Politics Section

Outstanding Citizen Community Service Award given to Nurse Cheri Dreiling

Outstanding Citizen Community Service Award given to Nurse Cheri Dreiling

At the March 24 Regular SeaTac City Council Meeting, the Kent Fire Department RFA presented the Outstanding Citizen Community Service Award to recognize individuals who make an extraordinary contribution... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

by Jack Mayne The idea that the Port of Seattle wants to virtually double the number of landings and takeoffs at Sea-Tac International Airport – but without increasing the land size of the facility –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

Photo by Francis Zera | zeraphoto.com The presentation by Sea-Tac Airport staff will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at the SeaTac City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Tone Deaf and Out of Touch

The Cactus Speaks: Tone Deaf and Out of Touch

[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]

Keiser, Orwall, Gregerson’s telephone town hall for 33rd District is March 25

Keiser, Orwall, Gregerson’s telephone town hall for 33rd District is March 25

Sen. Karen Keiser, Rep. Tina Orwall and Rep. Mia Gregerson will host a telephone town hall for 33rd Legislative District residents from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25. At that time, constituents in... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA) – the official tourism and destination marketing organization for the cities of Des Moines, SeaTac and Tukwila – announced on Monday (March 9) that... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: No Council Circus this Tuesday, performers leave town….

The Cactus Speaks: No Council Circus this Tuesday, performers leave town….

[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]

SeaTac City Council meeting set for Tuesday, March 10 cancelled

SeaTac City Council meeting set for Tuesday, March 10 cancelled

The normally scheduled SeaTac City Council study session and meeting scheduled for next Tuesday (March 10) meeting was cancelled today “due to a lack of a quorum.” The two meetings were rescheduled... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: When a 6 percent Utility Tax really isn’t…

The Cactus Speaks: When a 6 percent Utility Tax really isn’t…

[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]