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The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

[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]

For Your Consideration: What’s in a Name?

For Your Consideration: What’s in a Name?

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]

New Code Enforcement names did not impress citizens at Council meeting

New Code Enforcement names did not impress citizens at Council meeting

by Jack Mayne Many SeaTac citizens jeered at a suggestion that the city’s code enforcement agency get a bright new name and wondered if the ideas put out for public vote were for real. Earlier this month,... [Read more]

City of SeaTac launches new ‘Good Neighbor’ Award

City of SeaTac launches new ‘Good Neighbor’ Award

The City of SeaTac on Monday (June 22) announced that it’s starting a new ‘Good Neighbor’ Award, looking for a resident who “goes the extra mile and makes noteworthy contributions... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #7 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘…improving our code compliance efforts must be a top priority’

LETTER: ‘…improving our code compliance efforts must be a top priority’

[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:] Dear SeaTac Community Member, Improving... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Shame on my city for trying to minimize and make light of problems’

LETTER: ‘Shame on my city for trying to minimize and make light of problems’

[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:] http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=11191 As... [Read more]

For Your Consideration: It’s Never Black and White

For Your Consideration: It’s Never Black and White

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Policing, Town Meetings, Swimming Upstream

The Cactus Speaks: Policing, Town Meetings, Swimming Upstream

[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]

Sound Transit seeking public input on mass transit projects

Sound Transit seeking public input on mass transit projects

Sound Transit’s Board has kicked off a public involvement campaign to decide what mass transit projects should be studied as the final candidates for a Sound Transit 3 ballot measure, and they’re... [Read more]