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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]

Bow Lake Elementary School to honor Veterans on Friday, Nov. 7

Bow Lake Elementary School to honor Veterans on Friday, Nov. 7

The students of Bow Lake Elementary School are inviting local Veterans to an assembly honoring veterans and active military personnel starting at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7. The program will be followed... [Read more]

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

Legislation linking an important segment of the ‘Lake to Sound Trail’ that will connect the cities of Renton, Tukwila, Burien and SeaTac, before ending in Des Moines, received unanimous approval... [Read more]

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

a The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will screen this coming Saturday night, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a... [Read more]

Angle Lake ‘Clean Sweep’ nets Browning 30-caliber machine gun

Angle Lake ‘Clean Sweep’ nets Browning 30-caliber machine gun

Shore Club President Lonnie Goulet displays the Browning 30-caliber machine gun found in the water off Angle Lake Park. Photo Credit: Rosalyn Raumbauer The Angle Lake Shore Club of SeaTac held their annual... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s ‘Family Treasures’ Workshop is July 23

Highline Historical Society’s ‘Family Treasures’ Workshop is July 23

Highline Historical Society curator Nancy Salguero McKay will lead a family treasures workshop on Wednesday, July 23. Learn how to care for your family treasures at a workshop being taught by Highline... [Read more]

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

On Thursday, July 10, the Port of Seattle will host a large airport disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport. Eight evacuation helicopters, more than 175 emergency vehicles and 300 victim volunteers are scheduled... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will take place on Friday night, Aug. 1 at the Tin Theater in Burien, starting at 7 p.m. “The... [Read more]

SeaTac Family 4th of July celebration will be at Angle Lake Park

SeaTac Family 4th of July celebration will be at Angle Lake Park

The City of SeaTac will be holding a star-spangled Family 4th of July celebration starting at 1 p.m. at Angle Lake Park, located at 19408 International Blvd. “Make your plans now to gather family... [Read more]

SeaTac’s Neighborhood Grant Program application deadline extended

SeaTac’s Neighborhood Grant Program application deadline extended

The City of SeaTac’s 2014 “Pilot to Try It” Neighborhood Grant Program will now accept applications through March 31. SeaTac is committed to providing an environment that promotes resident involvement.... [Read more]

Ceremony held for transfer of USS Colorado teak decking to USO Center

Ceremony held for transfer of USS Colorado teak decking to USO Center

The USS Colorado (BB-45) battleship, decommissioned and sold for scrap decades ago, has a new home at the USO Northwest SeaTac Center, as its teak decking will now serve as the new center’s entry floor.... [Read more]

An open Letter to the City of SeaTac from Mayor Tony Anderson

An open Letter to the City of SeaTac from Mayor Tony Anderson

An Open Letter to The City of SeaTac, Wash.   Update: Military Road South Improvement Project By Mayor Tony Anderson As many of you are aware, construction began on the Military Road South Improvements... [Read more]

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced Thursday (Dec. 12) that it is extending the period for public comments at the former Lora Lake Apartments for another month, accepting feedback until... [Read more]

SLIDESHOWS: Air Force One lands at (and leaves) Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOWS: Air Force One lands at (and leaves) Sea-Tac Airport

President Obama arrived at Sea-Tac Airport on Sunday, Nov. 24 to take part in two fundraisers, and Photographer Francis Zera was on hand to take these photos as Air Force One touched down: Click to Play... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

We’re almost done with the locally-shot and produced short indie film “The Maury Island Incident,” and we’re inviting everyone to come to our first FREE test screenings of it Saturday... [Read more]