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LETTER: Say goodbye to crime by saying ‘Hello’!

LETTER: Say goodbye to crime by saying ‘Hello’!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] Say goodbye to crime by saying ‘Hello’! Ever... [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]

Kingen’s new lawsuit against SeaTac put on hold pending state decision appeal

Kingen’s new lawsuit against SeaTac put on hold pending state decision appeal

By Jack Mayne The Federal District Court in Seattle has told restaurateur and would-be SeaTac gambling impresario Gerry Kingen that his recently filed federal lawsuit against the City will be put on hold... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Waterfront Homes in Normandy Park & Lake Burien

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Waterfront Homes in Normandy Park & Lake Burien

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend, on Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30. The first home – open both Saturday... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council hears about traffic snarls as well as City Hall rental

SeaTac City Council hears about traffic snarls as well as City Hall rental

By Jack Mayne At the regular SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (July 27), councilmembers were updated on a traffic study where for-hire vehicles are slowing traffic emerging from a parking area, primarily... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect in rape of elderly woman in SeaTac arrested Saturday

UPDATE: Suspect in rape of elderly woman in SeaTac arrested Saturday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the suspect in the brutal rape and assault of an 83-year old woman on Thursday, July 20 has been arrested (read our previous coverage here). Police... [Read more]

Elderly woman sexually assaulted at Assisted Living Facility in SeaTac

Elderly woman sexually assaulted at Assisted Living Facility in SeaTac

An 83-year old woman is recovering today after being brutally assaulted – both physically and sexually – at an assisted living facility in SeaTac on Thursday, July 20. Police say that the woman was... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Voting, Cactus Style

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Voting, Cactus Style

[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]

Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Photo courtesy Sound Transit.   Sound Transit announced Thursday (July 13) that its newest light rail facility has earned Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Wednesday, July 12, a mock fuselage was placed on the north end of the runway at Sea-Tac Airport as part of an emergency exercise. The fuselage was part of a Boeing... [Read more]

Legislature approves airport air quality study, rejects airport impact study

Legislature approves airport air quality study, rejects airport impact study

By Jack Mayne The Washington Legislature has agreed to pay for a study of the air quality around Sea-Tac Airport, but refused to pay for an overall impact study of the fast-growing airport’s effects... [Read more]

Design concepts unveiled for new middle school to be built at Glacier site

Design concepts unveiled for new middle school to be built at Glacier site

Highline Public Schools recently held a community meeting about the new middle school to be built on the Glacier site in SeaTac: This was an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions about the... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

If you see or hear what appears to be an emergency at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, July 12, don’t worry – it’s merely a full-scale exercise simulating an aircraft accident. These emergency... [Read more]

LETTER: Joel Wachtel is running for SeaTac City Council, Position #2

LETTER: Joel Wachtel is running for SeaTac City Council, Position #2

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. During this election year, we are allowing... [Read more]

Finalists for Fire Chief named to replace retiring Jim Schneider

Finalists for Fire Chief named to replace retiring Jim Schneider

Fire Chief Jim Schneider, who will retire at the end of August. By Jack Mayne Three finalists for fire chief of the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority have been selected to replace current Fire Chief... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School On Friday night (June 30), the “new” U.S. travel ban went into place, affecting airports across America, including Sea-Tac Airport. The ban, which... [Read more]

I-5 paving in area reaches midway milestone, will resume July 7

I-5 paving in area reaches midway milestone, will resume July 7

Asphalt paving on northbound I-5 to #reviveI5 in SeaTac and Tukwila is halfway finished after three weekends of lane reductions, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced. Three more... [Read more]

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (June 27) announced that it has joined the national coalition ‘We Are Still In,’ an alliance of governments, colleges, and businesses committed to meeting the... [Read more]

Here’s the lineup for SeaTac’s annual Family Fourth of July celebration

Here’s the lineup for SeaTac’s annual Family Fourth of July celebration

The City of SeaTac’s annual Family Fourth of July will be Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., and here’s the scoop: Water Spray Park A safe, fun alternative... [Read more]