Saving salmon saves orcas

Duwamish Alive! is asking for volunteers to cleanup and participate in habitat restoration.

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Photos by Kayse Angel

Lettuce, do our best to keep Tukwila’s parks healthy

Green Tukwila Day took place on Oct. 6 at Tukwila Park and had over 50 volunteers attend.

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Ray Ellison, far right, and another Fiddlers band member perform Oct. 9 at the Tukwila Community Center. Photo by Kayse Angel

You’re never too old to start something new

A local Tukwila community member has been performing music for seniors at the Tukwila Community Center for at least 22 years.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Photos by Kayse Angel

Operation Warm: More than just a coat

Fire stations from around the area all come together to pass out jackets to kids in need of them.

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

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

Tukwila PD is propsosing the installment of red light cameras

These cameras would be place at three intersections in Tukwila.

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UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Tukwila schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Continue reading...

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News
Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

 

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

 

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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Life

‘November Road’ is the nail-biter you’ve been looking for

Catch me, if you can! And the chase began, one of you the pursuer, the other pursued, racing through park Continue reading...

 

Opinion

We can help food banks help others

Let me tug at your heartstrings just a little. Have you ever experienced food insecurity? Ever been hungry? Ever been… Continue reading

 

Better budgeting methodology available/needed

Our city’s elected is currently developing the biennial budget for calendar years 2019-20. They are using something called “Priority Budgeting”,… Continue reading

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