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Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Former Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage was found ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday of charges of assaulting a special needs student who was riding... [Read more]

Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Ribbon cut on new Fire Station 45

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald SeaTac Deputy Mayor Saturday, May 21, 2016 saw the dedication and ribbon cutting open house for a new fire station in the City of SeaTac – Station 45,located across... [Read more]

City of SeaTac seeking public input on new community gardens

City of SeaTac seeking public input on new community gardens

The City of SeaTac is seeking the public’s opinion about community gardens and “other ways to grow and sell food in SeaTac.”  To take the city’s survey, please click the following... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

PODCAST: Man with knife shot by police; Jack Mayne on airport noise, more…

Here’s episode #51 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

By Jack Mayne When the new SeaTac City Council took over in January there were fears that the unexpected repeal of a utility tax by the previous Council would cause budget shortfalls – but that is not... [Read more]

Open House for new Fire Station #45 will be Saturday, May 21

Open House for new Fire Station #45 will be Saturday, May 21

The new Fire Station 45 is complete and firefighters like to invite you to come visit an Open House on Saturday, May 21. There will be tours of the station and engines, activities for children, a fun... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne on Donny Payne…

PODCAST: Shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne on Donny Payne…

Here’s episode #50 (50 – can you believe it?!) of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

By Jack Mayne An investigation into the actions of former interim SeaTac City Manager James “Donny” Payne says he harassed a city employee and that his work conduct would have made it difficult to... [Read more]

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #49 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]