Politics Section

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has preliminarily approved barring the public from attending SeaTac City Council “working group” or committee meetings, and extended its ban on smoking to all... [Read more]

PODCAST: Sea-Tac’s new airport runway; Burien City Council problems + more

PODCAST: Sea-Tac’s new airport runway; Burien City Council problems + more

Here’s episode #12 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]

City of SeaTac supports Sound Transit Federal Way Link extension decision

City of SeaTac supports Sound Transit Federal Way Link extension decision

The City of SeaTac announced Friday (July 24) that it “supports the decision of the Sound Transit Board … to select the SR 509/I-5 alignment for the Federal Way Link Extension as the preferred... [Read more]

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

For Your Consideration: Riffing the Vote

[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]

City of SeaTac holding Community Leadership Academy this fall

City of SeaTac holding Community Leadership Academy this fall

The City of SeaTac announced Wednesday (July 22) that it will host its first Community Leadership Academy this fall, “to enhance community involvement while sharing information about how city government... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Yeah, I got opinions…

The Cactus Speaks: Yeah, I got opinions…

[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]

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

Here’s episode #11 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]

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

For the first time ever, Sea-Tac International Airport surpassed four million passengers in one month, according to June statistics from the Port of Seattle, and yearly totals continue to grow at a double... [Read more]

Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle, announces retirement

Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle, announces retirement

Mark Reis, Aviation Director, Port of Seattle. Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division, announced Thursday (July 16) that he will retire in early 2016. Reis has worked... [Read more]