Shooting on 1st Avenue in Burien (2/14/2023)

Below is a statement from the Burien Police Department: "Today at 10:22 AM, Burien Officers were dispatched to a report of a man running into...

How Much Will Proposition 1 Raise Your Taxes?

On November 8th, Highline School District taxpayers will decide if they want to approve a 21-year school bond for $518,397,000. The primary intent of Proposition...

Burien City Council Summary: 8/15/22

City Council Regular Meeting Summary: 08/15/2022 Roll Call: All members present Proclamations: Proclamation to Honor Charlotte Berg City Manager Oath of Office Adolfo Bailon sworn into office. Emerging Issues Association...

A Dutch Immigrant’s Perspective on Democracy

by M. Vanleeuwen You may recall the farmers' protests in the Netherlands last year. Several people asked me what this was about. Essentially, the government...

Burien Second Biggest Spender on Homelessness

by Martin Barrett A recent Seattle Times article reports that the City of Burien is the second biggest spender in a percentage of the budget in King...
City of Burien Launches Storefront Repair Grant Program

Burien City Council Adopts 2023-2024 Biennial Budget  

Budget Maintains Programs and Services and Increases Human Services, Arts and Culture Funding The Burien City Council approved a two-year budget during their December 5, 2022 regular...

City Council Regular Meeting Summary: 01/23/2023

City Council Regular Meeting Summary: 01/23/2023 Roll Call: All members present Presentations Introduction of Community Response Team (CRT), e.g. Co-Response Team Presented by Police Chief, Ted Boe. Co-Response...

Burien Business Survey

Below is a notice posted on the City of Burien: Burien Business Survey As you may be aware, your Economic Development team has launched a business...

Happy Birthday Burien!

By Martin Barrett Burien turns 30 on March 3rd. Much has changed since 1993. There have been some improvements. Burien has become more diverse, with...

The Line of Demarcation: Why is the Burien Library Different?

By Martin Barrett Burien Library and City Hall lined with tents just inside the Condo Association’s property line A tent fire began on February 23, 2023,...

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