Environment Section

FAA awards $5 million grant to Sea-Tac Airport to redevelop nearby land

FAA awards $5 million grant to Sea-Tac Airport to redevelop nearby land

by Jack Mayne The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $5 million grant to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to redevelop and create 732,000 square feet of air cargo-related warehouse space... [Read more]

Roadway restoration to being along South 200th Street on Wed., Aug. 26

Roadway restoration to being along South 200th Street on Wed., Aug. 26

Crews building the Angle Lake Station will begin restoring S. 200th Street between 26th Avenue S and International Boulevard as early as Wednesday, Aug. 26. Crews will replace the roadway, curbs, gutters... [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]

City holding ‘Get Your Green On Event’ at Community Center on Wed., Aug. 12

City holding ‘Get Your Green On Event’ at Community Center on Wed., Aug. 12

The City of SeaTac will be holding a ‘Get Your Green On Event’ at the Community Center (13735 24th Avenue S.) on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bring your family to see how... [Read more]

Sound Transit considering offering permit parking, seeking feedback

Sound Transit considering offering permit parking, seeking feedback

Sound Transit announced this week that it “is considering offering permit parking at its busiest lots and garages starting in 2016.” Here’s more info: Sound Transit tested permits during... [Read more]

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has preliminarily approved barring the public from attending SeaTac City Council “working group” or committee meetings, and extended its ban on smoking to all... [Read more]

City of SeaTac supports Sound Transit Federal Way Link extension decision

City of SeaTac supports Sound Transit Federal Way Link extension decision

The City of SeaTac announced Friday (July 24) that it “supports the decision of the Sound Transit Board … to select the SR 509/I-5 alignment for the Federal Way Link Extension as the preferred... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

For the first time ever, Sea-Tac International Airport surpassed four million passengers in one month, according to June statistics from the Port of Seattle, and yearly totals continue to grow at a double... [Read more]

Sound Transit Elevated Guideway reaches Angle Lake

Sound Transit Elevated Guideway reaches Angle Lake

Rendering of what the S. 200th/Angle Lake Sound Transit station will look like when it opens. by Jack Mayne The last section of the elevated Sound Transit guideway on Monday reached the future Angle Lake... [Read more]