Tagged with 'legal'

SeaTac City Council approves $13 million legal settlement with K & S

SeaTac City Council approves $13 million legal settlement with K & S

By Jack Mayne A last minute settlement that will cost SeaTac taxpayers $4 million and insurance carriers about $18 million was approved on a 5 to 2 vote at the SeaTac City Council meeting Tuesday night... [Read more]

Port of Seattle opposes Trump travel ban in U.S. Supreme Court filing

Port of Seattle opposes Trump travel ban in U.S. Supreme Court filing

The Port of Seattle on Wednesday (Sept. 20) filed a “friend of the court” brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to agree with lower courts that have blocked enforcement of President Donald J. Trump’s... [Read more]

Kingen’s new lawsuit against SeaTac put on hold pending state decision appeal

Kingen’s new lawsuit against SeaTac put on hold pending state decision appeal

By Jack Mayne The Federal District Court in Seattle has told restaurateur and would-be SeaTac gambling impresario Gerry Kingen that his recently filed federal lawsuit against the City will be put on hold... [Read more]

City of SeaTac wants Appeals Court to reverse $18 million Kingen lawsuit

City of SeaTac wants Appeals Court to reverse $18 million Kingen lawsuit

By Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac wants a Washington Court of Appeals to reverse the judge’s decision and award of $18 million to Gerry Kingen in a lawsuit over a property fight near the Sound Transit... [Read more]

Firs residents file lawsuit to overturn mobile home park closure; seek legal costs

Firs residents file lawsuit to overturn mobile home park closure; seek legal costs

By Jack Mayne Residents of the Firs Mobile Home Park have filed a new action in King County Superior Court seeking to overturn all aspects of a city decision to permit the closure of the facility on Oct.... [Read more]

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

Burien ‘will continue to suffer’ from airplane noise, city says in FAA petition

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien has filed a petition for review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to turn jet-prop airliners over Burien causing unexpected and unusual airplane... [Read more]

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]

State Appeals Court to hear appeal of Prop. 1, banned from November ballot

State Appeals Court to hear appeal of Prop. 1, banned from November ballot

This Friday afternoon (Sept. 6) the Washington State Appeals Court will hear arguments on a notice of Discretionary Review was filed on August 27 over a King County Superior Court judged ruling that the... [Read more]

Judge to reconsider decision on SeaTac minimum pay initiative

Judge to reconsider decision on SeaTac minimum pay initiative

Judge Andrea Darvas by Jack Mayne A King County Superior Court judge has agreed to consider a motion by the “Yes! For SeaTac” group that the 248 additional signatures should be checked for accuracy... [Read more]

Judge strikes down measure to increase minimum pay in SeaTac to $15/hour

Judge strikes down measure to increase minimum pay in SeaTac to $15/hour

by Jack Mayne King County Superior Court Judge Andrea Darvas on Monday reversed the decision of the SeaTac City Clerk’s “issuance of the Final Certificate of Sufficiency” because the initiative... [Read more]

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has been sued for using illegal and improper processes to wrest control of property near the airport Sound Transit terminal. The suit was filed on Dec. 21, 2012 by K&S... [Read more]