Thorndyke Elementary School in Tukwila collecting winter clothing for students

Already more two dozen items of winter clothing have been donated to Thorndyke Elementary School – and are keeping students there warm.Thorndyke's cold-weather clothing drive,… Continue reading

Winterfest a hit with families in Tukwila: See the slide show; are you in it?

Winterfest, Tukwila’s annual celebration to usher in the holidays, opened to excitement, along with a visit from Santa. The festivities included hot cocoa, cookies, live entertainment and the lighting of the Tukwila Community Center’s holiday tree.

  • Dec 5, 2010

Honeywell Explorer Lecture features Bob Bogash: The Kelly Johnson Story

The Museum of Flight's Honeywell Explorer Lecture on Dec. 11 features retired Boeing Co. engineer Bob Bogash presenting the story of Kelly Johnson, one of… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2010

Family Movie Night is Dec. 18 at the community center

Family Movie Nights on the big screen is offered regularly at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila.The next movie is at 6… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2010

Family Movie Night comes to Tukwila

The Tukwila Community Center is the place to catch big-screen movies in comfort with your family. Area residents are invited to bring their sleeping bags and blankets to get comfortable in the TCC gym, where Family Movie Night takes place. The first one is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18.

  • Nov 19, 2010

Winterfest is Dec. 2 in Tukwila

Winterfest, a free family event, is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Tukwila Community Center.

  • Nov 15, 2010

Elections feature: See how the ballot-counting process works at Tukwila elections center

Take a tour through the ballot-counting process at the county elections center in Tukwila.

  • Nov 15, 2010

Fright Night a hit in Tukwila: Slide Show

Fright Night was a big hit for Tukwila parents and their kids. The Oct. 28 event took place at the Tukwila Community Center and offered an indoor alternative to the door-to-door Halloween trek.

  • Nov 15, 2010

Fun in the sun in Tukwila: Slide show

The recent cooler weather didn't stop these youngsters from going out and having fun last week in Tukwila. If you have photos of folks having fun in Tukwila, or any other Tukwila-related photo that you would be proud to see in print or on the Web, show us! Send your submissions to, and we'll publish them for you.

  • Oct 18, 2010

New health-care initiative puts focus on Tukwila: Video

Washington Global Health Alliance, Public Health - Seattle & King County, HealthPoint and Swedish on Oct. 11 announced a formal partnership aimed at disparities in local health-care. They're doing this through an initiative called Global to Local, a new approach in applying global solutions to local health-care challenges in under-served populations.

  • Oct 11, 2010

Duwamish Hill Preserve celebrates completion of Phase I: See the slide show

The Cascade Land Conservancy, City of Tukwila and Friends of the Hill on Sept. 18 celebrated completion of Phase I of the Duwamish Hill Preserve and its opening to the public.

  • Sep 30, 2010

Sounders dump Chivas 3-1 in US Open Cup action at Tukwila’s Starfire: See the slide Show

Excitement reined Sept. 1 at Tukwila's Starfire Complex, as the Seattle Sounders beat Chivas USA 3-1 to advance to the finals in the US Open Cup tournament. See the slide show, and watch for an upcoming story from the Tukwila Reporter.

  • Sep 2, 2010

Tukwila Days bounces into town: Slide Show

With balmy temperatures and clear weather, Tukwila Days went off without a hitch Aug. 21 from the Tukwila Community Center. A community staple since the 1970s, Tukwila Days has been drawing crowds to town for decades, and the Aug. 21 event was just as popular as always.

‘Princess and the Frog’ to play in Summer Outdoor Cinema Series at Tukwila Community Center

Walt Disney's "Princes and the Frog" (PG) is the final movie in the Summer Outdoor Cinema Series at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S. Free, but food donation for the Tukwila Food Pantry suggested. Lawn opens at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 20.

  • Aug 19, 2010

Family Scrabble Game Night in Tukwila

The Family Scrabble Game Night is a fun and innovative way for kids to develop vocabulary, spelling, math and spatial relation skills. It's 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1, at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S. Fee is $3 per person.

  • Aug 19, 2010

Celebrate the opening of Duwamish Hill Preserve on Sept. 18

The City of Tukwila, Cascade Land Conservancy and the Friends of the Hill will celebrate the opening of the Duwamish Hill Preserve on Sept. 18. The new park is a unique 8.6-acre cultural and ecological preserve along the Duwamish River. The event is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and will include tours of the Hill and other activities, as well as a barbecue. RSVP by Sept. 10 to

  • Aug 18, 2010

Tukwila Parks youth basketball league being offered

Registration begins Sept. 1 for the Youth/Teen Basketball League, provided by the Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department. Practices begin Nov. 29 for grades K-12. Tukwila residents qualify for a reduced fee. Qualified coaches are needed to volunteer for approximately 6 hours aweek. Team sponsorships are also available starting at $250 per team. For more information, contact Tukwila Community Center at 206-768-2822.

  • Aug 18, 2010

Before and after school programs being offered by City of Tukwila

Before and after school programs are being offered by the City of Tukwila. The Early Birds Before School Program is every morning with games, projects, movies and more beginning at 6:30 a.m. A.S.A.P. After School Program includes games, crafts, homework help, music, fun, and at least 30 minutes of physical activities. A.S.A.P. runs until 6 p.m. Both programs are offered Monday – Friday on a monthly basis for grades K – 6 and follow the Tukwila School District calendar. Transportation to and from Tukwila schools and the program site ares provided by the Tukwila School District. Tukwila residents qualify for a reduced fee.

  • Aug 18, 2010

Vogan to play at Tukwila concert series Aug. 20

Brian Vogan, a songwriter, performer and childhood music educator, performs at the Peanut Butter and Jam Noontime Concert Series, Tukwila Community Center by Spray Park, 12424 42nd Ave. S. Noon Aug. 20.

  • Aug 18, 2010

Tukwila beats the summer heat – Slide show and invitation to send us your photos

The Tukwila Reporter wants to share your photos! Do you have a one-of-a-kind photo of something happening Tukwila? How about a winning play in your child's sporting event? We can help you share your best work with other Tukwila readers.

  • Aug 17, 2010