Tagged with 'Law'

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

City of SeaTac challenges Port on lack of environmental review of tree cutting plan

By Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has told the Port of Seattle it objects to its plan to cut down 2,750 trees in the flight paths of the airport because of its failure to conduct a full environmental review... [Read more]

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

By Jack Mayne A citizen has told the SeaTac City Council that anyone in city government who had anything to do with issues that led to a civil land use lawsuit that could cost taxpayers over $18 million... [Read more]

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]

Jury rules City of SeaTac must pay $10 million over property case; City will appeal

Jury rules City of SeaTac must pay $10 million over property case; City will appeal

by Jack Mayne A King County Superior Court jury has ruled that the City of SeaTac must pay nearly $10 million to developer Gerald S. Kingen for stalling and attempting to take over property near the Tukwila... [Read more]

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

by Jack Mayne Committees of the SeaTac City Council can legally meet behind closed doors, despite the objections of at least one Council member and some close observers of the Council. thea The Washington... [Read more]

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves, more

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves, more

Here’s episode #10 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

The SeaTac Municipal Court announced the event lineup for the 4th Annual 2015 SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week, set to run April 27-May 1. This year’s festivities are again free to the public and will... [Read more]

SeaTac Municipal Court’s Law Week packed with events April 28–May 2

SeaTac Municipal Court’s Law Week packed with events April 28–May 2

The SeaTac Municipal Court released the event lineup for the 2014 SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week, happening April 28-May 2. In partnership with “Rock the Vote” and Highline Community College, this... [Read more]

O’Reilly Auto Parts to provide healthcare coverage to same-sex couples

O’Reilly Auto Parts to provide healthcare coverage to same-sex couples

by Jack Mayne O’Reilly Auto Parts has agreed to provide healthcare coverage to same-sex spouses of its employees in Washington and other states recognizing marriage equality, effective April 1 (read... [Read more]

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

by Jack Mayne O’Reilly Auto Parts – which runs four auto parts stores in South King County – is being investigated by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office to determine if the company... [Read more]