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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]

Public’s help sought in SeaTac homicide

Public’s help sought in SeaTac homicide

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a homicide that was discovered on Friday, June 27 in the city of SeaTac. The victim is Mr. Robert O. Benson (pictured above), a 100-year old... [Read more]

New Bee Art and Education Exhibit takes flight at Sea-Tac Airport

New Bee Art and Education Exhibit takes flight at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle, in collaboration with local non-profit The Common Acre, on Tuesday (June 17) unveiled a new bee art and education exhibit designed to educate and inspire travelers about the importance... [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]

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]

SeaTac man arrested in Burien teen’s shooting death in White Center

SeaTac man arrested in Burien teen’s shooting death in White Center

Friday afternoon (March 21), King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives arrested an 18-year old SeaTac man in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year old Burien boy in White Center... [Read more]