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City of SeaTac issues statement on Thursday night’s officer-involved shooting

City of SeaTac issues statement on Thursday night’s officer-involved shooting

The City of SeaTac on Friday (May 29) issued the following statement regarding Thursday night’s officer-involved shooting: Based on the officer-involved shooting of a young man in SeaTac last night,... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Misplaced Priorities

The Cactus Speaks: Misplaced Priorities

[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 Manager says North SeaTac Park cleanup is nearing completion

City Manager says North SeaTac Park cleanup is nearing completion

by Jack Mayne City Manager Todd Cutts told the City Council that the cleanup of North SeaTac Park is “nearly complete” with patrols to be done regularly by police and park staffs. But a city resident... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

PODCAST: Shooting has police puzzled, new baseball team, pub mural & more

Here’s episode #3 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]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Citizens Delphi’ed Again

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Citizens Delphi’ed Again

[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]

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

by Jack Mayne A tiny percentage of SeaTac residents say they often feel unsafe and that was expressed in the concern for both auto thefts and general thefts, but residents also believed the city was a... [Read more]

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

Highline Public Schools Teachers will be “walking out” of classrooms this Thursday, May 21 – all school is canceled for the day – and will be striking at the following sites, including... [Read more]

Jonathan Standridge withdraws from SeaTac City Council race

Jonathan Standridge withdraws from SeaTac City Council race

SeaTac Mayor and State Rep. Mia Gregerson will have two candidates running against her in the City Council primary election. Jonathan Standridge, one of the opponents who filed to opposed Gregerson, withdrew... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council holding Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, June 6

SeaTac City Council holding Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, June 6

The SeaTac City Council announced Monday (May 18) that it will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting from 1 – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at Bow Lake Elementary School, located at 18237 42nd Ave South. The... [Read more]

Bush, Ladenberg draw opposition; Forschler seeks return to Council

Bush, Ladenberg draw opposition; Forschler seeks return to Council

by Jack Mayne SeaTac Mayor Mia Gregerson has filed for reelection and has three candidates to oppose her, while a former Councilmember is challenging a member seeking reelection. In addition, Terry A.... [Read more]