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Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally ran this interview with Captain Al Haynes five years ago, at the time marking 20 years since the fiery crash of United Airlines Flight 232, which occurred July 19, 1989.... [Read more]

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

If you happen to notice a lot of emergency-type activity at Sea-Tac Airport this Thursday, July 10, don’t worry – it’s just a very large drill being put on by the Port of Seattle. Eight... [Read more]

Public’s help sought in SeaTac homicide

Public’s help sought in SeaTac homicide

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a homicide that was discovered on Friday, June 27 in the city of SeaTac. The victim is Mr. Robert O. Benson (pictured above), a 100-year old... [Read more]

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

by Jack Mayne With the $15 minimum wage already law in SeaTac and recently in Seattle, the first of what promises to be many lawsuits was filed in Seattle federal court on Thursday (June 12). There are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 4-BD on HUGE lot close to Seattle!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 4-BD on HUGE lot close to Seattle!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, June 2 – is an incredible opportunity to own over an acre close to Seattle! Located at the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: custom built 4-BD on secluded lot

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: custom built 4-BD on secluded lot

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, May 18 – is a custom built home on a nice secluded lot. This home has a desirable open floor... [Read more]

Got Drugs? National Drug Takeback Day is this Saturday, April 26

Got Drugs? National Drug Takeback Day is this Saturday, April 26

Local police departments, working with the DEA, will be holding “Drug Takeback Day” Medication Disposal this Saturday, April 26 at the following locations: Bartell Drugs Parking Lot (Des Moines) 9am—1pm 21615... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period. The traveler is a resident of California... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Membership Luncheon this Friday, April 11, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The Mayors of Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac... [Read more]

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

King County Sheriff’s detectives working for Sound Transit Police announced Friday (March 28) that they have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man and breaking his jaw on a light rail... [Read more]

SeaTac man arrested in connection with Burien teen’s shooting death

SeaTac man arrested in connection with Burien teen’s shooting death

Friday afternoon (March 21), King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives arrested an 18-year old SeaTac man in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year old Burien boy in White Center... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

SEATAC BLOG: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

On Tuesday (March 18), Sea-Tac Airport unveiled a new electrification project, meant to convert vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power, in hopes of saving millions of dollars and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament March 15

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a 3-on-3 “Lucky Shot” Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15. The fun starts at 10 a.m., with check-in at 9 a.m. Cost is $45 per 3-person team or... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FOR TEENS Have you ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Would you like to brush up on your skills and make new friends? Come explore the great outdoors from atop a mountain!... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

Highline Historical Society presents ‘Coming Home: Baseball’s America’

The Highline Historical Society will be presenting “Coming Home: Baseball’s America” – a free program – at SeaTac City Hall starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23…

Community Police Academy begins March 12; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 12; here’s how to sign up

Applications are being accepted for the spring session of the Community Police Academy, a free series of classes designed to increase public understanding of the police department…

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

On Sunday morning (Jan. 26), thousands of enthusiastic “12th Fans” lined S. 188th in SeaTac to cheer the Seattle Seahawks as they made their way to Sea-Tac Airport…

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

This Sunday (Jan. 26) at 10:30 a.m., 12th Fans are invited to rally in the city of SeaTac to help send-off the Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos…

SeaTac man shot while sleeping in his bed Tuesday morning

SeaTac man shot while sleeping in his bed Tuesday morning

An 18-year old SeaTac man was shot early Tuesday morning (Jan. 7) while sleeping in his bed. Police say the incident started about 4 a.m. this morning at an apartment complex in the 3400 block of S. 176th... [Read more]

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Two projects focusing on the historical significance of Military Road (see map below) have received site-specific project funding from 4Culture, the cultural services agency that provides arts and heritage... [Read more]

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced Thursday (Dec. 12) that it is extending the period for public comments at the former Lora Lake Apartments for another month, accepting feedback until... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Healthy volunteer humans with blood coursing through their veins are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 9. “The blood center is in the midst of our ‘Give... [Read more]

Seattle Christian School’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Seattle Christian School’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Seattle Christian School’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will include over 70 vendors offering handcrafted and professional items, along with... [Read more]

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7

The annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Tyee campus, located at 4424 South 188th Street in SeaTac. Proceeds will benefit Tyee Student Activities. Here are the details: WHAT: Tyee... [Read more]

SeaTac’s Prop. 1 still passing by 43 votes

SeaTac’s Prop. 1 still passing by 43 votes

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: by Jack Mayne Almost miraculously the Tuesday evening (Nov. 12) count of Proposition 1 maintained the same 43-vote plurality, despite the addition of 278 more votes... [Read more]