Heidi Sanders

Tech engineer arrested in underage sex sting in Tukwila

An engineer from a California-based tech company was arrested in a sex sting operation in Tukwila. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Dec. 23… Continue reading

Tukwila begins work on public safety projects

After receiving approval from voters on a $77 million public safety bond in November, city officials are moving forward with the projects funded by the… Continue reading

Spirit of Giving provides Tukwila families in need with a memorable holiday

The second week of December the racquetball courts at the Tukwila Community Center were out of their usual service. Instead, they were filled with hundreds… Continue reading

Father, son open meadery in Tukwila

A new business with roots dating back thousands of years is making its home in Tukwila. Father and son, Rob and Jon Oppegaard, opened Oppegaard… Continue reading

Pastors gather in Tukwila to discuss racial divide

More than 100 pastors from along the Interstate 5 corridor gathered at the Tukwila Community Center on Dec. 1 to discuss the racial divide in… Continue reading

Tukwila-based BECU spares documents, electronics from landfills during Fall Shred Event

Tukwila-based BECU collected 90,000 pounds of documents and 36,000 pounds of electronics at its annual Fall Shred Event. On Oct. 10, BECU hosted three shred… Continue reading

Seattle Sounders FC MLS Cup send-off | PHOTO GALLERY

A couple of hundred fans showed up at Starfire Sports in Tukwila on Wednesday morning to send the Seattle Sounders FC off to Major League… Continue reading

Fans help send Seattle Sounders FC off to MLS Cup

A couple of hundred fans braved cold temperatures Wednesday morning to send the Seattle Sounders FC off to Major League Soccer Cup championship game. The… Continue reading

Tukwila public safety bond passes

Tukwila residents approved a $77 million public safety bond measure. The King County Elections Office certified the results of the Nov. 8 election on Tuesday.… Continue reading

Tukwila firefighters distribute coats through Operation Warm

Kindergarten students at Cascade View and Thorndyke elementary schools can keep warm this winter thanks to Tukwila firefighters. Tukwila Firefighters Local 2088 and the Tukwila… Continue reading

Tukwila SnackPack Program gets new van to help serve students in need

The Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program has a new set of wheels, making it easier to get food to homeless students in the school district. The… Continue reading

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 11. The 3,400-square-foot facility, at 6450… Continue reading

Tukwila pays tribute to veterans

The city of Tukwila honored current and past military service members during its Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 10. About 50 people attended the ceremony… Continue reading

ST3 will add second light rail station in Tukwila

Voters are approving higher taxes for more mass transit. The $54 billion Sound Transit 3 (ST3) measure had 471,352 votes (54.46 percent) in favor and… Continue reading

Tukwila public safety bond lead continues to grow | UPDATE

Tukwila city officials were cautiously optimistic about the passage of a $77 million public safety measure presented to voters on the Nov. 8 ballot. After… Continue reading

Temporary ballot drop box available at Foster Library on Friday

Although there are no election drop boxes in Tukwila, voters will have the option to return their ballots closer to home on Friday, Nov. 4.… Continue reading

Tukwila Bond measure would invest in public safety | Election

Tukwila residents on Nov. 8 will vote on a $77 million bond measure, which would invest in public safety by funding the replacement of three fire stations, purchase fire equipment and construct a justice center to house the police department and municipal court.

Tukwila City Council, mayor support ST3 | Election

Voters throughout King, Pierce and Snohomish counties decide Nov. 8 on the Sound Transit regional mass transportation package known as ST3, which would improve mass… Continue reading

Tukwila Police look for answers in Monday’s shooting

Tukwila Police on Tuesday were searching for answers in shooting in the city’s Allentown neighborhood on Monday.

Starfire Sports hosts Boo Fest soccer jamboree

Starfire Sports in Tukwila hosted its annual Boo Fest soccer jamboree on Oct. 30. Teams played three games of four-on-four indoor soccer. Each game consisted… Continue reading