Tag: Recession

Proposed City Light Rate Increase Would Affect Most Burien Residents

by Ralph Nichols A proposed 8.8 percent rate increase by Seattle City Light, which would begin in January, “will affect most of our residents,” Burien City Manager Mike Martin said last week. City Light provides electrical service to almost all of Burien and all of the North Highline area. The Seattle City Council will vote […]

Read More

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Is The City Of Burien About To Increase Property Taxes?

To The Editor of the B-town Blog: On October 29, 2009; The Seattle Times ran a story on the $25 Burien Vehicle Tax/Proposition 1 that is currently on the November ballot. When the reporter asked why a vehicle tax was being used, the mayor of Burien (McGilton) said that “A property tax wasn’t considered out […]

Read More

Burien City Council Expected To Declare Opposition To I-1033 Tonight

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are expected to declare tonight (Oct. 5) their opposition to Initiative 1033 – Tim Eyman’s latest attempt to reign in government spending revenue. At last Monday’s (Sept. 28) council meeting, the lawmakers agreed to place the ordinance against I-1033 on tonight’s agenda. Only Councilman Gordon Shaw demurred. If […]

Read More
Loading

Support Our Sponsors

2021 CANDIDATE’S GUIDE

SUPPORT LOCAL RESTAURANTS

SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

SUPPORT LOCAL JOURNALISM

Support Local Journalism

WEATHER

Burien
61°
Sunny
6:12am8:04pm PDT
Feels like: 61°F
Wind: 2mph SSW
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 30.24"Hg
UV index: 4
13h14h
64°F
66°F
TueWedThuFri
72/46°F
72/48°F
64/46°F
63/46°F

WEATHER SPONSORED BY

Story Idea or News Tip?

Send story ideas & tips to us at
[email protected].

You can also text us or leave a voicemail 24/7 at (206) 659-1282, or call our office at (206) 248-2565.

Subscribe to our Newsletter



SUPPORT LOCAL NON-PROFITS