Steve Hunter

Tukwila sandbag removal along Green River to start in August

Crews are expected to start removing sandbags in August from along the Green River in Tukwila.

Tukwila planning board seeks applicants

The city of Tukwila is seeking applicants for a Planning Commission/Board of Architectural review member who is a resident of the city.

Work on Tukwila Southcenter Parkway extension almost done

Tukwila city officials are still trying to determine an opening date for the 1.4-mile extension of Southcenter Parkway between South 180th Street and South 200th Street.

King County to mail primary election ballots Wednesday

King County will mail about 1.1 million ballots Wednesday, July 18 to voters via the U.S. Postal Service for the Aug. 7 primary.

County Council sets public hearing on new RapidRide lines, including Tukwila

The Metropolitan King County Council’s Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee will take public input on the proposed alignments and stations for Metro Transit’s two RapidRide lines that will begin operating in 2013, including a new Tukwila line.

Council to consider selling part of Tukwila Village for new King County library

The Tukwila City Council will consider Monday night a proposed deal to sell a portion of the city's Tukwila Village property for $500,000 to the King County Library System to build a 10,000-square-foot library.

Tukwila sets North Highline potential annexation area public hearing for June 25

A public hearing about the potential annexation area of North Highline by the city of Tukwila is set for 7 p.m. Monday, June 25 at City Hall, 6200 Southcenter Blvd.

Tukwila’s Southcenter Parkway extension nears completion

The 1.4-mile extension in Tukwila of Southcenter Parkway from South 180th Street to South 200th Street is expected to be completed by the end of July.

Tukwila awards contract to remove sandbags along Green River

The same company that installed the sandbags and green Hesco units in Tukwila submitted the low bid to remove the barriers from along the Green River levees in the city.

Tukwila extra Curbside Clean Up collection runs June 18-22

The city of Tukwila Annual Curbside Clean Up runs June 18-22 as part of residential pickup by Allied Waste Services.

Tukwila business group to discuss Southcenter Parkway extension opening

The Southcenter Marketing Partnership will meet Thursday, June 14 to discuss ideas to publicize the opening this summer of the Southcenter Parkway extension from South 180th Street to South 200th Street in Tukwila.

State Patrol reminds graduates to be careful with celebrations

The Washington State Patrol wants to remind everyone to enjoy their high school or college graduations but not too much.

Metro bus rapid transit to expand in Tukwila

Tukwila will get a Metro bus rapid transit route in the fall of 2013.

Seattle man sentenced to three years in prison for vehicular homicide of Tukwila man

A 21-year-old Seattle man received a three-year prison sentence on June 1 in King County Superior Court for a rollover crash that killed a Tukwila man riding in his car last November on State Route 599 in Tukwila.

U.S. Marshals seek wanted man who fled officers in SeaTac

The U.S. Marshals are looking for a 34-year-old man with a federal probation violation warrant who fled from officers Thursday afternoon in SeaTac.

Tukwila skies a bit louder because of visiting aircraft

The skies above Tukwila are a bit louder this week.

Liquor sales expand in Tukwila

Shoppers at Costco and other stores in Tukwila soon will find displays of spirits available to buy next to the wine and beer.

King County approves funding plan to remove Green River sandbags

The giant sandbags along the Green River in Kent, Auburn and Tukwila soon will be going, going, gone.

Kent man shot, wounded in Tukwila

A 24-year-old Kent man was shot and wounded in Tukwila during a confrontation at about 1:36 a.m. Friday in a parking lot in the 14600 block of Tukwila International Boulevard.

Tukwila City Council delays mandatory garbage collection decision until 2013

The Tukwila City Council has decided to scrap for at least a year the idea of mandatory garbage collection.