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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. - Port of Seattle
  • Aug 21, 2014 at 11:16AM

The Port of Seattle is honoring three airlines with their annual Fly Quiet Awards for adopting noise-reduction procedures in 2013 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

 
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Workers at Tukwila forge company vote to join Machinists

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 4:06PM

By a 3-to-2 margin, workers at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Seattle voted to join Machinists Union District Lodge 751 on Aug. 7. The vote affects more than 100 hourly workers at the company’s plant on East Marginal Way in Tukwila.

Blood center needs blood as heat wave dries up donations

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 4:39PM

Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the ongoing heat wave. During the past week, more than a half dozen blood drives were suspended or cancelled as temperatures soared.

City of Tukwila, housing authority, two businesses recognized for recycling efforts

  • Jul 14, 2014 at 2:55PM

Four businesses or public agencies in Tukwila have been named to the King County Solid Waste Division 2014 “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list.

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Boeing projects need for $5.2 trillion in airplanes over 20 years, led by 737

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 9:54AM

Boeing projects a demand for 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 4.2 percent from last year's forecast. About 70 percent of those planes are single-aisle planes, such as the Renton-built 737.

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