Crime Section

‘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]

PODCAST: Jack Mayne Commentary on recent massive public records request

PODCAST: Jack Mayne Commentary on recent massive public records request

Here’s episode #30 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Arrest made in Oct. 29 SeaTac homicide

Arrest made in Oct. 29 SeaTac homicide

King County Sheriff’s detectives have made an arrest related to a homicide case that occurred in SeaTac on Oct. 29 (read our previous coverage here). Detectives arrested a 39-year old Seattle man around... [Read more]

Another paid SeaTac Councilmember trip approved; ethics proposal fizzles

Another paid SeaTac Councilmember trip approved; ethics proposal fizzles

by Jack Mayne After being told by citizen financial watchdog Vicki Lockwood that SeaTac taxpayers paid “more than a quarter of a million dollars on conference attendance” in 2015, the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

PODCAST: Mental health facility to move to Kent; Jack Mayne; Snow? & more

PODCAST: Mental health facility to move to Kent; Jack Mayne; Snow? & more

Here’s episode #29 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: by Jack Mayne Citizens of this small city on the shores of Puget Sound have taken the extraordinary step of going to an Internet fundraising website to raise... [Read more]

PODCAST: Police seeking help finding burglary suspect; storm forecast & more

PODCAST: Police seeking help finding burglary suspect; storm forecast & more

Here’s episode #28 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: An Election, a Lie, and a Lawsuit

The Cactus Speaks: An Election, a Lie, and a Lawsuit

[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]

No SeaTac property tax hike in 2016, says City Council

No SeaTac property tax hike in 2016, says City Council

by Jack Mayne There will be no increase in the city’s property tax levy for next year, the City Council decided during its study session, but it might increase the budget for cleaning up abandoned houses... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: SeaTac fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #27 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]