Dean Radford

Tukwila park district commission to discuss budget, pool transition Thursday

The commissioners of the Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District will take public testimony Thursday (Nov. 13) on the district's tax levy, among other business during a busy evening.

Public to testify Monday on new Tukwila city budget, changes to current one

The public hearing specifically seeks comment on a 1 percent increase in the property tax levy, the 2015-2016 budget, the 2015-2020 Capital Improvement Program and amendments to the current two-year budget.

Odin Brewing Co. lands in Tukwila with tasting room; brewery comes later

The Norse god Odin gave mankind the gift of fermentation; now Odin Brewing Co. is giving Tukwila its first microbrewery, where in the next several months it will begin brewing its craft beer known in Washington, Idaho and British Columbia.

Tukwila’s state, federal representatives unchanged by general election

There was one open seat in Tukwila's Olympia delegation. Pramila Jayapal was easily outdistancing fellow Democrat Louis Watanabe to replace long-time state Sen. Adam Kline in the 37th District with 68 percent of the vote. Kline has retired.

Foster girls volleyball team to play in district playoffs Friday in Tacoma

A young Foster High girls volleyball team, headed into the district playoffs Friday, is already make plans for next season, says coach Brandi Travess.

Foster headed into football playoffs Friday, battered from hard-fought season

Foster's playoff run in District 2/3 begins at 7:15 p.m. Friday (Nov. 7) against Olympic High School at the Silverdale Stadium. Foster is sending a busload of fans to the game. It's Foster's the first playoff appearance since 2009.

Tukwila man gets nearly 11 years for vehicular homicide on SR 509

Christopher Wittman, 25, had been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana and was talking on his cell phone when he crashed his car through a fence and over an embankment onto Highway 509 north of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, according to prosecutors.

Tukwila community to preview Tukwila Village artwork Tuesday

SEEDarts of Seattle was hired by Tukwila Village's developer, Tukwila Village Development Associates, LLC, to coordinate artwork for the multi-use development on South 144th Street at Tukwila International Boulevard.

Lady Bulldogs finish soccer season with recognition of team seniors

The Foster High girls lost 8-1 to Renton High School Indians Tuesday night at Neudorf Stadium. The lone goal was scored by junior Elizabeth Reh in the 78th minute, following a goal-keeper deflection of a penalty kick.

Tukwila, neighbors plan joint response to Ebola

The effort is similar to the planning done when the potential increased for flooding along the Green River because of a weakened Howard Hanson Dam, according to Marty Grisham, Emergency Manager for the Tukwila Fire Department. "If it's going to impact one of us, it's going to impact all of us," he said.

Valley Medical Center preparing for possibility Ebola comes to South King County

Valley Medical Center is screening all patients for potential Ebola exposure coming to its clinics, the emergency room or hospital as it responds to the outbreak of the deadly disease in West Africa.

Foster cross-country runners to compete in district tournament Saturday

The 2A district meet at American Lake Golf Course in Lakewood will determine who moves on to the state tournament in Pasco Nov. 8. Shakila Omar and Elijah Hawkins have the best chances of making it to state, says their coach.

Tukwila park district executive director resigns

Jennafer Price Cargill of Tukwila was hired as the district's first executive director in January to oversee the operations of the pool and perform administrative duties for the district.

Park district to hold hearings Wednesday on 2015 budget for Tukwila Pool

The hearings begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Tukwila City Council Chambers, Tukwila City Hall, 6200 Southcenter Blvd., Tukwila.

Public can weigh in on $300 million Tukwila budget proposal on Nov. 10

The City Council will spend most of October and November reviewing the budget proposal, holding a public hearing on Nov. 10 at a Committee of the Whole meeting and then adopting the budget on Dec. 1.

Homeless man charged with first-degree assault in stabbing outside Westfield Mall

The arraignment for Joel Edward Payne is Oct. 27 at the Regional Justice Center in Kent. He's being held at the King County Jail in downtown Seattle on $150,000 bail.

‘Treasure’ Betty Gully is now a Foster Hall of Famer | Editor’s note

Betty Gully, who died in 2013, is unique. Tukwila has made her a “treasure” and now Foster will induct her into its Hall of Fame.

Foster Bulldogs in ‘cool position’ to control own destiny, says coach UPDATE: Foster 39, Highline 6

Tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. Foster is away against Highline, but after the Renton victory “we control our own destiny and that is a very cool position to be in,” said Foster Coach Matt Leonard about the playoffs.

Man stabbed outside Westfield Mall Friday evening during fight

A man was stabbed in the chest outside Westfield Mall Friday evening and his assailant was soon caught in a department store, according to the Tukwila Police Department.

Seattle man charged with first-degree assault in teen’s stabbing at Tukwila park

Arraignment for Adan Yusuf Ibrahim is 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. The 16-year-old boy was taken to Harborview Medical Center Oct. 1 with a life-threatening stab to the chest. He underwent surgery and has been released from the hospital

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