Dean Radford

Chocolate-covered drugs lead to arrests of two men

A 46-year-old man, who lived in hotels in the Renton and Kent areas, has been arrested for selling drugs disguised as chocolate candy, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.

Foster High senior wins two Western scholarships, statewide writing contest

Foster High School senior Tulasa Ghimirey learned this week she has won two prestigious scholarships to Western Washington University and placed first in a statewide contest for an inspiring story about her life.

Southcenter hill disappearing to make way for new Tukwila fire station

The Tukwila City Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday (May 27) on the third amendment to the Tukwila South development agreement. The hearing is during the council's Committee of the Whole meeting that begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 6200 Southcenter Blvd.

Showalter Middle School finds the right fit for teaching language to ELL

The AVID Excel and Read 180 programs are two of the reasons why this spring Showalter received the state’s highest education honor, a 2013 Washington Achievement Award, in the category of English Language Acquisition.

Tukwila’s ‘bat man’ is in charge of selling a revolutionary bat, the AXE

Tukwila's Rusty Trudeau is helping lead a revolution in the shape of that most American of sports equipment, the baseball bat, a shape that hasn’t changed in 150 years.

The winner: With true grit, Donna Simpson wins battle against cancer

A year ago, Donna Simpson appeared on the cover of the Tukwila Reporter with the headline, “Cancer: Your days are numbered.” Almost 365 days later, on Wednesday, April 30, she got the call from her doctor’s office that there was no sign of cancer in her body. The next night, she and husband Tom went on a romantic date to celebrate.

Foster drama students to present own historical play, ‘Before Military Road’

Foster High School drama students are presenting their original play, "Before Military Road, at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 22 and 23, at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center, 4242 S. 144th St.

Foster sends 25 track, field athletes into the postseason

Foster High School is sending about 25 track and field athletes into the postseason, some with the potential to stand on the podium at the state tournament. SEE PHOTOS FROM THE TRACK MEET WITH KENNEDY CATHOLIC.

Tukwila man killed Tuesday in rollover accident on West Valley Highway

A Tukwila man in his 70s died Tuesday morning after his restored 1967 Buick drifted off West Valley Highway and rolled over.

Right now, there’s no ‘viable location’ for marijuana store in Tukwila

There has been plenty of interest in profiting from marijuana in Tukwila, now that the once-illegal drug is legal in the state. But right now none of the applicants to become a producer, processor or retailer of marijuana in Tukwila meets all the local and state regulations to do so.

Foster soccer team rides Seamount second place into postseason | Game, Senior Night photos

The Foster High boys soccer team finished one of its best seasons ever Thursday night with a 1-1 tie with Evergreen. The Bulldogs' Seamount League record is 9-2-3, putting them in second place behind Kennedy Catholic. The team is 10-2-3 overall.

How to make wild birds feel at home – and well-fed – in your backyard in Tukwila

The 14th annual Backyard Wildlife Festival is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., Tukwila. The free event features presentations from local experts, including Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti, along with a variety of educational exhibitors, arts and craft vendors and native plant sales.

Indian leader, activist Billy Frank Jr. dies at 83

Billy Frank Jr., 83, whose fight for Indian fishing rights in the 1960s and 70s led to the landmark Boldt decision, died Monday morning.

Foster High students learn about jobs, colleges at Career Day

Foster High School students got a glimpse of the future at a Career Day and Job/College Fair Thursday at the school.

Tukwila City Council to consider extending medical marijuana moratorium

The Tukwila City Council will consider extending a moratorium on medical marijuana gardens and dispensaries.

City Council to consider increase in greens fees as Foster Golf Links

The Tukwila City Council will consider an increase in greens fees at the city-owned Foster Golf Links at its meeting tonight (Monday).

Blog helps tie together the Bhutanese, Nepali communities in Tukwila

The Tukwila Reporter is introducing a blog written by brothers Tek and Allan Kafley, with support of fellow members of the Bhutanese and Nepali communities. The blog is called "Bhutanese Updates: "Bringing us even closer.

Several individuals hurt in collision that closed Grady Way in Tukwila

Several individuals were hurt in a multiple-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon that closed Southwest Grady Way for about three hours, according to the Tukwila Police Department.

Guardian angels keep Cascade View students safe at busy bus stop

It’s a thankless job that deserves a thanks, keeping watch over dozens of kids at a school bus stop, and, in Ann Lemus’s case, keeping them out of a muddy swimming hole.

Bus-stop safety is parental responsibility, not district one

Under the Tukwila School District’s bus-stop rules, students are expected to exhibit classroom behavior, which means no shoving or other disruptive behavior. They should load and unload in an orderly manner.