Opinion

Reflecting on the first month of school | Tukwila School District

We have finished our first month of the fall semester and reflect…

 

Building on support from voters: 2004 capital bond progress | KCLS

Thirteen years ago, the King County Library System embarked on an ambitious,…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

 

Business, development opportunities abound in Tukwila | CHUCK PARRISH

Good things are coming to the business sector of Tukwila. Here are…

 

Questioning candidate’s sign placement | Letter to the editor

Am I the only person in the city who has noticed that…

  • Oct 20th, 2017

Zak Idan is rooted in city | Letter to the editor

The first time I met Zak Idan, candidate for Tukwila City Council…

  • Oct 17th, 2017

City Council needs to examine contract policies | Letter to the editor

Our fine little city seemingly cruises along with grace and determination without…

  • Oct 17th, 2017

Examine the tactics of political campaigns | Chuck Parrish

More inside politics. Last month, I wrote about the plethora of complaints…

King County Library System provides lifelong learning opportunities

Most of us who love libraries share a simple philosophy: Never stop…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

New school year brings changes to Tukwila School District | Commentary – Judith Berry

The school district is up and running, and we are excited that…

Martinez top choice for City Council | Letter to the editor

Our City Council election is just around the corner and we know…

  • Oct 5th, 2017

City Council should study Tukwila International Boulevard before making | Letter to the editor

It’s apparent the City Council, mayor and the city are pushing hard…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Students, teachers, community prepare for a new school year | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

School is just around the corner. This time of year, parents are…

Partisan politics, money at play, even in local races | Chuck Parrish

Let’s talk “inside” politics for a moment. The Democratic and Republican parties…

A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in our changing county | Stephen A. Smith

Anyone who has visited the 48 libraries in the King County Library…

  • Aug 14th, 2017

King County Library System: looking toward the future | Stephen A. Smith

Over the past year and a half, the King County Library System…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

School district works to balance budget in trying times | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Our legislators have been given the task to fully fund education as…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Qualifications matter when it comes to candidates | Chuck Parrish

In the upcoming August primary, we will be voting to fill Tukwila…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Tukwila needs to take care of business | Letter to the editor

Tukwila city government needs to take care of business, such as water…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

To avoid fines, stay off cell phone while driving | Officer Victor Masters

You would be amazed how many times a Tukwila Police officer in…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Tukwila needs incentive contracts, budgets | Letter to the Editor

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

  • Jul 24th, 2017

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

Money and local politics | Letter to the Editor

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

  • Jul 24th, 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.…

  • Jul 24th, 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…

  • Jul 24th, 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…

  • Jul 24th, 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…

  • Jul 24th, 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