Environment Section

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; airplane noise; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; airplane noise; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 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]

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

By Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has told the Port of Seattle it objects to its plan to cut down 2,750 trees in the flight paths of the airport because of its failure to conduct a full environmental review... [Read more]

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

By Jack Mayne The proposed cutting down of “the draconian 2,270 trees” in the flight path corridors at Sea-Tac Airport was highlighted at the SeaTac City Council session Tuesday night (Sept. 13),... [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]

‘Touch-A-Truck’ & ‘Get Your Green On’ events will be Saturday, Aug. 13

‘Touch-A-Truck’ & ‘Get Your Green On’ events will be Saturday, Aug. 13

Touch-A-Truck & Get Your Green On will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Valley Ridge Community Center & Parking Lot 4644 S. 188th St., SeaTac. Come see and touch vehicles... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

Here’s episode #51 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]

Sea-Tac’s Wildlife Management & Conservation Open House is May 4

Sea-Tac’s Wildlife Management & Conservation Open House is May 4

The Port of Seattle is throwing a party and neighbors are invited to celebrate Sea-Tac Airport’s 40th anniversary of its Wildlife Management and Conservation program on Wednesday, May 4. This day-long... [Read more]

S. 200th Street & 28th Avenue S. paving planned in SeaTac this week 

S. 200th Street & 28th Avenue S. paving planned in SeaTac this week 

Crews plan to place the final layer of asphalt on S. 200th Street (between 26th Ave S. & International Blvd.) and 28th Ave S. (from north of S. 204th Street to 26th Ave S.) beginning as early as Wednesday,... [Read more]

City of SeaTac plans to update environmentally sensitive area regulations

City of SeaTac plans to update environmentally sensitive area regulations

The City of SeaTac announced Friday (April 22) that it is updating several sections of environmentally sensitive areas regulations for compliance with minimum state standards. The proposed amendments update... [Read more]

The City of SeaTac holding several events in recognition of Earth Week

The City of SeaTac holding several events in recognition of Earth Week

The City of SeaTac will hold several coordinated events in recognition of Earth Week the week of April 18: WHAT: Arbor Day Event WHERE: North SeaTac Park, Des Moines Memorial Drive & S. 136th St. WHEN:... [Read more]