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VIDEO: SR 509 Project video shows what key areas will look like when completed

VIDEO: SR 509 Project video shows what key areas will look like when completed

The SR 509 Completion Project team announced that they are gearing up for a busy summer, and some of the key highlights include: Glimpse the future of SR 509. We made a video that describes the benefits... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

On Friday, May 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon, which featured speeches by Mayors and representatives from the cities of Burien,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of tree fire on 1st Ave South in Burien

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of tree fire on 1st Ave South in Burien

Photo courtesy Candace Krull. A large tree caught fire on 1st Ave South on Wednesday, May 8, on 1st Ave S. between SW 168th and SW 170th Streets (map below). The fire most likely started at the bottom... [Read more]

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

It’s Wine Walk season, and the Kent Downtown Partnership’s annual Wine Walk will be this coming Friday, May 17, from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at ten businesses in downtown Kent. The registration/wine... [Read more]

Sponsored Post May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove: June Leonard Place Opening in Renton June Leonard Place, 48-units of affordable housing for working families and veterans, recently opened in downtown Renton. King County... [Read more]

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, April 26, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This year’s event featured the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall in Burien

On Thursday night, April 25, over 250 people filled the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien to hear a 2+ hour Town Hall on airport noise, health effects from increasing airplane traffic and more... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass performs at the ‘More Music at the Moore’ program

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Cass performs at the ‘More Music at the Moore’ program

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cassidy Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey B-Town Readers! I’ve had... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

The Highline Public Schools Superintendent’s Family Action Committee (FAC) is currently seeking nominations. The FAC has been active for six years and brings parent and family voice to a variety... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘<i>The Briefing #19: Fini</i>‘

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘The Briefing #19: Fini

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released his finalé ‘The Briefing: Episode 19 – Fini,’ where he wraps up his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

Two Burien-area legends created some great radio art last Saturday – KEXP guest host Marco Collins welcomed Travis Thompson to his Audioasis show on March 23. Over the three hour show, the two talked... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women In Business’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women In Business’ event

On Friday, Mar. 22, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held a ‘Lunch & Learn’ with a panel discussion on the Future of Women in Business. The Panel was held at the Homewood Suites... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released ‘The Briefing: Episode 18 – When Words Matter,’ where he continues his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

VIDEO: Mayor holds press conference at Burien City Hall denouncing hate

On Monday afternoon, Mar. 4, Mayor Jimmy Matta held a press conference at City Hall, to “Denounce, Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, and Hate” in Burien. Matta was joined by several regional community... [Read more]

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Local boy (and Governor) Jay Inslee announces that he’s running for President

Then-gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee talks with then-Mayor Joan McGilton at Burien City Hall in 2011 before a walking tour through the city. Photo by Scott Schaefer. On Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, Gov. Jay... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER + SNEAK PEEK: David Templeton will perform this Friday night

REMINDER + SNEAK PEEK: David Templeton will perform this Friday night

REMINDER: Local Musician David Templeton will perform live at a benefit concert this Friday night, Mar. 1, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the Glendale Lutheran Church Sanctuary. Here’s more info –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Is your foundation failing? Matvey Foundation Repair can help

Is your foundation failing? Matvey Foundation Repair can help

From Advertiser Matvey Foundation Repair: Is your foundation failing? Matvey Foundation Repair can help! Advertiser Matvey Foundation Repair is proud to be a member of our South King County community,... [Read more]

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

Burien’s Travis Thompson – aka ‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12 that he has signed with Epic Records. The ‘AMBAUM’ rap star first came to our... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]