Tukwila’s first charter school is now open

The school currently has about 180 students enrolled in it.

New deputy chief named at police department

Deputy Chief Eric Drever has been with the department for about 24 years, but took over as deputy chief Sept. 1.

Photo by Kayse Angel

Students, staff return to the classroom following strike

School officially started for students on Sept. 10.

Free state park day on Sept. 22

No Discover Pass will be required for this day.

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Immigrant youth vulnerable to abuse in Puget Sound area centers

Federally-funded facilities struggle to maintain health and safety of minors stuck in limbo

The new school year began this morning

Tukwila schools were back in session following a reached agreement between the district and its staff.

Seattle Southside: Fun for Everyone

Seattle’s Backyard offers lots to see, do and experience

Coming of the cattle

By Louise Jones-Brown Tukwila Historical Society President September 1851 was a very important time in the lives of the early Continue reading...

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New crime mapping system available to the public

The Tukwila Police Department announced on Facebook Sept. 7 a crime mapping program that is now available to the public. Continue reading...

Female became verbally aggressive at bar|Police Blotter

The following entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook page: Wednesday, Aug. 29 Fight: 16300 block 42nd Avenue Continue reading...

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News

Teacher strikes could be coming to an end

The Tukwila School District and the Tukwila Education Association came to a tentative agreement about teacher salaries.

 

Business

Washington to begin collecting sales tax from out-of-state sellers

On Aug. 3 the Washington Department of Revenue said it will require some out-of-state retailers to begin collecting sales tax.

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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

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Sports
Photos by Kayse Angel

Sounders beat Dallas 2-1

The Seattle Sounders took on FC Dallas Aug. 12 at CenturyLink Field. The Sounders won its fifth game in a… Continue reading

 

Photos by Kayse Angel

Seawolves celebration|Photo Gallery

The Seattle Seawolves are the 2018 Major League Rugby champions. Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg and the city council declared July 24 as “Seawolves Day” in Tukwila.

 

Life

Some days, it’s good to feel needed

Some days, you just need a hug. Other days, you only want to be left alone to think your thoughts, Continue reading...