Tagged with 'legal'

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]

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]

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]

SeaTac man pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to killing bicyclist in Federal Way Aug. 30

SeaTac man pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to killing bicyclist in Federal Way Aug. 30

Dara Keo, a 30-year-old SeaTac man accused in a collision that killed a bicyclist in Federal Way was arraigned Thursday morning (Sept. 12) and pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ to a charge of Vehicular... [Read more]

Supreme Court denies move to remove $15 minimum wage measure from ballot

Supreme Court denies move to remove $15 minimum wage measure from ballot

by Jack Mayne On Tuesday afternoon the Washington State Supreme Court denied expedited discretionary review in an attempt by SeaTac businesses to remove the $15 per hour minimum wage bill from the November... [Read more]

Increase in SeaTac Minimum Pay will be on November ballot

Increase in SeaTac Minimum Pay will be on November ballot

by Jack Mayne The minimum wage and practices initiative in SeaTac has been ordered back onto the November election ballot just hours before the deadline. A three judge panel of the Washington Court of... [Read more]