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A report from the Washington State Council of the Blind Convention in SeaTac

A report from the Washington State Council of the Blind Convention in SeaTac

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald On Friday, Nov. 4, I had the pleasure of presenting the opening ‘welcome to SeaTac’ remarks at the Washington Council of the Blind Convention, which was held at the... [Read more]

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Photos courtesy Nancy Tosta On Tuesday night, Nov. 1, the Port of Seattle held a Community Meeting and Open House on its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove around 3,000... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

By Jack Mayne Objectors, often speaking in Spanish with an English translator, crowded the SeaTac City Council chambers on Tuesday night (Oct. 25), many seeking help to keep The Firs Mobile Home Park... [Read more]

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac

King County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to locate anyone who witnessed a brazen daylight robbery of around $400,000 in diamonds in SeaTac on Tuesday (Oct. 25) around noon…

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

For the second time in a month, Port of Seattle Commissioners have delayed a vote on approving additional funding for the Port’s proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program…

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

By Jack Mayne Whether or not to audio record committee meetings was debated at the SeaTac City Council during Tuesday’s session, along with setting meeting dates and times for those committees, then... [Read more]

New design images & video fly-through for expanded Sea-Tac Airport released

New design images & video fly-through for expanded Sea-Tac Airport released

The Port of Seattle on Thursday (Sept. 29) released the latest images and a video for the new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) set to meet the growing, record demand of international traffic... [Read more]

City Council approves police contract with Highline Schools; OKs retention pond

City Council approves police contract with Highline Schools; OKs retention pond

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council doubled a contract with Highline Public Schools for a police resource officer at their four hour-long regular meeting Tuesday night (Sept. 27). The Council also approved... [Read more]

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

By Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has told the Port of Seattle it objects to its plan to cut down 2,750 trees in the flight paths of the airport because of its failure to conduct a full environmental review... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]