City of Tukwila buys third TIB motel, works on financing package

The Boulevard Motel on Tukwila International Boulevard was seized in August 2013. - Tukwila Reporter file photo/2013
  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 28, 2014 at 4:41PM

The City of Tukwila purchased the final motel, the Boulevard, on Monday for nearly $1.1 million, the same day the City Council, meeting as the Committee of the Whole, agreed to move forward with a $6.1 million financing plan to buy up to seven properties along the Boulevard. NOTE: The City Council meets Sept 2. An earlier version of this story had the incorrect date.

Burien Arts Gallery to feature two artists in September

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Two artists, Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly, are the featured artists for September at the Burien Arts Gallery, where a reception is planned Thursday, Sept. 6.

Gala on Oct. 4 to celebrate 25th anniversary of Southwest King County chamber

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The Night of the Stars Gala is at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. Cost is $75 a person. For more information call 206-575-1633 or register at

'Normalcy' returns to Seattle commute with reopening of SR 99

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:19PM

Seattle drivers, bus riders and bicyclists welcomed back their normal weekday commutes Wednesdayafter crews reopened State Route 99 near South Lake Union at 4 a.m.

Port of Seattle selects new CEO with manufacturing, transportation experience

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 11:03AM

Ted J. Fick, a Tacoma native with decades of experience leading manufacturing organizations across the country, will take the helm when current CEO Tay Yoshitani retires next month, according to a port news release.

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