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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
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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.

A modern fairytale with a twist

He did it on one knee. One knee, with a nervous grin on his face and a velvet box in his shaking hands, asking you… Continue reading

Animal oxygen masks donated to Tukwila Fire

The masks fit animals of all sizes to protect them in an emergency.

Read the first two books before tackling ‘Banished’

Well, look at you. And you do — ten times a day, there in the mirror, brushing your teeth, doing makeup and hair. Look at… Continue reading

Join EarthCorp to help Tukwila’s environment

EarthCorps has been working with Green Tukwila for several years now.

  • Feb 13, 2018

BECU grant program

BECU is offering a new grant program for first-time home buyers.

  • Feb 12, 2018
Local business partners load donated food items into the SnackPack mobile. About 220 homeless students in the Tukwila School District receive weekend meals from the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program every Friday throughout the school year. (PRNewsfoto/Inspirus Credit Union)

Helping homeless Tukwila students get meals

The following is a press release from inspirus credit union. According to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, nearly 40,000 students across Washington State… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018
Local business partners load donated food items into the SnackPack mobile. About 220 homeless students in the Tukwila School District receive weekend meals from the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program every Friday throughout the school year. (PRNewsfoto/Inspirus Credit Union)
The finishing touches are cemented in shape on a Popsicle stick bridge. Photos Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

A happy haven for young engineering geeks

The following is a press release from The Museum of Flight. On Feb. 10 two free, perennial events provide a wonderland and a haven for… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018
The finishing touches are cemented in shape on a Popsicle stick bridge. Photos Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Number 3 at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

Panel of Flight Experts Looks at All Perspectives of Aviation Safety

The following is a press release from The Museum of Flight. The subject of commercial aviation safety will be discussed from the perspective of expert… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Number 3 at The Museum of Flight. Ted Huetter/The Museum of Flight.

It may take time to sink into but ‘How to Stop Time’ is worth the read

The big hand is on the “12.” And the little hand is, well, you’ve known how to tell time since you were small. It’s something… Continue reading

Free class on soil and plants scheduled for Feb. 10

Natural Yard Care is hosting the event 10 a.m. at King County South Treatment Plant.

  • Feb 2, 2018

Effects of seasonal affective disorder can last up to six months

The disorder is generally more common in women and in those older than 20 years old, according to Dr. Shannon Markegard.

With help from ‘The Grumpy Gardener,’ you can prepare for spring | The Bookworm

Normally, you’d never allow it. Holes in your yard? No way! Trenches near your garage? Nuh-uh, except in the spring, when you start thinking about… Continue reading