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The history of Heppenstall | Tukwila’s Story

Long before the mall and other retail began to form a shopping mecca along Southcenter Parkway, small stores thrived along the Interurban corridor in the first half of the 20th century.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Sign up for summer swim lessons at Tukwila Pool | We’re All In!

Summer is in full swing, and so are swimming lessons at the…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Teen paints mural at Tukwila Pool for Girl Scout project

Patrons of the Tukwila Pool may have noticed a new mural greeting…

 

Tukwila Pool offers new programming this summer | We’re All In!

Summer is upon us at the Tukwila Pool, and we have growing opportunities for aquatic exercise and fun. New offerings this summer include Skwim, Flow Motion FITT workouts and Masters Swimming.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Site of city’s newest park has rich history | Tukwila’s Story

Thomas K. Ray was born in 1852, in Sioux City, Iowa. When he was 24 years old, his parents and siblings journeyed west by wagon train to the Territory of Washington with TK settling in the Duwamish Valley around 1880.

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Zone 3 Fire Explorers gear up for competition

On one of the hottest June evenings of the year, as the…

Learn more about Tukwila Green Partnership June 3

The Tukwila Green Partnership will host an orientation on Saturday, June 3.…

  • May 31st, 2017

Highways divide a city: The controversy over I-5, I-405 | Tukwila’s Story

A huge boondoggle that will ruin a great place to live; or a wonderful opportunity to bring growth to our city.

  • May 15th, 2017

Museum of Flight celebrates SpaceFest, Apollo exhibit

The Museum of Flight’s fourth annual SpaceFest on Saturday and Sunday, May…

  • May 9th, 2017

Highline College, Highline Public Schools team up for summit to support native students

Approximately 100 high school and college students are expected to attend a…

  • May 8th, 2017

Help design a new playground at Tukwila’s Cascade View Park

Children and adults are invited to help design a new playground for…

  • May 1st, 2017

Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac hosts Healthy Kids Day on Saturday

The Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac hosts a free community event on…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Discover Burien Farmers Market opens May 4

The Discover Burien Farmers Market opens for the season Thursday, May 4.…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Artifacts help reveal community’s past | Tukwila’s Story

The Tukwila Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and share historical artifacts and stories of the community.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Highline College hosts weeklong diversity celebration

The public is invited to celebrate and explore diversity and contemporary social…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Volunteers essential to Tukwila Pool’s mission | We’re All In!

Vanessa Zaputil and Ellen Gengler just happened to be at a Tukwila…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

MicroSociety shapes students into responsible citizens (Part 1)

What is Talbot Hill Elementary School’s MicroSociety program? How does it help students become better leaders?

Eggcellent time at the Tukwila Pool

Children of all ages scoured the Tukwila Pool on Saturday in search…

Hunt for eggs at the Tukwila Pool | We’re All In!

From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, the Tukwila Pool will host the third annual egg hunt.

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Then & Now: Creation of I-5 shaped city’s history | TUKWILA’S STORY

By Richard McLeland-Wieser Tukwila Historical Society When a tanker overturned on Interstate…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Hunt for eggs at the Tukwila Pool | We’re All In!

By Jennafer Price Cargill From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March…

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Real-world simulation to provide practice during cyber defense competition at Highline College

College students from throughout the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

City farming and food access focus of new summit at Highline College

Free 2-day event fights food desert in South King County

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Highline College to host Latinx Summit on Feb. 25

New format, new name for 3rd annual event

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Tukwila Turtles Special Olympics swim team returns | We’re All In!

Tukwila’s very own Special Olympics Swim Team — the Tukwila Turtles — is seeking swimmers.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Joseph Foster Tree firmly rooted in city’s history | Tukwila’s Story

If old growth trees could reveal the past, what a story their growth rings may tell.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Museum of Flight Remembers Fallen Astronauts

From Friday, Jan. 27 to Sunday, Feb. 5. the Museum of Flight…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Museum of Flight hosts special events, programs throughout February

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila has a number of special events…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

NAMI South King County offers Family-to-Family class

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) South King County offers its Family-to-Family…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Beat the winter blues with Tukwila Pool’s Hawaiian luau | We’re All In!

Longing for the warm breezes and festive fun of a luau on a Hawaiian island?

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Exploring the Duwamish River | Tukwila’s Story

The Duwamish River has been the center of activity in our region for thousands of years and is the only river in the city limits of Seattle.

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Free income tax preparation available at Highline College

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Highline celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events

The public is invited to free events and workshops this week as…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Highline College Film Festival showcases work of 5 students

A tender film focused on family and backed by a simple soundtrack…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Space Race exhibit opens at Museum of Flight in May

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila on May 20 will open an…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Become a National Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward

The National Wildlife Federation is offering a specialized training program to teach…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Warm up at the Tukwila Pool | We’re All In!

It may be cold outside, but it’s a balmy 84 degrees year-round at the Tukwila Pool.

  • Dec 21st, 2016

A door to the past | Tukwila’s Story

Doors can be physical or symbolic. The front door of the O.C. Thompson building is both.

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Tukwila announces Holiday Lights Contest winners

The city of Tukwila hosted its third annual Holiday Lights Contest. There…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Pastors gather in Tukwila to discuss racial divide

More than 100 pastors from along the Interstate 5 corridor gathered at…