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Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

The City of Burien on Thursday (Aug. 21) issued a statement about an ongoing homeless problem in Annex Park, which is located at SW 146th and 4th Ave SW…

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together becomes reality.” - Yoko Ono On Sept. 27, the Burien Library will play host to an afternoon of #DreamsUnlimited through films,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FOR TEENS Have you ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Would you like to brush up on your skills and make new friends? Come explore the great outdoors from atop a mountain!... [Read more]

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

Pony Baseball registration is now open for all ages 5 to 19 years old, and you can register online at westseattlebaseball.com…

Youth Basketball classes start at Burien Community Center Jan. 14

Youth Basketball classes start at Burien Community Center Jan. 14

Brand new Youth Basketball classes will be starting at the Burien Community Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14. These classes are an excellent opportunity to learn or improve on basketball skills such as passing,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners‘ version of Shrek the Musical at the Highline Performing Arts Center, including performances this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15. And you can save... [Read more]

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

Y.E.T.I. – a local non-profit that engages youth in the outdoors – is partnering with Sound Experience for an extraordinary overnight sailing program on the uber-cool Adventuress Schooner open to... [Read more]

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9′ High School…YMCA style!

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9′ High School…YMCA style!

Lona, a 2012 Level 9 participant from Global Connections High School said: “I am so glad I participated in the Level 9 program. This program helped me feel more prepared for high school. I learned... [Read more]

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services holding ‘meet and greet’ June 6

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services holding ‘meet and greet’ June 6

New Futures/Southwest Youth & Family Services – which merged on April 28 – will be holding a special ‘Meet-and-Greet Reception’ on Thursday, June 6th, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at... [Read more]

Youth Lacrosse is Scoring in South King County

Youth Lacrosse is Scoring in South King County

Lacrosse season is well under way in South King County, and with the weather finally warming up, now is the time to go cheer on the Southwest Titans. In its fifth year, the Southwest Lacrosse Club (formerly... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

An often-overlooked cabin sits quietly at the end of 164th Place SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and the non-profit organization behind it – the Three Tree Point Youth Association... [Read more]

PHOTO: US Bank Presents $5,000 Check to Navos ‘Drug-Free Youth Coalition’

PHOTO: US Bank Presents $5,000 Check to Navos ‘Drug-Free Youth Coalition’

On the left above is John Hannahs, Branch Manager for US Bank in White Center; on the right is Dusty Bailey, US Bank Downtown Seattle District Manager, presenting one of those really cool over-sized checks... [Read more]

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

“Voices of Burien” is a new Poetry/Writing Program for 13 – 19 year olds that starts at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW), this Tuesday, March 5. The group intends to meet Tuesdays... [Read more]

Tryouts for Highline Premier FC Soccer Coming Feb. 13-14

Tryouts for Highline Premier FC Soccer Coming Feb. 13-14

Highline Soccer Association’s advanced development club, Highline Premier FC, begins its 2013 tryout season on Wednesday, Feb. 13 with tryouts running into the weekend for high school age boys. “If... [Read more]

Next ‘Youth in Recovery’ Night is Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Burien Library

Next ‘Youth in Recovery’ Night is Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Burien Library

Science and Management of Addictions (SAMA) will be holding its monthly ‘Youth In Recovery’ night on Wednesday, Jan. 30 starting at 6 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Burien Library. SAMA... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some Weekend Scenes of Local Kids Recycling Christmas Trees

PHOTOS: Some Weekend Scenes of Local Kids Recycling Christmas Trees

This past weekend local kids were out in full force doing fundraising by recycling residents’ Christmas Trees – including the West Seattle Rainbow Girls and Boy Scout Troop #375 – and BTB Founder/Publisher... [Read more]

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

BLAB volunteers dressed up as library mascots Dewey and Sketch. The Burien Library Advisory Board (BLAB) is hosting a warm clothing drive to benefit homeless youth in the area, beginning Monday, Dec. 3... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League Signups Begin Dec. 1

South Highline National Little League Signups Begin Dec. 1

The South Highline National Little League is getting ready for the 2013 season, with online signups beginning Dec. 1, 2012. Walk in registration will be held Jan. 17, 2013 at Auntie Irene’s in Des Moines,... [Read more]

Now You Can Help Local Kids – WestSide Baby Opens Donation Site in Burien

Now You Can Help Local Kids – WestSide Baby Opens Donation Site in Burien

WestSide Baby announced this week that they’ve opened a new donation site at the Burien Community Center, making it easier to help local kids. “Thousands of kids in the Burien area receive... [Read more]

Navos’ Coalition for Drug-Free Youth Meeting Set for Wednesday, Oct. 17

Navos’ Coalition for Drug-Free Youth Meeting Set for Wednesday, Oct. 17

Navos‘ first Coalition for Drug-Free Youth members meeting is set for Wednesday, Oct. 17 from Noon – 1 p.m. at the YWCA Learning Center, located at 9720 8th Ave SW in White Center. “As part of... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Hi-Liners’ ‘Cats’ Rehearsal; Show Opens Sept. 15

PHOTOS: Scenes from Hi-Liners’ ‘Cats’ Rehearsal; Show Opens Sept. 15

Burien’s Hi-Liners recently held a rehearsal of their upcoming production of ‘Cats,’ which opens Sept. 15, and they were generous enough to let The B-Town Blog in to take some pics. “Cats”... [Read more]

Next ‘Youth in Recovery’ Night is Thursday, Aug. 23 at Burien Library

Next ‘Youth in Recovery’ Night is Thursday, Aug. 23 at Burien Library

Science and Management of Addictions (SAMA) will be holding its monthly ‘Youth In Recovery’ night on Thursday, Aug. 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Burien Library. SAMA... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Time for Sports Physicals at Advertiser Pacific Clinic & Urgent Care

Time for Sports Physicals at Advertiser Pacific Clinic & Urgent Care

B-Town Advertiser Pacific Clinic and Urgent Care wants busy families to know that they offer easy walk-in Sports Physicals with no appointment necessary. In addition in offering this convenient service,... [Read more]

Navos Mental Health Solutions Gets Grant, Names New Coalition Coordinator

Navos Mental Health Solutions Gets Grant, Names New Coalition Coordinator

Navos Mental Health Solutions announced Friday (July 27) that it received a King County grant to create a community-based coalition for drug free youth in the Burien/White Center communities and has appointed... [Read more]

SWAC Cougars Holding BBQ Kick-Off this Saturday, July 28

SWAC Cougars Holding BBQ Kick-Off this Saturday, July 28

The SWAC Cougars will be holding a BBQ this Saturday, July 28 to help kick-off their 2012 season – which starts Aug. 1st – as well as welcome back last year’s players, welcome new recruits ,... [Read more]

Go ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ with the Hi-Liners Sunday at 6 p.m.

Go ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ with the Hi-Liners Sunday at 6 p.m.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: We try to do our best to post local events, but we want to apologize for the tardiness of this one, which somehow slipped through our email cracks:] Burien’s Hi-Liners “Into... [Read more]

Deadline to Sign Up for 2012 Burien Bearcats is July 23

Deadline to Sign Up for 2012 Burien Bearcats is July 23

The deadline to sign up for the 2012 Burien Bearcats is Monday, July 23, with sign ups happening every Monday from 6–8 p.m. at Round Table Pizza. “We Have New Helmets This Year!” they said... [Read more]