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Alaska Airlines to begin commercial air service from Paine Field in 2018

Alaska Airlines to begin commercial air service from Paine Field in 2018

Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday (May 17) that it will begin commercial service from Paine Field – Snohomish County Airport in the fall of 2018. Once it receives government approval, more than... [Read more]

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, Our fundraising drive to... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning tools that... [Read more]

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race holding Alaska Airlines ‘Fly Free Raffle’

Our friends at the Cove to Clover 5K Fundraiser Race – coming up Sunday, March 15 – announced on Monday (Jan. 12) that they will be holding an Alaska Airlines “C2C Fly Free Raffle.” A... [Read more]

‘Pack Your Bags!’ as Burien Arts Awards Raffle Winner 2 Alaska Airline Tickets

‘Pack Your Bags!’ as Burien Arts Awards Raffle Winner 2 Alaska Airline Tickets

“Pack your bags!” was the phrase Carolyn Hart heard over the phone from Laurie Haslund Tuesday afternoon, shortly after her name was drawn as the winner of a fundraiser raffle held by Burien Arts…

Alaska Air Travel Raffle Tickets Still Available Through Burien Arts

Alaska Air Travel Raffle Tickets Still Available Through Burien Arts

Burien Arts has announced that there are only 50 tickets left for their fundraising Travel Raffle, with the winner receiving two tickets to anywhere Alaska Airlines flies! These tickets show the generous... [Read more]

Burien Arts Raffling off Airline Tickets at Highline Classic Jazz Festival

Burien Arts Raffling off Airline Tickets at Highline Classic Jazz Festival

“Fly me to the moon, and let me swing among the stars…” Well not exactly, but thanks to Alaska Airlines, sponsor of the Highline Classic Jazz Festival, one lucky winner will win two... [Read more]

Cove To Clover Raffle Could Win You 2 Tix To Anywhere Alaska Airlines Flies!

Cove To Clover Raffle Could Win You 2 Tix To Anywhere Alaska Airlines Flies!

Our friends at Burien’s upcoming Cove to Clover fundraiser have an offer with odds that are far better than finding a 4-leaf clover* – 1 in 200 – raffle tickets where the winner gets two tickets... [Read more]

BRAT TROT: Here’s How YOU Can Win FREE Tickets For 2 On Alaska Airlines

BRAT TROT: Here’s How YOU Can Win FREE Tickets For 2 On Alaska Airlines

Our Organizer friends at the upcoming Oct. 9th Burien Brat Trot (we’re Sponsors) want our Readers to know that another Sponsor that you may have heard of – Alaska Airlines – is giving away tickets... [Read more]

UPDATE: Alaska Airlines Computer Outage That Caused Delays ‘Resolved’

UPDATE: Alaska Airlines Computer Outage That Caused Delays ‘Resolved’

UPDATE SUNDAY 3/27/11 10:30am: Alaska Airlines announced Sunday morning that the “computer system outage that disrupted Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air flights Saturday has been resolved.”... [Read more]

Alaska Airlines Unveils Apolo Ohno Airplane, Gives Out Faux Facial Hair

Alaska Airlines Unveils Apolo Ohno Airplane, Gives Out Faux Facial Hair

Alaska Airlines and Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno unveiled a specially-themed Boeing 737-800 Tuesday (Nov. 17th) at Sea-Tac Airport, painted with a larger-than-life image of the celeb athlete and telling... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Alaska Airlines & Port Of Seattle Demo New De-Icing Equipment At Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: Alaska Airlines & Port Of Seattle Demo New De-Icing Equipment At Sea-Tac

Wednesday morning (Nov. 4th), the Port of Seattle and Alaska Airlines conducted a full-scale snow removal and anti-icing exercise to prepare for the upcoming winter season. Photographer Michael Brunk risked... [Read more]

160 Boy Scouts Earn First-Ever Aviation Merit Badges At Sea-Tac Airport

160 Boy Scouts Earn First-Ever Aviation Merit Badges At Sea-Tac Airport

by Ralph Nichols Most residents of the Pacific Northwest would think that Boy Scouts participating in a day-long event to earn a merit badge on a mostly sunny Saturday in late October would be hiking in... [Read more]

De-Icer Fumes Sicken Passengers At Sea-Tac Airport

De-Icer Fumes Sicken Passengers At Sea-Tac Airport

The Seattle P-I reports that at least 32 passengers on Alaska Airlines Flight 528 (to Burbank) were sickened after fumes from a liquid de-icer got into the cabin as it was on the tarmac Wednesday morning... [Read more]

Recycle Your PCs & Electronics On Earth Day, April 22nd

Recycle Your PCs & Electronics On Earth Day, April 22nd

If you’re like most people, you probably have some old, unused computer gear sitting around collecting dust. But did you know that PC (and TV) monitors and other elements of those old “megahertz”... [Read more]