Opinion

Celebrate the Class of 2017 | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Congratulations to Foster High’s Class of 2017! On June 16, we had…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

 

Summer reading: Relax, learn and have fun | KCLS

It seemed like winter was longer than usual this year, but it’s…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

 

Tukwila needs incentive contracts, budgets | Letter to the Editor

The city’s biennial budget does not appear to contain any incentive provisions…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

 

Money and local politics | Letter to the Editor

Before local election campaigns begin, I’d like to weigh in on the…

  • May 17th, 2017

Republicans target health care, taxes | Chuck Parrish

The House of Representatives just passed a terrible health care bill which…

Issues to consider during election season | Letter to the Editor

This is an election year. Here are some issues to consider: 1.…

  • May 16th, 2017

Festival previews new directions in libraries, digital content

Libraries have always been the place to turn to for information, ideas and inspiration.

  • May 16th, 2017

Waiting on education funding | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Five years and five months have passed since the Washington Supreme Court…

  • May 16th, 2017

Tukwila faces important issues this election | Letter to the Editor

This is an election year and four council seats are up for…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Homework for the Tukwila community | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Happy spring! We certainly are feeling the transition from winter to spring,…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Do you have what it takes to run for office? | Chuck Parrish

Are you thinking about running for city council or school board in…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Immigration laws exist for a reason | Letter to the editor

A sanctuary city is one that provides shelter to people who are…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Committed to serving Tukwila students | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Something important happened several weeks ago, and I want to assure the…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Excited about the possibilities for Tukwila International Boulevard | CHUCK PARRISH

Recently, I came away from a community meeting about as juiced as…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Let’s expand, not take away health care | GUEST OP

Going to the doctor or dentist isn’t many people’s favorite thing.

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Trying to comprehend Trump presidency | Chuck Parrish

Given the diverse makeup of our community, Tukwila is significantly affected by…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Tukwila City Council should spend revenues wisely | Letter to the editor

Budgeting is always about increasing expenditures, and revenue collections are up usually…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

King County Library System continues to serve so many | From the bookshelf

It’s hard to believe 2017 is already here. If you’re like me,…

Hard work results in clean audit for Tukwila School District | Nancy Coogan

The beginning of February has put me in mind of this humbling…

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Time to re-evaluate district’s technology use | Nancy Coogan

Happy 2017! Can you believe it’s the new year already? Like many…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Grateful for all Tukwila offers | Chuck Parrish

The city of Tukwila is developing a program to encourage our friends in the region to visit Tukwila and, in particular, our Southcenter area/Tukwila Urban Center (TUC).

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Make healthy changes in the new year | Guest Commentary

Many of us see the new year as an opportunity for a…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Top 10 ways to make KCLS a part of your holiday celebrations

The King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round.…

Holding on to optimism for president-elect | Chuck Parrish

There is a fight going on inside me. It is a struggle…

  • Dec 20th, 2016

Community support helps Tukwila students thrive | Nancy Coogan

As we come to the close of this calendar year, I want…

  • Dec 19th, 2016

Keep opinions local | Letter to the editor

I am disappointed with the article in the October issue “County voters…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Paying the price of drowsy driving |GUEST OPINION

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you…

Crime down on Tukwila International Boulevard | Chuck Parrish

Everyone wants to be safe. Each of us has to make our…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Tukwila’s public safety bond deserves support | Chuck Parrish

The Tukwila public safety Bond will be on the November ballot. The money will cover the construction of fire stations, necessary equipment and a justice center.

  • Oct 19th, 2016

Let your voice be heard this election | Editor’s Note

Election season is upon us. Ballots for the Nov. 8 general election should arrive in voters' mailboxes this week.

Let your voice be heard this election | Editor’s Note

Election season is upon us. Don’t forget to return your ballot.

Library supports your right to read whatever you choose | Gary Wasdin

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". "To Kill a Mockingbird". "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" …

  • Oct 19th, 2016

King County residents weigh in on presidential race | Election

Three local voters share their views on candidates for the next Commander in Chief.

  • Oct 18th, 2016

King County residents weigh in on presidential race | Election

Three local voters share their views on candidates for the next Commander in Chief.

  • Oct 18th, 2016

Tukwila city, school district invest in future together | Superintendent Nancy Coogan and Mayor Allan Ekberg

October is an exciting month. We not only celebrated Homecoming Week, Oct. 10 - 14 – with all its traditions – but we are also participating in DiscoverU, Oct. 17 - 21.

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Tukwila city, school district invest in future together | Superintendent Nancy Coogan and Mayor Allan Eckberg

October is an exciting month. We not only celebrated Homecoming Week, Oct. 10 - 14 – with all its traditions – but we are also participating in DiscoverU, Oct. 17 - 21.

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Back to school with your library | Guest Op

Summer's end has always been one of my most favorite times of year. I loved going back to school. It meant seeing my friends again and a fresh start with new teachers and new challenges.

  • Sep 21st, 2016

Tukwila schools prepare for SmartLabs, STEAM initiatives | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Imagine a typical classroom. Are you seeing rows of individual desks aligned toward a lecturing teacher at a blackboard in the front? OK, now erase that. Tukwila schools are aiming for a completely different type of learning environment, and we're taking a major step forward next month when we begin piloting SmartLabs.

Consider candidates carefully as presidential campaign season picks up | Chuck Parrish

It is the post-Labor Day presidential campaign season.

  • Sep 20th, 2016

Thank you, teachers | Editor’s note

The beginning of a new school year is just around the corner.