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Seattle Chocolates in Tukwila provides tour to aspiring food entrepreneurs

The Seattle Chocolates Company hosted a tour of its Tukwila facility for…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

 

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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…

 

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Prologis purchases 62-acre site on the Tukwila/Seattle border

Prologis Inc., a San Francisco, Calif., based logistics real estate company, has…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

 

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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosts annual Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosts its 28th annual Holiday Luncheon…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila…

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Sleep Train hosts Toy Drive for Foster Kids, photo contest

The holidays are nearly here, and Sleep Train’s Toy Drive is seeking…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Extra Amtrak Cascades trains between Seattle and Portland, including Tukwila stop, added for Thanksgiving

Amtrak Cascades will once again provide holiday travelers with more options for…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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BKM Capital Partners purchases Andover Executive Park in Tukwila

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager based in Irvine, Calif., has…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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BKM Capital Partners plans improvements to newly acquired Tukwila Commerce Center

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a focus on light industrial investments, has acquired the Tukwila Commerce Center – a 27-building, 476,765 square-foot multi-tenant property.

  • Sep 1st, 2016
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MultiCare opens new urgent care clinic in Tukwila

MultiCare Health System is slated to open an Indigo Urgent Care facility in Tukwila on Tuesday, Aug. 23 – the second in a new line of clinics that brings together convenience and high-touch services to transform the health care experience for consumers in the Puget Sound region.

  • Aug 22nd, 2016
Tukwila businesses and organizations are collecting school supplies.

Tukwila businesses, organizations collect school supplies

As the start of a new school year approaches, many Tukwila businesses and organizations are hosting school supply drives to ensure students are prepared for the first day of class.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016
Tukwila businesses and organizations are collecting school supplies.
The Habit Burger Grill is set to open its second Washington state location in Tukwila.

The Habit Burger Grill opens in Tukwila

The Habit Burger Grill, home of the award-winning Charburger, will open its second Washington state restaurant on Wednesday, July 20, at 17025 Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila. The first location opened last November in Kent.

  • Jul 18th, 2016
The Habit Burger Grill is set to open its second Washington state location in Tukwila.

Chamber of Commerce to present candidate reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will present “Meet the Candidates” reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Tukwila.

  • Sep 2nd, 2015

City of Tukwila, housing authority, Starfire, two businesses recognized for recycling

The City of Tukwila, King County Housing Authority, Starfire Sports and two Tukwila business have been recognized for their extra efforts to recycle and reduce waste by King County.

Machinists ratify new three-year contract with Jorgensen Forge in Tukwila

Machinists Union members who work at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Tukwila will get their first pay raises in seven years after ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement, according to a union press release.

  • Apr 20th, 2015

Southwest chamber’s awards luncheon is Feb.13 in SeaTac

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce annual Recognition and Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac.

  • Feb 7th, 2015

Puget Sound Energy offering free energy-upgrade gifts

Starting Friday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Dec. 21, PSE teams will be at Westfield Southcenter Mall handing out “Golden Upgrade” tickets to customers to win energy-efficient prizes ranging from high-performance showerheads to energy-efficient TVs.

  • Dec 18th, 2014

SBA is the place to start to get small business off the ground | Calvin Goings

SBA resource partners are available to help build small businesses success and include SCORE, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), Women Business Centers (WBC) and Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC). Together, they counseled and trained over 1 million clients in fiscal year 2014.

In six years Washington residents recycle 250 million pounds of electronics

E-Cycle reached a milestone in November as Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program passed 250 million pounds of TVs, computers and other electronics collected since starting in 2009. There are several places in Tukwila to recycle electronics.

  • Dec 1st, 2014

State unemployment rate increases slightly to 6 percent

During the one-year period ending in October, the department estimates that employers added nearly 82,600 jobs statewide. This includes a gain of 66,900 private-sector and 12,700 government jobs.

  • Nov 19th, 2014

Puget Sound Energy customers to get credit on December, January bills

Puget Sound Energy customers will receive a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40. The credit passes along the financial benefit of sale of PSE’s assets in Jefferson County in 2010.

  • Nov 19th, 2014

State, Puget Sound Energy settle on reduced electric rates

The average residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours would see an electric bill decrease of 0.23 percent, or $0.21 a month, for an average bill of $92.74.

  • Nov 3rd, 2014

Tukwila dry cleaner receives $15,000 grant to improve equipment

Lee's One Hour Cleaners, 14450 34th Ave. S., received the grant from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (LHWMP) to improve their operations, while reducing their environmental impact, according to a news release from King County.

  • Oct 30th, 2014

Gala on Oct. 4 to celebrate 25th anniversary of Southwest King County chamber

The Night of the Stars Gala is at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. Cost is $75 a person. For more information call 206-575-1633 or register at www.swkcc.org.

  • Aug 28th, 2014
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Port of Seattle selects new CEO with manufacturing, transportation experience

Ted J. Fick, a Tacoma native with decades of experience leading manufacturing organizations across the country, will take the helm when current CEO Tay Yoshitani retires next month, according to a port news release.

  • Aug 27th, 2014
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Inter-city Contractors of Kenmore to build Tukwila Village

The construction contract for Tukwila Village has been awarded to Inter-city Contractors of Kenmore, which has built many of the Senior Housing Assistance Group's (SHAG) communities.

  • Aug 26th, 2014
The Port of Seattle has recognized Alaska Airlines

Port of Seattle honors three airlines for being quiet

The Port of Seattle is honoring three airlines with their annual Fly Quiet Awards for adopting noise-reduction procedures in 2013 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Aug 21st, 2014
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Workers at Tukwila forge company vote to join Machinists

By a 3-to-2 margin, workers at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Seattle voted to join Machinists Union District Lodge 751 on Aug. 7. The vote affects more than 100 hourly workers at the company’s plant on East Marginal Way in Tukwila.

  • Aug 8th, 2014

Blood center needs blood as heat wave dries up donations

Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the ongoing heat wave. During the past week, more than a half dozen blood drives were suspended or cancelled as temperatures soared.

  • Jul 16th, 2014

City of Tukwila, housing authority, two businesses recognized for recycling efforts

Four businesses or public agencies in Tukwila have been named to the King County Solid Waste Division 2014 “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list.

  • Jul 14th, 2014

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce calls for Ex-Im Bank renewal

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce has joined with organizations from across the country in sending a letter urging Congress to swiftly reauthorize the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).

  • Jun 30th, 2014

King County recognizing top business recyclers

King County’s annual Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling list is accepting applications for 2014. Now in its eighth year, the list recognizes businesses in King County that have excelled at preventing waste and promoting recycling.

  • Apr 17th, 2014

BECU holding free paper-shredding event Saturday to help protect identity

BECU is sponsoring free community paper-shredding and electronics recycling event for the public 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, to reduce the risk of personal data being used for identity theft

  • Apr 17th, 2014

Aviation professionals to discuss why it takes so long to get new plane flying

Airline and aviation engineering professionals, including a former Boeing executive, will discuss the state of today's airline industry during a panel presentation April 8 at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila.

  • Mar 28th, 2014
There are now 48 recharging stations for electric vehicles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

With 48, Sea-Tac Airport now largest airport provider of charging stations in North America

The Port of Seattle recently opened 36 new electric vehicle charging stations in Sea-Tac’s main terminal garage to become the largest provider of any North American airport.

  • Mar 12th, 2014
There are now 48 recharging stations for electric vehicles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
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New visitor center opens at Westfield Southcenter to serve Tukwila

Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS), the official tourism organization for Tukwila, Des Moines and SeaTac, has opened its new Visitor Center at Westfield Southcenter Mall.

  • Feb 28th, 2014
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Sea-Tac Airport adds three more stations to fill water bottles

In a move to increase passenger convenience, the Port of Seattle has installed three new water bottle filling stations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Feb 28th, 2014
Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson is warning there is a phishing scheme involving fake utility bills.

Warning: Phony utility bill email scam heats up in Washington

A new email phishing scam making the rounds nationwide has hit Washington state, and this one is disguised as a utility bill, according to the Washington state Attorney General's Office.

  • Feb 27th, 2014
Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson is warning there is a phishing scheme involving fake utility bills.
The Port of Seattle has opened 14 new full-service international ticket counters at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Sea-Tac Airport adds more counters to serve international flights

With international traffic continuing to rise, the Port of Seattle has opened 14 new full-service international ticket counters at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Feb 24th, 2014
The Port of Seattle has opened 14 new full-service international ticket counters at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Boeing will build the composite wing for the 777X at a new facility it will build in Everett

Boeing to build composite wings for 777X in Everett

Boeing announced Tuesday it will build the new composite wing center for the 777X program in Everett.

  • Feb 18th, 2014
Boeing will build the composite wing for the 777X at a new facility it will build in Everett