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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]

‘Step up for SeaTac’ at first-ever litter cleanup event Saturday, Sept. 14

‘Step up for SeaTac’ at first-ever litter cleanup event Saturday, Sept. 14

The City of SeaTac will be holding its first-ever Litter Cleanup Event on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the SeaTac Community Center. “Volunteers, individuals, groups and businesses... [Read more]

First-ever City of SeaTac ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event a big success

First-ever City of SeaTac ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event a big success

Photos and Story by Pam Fernald Saturday was another lovely day to attend an outdoor event in the great Pacific Northwest! Council member Terry Anderson and I attended the First Annual City of SeaTac... [Read more]

FREE ‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be Saturday at the Tyee Educational Complex

FREE ‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be Saturday at the Tyee Educational Complex

‘Touch-A-Truck,’ a free, interactive event where kids of all ages can see and touch vehicles that provide safety and services to the community, will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. this Saturday,... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (Aug. 13) held a demonstration of their new in-house air conditioning unit at Sea-Tac Airport, which they expect will save more than $15 million in annual fuel costs for... [Read more]

‘Get Your Green On’ at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday

‘Get Your Green On’ at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday

The city will be holding a ‘Get Your Green on’ event at the SeaTac Community Center Main Lobby (13735 24th Avenue S.) this Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Get valuable information on how... [Read more]

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Monday, Aug. 5

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Monday, Aug. 5

There will be a walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. “Will you spare 45 minutes to one hour of your time?” asks an announcement. WHEN:... [Read more]

Car hits pole, causing power outage for over 4,900 Monday

Car hits pole, causing power outage for over 4,900 Monday

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage is affecting 4.922 customers Monday, July 29. The cause noted on the utility’s website is a car hitting a pole in the Tukwila area. The outage... [Read more]

Aircraft fire response drills to be held at Sea-Tac Airport this week

Aircraft fire response drills to be held at Sea-Tac Airport this week

The Port of Seattle Fire Department announced that it will be conducting aircraft fire response exercises this week as part of regularly scheduled training on a runway closed due to construction. Two exercises... [Read more]

Copper wire thieves who stole from towers at Sea-Tac Airport now in custody

Copper wire thieves who stole from towers at Sea-Tac Airport now in custody

Two men who allegedly stole thousands of feet of copper wire from runway light towers at Sea-Tac Airport are now in custody facing federal charges, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan Tuesday (June... [Read more]