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SLIDESHOW: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

SLIDESHOW: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

On Tuesday (March 18), Sea-Tac Airport unveiled a new electrification project, meant to convert vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power, in hopes of saving millions of dollars and... [Read more]

Welcome new Advertiser Colorescience, holding Grand Opening March 30

Welcome new Advertiser Colorescience, holding Grand Opening March 30

Local Resident, Ernst and Young award winner and Venture Capitalist of the Year award winner Mary Fisher has brought ColoreScience to Normandy Park, and will be holding a Grand Opening on Sunday, March... [Read more]

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Church

Blood Drive being held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Church

A Blood Drive will be held Monday, Feb. 3 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in SeaTac. “The blood center had a strong blood supply heading in to the Christmas and New Year holidays but as expected... [Read more]

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced Thursday (Dec. 12) that it is extending the period for public comments at the former Lora Lake Apartments for another month, accepting feedback until... [Read more]

Two escape unharmed from apartment fire in SeaTac Saturday night

Two escape unharmed from apartment fire in SeaTac Saturday night

Two residents escaped unharmed from an apartment fire in SeaTac Saturday night, Dec. 7. The cause of the fire – in the 3000 block of S. 204th Street – is under investigation. Firefighters from SeaTac,... [Read more]

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [Read more]

Don’t forget: set your clocks back tonight & replace your smoke alarm battery

Don’t forget: set your clocks back tonight & replace your smoke alarm battery

Early tomorrow morning we move from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time and adjust our clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. on November 3rd. The SeaTac Fire Department would like to remind you that when you... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

Click to Play Francis Zera’s Slideshow Story & Photos by Francis Zera Repairs were recently completed to Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (16C/34C), which had been closed from July 8 –... [Read more]

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis and prepared a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Checklist for Sea-Tac Airport’s draft Part 150 Noise and Land-Use Compatibility Study,... [Read more]