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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -- 2:19 pm
Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum
B-Town (Blog) - University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month's ?#?HighlineAlum? campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections, he was a member of the Upward Bound program, which assists students in their pursuit of a high school diploma and prepares them to enter and complete a post-secondary education […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -- 10:37 am
'Treasure Hunt!' WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17
B-Town (Blog) - Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find exotic whole spices? At what downtown address am I most likely to shout "Opa!"? Name your favorite downtown secret […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -- 8:02 am
Fire destroys chicken coop in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning
B-Town (Blog) - A multi-alarm fire destroyed a chicken coop and shed near SW 170th Street and 21st Ave SW in Normandy Park early Tuesday morning, Feb. 9. Several chickens apparently perished in the blaze, which started around 12:30 a.m. The fire was started by a heat lamp in a chicken coop, then spread into the attic space […] Read more...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 3:26 pm
This Candidate Wants To Bring More Science To Congress
KUOW-FM Seattle - David Hyde speaks with former Burien mayor Arun Jhaveri about his bid to replace U.S. Congressman Jim McDermott. McDermott has represented the Seattle area in the 7th Congressional district since 1989. Read more...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 2:40 pm
Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien
B-Town (Blog) - Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana plants, fed with stolen electricity. While searching the home in the 13000 block of 15th Ave SW (map below) on Thursday, Jan. 28, detectives […] Read more...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 12:18 pm
Celebrate 'Birdfest' at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13
B-Town (Blog) - Advertiser Page 2 Books' Birdfest event - to be held this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - will feature a great lineup of experts and writers on birds: Gordon Orians, professor emeritus of biology at the University of Washington, and author of "Snakes, Sunrises and Shakespeare: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves and […] Read more...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 1:48 pm
PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers 'Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer'
B-Town (Blog) - [EDITOR'S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor - 11-year old Isabel Herbruger - who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for another 4H photography project after winning top prizes in it last year. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting […] Read more...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 12:37 pm
Police seeking public's help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect
B-Town (Blog) - The King County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station on Roxbury Street in White Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2: The suspect is described as an unknown race male in his 20s, wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans, along with a black ball cap. He was […] Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 6:37 pm
JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office
The Normandy Park Blog - Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction company that has been in business since 1952 and is located in Burien. Knowledge of double entry accounting, ACT sales management software, payroll and job costing is a plus but we are willing to train the right person. Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 6:10 pm
PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more...
B-Town (Blog) - Here's episode #37 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab's Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation: Weekly Video Recap for the weekend of Feb. 5-7, 2016: Activist drops request for public records; President […] Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 5:44 pm
JOB: Robbins & Co. looking to hire Office Assistant for Burien office
B-Town (Blog) - Robbins & Co. is looking to hire an Office Assistant at their Burien office: Compensation: Starting at $14-$16, DOE Employment type: full-time Office assistant needed for small family-owned construction company that has been in business since 1952 and is located in Burien. Join our happy team of 30 employees. Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 […] Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 1:02 pm
SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation's Gold Star Awards is April 15
B-Town (Blog) - SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation's annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. 'Be part of the celebration of Highline–while supporting our district's 20,000 bright, capable, and deserving students!' reads an announcement. Emceed by Peter Fewing, this event is always inspiring, […] Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 10:46 am
City of Burien seeking input on new Downtown Mobility Plan
B-Town (Blog) - How do you get around Downtown Burien? The City of Burien is preparing a Downtown Mobility Plan, and they want to hear from residents. 'The Plan will focus on how you get to Downtown Burien and how you get around it once you're here,' reads an announcement. 'It will drive how we improve the overall […] Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 9:55 am
Puget Sound Skills Center's Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast
B-Town (Blog) - Burien's Puget Sound Skills Center's (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released their first Podcast! PSSC's new program - taught by Edward Etherington - provides training for careers in radio production, television production, and related fields in digital media, such as 'e-radio' production, photography, […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 4:42 pm
Boy Scout Troop #375's annual Fish Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, Feb. 12
B-Town (Blog) - Boy Scout Troop #375 is hosting its annual Fish Dinner on Friday, Feb. 12 at St Francis of Assisi Parish. 'The scouts will do the cooking and the clean-up. Come and enjoy good food and friends!' This event serves as the troop's major fundraiser, which supports the organization's activities. Cost: Adults: $12 Seniors: $10 Children […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 2:39 pm
Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!
B-Town (Blog) - Registration for the 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway! Please stop by Sylvester Middle School Gym on Thursday nights from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. through the end of February to register your player. Tryouts are just around the corner (Feb. 20-21) for all AA / AAA / Majors at the Normandy Park […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 1:31 pm
Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious & bright 5-BD home
B-Town (Blog) - BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest's Open House - set for this SATURDAY, Feb. 6 - is a spacious, bright and welcoming 5-bedroom home with plenty of space! Smart design with 4 bedrooms up AND office/den - or 5th bedroom - and bath on main floor. Abundant parking with attached 2-car garage, […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 10:58 am
New 'GRIT Found Challenge' course coming to this year's Cove to Clover
B-Town (Blog) - New this year - and to be staged before the annual Cove to Clover 5K - is the ‘GRIT Found Challenge,' a pre-race event that combines obstacles and exercises to 'test your mettle before you even think about slogging up Snake Hill.' The new challenge will start at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 13 at the Normandy Park Cove, for an […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 10:30 am
Registration for Southwest Little League begins Saturday
B-Town (Blog) - Registration for the Southwest Little League begins this Saturday, Feb. 6, as well as Saturday, Feb. 13 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Log Cabin at Steve Cox Memorial Ball Park in White Center. All boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 16 are welcome. If your child lives or attends school between […] Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 10:17 am
PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines
B-Town (Blog) - [EDITOR'S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor - 11-year old Isabel Herbruger - who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for another 4H photography project after winning top prizes in it last year. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting […] Read more...



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