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The Cactus Speaks: When a 6 percent Utility Tax really isn’t…

The Cactus Speaks: When a 6 percent Utility Tax really isn’t…

[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]

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Rep. Mia Gregerson, who also serves as Mayor for SeaTac, released a statement this week endorsing a simple majority for school bonds. Currently, a supermajority of 60 percent is required to pass school... [Read more]

Award-winning SeaTac teacher charged with rape pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Award-winning SeaTac teacher charged with rape pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Former students of Darcy M. Smith – an award-winning McMicken Heights Elementary School Teacher accused of raping a 14-year old student – showed up at a King County courtroom Thursday to offer support... [Read more]

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

Four startups – including our very own SoKing Internet Radio – have been awarded $12,000 each in national Encore Media Entrepreneurs funding, J-Lab announced on Thursday (Feb. 5). SoKing Internet Radio... [Read more]

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac Wednesday

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac Wednesday

On Wednesday (Jan. 21) around 1 p.m., detectives with the Major Crimes Unit, assisted by tactical deputies, arrested the male and female that police believe are responsible for at least 12 armed robberies... [Read more]

Two-alarm fire in SeaTac displaces 5 from apartment building

Two-alarm fire in SeaTac displaces 5 from apartment building

At about 6:15 p.m. on Sunday evening (Jan. 18) a two-alarm apartment fire in the 20000 block of 30 Ave South in SeaTac ended up displacing five residents. The first fire department emergency unit arriving... [Read more]

Stabbing on S. 188th in SeaTac sends man to hospital

Stabbing on S. 188th in SeaTac sends man to hospital

A stabbing that resulted in “serious injury” to an adult male occurred in SeaTac Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 14), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The crime happened on S.... [Read more]

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of  disclosure law

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of disclosure law

EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 by Jack Mayne The Highline Citizens for Schools has filed a complaint with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission claiming the... [Read more]

City of SeaTac announces plans to build new Fire Station at Angle Lake Station

City of SeaTac announces plans to build new Fire Station at Angle Lake Station

Rendering of the City of SeaTac’s proposed new First Station. The City of SeaTac announced Monday (Jan. 12) that it will seek bids this month to build a new 7,120 square foot fire station in the... [Read more]

Mike’s Community Cup named ‘Independent We Stand Small Business of the Year’

Mike’s Community Cup named ‘Independent We Stand Small Business of the Year’

  Mike’s Community Cup, a coffee shop located at 16260 Military Road South in SeaTac, was named recipient of 2014 Independent We Stand Small Business of the Year Award. In the state home to... [Read more]