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True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

 

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Inspiring young women

The KD Hall Foundation honored Women’s History Month by having empowering and intimate conversations with girls at Echo Glen Children’s Juvenile Center, Evergreen High School… Continue reading

 

Two commissioner positions available this year

For The Reporter The Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District (TPMPD) is a Special Purpose District. It is funded by Tukwila residents and businesses through property… Continue reading

 

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Tukwila Fire raises more than $8,000 for the LLS Stairclimb

The crew climbed up 69 flights of stairs at the Columbia Tower in Seattle.

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Troop 398 newest Eagle Scout presentation

The Tukwila Historical Society is pleased to announce our volunteer and Tukwila resident, Jack Ray Garris III, was presented with his Eagle Scout Court of… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2019
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Seahawks Tre Flowers visits Tyee

He went there to present a $10,000 grant to the school

  • Feb 25, 2019
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Measles outbreak: Officials urge vaccinations

Editor’s note: Measles is highly contagious. If you think you or your child has the measles, or may have been exposed to the measles, and… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2019
The Tukwila Historical Society has been the location for the Japanese Sister City Gift Exchange Exhibit for the past several years. The city of Tukwila had many of the artifacts in storage and by joint effort it was decided to place the items in the museum for all to enjoy. For a viewing of the exhibit, please feel free to contact the Tukwila Historical Society to arrange a visit. Photo by Louise Jones-Brown

Japanese influence in the Duwamish Valley

In 1907, prior to Tukwila’s incorporation, the T.S. Unos family arrived from Japan. On the south side of Tukwila Hill, Michio and Hisako Kato, also… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019
The Tukwila Historical Society has been the location for the Japanese Sister City Gift Exchange Exhibit for the past several years. The city of Tukwila had many of the artifacts in storage and by joint effort it was decided to place the items in the museum for all to enjoy. For a viewing of the exhibit, please feel free to contact the Tukwila Historical Society to arrange a visit. Photo by Louise Jones-Brown

For whodunit lovers, this short story is a gleefully-dark delight

Growing older is a very good thing. First of all, there’s a secret to it: aging isn’t as important as are the perks of aging.… Continue reading

Winter safety tips

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office give safety tips about the winter weather.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Search no more, you’ll want to read ‘Hero Dogs’

You felt like such a loser. It was a feeling that didn’t last long, only long enough to ruin your day until you realized that… Continue reading

Whether you like mystery or humor, this book has it for you

You didn’t recognize the number. So you didn’t answer the phone. That’s how you operate these days: accept calls you know and keep your money… Continue reading

Community and Port volunteers planting native trees and shrubs north of Sea-Tac’s runways, Jan. 26 2019. Submitted photo.

Port of Seattle Community Tree Planting Work Party in SeaTac

Community members ended up planting 120 trees in SeaTac to a site that was previously taken over by invasive blackberry and ivy plants.

  • Feb 1, 2019
Community and Port volunteers planting native trees and shrubs north of Sea-Tac’s runways, Jan. 26 2019. Submitted photo.

A book full of heart-pounding adventure, bravery, thrills and heroics

You never wanted to get caught. Wasn’t that the point of playing Hide & Seek? To sneak out, lay low, and sneak back to safety?… Continue reading

You won’t be able to let ‘Maid’ go

That thing? You’re ready to let it go. It sparks joy, but not enough. Or it doesn’t, and you’re not sure why you didn’t donate… Continue reading

Academy Schools announces participation in National School Choice Week

The event will feature Academy Schools commitment to individualized instruction and personal relationships in a small school environment.

  • Jan 22, 2019

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a ledge, and they do. Trees… Continue reading

You’ll want to hang tight when reading ‘The New Iberia Blues’

Your hand is deep in a bucket of crunchy goodness. Without popcorn, a movie is just a bunch of flickering lights, a series of stills… Continue reading

New Year’s resolutions to keep this year|Puget Sound Fire

Here are some safety tips to start your new year off right.

  • Jan 4, 2019

This book is loaded with both controversy and solutions

First shift begins in early morning. You hit work then, and run all day for that weekly paycheck. Second shift starts the minute you pick… Continue reading