Dennis Box

Dennis posted 53 stories to Tukwila Reporter.
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Foster High participates in Arnie Young Invitational track meet |PHOTO GALLERY

Athletes from the Foster High School boys and girls track team took…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 5:16pm

Puget Sound Fire Authority and Tukwila Fire Department respond to electrical panel fire in SeaTac

A residential electrical panel caught fire; there were no injuries.

  • Mar 17th, 2017 9:26am

At 100 Ed Delong Sr. recalls a life filled with adventure

To live a century is an impressive accomplishment. To live 100 years as Ed DeLong Sr. is the story of life lived to the fullest.

  • Jun 25th, 2012 2:30pm

Medical marijuana trips on Senate floor | Dennis Box

The smoke-filled room of medical marijuana legislation in Olympia will continue to be shrouded in haze.

  • Feb 17th, 2012 2:38am

Tukwila to Montana : A story of place | Dennis Box

I have been drawn to stories of place for some reason since I was a kid.

  • Feb 11th, 2012 7:50pm

Learning from windy weather | Dennis Box

When I left home Tuesday morning the wind was blowing. For most places around the Puget Sound, that is not necessarily a big deal, but in Enumclaw we take notice. The wind really knows how to blow in that tow

  • Feb 10th, 2012 2:30am

Valley Medical Center board seeks legal review of UW Medicine alliance

A call for a replay of a few legal calls was on the table at the Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners meeting Monday in Renton.

  • Feb 9th, 2012 6:41am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

Seattle Thunderbirds take on the Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center.

  • Feb 5th, 2012 3:40am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Portland at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds take on Portland at the ShoWare Center. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.

  • Jan 29th, 2012 2:16am

Tukwila Police arrest SeaTac man for allegedly attempting to lure 13-year-old girl into car

Tukwila Police arrested a 27-year-old SeaTac man for allegedly attempting to lure a 13-year-old Tukwila girl into his car at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 27.

  • Jan 28th, 2012 5:14am

Mike West restores the past one car at a time

A life-long passion for cars past and present has led Mike West along a very interesting road over the past five decades.

  • Jan 28th, 2012 3:33am

Hockey: Seattle Thunderbirds vs Kamloops Blazers | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds host the Kamloops Blazers at the ShoWare Center tonight.

  • Jan 21st, 2012 5:26am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds host Portland at the ShoWare Center | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds take on Portland at the ShoWare Center tonight.

  • Jan 15th, 2012 2:53am

Editorial | Blueberry muffins and shirt pocketless | Dennis Box

Some of us know how to take it easy. Ron Harmon, who retired from the Kent City Council after two terms, is less visible these days, but he has not exactly put the engine in neutral.

  • Jan 15th, 2012 2:40am

Homeless: A view from the streets | Part I

Homelessness – it is a word, a tragedy and an issue that reflects the complex problems facing our region, state and nation.

  • Jan 15th, 2012 2:24am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Moose Jaw Warriors | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds host the Moose Jaw Warriors a the ShoWare Center. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m.

  • Dec 31st, 2011 3:45am

Editorial | A Christmas underworld | Dennis Box

Christmas stories are a tradition in many families. You hear of folks talk about watching Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” every year.

  • Dec 24th, 2011 1:55am

Lessons learned from the political season | Editorial

The 2011 political season is one I will not soon forget. It ranks up there as one of the most interesting I have been involved in for several years.

  • Dec 5th, 2011 3:48am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Prince George | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds hosts Prince George at the ShoWare Center. The game begins at 7:35 p.m.

  • Nov 26th, 2011 3:12am

Thanksgiving when food was really food | Dennis Box

I started thinking about food today, probably because of Thanksgiving — the great American food day of the year.

  • Nov 24th, 2011 8:34pm

A match made in Tukwila

If there is a perfect match it may have been formed when Tukwila hired David Cline as the new city administrator. “This is great,” Cline said during a phone interview. “I really feel like this is a good fit.”

  • Nov 20th, 2011 4:00am

Hockey | Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Portland Winterhawks | Live Updates

Seattle Thunderbirds host the Portland Winterhawks at 7 p.m. at the ShoWare Center. Portland is riding a six game winning streak. The T-Birds beat the Tri-City Americans last night 3-0 at the ShoWare.

  • Nov 20th, 2011 2:58am

The life and times of Tukwila’s Mrs. Louise Strander

If there is single name that embodies all of the best Tukwila was and is today, it is Mrs. Louise Strander.

  • Nov 21st, 2011 3:22am

Mike West – A treasure for Tukwila

Tukwila found its treasure for 2011 – Mike West. West, 66, owned Southtowne Auto Rebuild on Tukwila International Boulevard for 39 years.

  • Oct 23rd, 2011 10:34pm

Editorial | Over the edge of politics | Dennis Box

I can certainly tell the political season has entered the full bore mental twilight zone. Calls have been coming in at the office that in other situations I would consider the person partially paranoid, suspiciously psychotic or the more technical term — political-campaign nuts.

  • Oct 23rd, 2011 8:39pm

Dennis Robertson vs. Abshir Mahamed for Tukwila City Council Position 4 | Election 2011

Incumbent Dennis Robertson and challenger Abshir Mahamed are the candidates for Tukwila City Council Position No. 4.

  • Oct 21st, 2011 8:40pm

Pam Linder challenges Jim Haggerton for Tukwila mayor | Election 2011

The race for Tukwila mayor in the Nov. 8 election is between current mayor Jim Haggerton and challenger Pam Linder, a former Tukwila City Council member.

  • Oct 20th, 2011 2:05am

‘Just because they have it doesn’t mean they should spend it’ and those darn numbers | Editor’s Note

Numbers, they can make everyone’s life miserable. Adding and subtracting numbers has been torturing young kids through adults for thousands of years, and it continues to this day.

  • Oct 16th, 2011 6:12pm

Calling all hams around Tukwila | Tukwila Radio Club

An amateur radio club is forming in Tukwila that will both be fun and provide an essential service for the city during emergency events. Mark Lium has put together the Tukwila Radio Club (a tentative name) for amateur radio operators.

  • Oct 16th, 2011 6:32pm

Evergreen at Foster Football | Slide Show

Evergreen at Foster Football | Slide Show

  • Oct 15th, 2011 10:22pm

This puzzle we call government | Dennis Box

The political wind machine is shifting into high gear with about a month before the election verdicts are handed down from the voters.

  • Oct 12th, 2011 2:16am

Seattle Thunderbirds hockey team takes on Victoria | Live Updates

The Seattle Thunderbirds host Victoria at the ShoWare Center at 7p.m. Game being played in honor of breast cancer awareness. The ice is pink.

  • Oct 9th, 2011 4:42am

Tukwila Police Chief Mike Villa on a community mission

The Tukwila Police Department like all agencies in the region is looking at a changing landscape of shrinking funds and a troubled economy. It is a town with diverse communities and big city crime in a small city setting.

  • Sep 24th, 2011 1:04am

State Supreme Court rules on health care and land appeal cases involving Attorney General Rob McKenna

A couple of interesting state Supreme Court decisions today prompted a telephone press conference by Attorney General Rob McKenna.

  • Sep 5th, 2011 3:15am

King County Council to consider Constantine proposal to fight increase in gang violence

An increase in gang violence in the past months in Kent and the surrounding area prompted the King County Council and executive to find some answers to the problem.

  • Sep 1st, 2011 1:21am

Former Tukwila City Manager Steve Lancaster ready to turn the page

After three decades of government service, Steve Lancaster, Tukwila’s city administrator, decided to open a new chapter in his life.

  • Aug 21st, 2011 3:56pm

Kent Downtown Partnership’s Wine, Women, Wow! Signature drink contest | Enter Now

If you have an idea for a special drink there is a contest waiting for you. The Kent Downtown Partnership will be featuring the Wine, Women and Wow! event from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 and the Kent Reporter and the KDP are launching a signature drink recipe and naming contest to start the festivities early.

  • Aug 20th, 2011 12:49am

Tukwila man involved in Interstate 5 death of man running into traffic in Colusa, Calif.

A 32-year-old Tukwila man was involved in an accident in Colusa, Calif where a Fresno, Calif. man was killed after being struck by several vehicles after running into Interstate-5 traffic according to The Colusa County Sun- Herald.

  • Aug 19th, 2011 1:02am

The caution and vigilance of war | Editorial

Edward Gibbon wrote in the “Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” the two most important elements of war are “caution and vigilance.” For some reason the line popped into my brain the other day when I was driving to work when I probably should have been thinking about cinnamon rolls or brownies with white chocolate chips inside.

  • Aug 15th, 2011 8:09pm

Tukwila City Council to consider advisory vote on casinos

The Tukwila City Council appears poised to roll the dice once again on the casino issue. The council passed Ordinance 2323 in February requiring mini-casinos or social card rooms to close by Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Aug 13th, 2011 1:22am