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Check Out Our Newly Re-Launched Sister Site The SeaTac Blog!

Check Out Our Newly Re-Launched Sister Site The SeaTac Blog!

We just re-launched our newly-designed sister site The SeaTac Blog (special thanks to Code God Michael Brunk and Design God Todd Christensen), and we’re encouraging all our Readers who’d like... [Read more]

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar Is This Saturday, Dec. 4th

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar Is This Saturday, Dec. 4th

Seems like everywhere you turn this time of year there’s another holiday bazaar, and this post is no exception – the annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Dec. 4th at the Tyee... [Read more]

Fundraiser Dinner For Puget Sound USO Sea-Tac Center Is Dec. 7th

Fundraiser Dinner For Puget Sound USO Sea-Tac Center Is Dec. 7th

A Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for the Puget Sound USO Sea-Tac Center will be held Tuesday night, Dec. 7th starting at 6pm at the Clarion Hotel in Sea-Tac. The Clarion Hotel is located at 3000 S 176th Street... [Read more]

STITA Replaced By Yellow Cab At Airport; Drivers Protest At Seattle City Hall

STITA Replaced By Yellow Cab At Airport; Drivers Protest At Seattle City Hall

by Jack Mayne The Seattle Tacoma International Taxi Association (STITA) is no long providing service to passengers at the airport when at 2 a.m. Monday morning (Nov. 1st) the contract was taken over by... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport Receives FAA Grant To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

Sea-Tac Airport Receives FAA Grant To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

Sea-Tac International Airport announced Thursday morning (Oct. 28th) that it will receive the largest grant of its kind – $18.3 million – from the Federal Aviation Administration for a project expected... [Read more]

Annual Port Of Seattle Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday, Oct. 30th

Annual Port Of Seattle Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday, Oct. 30th

The 26th Annual Port of Seattle Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast will run from 8:15am – Noon on Saturday, Oct. 30th, with a Halloween theme and food suitable for an entire, hungry family. This... [Read more]

STITA Keeps Airport Contract Until Nov. 1 When Yellow Cab Takes Over

STITA Keeps Airport Contract Until Nov. 1 When Yellow Cab Takes Over

The Port of Seattle has signed a new contract with Yellow Cab company after the Washington Supreme Court rejected an appeal on an earlier ruling by the State Appeals Court. The new contract will not take... [Read more]

There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"

There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"

The Port of Seattle wants our Readers to know that there’s still time to register for their FREE “Citizens Academy,” a unique, free opportunity to learn up close about the many challenges... [Read more]

Spring Rose Pruning Event At Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens Sunday

Spring Rose Pruning Event At Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens Sunday

The Seattle Rose Society and Valley Rose Society will host a hands-on pruning demonstration for members and the public at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden this Sunday, March 6th from 10am to 2pm.... [Read more]

Port Of Seattle Police Citizen’s Academy Begins April 12th

Port Of Seattle Police Citizen’s Academy Begins April 12th

Have you ever wondered about what it’d be like to be a cop? How about one that works at the airport, or on the waterfront, for the Port of Seattle? Well, the Port of Seattle Police Department is... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Historical Society’s “Soldiers In Petticoats” Is Sunday

REMINDER: Highline Historical Society’s “Soldiers In Petticoats” Is Sunday

REMINDER: We’d like to remind everyone that our friends at the Highline Historical Society will be presenting “Soldiers in Petticoats: The Struggle of the Suffragettes” at the SeaTac... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

Story and Photos by Mark Neuman I sat down recently for an exclusive interview with one of the survivors of a beating and animal attack last summer in the SeaTac neighborhood. The attack has made famous... [Read more]

Taxicab Companies Request State Investigation Into Port Of Seattle

Taxicab Companies Request State Investigation Into Port Of Seattle

On Wednesday (Feb. 27th), STITA and Farwest taxi companies sent letters to Washington State Auditor Brian Sonntag and Attorney General Rob McKenna, urging an investigation into the Port of Seattle. This... [Read more]

REPORT: Woman Kidnapped, Beat & Sexually Abused In Front Of Children

REPORT: Woman Kidnapped, Beat & Sexually Abused In Front Of Children

The Seattle P-I reported Tuesday (Feb. 1st) that three men and a woman are facing charges that they kidnapped, beat and sexually assaulted a woman in an area north of Sea-Tac Airport. The story claims... [Read more]

Matt Griffin YMCA Welcomes 2010 With Open House & Waived Joining Fees!

Matt Griffin YMCA Welcomes 2010 With Open House & Waived Joining Fees!

Our friends at our latest Advertiser – Matt Griffin YMCA – are excited to announce that their upcoming Open House is coming this Saturday, Jan. 16th from 10am to 1pm, with lots of games,... [Read more]

Dow Constantine Commits To Cooperation With Local Cities

Dow Constantine Commits To Cooperation With Local Cities

by Ralph Nichols King County Executive Dow Constantine re-affirmed in a talk in SeaTac on Friday (Jan. 8th) his commitment to creating a new spirit of cooperation with other local governments. Constantine,... [Read more]

City Of SeaTac Buys Chunk Of Land For $12.7 Million

City Of SeaTac Buys Chunk Of Land For $12.7 Million

The City of SeaTac announced Monday (Jan. 4th) that it has purchased a 4.23 acre chunk of land with commercial structures on it at 15247 International Blvd. for $12.7 million. According to a press release,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sound Transit’s Sea-Tac Station Opens For Business

PHOTOS: Sound Transit’s Sea-Tac Station Opens For Business

On Saturday morning (Dec. 19th) at 10am, Sound Transit opened its Link light rail service to SeaTac with lots of ceremony, local dignitaries, curious passengers, and of course, functioning trains that... [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]

Hundreds Of Angry Residents Confront Port Of Seattle And FAA Officials About Airport Noise At Community Meeting

Hundreds Of Angry Residents Confront Port Of Seattle And FAA Officials About Airport Noise At Community Meeting

by Ralph Nichols If it wasn’t already obvious before Tuesday (Sept. 29) night’s community meeting about additional noise generated by commercial jets using Sea-Tac International Airport’s... [Read more]

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

Three People Killed In Fiery SeaTac Car Crash

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a fiery car crash early Wednesday morning (Sept. 23rd) claimed the lives of three people in SeaTac when the car they were in ran off the road, slammed... [Read more]

Highline School District Teacher Wins Presidential Award

Highline School District Teacher Wins Presidential Award

Michele Brees (pictured at left), a fifth-grade teacher at SeaTac’s Madrona Elementary School, won a Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Brees teaches math and science... [Read more]

Airport Rental Car Garage Construction To Restore 3,000 Jobs

Airport Rental Car Garage Construction To Restore 3,000 Jobs

The Port of Seattle Monday announced that an estimated 3,000 jobs will be restored when the airport “Consolidated Rental Car Facility” parking garage construction begins again. The Port of... [Read more]

Local Hero Capt. Al Haynes & His Crash Landing 20 Years Ago

Local Hero Capt. Al Haynes & His Crash Landing 20 Years Ago

By Mark Neuman There is a certain endearing modesty about Al Haynes, who worked for United Airlines for 35 years, and has lived in the same house near Sea-Tac airport since 1963. One would never know from... [Read more]