Puget Sound Fire Weekly Emergency Incident Summary April, 12-18

April 24-Last  week, Puget Sound Firefighters participated in a hospital appreciation event at MultiCare Covington Medical Center with several of our first responder partners. The event was coordinated all across King County.  Here is a  video of the event by the King County Fire Chiefs. This is a weekly summary of Puget Sound Fire emergency incidentContinue reading “Puget Sound Fire Weekly Emergency Incident Summary April, 12-18”

Earth Day 2020

April 22-Local hero, Dennis Hayes, is credited with the starting Earth Day 50 years ago as a way to help save planet Earth from environmental destruction. The annual event inspires countless actions every year, and today, the City of SeaTac is proud to report on the steps we’ve taken during the last year to helpContinue reading “Earth Day 2020”

State funds community-based program to ensure COVID-19 information gets to hard-to-reach communities

April 18– In an effort to make sure all Washingtonians have the information they need to stay healthy, the state is funding a $500,000 community-based outreach campaign. Community-rooted organizations will provide emergency language and outreach services to groups disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but less likely to be receiving timely information through government agencies and traditional newsContinue reading “State funds community-based program to ensure COVID-19 information gets to hard-to-reach communities”

SeaTac Police Save Goose From Traffic

On April 9, an injured goose was struggling and wandering in and out of traffic on Military Road, adjacent to SeaTac City Hall.  Community Service Officer Regina Burke and Parking Compliance Officer Darren Parks, spotted the goose while driving by in her van.  Concerned for the safety of drivers attempting to avoid the goose, alongContinue reading “SeaTac Police Save Goose From Traffic”

PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19

April 13- Puget Sound Energy will make funds available to help customers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its Crisis-Affected Customer Assistance Program (CACAP). This includes customers who recently became unemployed, partially unemployed, or cannot work. The $11 million are carry-over funds under PSE’s Low Income Program. With approval from the WashingtonContinue reading “PSE offers bill assistance for customers impacted by COVID-19”

Public Works Current Project Locations

April 17– Public Works Project Locations Spot Drainage Repairs This project will repair storm drainage infrastructure at eight locations within the City.  The project is currently in design. S 180th St Flood Reduction Project This project will construct a flood reduction facility to eliminate flooding at the end of S 180th St.  The project recentlyContinue reading “Public Works Current Project Locations”

Puget Sound Fire Weekly Emergency Incident Recap March 29- April 4

April 17- Puget Sound Firefighter Montero begins the agency’s series of Firefighter Read Alouds with The Fire Engine Book. Grab your kiddos and enjoy a story! Every week, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority releases its emergency incident response summary. This is the totals for the week of March 29-April 4. According to the statistics,Continue reading “Puget Sound Fire Weekly Emergency Incident Recap March 29- April 4”

Governor Inslee expands eviction moratorium and adds additional protections for residential and some commercial tenants

April 16-Gov. Jay Inslee expanded protections for renters today as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide. “It is clear that as we deal with the challenges around COVID-19, the financial impacts on Washingtonians are significant,” Inslee said. “People have lost their livelihoods through no fault of their own and we must continueContinue reading “Governor Inslee expands eviction moratorium and adds additional protections for residential and some commercial tenants”

Sound Transit to temporarily reduce service further on Link and some ST Express routes

Agency asks riders to only take essential trips and wear face masks April 16-Because of fluctuating staffing availability to operate service, Sound Transit will introduce additional service reductions on Link starting on Monday, April 20 and on certain ST Express routes operated by King County Metro starting Saturday, April 18. The further service reductions alsoContinue reading “Sound Transit to temporarily reduce service further on Link and some ST Express routes”