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Sea-Tac Airport focused on bird safety long before ‘Sully’ movie hit theaters

Sea-Tac Airport focused on bird safety long before ‘Sully’ movie hit theaters

Long before the “Miracle on the Hudson” became a national story and now turned into a movie, the Port of Seattle took the lead to address the issue of airplane and bird safety at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

Celebrate Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening on Saturday, Sept. 24

Celebrate Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening on Saturday, Sept. 24

A free ‘Party on the Plaza’ to celebrate the Angle Lake Light Rail Station opening is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 24: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM WHERE: Angle... [Read more]

City of SeaTac seeking feedback on Engineering Standards Update

City of SeaTac seeking feedback on Engineering Standards Update

The City of SeaTac is seeking public feedback on its Engineering Standards Update at a Development Stakeholders Meeting on Sept. 16. The meeting will be held at City Hall from Noon – 1:30 p.m. The city... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayne-PublicRecords090916.mp3 Do South King County taxpayers want... [Read more]

City of SeaTac releases statement on Comcast utility tax

City of SeaTac releases statement on Comcast utility tax

The City of SeaTac released this statement on Comcast’s utility tax charges in the Sept. 9 City Manager’s Weekly Update: The City has received several inquiries regarding an itemization of Utility... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman’s body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Woman’s body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a Normandy Park waterfront home! With 90 feet of easy access, medium bank... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Fall Community Emergency Response Team Training starts Thursday, Sept. 22

Fall Community Emergency Response Team Training starts Thursday, Sept. 22

There is still time to sign up for the upcoming FREE Community Emergency Response Team training, which starts on Sept. 22. CERT is an eight-week program that meets once a week for 3.5 hours. Classes start... [Read more]

Dead woman found in Sea-Tac Airport restroom

Dead woman found in Sea-Tac Airport restroom

Port of Seattle Police said a woman was found dead last Friday night in a locked family restroom at Sea-Tac Airport. About midnight (Sept. 2), the janitorial staff seeking to clean the facility found the... [Read more]