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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 21, 2014

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 8, 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 16, 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 14, 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 30, 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 17, 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 17, 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 28, 2014

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 12, 2014

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 28, 2014

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 27, 2014

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 27, 2014

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 24, 2014

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 18, 2014

University of Phoenix offers workshop on professional networking Saturday

The University of Phoenix Western Washington campus in Tukwila will host a symposium Saturday, Feb. 8, on helping professionals make better use of networking.

  • Feb 6, 2014

Boeing increases production of 737 to 42 planes a month

Boeing is starting assembly this week at its Renton plant of the first Next-Generation 737 to be built at the increased rate of 42 airplanes per month.

  • Feb 4, 2014

Highline Medical Center’s Specialty Campus in Tukwila is sold

Highline Medical Center’s Specialty Campus in Tukwila has been purchased by Acadia Healthcare, a nationwide provider of behavioral healthcare services.

  • Jan 15, 2014

Chamber of Commerce honors outstanding businesses, individuals

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recognized outstanding businesses and individuals from Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila, and Des Moines at the Annual Recognition and Awards Luncheon at the Doubletree Guest Suites in Tukwila on Jan. 10

  • Jan 14, 2014

State revenue department offering free workshop for new and small businesses

The Seattle office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 2101 4th Ave., Suite 1400, in Seattle.

  • Jan 2, 2014

Sound Publishing is ready for its biggest Black Friday ever: 10 million inserts

Sound Publishing is gearing up for a busy Thanksgiving and Black Friday week, delivering 10 million holiday savings inserts to readers in the greater Puget Sound area.

  • Nov 25, 2013