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The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001, filed the charges Wednesday with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Human Rights Commission after a months-long investigation.
The Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District will operate the Tukwila Pool, rather than contract with the City of Tukwila for those services.
The Community Actors' Summer Theater in Tukwila is marking its 25th season with productions based on the theme, science fiction.
The City of Tukwila is observing National Night Out Against Crime Aug. 5 with the help of the four winning National Night Out posters designed by Tukwila fifth graders.
Tukwila Village, which will jumpstart further revitalization of Tukwila International Boulevard, is 15 years in the making, fulfilling a vision by city leaders that’s even older.
Tukwila Village will break ground on Aug. 1, fulfilling a 20-year-old vision to turn a stretch of Tukwila International Boulevard into a vibrant neighborhood center.
Benchmarks or targets will mark a student's journey, with frequent “dipsticks” or “temperature checks,” as Supt. Nancy Coogan calls them, to check just how well students are progressing toward those targets. Students not meeting the goals may get extra help before or after school; teachers will find new ways to challenge students who exceed the goals.
The current synthetic field turf at Foster's stadium was placed 11 years ago; because of the amount of use, it was necessary to replace it for safety reasons, said Martin Turney, executive director of finance and operations for the Tukwila School District.
Partners in the $46 million project include Sound Transit, the cities of Renton and Tukwila, BNSF Railway, Amtrak, Boeing and the state Department of Transportation. Work began in July 2013.
Tukwila's annual July 4 celebration is full of fun, fireworks and food. Fort Dent Park, 14800 Starfire Way, opens at 9 a.m., with holiday events starting at 4 p.m.
A "whopping" 500,000 cubic yards of dirt, as Tukwila's public works director calls it, is moving north to south next to Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila for developer Mario Segale’s massive Tukwila South project.
Residential property values in the Tukwila/Riverton Heights area have grown nearly 20 percent over last year, according to the King County Assessor's Office.
Foster High School graduated its 99th class Friday night at Werner Neudorf Stadium.
Tulasa Ghimerey's last day in Nepal came on Nov. 8, 2010. She was 14, almost 15. The day before was just another normal day in camp, playing with her friends. But that night, everyone talked about how after tomorrow they would not see each other again. There were tears and stories were told. Tulasa was lost; she had questions but she couldn’t ask anyone for the answers.
Connor Forsyth has good friends, good teammates and a stable life that he appreciates and uses as a launching pad to help others. He’s grown up in the most diverse school district in the nation, something else he appreciates.
For Ardo Hersi, the middle one of eight children, Tukwila is home and her older siblings, Hufan, Fosiya and Gass, are all graduates of Foster High School. Ardo will join them Friday, after speaking at Foster’s commencement.
Foster High School's commencement begins at 7 p.m.; graduates line up before.
Three Foster High School track and field athletes finished in the top 10 in their events at the state 2A tournament last weekend in Tacoma.
Foster High's baseball coach, Eric Hall, is the Seamount League's Coach of the Year for spring sports. Hall and several of Foster's athletes were recognized by Seamount League coaches with all-league honors.
Sierra Parsons, Shakila Omar and Alem Belete have dominated their events this season.