Politics Section

City of SeaTac receives transit-oriented development grant

City of SeaTac receives transit-oriented development grant

The City of SeaTac announced Friday (Dec. 16) that it is among 14 winning communities selected from over 120 applications that will receive a free technical assistance workshop from Smart Growth America... [Read more]

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

Increased fees take effect in SeaTac Jan. 1

Increased fees take effect in SeaTac Jan. 1

The SeaTac City Council has adopted a new schedule for a variety of fees that will take effect January 1, 2015. “Increases to a variety of fees including construction, public works, land use and... [Read more]

289-unit apartment complex for Seniors planned for Angle Lake Station District

289-unit apartment complex for Seniors planned for Angle Lake Station District

Click image to see larger version. Drawing courtesy of Morgan & Associates. The City of SeaTac announced Tuesday (Nov. 25) that AVS Communities will be building the ‘Reserve at SeaTac,’... [Read more]

Homeowners could get break under SeaTac permit fee proposal

Homeowners could get break under SeaTac permit fee proposal

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has kept many of the same city permit fee schedules since incorporation in 1990, and the City Council was last week briefed on proposed new permit fees and, in some cases,... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

UPDATE NOV. 5 7:44 p.m.: The third round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election were released Wednesday (Nov. 5) evening at 7:40 p.m., and Proposition 1, the Highline School District... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns indicate that School Bond may not pass

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns indicate that School Bond may not pass

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election have been released, and the early tallies show that one of the more contentious local issues – Proposition 1, the Highline School... [Read more]