a telephone scam in which Spanish-speaking callers claim to be from “the insurance agency”: Callers claim to be... [Read more]

Announcing Our Latest Sister Site: The Waterland Blog!

Announcing Our Latest Sister Site: The Waterland Blog!

We’re proud to unveil our latest Local Blog, for our southerly neighbor Des Moines: The Waterland Blog! It will be updated frequently with Local News, Feature Stories, History, Events, Photos, Videos,... [Read more]

Dead Man Walking Has A Bad Burien Connection

Dead Man Walking Has A Bad Burien Connection

According to numerous news sources, the Washington man scheduled to be executed March 13th has a bad Burien connection. Cal Coburn Brown was convicted in 1993 of the 1991 murder of Holly Washa, a 22-year... [Read more]

PHOTO: Burien Resident’s View Of Inauguration

PHOTO: Burien Resident’s View Of Inauguration

Here’s a photo sent to use by Burien resident Bob, an Englishman who has been filing reports for us from Washington, DC, where he attended the Inauguration of Barack Obama: This is the view Bob had... [Read more]

RE-POST: A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

RE-POST: A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2nd) in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:} “When machines and computers, profit... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Burien Resident’s Photos, Inauguration Day #1

EXCLUSIVE: Burien Resident’s Photos, Inauguration Day #1

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Bob is an Englishman and Burien resident who is currently in Washington, D.C. for the Inauguration of President Obama. This is his second in a series of exclusive reports for The... [Read more]

S&P Upgrades Ratings On Normandy Park Bonds

S&P Upgrades Ratings On Normandy Park Bonds

Normandy Park is one of 15 municipalities in Washington and Oregon that Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services recently upgraded in regards to general obligation bonds. “These upgrades reflect... [Read more]

See Live, Real-Time Washington Election Results

See Live, Real-Time Washington Election Results

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Watch Live, Real-Time Election Results Here

Watch Live, Real-Time Election Results Here

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Where To Vote Tomorrow In The Burien Area

Where To Vote Tomorrow In The Burien Area

In case you… Haven’t yet voted Forgot where the heck you’re supposed to vote Just woke up from a Rip Van Winkle-esque long sleep and realized that tomorrow is Election Day Are recovering... [Read more]

You Think The Price Of Gas Is High Here…?

You Think The Price Of Gas Is High Here…?

The City of Burien’s Community Development Director Scott Greenberg sent us this photo taken whilst on a trip to Walla Walla recently, with the comment: “My wife and I were visiting Walla Walla... [Read more]

Man Killed In Hit And Run In Boulevard Park

Man Killed In Hit And Run In Boulevard Park

A Renton man was struck and killed by a minivan late Wednesday in the Boulevard Park neighborhood, and the suspected driver was later arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]