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Tukwila School Board repeals open collective bargaining resolution

Board members say they will find others ways to increase transparency.

 

Undocumented man detained after calling 911 for help

The community outcry continues for the man who called 911 for help but was detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and currently faces possible deportation.

 

Fain hosts South King County leaders at the Capitol

In one of his longest running Senate traditions, Sen. Joe Fain hosted the Leadership Institute of South Puget Sound at the state Capitol for the eighth consecutive year.

  • Feb 15, 2018

 

Competitive grants from King County will help community organizations in unincorporated areas

The following is a press release from King County. King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced 65 volunteer-led community events and projects that will be… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2018

Elderly woman dead from fire in Tukwila

A fire was called into the Tukwila Fire Department at 8:07 a.m. According to Marty Grisham, Tukwila’s emergency manager, the fire took place at an… Continue reading

King County, Seattle Foundation partner with 27 nonprofits

New partnerships funded by King County and Seattle Foundation will help address the startling racial inequities in the region.

  • Feb 6, 2018
Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Program before lawmakers could strengthen mental health crisis response

A proposed pilot project would partner mental health professionals and local law enforcement officers on calls that involve a mental health crisis.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings
US Air Force U-2 pilot Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett. Courtesy photo

Air Force U-2 pilot to deliver speech at the Museum of Flight

The following is a press release from The Museum of Flight. US Air Force U-2 pilot Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett will deliver an inspiring and… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2018
US Air Force U-2 pilot Maj. Kristofer W. Duckett. Courtesy photo

Council approves creation of Immigrant and Refugee Commission

The following is a press release from King County. In 2016, the Metropolitan King County Council accepted the recommendations of King County’s Immigrant and Refugee… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Tukwila School Board reconsiders conducting collective bargaining in open meetings

Board expected to vote on resolution at Feb. 13 meeting.

King County Water District 125 first to receive Stewardship Award

The following is a press release from King County Water District 125. King County Water District 125 has received 2017 Stewardship Award from the State… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2018

37-year-old man charged in stabbing death of his cousin

Investigators allege Rosalio Ramos-Ramos attempted to dismember the victim and put his body in a suitcase.

Saguil takes on new role as school resource officer at Foster High School

Tukwila Police Officer Charles Saguil hopes to bridge the gap between law enforcement and youth in his new role as the school resource officer at… Continue reading

City works to remove barriers to internet access

Recently launched pilot program provides free Wi-Fi around South 144th Street.

First students enroll in Impact Puget Sound Elementary

Tukwila’s first charter school will begin serving kindergarteners and first-graders in August.

Suspect arrested after human remains found in Tukwila

Major Crime Unit is investigating the case as a homicide.

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to combat human trafficking

Enhanced training and public awareness will be part of the program.

Suspicious item at bus stop identified as rice cooker | UPDATE

Southcenter Boulevard has re-opened to traffic.

Tukwila seeks applicants for new Port of Seattle community committee

Residents interested in serving on SEA Stakeholder Advisory Round Table need to apply by Jan. 22.