Burien News Section

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race returning to Burien after three years

4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race returning to Burien after three years

The 4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race is returning to Burien after three years! The race has long been a Burien tradition, and this year will be the 41st edition. Organizers tell us that the... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

[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:] Dear Editor, I received a call from the... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Hopie’ the dog is missing from the Shorewood on the Sound area

MISSING: ‘Hopie’ the dog is missing from the Shorewood on the Sound area

‘Hopie’ the dog escaped from a fenced backyard Tuesday night, June 11 in the Shorewood on the Sound area, and her owners would appreciate hearing from anyone who sees her: Hopie is 13-years... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: When to set up a Revocable Living Trust

DAL Law Firm: When to set up a Revocable Living Trust

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Love photo created by freepik – www.freepik.com When to set up a Revocable Living Trust You may have heard that getting an estate plan in place is the best way to protect... [Read more]

Brush fire at Three Tree Point knocked down quickly Tuesday night

Brush fire at Three Tree Point knocked down quickly Tuesday night

Photos by Scott Schaefer A brush fire on SW 170th Street just north of Maplewild Ave SW was knocked down quickly Tuesday night, June 12, by the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department. Firefighters doused... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

By Perry Cooper A new, wide ranging computer application will assist over 15.6 million travelers expected to pass through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this summer. This is nearly one-third of the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Southside is the Best Side</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Southside is the Best Side

Southside is the Best Side By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce As a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, I take a lot of what our community offers for granted.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire a Director: We are looking for the next right person to lead and love our small, well-respected, Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool on the... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at Burien City Hall this Thursday, June 13: Platelets are in high demand! Platelets help control bleeding, and are needed for patients with cancer or during surgeries.... [Read more]

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

The former coach of a South King County bowling team was sentenced Tuesday, June 11 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 25 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for production and possession... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday, June 15

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday, June 15

Help improve your watershed! Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday, June 15: Join your friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore this community treasure. Join... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre scholarships is June 15

REMINDER: Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre scholarships is June 15

REMINDER: There are just a few days left to get your application in for one of Burien Actors Theatre’s $1,000 scholarships for Highline Public Schools high school students. The deadline is this Saturday, June... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Matvey Construction: Why should I fix my home’s concrete?

Matvey Construction: Why should I fix my home’s concrete?

From Advertiser Matvey Foundation Repair: Background photo created by awesomecontent – www.freepik.com PolyLevel for Sinking Concrete Why Should I Fix My Home’s Concrete? With warm weather here... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Simba’ the cat has been missing from Lake Burien area for over a month

MISSING: ‘Simba’ the cat has been missing from Lake Burien area for over a month

MISSING: Family cat SIMBA has been missing from the SW Lake Burien area for over a month now: 7 year old neutered male, flame-point Siamese, white with pink-beige markings and striped tail, pale blue... [Read more]

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

By Marilyn Littlejohn King County District Court Community Court Coordinator Three words best describe what users of the new Burien Community Resource Center can expect when they visit the center: friendly,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Friday!

On Saturday night, June 8, a sneak preview of the brand new Highline Heritage Museum was held for volunteers and community members, including Elston Hill, who shares some great photos below. “We... [Read more]

MISSING: Have you seen ‘Birthday’ the cat? She’s been missing since June 5

MISSING: Have you seen ‘Birthday’ the cat? She’s been missing since June 5

MISSING: Have you seen “Birthday” the cat? She’s been missing since June 5: Last seen June 5, 2019 Missing from: Myers Way S, Seattle 89108 near Olson Place Southwest (Top Hat / White... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘What about the Furkids?’ Book now for your pet’s Summer Staycation with Sit N’Stay

‘What about the Furkids?’ Book now for your pet’s Summer Staycation with Sit N’Stay

From Advertiser Sit ’N Stay Pet Sitting: “What about the Furkids?”… Book now for your pet’s Summer Staycation with Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting and Dog Walking! While you may look forward to... [Read more]