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Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

In 2018, the Port of Seattle will launch a new way for the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila to engage with Sea-Tac Airport staff, at meetings convened by... [Read more]

Here’s what Recology CleanScapes is offering for its Holiday Services

Here’s what Recology CleanScapes is offering for its Holiday Services

Info from Recology CleanScapes on their Holiday Services: Holiday Tree Recycling Recology CleanScapes will collect unflocked, undecorated, natural trees in lengths up to 4 feet. Customers who subscribe... [Read more]

Newly Elected & Re-Elected Councilmembers get sworn in to Council

Newly Elected & Re-Elected Councilmembers get sworn in to Council

On Friday, Dec. 22, current Councilmember Pam Fernald and Councilmember-elects Joel Wachtel and Clyde Hill were officially sworn in and signed their Oath’s of Office in a ceremony conducted by SeaTac... [Read more]

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

The Port of Seattle Commission announced Thursday (Dec. 21) that it is the first United States airport operator to set a specific timetable and goals for reducing the use of fossil fuels and transitioning... [Read more]

Port of Seattle appoints Stephen Metruck as Executive Director

Port of Seattle appoints Stephen Metruck as Executive Director

The Port of Seattle Commission on Tuesday (Dec. 19) announced the appointment of retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck as its new Executive Director. Metruck brings 34 years of executive... [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]

Opening of Angle Lake Park Nature Trail celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

Opening of Angle Lake Park Nature Trail celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

City Councilmembers and City staff cut ribbons to officially open the new nature trail at Angle Lake Park on Monday, Dec. 11. “Despite the cold temperatures, the sun was out and we dedicated the... [Read more]

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

Michael Brunk By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher Michael Brunk is one of the most impressive, creative and talented media professionals I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and working with. As we... [Read more]

You can recycle your Holiday Tree via Recology CleanScapes this month

You can recycle your Holiday Tree via Recology CleanScapes this month

Recology CleanScapes will collect unflocked, undecorated, natural holidays trees in lengths up to 4 feet this month. Customers who subscribe to food/yard waste collection service may place trees out for... [Read more]

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

This week iLoveKent.net and South King Media, owner of six local blogs – including The B-Town and Waterland Blogs – celebrated their 10-year anniversaries with a big announcement.  Effective January... [Read more]

Council, Port of Seattle each approve a new 10-year Interlocal Agreement

Council, Port of Seattle each approve a new 10-year Interlocal Agreement

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (Dec. 12) approved a somewhat contentious and long-debated new 10-year Interlocal Agreement that should bring at least $30 million into city coffers. Councilmembers... [Read more]

SeaTac Police Chief Mulligan leaves to join top command staff of new Sheriff

SeaTac Police Chief Mulligan leaves to join top command staff of new Sheriff

By Jack Mayne SeaTac Police Chief Lisa Mulligan was given the key to SeaTac at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting because she is leaving the city to join the top command staff of new King County Sheriff... [Read more]

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School senior Aracely Casillas was recently featured in a Code.org video meant to energize school districts, community leaders and Fortune 500 companies to ensure every kid in America has... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3, just after 1 p.m., medics responded to... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

[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 always seeking additional regular... [Read more]

Port of Seattle seeking residents to join new ‘Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable’

Port of Seattle seeking residents to join new ‘Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable’

In 2018, the Port of Seattle will launch a new way for the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila to engage with Sea-Tac Airport staff, at meetings convened by... [Read more]

REMINDER: Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 2

REMINDER: Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 2

The annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Tyee High School in SeaTac. Start your holiday shopping with our 125+ booths of hand-crafted and commercial... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding community Tree Planting event this Saturday, Dec. 2

Port of Seattle holding community Tree Planting event this Saturday, Dec. 2

The Port of Seattle invites members of the local community to join Port employees as they re-plant Douglas fir saplings as part of the Flight Corridor Safety Program this Saturday, Dec. 2. The event will... [Read more]

SeaTac Tree Lighting & Festive Fun will be Thursday, Dec. 7 at Community Center

SeaTac Tree Lighting & Festive Fun will be Thursday, Dec. 7 at Community Center

SeaTac’s annual’s Tree Lighting and Festive Fun event will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, starting at 5 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center. Here’s the schedule: Holiday Crafts for Kids... [Read more]