Dean Radford

Tukwila’s volunteers deserve our thanks | Editor’s Note

Volunteers are the selfless among us who see a need to fill or answer a call to serve, without expecting anything in return.

Teens’ voice heard at Foster Library; they’ll hand out books April 23

Tukwila’s teens have a voice in how the Foster Library operates and a chance to make a difference in the new library at Tukwila Village through the Tukwila Library Council.

Vehicular-homicide charge filed in Tukwila motorcyclist’s death

A 62-year-old Burien man has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death April 1 of a 40-year-old motorcyclist from Tukwila.

Kids help plant trees at Tukwila Community Center for Arbor Day

Kids at a spring break camp at the Tukwila Community Center helped celebrate Arbor Day Wednesday by planting nine native trees along the Duwamish River.

Batter up! Foster baseball is rolling through season | Game photos

Foster High's baseball team, with a 2-3 Seamount League record, is busy this spring break with four games.

Foster boys soccer beats Hazen; is state on the horizon?

The Foster boys soccer team defeated the last year's Seamount champions, the Hazen Highlanders, Friday 3-1, in one of its "best games" this season.

Man, 40, killed in motorcycle vs. car accident in Burien

The King County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the motorcyclist killed in an accident in Burien Tuesday as Lee A. Cornett.

Two people hurt in eight-vehicle collision on I-5 onramp Tuesday in Tukwila

Two people were injured at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in a seven-car, one-truck accident on an onramp to southbound I-5 in Tukwila, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Tukwila raises fees to respond to false police, fire alarms

Under the new fee schedule, the first two false alarms are free, the third false alarm is $150 and the fourth and subsequent alarms are $200 each.

Tukwila Community Center provides shelter for about 50 displaced by fires

Twice in just three days, the Tukwila Community Center is sheltering Tukwila residents who were ousted from their apartments by fire.

Tukwila Village reaches two milestones as it comes closer to breaking ground

The project developer, Tukwila Village Development Associates, submitted a building permit application Thursday for Phase 1, which covers the north side of South 144th Street and includes the new library. And the city's Board of Architectural Review approved the design for Phase 2, which is the nearly 2 acres on the south side of South 144th Street.

Husband charged with second-degree murder, doesn’t remember stabbing wife nine times

The husband of the mother of several young children has been charged with second-degree murder in her stabbing death March 7 in Tukwila.

A day of renewal for Tukwila International Boulevard | Editor’s note

The City of Tukwila and the U.S. Attorney’s Office is sending the right message that we won’t tolerate illegal activity in motels where the owners profit handsomely from it.

Think world when it comes to boys soccer at Foster High

About 65 players turned out for spring soccer practice at Foster High School, representing about 25 nationalities across the world but probably no one born in America.

Tukwila to buy two more seized motels on Tukwila International Boulevard

The Tukwila City Council has authorized Mayor Jim Haggerton to buy the three motels on Tukwila International Boulevard seized last summer in a massive raid.

Leaving no senior behind at Foster High | Race to the Top

The Tukwila School District is going to intensify its efforts to give every senior who’s falling short of reaching 21 credits to graduate a chance to do so, even if it means going to school in the summer.

Tukwila’s road map for ‘cradle to career’ | Race to the Top

The Tukwila School District is putting to work about $322,000 in Race to the Top grants from the Road Map Project to help Tukwila’s students succeed in their education from “cradle to career.”

The power of early learning in Tukwila | Race to the Top

Thorndyke kindergarten teacher Suzan Moulton is part of a team that wrote the grant for the Road Map Project funding that will help more youngsters get the tools to build that foundation for life-long learning. Only about 30 percent of youngsters are ready to start kindergarten.

Tukwila fire crews help battle apartment fire in SeaTac Wednesday night

Tukwila firefighters helped battle a SeaTac apartment fire Wednesday night that forced four families from their homes. No injuries were reported; cause is under investigation.

SeaTac man sentenced to a year in prison for operating ‘crime-infested’ Tukwila motel

The former owner of the Travelers Choice motel will spend a year in federal prison for his role in operating what federal prosecutors describe as "crime-infested motels" on Tukwila International Boulevard.