New taxpayer transparency tool launched in King County

The new tool will make it easier for citizens of King County to know how their property taxes are being invested and what portion is supporting, local, regional or statewide infrastructure and services, according to a press release.

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Starfire and all it’s glory

Starfire Sports opened in 2003 and the rest is soccer history.

Local organization helps Tukwila School District

Communities in Schools of Renton is helping the school district get school supplies for kids who need them, by hosting a supply donation drive.

Third time proves charm for Seattle Seawolves, win first ever Major League Rugby championship title

Seattle rallies in second half to clinch coveted win over Glendale in league final

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Chocolate lovers unite, enjoy three workshops now through September

The first of the three workshops will be held on July 19.

Prepare now for wildfire smoke, unhealthy air quality

Officials encourage everyone in Washington to prepare now for smoky days with poor air quality.

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Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

Brief pursuit on International Boulevard|Police Blotter

The following blotter entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook: ^ Tuesday, July 10 Vehicle Pursuit: 14800 block Continue reading...

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Sounders Women go undefeated

The team are moving onto the semifinals that take place on July 14.

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Business

Seattle’s Misstep highlights need for new approach

Last week, Seattle’s City Council did an “about face” revoking the onerous corporate head tax it unanimously enacted less than… Continue reading

  • 4 weeks ago

 

Hotel Interurban is now open

This is Tukwila’s first boutique hotel in over 20 years and offers 185 hotel rooms.

  • 2 months ago

 

Marketplace
Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Miny Tafesse, founder and owner of Abyssinia Hair & Beauty Clinic in Renton.

Renton entrepreneur shares both the spirit and substance of her success

How do you build a successful business? It all begins with passion!

 

Opinion

We should allow Tukwila to grow, naturally

Our city has been undergoing a metamorphosis over the past years and is being transformed from a stoic, tranquil countryside Continue reading...

  • 19 hours ago

 

Northwest

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.