Ava Sophia Adams made history as Foster High's first graduate | Foster Centennial

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 10:11AM

Ava Sophia Adams was already taking high school classes at Foster, having entered as a 16-year-old eighth grader just three years before. She requested that she be placed in the eighth grade so that she would have a solid background for high school work. She received the first diploma Foster ever granted, on June 11, 1915. She was 20 years old.

Dozens of local employers to participate in Highline College Job Fair Oct. 30

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Employers will be looking to fill thousands of full-time, part-time and temporary jobs at the job fair. The event is free and open to the public; no advance registration is necessary.

Tukwila's K9 Ace awarded a protective vest from a non-profit group

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 3:00PM

Through private and corporate sponsorships, Vested Interest in K9s has provided more than 1,100 law enforcement dogs with protective vests in 39 states, amounting to about $1 million. Minnesota-based Armor Express manufactures the protective vests.

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Blazers deny Thunderbirds in overtime | WHL

For the ReporterThe Kamloops Blazers defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 5-4 in overtime Saturday night at the ShoWare Center.Seattle outshot Kamloops 14-5 in a fast-moving first period.The Blazers went in front 1-0 at 3:34 of the second period. Deven Sideroff got behind the Seattle defense on a pass from Cole Ully. Seattle goalie Taran Kozun came...

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Public memorial for former Tukwila Supt. Michael Silver is Nov. 4

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Michael Silver was superintendent of Tukwila schools from 1986 to 2003. His tenure included passage of $60 million in bonds to build and modernize all the current school buildings, including the administration building.

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