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Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s first SAMP meeting

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s first SAMP meeting

On May 30, 2018, the Port of Seattle gave a presentation on its Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) to nearly 150 residents at the Burien Community Center. This was the Port’s first open house... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith introduces legislation to support airport impacted communities

Rep. Adam Smith introduces legislation to support airport impacted communities

On Wednesday, June 20, Congressman Adam Smith introduced the ‘Aviation Impacted Communities Act,’ which – if passed – will help communities located near airports. As airline travel has... [Read more]

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

Northwest Kidney Centers to open new $43 million clinic in SeaTac

Northwest Kidney Centers to open new $43 million clinic in SeaTac

Northwest Kidney Centers announced that it has purchased land in SeaTac to relocate its West Seattle Kidney Center. The nonprofit will build a $43 million campus at 12833 20th Ave South in SeaTac (map... [Read more]

REMINDER: Return unused prescription drugs this Saturday at City Hall

REMINDER: Return unused prescription drugs this Saturday at City Hall

REMINDER: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – to be held this Saturday, April 28 – aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

Local Filmmaker Steve Edmiston is challenging Port of Seattle Commissioners

Local Filmmaker Steve Edmiston is challenging Port of Seattle Commissioners

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston on Tuesday (Jan. 30) launched a new project to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle that will challenge the Port to abandon “selective environmentalism”... [Read more]

Faith in Action: Flight Path Home offers Safe Sober house for Women in transition

Faith in Action: Flight Path Home offers Safe Sober house for Women in transition

After months of planning and preparation, a Burien church has recently opened a “sober” house aimed at addressing a critical need for transitional housing for women in our area. Imagine a woman... [Read more]

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

The deadline to submit comments to the FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint and Inquiry System is Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Numerous residents have expressed concern over the recent increase in airplane noise from... [Read more]

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Monday (Dec. 18), following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community... [Read more]

National Drug Take Back Event will be at SeaTac City Hall Saturday, Oct. 28

National Drug Take Back Event will be at SeaTac City Hall Saturday, Oct. 28

The City of SeaTac will once again participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. On that date, the lobby of SeaTac City... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party

Give Blood & enter to meet Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

In order to spread the word about the many harmful climate and health effects of natural gas, Sierra Club welcomed policy director Eric de Place from the Sightline Institute – in tandem with 350 Seattle,... [Read more]

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

The Sierra Club will be holding a community forum to discuss fracking in South King County tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Valley View Library. Here’s more info: Did... [Read more]

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

A rabid bat was found in Angle Lake Park in the City of SeaTac near the lakeshore by the old lifeguard shack on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The bat was first noticed by a park visitor, who immediately notified... [Read more]

SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours extended during heat wave

SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours extended during heat wave

The SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours will be extended during the heat wave this week, the City announced Tuesday, Aug. 1. The air-conditioned SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center extended hours: Wednesday,... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, July 3

Donors needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, July 3

Bloodworks Northwest will be holding a Blood Drive on Monday July 3, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (with an hour break at 2:30 p.m.), and Donors are needed. WHERE:... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport food donation program enters 10th successful year

Sea-Tac Airport food donation program enters 10th successful year

Jenna Josephsen, with Host-Starbucks, moving donated food from Host-Starbucks to the Airport’s food donation room for pick up by local food bank, 19 March 2013. By Brian DeRoy Port of Seattle A bustling... [Read more]

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteers are needed for a Blood drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church onMonday May 1. 2017: WHERE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall,19030 8th Ave. S. SeaTac WA 98148 WHEN: Monday, May 1:... [Read more]