Heidi Sanders

New library opens April 29 in Tukwila Village

Workers have been putting the last-minute, finishing touches on the new Foster Library in Tukwila. The 10,000-square-foot facility, at the corner of Tukwila International Boulevard… Continue reading


Students explore opportunities during Foster High School’s Career Day

In hopes of helping students plan for their future, Foster High School hosted its fourth annual Career Day on March 30. “Because we have so… Continue reading


Seattle Sounders players, MLS Cup trophy visit Tukwila’s Showalter Middle School | PHOTO GALLERY

Seattle Sounders players Tyler Miller andTony Alfaro and the 2016 Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup trophy visited students at Tuwkila’s Showalter Middle School on March… Continue reading


Police stop man from jumping off Tukwila parking garage | VIDEO

Police officers from Tukwila and Kent stopped a 25-year-old from jumping from the third floor of parking garage at Westfield Southcenter in Tukwila on Sunday… Continue reading

Eggcellent time at the Tukwila Pool

Children of all ages scoured the Tukwila Pool on Saturday in search of eggs. Some eggs contained small prizes, while children could exchange empty plastic… Continue reading

Teachers express no confidence in Tukwila School District superintendent

Teachers in the Tukwila School District are calling for the resignation or removal of Superintendent Nancy Coogan. The Tukwila Education Association (TEA) — the union… Continue reading

Discover Burien hires executive director

Bruce Wynn will be Discover Burien’s new executive director. The Discover Burien Association is a non-profit organization working on economic development, business recruitment and retention,… Continue reading

Tukwila’s iFLY offers indoor skydiving for physically disabled

About 30 people with physical disabilities and their families had the chance to go skydiving indoors during an all-abilities night at iFLY Seattle in Tukwila… Continue reading

85°C Bakery Cafe opens first Washington location in Tukwila

People lined up around the outside of the 85°C Bakery Cafe on Friday morning, awaiting the chance to be among its first customers. The Taiwanese… Continue reading

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce honors local businesses

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce honored local businesses at its annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Feb. 10. The chamber is a non-profit business… Continue reading

Community workshops to help shape future of Tukwila International Boulevard

Tukwila residents are invited to share their ideas to help shape the future of Tukwila International Boulevard (TIB). The city and the Congress for the… Continue reading

Hundreds attend rallies for, against Planned Parenthood in Kent

A couple of hundred Planned Parenthood supporters gathered in Kent on Saturday morning to counteract calls to defund the health care provider, which has a… Continue reading

Community shows support for Tukwila students | PHOTO GALLERY

Students arriving to school in Tukwila on Feb. 10 were greeted by district staff, city officials and community members - many holding signs showing their… Continue reading

Volunteers help plant shrubs, trees along Tukwila’s Duwamish River

About 45 volunteers spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday planting shrubs and trees along the Duwamish River in Tukwila. The effort was coordinated… Continue reading

Stuff the Bus collects a ton of food

A Stuff the Bus food drive last Saturday collected more than a ton of food for the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program. Shoppers at Saars Super… Continue reading

Tukwila Community Center celebrates 20th anniversary with February events

Since opening its doors Feb. 1, 1997, the Tukwila Community Center has provided residents with a place to socialize, work out and gather. A variety… Continue reading

Tukwila teen charged in Burien murder

A Tukwila teen was charged in the murder of an 18-year-old from Burien involving a dispute over gang-related graffiti. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office… Continue reading

City of Tukwila aims to finish public safety projects by 2021

The city of Tukwila hopes to complete five public safety projects by spring 2021. In November, voters approved a $77 million bond measure, which will… Continue reading

Stuff the Bus food drive set for Jan. 14

A Stuff the Bus community food drive to benefit the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack Program is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14,… Continue reading

BECU acquires 8 buildings near its Tukwila Financial Center

BECU purchased eight additional buildings at the Gateway Corporate Center in Tukwila for $78 million on Dec. 27. The corporate center, 12866 Interurban Ave. S.,… Continue reading