Politics Section

The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

[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: Revolutionary Thought

For Your Consideration: Revolutionary Thought

[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]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic protests

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic protests

Here’s episode #16 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]

Supreme Court rules Port must pay $15/hour wage at Sea-Tac Airport

Supreme Court rules Port must pay $15/hour wage at Sea-Tac Airport

by Jack Mayne The Washington State Supreme Court on Thursday (Aug. 20) ruled that the Port of Seattle must pay the $15 per hour wages that were approved by SeaTac. The court – in a 5 to 4 vote – upheld... [Read more]

For Your Consideration: Credibility

For Your Consideration: Credibility

[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 Explains it all: How to lock out the public with semantics…

The Cactus Explains it all: How to lock out the public with semantics…

[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]

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

Here’s episode #15 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]

SeaTac Council closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

SeaTac Council closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

by Jack Mayne From now on, all SeaTac City Council “working groups” will meet in private even though a range of citizens pleaded with the Council not to do it. The Council also approved spending $9,200... [Read more]

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

by Jack Mayne Committees of the SeaTac City Council can legally meet behind closed doors, despite the objections of at least one Council member and some close observers of the Council. thea The Washington... [Read more]