Heidi Sanders

City works to remove barriers to internet access

Recently launched pilot program provides free Wi-Fi around South 144th Street.


First students enroll in Impact Puget Sound Elementary

Tukwila’s first charter school will begin serving kindergarteners and first-graders in August.


Joe Duffie has been dedicated to serving Tukwila residents

Longtime councilman ends 36-year career on Dec. 31


International perspective helped Fertakis serve on Tukwila School Board

After serving two and half years in the Peace Corps, longtime Tukwila School Board member Mary Fertakis expected she would spend her life working and… Continue reading

Impact Public Schools to open charter school in Tukwila next year

Impact Puget Sound Elementary will open next fall in SGI-USA Seattle Buddhist Center building.

Tukwila selects sites for public safety facilities

The City Council has agreed to move forward with condemnation of properties.

Health care enrollment center opens to serve South King County residents

A health care enrollment center opened on Nov. 1 in Federal Way to serve residents in South King County. The center, at 1640 South 318th… Continue reading

Foster High School students learn about emergency preparedness

Students from Foster High School’s Teen CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) club recently got a hands-on lesson on the dangers of flooding and emergency preparedness.… Continue reading

On Cloud Nine: Plumbers plan to open ice cream shop in Westfield Southcenter

When Din Tai Fung opened in Tukwila’s Westfield Southcenter mall this past spring, Andrew Hagee was inspired to open an ice cream shop next door.… Continue reading

iFLY instructor competes at indoor skydiving world championships

Josh Ruiz-Velasco is a self-described adrenaline junkie, so it comes as little surprise that he would find his passion in indoor skydiving. The 26-year-old man,… Continue reading

Tukwila School District may not build birth-to-kindergarten center approved by voters

It appears the Tukwila School District will not build a dedicated birth-to-kindergarten center as originally called for in a bond measure passed by voters in… Continue reading

Riverton Park United Methodist Church pastor joins Tukwila School Board

The Rev. Jan Bolerjack knows she has big shoes to fill in her new role on the Tukwila School Board. The board appointed Bolerjack on… Continue reading

Interim Tukwila schools superintendent outlines plans for district

The Tukwila School Board recently appointed Judith Berry to lead the district, following the resignation of Superintendent Nancy Coogan. Coogan, who worked for the district… Continue reading

Tukwila police officers participate in World Games

Nine officers from the Tukwila Police Department participated in the 2017 World Police and Fire Games in Los Angeles, Calif., last month. The games, which… Continue reading

School’s in session in Tukwila

Nearly 2,900 students in the Tukwila School District headed back to school on Tuesday morning. Nani Jarjou was excited to meet her teachers and see… Continue reading

Thousands flock to Museum of Flight to view eclipse

Cheers and applause erupted from a crowd of a few thousand of people gathered outside the Museum of Flight in Tukwila on Monday as the… Continue reading

Tukwila School District hires new Foster High principal

As another school year approaches, Meg McGroarty is preparing for her role as Foster High School’s new principal. The Tukwila School District hired McGroarty in… Continue reading

Community invited to honor Steve Mullet on Aug. 27

Family came first for Steve Mullet, but Tukwila was a close second. The Tukwila School Board president, former city councilman and mayor died on July… Continue reading

Volunteers help give Tukwila Pantry new look

The Tukwila Pantry got a makeover last month with help from volunteers. About 20 BNSF Railway employees spent the July 26 afternoon working in the… Continue reading

Idan, Martinez advance to general election in Tukwila City Council race

The general election race for Tukwila City Council Position No. 5 is set. Zak Idan and Dennis Martinez, the top two vote-getters in the Aug.… Continue reading