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Frank Hansen Memorial Race will be on Angle Lake the weekend of Sept. 10-11

Frank Hansen Memorial Race will be on Angle Lake the weekend of Sept. 10-11

The Frank Hansen Memorial Race Regatta will be held on Angle Lake on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. This race, which is presented by the Seattle Outboard Association,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Phony stakeholder meetings short on stakeholders

The Cactus Speaks: Phony stakeholder meetings short on stakeholders

[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]

PODCAST: Des Moines grapples with Pokémon Go craze, weather & more

PODCAST: Des Moines grapples with Pokémon Go craze, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station – located on 28th Ave S. at S. 200th Street – is scheduled to open on Saturday, Sept. 24. This elevated station – which cost $383 million – is located... [Read more]

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

Officials are saying that a fire at the Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill in SeaTac Tuesday night was caused by “discarded smoking material” left near the front entrance. The fire struck the business... [Read more]

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the “out of school suspension policy” that has been cited by Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has told the Port of Seattle that its citizens and businesses need easy access to the city’s businesses and would oppose direct freeway access to the airport. The... [Read more]

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

Photos courtesy Kent Fire RFA One person suffered a minor burn during an early morning house fire in the 5200 block of S. 170 Lane in SeaTac (map below) on Thursday, Aug. 4. The adult male suffered... [Read more]