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Tukwila man sentenced to 20 years for images of child rape

Defendant also possessed other images of child sex abuse

  • Aug 2, 2018

Burn ban goes into effect today

The Department of Natural Resources put an outdoor burn ban into effect today in an attempt to help prevent wild fires.

  • Aug 2, 2018

One killed, one injured in Tukwila shooting Wednesday morning

Tukwila police believe this shooting is not random, the investigation is ongoing.

Courtesy photo from Washington State Patrol

Washington State Patrol asks that you not pet their K9s

State troopers who work throughout the Washington Ferry System would like to make it clear to community members to not pet or reach out to their K9 partners.

  • Jul 31, 2018
Courtesy photo from Washington State Patrol

Sound Transit expands parking permit program to solo drivers, more transit facilities

Up to 50 percent of spaces at highest-demand lots will be reserved for train, bus riders who use parking permits, according to Sound Transit.

  • Jul 27, 2018

Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer

Vehicle pursuit results in fellow officer hitting Moreno

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Teen driver is under investigation for murder in the death of Diego Moreno.

Kent Police, community mourn loss of decorated officer

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Photo by Kayse Angel

A community celebration for Tukwila

The Tukwila Village Community Celebration was a chance for everyone in the city to come and celebrate Tukwila Village, which has been in the work for decades.

Photo by Kayse Angel

Sounder trains to run for Saturday Sounders FC match, Sunday Mariners game

Sports fans can skip the traffic coming to Seattle this weekend by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains.

  • Jul 20, 2018

New taxpayer transparency tool launched in King County

The new tool will make it easier for citizens of King County to know how their property taxes are being invested and what portion is supporting, local, regional or statewide infrastructure and services, according to a press release.

  • Jul 19, 2018
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

Brief pursuit on International Boulevard|Police Blotter

The following blotter entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook: ^ Tuesday, July 10 Vehicle Pursuit: 14800 block Military Road An officer spotted… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018
Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Straw ban leaves disabled community feeling high and dry

Although disabled people are exempted from Seattle’s new law, the impacted community says that businesses haven’t gotten the message.

Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Over Felony Conviction

The Sheriff’s Office somehow missed his record of assault when hiring him in 2017.

Prepare now for wildfire smoke, unhealthy air quality

Officials encourage everyone in Washington to prepare now for smoky days with poor air quality.

  • Jul 12, 2018

WSDOT invites public comment on proposed I-405 improvements

These improvements will take place in the Tukwila to Bellevue vicinity.

  • Jul 6, 2018

Safe consumption part 3: The opposite of addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on controversial supervised consumption sites

Access to opioid addiction medication remains limited in King County

Patients in South King County and Eastside face bigger barriers to treatment

Submitted photo from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Alzheimer’s Association celebrates grand opening

The new office location in Tukwila opened on June 28.

  • Jul 5, 2018
Submitted photo from the Alzheimer’s Association.