Crime Section

Massive demand for release of cities’ public records dropped by Tim Clemans

Massive demand for release of cities’ public records dropped by Tim Clemans

THEN: InsideYourGovernment.com promised “to make government transparent by default and to do as much good with that transparency as possible…” NOW: Not so much… by Jack Mayne The... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: A trial, a train, and a hero

The Cactus Speaks: A trial, a train, and a hero

[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]

City Council spars over Interim City Manager contract, Sound Transit info

City Council spars over Interim City Manager contract, Sound Transit info

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council approved by voice vote approval for Mayor Rick Forschler to sign a contract with Interim City Manager Donny Payne following his selection on Jan. 19. Also approved... [Read more]

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

Here’s episode #35 – this week as a video – of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]

SeaTac Council approves hiring of James Donald Payne as interim city manager

SeaTac Council approves hiring of James Donald Payne as interim city manager

James “Donny” Payne, from his 2013 King County Elections profile. by Jack Mayne In a long and sometimes convoluted meeting Tuesday night, the Sea City Council approved by a 4-3 vote a Des... [Read more]

SeaTac Council sets special meeting to search for new acting city manager, restores public meetings

SeaTac Council sets special meeting to search for new acting city manager, restores public meetings

by Jack Mayne At Tuesday night’s meeting, the newly-reconstituted SeaTac City Council decided to have a special meeting next week to find and maybe hire a professional interim city manager, and... [Read more]

SeaTac Officer awarded King County Sheriff’s Office ‘Deputy of the Year’

SeaTac Officer awarded King County Sheriff’s Office ‘Deputy of the Year’

In November, SeaTac Master Police Officer Ed Hall (pictured above) was voted by his peers to be the SeaTac Police ‘Officer of the Year’ for 2015. A 21-year veteran of the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding this Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help finding this Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: UPDATE WED, 12/30/15: King County Sheriff’s Detectives are still trying to identify the Fedora hat-wearing man pictured below, who police say robbed a convenience... [Read more]

Impaired driver strikes, kills pedestrian on Military Road Monday night

Impaired driver strikes, kills pedestrian on Military Road Monday night

An impaired drive struck and killed a pedestrian in the 15000 block of Military Road in Tukwila Monday night, Dec. 28, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The tragic accident occurred... [Read more]

‘Dud’ grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary in SeaTac

‘Dud’ grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary in SeaTac

Police say a grenade was found in the white box just left of a traffic cone on the sidewalk in the center of the photo. A grenade was found in a box near McMicken Heights Elementary School Monday morning... [Read more]