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It’s the end of a long era for Water Commissioner John Thompson

It’s the end of a long era for Water Commissioner John Thompson

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald As I chatted with Water Commissioner John Thompson at the Water/Sewer District Open House, I learned that July 15, 2015 signaled the end of an era for a 20-year long... [Read more]

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

[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]

For Your Consideration: Cabin in the Sky

For Your Consideration: Cabin in the Sky

[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]

The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

[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]

Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Big Picture High School June 13

Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Big Picture High School June 13

To all Highline Big Picture students, graduates, families, mentors, and friends: It’s been ten years since the doors opened at our school! Come celebrate the milestone with us: WHEN: Saturday, June 13,... [Read more]

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

by Jack Mayne A tiny percentage of SeaTac residents say they often feel unsafe and that was expressed in the concern for both auto thefts and general thefts, but residents also believed the city was a... [Read more]

Tukwila’s Foster High School Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary March 21

Tukwila’s Foster High School Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary March 21

The Bulldog community will honor the past, present, and future with a dance- and music-filled evening on Saturday, March 21. In 1915, the United States was on the brink of entering World War I, the 47th... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Seattle Seahawks return to warm welcome at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: Seattle Seahawks return to warm welcome at Sea-Tac Airport

Photographer Francis Zera was on hand Monday (Feb. 2) as the Seattle Seahawks returned to Sea-Tac Airport after their heartbreaking loss in the Super Bowl. Numerous “12th Fans” were on hand... [Read more]

Dorpat and Sherrard will bring ‘Now and Then’ to SeaTac on Saturday, Jan. 24

Dorpat and Sherrard will bring ‘Now and Then’ to SeaTac on Saturday, Jan. 24

The Highline Historical Society will be hosting a “Now and Then” presentation by popular documentary photographers/historians/authors Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard on Saturday, Jan. 24, starting at... [Read more]

Happy Veterans Day from The SeaTac Blog! Meet some local, historic Vets

Happy Veterans Day from The SeaTac Blog! Meet some local, historic Vets

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Publisher/Editor Happy Veterans Day from The SeaTac Blog to all Vets, active military and their families! In honor of this holiday, we encourage all our Readers to... [Read more]