Environment Section

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]

Council scolded over its reaction to trash, homelessness at North SeaTac Park

Council scolded over its reaction to trash, homelessness at North SeaTac Park

SeaTac resident Janice Taylor speaks to Councilmembers with her Combat Boots on the podium. by Jack Mayne Several SeaTac residents lashed out at the City Council Tuesday night (May 12), saying they were... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident to Council: ‘You clearly have no interest in this city…’

LETTER: Resident to Council: ‘You clearly have no interest in this city…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] I unfortunately missed the last council... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]

Cleanup plan revised for Sea-Tac Airport sites in SeaTac and Burien

Cleanup plan revised for Sea-Tac Airport sites in SeaTac and Burien

The Port of Seattle announced on Wednesday (April 29) that it would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on its property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting for Military Road South improvement will be Tuesday, May 12

Ribbon Cutting for Military Road South improvement will be Tuesday, May 12

A Ribbon Cutting for the the completion of a road improvement project for Military Road South, S 176th St. to S 166th St., will be held on Tuesday, May 12. Parking for the event will be at Safeway. WHAT:... [Read more]