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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]

Learn about plans for future of Sea-Tac Airport at public meeting on March 4

Learn about plans for future of Sea-Tac Airport at public meeting on March 4

The public is invited to come learn about plans for the future of Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, March 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mount Rainier High School, located at 22450 19th Ave. S. in Des Moines. At this... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Rep. Mia Gregerson, who also serves as Mayor for SeaTac, released a statement this week endorsing a simple majority for school bonds. Currently, a supermajority of 60 percent is required to pass school... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council Cabal wants to rule the world

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council Cabal wants to rule the world

[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]

LETTER: ‘Citizens of SeaTac are NOT getting what they’re paying for’

LETTER: ‘Citizens of SeaTac are NOT getting what they’re paying for’

[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:] SeaTac Citizens, Last night’s “performance”... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond struggling

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond struggling

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Feb. 10) Special Election were released at 8:04 p.m., and the early tallies show that the Highline School District Levy is passing with a 57.47% approval, while... [Read more]

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says “Vote YES for Schools by February 10″: Ballots must be mailed by Tuesday to count in the February 10 election. Vote YES for on the school... [Read more]

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]