Politics Section

The Cactus Speaks: My Name is Bond, Where Do I Park, and Other Hilarity

The Cactus Speaks: My Name is Bond, Where Do I Park, and Other Hilarity

[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]

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority announces Board of Directors

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority announces Board of Directors

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA), announced its Board of Directors for the newly created public corporation and separate legal entity on Tuesday, Jan. 27. This group will manage... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] WHERE WILL THE MONEY COME FROM? It is... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: 2015 Looking No Better Than 2014

The Cactus Speaks: 2015 Looking No Better Than 2014

[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]

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of  disclosure law

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of disclosure law

EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 by Jack Mayne The Highline Citizens for Schools has filed a complaint with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission claiming the... [Read more]

City of SeaTac announces plans to build new Fire Station at Angle Lake Station

City of SeaTac announces plans to build new Fire Station at Angle Lake Station

Rendering of the City of SeaTac’s proposed new First Station. The City of SeaTac announced Monday (Jan. 12) that it will seek bids this month to build a new 7,120 square foot fire station in the... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] A Response to John Castronover’s Letter... [Read more]

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]