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The Force is with the Museum of Flight on Star Wars Reads Day

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Museum of Flight welcomes friendly visitors from all galaxies, no matter how far, far away, as it participates in Disney… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Tukwila offers free CERT training

The City of Tukwila Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management are offering the FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at no charge starting… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Remembering Steve Mullet’s contributions to city’s history | Tukwila’s Story

The Tukwila Historical Society membership was saddened by the recent passing of longtime Tukwila icon, Steve Mullet.

  • Sep 19, 2017

Register for PICC’s Walk for the Babies

Pediatric Interim Care Center is seeking participants and donors for its annual Walk for the Babies – a 5-kilometer walkathon to raise money for the… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Tukwila Pool offers special events each month

Did you know that the Tukwila Pool offers fun-filled community events each month, year round? We sure do. Every third Saturday of the month from… Continue reading

Celebrate the return of Tukwila’s salmon on Sept. 23

The community is invited to celebrate the epic journey of the Green-Duwamish River salmon on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Tukwila’s Codiga Park. Tukwila Mayor Allan… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Don’t stop swimming, even as summer comes to an end | We’re All In!

Summer is almost over and school starts back up soon, but don’t forget that swim lessons go year-round at the Tukwila Pool. Being in the… Continue reading

Help wanted: State seeks volunteers to count people who bike and walk

Statewide partnership preparing for annual count Sept. 26-28

  • Aug 14, 2017

Museum of Flight cancels reception, lecture with astronaut/mountaineer Scott Paraszynski

The Museum of Flight has canceled a reception, lecture and book signing with Scott Parazynski, the only person to have flown in space and summited… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

11th annual Duwamish River Festival set for Aug. 26

The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Action Group will host its 11th annual Duwamish River Festival/Festival del Río Duwamish on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Duwamish Waterway… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2017

Touch-A-Truck provides hands-on look at big rigs, emergency equipment | PHOTO GALLERY

Sirens blared and horns honked at Westfield Southcenter last Saturday during Tukwila’s Touch-A-Truck safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair. During the event, children got to sit… Continue reading

Jet Blast Bash Festival brings fans to the Blue Angels flightline Aug. 5-6

The Museum of Flight’s annual Seafair weekend outdoor festival-by-the-flightline, Jet Blast Bash, offers fast planes, fast cars, music, food and beer with Seattle’s closest seats… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Program, book signing at Museum of Flight highlights solar eclipses

Author, astronomer, artist and professor Tyler Nordgren will discuss how different cultures interpret eclipses through accounts from a variety of ancient and modern scientists at… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Tukwila City Council, Police Department honor National Night Out Against Crime Poster Contest winners

The Tukwila City Council on July 24 honored the winners of the Police Department’s sixth annual Night Out Against Crime Poster Contest. Fifth-grade students at… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2017

Burien Library to host Climate Outloud panel on Saturday

Weed Warriors – a local Burien non-profit, Humanities Washington and the King County Library System will host Climate Outloud, a facilitated discussion about the relationship… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 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 Tukwila Pool. We offer morning and evening weekday classes and Saturday and Sunday… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

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 21, 2017

Teen paints mural at Tukwila Pool for Girl Scout project

Patrons of the Tukwila Pool may have noticed a new mural greeting them as they enter the facility. On June 17, Beth Tuschhoff, 18, of… Continue reading

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 22, 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 20, 2017
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