Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Image by Alex Drainville under Flickr Creative Commons license.

Sihanoukville, Cambodia: Seattle sister city

Sihanoukville, Cambodia – Seattle sister city since 1999 Seattle’s most recent sister city is Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The relationship has been active since 1999 when Sihanoukville became Seattle’s 21st sister city. Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s fourth largest city and plays an important economic role as a major seaport and coastal tourist resort. The Port of Sihanoukville is…

Logo for the Seattle Sister Cities program

Seattle sister cities – an overview

Background In 1956 President Dwight Eisenhower started Sister Cities International as part of a White House conference on citizen diplomacy. The broad idea behind developing sister city relationships is to create a person-to-person exchange between Americans and citizens of other countries based on cultural, educational, information and trade exchanges. Americans can and should learn about…

Sub Pop Airport Store entrance

New Sub Pop Airport Store open for business

In an unlikely development, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is now home to a Sub Pop Records “brick and mortar” retail store. The location opened on May 1 and can be found within Concourse C, past the security checks, which means you won’t be able to see the store in person unless you are arriving or departing…