Tagged with 'Politics'

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]

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]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

AUDIO: Mayor Siefkes discusses SeaTac projects at Mayor’s Luncheon

AUDIO: Mayor Siefkes discusses SeaTac projects at Mayor’s Luncheon

Story, Photo & Audio by Scott Schaefer The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Mayor’s Luncheon on Thursday, June 18, with representatives from SeaTac, Burien, Des Moines, Normandy... [Read more]

SeaTac Council may consider banning ‘park and fly’ lots at Angle Lake

SeaTac Council may consider banning ‘park and fly’ lots at Angle Lake

By Jack Mayne While considering a development plan for the Angle Lake area, the SeaTac City Council heard that a commercial “park and fly” building may be allowed, although such facilities are banned... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Council retreat and attack

The Cactus Speaks: Council retreat and attack

[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]

SeaTac Muslims, interfaith leaders criticize idea of ‘tactical map’

SeaTac Muslims, interfaith leaders criticize idea of ‘tactical map’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was first published in the online publication, The Seattle Globalist. The Globalist covers a variety of minority communities of Seattle and King County. The writer... [Read more]

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

By Jack Mayne When the new SeaTac City Council took over in January there were fears that the unexpected repeal of a utility tax by the previous Council would cause budget shortfalls – but that is not... [Read more]