Tagged with 'port of seattle'

Port pressure prompts City of SeaTac to drop surface water lawsuit

Port pressure prompts City of SeaTac to drop surface water lawsuit

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council complied with a request from the Port of Seattle and dropped its controversial lawsuit over surface water management fees the city collects from the Port. The city... [Read more]

Beyond the numbers – honoring our law enforcement officers

Beyond the numbers – honoring our law enforcement officers

By Rod Covey Port of Seattle Police Chief In one way or another, we’re all a number. For some of you, a job classification may be tied to a number. Others may be wearing your favorite sports team uniform... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport food donation program enters 10th successful year

Sea-Tac Airport food donation program enters 10th successful year

Jenna Josephsen, with Host-Starbucks, moving donated food from Host-Starbucks to the Airport’s food donation room for pick up by local food bank, 19 March 2013. By Brian DeRoy Port of Seattle A bustling... [Read more]

Port of Seattle names Rod Covey as its new Chief of Police

Port of Seattle names Rod Covey as its new Chief of Police

Port of Seattle Interim CEO Dave Soike has hired Rod Covey as the new Chief of Police for the Port of Seattle. Covey has been the Interim Chief since the retirement of Chief Colleen Wilson in November... [Read more]

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

In response to community concerns, and to keep neighboring communities updated on operations at Sea-Tac Airport, the Port of Seattle has scheduled a presentation – set for Tuesday, April 25 at 1 p.m.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Are council priorities getting a Dick’s and rescuing baby squirrels?’

LETTER: ‘Are council priorities getting a Dick’s and rescuing baby squirrels?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a *revised and re-posted* Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] On Feb 19th,... [Read more]

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Cat caper concludes as ‘Batman’ rescued by Sea-Tac Airport wildlife biologists

Batman the cat. Lisa Rousseau, a Port of Seattle employee who flew with Batman the cat back to DC. The reunited cat – Batman – with its owner, Jessica Brown, at Washington Reagan National Airport this... [Read more]

Legislature considers adding four seats to Port of Seattle Commission

Legislature considers adding four seats to Port of Seattle Commission

By Jack Mayne South King County will get more representation on the Port of Seattle Commission under legislation introduced this week in the Washington Legislature. The bill – HB 1999 – would create... [Read more]

Unauthorized Port employee payments intended to ‘support employee retention’

Unauthorized Port employee payments intended to ‘support employee retention’

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle president on Friday afternoon (Feb. 3) defended the reason for a one-time payment to exempt employees a Washington state auditor’s draft report challenged. The payment... [Read more]

Port CEO resigns under cloud of illegal employee payouts, says Business Journal

Port CEO resigns under cloud of illegal employee payouts, says Business Journal

By Jack Mayne Port CEO Ted Fick resigned Thursday (Feb. 2), but the Puget Sound Business Journal in an exclusive story Friday morning said he left under a cloud that he quit after “auditors briefed... [Read more]

Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick resigns

Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick resigns

The Port of Seattle Commissioners accepted the resignation of CEO Ted Fick on Thursday, Feb. 2, in public session. The special meeting was called for this specific action. No reason for his resignation... [Read more]

Trump travel ban results in massive protest at Sea-Tac Airport Saturday

Trump travel ban results in massive protest at Sea-Tac Airport Saturday

Several travelers were detained at Sea-Tac Airport on Saturday (Jan. 28) as a result of President Trump’s executive order that bans immigrants and refugees from Muslim countries. Trump’s executive... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding Flight Corridor Safety Program Open House on Feb. 1

Port of Seattle holding Flight Corridor Safety Program Open House on Feb. 1

The Port of Seattle will be holding their third Open House for Sea-Tac Airport’s Flight Corridor Safety Program on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center. The Port... [Read more]

Port of Seattle revises Flight Safety Tree Removal and Replanting Plan Tuesday

Port of Seattle revises Flight Safety Tree Removal and Replanting Plan Tuesday

On Tuesday (Nov. 22), Port of Seattle Commissioners addressed community concerns by revising a safety program that cuts down trees in the Sea-Tac Airport flight corridor and replaces them with native,... [Read more]

Port of Seattle releases letter regarding Flight Corridor Safety Program

Port of Seattle releases letter regarding Flight Corridor Safety Program

The Port of Seattle on Friday (Nov. 18) released a letter to the community, regarding its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove thousands of trees at and around Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport may end up as one of Top 10 busiest airports in the nation

Sea-Tac Airport may end up as one of Top 10 busiest airports in the nation

The Port of Seattle is projecting nearly 3.5 million more passengers for 2016, a total which may push Sea-Tac Airport into the top 10 list of U.S. airports by total passengers. For reference, the Seattle... [Read more]

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Photos courtesy Nancy Tosta On Tuesday night, Nov. 1, the Port of Seattle held a Community Meeting and Open House on its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove around 3,000... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port meeting on Flight Corridor Safety Program is Tuesday night

REMINDER: Port meeting on Flight Corridor Safety Program is Tuesday night

REMINDER: The Port of Seattle’s Community Meeting and Open House on the Flight Corridor Safety Program – intended to remove around 2,800 trees at and around Sea-Tac Airport – is this TUESDAY, Nov.... [Read more]

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

For the second time in a month, Port of Seattle Commissioners have delayed a vote on approving additional funding for the Port’s proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program…

Port of Seattle holding Community Meeting on tree removal Tuesday, Nov. 1

Port of Seattle holding Community Meeting on tree removal Tuesday, Nov. 1

The Port of Seattle will be holding a Community Meeting and Open House on the Flight Corridor Safety Program – intended to remove around 2,800 trees at and around Sea-Tac Airport – on Tuesday, Nov.... [Read more]