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Ribbon Cutting for Military Road South improvement will be Tuesday, May 12

Ribbon Cutting for Military Road South improvement will be Tuesday, May 12

A Ribbon Cutting for the the completion of a road improvement project for Military Road South, S 176th St. to S 166th St., will be held on Tuesday, May 12. Parking for the event will be at Safeway. WHAT:... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Photo of 16L/34R construction in 2009. The Port of Seattle announced Friday (April 24) that it is set to begin reconstruction of the center runway (designated as 16C/34C) at Sea-Tac International Airport,... [Read more]

Sound Transit seeking public comment on extension of Link light rail

Sound Transit seeking public comment on extension of Link light rail

Sound Transit is asking for public comments on the extension of Link light rail south from SeaTac’s Angle Lake Station at S. 200th Street, and will be holding meetings on May 6 and May 7. Alternatives... [Read more]

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

The SeaTac Municipal Court announced the event lineup for the 4th Annual 2015 SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week, set to run April 27-May 1. This year’s festivities are again free to the public and will... [Read more]

Jeanette Burrage resigns from Des Moines City Counci

Jeanette Burrage resigns from Des Moines City Counci

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage – who has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus she was... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Big Words, Long Discussions, Little Substance

The Cactus Speaks: Big Words, Long Discussions, Little Substance

[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]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting... [Read more]

Highline School Board to appoint Chung (Joe) Van as new member April 15

Highline School Board to appoint Chung (Joe) Van as new member April 15

The Highline School Board is scheduled to appoint a new member – Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac – on Wednesday, April 15, during a special meeting. Van is a finalist for the vacant Director District 3... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting will be Thursday, April 16

Next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting will be Thursday, April 16

The next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting is set for Thursday, April 16, at SeaTac City Hall, starting at 5 p.m. in Council Chambers. This is a continuation from the March 24, 2015 Regular Council... [Read more]