Burien Mayor Joan McGilton, and Normandy Park Councilmember Doug Osterman were named Monday (Nov. 16th) to a 12-person panel that will recommend candidates to be considered for Dow Constantine’s seat that he’ll vacate when he takes over as King County Executive. Constantine’s new gig starts next week, and it’s expected that the replacement will be […]Read More
by Mark Neuman We spoke with King County Council member Dow Constantine, who, along with Susan Hutchison, will advance to the general election in November in the race to become the next King County Executive. As of Wed., Aug. 19th at 4pm, partial vote count totals showed Dow in second place with just over 23 […]Read More
Crime Ã¢â‚¬â€œ including a high level of gang activity Ã¢â‚¬â€œ is an ongoing concern in the Highline area, along with the rest of King County, especially at a time when multi-million-dollar budget deficits have forced staff reductions in the sheriffÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and prosecutorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s offices.
And not surprisingly, all five major candidates for King County executive told the King County Police ChiefÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Association on Thursday that public safety is the primary responsibility of county government. They spoke at a forum at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien…Read More
As of 1pm Friday, June 5th, only four people have filed for the four Burien city council positions open for election in November:
But wait Ã¢â‚¬â€œ you too can file to run for City Council online as long as you’re a Burien resident and registered voter Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the deadline is 4pm today (Fri. June 5th): http://your.kingcounty.gov/elections/candidatefiling/filingform.aspxRead More
by Mark Neuman The B-Town Blog spoke recently with Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, who, along with fellow councilmember Dow Constantine are the leading contenders in the race to replace outgoing King County Executive Ron Sims. THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE: We asked Phillips who he regards as the best King County Executive since the […]Read More
According to The Seattle P-I, King County Councilmember Dow Constantine will announce Monday that he is running for the King County Executive position being vacated by Ron Sims, who has been nominated for a post in President Obama’s new administration. Constantine, who has served as a councilman since 2002, joins fellow Councilman Larry Phillips as […]Read More
BTB Advertiser The Mark Restaurant & Bar is hosting an Inaugural Party Tuesday, Jan. 20th, and here are the details: WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 20th, from 5pm to close WHERE: The Mark Restaurant & Bar, located at 914 SW 152nd in Olde Burien (map below) SPECIALS: Come in and say “Yes We Can!” and get 1/2 […]Read More
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