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SeaTac man arrested for homicide investigation after police chase Tues. night

SeaTac man arrested for homicide investigation after police chase Tues. night

After a chase through Des Moines, Kent Police arrested an adult male from SeaTac Tuesday night, June 19, in the investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding an 18-year old Des Moines woman’s... [Read more]

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

Local attorney, activist and filmmaker Steve Edmiston took a break from his ongoing project – to brief the Port of Seattle Commissioners on the impact of aircraft operations on our communities – to... [Read more]

Alaska Air HQ construction, new cell antennas considered by SeaTac Council

Alaska Air HQ construction, new cell antennas considered by SeaTac Council

By Jack Mayne A major new Alaska Air Group construction project and a possible 20-year agreement to permit cellular companies to place new antennas on utility poles citywide dominated a lengthy SeaTac... [Read more]

Apparent sniper shoots 4 cars on SR 509 near Sea-Tac Airport Wednesday

Apparent sniper shoots 4 cars on SR 509 near Sea-Tac Airport Wednesday

By Scott Schaefer A huge police turnout on and around SR 509 near where south Burien meets the SeaTac City limits was in response to an ‘active shooter’ who shot and hit four vehicles on the... [Read more]

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

On Friday, June 8, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ membership luncheon, with guest speakers from five regional cities, including SeaTac Mayor... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

Governor, King County Executive speak at protest in SeaTac Saturday

Governor, King County Executive speak at protest in SeaTac Saturday

On Saturday, June 9, a protest against the detention of asylum-seeking mothers was held outside the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac, with special appearances and speeches by Gov. Jay Inslee and King... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Why Business & Government Relationships Matter</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: Why Business & Government Relationships Matter

Why Business and Government Relationships Matter By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Our Chamber of Commerce is proud of the relationships we’ve built with local government;... [Read more]

Two escape with minor burns from mobile home fire in SeaTac Tuesday

Two escape with minor burns from mobile home fire in SeaTac Tuesday

A mobile home caught fire in the 20800 block of International Blvd. in SeaTac (map below) Tuesday afternoon, June 5. Two occupants escaped with minor burns. Puget Sound Fire and South King Fire fought... [Read more]

Teen shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

Teen shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

A 19-year old man was shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night, June 1. Police say that shortly after 9 p.m., deputies responded to a 911 hang-up call in the 14700 block of 29th Place South (map below).... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

‘Battle of Seattle’ Disc Golf Tournament coming to area weekend of June 2-3

‘Battle of Seattle’ Disc Golf Tournament coming to area weekend of June 2-3

The ‘Battle of Seattle’ Disc Golf Tournament is coming to the SeaTac area on June 2 & 3, with competition to be held at the North SeaTac Golf Course and Lakewood Course in White Center. This... [Read more]

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (May 22) officially started its long studied plan to allow permit parking in neighborhoods overwhelmed with for hire and airport employee parking. But it... [Read more]

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

Some SeaTac officials object to Burien Mayor Matta siding with residents of Firs

By Jack Mayne Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta created a small controversy when he wrote a letter to the King County Superior Court judge presently considering an appeal of the residents of the Firs Mobile Home... [Read more]

Alaska Airlines to build new office building; Council considers govt. relations manager

Alaska Airlines to build new office building; Council considers govt. relations manager

By Jack Mayne Alaska Airlines will begin developing a property on International Boulevard with an office building and parking garage, the start of a more elaborate development later, and the SeaTac City... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Elevate NW</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Elevate NW

Elevate NW By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce The Northwest’s history is one of innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs – dreaming big and working hard. The values... [Read more]

SeaTac Council on new sidewalks and state legislation on airport, Firs

SeaTac Council on new sidewalks and state legislation on airport, Firs

By Jack Mayne Whether new sidewalks should be discussed with residents before being made city projects was debated by the SeaTac City Council during its regular session Tuesday night (April 10). While... [Read more]

Shooting near Angle Lake in SeaTac Monday night injures 2

Shooting near Angle Lake in SeaTac Monday night injures 2

A shooting in the 19500 block of International Blvd. South near Angle Lake Monday night (April 9) has injured two, police said. Police say that at around 5:40 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported seeing... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Municipal Capital Improvement/Slush Fund? Budgets are boring…

The Cactus Speaks: Municipal Capital Improvement/Slush Fund? Budgets are boring…

[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 always seeking additional regular... [Read more]

Woman dies in mobile home fire in SeaTac Tuesday

Woman dies in mobile home fire in SeaTac Tuesday

Firefighters at a two-alarm mobile home fire found a deceased woman inside on Tuesday (April 3) after responding to the 18100 block of 36 Place South in SeaTac (map below). The first report of the fire... [Read more]