Tukwila Department Employees of the Year 2010

Tukwila Department Employees of the Year 2010

Tukwila officials seek input about manufacturing, industrial area near East Marginal Way South

Tukwila city officials are looking for input about how to grow the economy in the city's manufacturing-industrial center in the East Marginal Way South vicinity.

  • Apr 7, 2011

BECU offers free paper shredding and recycling event April 16 in Tukwila

BECU is sponsoring a free shredding day Saturday, April 16 in Tukwila where you can safely destroy your documents containing sensitive and personal information.

  • Apr 6, 2011

Himawari Japanese preschool charity bazaar April 16

The Himawari Japanese Preschool is hosting a charity bazaar from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16 to support earthquake-ravished Japan.

  • Apr 6, 2011

Murder trial starts for man accused of shooting man at Tukwila motel in 2009

The murder trial started Monday in Seattle for a 30-year-old man accused of shooting another man in 2009 at a Tukwila motel. King County prosecutors allege that Gary L. Lipsey shot Kevin Camacho, 24, on March 16, 2009 outside the Spruce Motel in the 14400 block of Pacific Highway South, also known as Tukwila International Boulevard.

Volunteers wanted to help save Tukwila Pool; organizational meeting set for April 9

Anyone who wants to volunteer to help save the Tukwila Pool is invited to attend an organizational meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 9 at Friendz Cafe, 12930 E Marginal Way S.

Coin show April 8-10 at Tukwila Community Center

The Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association will have its 62nd annual coin show April 8-10 at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S.

  • Apr 4, 2011

18 free tax preparation locations set up by United Way of King County

United Way of King County is reporting lower than usual volume and wait times at its 18 free tax preparation locations. The program is designed to help low and middle-income families prepare their income tax forms, take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax credits while avoiding fees associated with commercial preparers.

  • Apr 3, 2011

Trying to remember how to have fun | Living with Gleigh

I have forgotten how to have fun. It’s rather pathetic, but I realized the other day I struggle to have fun in my every day life. I was contemplating my inability to have fun and thinking of all the times I’ve had fun: partying in my 20’s, dating, getting married, delighting in my little kids, watching them discover the world. It was somewhere in the “delighting in my little kids” when I think I stopped having fun.

New safety regulations from the American Academy of Pediatrics for car seats

Parents and even grandparents of children who ride in car seats should take note of new safety recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. With potentially life-saving implications, the new policy, published in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics, says toddlers should ride in rear-facing car seats until age 2 or until they reach the maximum height and weight for their seat.

  • Apr 3, 2011

Taking steps to prepare for a disaster | King County Office of Emergency Management

April is Disaster Preparedness Month and the King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges citizens to take simple steps to prepare for earthquakes, floods, man-made disasters and other emergencies. “We can’t stop disasters from happening, but we can prepare to survive them,” says OEM Director Hillman Mitchell. “Now is a perfect time to think about what you would do if a large disaster were to strike our region."

  • Apr 2, 2011

Funeral for Riley McCarthy, who died in avalanche, is Saturday at Foster High

The funeral for 20-year-old Riley McCarthy of Tukwila, who died in an avalanche on Stevens Pass late Sunday afternoon, is Saturday at Foster High School. Riley, a 2009 graduate of Foster, is the son of John and Peggy McCarthy. Peggy McCarthy is the deputy finance manager for the City of Tukwila.

Street construction underway by Southcenter Mall in Tukwila

Crews have started street construction work in Tukwila to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along Southcenter Parkway, Strander Boulevard and Klickitat Drive in the Westfield Southcenter Mall area.

  • Mar 30, 2011

Seniors battling it out in regional Wii bowling tournament in Tukwila

Teams of senior citizens from throughout South King County are competing this morning at the Tukwila Community Center for the glory of winning a regional… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2011

Seattle Thunderbirds drop Sumner as head coach after missing playoffs for second straight season

Rob Sumner is done as coach of the Seattle Thunderbirds hockey team. General Manager Russ Farwell announced Tuesday that Sumner's contract will not be renewed for the 2011-12 season. The T-Birds play at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

  • Mar 29, 2011

Chat with Tukwila City Councilwoman Joan Hernandez April 9

Tukwila City Council member Joan Hernandez will be available to chat with Tukwila residents about anything to do with the city.

  • Mar 28, 2011

4-H clubs dog show April 2 at Argus Ranch

Youths throughout King County will be showing their family dogs, mixed breed and purebred, Saturday April 2, at Argus Ranch for Dogs. Exhibitors coming from 4-H clubs located in Auburn, Woodinville, Redmond, Federal Way, Kirkland, Renton, Kent, Seattle and Enumclaw will have trained and cleaned their pet dogs and hope to qualify to show them at the Puyallup Fair in September.

  • Mar 27, 2011

Questions and answers about bullying | Dr. Manjinder Brar

Recent stories in the national news about several young people who committed suicide as a response to being bullied have raised alarm among communities and parents. We all want our children to be happy, safe and healthy. Here are some signs of bullying that parents can watch for and ways to intervene.

  • Mar 27, 2011

Earth Hour recognized by King County Saturday night by turning out lights

As part of a global call for action on climate change, King County will join hundreds of millions of people and tens of thousands of organizations by having its nonessential facilities go dark for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight, March 26.

  • Mar 26, 2011

Tukwila City Council to discuss forming a Pool Metropolitan Park District March 29

The Tukwila City Council will discuss the formation of a Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District at a Special Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at Council Chambers at City Hall, 6200 Southcenter Blvd.