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City of SeaTac opens Warming Shelter at Community Center

City of SeaTac opens Warming Shelter at Community Center

The City of SeaTac has opened a Warming Shelter at the SeaTac Community Center during its regular operating hours. “If you know of SeaTac residents without power, please let them know that the SeaTac... [Read more]

Over objections of incoming members, Council extends Port agreement

Over objections of incoming members, Council extends Port agreement

by Jack Mayne After hearing that the city will begin getting less income from its parking tax while the Port of Seattle gets more, the outgoing SeaTac City Council did the expected and approved a two-year... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park puts Levy back on ballot; Jack Mayne, more…

PODCAST: Normandy Park puts Levy back on ballot; Jack Mayne, more…

Here’s episode #32 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]

WSDOT Open House on extension of SR 509 will be Thursday, Dec. 17

WSDOT Open House on extension of SR 509 will be Thursday, Dec. 17

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be holding an Open House on the extension of SR 509 on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Highline College. Project staff will be on hand to answer your... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: A Weather Punching Bag for a Week

Puget Sound Weather Geek: A Weather Punching Bag for a Week

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Nature has decided that it hates the Northwest and that it’s going to use... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Intense Cyclone to bring Windstorm to Puget Sound

WEATHER GEEK: Intense Cyclone to bring Windstorm to Puget Sound

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek A large weather system has explosively intensified off the CA/OR coast and is... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: ‘One-Two Punch’ storm system coming

Puget Sound Weather Geek: ‘One-Two Punch’ storm system coming

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Winds, rain & snow, oh my! This is the time of year for storminess in the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Puget Sound Weather Geek gives latest forecast for big weekend storm

VIDEO: Puget Sound Weather Geek gives latest forecast for big weekend storm

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek It’s looking like the big storm moving in will soak us all for the entire... [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]

Fall Recycle Collection Event will be at Tyee Parking Lot on Saturday, Oct. 3

Fall Recycle Collection Event will be at Tyee Parking Lot on Saturday, Oct. 3

A Fall Recycle Collection Event will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Tyee Educational Complex Parking Lot, located at 4424 S. 188th Street. Yard Debris is NOT accepted. Recycle... [Read more]