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Last updated 12/2/2016 at Noon

Over the last couple of years, I have noticed an increase in airline traffic above the Mill Creek area. Was it Paine Field? It wasn’t SeaTac air traffic, was it? Nah, SeaTac is 27 miles away. It takes us over 45 minutes to drive to SeaTac (and that’s on a good day).

It turns out that in 2013, the FAA shifted the flight pattern for SeaTac further north, and with this change came increased noise in our area. It’s called the Four Post Plan by the FAA, and it had its enforcer, the City of Medina.

Medina, that little city along the lake next to Bellevue, home of Bill Gates and others, po...

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