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Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend! The first two homes – open both Saturday & Sunday – are newly constructed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: One of the finest waterfront homes in Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: One of the finest waterfront homes in Normandy Park

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend: The home – open both Saturday and Sunday – is one of the finest waterfront... [Read more]

Free July 22 Workshop for Marine Shoreline and Bluff Property Owners 

Free July 22 Workshop for Marine Shoreline and Bluff Property Owners 

The King Conservation District will host a free workshop for owners of marine shoreline and marine bluff properties on Saturday, July 22, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Discovery Park Visitor Center. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Sunday Open Houses: 4-BD Waterfront & Remodeled Rambler

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this Sunday, March 19: 1. Move-in ready, 2006 built, no bank, 4-bedroom waterfront home: Rare... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Move-in ready 4-BD waterfront home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Move-in ready 4-BD waterfront home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, Oct. 30 – is a move-in ready, 4-bedroom no bank waterfront home! This 2006-built home has... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a Normandy Park waterfront home! With 90 feet of easy access, medium bank... [Read more]

Free class for waterfront homeowners will be at Community Center Sat., Sept. 17

Free class for waterfront homeowners will be at Community Center Sat., Sept. 17

The King Conservation District and the City of Burien are teaming up to present a free seminar for waterfront homeowners, on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Burien Community Center. “Learn how to enhance... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing Three Tree Point waterfront!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing Three Tree Point waterfront!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

Dept. of Ecology seeking public comment on Burien’s Shoreline Master Program

Dept. of Ecology seeking public comment on Burien’s Shoreline Master Program

The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment proposed by Burien to the city’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP). The change would incorporate Burien’s updated critical... [Read more]

Burien’s Shoreline Master Program approved by State Department of Ecology

Burien’s Shoreline Master Program approved by State Department of Ecology

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced that – after much contention and debate – Burien’s Shoreline Master Program has finally been approved and will take effect Oct. 17. Shorelines... [Read more]

City holding Open House for Shoreline property owners on Monday, July 29

City holding Open House for Shoreline property owners on Monday, July 29

The City of Burien announced that it will be hosting an Open House for its Puget Sound shoreline property owners on Monday, July 29, from 4 – 6 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers (400 SW 152nd St., first... [Read more]

Council makes Shoreline Plan changes; settlement with Ecology anticipated

Council makes Shoreline Plan changes; settlement with Ecology anticipated

by Ralph Nichols Carefully crafted changes to four key provisions of Burien’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP), approved by a 6-1 city council vote June 3, will now be reviewed by the state Department... [Read more]

Alternative proposal to Shoreline Master Program on docket for Monday Council

Alternative proposal to Shoreline Master Program on docket for Monday Council

Burien’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) will be the sole item on the agenda for Monday night’s City Council Study Session starting at 7 p.m. April 22 at City Hall. The updated draft documents... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: Gorgeous Shorewood Waterfront Home

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: Gorgeous Shorewood Waterfront Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House for this week is a gorgeous, shimmering waterfront and classic Northwest Architecture home in Shorewood! This is a rare opportunity to own... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Opening June 2 at North End of Marina

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Opening June 2 at North End of Marina

There is less than one month until Opening Day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market, and what a day Saturday, June 2 will be – in its new location at the remodeled north end of the Des Moines Marina…

Group Formed To Negotiate Changes In Burien’s Shoreline Plan With Ecology

Group Formed To Negotiate Changes In Burien’s Shoreline Plan With Ecology

by Ralph Nichols Burien’s five-member working group, which will negotiate changes to the city’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) required by the state Department of Ecology, has now been named. Appointed... [Read more]

BREAKING: Agreement Possible In Standoff Over Burien’s Shoreline Plan

BREAKING: Agreement Possible In Standoff Over Burien’s Shoreline Plan

by Ralph Nichols A compromise agreement that could end the standoff over Burien’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) may be in the works. City Councilman Gordon Shaw asked at the end of the council’s Oct.... [Read more]

Salmon Being Caught At Three Tree Point; But Where Can Fisherfolk Relieve Themselves?

Salmon Being Caught At Three Tree Point; But Where Can Fisherfolk Relieve Themselves?

Pink and Coho Salmon are invading Puget Sound on their annual migration to breeding grounds in area rivers, which means that suddenly it’s really pretty easy to catch a decent fish (usually a Pink)... [Read more]

City Council Rejects Shoreline Buffer/Setback Requested by Dept. of Ecology

City Council Rejects Shoreline Buffer/Setback Requested by Dept. of Ecology

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members drew a line in the sand Monday night (May 9). They won’t adopt four amendments to the updated Burien Shoreline Master Program (SMP), as requested recently... [Read more]

City Council To Review State’s Demands For Changes In Local Shoreline Plan

City Council To Review State’s Demands For Changes In Local Shoreline Plan

by Ralph Nichols Last summer, when Burien City Council members were updating the local Shoreline Master Program (SMP), the state Department of Ecology never defined “no net loss of ecological function”... [Read more]

Burien’s Controversial Shoreline Program Moves Toward Ecology Approval

Burien’s Controversial Shoreline Program Moves Toward Ecology Approval

On Thursday (April 28th), the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) announced that it has approved nearly all parts of Burien’s recently updated (and controversial) Shoreline Master Program,... [Read more]

No Evidence Offered At Hearing That Larger Buffers Better Protect Waterfront

No Evidence Offered At Hearing That Larger Buffers Better Protect Waterfront

by Ralph Nichols If there was really any question about the primary focus of state regulators as they review Burien’s updated Shoreline Master Program (SMP), it was settled at Wednesday night’s (Dec.8)... [Read more]

Ecology Starts Review Of Burien’s Shoreline Master Program; Hearing Dec. 8th

Ecology Starts Review Of Burien’s Shoreline Master Program; Hearing Dec. 8th

On a day when parts of Burien’s shoreline were battered so hard by a storm that at least one house has been condemned, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) announced that it is seeking... [Read more]

Burien City Council Adopts Updated Shoreline Plan, Ending 2-Year Process

Burien City Council Adopts Updated Shoreline Plan, Ending 2-Year Process

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members approved a revised Shoreline Master Program (SMP – link here) on a 6-1 vote at their Sept. 27 meeting. Councilman Gordon Shaw, who said “what we’ve... [Read more]