Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October
[caption id="attachment_7247" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo of 16L/34R construction in 2009.[/caption] The Port of Seattle announced Friday (April 24) that it is set to begin reconstruction of the center runway (designated as 16C/34C) at Sea-Tac International Airport, closing it down between May 4 and Oct. 20, 2015. The runway was originally built in 1969, and the Port says that reconstruction is not expected to impact flight schedules, passenger traffic, or any other airport operations. The project will also include installation of a new LED runway lighting system and an automated electronic Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection system to provide additional safety on the runway. ...
Robert Studer pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to murdering nephew in SeaTac March 26
Arraignment was held Tuesday (April 21) for Robert L. Studer, charged with Murder in the First Degree for the fatal shooting of his 42-year-old nephew in SeaTac on March 26. Studer, 68, entered a plea of 'Not Guilty' to the charges. He allegedly shot his nephew, James Studer, at the victim’s wood crate manufacturing business, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office. After the murder, Studer fled to California. He was arrested in the town of Taft in central California on March 28 after a standoff with police. Studer waived extradition proceedings and was brought back to King County and booked into jail on ...
The Cactus Speaks: Big Words, Long Discussions, Little Substance
[EDITOR'S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists to reflect different opinions and views of SeaTac residents. Those interested can e-mail us at email@example.com.] by Earl Gipson Council does not endorse King County Prop #1 In a surprise move the SeaTac Council chose not to endorse Dow Constantine's special election Prop #1 for Emergency Radio's. It was stated by PSERN (Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network) that the vendor, Motorola, will no longer support the old radios. According ...
CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools
Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited SeaTac's Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning tools that their companies are supporting. Ray Conner, President & CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Brad Tilden, President & CEO of Alaska Airlines; and Gary Greenbaum, President & CEO of Syntonic participated in a student-led lesson on math apps and programs used in class by students every day. In partnership with the Highline Schools Foundation, Boeing, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic have made significant contributions to Highline Public Schools in an effort to provide equitable ...
Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden
New garden spaces make it possible for PowellsWood to expand offerings at their annual Mother’s Day weekend event. Each year Monte and Diane Powell offer up a taste of English Garden-inspired hospitality during their Mother’s Day open days, and this year is no exception with guest speakers, a book signing, tea, tours, and music. If you haven't seen the revamped garden since it reopened two years ago, you really should take the opportunity. It's stunning. [caption id="attachment_54734" align="alignright" width="220"] Three generations enjoy tea in the Garden Room. Photo (c) Christopher Nelson[/caption] Mother’s Day weekend hours are 10:00 – 5:00 both Saturday May 9th ...
A Ribbon Cutting for the the completion of a road improvement project for Military Road South, S 176th St. to S 166th St., will be held on Tuesday, May 12. Parking for the event will be at Safeway. WHAT:... [Read more]
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Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]
Photo of 16L/34R construction in 2009. The Port of Seattle announced Friday (April 24) that it is set to begin reconstruction of the center runway (designated as 16C/34C) at Sea-Tac International Airport,... [Read more]
Sound Transit is asking for public comments on the extension of Link light rail south from SeaTac’s Angle Lake Station at S. 200th Street, and will be holding meetings on May 6 and May 7. Alternatives... [Read more]Sponsored Post
NPB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, April 25 – is a gorgeous new 4-bedroom home in the desirable Seahurst neighborhood! This... [Read more]
The SeaTac Municipal Court announced the event lineup for the 4th Annual 2015 SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week, set to run April 27-May 1. This year’s festivities are again free to the public and will... [Read more]
From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage – who has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus she was... [Read more]
Arraignment was held Tuesday (April 21) for Robert L. Studer, charged with Murder in the First Degree for the fatal shooting of his 42-year-old nephew in SeaTac on March 26. Studer, 68, entered a plea... [Read more]Commentary
[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [Read more]
From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]Read More Headlines