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City of Tukwila buys third TIB motel, works on financing package

The Boulevard Motel on Tukwila International Boulevard was seized in August 2013. - Tukwila Reporter file photo/2013
  • Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 28, 2014 at 4:41PM

The City of Tukwila purchased the final motel, the Boulevard, on Monday for nearly $1.1 million, the same day the City Council, meeting as the Committee of the Whole, agreed to move forward with a $6.1 million financing plan to buy up to seven properties along the Boulevard. NOTE: The City Council meets Sept 2. An earlier version of this story had the incorrect date.

 

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Renton Police recover 200 cans of baby formula headed for Vietnam's black market

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 3:42PM

Renton Police recovered more than 200 cans of baby formula destined for the black market in Vietnam Thursday morning, following a year-long investigation.

State to open Off-the-Grid Trail on Tiger Mountain Saturday

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:45PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will open a new trail for mountain bikes this Saturday, Aug. 30, in Tiger Mountain State Forest. The addition of the 2.5-mile-long Off-the-Grid Trail increases the forest’s mountain bike trail system to approximately 15 miles.

'Normalcy' returns to Seattle commute with reopening of SR 99

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:19PM

Seattle drivers, bus riders and bicyclists welcomed back their normal weekday commutes Wednesdayafter crews reopened State Route 99 near South Lake Union at 4 a.m.

Chemical odor in SeaTac hotel sends 13 people to hospitals

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 3:00PM

The six-story Coast Gateway Hotel on International Boulevard in SeaTac was evacuated Monday afternoon after employees and guests complained of a "chemical" odor on the fourth floor, which caused respiratory distress and coughing.

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