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Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

By Jack Mayne An investigation into the actions of former interim SeaTac City Manager James “Donny” Payne says he harassed a city employee and that his work conduct would have made it difficult to... [Read more]

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

The Highline Historical Society’s ‘Latinos in Highline’ exhibit opened recently at SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S. 188th Street. This exhibit is more than a simple re-telling... [Read more]

McMicken Elementary School wins $10K grant from Symetra and the Seahawks

McMicken Elementary School wins $10K grant from Symetra and the Seahawks

Alexandria Haas, Erica Castellon Hernandez and Superintendent Susan Enfield being presented with the Symetra Heroes 10th Anniversary Award check for $10,000. Pictured are (l to r): John Pleas, Seattle... [Read more]

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #49 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

By Jack Mayne A citizen took the SeaTac City Council to task for personal and petty dramas, telling them to get to work figuring out the problems the city has collected for many years and which now include... [Read more]

Go Vintage This Year for Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

Go Vintage This Year for Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

As has been the case for years now, PowellsWood is always a great memory-making experience for Mother’s Day Weekend. Just above Redondo, the garden offers a host of opportunities for folks of diverse... [Read more]

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership on Tuesday (April 26) with the intent “to better promote the regional... [Read more]

PODCAST: Bad guy with loaded gun on bike busted; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Bad guy with loaded gun on bike busted; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #48 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Proposed wetland regulations all wet

The Cactus Speaks: Proposed wetland regulations all wet

[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]

For Your Consideration: The Politics of Communication

For Your Consideration: The Politics of Communication

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]