Featured Stories Section

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

by Jack Mayne With the $15 minimum wage already law in SeaTac and recently in Seattle, the first of what promises to be many lawsuits was filed in Seattle federal court on Thursday (June 12). There are... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Everybody Dance

The Cactus Speaks: Everybody Dance

[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]

There are two retail pot sales candidates in SeaTac

There are two retail pot sales candidates in SeaTac

by Jack Mayne The recent Washington State Liquor Control Board lottery for a license to run the single retail store allotted to SeaTac has produced two candidates. They are, in order of their ranking,... [Read more]

King County Sheriff K9 ‘Frodo’ bags the Bad Guys even after being injured

King County Sheriff K9 ‘Frodo’ bags the Bad Guys even after being injured

Just after 2 a.m. Saturday morning (May 3), King County Sheriff’s Police Dog ‘Frodo’ was injured while tracking several armed robbery suspects in the 16500 block of International Boulevard... [Read more]

Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Welcome our latest innovation: our own 24/7 ‘Puget Sound Weather Geek’!

Press PLAY for live streaming video by the Puget Sound Weather Geek! We’re proud to introduce our latest innovation – our own hyperlocal weatherperson, the Puget Sound Weather Geek (aka Chris... [Read more]

House fire displaces family of 7 in SeaTac

House fire displaces family of 7 in SeaTac

A family of seven has been forced out of their house following a fire in the 19000 block of 32nd Ave South in SeaTac. Firefighters from the Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority, along with Burien,... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault

King County Sheriff’s detectives working for Sound Transit Police announced Friday (March 28) that they have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man and breaking his jaw on a light rail... [Read more]

Minor skirmish over City Councilmember’s travel expenses

Minor skirmish over City Councilmember’s travel expenses

by Jack Mayne Normally the most boring part of a typical city council meeting is the routine approval of bills, but this week the amount spent by one Councilmember was criticized as spending too much for... [Read more]