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Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald SeaTac Deputy Mayor Saturday, May 21, 2016 saw the dedication and ribbon cutting open house for a new fire station in the City of SeaTac – Station 45,located across... [Read more]

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

Learn about Latinos in Highline at SeaTac City Hall

The Highline Historical Society’s ‘Latinos in Highline’ exhibit opened recently at SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S. 188th Street. This exhibit is more than a simple re-telling... [Read more]

Rendering of new Highline Heritage Museum released

Rendering of new Highline Heritage Museum released

A rendering by Architect David Clark of the new Highline Heritage Museum was released this week. The museum will be located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 152nd Street in Burien, and will serve... [Read more]

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site

The Southwest corner of Ambaum and SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien was all abuzz on Wednesday (Feb. 17), as Marine Container Solutions delivered two 20-foot containers to the new site of the Highline... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront at 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront at 3 Tree Point!

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Sept. 27 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip of Three Tree Point! This... [Read more]

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]

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]