Reduced Fare Options will Accompany June 1 Reintroduction of Fares on Link and Sounder

Recovery Fares to be offered through June 30 during promotion of ORCA LIFT to riders experiencing financial hardships; campaign will emphasize face coverings directive May 18-Effective June 1, Sound Transit will offer temporarily reduced Recovery Fares in response to the economic impact of COVID-19 as the agency re-introduces fares on Link light rail and Sounder.Continue reading “Reduced Fare Options will Accompany June 1 Reintroduction of Fares on Link and Sounder”

City Manager Speaks at Chamber Virtual Resiliency Summit to help our Local Economy Recover

May 22-In the midst of so much uncertainty in today’s economy, as businesses and communities attempt to navigate an increasingly volatile and changing market, the Seattle Southside Chamber has planned a gathering of industry experts and economists to help sift through the data at the PNW Resiliency Virtual Summit on June 24, 2020. This eventContinue reading “City Manager Speaks at Chamber Virtual Resiliency Summit to help our Local Economy Recover”

Puget Sound Fire Weekly Incident Summary for May 10-16

May 22-Puget Sound Fire Weekly Incident Summary for May 10-16: Total:                   551 EMS/Rescue:       422 False Call:              37 Fire :                     15 Good Intent:      56 Hazardous Condition:  7 Service:                13 Other:                   1 Annual Total Year-to-Date:  10,495 This week is national EMS Week! Did you know King County has a nationally renowned EmergencyContinue reading “Puget Sound Fire Weekly Incident Summary for May 10-16”

Memorial Day Flag Lowering

May 22-The flags at SeaTac Government Facilities will be lowered Memorial Day weekend. Governor Inslee has ordered that all Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 25, 2020, in recognition of Memorial Day. This federal holiday is in remembrance of the people who diedContinue reading “Memorial Day Flag Lowering”

Public Works Project Locations

May 22-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 recently completedContinue reading “Public Works Project Locations”

Lost Elderly Woman Helped by Good Samaritans and Officers

May 22- On Tuesday May 12, Community Services Officers (CSO) Sana Wight and Regina Burke were called to a report of a vulnerable elderly woman who was found wandering and confused. The woman showed up at a stranger’s house believing she had lived at the house for the last 30 years. Neighbors quickly banded togetherContinue reading “Lost Elderly Woman Helped by Good Samaritans and Officers”

Public Works Project Locations

May 15-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 recently completedContinue reading “Public Works Project Locations”

FACE-COVERING DIRECTIVE GOES INTO EFFECT MONDAY

May 15-The King County directive requiring face coverings be worn in public goes into effect Monday, May 18. Health leaders are asking everyone to keep in mind that face coverings should not be worn by everyone and are committed to ensuring that individuals who are unable to safely wear face coverings are not harassed orContinue reading “FACE-COVERING DIRECTIVE GOES INTO EFFECT MONDAY”

Large Affordable Housing Complex to Open in SeaTac

May 15- Construction on 365 units of affordable workforce housing is scheduled to begin prior to the end of the month, as the SeaTac City Council approved one of if not the largest new affordable housing complex in King County built in the past few years. At its Tuesday night Regular Council Meeting, the CouncilContinue reading “Large Affordable Housing Complex to Open in SeaTac”

National Police Week

May 15-This is National Police Week. 18 King County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and 1 K-9 have been killed in the line of duty over the years. All are honored on our Memorial Wall outside the Sheriff’s headquarters in the courthouse in downtown Seattle. All 19 souls are heroes who died protecting us. We will neverContinue reading “National Police Week”