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New Art Market at the annual Waterland Festival

Waterland Festival adds Art in the Park to this year’s lineup. Other festival activities include the Des Moines Farmers Market, Wheels and Keels Classic Car and Wooden Boat Show, the annual Seafair Waterland Parade and Children’s Carnival.

  • Jul 3, 2018

Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

4th at the Fort

The Tukwila family event, 4th at the Fort, will take place at Fort Dent Park starting at 4 p.m.

Dunn applauds House passage of Mountains to Sound Greenway Heritage Act

If passed by the US Senate and signed by the president, there would be a designated stretch of 1.5 million acres between Seattle and Central Washington that would be considered a National Heritage Area.

  • Jun 26, 2018

King County seeks applicants to fill openings on Rural Forest Commission

Three positions are open on the King County Rural Forest Commission, the county’s volunteer advisory group on policies and programs affecting rural forests.

  • Jun 23, 2018

A Sammamish man died following crash on SR 518

A 35-year-old male from Sammamish died from his injuries following a late night crash on east bound state Route 518. The crash occurred shortly before… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

Career fair at SHAG Tuesday in Tukwila

A variety of open positions are available, bring your resume and references.

  • Jun 22, 2018
Hotel Interurban/Airmark Apartments can be seen in the background of the Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge. Photo by Kayse Angel

Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge now open

A three-in-one celebration took place today at 10 a.m.

Hotel Interurban/Airmark Apartments can be seen in the background of the Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge. Photo by Kayse Angel
After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County executive proposes $100 million affordable housing bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

Attempted Mail Theft|Police Blotter

The following police blotter entries were taken from the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook page. Wednesday, June 13 Attempted Mail Theft: 200 block Andover Park West… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018
Southcenter Mall in 1969, just one year after it opened. Photo pulled from Southcenter District 50th’s Facebook page.

Southcenter celebrating its 50th anniversary

The Southcenter Mall in Tukwila first opened in July of 1968 and has come along way since.

Southcenter Mall in 1969, just one year after it opened. Photo pulled from Southcenter District 50th’s Facebook page.

One shot and killed in SeaTac

On June 15, a front desk clerk at the American’s Best Value Inn, was shot and died from his injuries.

  • Jun 18, 2018

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

Washington Department of Licensing takes steps to comply with Real ID Act

Enhanced license required for domestic flights in 2020

  • Jun 15, 2018
An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link
A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

Introducing Primarily Washington, a new education resource

A new gateway for Washington students to discover and learn from primary sources documenting Washington history is now live.

  • Jun 11, 2018

Metro’s $2.75 simple fare takes effect July 1

Riders will no longer pay additional surcharges for zones or travel during peak commute hours.

  • Jun 7, 2018
Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Sound Transit faces $240 million class-action lawsuit

An Auburn lawmaker has organized a suit that claims the new car tab taxes are unconstitutional.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Authorities target violent drug traffickers in series of Puget Sound busts

More than 80 “drug dealing conspirators” have been arrested over the past four months.