Dean Radford

Tukwila Community Center to close for annual cleaning, maintenance

The Tukwila Community Center will be closed for programs and activities March 14-20 for its annual deep cleaning and maintenance.


Tukwila looking for name ideas for Duwamish habitat park

The City of Tukwila is looking for park name suggestions for the Chinook Wind and Duwamish Gardens habitat restoration sites on the Duwamish River.


Under new coach Bulldogs learn the ‘science of basketball’

Under new head coach James Johnson, the Foster High boys basketball team will learn how to play the game – and understand the science of basketball.


Foster’s baseball team aims for a stronger season record

With the return of some key players, the Foster Bulldogs want to improve on last season's league record.

Tukwila to take a stand against crime at National Night Out Aug. 6

Tukwila residents will sit on their porches and gather at community block parties for National Night Out Against Crime, which for 30 years nationwide has helped build neighborhood safety awareness.

Heavy rains slowing commuter travel Wednesday, raising flood threat

Due to flash flood warnings on the south Sound Transit commuter rail corridor, all trains between Lakewood and Seattle will be operating at reduced speed, Sound Transit announced at about 5 a.m. Wednesday.

12th man close to sacking the transportation system on way to Seahawks parade

Travel to the Seahawks victory parade in Seattle is challenging the region's transportation system.

Elderly Tukwila woman robbed at gunpoint; a suspect is still at large

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.

Tukwila park district commission to discuss budget, pool transition Thursday

The commissioners of the Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District will take public testimony Thursday (Nov. 13) on the district's tax levy, among other business during a busy evening.

Joan Hernandez is new president of the Tukwila Historical Society

The Tukwila Historical Society has elected new officers.

Right now, there’s no ‘viable location’ for marijuana store in Tukwila

There has been plenty of interest in profiting from marijuana in Tukwila, now that the once-illegal drug is legal in the state. But right now none of the applicants to become a producer, processor or retailer of marijuana in Tukwila meets all the local and state regulations to do so.

Tukwila’s Bhutanese community raising money for victims of Nepal quake

The Bhutanese community in Tukwila is collecting money to help and support the people displaced by the massive earthquake in Nepal.

Foster fall sports wrapup | Cross country

The Foster girls team, which finished 11th overall in the subdistrict tournament, finished 15th overall at the 2A district tournament Nov. 1 at the American Lake Golf Course.

Tukwila’s schools: The nation’s ‘STEAM’ engine for jobs of the future

There's almost an imperative for Tukwila schools to embrace STEAM and its underpinnings of creative problem solving using all one’s talents, curiosity and resources. And to do all that in collaboration with others, just like the workplace.

New community garden in Tukwila to serve refugee families as well as local folks

Come this spring, vegetables will sprout at a community garden in Tukwila, tended by refugees and others who want – or need – to grow some of their own food.

SnackPack Program needs donations for food ‘security blanket’

The Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program needs some help for the rest of the school year to keep its storehouse full at the Southcenter Community Baptist Church on Macadam Road. The last distribution before summer is Friday, June 17, so the donations are needed no later than Monday, June 13.

Tukwila’s Bruce Hudson changing his business lens

Well-known portrait photographer Bruce Hudson has a new backdrop – Tukwila.

Partnering up: Tukwila, Renton working to extend Strander Bvd

The City of Tukwila is partnering with Renton on the extension of Strander Boulevard in Southcenter into Renton, a key part of another major east-west corridor across the Green River Valley. When the project gets under way will depend on each city's ability to come up with its share of the cost.

City of Tukwila, housing authority, Starfire, two businesses recognized for recycling

The City of Tukwila, King County Housing Authority, Starfire Sports and two Tukwila business have been recognized for their extra efforts to recycle and reduce waste by King County.

Fireworks to light up Foster High’s Centennial graduation

Foster High School's Centennial graduation on June 12 will literally light up the sky and the faces of what likely is Foster's largest graduating class ever.