Tagged with 'election'

ELECTION: Former Mayor did not file; Campbell draws 2; Fernald gets pass

ELECTION: Former Mayor did not file; Campbell draws 2; Fernald gets pass

By Jack Mayne As the filing deadline passed, it was revealed that a SeaTac civic activist is taking on a first term SeaTac City Councilmember, while a 10-year veteran Councilmember and former mayor and... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: School Bond, Sound Transit measures passing

ELECTION RESULTS: School Bond, Sound Transit measures passing

Washington State Patrol Troopers and King County Elections staff manned the Ballot Box near City Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 8. King County Elections released the first round of results for Tuesday, Nov. 8’s... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember on School Bond in Voter’s Pamphlet

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember on School Bond in Voter’s Pamphlet

[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:] Dear Friends, I sat down today to fill... [Read more]

City Council receives public input on ST3 ballot measure; will remain neutral

City Council receives public input on ST3 ballot measure; will remain neutral

The SeaTac City Council held a Special Meeting Thursday night (Oct. 6) to obtain input from the community on the ST3 ballot measure prior to discussing whether to take a collective position either in support... [Read more]

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

For the first time in our history, we’ve decided to endorse a political issue – we are encouraging all our Readers to vote “YES” on Proposition No. 1 for Highline Schools on Nov. 8…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Figures don’t lie, but liars figure!’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Figures don’t lie, but liars figure!’

[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:] Figures don’t lie, but liars figure! Sound... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Port seeks more land; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

PODCAST: Port seeks more land; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

Here’s episode #61 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]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

New ballot drop box installed at Valley View Library in SeaTac

New ballot drop box installed at Valley View Library in SeaTac

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove is joined by King County Elections Director Julie Wise in front of the new ballot drop by at the Valley View Library in SeaTac. A brand spankin’ new ballot... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

Washington State Caucuses will be this Saturday, Feb. 20 & Saturday, Mar. 26

Washington State Caucuses will be this Saturday, Feb. 20 & Saturday, Mar. 26

Presidential Caucuses for Washington State will be held this Saturday, Feb. 20 (for Republicans), and March 26 for Democrats. To vote in the 2016 Presidential Primary, you must be a registered voter in... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘New Council Wins a Victory Before Being Sworn In…’

LETTER: ‘New Council Wins a Victory Before Being Sworn In…’

[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:] New Council Wins a Victory Before Being... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: An Election, a Lie, and a Lawsuit

The Cactus Speaks: An Election, a Lie, and a Lawsuit

[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]

For Your Consideration: The Morning After

For Your Consideration: The Morning After

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Sitterley still leading Gregerson for Council Position #7

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Sitterley still leading Gregerson for Council Position #7

The second round of results were released by King County Elections on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, and it looks like Mayor Mia Gregerson will lose to Erin Sitterley, who is currently winning by 408 votes... [Read more]

ELECTION: Gregerson losing to Sitterley; Forschler, Kwon, Siefkes winning

ELECTION: Gregerson losing to Sitterley; Forschler, Kwon, Siefkes winning

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) General Election have been released by King County Elections, and the early tallies for SeaTac City Council shows that Mayor Mia Gregerson is losing: City... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember ‘outraged’ over Mia Gregerson campaign mailer

LETTER: Councilmember ‘outraged’ over Mia Gregerson campaign mailer

[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:] Letter to the Editor, This letter is to... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Council candidate/ opponent endorses Erin Sitterley

LETTER: Former Council candidate/ opponent endorses Erin Sitterley

[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:] Former Council candidate/opponent endorses... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Spooky Election in SeaTac

The Cactus Speaks: Spooky Election in SeaTac

[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]