Heidi Jacobs

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

Tukwila Police investigate attempted robbery at Westfield Southcenter

Tukwila Police are investigating an attempted theft and malicious mischief at Ben Bridge Jewelers in Westfield Southcenter Mall on Tuesday afternoon. The incident was initially… Continue reading

Idan, Martinez in the lead in Tukwila City Council race

Zak Idan and Dennis Martinez are the top vote-getters for Position No. 5 on the Tukwila City Council . As of Wednesday afternoon, Idan had… Continue reading

Touch-A-Truck provides hands-on look at big rigs, emergency equipment | PHOTO GALLERY

Sirens blared and horns honked at Westfield Southcenter last Saturday during Tukwila’s Touch-A-Truck safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair. During the event, children got to sit… Continue reading

Foster graduate receives scholarship from WWU | School briefs

Western Washington University student Bre Alexis Mills, daughter of Jennifer Johnson of Tukwila, has received the $6,000 Oscar Edwin Olson Sciences and Scholarship Endowment for… Continue reading

Former Tukwila Mayor Steve Mullet dies

Tukwila School Board President and former Tukwila Mayor Steve Mullet died on Sunday, following a heart attack he suffered on July 20. The city of… Continue reading

Tukwila seeks feedback on public safety projects, hosts open house

The city of Tukwila wants to hear from residents about planned public safety projects. Last November, voters approved a $77 million bond measure, which the… Continue reading

Volunteers build new playground at Tukwila’s Cascade View Community Park

One Saturday in early July, some 160 volunteers spent the day at Tukwila’s Cascade View Community Park building a new playground. The workers – among… Continue reading

Teen paints mural at Tukwila Pool for Girl Scout project

Patrons of the Tukwila Pool may have noticed a new mural greeting them as they enter the facility. On June 17, Beth Tuschhoff, 18, of… Continue reading

Muckleshoot tribe blesses canoes in ceremony at Tuwkila’s Duwamish Gardens

Muckleshoots keeping craft, a part of their heritage, alive

Foster graduate wants to see her classmates succeed

Amy Nguyen made the most of her four years at Foster High School. Before graduating on June 16, Nguyen had already earned an associate degree… Continue reading

Rescued pit bull turned narcotics K-9 captures community’s heart

The Tukwila Police Department’s new narcotics K-9, Apollo, has garnered national and international attention. Apollo, a pit bull, was abandoned as a puppy and sent… Continue reading

Foster athletes excel in spring sports

Foster High School’s Ana Rios was named the 2A North Puget Sound League Mountain Division Player of the Year in girls tennis. Rios took third… Continue reading

Tukwila Police ask for public’s patience near accident scenes

The Tukwila Police Department reminds drivers to be patient when they come across emergency personnel responding to accidents. The department posted the reminder on its… Continue reading

Republicans target health care, taxes | Chuck Parrish

The House of Representatives just passed a terrible health care bill which still has to make its way through the Senate. While presenting the plan… Continue reading