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AG Ferguson proposes bipartisan bill to end Washington’s death penalty

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday proposed bipartisan legislation to abolish…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

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Kent man dies in I-405 crash in Tukwila

A 35-year-old Kent man died in a two-vehicle crash on Friday night…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

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Stuff the Bus food drive set for Jan. 14

A Stuff the Bus community food drive to benefit the Tukwila Weekend…

 

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Community meeting on Jan. 19 will discuss Tukwila school projects

The Tukwila School District and the city of Tukwila will co-host a…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Ride the Sounder train to Seahawks playoff game on Saturday

Sound Transit will operate special game day Sounder train service, including two…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Tech engineer arrested in underage sex sting in Tukwila

An engineer from a California-based tech company was arrested in a sex…

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State fire marshal offers New Year’s safety tips

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together.…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Donate blood this holiday season

Bloodworks Northwest is urging people to give blood and platelets this holiday…

  • Dec 21st, 2016
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Spirit of Giving provides Tukwila families in need with a memorable holiday

The second week of December the racquetball courts at the Tukwila Community…

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Tukwila begins work on public safety projects

After receiving approval from voters on a $77 million public safety bond…

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Tukwila Police participate in DUI patrols during holiday season

Law enforcement agencies across the state – including the Tukwila Police Department…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Tukwila Police officers honored with Meritorious Service Award

Three Tukwila Police officers were given the department’s Meritorious Service Award at…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Bullet strikes BECU building in Tukwila

Tukwila Police responded to a report of gunshots fired at BECU, 12770…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Tukwila School District cancels after-school activities, athletics for Thursday

The Tukwila School District canceled all after-school activities and athletic for Thursday,…

  • Dec 8th, 2016
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Fans invited to send-off celebration for MLS Cup-bound Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Sports in Tukwila

Seattle Sounders FC fans are invited to send the MLS (Major League…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Burien woman killed in accident on West Valley Highway Tukwila

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with a two-vehicle accident that…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Tukwila public safety bond passes

Tukwila residents approved a $77 million public safety bond measure. The King…

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Tukwila man wins $240,000 Hit 5 jackpot

A Tukwila man purchased $85 worth of steaks after winning $240,000 from…

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Boeing to move 1,000 jobs from Kent to Tukwila

Boeing plans to move 1,000 positions from its Kent site to Tukwila…

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Tukwila firefighters distribute coats through Operation Warm

Kindergarten students at Cascade View and Thorndyke elementary schools can keep warm…

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Tukwila SnackPack Program gets new van to help serve students in need

The Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program has a new set of wheels, making…

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ST3 will add second light rail station in Tukwila

Voters are approving higher taxes for more mass transit. The $54 billion…

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Sheriff’s Office searches in Tukwila for remains in Green River case

The King County Sheriff’s Office, Major Crimes Unit, in conjunction with King…

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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Incumbent state representatives, senator for Tukwila retain seats

Voters in the 11th Legislative District, which includes Tukwila, voted to return…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Tukwila public safety bond lead continues to grow | UPDATE

Tukwila city officials were cautiously optimistic about the passage of a $77…

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Voters approving ST3 measure to expand mass transit

Voters are approving higher taxes for more mass transit. The $54 billion…

  • Nov 8th, 2016
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Mock Election nearly breaks turnout record: Clinton is the winner

Washington’s adult voters apparently aren’t the only ones energized by the white-hot…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Readers, we have a new look

If you are getting your first look at the new design of…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Temporary ballot drop box available at Foster Library on Friday

Although there are no election drop boxes in Tukwila, voters will have…

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Former Tukwila police officer pleads guilty to violating civil rights of detained man

A former Tukwila and Snoqualmie police officer pleaded guilty on Nov. 2…

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Windows of this black Nissan four-door sedan were broken during a robbery on Tuesday at the northbound Interstate 5 on-ramp from South 188th St. in SeaTac. Masked suspects took more than $400

Sheriff’s Office looks for suspects in diamond robbery in SeaTac

Two diamond couriers from Hong Kong were robbed of more than $400,000 worth of diamonds in SeaTac on Tuesday.

  • Oct 27th, 2016
Windows of this black Nissan four-door sedan were broken during a robbery on Tuesday at the northbound Interstate 5 on-ramp from South 188th St. in SeaTac. Masked suspects took more than $400
Tom Meyer will recite the book of Revelation from memory at Southcenter Community Baptist Church in Tukwila on Sunday. Courtesy Photo

Man will recite book of Revelation from memory in Tukwila on Sunday

Tom Meyer, who dramatically quotes 20 complete books of the Bible from memory, will recite the entire book of Revelation at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, at Southcenter Community Baptist Church, 14742 Macadam Road S. in Tukwila.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
Tom Meyer will recite the book of Revelation from memory at Southcenter Community Baptist Church in Tukwila on Sunday. Courtesy Photo
The Museum of Flight transforms to the Museum of Fright on Sunday

Halloween events planned in, near Tukwila

As Halloween approaches, a number of events are planned in Tukwila and nearby.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
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Keep your pet safe on Halloween

Halloween is "spook-tacular" for kids of all ages, but the holiday can be pretty scary for pets.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
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The Seattle/King County Clinic at the Seattle Center will provide free dental care from Oct. 27-30.

Clinic provides free dental, medical, vision care

The Washington Dental Service Foundation (WDSF) will join nearly 3,800 volunteers and organizations to deliver an estimated $3.5 million worth of free care this week at the Seattle/King County Clinic at the Seattle Center.

  • Oct 26th, 2016
The Seattle/King County Clinic at the Seattle Center will provide free dental care from Oct. 27-30.
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Tukwila Police look for answers in Monday’s shooting

Tukwila Police on Tuesday were searching for answers in shooting in the city's Allentown neighborhood on Monday.

Police gather around the Mobile Command Center set up the Tukwila Community Center following a shooting in the city’s Allentown neighborhood on Monday. Heidi Sanders/Tukwila Reporter
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Tukwila Police look for answers in Monday’s shooting

Tukwila Police on Tuesday were searching for answers in shooting in the city’s Allentown neighborhood on Monday.

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Police vehicles surround the scene of a shooting in Tukwila’s Allentown neighborhood on Monday afternoon. Heidi Sanders/Tukwila Reporter

Tukwila man seriously injured in shooting on Monday

A Tukwila man received life threatening injuries in a shooting in the city's Allentown neighborhood on Monday.

Police vehicles surround the scene of a shooting in Tukwila’s Allentown neighborhood on Monday afternoon. Heidi Sanders/Tukwila Reporter
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Fight those extra holiday pounds at the Tukwila Pool | We’re All In!

With Halloween approaching fast and Thanksgiving right around the corner, feasting and candy eating will reach its pinnacle as the year winds to a close.

  • Oct 19th, 2016
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The City of Tukwila’s action in the late 1950s helped preserve the Duwamish River form industrial expansion. Courtesy Photo

City’s action saved upper Duwamish River | Tukwila’s Story

In the postwar years, Tukwila worked to preserve the Duwamish River from industrial expansion by halting the Port of Seattle's plans to further dredge the waterway. The entire reach of the Duwamish River might have looked extremely different if the port's plan had been achieved. Yet, during a time of emerging change it represented a turning point and the start of new growth to Tukwila.

  • Oct 19th, 2016
The City of Tukwila’s action in the late 1950s helped preserve the Duwamish River form industrial expansion. Courtesy Photo