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Tukwila Police officers knew as they approached the UPS freight facility on East Marginal Way in August 2014 that a man acting strangely had just pushed several people in the yard.
Police work is often chaotic when lives or someone’s well-being, including the officer’s, are at risk and split-second decisions are made – all according to policy.
The occupants of a two-story townhouse were rousted from their home at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday by a fire that started in the kitchen, according to the Tukwila Fire Department.
The locomotive of a northbound Amtrak passenger train derailed early Sunday afternoon in Tukwila, but none of the 236 passengers on board was injured, according to the Tukwila Fire Department.
Within a day in June, the volunteers did extensive yard work, trimming trees and cleaning out flower beds, to make the home more accessible and more visible from the street. They built a shed in which to park a car. Inside, they replaced a stove, replaced vent hoses, fixed electrical outlets and added handrails in the shower, among other work.
Two other suspects were arrested shortly after they tried to flee from the robbery scene at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 11800 block of 44th Avenue South.
One of the three men involved, whom Tukwila Police identified as 36-year-old Eric James Chavez of Tukwila, was still at large on Tuesday after fleeing on foot.
The city has grown while its departments that keep its citizens and businesses safe – the police, the fire, the courts and public works – have been held together partly by the ingenuity of city employees making due with what they have. Approval of a $68 million bond measure would change that.
Twenty-five Foster High School athletes have received All-Seamount League honors in spring sports in voting by the league’s coaches.
That Thursday night in 1969 was the beginning of my "bright" future. I think of last Friday as the ending of that career, grateful that I could share it with other Bulldogs, too.
Mike Shannon is retiring after a 42-year career that has spanned several principals, the opening of the “new” Foster and the transformation of Foster into one of the most diverse high schools in the nation.
After a rainy and windy day, the diplomas protected under sheets of plastic, Foster on Friday, June 10, celebrated its 101st graduating class, the first of the school’s next 100 years, handing out awards for achievement in sports and academics and just for making it to the finish line.
The Northwest will practice for four days starting Tuesday how to prepare and respond to a 9.0 earthquake in a simulation called Cascadia Rising.
Spokes for Folks, the annual ride on bikes and other spoked vehicles, is Saturday, June 4, to raise money for the SHAG's Community Life Foundation programs that benefit the health and wellness of senior citizens living in affordable housing.
Five Foster High School athletes placed in the top 10 spots in last weekend’s tennis and track and field state tournaments.
Twelve films will screen through Tuesday at the IKEA Performing Arts Center at Renton High School for the Seattle International Film Festival in Renton.
She won her opening matches on Friday against Tumwater’s Hunter Wilmovsky, 6-0, 6-0, and North Kitsap’s Anneli Seaberg, 4-6, 6-3, 10-6.
The Tukwila School Board has authorized Supt. Nancy Coogan to move forward with a bid to purchase the King County Library System's Foster branch across 42nd Avenue South from Foster High School.
Foster is in the SPSL's Mountain Division, along with Foss (Tacoma), White River (Buckley), Washington (Tacoma), Lindbergh (Renton), Franklin-Pierce (Tacoma/Puyallup), Fife (Fife) and Evergreen (near White Center).
Foster High School will send six athletes to state tournaments this week – five to state track and field meet and a freshman to the girls tennis tournament. And the boys soccer team under Coach Nasir Tura earlier competed in the 2A state tournament in Sumner.