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SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

by Jack Mayne The idea that the Port of Seattle wants to virtually double the number of landings and takeoffs at Sea-Tac International Airport – but without increasing the land size of the facility –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

Photo by Francis Zera | zeraphoto.com The presentation by Sea-Tac Airport staff will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at the SeaTac City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]

Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31

The Grand Opening celebration of Recology’s new recycling-focused retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31. “The Recology Store is a resource offering our customers drop off for special... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

WEATHER GEEK: Temps rise, rain to return as the area starts to thaw out

Press “Play” button to hear live weather info. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek We’ll be slowly crawling out of our cold spell throughout this week, but until we’ve fully... [Read more]

Carbon monoxide alarm system does its job at SeaTac hotel

Carbon monoxide alarm system does its job at SeaTac hotel

A recently-installed carbon monoxide alarm system at the Radisson Hotel in the 18100 block of International Boulevard in SeaTac did exactly what it was designed to do when it activated and warned hotel... [Read more]

Nighttime construction activity at Sea-Tac Airport will run through Oct. 15

Nighttime construction activity at Sea-Tac Airport will run through Oct. 15

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24 and continuing nightly through Wednesday, Oct. 15, Sound Transit’s contractor, PCL Civil Constructors, will be lifting pre-cast concrete segments over the terminal roadway... [Read more]

‘Get Your Green On’ event at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday, Aug. 13

‘Get Your Green On’ event at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday, Aug. 13

Get valuable information on how you can be more environmentally friendly and ‘waste wise’ in your home, how to dispose of hazardous products, and how you can protect our natural waterways – at the... [Read more]

Angle Lake ‘Clean Sweep’ nets Browning 30-caliber machine gun

Angle Lake ‘Clean Sweep’ nets Browning 30-caliber machine gun

Shore Club President Lonnie Goulet displays the Browning 30-caliber machine gun found in the water off Angle Lake Park. Photo Credit: Rosalyn Raumbauer The Angle Lake Shore Club of SeaTac held their annual... [Read more]

King County Health offers tips on how to stay cool and safe in hot weather

King County Health offers tips on how to stay cool and safe in hot weather

The National Weather Service has forecast temperatures between the high 70s and high 80s with little chance of rain over the next ten days. These weather conditions can create problems for anyone, especially... [Read more]