Environment Section

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]

For Your Consideration: Cabin in the Sky

For Your Consideration: Cabin in the Sky

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

Three paving projects will start rolling in south King County in July

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday (June 30) that three state highways in south King County are about to undergo “much-needed work to repair and preserve the roadways,”... [Read more]

New Code Enforcement names did not impress citizens at Council meeting

New Code Enforcement names did not impress citizens at Council meeting

by Jack Mayne Many SeaTac citizens jeered at a suggestion that the city’s code enforcement agency get a bright new name and wondered if the ideas put out for public vote were for real. Earlier this month,... [Read more]

Sound Transit seeking public input on mass transit projects

Sound Transit seeking public input on mass transit projects

Sound Transit’s Board has kicked off a public involvement campaign to decide what mass transit projects should be studied as the final candidates for a Sound Transit 3 ballot measure, and they’re... [Read more]

City Manager says North SeaTac Park cleanup is nearing completion

City Manager says North SeaTac Park cleanup is nearing completion

by Jack Mayne City Manager Todd Cutts told the City Council that the cleanup of North SeaTac Park is “nearly complete” with patrols to be done regularly by police and park staffs. But a city resident... [Read more]

PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, residents scold SeaTac Council & more

PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, residents scold SeaTac Council & more

Here’s episode #2 of our new SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]