Kayse Angel

Alex Zaputil sailing upwind during a sailboat racing competition. Submitted photo from Vanessa Zaputil

Online schooling for one tidal wave of a kid

Alex Zaputil is a student in Tukwila who has decided to take online schooling to pursue his dreams in sailboat racing.

 

A step closer to closing education gap for black students

A local organization in the Seattle area called Black Education Strategy Roundtable (BESR) is trying to close the achievement gap for students of color. According… Continue reading

 

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Seahawk meats the fan

Oberto celebrated its 100 year anniversary with a special guest cashier.

 

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Lettuce, do our best to keep Tukwila’s parks healthy

Green Tukwila Day took place on Oct. 6 at Tukwila Park and had over 50 volunteers attend.

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Ray Ellison, far right, and another Fiddlers band member perform Oct. 9 at the Tukwila Community Center. Photo by Kayse Angel

You’re never too old to start something new

A local Tukwila community member has been performing music for seniors at the Tukwila Community Center for at least 22 years.

Ray Ellison, far right, and another Fiddlers band member perform Oct. 9 at the Tukwila Community Center. Photo by Kayse Angel
Photos by Kayse Angel

Operation Warm: More than just a coat

Fire stations from around the area all come together to pass out jackets to kids in need of them.

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Deputy Chief Jon Napier speaks to the press about the Look. Listen. Learn. Contest.

Look. Listen. Learn.

Puget Sound Fire celebrates Fire Prevention Week by holding a contest and creating two new forms of non-emergency contacts.

Deputy Chief Jon Napier speaks to the press about the Look. Listen. Learn. Contest.

Tukwila’s first charter school is now open

The school currently has about 180 students enrolled in it.

New deputy chief named at police department

Deputy Chief Eric Drever has been with the department for about 24 years, but took over as deputy chief Sept. 1.

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Students, staff return to the classroom following strike

School officially started for students on Sept. 10.

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Teacher strikes could be coming to an end

The Tukwila School District and the Tukwila Education Association came to a tentative agreement about teacher salaries.

Teachers and TEA members protest outside of Foster High School on Sept. 5, which was supposed to be the first day of school for the Tukwila School District. Photo by Kayse Angel

School is cancelled, again

The Tukwila School District and the Tukwila Education Association still haven’t come to an agreement regarding teacher salaries.

Teachers and TEA members protest outside of Foster High School on Sept. 5, which was supposed to be the first day of school for the Tukwila School District. Photo by Kayse Angel
Photo by Kayse Angel

First day of school cancelled for Tukwila schools

The Tukwila Education Association still plan to strike on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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Photos by Kayse Angel

Tukwila school staff rally for better wages

Union, teachers and community members rallied on Aug. 24 before a bargaining session regarding wages.

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Nonprofit coffee shop helps with job training

Kona Kai Coffee offers jobs to people, young, old and everyone in between.

Hot cars are no place for pets

With temperatures in the high 80’s and low 90’s, it becomes even more dangerous to keep your animal in a car.

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Sounders beat Dallas 2-1

The Seattle Sounders took on FC Dallas Aug. 12 at CenturyLink Field. The Sounders won its fifth game in a row, beating Dallas 2-1. The… Continue reading

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The logo that the Good Shepherd Youth group in the Tukwila School District came up with this year. Submitted photo.

Program leads students to success

Good Shepherd Youth Outreach is a nonprofit that employs prevention and intervention support programs for young men of color in Western Washington.

The logo that the Good Shepherd Youth group in the Tukwila School District came up with this year. Submitted photo.

One killed, one injured in Tukwila shooting Wednesday morning

Tukwila police believe this shooting is not random, the investigation is ongoing.

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Tukwila’s Touch-A-Truck event|Photo Gallery

Tukwila hosts a safety and emergency preparedness fair that teaches kids how to handle different safety situations, while giving them the opportunity to have fun with all sorts of city official vehicles.

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