Port of Moses Lake asks FAA to continue radar station, keep jobs
By Devin Higgins, September 16, 2015, iFiberOne News
The Grant County commissioners are asking the Federal Aviation Administration to continue operating the radar station at the Grant County International Airport.
The commissioners sent a formal letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to allow the airport’s Terminal Radar Approach Control, or TRACON, to remain open in the face of cuts to infrastructure around the country.
Chinese leader Xi will sweep through Seattle, Everett, Tacoma
By Janet I. Tu, September 17, 2015, The Seattle Times
When Chinese President Xi Jinping comes to Seattle next week, he’s expected to meet with government officials, tech titans and business bigwigs. But also on his schedule: a meeting with students and faculty at Tacoma’s Lincoln High School.
Xi first visited Tacoma a couple of decades ago when he was a provincial official in China, said Gary Locke, former Washington state governor and U.S. ambassador to China from 2011 to 2014.