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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]

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, May 24 at Sea-Tac Airport

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, May 24 at Sea-Tac Airport

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m at the Sea-Tac Airport Conference Center in the London Conference Room. Here’s what’s on the agenda: Forum... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

PHOTOS: Sea-Tac Airport goes to the dogs Tuesday – police K-9s that is…

A statewide K-9 training session was held at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, May 9, and along with some eager, hardworking dogs, Elston and Jackline Hill (and their cameras) were there. The event was planned... [Read more]

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

The next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting is set for Tuesday, June 6, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary School in Burien. “As many of you already know, the FAA was forced to stop the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport Tuesday, May 9

JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport Tuesday, May 9

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. Multiple opportunities available! Interview with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill photographs behind-the-scenes at Sea-Tac Airport

PHOTOS: Elston Hill photographs behind-the-scenes at Sea-Tac Airport

Resident Elston Hill was invited recently to get a behind-the-scenes tour of Sea-Tac Airport’s environmental program, and here’s what he photographed: A couple weeks ago, Jackie and I were... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

By Jack Mayne If you are a Burien resident still hearing airplanes zooming over your home at all hours every time the prevailing wind is from the south, blame it on the Blue Angels. The turns over Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum TONIGHT –– Wednesday, April 26, 2017, starting at 6:30 p.m. – at Mt. Rainier High School. This... [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]

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

Airplane noise could return if Burien does not stay vigilant, City Council told

By Jack Mayne A group fighting the noise of turbo-prop planes over west Burien told the Burien City Council Monday night that the city has won over the Federal Aviation Administration for now – but... [Read more]

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the City of Burien received word from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stating they would be ceasing the North Flow flight patterns over Burien. As we’ve... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Sea-Tac Airport Cooks & Baristas Job Fair will be Tuesday, April 4

JOBS: Sea-Tac Airport Cooks & Baristas Job Fair will be Tuesday, April 4

Restaurant Cooks & Baristas Job Fair TUESDAY, APRIL 4: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m Sea-Tac Airport – Union Benefits – WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport WHAT: HMSHost is seeking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Assistant Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Sea-Tac Airport

JOB: Assistant Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Sea-Tac Airport

Assistant Food & Beverage Operations Manager Sea-Tac Airport $48k per year Who: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport What: HMSHost is now hiring an Assistant Food & Beverage Operations Manager for restaurants... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

[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:] Greetings Council, As I mentioned in the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

JOBS: Cooks needed for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport

COOKS NEEDED SeaTac Airport *union benefits* Who: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport What: HMSHost is now hiring COOKS for restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport, including Anthony’s and Dungeness Bay. APPLY ONLINE: Anthony’s... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Starbucks seeking to hire Barista at Sea-Tac Airport

JOB: Starbucks seeking to hire Barista at Sea-Tac Airport

Starbucks Barista Sea-Tac Airport – Union Benefits – WHO: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport WHAT: HMSHost is seeking to fill restaurant positions at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Positions... [Read more]

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle conducted noise testing at Des Moines Elementary School as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public... [Read more]

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [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]

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]

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

FAA continues to stonewall group over increased Burien airplane noise

By Jack Mayne A recent meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration regional office in Renton was a bust, and it is time for serious legal action to stop the recently increased noise from planes taking... [Read more]

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

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

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: 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... [Read more]

City of Burien will sue FAA if it does not quickly stop controversial over-flights

City of Burien will sue FAA if it does not quickly stop controversial over-flights

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has agreed 6-1 to hire a San Francisco law firm to take the Federal Aviation Administration to court if the agency does not immediately stop changes in commuter jet... [Read more]