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Madrona Elementary, Big Picture High Closed Monday Due To Power Outages

Madrona Elementary, Big Picture High Closed Monday Due To Power Outages

Two Highline Schools will be closed today (Monday, Jan. 23) due to power outages – Madrona Elementary and Big Picture Middle and High Schools. For more information or updates, visit Highline’s... [Read more]

It’s a Snow Day For Real as Forecasted Winter Storm Blasts Western Washington

It’s a Snow Day For Real as Forecasted Winter Storm Blasts Western Washington

by Greg Wright The winter storm warning remains in effect until 8 PM this evening… Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches in the southwest interior and 8 to 16 inches of new snow in the lower... [Read more]

Did You Know A Song Had Been Written About SeaTac Airport?  We Didn’t Either!

Did You Know A Song Had Been Written About SeaTac Airport? We Didn’t Either!

In 2005, British band The Wedding Present released an album called Take Fountain.  A single from that album was titled “Ringway to Seatac,” a song about quarreling lovers, one of whom threatens... [Read more]

REVIEW: Dead Poets Society

REVIEW: Dead Poets Society

by Greg Wright What new insight could I possibly add to your experience of Dead Poets Society?  Very little, I imagine.  My own history with this classic film is long and deep, having been a fan of both... [Read more]

If You Register Now For ‘Cove To Clover,’ You’ll Save Some Serious ¢lover!

If You Register Now For ‘Cove To Clover,’ You’ll Save Some Serious ¢lover!

If you register now to run in the 4th annual Cove to Clover fundraiser (coming up March 9-11), you’ll save some serious ¢lover, ‘cuz registration rates are at their lowest right now! South... [Read more]

WEATHER: Snow Mentioned In Official Weather Forecast For Early Next Week

WEATHER: Snow Mentioned In Official Weather Forecast For Early Next Week

Just when you thought your mild northwest “winter” was over comes word from the National Weather Service that the ‘S’ word – as in SNOW – may creep back into the forecast early... [Read more]

New Mayor Tony Anderson Wastes No Time in Setting New Tone For City Government

New Mayor Tony Anderson Wastes No Time in Setting New Tone For City Government

by Greg Wright The January 10 Regular City Council Meeting signaled the end of one era and the beginning of a new one as the newly-constituted City Council appointed incumbent member Tony Anderson as Mayor... [Read more]

What’s “Orienteering,” You Ask?  Check Out This Video And You’ll Find Out Quick!

What’s “Orienteering,” You Ask? Check Out This Video And You’ll Find Out Quick!

by Greg Wright One of my Google news alerts popped this video up yesterday… and it’s fascinating! On December 3, the Cascade Orienteering Club conducted one of its events at North SeaTac Park,... [Read more]

REVIEW: There Be Dragons

REVIEW: There Be Dragons

by Greg Wright Ultimately, I think will stand by my original assessment that Roland Joffe’s latest feature film is “a somewhat stylized cross between Doctor Zhivago and, well, Fried Green Tomatoes”…... [Read more]

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Annual SeaTac Youth Art Exhibit at City Hall

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Annual SeaTac Youth Art Exhibit at City Hall

Each year the City invites students who either reside in the City of SeaTac or who are enrolled in a high school within the City’s boundaries to show artwork at the Youth Art Exhibit. Submission date... [Read more]

PHOTO: Truck Dumps Its Container Over In SeaTac

PHOTO: Truck Dumps Its Container Over In SeaTac

Kevin Roe of Des Moines snapped the photo above of a shipping container that was dumped over on the east side of Pacific Highway at 188th in SeaTac Monday afternoon (Jan. 9). Far as we know, there were... [Read more]

The City Of SeaTac Wants You To Go For A Walk; Publishes Walking Map

The City Of SeaTac Wants You To Go For A Walk; Publishes Walking Map

The City of SeaTac recently published a Walking Map, meant for anyone who resides, works or visits the city to “get them to connect to the community, live a healthy lifestyle and enjoy local businesses,... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Will Be At Landmark Event Center March 2–4

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Will Be At Landmark Event Center March 2–4

The Des Moines Rotary Club will be presenting the 8th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival from March 2-4, once again in the historic and grand Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. Guests will enjoy live... [Read more]

10 Things We’d Like to See to Make 2012 a Happy New Year in SeaTac

10 Things We’d Like to See to Make 2012 a Happy New Year in SeaTac

by Greg Wright The new year cometh!  At South King Media and the SeaTac Blog, sadly, we’re not partying like it’s 1999. But we’re not joining the 2012 Doomsday Club, either. And since we’re in... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Welcome To 2012

PHOTOS: Welcome To 2012

Welcome to a bold, new year… if you’re reading this you successfully made the transition with the rest of us. Hope the hangover isn’t too bad! The biggest celebration in town happens... [Read more]