Bridge girder work in SeaTac will close I-5 overnight this coming weekend
Over the course of this coming Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, a whopping 1.9 million pounds worth of concrete will be hoisted over I-5 as contractor crews build a new bridge in SeaTac as part of the State Route 509 Completion Project. Travelers will want to plan ahead...
OBITUARY: Former SeaTac City Manager Joseph ‘Joe’ Scorcio passed away Feb. 14
Joseph Anthony Scorcio, 67, of University Place, passed away on Feb. 14, 2024, three years after his cancer diagnosis. Born in Spokane, WA on March 13, 1956 to Mary J. (Ferrante) and Joseph Scorcio, he attended Ferris High School and earned his BA and Masters from the University of Idaho.
UPDATE: Suspect wanted in connection with Sunday vehicular homicide has been arrested
UPDATE: A suspect wanted in connection with a horrific collision in Burien that killed a man and sent a small child to Harborview on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 has been arrested in Thurston County along I-5 in Tumwater. Initial Incident Details:. As we previously reported, at approximately 11:32 a.m. on...
REMINDER: Free Small Business Support Resource Fair will be this Thursday, Feb. 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. REMINDER: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding its free, Quarterly Small Business Resource Fair this Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. This is a drop-in event from...
Police seek suspect after stolen vehicle crashes, killing 1 & sending child to Harborview
A man was killed and a child was sent to Harborview on Sunday morning, Feb. 25, 2024, when the Jeep they were in was seriously hit by a man in a stolen Ram 1500 pickup truck in Burien. Police said that at approximately 11:32 a.m. Sunday morning, King County Sheriff’s...
Northwest Associated Arts will celebrate 40th anniversary with ‘Ruby Showcase’ on Saturday, Mar. 23
Emerge from the Big Dark with music in your heart – join Northwest Associated Arts for a special 40th anniversary concert, “Ruby Showcase,” featuring the singers of ChoralSounds NW accompanied by the Northwest Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Mar. 23, 2024. Showcasing the incredible solo and small ensemble...
Highline Schools Foundation announces its 2024 Gold Star Award Nominees
On Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, the Highline Schools Foundation (HSF) announced its 2024 Gold Star Award nominees. These are prestigious honors in our school community, recognizing Highline Public Schools’ best and brightest — celebrating Outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Alumni, Staff and Administrators throughout the district. “These awards provide us...
PET OF THE WEEK: Meet ‘Frostpine,’ a dog that loves to play and just have fun, fun, fun!
With a smile that will brighten up your day, ‘Frostpine’ is RASKC’s Pet of the Week – ‘Frostpine’ loves to play with toys and just have fun, fun, fun!. He is a smart dog who is practicing tricks like sit, come, and shake at the shelter. Frostpine would do great in a home with someone who has the energy to match his, but that can also be calm and quiet when his shy side comes out. He is an affectionate lovebug who would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at home!
SeaTac Community Center celebrates hatching of Coho salmon fry
The SeaTac Community Center has exciting news for young and old alike – their Coho salmon eggs have officially hatched!. According to the City of SeaTac, the tiny fish, now known as alevin, are already swimming around their tank, fueled by their orange yolk sacs. Over the next two...
Port of Seattle Commissioners discuss Tribal relations, economic development; hear from union members on equitable pay
On Feb. 13, 2024 the Port of Seattle Commissioners held their monthly general meeting at Pier 69. This meeting was simultaneously streamed online for accessibility, and speakers were given the opportunity to respond digitally via Microsoft Teams. Even with these digital options available, the meeting room was full. Many members...
Forterra awards Community Restoration Grant to Partner in Employment
Forterra has rewarded SeaTac’s Partner in Employment (PIE) $25,000 to support its Youth Restoration Training Crew, a paid training program to support career journeys to the environmental field for immigrant and refugee youth living in King County. “Partner in Employment (PIE) extends gratitude for being awarded the $25,000 Community...
PET OF THE WEEK: Meet Snoopy, a sweet, low-maintenance dog
Meet Snoopy, Regional Animal Services of King County’s (RASKC) Pet of the Week. If you are looking for a sweet, low-maintenance dog, 3-year old Snoopy is your guy!. He was surrendered by his owner last November when they were unable to care for him. Snoopy loves treats and will show you all his tricks to get them. When it’s atime for a walk, he’s got the strength to go-go-go!
REVIEW: BAT Theatre’s ‘Trouble in Mind’ will delight, move, and stir you as only the best Art can
Trouble in Mind is set during rehearsals for a major Broadway production called Chaos in Belleville, an anti-lynching play. The story follows seasoned Black actress Wiletta Mayer (Michelle Blackmon) who has built a career on playing the available second-rate, stereotypical parts available to her, and three other multigenerational Black actors, John Nevin (Hebron Solomon), Millie Davis, (Star Wynn), and Sheldon Forrester (Seyvon West).
Des Moines Police seeking public’s help finding missing 11-year-old boy
The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the public’s help finding Steven L. Cummings, an 11-year-old boy who went missing on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Cummings is 5’4″, weighs 110lbs, and recently dyed his hair color burgundy. Police said that he was last seen wearing a brown...
Driver flees scene of accident on I-5 in SeaTac Thursday morning
The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a driver fled the scene of a collision on I-5 near S. 200th Street on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. Troopers said the collision happened around 6:22 a.m., and unfolded thusly:. Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound I-5 north of S. 200th Street in lane...
Keiser bill to provide noise remediation near Sea-Tac Airport clears state Senate
Homeowners in airport communities near Sea-Tac Airport who received flawed noise mitigation installations from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Port of Seattle may get relief from failing “port packages” that are leaking and allowing mold to grow in their homes, under legislation passed unanimously by the Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.
1 killed in serious accident on International Blvd. in SeaTac Sunday
Puget Sound Fire and King County Medic One responded to a serious accident in the 17300 block of International Blvd. in SeaTac (map below) on Sunday morning, Feb. 11, 2024. One person was fatally injured, and a second person sustained serious injuries and was transported to a Seattle area hospital by King County Medic One.
33rd District Town Hall will be Saturday, Feb. 17 at Highline College
On Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, Sen. Karen Keiser, Rep. Tina Orwall and Rep. Mia Gregerson will be hosting a Town Hall from 2-3 p.m. at Highline College. This is a great opportunity to connect directly, share your thoughts on the issues that matter most to you, and learn more about the 2024 legislative session.
SeaTac City Council Retreat will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10
The 2024 SeaTac City Council Retreat will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge. This meeting is in-person. The following links will take you to a page with the current year’s documents. Once the documents have been published, the current documents will appear.
Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ with SeaTac Police on Tuesday, Feb. 27
SeaTac Police will host another ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, from 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. at the Starbucks located at 17827 1st Ave. South (map below). Local police officers will be available to answer questions from the public. This is the second coffee...
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