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Tukwila mayor appoints new police chief

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg has appointed Bruce Linton to replace Mike Villa…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

 

180th Street Bridge in Tukwila closes for maintenance on Friday, Sept. 22

The Frank Zepp bridge, also known as the South 180th Street Bridge,…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

 

Port of Seattle files U.S. Supreme Court brief opposing travel ban

The Port of Seattle has filed an amicus brief with the United…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

 

Seattle Southside Chamber candidates night set for Sept. 27

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, which represents the businesses in communities…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Riverton Park United Methodist Church pastor joins Tukwila School Board

The Rev. Jan Bolerjack knows she has big shoes to fill in…

Interim Tukwila schools superintendent outlines plans for district

The Tukwila School Board recently appointed Judith Berry to lead the district,…

Sound Transit adds six light rail stations, including Tukwila, to street performer program

Sound Transit has expanded its street performer program from test sites at…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Tukwila City Councilman shares his story at Our Place in the March event

Young and old took turns to speak out against hate, bigotry and…

Elevator to ground level at Tukwila light rail station out of service Sept. 18-22

The ground-floor to mezzanine-level elevator at Tukwila International Boulevard Light Rail Station…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Homeless man charged with arson in Tukwila fires

The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged a 40-year-old homeless man…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

‘Salmon SEEson’ returns: Spot fish coming home to King County rivers and streams, including Duwamish

Native salmon – sockeye, chinook, coho and chum, kokanee and pink –…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Free outdoor recreation passes available for fourth graders, their families

It’s back to school time. And with the start of the new…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Paving, expansion joint replacement planned this weekend on northbound I-5 at Interurban Avenue, Duwamish River

Work on northbound Interstate 5 will create backups near the Southcenter area…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

American Lung Association warns of health harms from breathing smoky air

More than 25 wildfires continue to burn throughout the Pacific Northwest blanketing…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

School’s in session in Tukwila

Nearly 2,900 students in the Tukwila School District headed back to school…

Tukwila Fire crews extinguish tractor-trailer fire that spread to building, grass

A tractor-trailer fire in Tukwila on Monday evening spread to a nearby…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Tukwila Fire captains, firefighter help rescue, recovery efforts in Texas

Four members of the Tukwila Fire Department have deployed to Texas to…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Tukwila School District superintendent resigns

Deputy Superintendent Judy Berry has been appointed to fill interim role

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Rabid bat found at SeaTac’s Angle Lake Park

A rabid bat was found in Angle Lake Park in SeaTac near…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Additional south line Sounder train trips start Sept. 25

Sound Transit is adding two new round trips to its popular south…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over patrols to operate throughout holiday weekend

Each summer in Washington state, an average of 149 people die in…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Person of interest detained in stabbing at Tukwila Light Rail Station

Tukwila Police on Wednesday afternoon detained a person of interest in connection…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Tukwila Police officer, state trooper stop woman from jumping off overpass

A Tukwila Police officer and a Washington State Patrol trooper worked together…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Seattle Southside Chamber hosts Candidates Night, shares candidate questionnaires

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, which serves the Southwest King County…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Houston center cut off by flooding; Northwest donors urged to help

Bloodworks Northwest on Monday sent an emergency shipment of blood components to…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

College achievement lower for Latinos: New program at Highline College aims to increase enrollment, graduation

Only one-quarter of Hispanic/Latino students who graduated from high school in 2010…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Voters slightly prefer mailing ballots over drop boxes | King County Elections

King County Elections added 11 new ballot drop boxes – including one…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

King County executive proposes flat Metro bus fare of $2.75 for adults

Metro has one of the most complex fare structures in the nation,…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Lawsuit challenges county initiative to ban safe injection sites

A new lawsuit may eventually decide the fate of safe drug sites…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Thousands flock to Museum of Flight to view eclipse

Cheers and applause erupted from a crowd of a few thousand of…

Local events planned for eclipse

Looking for a place to view the solar eclipse? Local libraries and…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Donors needed as blood supply drops to emergency levels

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors today after supplies…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

King County initiative to ban safe injection sites qualifies for ballot

King County voters will get a chance - possibly on the November…

Tukwila School District hires new Foster High principal

As another school year approaches, Meg McGroarty is preparing for her role…

I-5 crews play catchup to finish rain-delayed work between Kent, Tukwila

Drivers should expect delays on northbound I-5 this weekend, Aug. 18-21

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Community invited to honor Steve Mullet on Aug. 27

Family came first for Steve Mullet, but Tukwila was a close second.…

Volunteers help give Tukwila Pantry new look

The Tukwila Pantry got a makeover last month with help from volunteers.…

Idan, Martinez advance to general election in Tukwila City Council race

The general election race for Tukwila City Council Position No. 5 is…

Goodwill to give teachers 35,000 free books Aug 26 to support critical need in Washington schools

To address the need for age appropriate books in elementary and middle…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Former Tukwila city administrator to lead King County’s zero youth detention efforts

King County Deputy Executive Rhonda Berry, a former Tukwila city administrator, will…

  • Aug 9th, 2017