Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

We’re moving: Tukwila Reporter gets a new home

Dear reader, As 2018 comes to an end, your local media organization is looking forward to a new chapter. As… Continue reading

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Sounders, Seattle Reign announce new partnership

Zulily, locally-based online retailer, is only the second jersey sponsor for the Sounders since 2009.

Public Health is warning those who use illicit drugs to take extra care after reported uptick in overdoses

Seattle & King County is warning people who use illicit drugs to take extra care and not to use drugs alone. The warning comes after seven overdoses were reported in the north area.

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Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

Mayors of nine cities — including Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish — have pledged to help

Request for information and public safety announcement|WSP

The Washington State Patrol and King County Sheriff’s Office are requesting assistance from the community in locating an individual responsible for a shooting

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Responding to a call for help

United Way of King County’s Family Resource Exchange serves hundreds of homeless at Green River College

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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Marketplace

Local painting company celebrates 50 years with eye toward the future

Built by painters, for painters: Community’s longstanding SKIS Painting moves to Renton

 

Your Holiday To-Don’t List

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority has unveiled a digital gift guide and holiday planner

 

SEATTLE SOUTHSIDE: Great options for food, fun and family activities

Great ideas for what to do with those visiting friends and family

 

Sports
Photo courtesy of the Seawolves

Seawolves are game ready

The Seattle based rugby team has been prepping for their second ever season.

 

Life

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a Continue reading...

 

You’ll want to hang tight when reading ‘The New Iberia Blues’

Your hand is deep in a bucket of crunchy goodness. Without popcorn, a movie is just a bunch of flickering Continue reading...

 

Opinion

My New Year’s resolution

Flip Herndon Interim Superintendent I am excited to start my first full year as the superintendent of Tukwila School District.… Continue reading

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Construction can now move forward without delay

There was a time when the Public Safety Plan and new justice center, to be located north of Taco Time,… Continue reading