Record 2016 passenger travel vaults Sea-Tac Airport to 9th busiest in U.S., up from 13th

For the sixth year in a row, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has set passenger travel records, making it the ninth busiest airport in the U.S. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2017

Port of Seattle triples number of mother’s rooms at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle unveiled two new nursing suites that will help simplify travel for moms. The unique units triple the amount of mother’s suites… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2017

Seattle Southside Chamber announces nominees for annual business awards

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will honor local businesses at its annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 10. The chamber is a… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2017

Tukwila boutique Bella Materna brings slow clothing to a fast paced world

Bella Materna, a boutique specializing in lingerie and maternity apparel, recently opened in Tukwila.

  • Jan 18, 2017

Seattle Chocolates opens Tukwila factory for tours

Seattle Chocolates has opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 25-year history with the Experience Chocolate tour. The tours began… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2017

Columbia Bank Warm Hearts collects more than $31,000 in donations in King County

Columbia Bank announced Monday that $209,335.96 and 8,140 items were raised for 54 local homeless shelters across the Northwest during the second annual Warm Hearts… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2017

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

Sleep Train hosts pajama drive to help local foster children sleep cozy

When foster children enter a new and unfamiliar home, simple comfort items can make the transition a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2017

Seattle Southside Chamber seeks nominees for annual business awards

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual business awards. Awards will presented at a recognition luncheon in February. The Seattle… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2016

Father, son open meadery in Tukwila

A new business with roots dating back thousands of years is making its home in Tukwila. Father and son, Rob and Jon Oppegaard, opened Oppegaard… Continue reading

Friendz Cafe to serve dinner, beer, wine and cider beginning Jan. 10

Beginning Jan. 10, Friendz Cafe, 12930 E. Marginal Way S. in Tukwila, will be open until 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for dinner. The restaurant… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2016

North Hill Apartment complex wins Tukwila waste diversion competition

The North Hill Apartment complex in Tukwila won a multifamily Tukwila-wide waste diversion competition by increasing recycling by 50 percent. Waste Management helped residents celebrate… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2016

Columbia Bank launches the annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive

Now through Dec. 31, Columbia Bank will be accepting cash donations and new winter wear attire as it aims to raise $160,000 for people in… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2016

Inspirus Credit Union donates $1,500 to Tukwila School District

Inspirus Credit Union on Dec. 8 presented the Tukwila School District with a $1,500 donation to support the district’s McKinney-Vento Program. The McKinney-Vento Act is… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2016

Protime Sports named Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year

Protime Sports, a customizable sports apparel manufacturer, was named the 2016 Tukwila Business Recycler of the Year. Protime Sports recycles 75 percent of all materials,… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2016

Tukwila-based BECU spares documents, electronics from landfills during Fall Shred Event

Tukwila-based BECU collected 90,000 pounds of documents and 36,000 pounds of electronics at its annual Fall Shred Event. On Oct. 10, BECU hosted three shred… Continue reading

Seattle Chocolates in Tukwila provides tour to aspiring food entrepreneurs

The Seattle Chocolates Company hosted a tour of its Tukwila facility for aspiring food entrepreneurs on Nov. 30. Jean Thompson, Seattle Chocolates CEO, shared the… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2016

Prologis purchases 62-acre site on the Tukwila/Seattle border

Prologis Inc., a San Francisco, Calif., based logistics real estate company, has acquired a 62-acre multi-building site on the Tukwila/Seattle border. The mixed-use campus, on… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2016

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosts annual Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosts its 28th annual Holiday Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 9. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Rainier… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2016

Uber opens Greenlight Hub in Tukwila to support drivers

Uber Seattle celebrated the opening of its new Greenlight Hub in Tukwila with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 11. The 3,400-square-foot facility, at 6450… Continue reading