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This building was built in 1969 as a service center for State Farm Insurance and offices for Andover Commercial Real Estate. The Andover Industrial Park was started in 1963 and is now seeing changes in usage with the recent development of the Hotel Interurban. Also the completion of the footbridge over the Green River giving access to the Sounder train station will have even more influence in Tukwila’s growth. Photo credit to Louise Jones-Brown, President/Tukwila Historical Society.

Andover changing — from pastures to high rises

By Louise Jones-Brown President, Tukwila Historical Society The Tukwila Historical Society has located a collection of aerial photos in our archives that show the property… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2018
This building was built in 1969 as a service center for State Farm Insurance and offices for Andover Commercial Real Estate. The Andover Industrial Park was started in 1963 and is now seeing changes in usage with the recent development of the Hotel Interurban. Also the completion of the footbridge over the Green River giving access to the Sounder train station will have even more influence in Tukwila’s growth. Photo credit to Louise Jones-Brown, President/Tukwila Historical Society.

Past the gushing, gruesome details ‘The Trauma Cleaner’ is worth a read

Wash your hands thoroughly. That’s good advice, no matter where you are. At the risk of sounding germophobic, you never know what lurked on that… Continue reading

‘They Lost Their Heads’ should help answer your questions

Your neck bone’s connected to your back bone. And that’s a good thing. You want to be the most together person around, in more ways… Continue reading

Redefining senior housing for the new retiree generation

New Acronym, Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations, kicks off 30th anniversary with a new vision

  • Apr 3, 2018

New off-leash dog park opens at Crestview Park

Because of popular requests from the community, Tukwila opened a dog park.

Sometimes to have faith, all you need is to believe

Today, you are feeling secure. The world’s woes don’t worry you this day. You know that you’ll want for nothing and that everything will turn… Continue reading

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Developer gives back to local salmon habitat

Since 1999, Sabey Corp. employees have managed a small salmon hatchery at the company’s Tukwila campus.

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If you could turn back time, would you?

If you could, would you take it all back? Every misunderstanding, cross word, and cold shoulder, erased. Time wasted, retrieved. Hurtful situations never happened. Would… Continue reading

This aerial image of Andover Industrial Park in 1967. Submitted photo

In 1958, region’s publications took note of city’s growth plans

Our research on the city of Tukwila during the 1950s has unearthed many interesting articles and stories of our growing town. The news of development… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2018
This aerial image of Andover Industrial Park in 1967. Submitted photo
Photos by Kayse Angel

Coffee with a Cop

The Tukwila Police Department went to Starbucks to talk with the community in a relaxed setting.

Photos by Kayse Angel

This St. Paddy’s Day, don’t rely on luck

Remembering Steven, 27 years later.

  • Mar 15, 2018

While focusing on athletic endurance, this book also relates to everyday life

You need a shave. It’s been awhile and, though you’ve been grooming and growing, you’re long overdue – so, maybe just a little off the… Continue reading

Photo from AMC Theatres website.

Dolby Cinema at AMC redefines the movie-going experience at AMC Southcenter

Guests in the Tukwila area can enjoy Dolby Cinema at AMC’s spectacular imaging, moving sound, and comfortable recliner seating.

  • Mar 12, 2018
Photo from AMC Theatres website.

2017 Tukwila Business Recycler winners

There were two winners for the 2017 year, Cascade View Elementary School and a business called Jeld-Wen.

  • Mar 8, 2018

We often believe bad things only happen to others

It could never happen to you. Other people have problems. They don’t plan, they don’t act, they aren’t paying attention and that leads to issues… Continue reading

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King County Library System’s Tukwila Library Nominated for Environmental Leadership

Tukwila Library was selected as a finalist for a 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award by the conservation organization, Sustainable Seattle.

  • Mar 5, 2018
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‘The Group’ is a must-read, valuable resource

‘Til death do you part. Did those words give you pause when you said them in front of an officiate and a handful of friends… Continue reading

jcoco chocolate unveils new Seattle tastemakers collaboration

Influential culinary talent from around the Northwest partner with celebrated chocolatier to launch line of inspired flavors.

  • Feb 26, 2018
Doug Sharkey, left and Chet Blum, catching their breath toward the end of 50 yard sprint series. Courtesy photo

The local engineer who swam 1,000 miles last year

On Dec. 28, 2017, Boeing engineer Chet Blum of Kent completed 1,000 miles of swimming over the course of one year. Tukwila Pool lifeguards and… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018
Doug Sharkey, left and Chet Blum, catching their breath toward the end of 50 yard sprint series. Courtesy photo

Tukwila police chief’s background as immigrant gives him unique perspective

Bruce Linton is the department’s 24th leader.