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UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help about body found in duffle bag Monday

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help about body found in duffle bag Monday

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new information at 5:30 p.m. on July 27: Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. UPDATE: The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking... [Read more]

It’s the end of a long era for Water Commissioner John Thompson

It’s the end of a long era for Water Commissioner John Thompson

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald As I chatted with Water Commissioner John Thompson at the Water/Sewer District Open House, I learned that July 15, 2015 signaled the end of an era for a 20-year long... [Read more]

PODCAST: Sea-Tac’s new airport runway; Burien City Council problems + more

PODCAST: Sea-Tac’s new airport runway; Burien City Council problems + more

Here’s episode #12 of our 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]

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]

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

[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]

The Cactus Speaks: Yeah, I got opinions…

The Cactus Speaks: Yeah, I got opinions…

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [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]

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

Here’s episode #11 of our 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]

City of SeaTac to receive approximately $1 billion to complete SR 509, marketplace

City of SeaTac to receive approximately $1 billion to complete SR 509, marketplace

The City of SeaTac announced Thursday (July 16) that it will receive approximately $1 billion in funds approved by the 2015 Washington State Legislature to extend the SR 509 freeway, as well as develop... [Read more]

‘Convoluted’ zoning code to be ‘reformatted’; smoking ban extended to all parks

‘Convoluted’ zoning code to be ‘reformatted’; smoking ban extended to all parks

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council’s late afternoon study session continues to be the center of all city business with the return of concerns over the often updated, added to and fixed up zoning code... [Read more]