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Port of Seattle awards grants to six environmental projects in airport region

Port of Seattle awards grants to six environmental projects in airport region

The Port of Seattle this week announced that it has awarded grants to six environmental projects in our near-airport region. Recipients include Burien’s Environmental Science Center and New Start... [Read more]

Port of Seattle ‘raises the roof’ during topping off ceremony at airport Tuesday

Port of Seattle ‘raises the roof’ during topping off ceremony at airport Tuesday

In what will be a major upgrade for international passengers, the final structural roof beam was raised by a crane and safely put in place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, marking the latest construction milestone... [Read more]

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

The Port of Seattle passed one of its most significant budgets in the last decade this week, continuing its major investments in infrastructure and facilities, and charting a new course for community and... [Read more]

Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study on agenda for Nov. 28 Highline Forum

Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study on agenda for Nov. 28 Highline Forum

The next Highline Forum will be held at the main Highline School District office on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. On the agenda is Education & PSRC Air Capacity Study. The Highline School... [Read more]

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Port begins pilot program to allow visitors past security at Sea-Tac Airport

Remember the good ol’ days when you could wave goodbye at the airport gate as someone boarded a plane? Or you could welcome them with a hug at the gate of a domestic flight? Or grab a bite to eat... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ – area resident/activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: “The... [Read more]

Open Houses about Green City Partnerships coming up Oct. 29 & Nov. 7

Open Houses about Green City Partnerships coming up Oct. 29 & Nov. 7

Burien, SeaTac and Des Moines are joining the ranks of nine other Green City Partnerships around Puget Sound — collaborations between Forterra, the Port of Seattle, city governments, community organizations,... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ – area resident/activist Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: And because... [Read more]

Central Terminal renovation project advances at Sea-Tac Airport

Central Terminal renovation project advances at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle this week announced updates to its Central Terminal renovation, currently underway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Here’s more info from the Port: The nearly $17 million... [Read more]

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

On Friday, Sept. 28, a joint letter was submitted to the Port of Seattle on behalf of four cities – Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park and SeaTac – as official comment for the Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this FRIDAY!

The deadline to comment on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) is this Friday, Sept. 28 at midnight. The SAMP identifies Near-Term Projects (NTP) that are needed to serve... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP

VIDEOS: Airport Committee discusses FAA & SAMP

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) met on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at the Burien Community Center to discuss the city’s Petition for Review of FAA’s categorical exclusion on the 250 degree heading,... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will include updates on SAMP & more at The Cove Sept. 26

Next Highline Forum will include updates on SAMP & more at The Cove Sept. 26

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Normandy Park Community Club, also known as The Cove. At the Forum, members will receive updates on the Sustainable... [Read more]

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

In celebration of National Citizenship Day, the Port of Seattle this week announced new partnerships with One America and World Relief to support local immigrant and refugee populations travelling through... [Read more]

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

[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:] The attached Scoping comments (download... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. This comment was recorded... [Read more]

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by the Port of Seattle in response to our Sept. 8 story “City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

Area resident and lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston attended the Port of Seattle’s SAMP Scoping Project meeting at Highline College on Monday night, Sept. 10. Edmiston is filming a documentary... [Read more]