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Tukwila pool district board to consider contracts for aquatics manager, executive director

The commissioners last month decided to hire David Perkins of Renton, who has about 25 years aquatics and recreation experience, as the aquatics manager to oversee pool operations and staff. The district's executive director is Jennafer Price Cargill.

15-year-old teen shot at Monday night in minimart parking lot on TIB

The teen had been "jumped" in the parking lot, where someone in a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala fired at him, according to Tukwila Police. The Impala tried to run him over.

Tukwila teenager suffers life-threatening knife wound in fight at Cascade View Park

A Tukwila teenager was stabbed in the chest late Wednesday afternoon, suffering a life-threatening wound, and his attacker was quickly apprehended, according to the Tukwila Police Department. UPDATE: He's in serious condition.

Tukwila firefighter remembered as ‘great man’ who mentored fellow firefighters, helped all

"We all lost someone very special this week. Jason loved to help people, whether at work or home. The love and continued support of the community and our fire service family is so evident to me, and is a strong testament to how many lives have been influenced by such a great man," Sandy Karwhite, wife of firefighter Jason Karwhite who was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday.

Man claiming to have knife robs Salal Credit Union in Tukwila Monday

The Salal Credit Union at the corner of Strander Boulevard and West Valley Highway was robbed of a "modest amount" of cash late Monday afternoon, according to the Tukwila Police Department.

Bulldogs lose a close one to Hazen, ready to take on Renton Friday

Next up for the Bulldogs is the 3-1 Renton Indians, at 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 3) at Foster, what Coach Matt Leonard calls a "huge game" for both teams.

Tukwila man, 33, shot, seriously wounded in home

A suspect, described as a 40-year-old white male, arrived at about 4:20 p.m. in a white Toyota pickup truck at the home in the 4000 block of South 150th Street. He entered the home, shot the victim, then fled in the truck with a second white male, according to police.

Park district commission selects aquatics manager for Tukwila Pool

David Perkins of Renton, who spent 13 years as recreation coordinator for the City of Renton, will be in charge of pool operations, hiring and training staff, programming and minor maintenance at the pool next to Foster High School.

Young Foster girls soccer team rebuilding, gaining confidence, with new coach

The Foster High girls soccer team has been gaining momentum in the early matches of the season, says first-year coach Ray Schriber, a Foster math teacher who last year assisted the Showalter team.

Tukwila’s Washington Place to create jobs, spur economy, speakers say

Demolition of the Circuit City building is planned for late October and the project is scheduled for completion in spring 2017. The Washington Place project is anticipated to create more than 1,600 jobs.

Foster High School to mark 100th anniversary | Editor’s Note

Foster High School, the community and Foster alumni will mark the anniversary throughout the year, including at a special event on March 21 for alumni and anyone else who feels a special connection to Foster.

Work to begin soon on Southcenter’s 19-story tower, Washington Place

The 418,000-square-foot, $120 million Washington Place will include 370 market-rate apartments, a 189-room, business-class hotel and a 90-seat restaurant. It will have a rooftop garden, clubhouse and fitness facility.

Expert in involving parents, community in schools to speak at Foster High Wednesday

An expert in how to involve families and the community in their local schools is the lead-off speaker Wednesday (Sept. 24) in the Tukwila School District's Intercultural Speaker Series.

Former CEO of Tukwila-based energy company pleads guilty to securities fraud

The former chief executive officer of an energy company headquartered in Tukwila pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to two counts of securities fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Fall is perfect time to see returning salmon, restore their habitat on Duwamish

King County and organizations such as DuwamishAlive! offer opportunities to view these returning sockeye, chinook, coho and chum. And DuwamishAlive! is sponsoring volunteer habitat restoration projects along the Green River.

Park district board to consider Tukwila aquatics manager candidates Tuesday

The Tukwila Metropolitan Park District Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening will consider the candidates for aquatics manager of the Tukwila Pool.

Taste of Tukwila is city’s chance to taste Eritrean coffee

The prospect of serving 400 sips of coffee doesn’t faze Zaid Kidane of Tukwila, who is providing just some of the tastes of the world at the Taste of Tukwila Friday, Sept. 19, at Foster High School.

Rainier Symphony opens season Oct. 11 at Foster PAC

The Rainier Symphony kicks off its new season Oct. 11-12 with classics by Mendelssohn, Mahler and Rachmaninoff at Foster High School.

City of Tukwila expects to have all online services available next week

Online services on the City of Tukwila website are expected to be completely restored next week following a "critical failure" Sept. 5 of information technology infrastructure.

Bellevue school-supply drive benefits students at Cascade View

The Meydenbauer Center convention center in Bellevue hosted the supply drive this summer, prompted by employee Mickey Phillips of Tukwila, whose daughter Alexia is a fifth grader at Cascade View.