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SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon to Retire

SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon to Retire

by Jack Mayne Jim Graddon, chief of the SeaTac Police Department and a major in the King County Sheriff’s office, plans to retire later this year. “After nine years of service to the City of SeaTac,... [Read more]

Global Connections Band Rated ‘Superior’ at Inauguration Music Festival

Global Connections Band Rated ‘Superior’ at Inauguration Music Festival

The Global Connections High School Wind and Jazz Ensembles received the highest possible rating – Superior with Distinction – for their recent performances at the Presidential Inauguration Music... [Read more]

Donors Needed for Blood Drive at Peace of Prince Lutheran Monday, Feb. 4

Donors Needed for Blood Drive at Peace of Prince Lutheran Monday, Feb. 4

A Blood Drive will be held at Peace of Prince Lutheran Church in SeaTac on Monday, Feb. 4th, and donors are needed. This is a walk-in event – no appointments are necessary – and will be in the Fellowship... [Read more]

WARNING: Case of Measles Reported in Recent Sea-Tac Airport Traveler

WARNING: Case of Measles Reported in Recent Sea-Tac Airport Traveler

Local public health officials are warning the public that they have learned of a diagnosed case of measles in a contagious traveler who made a stop at Sea-Tac airport on Friday, Jan. 18. Measles is a highly... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘OMG! Citizens Have No Idea What They Are Missing’ at Council Meetings

LETTER: ‘OMG! Citizens Have No Idea What They Are Missing’ at Council Meetings

Dear SeaTac City Council, Having attended both the Study Session and Council Meetings yesterday I can say Oh My God (OMG)! SeaTac Citizens and businesses have no idea what they are missing by not attending... [Read more]

Want to be a Port Commissioner? Port of Seattle Info Meeting is 5 p.m. Today

Want to be a Port Commissioner? Port of Seattle Info Meeting is 5 p.m. Today

The Port of Seattle is currently accepting applications for Port Commissioner, and they’re holding an informational session today – Tuesday, Jan. 22 – at 5 p.m. at Sea-Tac Airport. The Port plans... [Read more]

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for 2013 Cove to Clover Fundraiser

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for 2013 Cove to Clover Fundraiser

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2013 Cove to Clover fundraiser – a fun, all-volunteer based benefit for several local charities – coming Sunday, April 28. Businesses are invited... [Read more]

Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW says ‘Happy Martin Luther King Day!’

Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW says ‘Happy Martin Luther King Day!’

Happy Martin Luther King Day! “This is an American day to celebrate civil rights for all!”– President Barack Obama On Monday, January 21, 2013 MLK Day will be celebrated this coming Monday, Jan.... [Read more]

Korean-American Day Celebration an ‘Awesome’ Time for City Council Member

Korean-American Day Celebration an ‘Awesome’ Time for City Council Member

Story and Photos by Pam Fernald Special to The SeaTac Blog On January 13, 2013, I was honored to attend the 6th annual Washington State Korean-American Day celebration. It was so awesome, I wanted to share... [Read more]

Rep. Tina Orwall Confirmed as Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore Monday

Rep. Tina Orwall Confirmed as Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore Monday

Rep. Tina Orwall (D-33), was officially confirmed as Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore by the full House of Representatives during Monday’s opening session (Jan. 14) in Olympia. “It is an incredible... [Read more]

SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

The SeaTac Fire Department on Monday (Jan. 14) issued a statement entitled “Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice,” warning residents to avoid walking on iced-over standing bodies of water. Officials... [Read more]

S.W. King County Chamber CEO Lynn Wallace Leaving for New Gig in Renton

S.W. King County Chamber CEO Lynn Wallace Leaving for New Gig in Renton

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce CEO/President Lynn Wallace is leaving her position to join the Renton Chamber of Commerce, according to an email sent out Monday (Jan. 14). Wallace has served... [Read more]

Here’s this week’s ‘Good News in Real Estate’ from Prudential Northwest Realty

Here’s this week’s ‘Good News in Real Estate’ from Prudential Northwest Realty

Here’s this week’s ‘Good News in Real Estate’ from Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty, profiling market research on Washington State real estate statistics (click image... [Read more]

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

John White, Founder of American Piledriving Equipment (APE) and an area resident, has stepped up to pile on the majority of funding for an historic local UFO conspiracy movie that will begin filming this... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Maybe I Should Stop Making the Case for a Citywide Code of Ethics’

LETTER: ‘Maybe I Should Stop Making the Case for a Citywide Code of Ethics’

Dear SeaTac City Council, In last night’s Council comments at the end of the meeting un-elected Mayor Tony Anderson stated that just because a lawsuit is filed does not mean the City has done anything... [Read more]

Stolen Trailers Recovered in Wii Game Thefts – but Games Still Missing

Stolen Trailers Recovered in Wii Game Thefts – but Games Still Missing

SeaTac detectives announced Tuesday (Jan. 8) that two trailers and a box truck that were reported stolen Dec. 16 and loaded with 7,000 WII-U game consoles have been recovered – but totally empty. The... [Read more]

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

by Jack Mayne There is no plan for the Highline Public School District to disarm its security officers or police “resource officers,” contrary to a KOMO television report broadcast Monday (Jan. 7). “Basically,... [Read more]

Prudential Northwest Realty Presents ‘The Good News in Real Estate’

Prudential Northwest Realty Presents ‘The Good News in Real Estate’

Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty would like to present its new weekly report, called ‘The Good News In Real Estate’: Bloomberg ‐ December 21, 2012 Housing Poised to Bolster... [Read more]

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has been sued for using illegal and improper processes to wrest control of property near the airport Sound Transit terminal. The suit was filed on Dec. 21, 2012 by K&S... [Read more]

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

The Highline School 
District is reporting that staff at its Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) high scbool – located in SeaTac – continue to “demonstrate generosity and caring for... [Read more]