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Fighting homelessness begins with compassion | Editor's note

  • May 21, 2016 at 8:00AM

It is possible to make homelessness rare, brief and one-time in King County – including Tukwila – the goal of All Home, which once was called the Committee to End Homelessness.

 

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Tukwila takes action to help the homeless | Supt. Nancy Coogan

  • May 21, 2016 at 7:00AM

Housing instability doesn’t happen to faceless strangers, it happens to families like yours and mine. And no student is “homeless” in the sense of an unshakeable characteristic; rather, they experience “homelessness” for a period of time.

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.

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.

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