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ELECTION RESULTS: Two current councilmembers trailing in first returns

ELECTION RESULTS: Two current councilmembers trailing in first returns

The first round of results were released Tuesday night (Aug. 4) for the Primary Election, and the initial returns show that Rick Forschler and Craig Baker; Peter Kwon and Sally Andrews; and Erin Sitterley... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

Port of Seattle reports record passenger numbers in June

For the first time ever, Sea-Tac International Airport surpassed four million passengers in one month, according to June statistics from the Port of Seattle, and yearly totals continue to grow at a double... [Read more]

Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle, announces retirement

Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle, announces retirement

Mark Reis, Aviation Director, Port of Seattle. Mark Reis, Managing Director of the Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division, announced Thursday (July 16) that he will retire in early 2016. Reis has worked... [Read more]

City of SeaTac to receive approximately $1 billion to complete SR 509, marketplace

City of SeaTac to receive approximately $1 billion to complete SR 509, marketplace

The City of SeaTac announced Thursday (July 16) that it will receive approximately $1 billion in funds approved by the 2015 Washington State Legislature to extend the SR 509 freeway, as well as develop... [Read more]

South County’s Ken Rogers and Marion Yoshino file for Port of Seattle race

South County’s Ken Rogers and Marion Yoshino file for Port of Seattle race

Ken Rogers, left, and Marion Yoshino by Jack Mayne Two South King County residents have filed for election to the Port of Seattle Commission Position 5 to replace incumbent Commissioner Bill Bryant, who... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway to close for reconstruction from May–October

Photo of 16L/34R construction in 2009. The Port of Seattle announced Friday (April 24) that it is set to begin reconstruction of the center runway (designated as 16C/34C) at Sea-Tac International Airport,... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting will be Thursday, April 16

Next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting will be Thursday, April 16

The next Sustainable Airport Master Plan meeting is set for Thursday, April 16, at SeaTac City Hall, starting at 5 p.m. in Council Chambers. This is a continuation from the March 24, 2015 Regular Council... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

SeaTac City Council hears citizen opposition to doubling airport traffic

by Jack Mayne The idea that the Port of Seattle wants to virtually double the number of landings and takeoffs at Sea-Tac International Airport – but without increasing the land size of the facility –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

REMINDER: Presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday

Photo by Francis Zera | zeraphoto.com The presentation by Sea-Tac Airport staff will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at the SeaTac City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]