City of Tukwila buys third TIB motel, works on financing package

The Boulevard Motel on Tukwila International Boulevard was seized in August 2013. - Tukwila Reporter file photo/2013
  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 28, 2014 at 4:41PM

The City of Tukwila purchased the final motel, the Boulevard, on Monday for nearly $1.1 million, the same day the City Council, meeting as the Committee of the Whole, agreed to move forward with a $6.1 million financing plan to buy up to seven properties along the Boulevard. NOTE: The City Council meets Sept 2. An earlier version of this story had the incorrect date.

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Renton Police recover 200 cans of baby formula headed for Vietnam's black market

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 3:42PM

Renton Police recovered more than 200 cans of baby formula destined for the black market in Vietnam Thursday morning, following a year-long investigation.

State to open Off-the-Grid Trail on Tiger Mountain Saturday

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:45PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will open a new trail for mountain bikes this Saturday, Aug. 30, in Tiger Mountain State Forest. The addition of the 2.5-mile-long Off-the-Grid Trail increases the forest’s mountain bike trail system to approximately 15 miles.

Special-education programs, except for preschool, begin on Sept. 3 in Tukwila

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 10:29AM

All special-education programs, with the exception of special-education preschool (ECE), in the Tukwila School District will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 3, the same start day as the entire district.

Burien Arts Gallery to feature two artists in September

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 11:00AM

Two artists, Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly, are the featured artists for September at the Burien Arts Gallery, where a reception is planned Thursday, Sept. 6.

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