Animals Section

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

A rabid bat was found in Angle Lake Park in the City of SeaTac near the lakeshore by the old lifeguard shack on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The bat was first noticed by a park visitor, who immediately notified... [Read more]

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Have you seen Oliver the Dog? He was last seen at Grandview Dog Park

LOST: Oliver got lost because he was out with someone unfamiliar at Grandview Dog Park in SeaTac and got scared – he ran off into the woods and slipped through a little gap in a gate that only a... [Read more]

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

By Pam Fernald Special to the SeaTac Blog As SeaTac Deputy Mayor, I recently attended the Jet Motel demolition along with fellow Councilmembers and took a whack at a pillar with the sledgehammer... [Read more]

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Batman the cat. Lisa Rousseau, a Port of Seattle employee who flew with Batman the cat back to DC. The reunited cat – Batman – with its owner, Jessica Brown, at Washington Reagan National Airport this... [Read more]

A report from the Washington State Council of the Blind Convention in SeaTac

A report from the Washington State Council of the Blind Convention in SeaTac

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald On Friday, Nov. 4, I had the pleasure of presenting the opening ‘welcome to SeaTac’ remarks at the Washington Council of the Blind Convention, which was held at the... [Read more]

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

At Noon this Sunday (Oct. 2), the people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ in Renton’s Jones Park (across the street from the church), complete with... [Read more]

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik A Fit Fido Is a Happy Fido – or Kitty – at Advertiser Sit’n Stay Pet Sitting! Humans are not the only ones who need to make healthy food choices and get sufficient exercise to... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport focused on bird safety long before ‘Sully’ movie hit theaters

Sea-Tac Airport focused on bird safety long before ‘Sully’ movie hit theaters

Long before the “Miracle on the Hudson” became a national story and now turned into a movie, the Port of Seattle took the lead to address the issue of airplane and bird safety at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

Pets love Staycations at Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting in the Dog Days of Summer

While you may look forward to a vacation, you may also be concerned about how to care for your pet while you are away. Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC – owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany... [Read more]

MISSING: Male dog ‘Bear,’ last seen on S. 192nd in SeaTac on Monday

MISSING: Male dog ‘Bear,’ last seen on S. 192nd in SeaTac on Monday

This male dog ‘Bear’ has been missing since Monday, July 25, and was last seen in the 3200 block of S. 192nd in Sea-Tac about 9:30 a.m.: He is 2-years old, a neutered male, and is black... [Read more]

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Welcome new Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC, owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany Shea! Relocation to our area five years ago meant leaving her established pet... [Read more]

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: Beloved Calico Cat ‘Ika’ went missing near North SeaTac Park

MISSING: A beloved calico named “Ika” got out on Monday May 2, and she is NOT an outdoor cat. She was lost around North SeaTac park (map below), and her owners are “very torn up.” If... [Read more]

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

By Jack Mayne Acting City Manager Joe Scorcio (pictured above) will continue in his temporary role for most of the rest of the year because of concerns about a new manager starting during budget and union... [Read more]

PODCAST: Resident shoots at attacking Pit Bull; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Resident shoots at attacking Pit Bull; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #20 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka “CSI: Highline”), which starts Oct. 1. “We are looking for adventurous volunteers to... [Read more]

The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

The Vet Says…Summer poses serious risks for our furry friends

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some summer-related advice for all pet owners: What a great Spring we’ve had! I can’t recall the last time we’ve had so many beautiful sunny days this early in... [Read more]

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week and Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic has some tips: Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Almost 1 in 5 (800,000) people... [Read more]

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

FOUND: Older black and white female Shih Tzu dog near S. 176th & 42nd S.

FOUND: Older black and white female Shih Tzu dog near S. 176th & 42nd S.

Found in SeaTac late afternoon July 4th: an older black and white, well-groomed, female Shih Tzu, very friendly, near S. 176th St. and 42nd Ave. S. If this is your dog or you know the owners, please contact... [Read more]

New Bee Art and Education Exhibit takes flight at Sea-Tac Airport

New Bee Art and Education Exhibit takes flight at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle, in collaboration with local non-profit The Common Acre, on Tuesday (June 17) unveiled a new bee art and education exhibit designed to educate and inspire travelers about the importance... [Read more]