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Eagle Landing Park stairs, new Police Chief & more on agenda for Mon. council

Eagle Landing Park stairs, new Police Chief & more on agenda for Mon. council

A discussion on the Eagle Landing Park Stairway Project, Art in Public Places, official introduction of new Police Chief Ted Boe, along with four Proclamations and more are on the agenda for Monday night’s... [Read more]

Eagle Landing Park stairs, new Police Chief & more on agenda for Mon. council

Eagle Landing Park stairs, new Police Chief & more on agenda for Mon. council

A discussion on the Eagle Landing Park Stairway Project, Art in Public Places, official introduction of new Police Chief Ted Boe, along with four Proclamations and more are on the agenda for Monday night’s... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Jane Matz, 87, Longtime Resident And Discover Burien Volunteer

OBITUARY: Jane Matz, 87, Longtime Resident And Discover Burien Volunteer

Longtime Burien resident and Discover Burien volunteer Jane Knight Hendricks Matz, 87, passed peacefully away on Monday, June 6th, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, who followed a tradition of farewells... [Read more]

VIDEO REPORT: Burien Couple Not ‘In Good Hands’ Over Problem With Allstate

VIDEO REPORT: Burien Couple Not ‘In Good Hands’ Over Problem With Allstate

Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin's home just hours after it slipped from its foundation on Nov. 23, 2010. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Remember the big snow and wind storm of Nov. 23rd, where harsh north... [Read more]

Burien Awards Profile #1: Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin

Burien Awards Profile #1: Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin

Tuesday night (Feb. 24) at the monthly Arts Commission meeting, Mayor Joan McGilton (right) presented the Burien Community Leader Award to Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin. The presentation was given early... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

“Aside from losing a child, this has to be one of the toughest things to go through,” Dane Johnson told The B-Town Blog as the waterfront house he and Kathy Justin lived in was being demolished last Wednesday…

A Q & A With Owners Of Burien House Damaged In Storm, Plus Slideshow

A Q & A With Owners Of Burien House Damaged In Storm, Plus Slideshow

Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin accepting the city of Burien's Community Leader Award in 2009. As we first reported last week, a waterfront home belonging to prolific Burien artists Dane Johnson and... [Read more]

Disaster Relief Fund Set Up For Artist Couple Who Lost House To Storm

Disaster Relief Fund Set Up For Artist Couple Who Lost House To Storm

Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin Monday night, Nov. 22nd, was a very bad one for Burien couple Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin. These two prolific artists, known for their active involvement in the local art... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression is this Saturday night

REMINDER: ‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression is this Saturday night

REMINDER: SeaCompression – an arts-centric fundraiser festival – is returning to Burien this Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. – Midnight. This year’s event will be FREE, all ages/kid-friendly... [Read more]

SeaCompression Arts Festival Fundraiser returning to Burien Saturday, Oct. 14

SeaCompression Arts Festival Fundraiser returning to Burien Saturday, Oct. 14

SeaCompression – an arts-centric fundraiser festival – is returning to Burien on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4 p.m. – Midnight! This year’s event will be FREE, all ages/kid-friendly, and will... [Read more]

SeaCompression Arts Festival Fundraiser returning to Burien Saturday, Oct. 14

SeaCompression Arts Festival Fundraiser returning to Burien Saturday, Oct. 14

SeaCompression – an arts-centric fundraiser festival – is returning to Burien on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. – Midnight! This year’s event will be FREE, all ages/kid-friendly, and will... [Read more]

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

In 2009, the Burien Interim Art Space took over an empty lot near Town Square. Photo by Scott Schaefer. ‘What Works’ – a South King County Public Art Symposium – will be held on Friday,... [Read more]

WEATHER: If you live near Puget Sound, be ready for possible flooding Saturday

WEATHER: If you live near Puget Sound, be ready for possible flooding Saturday

Photo from a Nov. 2011 storm at Three Tree Point courtesy Randy Schmidt. The potent remnants of Super Typhoon Songda are expected to slam into the region on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 15), and things could... [Read more]

Citizen representatives appointed to commissions, boards by City Council

Citizen representatives appointed to commissions, boards by City Council

The Burien City Council on Monday (March 16) appointed citizen representatives to several city commissions and boards. Shelley Brittingham, Alistair Christopherson, Erik Christopherson, Dane C. Johnson... [Read more]

PHOTOS: North beach of Three Tree Point hammered during Saturday storm

PHOTOS: North beach of Three Tree Point hammered during Saturday storm

BTB Reader Randy Schmidt sent us these great photos, taken around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (Nov. 29), from the private access on the north side of Three Tree Point, looking north as bulkheads were being... [Read more]

Honey Buckets Move In To Prep Burien For ‘SeaCompression’ Fest This Saturday

Honey Buckets Move In To Prep Burien For ‘SeaCompression’ Fest This Saturday

If you happen to drive by the vacant lot that once held Burien’s Interim Art Space Tuesday, you might notice some stuff is being moved in – today fences were installed and Honey Buckets brought... [Read more]

City Of Burien Proposing Changes To Flood Insurance Rate Maps

City Of Burien Proposing Changes To Flood Insurance Rate Maps

The City of Burien on Monday (July 11) announced that they will be proposing changes to Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…

Snow, Extreme Cold & Serious Winds Have Major Impact On Burien Area (2010)

Snow, Extreme Cold & Serious Winds Have Major Impact On Burien Area (2010)

The combination of Monday’s snow followed by extremely low temps (our thermometer showed a low of 20 F overnight) with the knockout punch of some serious winds had a major impact on the Burien area,... [Read more]

URGENT: Burien Residents With Condemned House Need Trucks/Help!

URGENT: Burien Residents With Condemned House Need Trucks/Help!

URGENT: We just received this email from Julie Vithoulkas – a Burien house is being condemned and its two prolific B-Town residents need trucks to help haul their stuff up before they are locked out... [Read more]