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17 hrs ago | Newcastle News

Notes from Newcastle: Celebrate 20 years of community

In honor of Newcastle's 20th anniversary, we asked Councilman John Dulcich, a member of the city's original council, to write this month's Notes from Newcastle column.

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Related Topix: Newcastle, WA, Transportation, us Travel, Travel

Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

Shell sketches plans for Arctic drilling in 2015

The oil drilling ship Noble Discoverer, seen April 5, 2012 in the Port of Seattle before its trip to Alaska for the summer Arctic drilling season.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Anchorage, AK, Dutch-Harbor, AK

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: New Port 'o Seattle boss. Wage theft - it's...

More than 90 percent of state high school seniors passed all of their required assessment tests for graduation.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Tacoma, WA

Seattle Times

Ted Fick picked to lead Port of Seattle

The commission plans to formally vote on Fick on Sept. 11, and if approved Fick will take the helm when Yoshitani retires at the end of September.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Renton Reporter

Port of Seattle honors three airlines for being quiet

The Port of Seattle has recognized Alaska Airlines, Virgin American and Air Canada Jazz for their efforts to control noise at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and surrounding communities.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Virgin America, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Real Change

While State Supreme Court ponders SeaTac $15-an-hour law, Port of Seattle sets its own minimum

Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the Port will require airlines and contractors to pay airfield workers $13.72 an hour in wages and benefits or $11.22 an hour not counting benefits.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Transportation

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Two planned canals, Suez and Nicaragua, could suck cargo from Puget Sound ports

The Port of Seattle is preparing to install larger cranes at Terminal 5, in order to load and unload ships too big to fit through even the widened Panama Canal.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Waterland Blog

Ribbon cut, ground broken for Des Moines Creek Business Park Thursday

The Port of Seattle and the City of Des Moines held a ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremony with Panattoni Development Company for the new 87-acrew Des Moines Creek Business Park on Thursday, Aug. 14. Representatives from the port, city, and developer were on hand for the celebration at the Des Moines Activity Center, including Port of Seattle ... (more)

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Related Topix: Des Moines, WA, Transportation

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The News Tribune

Port of Tacoma CEO John Wolfe granted four percent raise

Tacoma port commissioners, lauding his efforts to keep the port's financial performance on track, have awarded the port's chief executive a nearly $10,000 annual raise.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Puyallup, WA, Transportation

Business Journal

Port of Seattle breaking ground on Des Moines business park

The Port of Seattle on Thursday will break ground on the first phase of the Des Moines Creek Business Park at 24th Avenue South and South 216th Street in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, WA, Transportation

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Federal Way Mirror

Man threatens to jump from I-5 overpass | Federal Way Police Blotter

Woman mysteriously goes missing: At 2 p.m. on Aug. 3 at 17801 International Boulevard, a woman reported that her friend from Federal Way was missing after she dropped her off at SeaTac Airport and failed to board her flight.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, SeaTac, WA, Transportation, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA)

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The News Tribune

Port of Seattle moves forward on nearly $1 billion in Sea-Tac Airport improvements

Since the completion of Sea-Tac's rental car terminal in 2012, the airport and its customers have enjoyed a rare respite from the major expansion and remodeling that seem to be a way of life at busy airports.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Sun Aug 03, 2014

West Seattle Blog

Speaking of ships about that empty Port of Seattle space north of the bridge

Apparently the Port of Seattle 's now-empty stretch Terminal 5 north of the west end of the high bridge is really starting to draw notice; though we reported on the reason almost two weeks ago, we've received a flurry of inquiries about it this weekend.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bainbridge Island Review

Out to sea for Seafair | SLIDESHOW

Review staffer Luciano Marano shoved off onboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex to cover the Seafair Parade of Ships Wednesday, July 30. The annual military display cruised through Puget Sound, passing by the downtown Seattle waterfront and Bainbridge Island.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, USS Essex (LHD-2), Prison, Transportation, US Military, US Navy

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