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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Lightning on the beach in Today in Pictures

Genessa Faye of Seattle yells out, "Help me!" to responders to a mock airplane crash at SeaTac International Airport, Thursday.

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Thursday | The Highline Times

Bridging the Gap: The Full Story Told by Those Who Were There- Panel presentation happens Monday

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is presenting "Bridging the Gap: The Full Story Told by Those Who Were There," a free panel presentation at Hotwire Coffeehouse on Monday July 14. The event will include Charles Royer, former Seattle mayor; Bob Royer, former Seattle deputy mayor; Tom Rasmussen, current Seattle City Council member and former ... (more)

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Thursday | Northwest Asian Weekly

BLOG: Amazing 40 hours in Hong Kong

From left, Mike Mediros of Delta, Cherry Lee of Hong Kong Trade & Development Council, Robert Bourrier of Delta, and Ranjan Goswami of Delta.

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Related Topix: Transportation, us Travel, Travel

Thursday | Renton Reporter

This is only a drill: Emergency crews simulate aircraft accident at Sea-Tac

Eight evacuation helicopters, more than 175 emergency vehicles and 300 victim volunteers are taking part today in a full-scale emergency exercise simulating an aircraft accident at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Waterland Blog

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.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Navy

The News Tribune

Traveling with weed still problematic

While it's now legal to buy and sell recreational marijuana in Washington, don't count on getting a pass through Sea-Tac or any other Washington airport security if you're carrying it in your luggage or on your person.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Transportation, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Waterland Blog

Meetings set for Stormwater Improvements for Miller-Walker Basin

Four public meetings about proposed Stormwater Improvement Projects for the Miller-Walker Creek Basin are set for July 22, Aug. 6, Oct. 27 and Nov. 4. Earlier this year, the Miller-Walker Basin Partners - Burien, Normandy Park, SeaTac, the Port of Seattle and King County - began a stormwater retrofit analysis to identify, evaluate and select ... (more)

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Related Topix: Normandy Park, WA, SeaTac, WA, Burien, WA, Transportation

Business Journal

Survey: Florida ports not seen as alternatives in the event of West Coast port strike

The Port of Seattle, above, is a possible alternative port in the event of a possible port strike on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New York

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Real Change

By court or by commission, airport workers poised to see their wages take off

Workers at Sea-Tac Airport will get a raise of some kind in 2015. It's just a matter of how much.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Transportation, Bothell, WA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The SeaTac Blog

West coast's 'largest-ever' disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport July 10

On Thursday, July 10, the Port of Seattle will host what they're calling the "largest-ever" airport disaster drill to be delivered on the west coast.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Air Accidents, Fire

Wed Jul 02, 2014

World Trade

Port of Seattle Improves on Quality Jobs Initiative with Better Wages, More

The Port of Seattle Commission voted on two components of the agency's Quality Jobs Initiative , a comprehensive compensation and workforce development program for jobs at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Fri Jun 27, 2014

World Trade

Port of Seattle Commission Introduces Wage, Compensation and More

The Port of Seattle Commission introduced two components of the agency's Quality Jobs Initiative.

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World Trade

Port of Seattle, Puget Sound Clean Air ScRAPS Program Starts

The Port of Seattle and the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency launched a new truck scrapping and replacement program.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Truckers

Thu Jun 26, 2014

NWCN.com

Washington Supreme Court takes up minimum wage issue

State, federal and local law may all play a role in the Washington Supreme Court's decision on whether a new $15 minimum wage law in SeaTac applies to airport workers, if the questions asked by justices during oral arguments Thursday are any indication.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Charges: Seattle man grounded Southwest Airlines flight to ruin ex's Vegas vacation

A Seattle man grounded a Southwest Airlines flight by calling in a phony bomb threat to ruin his ex-girlfriend's vacation, King County prosecutors say.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, King County, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Supreme Court to consider airport minimum wage

The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday on whether a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15 an hour should apply to workers at the airport.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Transportation

World Trade

Port of Seattle Welcomes Second New Air Cargo Service to Asia

The Port of Seattle is gaining another air freighter carrier to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, as Nippon Cargo Airlines began new seasonal Boeing 747-8 freighter service to Tokyo, Japan.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, World News, Japan, Washington

Tue Jun 24, 2014

NWCN.com

Port of Seattle proposes $15.50/hr 'minimum compensation'

Port of Seattle Commissioners unveiled a new minimum wage package, which they say will lift the minimum compensation package to $15.50 an hour by 2017.

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The SeaTac Blog

FAA approves Sea-Tac Airport's Part 150 Noise Study

The Port of Seattle announced on Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved Sea-Tac Airport's Part 150 Noise and Land Use Compatibility Study.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Sun Jun 22, 2014

SFGate

Billions at risk as West Coast port contract ends

In this Dec. 4, 2006 file photo, shows are unloaded from the APL Singapore vessel at the port of Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Long Beach, CA, Oakland, CA

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