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Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

by Jack Mayne Despite pleas from citizens that the imposition of a gross utility tax would be harmful to residents living on fixed incomes, the SeaTac City Council approved it 5 to 2 at Tuesday night’s... [Read more]

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

Legislation linking an important segment of the ‘Lake to Sound Trail’ that will connect the cities of Renton, Tukwila, Burien and SeaTac, before ending in Des Moines, received unanimous approval... [Read more]

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]

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]

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]

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

You probably heard numerous – and serious – helicopters around Burien on Thursday (July 10), as a multi-agency disaster drill was held at Sea-Tac Airport, and Photographer Francis Zera was on hand... [Read more]