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Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

A Public Meeting on the Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at Tyee High School in SeaTac. The meeting will run from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Tyee High School Cafeteria. This will... [Read more]

Housing Authority receives PSE grant for solar panels, including in SeaTac

Housing Authority receives PSE grant for solar panels, including in SeaTac

Puget Sound Energy has awarded the King County Housing Authority with a grant to install solar panels at three of its rental properties, including in SeaTac. The solar panels have been installed at: Windsor... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for Thursday’s Family Fourth of July at Angle Lake

Here’s the schedule for Thursday’s Family Fourth of July at Angle Lake

WHAT: Family Fourth of July WHEN: Thursday, July 4, 2019 WHERE: Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac INFO: (206) 973-4680 Morning activities on the 4th begin with a fun neighborhood... [Read more]

Hydro Driver Steve Huff seeking Sponsors for summer race season

Hydro Driver Steve Huff seeking Sponsors for summer race season

Seafair is returning to its roots of hosting the best in Northwest hydroplane racing, and recently announced that the e350 class hydroplanes will be returning this year, along with the H1 Unlimited Hydros. Local... [Read more]

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline Public Schools’ student to participate. Meals... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

On Friday afternoon, June 14, the new Highline Heritage Museum held a Grand Opening and Community Ribbon Cutting celebration. The new museum – appropriately located right in the heart of Burien at the... [Read more]

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

By Jack Mayne The Washington Legislature helped dwellers of mobile homes and gave the city more money to house prisoners in the Des Moines jail, and the big issue appearing to be the study for a possible... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Heritage Museum Ribbon Cutting is FRIDAY at 4 p.m.!

REMINDER: Highline Heritage Museum Ribbon Cutting is FRIDAY at 4 p.m.!

REMINDER: The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Highline Heritage Museum is this FRIDAY, June 14, 2019, from 4 – 6 p.m.! The new museum is located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW... [Read more]

Chinook Middle School Teacher Reid Sundblad named Regional Teacher of the Year

Chinook Middle School Teacher Reid Sundblad named Regional Teacher of the Year

Reid Sundblad (right) with his parents and sister. Photo courtesy Highline Public Schools. Chinook Middle School physical education teacher Reid Sundblad was named the 2019 Regional Teacher of the Year,... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

Sea-Tac Airport has new App to help guide users during ‘busiest summer ever’

By Perry Cooper A new, wide ranging computer application will assist over 15.6 million travelers expected to pass through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this summer. This is nearly one-third of the... [Read more]

18-year old SeaTac man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old SeaTac man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport parking rates will increase by 5–6 percent starting July 1

Sea-Tac Airport parking rates will increase by 5–6 percent starting July 1

Parking rates at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport garage will increase between five and six percent starting July 1, the Port of Seattle announced on Monday, June 3. The Port says that parking... [Read more]

Major Traffic Detour on Des Moines Memorial Drive will begin Mon., June 3

Major Traffic Detour on Des Moines Memorial Drive will begin Mon., June 3

The City of SeaTac Public Works Department is working to improve Des Moines Memorial Drive South for residents, freight traffic and commuters by grinding and overlaying new asphalt pavement along the roadway... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

By Jack Mayne Gwen Pilo, the city’s finance manager, told the SeaTac City Council that the city’s general fund was increased by $5 million from earlier estimates, while the street fund was decreased... [Read more]

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list of candidates who have filed for office. The top two vote-getters for each... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>We Stand with Small Business</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: We Stand with Small Business

We Stand with Small Business By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Our Chamber was founded on the belief that we are better and stronger together. We were one of the first... [Read more]

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove: June Leonard Place Opening in Renton June Leonard Place, 48-units of affordable housing for working families and veterans, recently opened in downtown Renton. King County... [Read more]

Major traffic detour begins tonight on Military Road South

Major traffic detour begins tonight on Military Road South

The City of SeaTac Public Works Department will be improving Military Road South between S. 216th and S. 200th Street, and work crews will begin construction at 7 p.m. tonight – Thursday, May 2 – with... [Read more]