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Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station scheduled to open on Sept. 24

Sound Transit’s new Angle Lake Station – located on 28th Ave S. at S. 200th Street – is scheduled to open on Saturday, Sept. 24. This elevated station – which cost $383 million – is located... [Read more]

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

‘Discarded smoking material’ caused fire at Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill

Officials are saying that a fire at the Bull Pen Pub Bar & Grill in SeaTac Tuesday night was caused by “discarded smoking material” left near the front entrance. The fire struck the business... [Read more]

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the “out of school suspension policy” that has been cited by Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has told the Port of Seattle that its citizens and businesses need easy access to the city’s businesses and would oppose direct freeway access to the airport. The... [Read more]

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

One injured in two-alarm house fire in SeaTac

Photos courtesy Kent Fire RFA One person suffered a minor burn during an early morning house fire in the 5200 block of S. 170 Lane in SeaTac (map below) on Thursday, Aug. 4. The adult male suffered... [Read more]

Several mobile homes destroyed in fire in SeaTac; around 20 displaced

Several mobile homes destroyed in fire in SeaTac; around 20 displaced

View from the Burien Transit Center shows the extent of the smoke plume from Friday’s fire in SeaTac. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Several mobile homes were destroyed by a two-alarm fire in the 20400... [Read more]

SeaTac Council rejects move to again put strong mayor issue on November ballot

SeaTac Council rejects move to again put strong mayor issue on November ballot

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council soundly rejected a surprise move by former mayor and Councilmember Rick Forschler’s to get approval of a November general election proposition to have an elected... [Read more]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

By Jack Mayne A citizen has told the SeaTac City Council that anyone in city government who had anything to do with issues that led to a civil land use lawsuit that could cost taxpayers over $18 million... [Read more]