The Shop With A Cop event took place on Dec. 8 at Target. Photo from Tukwila Police Department Facebook.

Shop With A Cop is another success

The Tukwila Police Department hosted Shop With A Cop on Dec. 8 to provide gifts for kids and their families.

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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A screenshot of a section of the 2019 Business License Fee Application, which can be found at <a href="http://www.tukwilawa.gov/wp-content/uploads/Fin-BL-Business-License-Application-2019.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.tukwilawa.gov/wp-content/uploads/Fin-BL-Business-License-Application-2019.pdf</a>.

City council passes business license fee increase

The new amount will be a phased in increase, which will begin in 2019.

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

School district, police investigate threat made toward Foster

At this time there is no credible threat, the source of these rumors has been identified.

Photo of the apartment that suffered damage from a fire. Submitted photo from Puget Sound Regional Fire

Female injured in fire|Puget Sound Regional Fire

An apartment fire was reported in Seatac on Dec. 13, which caused non-life threatening injuries to the tenant.

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Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

News

Man rips purse out of woman’s hands|Police Blotter

The following entries were written on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook page. December 12 • Recovered Stolen Vehicle: 14400 block Continue reading...

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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

Tukwila Pool highlights Foster swim team

By Michelle Simpson, director of operations and John Forsyth, Foster head swim coach Many of these girls are on staff… Continue reading

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Reporter Athlete of the Month: Joshua Saole-Favors

Foster High School’s Joshua Saole-Favors, football, was selected as the Tukwila Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Month for October. Q:… Continue reading

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Life

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each representing a fact to learn, a crime to Continue reading...

 

Opinion

Newly donated photo of the T.K. Ray Homestead

The Tukwila Historical Society has recently accepted a donation from the Ray family descendants into its collection, a reclaimed 1906 Continue reading...

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Election season will soon be upon us again

Never too soon to look ahead to the 2019 council, mayoral races The mid-term election is behind us and the Continue reading...

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Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.