Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot
A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb. 10, 2015 ballot. After seeking community input following the November election, the school board voted Wednesday night (Dec. 17) to place the new bond measure on the February ballot. The November bond measure fell just short of the 60 percent approval required for passage. The February bond retains the major projects in the November measure, with modifications based on community input. “The need to replace aging buildings and to ...
State Patrol seeking information on collision that injured Tukwila Firefighter
Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 on I-5 just north of I-405 at approximately 6:00 p.m., and are seeking the public's help. The collision involved the injury of an on-duty, Tukwila firefighter who was attending to the driver of a previous collision involving a white pick-up truck. The firefighter was struck during a second collision involving a red Ford Mustang and the same white pick-up truck. Detectives are requesting information regarding the collision and/or any observations of the vehicles prior to the incident. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact WSP Detective Sergeant ...
Police seeking public’s help finding armed robber who hit 4 SeaTac Motels
The King County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a serial armed robbery suspect who has struck four motels and one pizza shop in the city of SeaTac since Nov. 15. All of these robberies have happened since Nov. 15 between Midnight and 3 a.m. A white male wearing a mask enters the business displaying a handgun and threatens the clerk to hand over the cash. He is described as a white male with a thin build wearing dark blue sweatpants and a dark blue sweatshirt. He has worn a ski mask in all of the robberies and wears ...
289-unit apartment complex for Seniors planned for Angle Lake Station District
[caption id="attachment_6816" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Click image to see larger version. Drawing courtesy of Morgan & Associates.[/caption] The City of SeaTac announced Tuesday (Nov. 25) that AVS Communities will be building the 'Reserve at SeaTac,' a 289-unit apartment complex for seniors in the Angle Lake Station District. The project is located at 19707 International Boulevard, just three blocks from the Angle Lake light rail station, which will begin operations in 2016. The site is a former car sales lot. The Angle lake Station will include a 10,000 square foot public plaza and 2,500 square feet of commercial space as part of the parking garage complex. Construction of ...
Homeowners could get break under SeaTac permit fee proposal
by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has kept many of the same city permit fee schedules since incorporation in 1990, and the City Council was last week briefed on proposed new permit fees and, in some cases, dropping fees altogether. Homeowners would get a percentage rate reduction on permits for home repairs under the proposed plan and all fees would be more harmonized with neighboring cities. The changes were outlined in a presentation at the Council study session on Nov. 12 – moved from the normal Tuesday date because of the Veterans Day holiday. The Council voted unanimously to put the fee proposal ...
[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]
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A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]
The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]
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Late night and early morning travelers using the south entrance to Sea-Tac Airport or the exit on the Arrivals drive will face some minor detours in the next few weeks due to Sound Transit construction.... [Read more]
Washington State Patrol detectives are investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 on I-5 just north of I-405 at approximately 6:00 p.m., and are seeking the public’s help. The... [Read more]
The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a serial armed robbery suspect who has struck four motels and one pizza shop in the city of SeaTac since Nov.... [Read more]Read More Headlines