King County seeks applicants to fill openings on Rural Forest Commission

Three positions are open on the King County Rural Forest Commission, the county’s volunteer advisory group on policies and programs affecting rural forests.

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Hotel Interurban/Airmark Apartments can be seen in the background of the Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge. Photo by Kayse Angel

Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge now open

A three-in-one celebration took place today at 10 a.m.

Namaste Farm Stand grand opening

The grand opening was June 13 at the Tukwila Village Plaza.

Safe consumption: The debate

In the first of a three-part series, we enter into the heated, emotional, and sometimes bitter debate around one of the most controversial policy proposals in the country.

Otter poop has the inside scoop

Researchers at the Woodland Park Zoo have been examining otter scat to measure the amount of pollutants in the Duwamish River, along with other parts of Washington.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County executive proposes $100 million affordable housing bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

Career fair at SHAG Tuesday in Tukwila

A variety of open positions are available, bring your resume and references.

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Attempted Mail Theft|Police Blotter

The following police blotter entries were taken from the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook page. Wednesday, June 13 Attempted Mail Theft: Continue reading...

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This book, like change, is a good thing

Change, they say, is good. It’s the opportunity for growth. It’s a chance to take a breath, reassess, reconfigure. It Continue reading...

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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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

 

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name

 

Sports

WIAA will use committees to seed prep football playoffs

Many coached weren’t satisfied with the traditional system that used district seeds and geography.

 

Life

Old cow path nearly blocked freeway construction

In the late 1960s, the state of Washington issued contracts to build Interstate 405 through Tukwila connecting Renton to Interstate… Continue reading

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Seventh graders from Showalter Middle School speak with Port of Seattle’s intern, Aidin Montefisher and water quality and program manager from King County, Julia Yen, about their project.

Showalter Middle School kids get a taste of park design

The Port of Seattle teamed up with Educurious to give students a chance to design their own park.