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PCC Natural Markets will be opening new store at Five Corners in Burien

PCC Natural Markets will be opening new store at Five Corners in Burien

Rendering courtesy Graham Baba Architects. PCC Natural Markets (PCC), the largest community-owned food market in the U.S. and one of Seattle’s original grocers, on Wednesday (April 5) announced plans... [Read more]

City Manager’s Report: New emergency notification system for SeaTac citizens

City Manager’s Report: New emergency notification system for SeaTac citizens

By Joseph Scorcio City Manager, SeaTac The City of SeaTac has instituted the CodeRED Emergency Notification System, an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications, which... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

By Pam Fernald Special to the SeaTac Blog As SeaTac Deputy Mayor, I recently attended the Jet Motel demolition along with fellow Councilmembers and took a whack at a pillar with the sledgehammer... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying SeaTac robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help identifying SeaTac robbery suspect

Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint last Monday night in SeaTac. Police said the woman was in her parked car when the suspect approached her,... [Read more]

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Batman the cat. Lisa Rousseau, a Port of Seattle employee who flew with Batman the cat back to DC. The reunited cat – Batman – with its owner, Jessica Brown, at Washington Reagan National Airport this... [Read more]

Travel spending in Seattle Southside region increased 4 percent over 2015

Travel spending in Seattle Southside region increased 4 percent over 2015

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) – the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines – reported this week that tourists spent $693... [Read more]

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

By Jack Mayne A driverless vehicle pilot plan, along with changes in downtown parking structures and more appeals for help from the soon-to-be evicted residents of the Firs mobile home park dominated the... [Read more]

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

A 3-year old boy fell from a second story window at the Day’s Inn Motel in the 19000 block of International Blvd. (map below) in SeaTac just after 11 a.m. Monday morning, March 13. Police said that the... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Weekend Open Houses: 4-BD View & 3-BD Modern Homes!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Weekend Open Houses: 4-BD View & 3-BD Modern Homes!

STB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend – on both Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12: 1. Fauntlee Crest 4-bedroom... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is <i>Personal</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is Personal

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a new regular column for South King Media, written by Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay: By Andrea H. Reay The old colloquialism “Nothing... [Read more]

Troopers seeking witnesses to shots fired at taxi on southbound I-5 Sunday

Troopers seeking witnesses to shots fired at taxi on southbound I-5 Sunday

The Washington State Patrol is investigating an incident where shots were fired at a Yellow Cab on southbound I-5 near S. 178th Street at 4:05 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Troopers say that he taxi was... [Read more]

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

By Jack Mayne Joe Scorcio (pictured above) is no longer the Acting SeaTac City Manager – he became simply the City Manager after the City Council voted unanimously for the change at the Council meeting... [Read more]

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Great Beer. Great Music.  Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Surprise! SeaTac Councilmembers make how much?

The Cactus Speaks: Surprise! SeaTac Councilmembers make how much?

[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]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate has provided a video update on recent real estate market activity in our area. In less than a minute, you’ll get a clear... [Read more]

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien has filed a petition for review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to turn jet-prop airliners over Burien causing unexpected and unusual airplane... [Read more]

Legislature considers adding four seats to Port of Seattle Commission

Legislature considers adding four seats to Port of Seattle Commission

By Jack Mayne South King County will get more representation on the Port of Seattle Commission under legislation introduced this week in the Washington Legislature. The bill – HB 1999 – would create... [Read more]

Fire tears through mobile home in SeaTac Sunday afternoon

Fire tears through mobile home in SeaTac Sunday afternoon

A mobile home in the 18300 block of 34 Ave. S. in SeaTac (map below) was heavily damaged Sunday afternoon (Feb. 12) after a fire tore through it. According to the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority,... [Read more]