Dean Radford

Four injured in single-car accident on I-5 near Southcenter in Tukwila

The 1996 Mercedes, driven by a 20-year-old Burien woman, failed to negotiate a curve from northbound I-5 to Southcenter at about 2 a.m., according to the state patrol.

Starfire Sports puts up own big numbers, soccer programs and tournaments

Starfire Sports exists because of a public-private partnership between the City of Tukwila, which owns Fort Dent Park, and Starfire, which in March 2003 launched its operations and began a massive construction and renovations on the 54-acre site along the Green River.

Seattle Sounders’ next stars emerging in Tukwila, where S2 practices, plays

This is the team’s inaugural season and it’s been a successful one, as measured by the standings in the Western Division of the professional United Soccer League. S2 has regularly sat at or near the top of the 12 teams in its division this season and a postseason run is likely.

Tukwila’s hometown team, S2, exciting, fun to watch | Editor’s note

What I like about Fort Dent and Starfire is that the largest soccer complex in the Northwest is the result of creative thinking by the City of Tukwila and the founders of Starfire.

Muslims to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at Foster stadium Friday morning

Hundreds of Muslims at Foster High School's stadium Friday morning will celebrate in prayer Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic Holy month of fasting.

Brush fire damages apartments, forces evacuation of 20 residents in Tukwila

A brush fire on Macadam Road Saturday night, possibly caused by fireworks, forced the evacuation of residents in nearby apartments.

Man shot during altercation on Andover Park West Thursday evening

The man, whose name wasn't released, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle; his condition wasn't immediately available.

Renovation marks new era for Tukwila Heritage and Cultural Center

An extensive renovation of the restroom by volunteers helped ensure the historic building met the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Say happy birthday Saturday at the Family Fourth at the Fort

The high temperature on Saturday is expected to be 86 degrees, following a week of hot temperatures. The hottest day of the week is likely Thursday, when the National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 90 degrees.

Tukwila voters to decide Nov. 3 on new governance for Tukwila Pool

The Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District Commission on June 25 unanimously adopted Resolution 2015-8, calling for creation of a governing body consisting of five independently elected district commissioners. City Council members would no longer serve as commissioners.

Foster High’s largest graduating class ever celebrates the Centennial year | PHOTOS

Commencement for Foster High School's largest graduating class ever June 12 fittingly brought to an end the school's Centennial year that celebrated the awarding of Foster's first and only diploma, in 1915.

Tukwila’s teens showing they can lead, serve others | Editor’s Note

There are teenagers throughout Tukwila who proved they are up to the challenges ahead of them, because they’ve already accomplished their toughest challenge so far, earning a high school diploma.

Teens for Tukwila puts minds, bodies to work | The power of teens

The teens of Tukwila are the city’s future, say today’s adult leaders who are encouraged to hear the teens are already sharpening their leadership skills. And many of those teens are planning to stay in Tukwila, reinvesting their talents and stepping up when the time comes.

Not guilty pleas entered to drug charges in Foster undercover operation

Two adults, including a Foster High School student, have pleaded not guilty to drug charges stemming from the alleged sale of drugs to an undercover Tukwila Police detective at the school.

J.D. Hill to become Matt Griffin YMCA executive director

J.D. Hill, who for eight years was athletic director for the Tukwila School District, is the new executive director of the Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac.

Donation to Tukwila Pantry in memory of Capt. Michael McCoy to provide thousands of meals

The Tukwila Pantry has received a check for $1,064 from retired Tukwila firefighter Matt Hickey who made and sold 110 “Thin Red Line” bracelets in memory of fallen Tukwila Fire Capt. Michael McCoy.

Alajawan Brown’s family receives honorary Foster High School diploma

"I am proud to present Mr. Louis Brown an honorary diploma for Alajawan from Foster High School. I know that Alajawan would have been a proud Bulldog," said Foster Principal Pat Larson, as the graduates and those in the stadium rose in applause at Foster's Centennial graduation.

Six Mariners tell Thorndyke students in Tukwila to D.R.E.A.M.

Mariner superstars Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz joined four of their teammates Thursday to bring the team's motivational message to Thorndyke Elementary School in Tukwila.

Cells, wallets stolen from two students walking to Showalter Monday

The incidents happened near the school trail by St. Thomas Church and the intersection of 42nd Avenue South and South 150th Street.

Fireworks to light up Foster High’s Centennial graduation

Foster High School's Centennial graduation on June 12 will literally light up the sky and the faces of what likely is Foster's largest graduating class ever.

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