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The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

[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]

‘Can Ferguson Happen Here?’ public forum will be Wednesday, Sept. 10

‘Can Ferguson Happen Here?’ public forum will be Wednesday, Sept. 10

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove is sponsoring a community meeting called ‘Can Ferguson Happen Here?’ from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Tyee High School cafeteria,... [Read more]

South Sound Piano Studio’s Open House Grand Opening will be Sept. 6

South Sound Piano Studio’s Open House Grand Opening will be Sept. 6

South Sound Piano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Burien, as a grand opening following... [Read more]

City of SeaTac holds 8th annual Back-to-School Fair

City of SeaTac holds 8th annual Back-to-School Fair

Photos by Joseph Walsh The SeaTac community on Thursday (Aug. 14) held its 8th annual Back to School Fair (BTSF), which provides local families with a fun, safe, and supportive environment to... [Read more]

‘Get Your Green On’ event at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday, Aug. 13

‘Get Your Green On’ event at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday, Aug. 13

Get valuable information on how you can be more environmentally friendly and ‘waste wise’ in your home, how to dispose of hazardous products, and how you can protect our natural waterways – at the... [Read more]

Come ‘Touch-A-Truck’ in SeaTac on Saturday, Aug. 23

Come ‘Touch-A-Truck’ in SeaTac on Saturday, Aug. 23

SeaTac Parks & Recreation’s ‘Touch-A-Truck’ event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Tyee Educational Complex. “Come see and touch vehicles that provide safety... [Read more]

Fall session of Community Emergency Response Team training begins Sept. 11

Fall session of Community Emergency Response Team training begins Sept. 11

The fall session of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training will begin Sept. 11, and held Thursday nights from 6 – 9 p.m. in SeaTac. Emergency professionals train residents, organizations or... [Read more]

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

by Wendy Morgan and Jennifer Muscolo Due to a spirited fan demand, a Sixth Annual Free Ice Cream Social and Concert with a Silent Auction and Plant Sale will happen at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]