Starfire and all it’s glory

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

Local organization helps a Tukwila elementary school

Communities in Schools is helping Thorndyke Elementary School get school supplies for kids who need them, by hosting a supply donation drive for them.

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.

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

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

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Hotel Interurban is now open

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

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Marketplace
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!

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Opinion

Summer Engagement of District Employees

What does work look like when the perception is “summer is a break” for district staff. It’s a breeze… As Continue reading...

 

Courtesy photo
                                A 1973 photo of the Southcenter Theatre and the lower left corner of the mall.

Cinerama near Southcenter was popular movie venue

Generations of kids and young adults have fond memories associated with going to the movies, long before the digital age Continue reading...

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Northwest

The man on Iron Mountain

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