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Waste Management awards environmental grants to Tukwila School District projects

In honor of Earth Day, Waste Management and the city of Tukwila have awarded four grants to local students and teachers, totaling $3,000 for sustainability… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

 

Earth Day Celebration

The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) are teaming up with others to commemorate Earth Day.

  • Apr 20, 2018

 

King County has filed two complaints against the department of Health and Human Services after the department announced in 2017 the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program would end two years early, affecting sex education programs around the country.

King County sues to continue sex-ed study

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services canceled a teen pregnancy prevention program grant two years early, affecting King County’s research into how effective its widely used sex education program is.

  • Apr 19, 2018

 

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

KCSARC launches campaign to end sexual violence

Tukwila and other South King County cities recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

A male with no shirt was observed standing on the banks of the Green River|Police Blotter

The following blotter entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook: Tuesday, April 10 Stolen Vehicle 15000 block 42nd Ave: A resident reported that… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

KeyBank announces a $300,000 grant

The grant supports the expansion of Neighborhood House’s Student and Family Stability Initiative to Tukwila School District.

  • Apr 13, 2018

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

King County increased the pet adoption rate by a record 20 percent in a single year

Regional Animal Services of King County — which has dramatically increased the pet-save rate in recent years — set a new record for adoptions last year.

  • Apr 12, 2018
Councilmembers are joined by John Sheller, the Government Relations Manager for the King County Library System, after the Council declared April 8-14 as “National Library Week” in King County. Submitted photo.

King County Council recognizes National Library Week

National Library Week is a celebration of the facilities that play a role in educating the public.

  • Apr 11, 2018
Councilmembers are joined by John Sheller, the Government Relations Manager for the King County Library System, after the Council declared April 8-14 as “National Library Week” in King County. Submitted photo.

Seattle Foundation’s Resilience Fund addresses urgent community needs

There will be a public information session on April 24 at the Tukwila Community Center for those who are interested.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Popular transit service to the Issaquah Alps returns with locations in Seattle and more trailhead options

A popular public-private partnership that provides direct transit service to hiking destinations Issaquah Alps will return April 21 with expanded service from Seattle to more trailheads.

  • Apr 6, 2018
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Homeless riders rack up RapidRide fare fines

A recent report shows that they make up a quarter of all recent citations. Metro says that it will review its system to account for bus riders who can not pay.

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikimedia

King County seeks citizens to serve on panel overseeing open space acquisition, protection

Two positions are open on the King County Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee, which helps the County Council and County Executive make decisions on open space acquisition or preservation.

  • Apr 5, 2018

Executive Constantine at State of the County: ‘We are not only embracing change. We are leading it’

In his annual State of the County address, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a series of changes and reforms to increase services and make regional government work better for the 2.2 million residents of King County.

  • Apr 4, 2018
Photo from the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook.

Gambling commission agents break up loansharking and money laundering

The Washington State Gambling Commission arrested two people for loansharking at the Macau Casino in Tukwila.

  • Mar 30, 2018
Photo from the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook.

King County Elections Director requests funding to provide ballots with prepaid postage

King County Elections is requesting funds from the County Council to provide all voters with mail-in ballots that have prepaid postage starting this year.

  • Mar 30, 2018

Man hit by vehicle late Wednesday

A 20-year-old man from Renton was injured late Wednesday evening in a three car collision. The incident occurred on the northbound Interstate 5 exit to… Continue reading

Units from Tukwila Fire responded to a Kent fire

A fire broke out in an apartment in Kent on Friday evening.

  • Mar 27, 2018