An Alaska Airlines plane takes off above arriving flights waiting for gate assignments at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The airline has been sued on behalf of a 5-year-old girl who was bitten on the face by a pit bull brought to the Portland, Oregon, airport by another passenger as an emotional support animal.
An Alaska Airlines plane takes off above arriving flights waiting for gate assignments at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The airline has been sued on behalf of a 5-year-old girl who was bitten on the face by a pit bull brought to the Portland, Oregon, airport by another passenger as an emotional support animal. Ted S. Warren AP
An Alaska Airlines plane takes off above arriving flights waiting for gate assignments at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The airline has been sued on behalf of a 5-year-old girl who was bitten on the face by a pit bull brought to the Portland, Oregon, airport by another passenger as an emotional support animal. Ted S. Warren AP

Don Sweeney has been a newspaper reporter and editor in California for more than 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter based at The Sacramento Bee since 2016.