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Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 12:53 pm
REMINDER: It's Shakespeare in the Park with 'Othello' at Dottie Harper Saturday
B-Town (Blog) - REMINDER: Burien Arts Association will be presenting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of GreenStage's "Othello" this Saturday, July 26, at Dottie Harper Park, 421 S. 146th St., 6:30-9 p.m. Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 12:53 pm
REMINDER: Shakespeare in the Park with 'Othello' at Dottie Harper Saturday
The Waterland Blog - A week later, on Saturday, Aug. 2, Burien Arts Association will present Shakespeare's "Love's Labour Lost." Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 11:50 am
MISSING: Black female cat 'Mocha,' last seen in Three Tree Point neighborhood
B-Town (Blog) - ‘Mocha,' a sweet black female cat, has been missing from the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien's Three Tree Point neighborhood since around Tuesday, July 22. ‘Mocha' is a classic, green-eyed, smooth black cat with a distinctive kink in the last upper third of her tail. She is wearing a neon-colored yellow and […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 11:45 am
Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday
B-Town (Blog) - Burien's Environmental Science Center (ESC), WSU Extension Master Gardeners, Village Green Perennial Nursery, and Sustainable Burien with support from King County are sponsoring a FREE workshop for the public this Sunday, July 27. The workshop will be held in the Multipurpose Room at the Burien Library (400 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA 98166) this Sunday […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 10:44 am
LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES
B-Town (Blog) - [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:] It's concerning that Burien asked the Pierce County Humane Society, one of the highest kill shelters in the state, to evaluate CARES. The PCHS routinely kills cats […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 10:27 am
Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife
B-Town (Blog) - A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree' was filed Wednesday (July 23) against a 41-year-old Burien man who is accused of killing his ex-wife on July 20 in Kent, the King County Prosecutor's Office reported. The defendant, Telesforo Hernandez-Roa, remains in jail with bail set at $2 million. The defendant is accused in the […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 9:38 am
FREE Solar Workshop is tonight - Thursday, July 24 - in West Seattle
B-Town (Blog) - If you missed the first one in Burien, fear not - there will be another free Solar Workshop tonight - Thursday, July 24 - at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW Dakota Street in West Seattle. And another on Aug. 9 in White Center at the Salvation Army, located at 9050 16th Ave SW (details here). […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 8:34 pm
Lake Chelan Food Bank has New Director
Lake Chelan Mirror - ... at 417 Bradley Street in April, Kyle has been shadowing Paul to learn more about how it operates. Kyle grew up in Burien and met his wife Loretta at Seattle Pacific University where they both received their undergraduate degrees. They eventually ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for 'Lucky Them' Friday
B-Town (Blog) - Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed 'Lucky Them,' will be in attendance this Friday, July 26 at the Tin Theater for the film's Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the film, then be on hand for a Q&A session afterwards. 'Lucky Them' is a 2013 comedy-drama film shot in the Seattle area and directed by Griffiths. […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 11:03 am
It's official - Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25
B-Town (Blog) - The City of Burien announced Wednesday (July 23) that Seahurst Park - closed since last October - will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25. 'Crews are currently putting finishing touches on the lower parking area, doing landscaping and installing new plantings along the shoreline,' the city said on its Facebook […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 10:08 am
Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning
B-Town (Blog) - A power outage disrupted electricity to nearly 4,500 homes in Burien Wednesday morning (July 23), according to Seattle City Light: UPDATE: A second power outage in the Shorewood area was apparently caused by a brush fire, with restoration estimated to be 3:39 p.m.: Crews are expecting to restore power by 2 p.m. Cause of the […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 9:35 am
PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday's rain
B-Town (Blog) - Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded thunderstorms are possible. Severe thunderstorms tracked over Oregon on Tuesday and bands of showers moved through Western Washington through the evening. and […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 8:29 pm
Police: Burien man killed wife, left her in her SUV
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Police believe a 41-year-old Burien man killed his wife at the Kent-Des Moines Park and Ride Sunday and left her for dead, only to confess to cops about it later that night in Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 5:17 pm
WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through 'Stuff the Bus'
B-Town (Blog) - Local non-profit WestSide Baby collected more than 300,000 diapers at its 14th annual ‘Stuff the Bus' diaper drive last Sunday (July 20) - including a station at Burien Toyota/Scion - marking the organization's largest and most successful outreach effort since opening its doors in 2001. In addition, WestSide Baby received hundreds of donations of essential […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 5:05 pm
'Music in the Park' continues with Latin music Wed. at North SeaTac Park
The SeaTac Blog - ... enjoy live - and FREE - entertainment outdoors at this great summer concert series. In addition to concerts at Lake Burien School Park, there will also be three concerts at North Seatac Park. Starting on Wednesday, July 16, it is the soulful country ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 4:44 pm
Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail
B-Town (Blog) - by Jack Mayne Burien's new City Manager will be evaluated by the Council next month, then twice more during his first year under a new process adopted by the lawmakers Monday (July 21) night. Councilmembers also agreed to sign an agreement with King County to build part of a 16-mile public trail along Des Moines […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 2:56 pm
Burien Police Department launches part-time Bike Patrol downtown
B-Town (Blog) - The Burien Police Department on Tuesday (July 22) launched a part-time Bike Patrol with a focus on businesses and parks, and in less than two hours, found five alcohol violations. You'll see them mostly in the downtown core, particularly around Town Square Park and the Library/City Hall on SW 152nd Street, looking for aggressive begging, […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 11:35 am
'Music in the Park' continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights
B-Town (Blog) - REMINDER: Burien Parks' ‘Music in the Parks' concert series continues this week with two great Latin bands: WEDNESDAY, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with Grupo Son, a Latin band THURSDAY, July 24 at 6:30 p.m.: Alma Y Azucar at Lake Burien Memorial Park Here's an excellent video of Alma Y Azucar in […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 10:52 am
Here's the schedule for August's FREE Master Gardening Clinics
B-Town (Blog) - Here's the August schedule for the FREE Master Gardening Clinics: Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burien Library 400 SW 152nd St., Burien Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper plant selection, bring a sample of a diseased plant for diagnosis and […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 10:04 am
Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26
B-Town (Blog) - Highline High School grad Eliot Baker, who wrote a novel called "The Last Ancient," will be doing a book signing at Burien Books this Saturday, July 26 from 1 - 3 p.m. "My book won my publisher's 2013 Champagne Book Group Annual Author Awards Novel of the Year a couple months back, and I have […] Read more...




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