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Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

Councilmember helps rescue baby squirrels from demolition site in SeaTac

By Pam Fernald Special to the SeaTac Blog As SeaTac Deputy Mayor, I recently attended the Jet Motel demolition along with fellow Councilmembers and took a whack at a pillar with the sledgehammer... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Mobile Home Park racism accusations continue for no good reason

The Cactus Speaks: Mobile Home Park racism accusations continue for no good reason

[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]

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

By Jack Mayne A driverless vehicle pilot plan, along with changes in downtown parking structures and more appeals for help from the soon-to-be evicted residents of the Firs mobile home park dominated the... [Read more]

SeaTac, Burien Police ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

SeaTac, Burien Police ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

By Jack Mayne Burien, SeaTac police and King County Sheriff’s deputies were told recently that ICE immigration warrants are not enforceable because a federal court does not issue such warrants. Asking... [Read more]

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

By Jack Mayne Joe Scorcio (pictured above) is no longer the Acting SeaTac City Manager – he became simply the City Manager after the City Council voted unanimously for the change at the Council meeting... [Read more]

Former City Manager Todd Cutts hired by Olympia downtown group

Former City Manager Todd Cutts hired by Olympia downtown group

By Jack Mayne Todd Cutts is the new executive director of the Olympia Downtown Association, according to the Olympian newspaper in the state capitol. Cutts was fired in January 2016 when a newly elected... [Read more]

SeaTac’s 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendment process is underway

SeaTac’s 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendment process is underway

The City of SaTac’s Comprehensive Plan amendment process is underway, according to the City: The Comprehensive Plan presents the community’s vision for how the city should grow and change to meet... [Read more]

Tukwila Int’l Blvd. station neighborhood planning workshop will be Feb. 23-25

Tukwila Int’l Blvd. station neighborhood planning workshop will be Feb. 23-25

A “kick-off” event for Sound Transit’s Tukwila International Boulevard (TIB) Light Rail Station is scheduled for Feb. 23-25. This station is located just across the street from SeaTac at S. 154th... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Surprise! SeaTac Councilmembers make how much?

The Cactus Speaks: Surprise! SeaTac Councilmembers make how much?

[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]