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‘Compassionate’ ejection of squatters at North SeaTac Park as cleanup begins

‘Compassionate’ ejection of squatters at North SeaTac Park as cleanup begins

Photos above courtesy Pam Fernald by Jack Mayne SeaTac City Manager Todd Cutts says the city has “trespassed” people living in North SeaTac Park after a storm of publicity over garbage, drug... [Read more]

Councilmember misses over half of SeaTac Council sessions; attends by video

Councilmember misses over half of SeaTac Council sessions; attends by video

This post was edited on May 6, 2015. by Jack Mayne One SeaTac Councilmember has missed so many meetings the city staff has wired in a video screen so his visage can attend the meeting from afar via Skype,... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Southwest Youth & Family Services

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Southwest Youth & Family Services

Some future passengers join Councilmember Dave Upthegrove and representatives of Southwest Youth and Family Services—including Executive Director Steve Daschle—as the Councilmember drops off a retired... [Read more]

Cleanup plan revised for Sea-Tac Airport sites in SeaTac and Burien

Cleanup plan revised for Sea-Tac Airport sites in SeaTac and Burien

The Port of Seattle announced on Wednesday (April 29) that it would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on its property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Photo of 16L/34R construction in 2009. The Port of Seattle announced Friday (April 24) that it is set to begin reconstruction of the center runway (designated as 16C/34C) at Sea-Tac International Airport,... [Read more]

Robert Studer pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to murdering nephew in SeaTac March 26

Robert Studer pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to murdering nephew in SeaTac March 26

Arraignment was held Tuesday (April 21) for Robert L. Studer, charged with Murder in the First Degree for the fatal shooting of his 42-year-old nephew in SeaTac on March 26. Studer, 68, entered a plea... [Read more]

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited SeaTac’s Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning... [Read more]

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

New garden spaces make it possible for PowellsWood to expand offerings at their annual Mother’s Day weekend event. Each year Monte and Diane Powell offer up a taste of English Garden-inspired hospitality... [Read more]

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting... [Read more]

SeaTac/Burien 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

SeaTac/Burien 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Summer is just around the corner – can you feel/smell/taste it yet? One sure indicator – aside from the increasing pollen count – is that the City of Burien announced the lineup for its FREE 2015... [Read more]