Dean Radford

Two community conversations to help Tukwila shape its future

Tukwila residents will get a chance to help shape the city's future at a Community Conversation on Thursday, March 6, or Saturday, March 8.

Bulldogs’ regional tournament game in photos

A big crowd of Foster fans watched as the Bulldogs battled Hockinson toe to toe all the way to the end of the regional tournament game in Kent Saturday, before losing 64-53.

Bulldogs’ basketball season ends one game short of state tournament

The Foster boys basketball season, filled with highs and lows and some stunning victories, came to an end Saturday in a 64-53 loss to Hockinson High School in the regional 2A basketball tournament.

Spray cans land Tukwila man in jail

The convicted felon drew attention to himself when he switched the price tags from cheap spray paint to expensive spray paint Feb. 15 at Walmart on Rainier Avenue.

Foster Bulldogs have only one name on their minds and it’s not Yakima | Hardwood Classic

The Foster Bulldogs play the Hockinson Hawks Saturday at Kent-Meridian High School for a trip to the state 2A basketball tournament in Yakima March 6-8. The game starts at 2 p.m.

Stranger tries to grab backpack, girl on way to Tukwila Elementary

A man in his 40s grabbed a girl's backpack and then tried to grab her as she walked on a wooded path to Tukwila Elementary School at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Two Foster wrestlers make state, but injury ends season for one

UPDATE FEB. 24: Luis Cuellar lost his two matches in the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament, facing what assistant coach Troy Farris called "tough competition."

Tukwila man injured by teen driving wrong way on I-90

A 51-year-old Tukwila man was injured when his car was hit head-on by a car traveling the wrong way on Intestate 90 early Sunday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Bulldogs beat Bremerton to take third in district, headed for state

UPDATE: The Foster Bulldogs beat Bremerton 66-49 Saturday evening to take third place in the 2A District 3 basketball tournament in Tacoma. Next up: the state tournament.

Bulldogs to play White River Friday in district semi-finals

The Foster High Bulldogs are still in the hunt for a 2A District 3 championship with a heart-stopping 67-64 win over Sequim Wednesday in Tacoma.

Road Map grants lead schools to the top | Editor’s Note

One Road Map grant, for $121,380, will strengthen the programs designed for pre-kindergarten through third grade. Such a program is critically important in Tukwila because it’s estimated that only about 30 percent of kindergartners last year were ready to start learning from Day 1.

Foster junior shines a light on violence against women, girls in documentary ‘Wicked’

Nandina Cengic, a junior at Foster High School, wrote and produced a documentary for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival, which showcases short documentaries focused on global women’s issues.

Foster High ELL students to share their ‘stories of arrival’

English Language Learner students at Foster High School will share through poetry how they arrived in Tukwila from their homeland countries.

Tukwila: Where dreams come true for the Ung family

Talking about his family and his homeland brings tears to Thong Ung's eyes. He talks with pride about what’s on his menu, including Chinese recipes he learned from his father and a Cambodian soup. His sons made sure he had some Western food on his extensive menu, such as a Philly cheesesteak and a French dip sandwich.

It’s February: rain in the lowlands, avalanches in the Cascades

Snoqualmie Pass was closed at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in both directions, near North Bend in the west, and near Easton on the east, because of multiple collisions and spinouts. Because of conditions, the state couldn't estimate when the pass would reopen.

Bulldogs beat Indians in district first round, play Sequim on Wednesday

After losing three games in the boys sub-district basketball tournament, the Foster Bulldogs on Monday night beat Renton High for the third time this season, keeping their drive to state alive.

Tukwila fire crews help battle fire at SeaTac auto-body shop Friday

Tukwila fire crews joined those from other local fire agencies to battle a fire at an auto-body shop Friday afternoon in SeaTac.

Foster boys play final sub-district game at home Friday night

The final sub-district game is 7 p.m. today (Friday) at Foster against Steilacoom, which lost to Lindbergh Thursday 76-71.

Bulldogs lose to Fife in sub-district opening, face Sumner on Thursday

The Foster Bulldogs lost to the Fife High School Trojans 65-43 Tuesday night in the first round of the boys sub-district 2A tournament.

Two Foster wrestlers take first in Seamount League tournament

Two Foster wrestlers won their weight classes at the Seamount League tournament and will advance to the regional tournament.