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Burien, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Burien, WA include 98146, 98168, and 98166. The median home price in Burien is $295,000 which is roughly $201/per square foot. More Burien information.

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2nd Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

What is Public Art in Burien? It stands tall on a pedestal at your side, adds pattern and color to a painted wall and is embedded in the floor at your feet.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Waterland Blog

Dave Upthegrove delivers 'retired' van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

On Wednesday, July 23, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove delivered an eight-passenger 'retired' van to the Navos Mental Health Lake Burien facility to transport patients to doctors' appointments, employee training and local and county wide activities.

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The Waterland Blog

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center

Nurses and healthcare workers - all members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW - announced Monday that the Franciscan Health System is planning to invest in Burien's Highline Medical Center.

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The Waterland Blog

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The B-Town Beat is an independent not-for-profit organization formed in early 2013 with the mission of supporting the development of arts, economic stability and community in Burien.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Renton Reporter

The tell-tale selfie | Police Blotter

The officer asked whether the 17-year-old really wanted to do that, considering he was being contacted about the explosion of an illegal M-80 on July 4. The "selfie" is in evidence and was used to compare the teen to the suspect caught on a security camera just before the flash of the M-80 exploding in a garage on Southeast Second Place.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Waterland Blog

'Moka' the missing black cat has been FOUND

"We put posters up, scoured the neighborhood - but never gave up hope - and we're so happy to have her back!"

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Waterland Blog

Here's what all the police activity was about near Trader Joe's Friday afternoon

A major police turnout in the Five Corners neighborhood of Burien - near Trader Joe's on SW 160th - was reported to us late Friday afternoon, and Sgt.

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The Waterland Blog

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is Friday, Aug. 1

The film - which was shot in Burien , Des Moines, Tukwila and off the shores of Maury Island during the summer of 2013 - had its world premiere at the Big Island Film Festival in May, and its North American premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival.

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The Spokesman-Review

Court: Public records trump renters' concerns

OLYMPIA Renters who have been wrongly sued by their landlords can't have their names hidden in court records to prevent possible problems with finding future housing, the state Supreme Court said Thursday.

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The Waterland Blog

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Burien's Environmental Science Center , 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 this Sunday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. "Learn how to ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Waterland Blog

MISSING: Black female cat 'Mocha,' last seen in Three Tree Point neighborhood

'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.

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Kent Reporter

Prosecutors charge Burien man with killing ex-wife in Kent

Telesforo Hernandez-Roa, 41, is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 4 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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The Waterland Blog

REMINDER: Shakespeare in the Park with 'Othello' at Dottie Harper Saturday

A week later, on Saturday, Aug. 2, Burien Arts Association will present Shakespeare's "Love's Labour Lost."

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The Waterland Blog

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

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.

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Highline Times

Are Burien parks, library truly public if public afraid to use them?

By Eric Mathison A couple of years back, after-school behavior by some teens in downtown Burien got so bad, some Burien residents said they were afraid to use the Burien Library or visit Town Square Park.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Waterland Blog

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for 'Lucky Them' Friday

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.

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The Waterland Blog

Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail

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 night.

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The Waterland Blog

Here's the schedule for August's 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 treatment recommendations, and have an insect or plant identified.

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The Waterland Blog

'Music in the Park' continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights

So grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the entire family to enjoy live - and FREE - entertainment outdoors at this great summer concert series.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Constantinople to close its doors this summer

"It's been coming for a while now," store owner Connie Slabaugh said last week. "It's been a rough couple years."

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