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What's chipping away at your health? | Editor's note

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is developing an innovative initiative called Healthy Tukwila. It’s bringing attention to the ill effects that sugar and sugary drinks have on our health. You’ll see some changes in what’s available at the vending machines at the Tukwila Community Center and at other city facilities.

 

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Making a healthy start in life in Tukwila's schools | Supt. Nancy Coogan

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 7:00AM

Our graduates need to leave fully equipped to take responsibility for their own well-being and success, a cornerstone of which is a healthy lifestyle.

Replace city facilities, but how, when, where? | Chuck Parrish

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 10:43AM

Building new structures offers the opportunity to address these challenges and to make it so that departments that work in close cooperation with each other (court and police, for example) will be better situated to do so.

City of Tukwila, school district work together to benefit children | Commentary

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:00AM

Behind the scenes, the city and district are continuing to plan and collaborate together. We hold regular City Council/School Board meetings, executive-cabinet meetings, service-provider meetings, and safety/emergency-preparedness meetings. We discover many intersecting interests, opportunities, efficiencies, and resources when we are in the room together.

When to run for the hills when politicians speak | Chuck Parrish

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 8:00AM

If we hear single-issue messages or vague appealing principles, then we are being asked to join their side and don’t worry about the details.

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