Tagged with 'Politics'

The Cactus Speaks: A Request for the Council

The Cactus Speaks: A Request for the Council

[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]

Three candidates file for 33rd Legislative District, Position #2

Three candidates file for 33rd Legislative District, Position #2

Three candidates for position 2 of the 33rd Legislative District have already made filings with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. There is, of course, the appointed incumbent Democrat,... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson will continue as SeaTac Mayor and 33rd District legislator

Mia Gregerson will continue as SeaTac Mayor and 33rd District legislator

by Jack Mayne Mia Gregerson says she will serve as SeaTac mayor and in the Washington Legislature for the foreseeable future. She made the comments in a telephone interview last week from her new office... [Read more]

Critic asks SeaTac Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign; she does not respond

Critic asks SeaTac Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign; she does not respond

by Jack Mayne A minor flap at the SeaTac City Council meeting Tuesday night occurred when city critic (and SeaTac Blog columnist) Earl Gipson asked recently-named Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign from the... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

The King County Council on Monday (Jan. 13) voted unanimously to appoint Dave Upthegrove to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Upthegrove – an area native – began his public service as Senior Legislative... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson appointed Vice Chair of National League of Cities Committee

Mia Gregerson appointed Vice Chair of National League of Cities Committee

Mia Gregerson, newly-elected Mayor of SeaTac has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Human Development Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac starts the New Year with a Bang

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac starts the New Year with a Bang

[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]

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday evening (Jan. 7) elected councilmember Mia Gregerson as Mayor for the next two years, and former Mayor Tony Anderson was elected Deputy Mayor. The 5-2 vote came at a... [Read more]

SeaTac resident needed for Kent Fire Department’s Citizen Advisory Committee

SeaTac resident needed for Kent Fire Department’s Citizen Advisory Committee

On January 1, 2014, the City of SeaTac Fire Department began a contract for services with the Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority. Because of this, the Kent Fire Department RFA’s Citizens Advisory... [Read more]

City of SeaTac launches website to inform community about Proposition 1

City of SeaTac launches website to inform community about Proposition 1

Screenshot of the city’s web page devoted to Proposition 1. Click image to go to website. The City of SeaTac on Tuesday (Dec. 31) announced the launch of a page on the city’s website to “inform... [Read more]