Stories tagged: seatac
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Sea-Tac tests allowing visitors beyond security checkpoints in attempt to recreate pre-9/11 airport experience
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is trying out a plan to allow nontravelers to once again access passenger-only areas that lie beyond the security checkpoints run by the federal government. That would …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
‘Airplane of opportunity’? Richard Russell raised pilot’s suspicions a year before Sea-Tac plane heist
A commercial airline pilot says he encountered Richard Russell – the Horizon Air baggage handler who stole a passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took it for a wild …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Eyewitnesses, Sea-Tac passengers, airport audio and other accounts create a detailed look at the chaos that unfolded as a Horizon Air employee stole a plane and crashed it on Ketron …
Sun., July 1, 2018
Thousands gathered at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has led to heated criticism from mayors, governors and citizens.
Fri., June 15, 2018
If you’re having trouble imagining just what kind of country we are becoming, vis-a-vis that whole “tired, poor and huddled masses” thing, think of SeaTac.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
Authorities say four cars were hit by gunfire on a state highway near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Tue., June 12, 2018
How many detainees at SeaTac prison are separated from children? Immigration advocates determined to find out.
“Chaos” is how an immigrant advocate describes trying to learn more about roughly 200 people sent to a SeaTac Federal Detention Center by immigration authorities. Still unknown: Exactly how many …
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other elected officials gathered Saturday outside a federal prison in SeaTac to condemn the Trump administration’s practice of separating asylum-seekers from their children.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating two separate incidences of lasers being flashed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport pilots.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
TUMWATER, Wash. – State officials say an agreement has been reached for airport rental car companies Hertz and Thrifty to provide nearly $2 million in back pay to workers owed …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
Authorities say two men are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac.
Sun., June 25, 2017
A man shot and wounded another man then turned the gun on himself in SeaTac, Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017
Sea-Tac Airport has decided that longtime tenant Ivar’s Fish Bar will no longer have a place at its central terminal – and Ivar’s is not keeping clam about it.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson welcomed a passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport who had been blocked by President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
Authorities say three men have been arrested in connection with a $500,000 jewelry heist at a hotel in SeaTac.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
A 74-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the head while sleeping in his SeaTac home.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
A federal judge has approved an $8.2 million court settlement to resolve the claims of thousands of workers who said they were paid less than $15 per hour after the …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
About 100 workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport took part in a protest as part of nationwide demonstrations for a $15 minimum wage.
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013
SEATAC, Wash. — Remaining ballots will determine a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15-an-hour for many workers in SeaTac, home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.