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Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

by Jack Mayne The sudden and surprising proposal by the SeaTac City Council to impose a 6 percent utility tax on a variety of public utility district serving city customers is illegal under Washington... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: The Debate – Gregerson vs. Burrage

The Cactus Speaks: The Debate – Gregerson vs. Burrage

[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]

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

by Jack Mayne A parade of surprised and unhappy water and sewer districts lashed out against a proposed 6 percent utility tax that would help balance the SeaTac city biennial budget that would take effect... [Read more]

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

SeaTac City Council members voted Tuesday night (Oct. 14) to establish the Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) and charter the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA), a public... [Read more]

Gregerson, Burrage debate 33rd District race for state Legislature

Gregerson, Burrage debate 33rd District race for state Legislature

http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/CandidateForum093014.mp3 To listen to the audio from our Candidate Forum, click the “Play” button above. by Jack Mayne Photos by Michael... [Read more]

City of SeaTac announces mandatory annual adjustments to minimum wage

City of SeaTac announces mandatory annual adjustments to minimum wage

The City of SeaTac on Thursday (Oct. 2) announced mandatory annual adjustments to the City’s Minimum Employment Standards Ordinance for Hospitality and Transportation Industry Employers. The adjustment... [Read more]

REPORT: SeaTac ranked as 7th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in the entire state

REPORT: SeaTac ranked as 7th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in the entire state

A new report released by LawStreetMedia.com that claims the City of SeaTac is the 7th “most dangerous” city in the state of Washington. The study is based on data from the FBI’s most recent... [Read more]

Huge ’12th Man’ flag stolen from Angle Lake home

Huge ’12th Man’ flag stolen from Angle Lake home

Local favorite – a huge 12th Man Seahwaks flag – was recently stolen only after a few short days on display from a home near Angle Lak in SeaTac. Here’s more from Clyde Hill: The other night... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding suspected SeaTac burglar

Police seeking public’s help finding suspected SeaTac burglar

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding Wilson Laray Smith, 19 (pictured above), wanted in connection to a July 29 burglary in SeaTac. On July 29, deputies... [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]