Politics Section

The Cactus Speaks: The Debate – Gregerson vs. Burrage

The Cactus Speaks: The Debate – Gregerson vs. Burrage

[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]

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes news that a recreational pot store is opening in Des Moines this week. This will be the only retail marijuana store between Seattle and Tacoma. Read the full... [Read more]

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

by Jack Mayne A parade of surprised and unhappy water and sewer districts lashed out against a proposed 6 percent utility tax that would help balance the SeaTac city biennial budget that would take effect... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Council Utility Tax Proposal Causes Outrage

The Cactus Speaks: Council Utility Tax Proposal Causes Outrage

[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]

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

SeaTac City Council members voted Tuesday night (Oct. 14) to establish the Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) and charter the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA), a public... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Again, we need a quality and honest representative in Olympia…’

LETTER: ‘Again, we need a quality and honest representative in Olympia…’

[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:] WE NEED THE BEST We need to have quality and... [Read more]

Gregerson, Burrage debate 33rd District race for state Legislature

Gregerson, Burrage debate 33rd District race for state Legislature

http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/CandidateForum093014.mp3 To listen to the audio from our Candidate Forum, click the “Play” button above. by Jack Mayne Photos by Michael... [Read more]

City of SeaTac announces mandatory annual adjustments to minimum wage

City of SeaTac announces mandatory annual adjustments to minimum wage

The City of SeaTac on Thursday (Oct. 2) announced mandatory annual adjustments to the City’s Minimum Employment Standards Ordinance for Hospitality and Transportation Industry Employers. The adjustment... [Read more]

Feet First holding ‘Walk & Talk’ at Angle Lake Station on Saturday, Oct. 11

Feet First holding ‘Walk & Talk’ at Angle Lake Station on Saturday, Oct. 11

Feet First will be holding a ‘Walk & Talk’ at the Angle Lake Station on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. – Noon. The walk will start at Angle Lake Park with opening remarks from SeaTac... [Read more]

REMINDER: Candidate Forum is Tuesday night: Gregerson vs Burrage

REMINDER: Candidate Forum is Tuesday night: Gregerson vs Burrage

Mia Gregerson, left, will debate Jeanette Burrage on Sept. 30. REMINDER: A forum featuring the two candidates running for State Representative, District 33, Position #2 will be held this Tuesday night,... [Read more]