Heidi Sanders

Port Angeles man traverses state in wheelchair to raise awareness of trail accessibility

After Ian Mackay was paralyzed from the neck down in bicycle accident in 2008, he refused to let his reliance on a motorized wheelchair slow him down.

Volunteer group honored for emergency preparedness efforts

As the Tukwila Emergency Communications Team (TEC) nears its fifth anniversary, the volunteer group received recognition for its role in preparing the city for an emergency.

Tukwila School District looks for ways to increase enrollment

Tukwila School District officials are looking at ways to keep students enrolled in its schools. During the 2014-2015 school year, 120 students opted out of the district to pursue educational opportunities elsewhere. That number increased to 203 during the 2015-2016 school year.

Tukwila Fire Department puts out brush fires along State Route 599

A two-alarm brush fire had State Route 599 in Tukwila closed Wednesday afternoon while fire crews extinguished the blaze.

Thank you, teachers | Editor’s note

The beginning of a new school year is just around the corner.

Tukwila police officer wins gold at U.S. Police and Fire Championships

Tukwila Police Department officer Charles Saguil brought home a gold medal from the U.S. Police and Fire Championships earlier this summer.

New fire chief looks forward to making Tukwila home

Even though Jay Wittwer doesn't officially begin his job as Tukwila fire chief until Sept. 15, he already feels right at home.

City Council puts public safety bond on November ballot

Tukwila residents will vote on a $78 million public safety bond in November.

18-year-old killed in Tukwila shooting identified

The King County Medical Examiner's Office on Tuesday afternoon identified the 18-year-old killed in a Tukwila shooting as Bryan Dominguez-Navarro.

One man killed, another injured in Tukwila shooting

An 18 year-old Tukwila man was killed and a 24-year-old man injured in shooting Sunday evening.

Shooting suspect shot, killed by Tukwila Police following standoff

A man was killed by Tukwila police officers following an hour-long standoff Thursday night.

Man shot in Tukwila

A 34-year-old man was shot Wednesday night in Tukwila.

Tukwila neighborhoods, churches celebrate National Night Out | SLIDESHOW

Community members gathered in neighborhoods and churches across Tukwila on Tuesday evening to mark National Night Out Against Crime.

Security officer stabbed at Islamic center in Tukwila

A security officer at the Abu Bakr Islamic Center in Tukwila was stabbed Sunday night.

Tukwila safety fair offers hands-on activities | SLIDESHOW

Hundreds of children and families explored buses, fire trucks, police vehicles and other large equipment during Tukwila's sixth annual Touch-A-Truck Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair last Saturday.

Tukwila announces finalist for fire chief

The City Council will vote on his confirmation at the Aug. 1 council meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Tukwila City Council Chambers, 6200 Southcenter Blvd.

Body found in Duwamish River in Tukwila

A man's body was recovered from the Duwamish River in Tukwila on Wednesday evening.

Committed to quality journalism | Editor’s note

As I take over the Tukwila Reporter for Dean Radford, I know I have big shoes to fill, but I am up for the challenge.

Waste Management drivers watch to keep Tukwila streets safe

Tukwila Police now have an extra set of eyes and ears out in the community.

Tukwila residents invited to community potluck on Aug. 13

Tukwila residents are invited to what organizers hope will be the world's largest potluck, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.