Tagged with 'sea-tac airport'

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost hiring Cooks & Skilled Cooks

JOBS: HMSHost hiring Cooks & Skilled Cooks

From Advertiser HMSHost: JOBS: Cooks / Skilled Cooks Seattle, WA Email your contact information or resume to: [email protected] Cooks & Skilled Cooks Full-Time Pay rate: $15.74 and $15.94... [Read more]

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, May 6, the Port of Seattle Police Department responded to a suspicious package outside the main terminal, and closed and evacuated the upper drive. “Out of an abundance of caution,... [Read more]

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

From Advertiser the Port of Seattle: For high school student Bryanna Bui, two consecutive summer internships at Pier 69 and Sea-Tac airport improved her confidence through writing projects, event planning... [Read more]

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

The Port of Seattle – in partnership with the cities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila – are launching the Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) to increase... [Read more]

On this date in 1961, fossilized remains of a giant sloth were unearthed here

On this date in 1961, fossilized remains of a giant sloth were unearthed here

On this date in 1961, the fossilized remains of a giant ground sloth were uncovered by a team of construction workers, including Gordon Simmons, while building the runway at Sea-Tac Airport.  Read More →

SeaTac City Council wants study on possible additional airport

SeaTac City Council wants study on possible additional airport

By Jack Mayne While it did not appear preplanned, SeaTac City Manager Joe Scorcio said the city is pushing for study of possible new regional airport locations because of the regions’ growth at the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

‘Mr. Kitty’ is now safe and sound after getting lost at Sea-Tac Airport

‘Mr. Kitty’ is now safe and sound after getting lost at Sea-Tac Airport

Five days after getting lost at Sea-Tac, Mr. Kitty is now safe and sound.The missing feline was located last week with the help of Three Retrievers Lost Pet Rescue and its owner Jim Branson of Burien. Here’s... [Read more]

Local Filmmaker Steve Edmiston is challenging Port of Seattle Commissioners

Local Filmmaker Steve Edmiston is challenging Port of Seattle Commissioners

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston on Tuesday (Jan. 30) launched a new project to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle that will challenge the Port to abandon “selective environmentalism”... [Read more]

Courtney Gregoire selected as Port of Seattle Commission President Tuesday

Courtney Gregoire selected as Port of Seattle Commission President Tuesday

Port of Seattle Commissioners Steinbureck, Bowman, Gregoire, Felleman, Calkins in Commission Chambers at P-69, 9 January 2018. Two new Port of Seattle Commissioners – Peter Steinbrueck and Ryan Calkins... [Read more]

FAA may be conducting test flights from Sea-Tac Airport over area tonight

FAA may be conducting test flights from Sea-Tac Airport over area tonight

The FAA announced that they may be conducting flight tests out of Sea-Tac Airport Monday night, Jan. 8, 2018. The FAA says these flights will be conducted between Midnight and 2 a.m., using an FAA Learjet... [Read more]

Port of Seattle seeking nominations for annual Environmental Excellence Awards

Port of Seattle seeking nominations for annual Environmental Excellence Awards

The Port of Seattle is seeking nominations for its Environmental Excellence Awards for Maritime and Sea-Tac Airport Businesses. Nominations will be open starting Jan. 8, with a 5 p.m. deadline on Feb.... [Read more]

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

The deadline to submit comments to the FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint and Inquiry System is Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Numerous residents have expressed concern over the recent increase in airplane noise from... [Read more]

OP-ED: ‘SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight’ by Councilmember Peter Kwon

OP-ED: ‘SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight’ by Councilmember Peter Kwon

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following guest Editorial was written by SeaTac City Councilmember Peter Kwon: SeaTac ILA Thoughts and Insight By Peter Kwon Many people have recently come to me with questions... [Read more]

Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

Port of Seattle extends application period for Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable

In 2018, the Port of Seattle will launch a new way for the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila to engage with Sea-Tac Airport staff, at meetings convened by... [Read more]

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

Port Commission announces 10-year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels

The Port of Seattle Commission announced Thursday (Dec. 21) that it is the first United States airport operator to set a specific timetable and goals for reducing the use of fossil fuels and transitioning... [Read more]

Port of Seattle appoints Stephen Metruck as Executive Director

Port of Seattle appoints Stephen Metruck as Executive Director

The Port of Seattle Commission on Tuesday (Dec. 19) announced the appointment of retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck as its new Executive Director. Metruck brings 34 years of executive... [Read more]

Council, Port of Seattle each approve a new 10-year Interlocal Agreement

Council, Port of Seattle each approve a new 10-year Interlocal Agreement

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (Dec. 12) approved a somewhat contentious and long-debated new 10-year Interlocal Agreement that should bring at least $30 million into city coffers. Councilmembers... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

The Cactus Speaks: City/Airport Interlocal Agreement: Loaded with Air and Water

[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 always seeking additional regular... [Read more]