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April 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Stephanie Bowman to join Seattle Port Commission

The Port of Seattle Commission has added Stephanie Bowman, 44, a former manager of federal government affairs for the Port of Tacoma. Bowman was selected from seven finalists to fill the seat vacated by Rob Holland, who resigned last month. She was a candidate in 2012 for the state House of Representatives, running in the…

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February 21, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Court OKs 20-day suspension for Port of Seattle employee

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The state Supreme Court says a 20-day unpaid suspension without pay was an appropriate punishment for a Port of Seattle employee who left a noose hanging in the workplace. In 2007 a 70-year-old white co-worker asked Mark Cann to put away a rope. Instead, in what he characterized as a joke, Cann tied it into…

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Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: Port of Seattle, Washington State Supreme Court

February 13, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Port Commissioner Holland resigns

Port of Seattle Commissioner Rob Holland has resigned his position effective March 15, according to Port spokesman Jason Kelly. Holland, who joined the Port in 2010, was the subject of a Seattle Times story Sunday about the problems he ran into during his first term, including misusing a Port credit card, personal financial…

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December 11, 2012 at 9:15 AM

KING5: Port Commission rule appears to play favorites at Sea-Tac

SUSANNAH FRAME KING 5 News A handful of restaurants at Sea-Tac Airport would receive exclusive, no compete leases worth millions of dollars under a controversial proposal being pushed by the elected officials who run the Port of Seattle. The perks would benefit 11 of the 25 small businesses operating at the airport, raising concerns by Port staff and federal officials that…

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Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: KING5, leases, port businesses

August 23, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Seattle, Tacoma ports will survive Panama Canal widening, USDOT boss says

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood chose Seattle’s Harbor Island on Thursday morning to announce creation of a Freight Policy Council. His goal is to propose corridor improvements for U.S. ports and a strategy to better move freight. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell joined LaHood in the warehouse of PCC Logistics, where LaHood referred to her as “the freight senator.” She faces a…

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Comments | More in Business/Technology, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Port of Seattle, Ray LaHood, Sen. Maria Cantwell

August 15, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Port agrees to sell rail corridor for use as a trail

From Staff Reporter Keith Ervin  The Port of Seattle Commission has agreed to sell much of the Eastside Rail Corridor to King County for future use as a trail. The $15 million deal, approved by the commission Tuesday, still needs ratification by the Metropolitan King County Council. After the Port bought the 42-mile Renton-to-Snohomish rail line from BNSF…

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July 26, 2012 at 3:22 PM

State leaders oppose Sodo arena, citing port concerns

Bipartisan transportation leaders in the Washington Legislature say they oppose the proposed Sodo arena because of the potential negative impact to the Port of Seattle and the state’s trade economy. Four legislators submitted an op-ed to The Seattle Times this week: Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-Mercer Island, the chair of the Housee Transportation Committee; Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, D-Camano Island,…

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May 22, 2012 at 6:37 PM

2 men killed in separate workplace incidents identified

Two men who died in separate worksite incidents on May 17 have been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Paul A. Stuart, 61, was crushed while operating a forklift at the Port of Seattle; Francisco J. Montes-Lopez, 25, died while pressure-washing a moored vessel at a shipyard in Seattle. Stuart’s death has been ruled an…

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