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Come this spring, vegetables will sprout at a community garden in Tukwila, tended by refugees and others who want – or need – to grow some of their own food.
Tukwila Police arrested a 29-year-old Tukwila man for investigation of obstructing a public servant and disorderly conduct after he reportedly tried to pick fights inside a bar in the 15000 block of Tukwila International Boulevard.
Sleep Country USA’s Sixth Annual Pajama Bowl for Foster Kids is March 20 at Acme Bow and Billiards in Tukwila.All proceeds will go to help… Continue reading
Discovery. Endeavor. Enterprise. These are names that have defined the modern-day U.S. space program. Technology today may be measured on the nano scale, and a manned mission Mars may soon be in reach, given our vast technological advances. But amid all that – and operating on machinery that predates even the cell phone in your pocket – these three space craft, indelible fixtures of the U.S. Space Shuttle program, have brought their crews home safe.
The City of Tukwila is offering a free class for Tukwila residents on the care and maintenance of wetlands, streams and their buffers 6-9 p.m.… Continue reading
The Tukwila School District will have its mid-winter break Feb. 21 and 22.Tukwila City Hall and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce offices are… Continue reading
The Tukwila Rotary Club is sponsoring a Let's Strike Out Hunger event to benefit the Tukwila Food Pantry at ACME Bowl 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March… Continue reading
What’s more fun than celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss? That’s what will happen 6-8 p.m. March 3 at the Tukwila Community Center for the… Continue reading
Gov. Christine Gregoire signed two bills Feb. 11 to extend federally funded unemployment benefits and permanently reduce state taxes on those benefits. The bill signing ended weeks of contentious debate in the Washington State Legislature over unemployment insurance.
In recognition of the 17th annual Spay Day on Tuesday, Feb. 22, South County Cats is offering 25 free spay/neuter vouchers for cat owners in south King County. Vouchers are valid for 30 days at eight local veterinary clinics and Coalition Humane spay/neuter clinic. To receive a voucher (limit two per family) send e-mail inquiries to email@example.com or call 206-910-4495.
Tukwila Police shot and wounded a burglary suspect at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the 12100 block of East Marginal Way South. A second suspect fled on foot but police caught him at about 3 p.m. hiding in a warehouse.
The City of Tukwila is offering a free class for Tukwila residents on the care and maintenance of wetlands, streams and their in the City… Continue reading
The annual NorthWest Scale Modelers Show returns to The Museum of Flight in Tukwila Feb. 19 and 20.The show, the largest model show in the… Continue reading
There's no stopping Jeri Frangello-Anderson when she talks about how much she loves to live in Tukwila.
Barry L. Saunders tried to fight off tears as he told a packed Kent courtroom Friday that he was truly sorry that he shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in 2008 during a fight inside a crowded Southcenter Mall in Tukwila.
Tukwila students, parents, teachers on the lookout in first-ever walking, riding audit by school district
For an elementary-aged child walking or biking to school is a big deal. There could be poor or missing sidewalks, blind corners, busy intersections and pedestrian islands. Parents, kids, school officials, community members and city employees were on the look out for those kinds of obstacles and more last week as part of walking audits they did for the Safe Routes to School project.
Transportation issues are a hot-button topic in the South King County region these days, with growing congestion and population increases. Complicating the issue is the current economic crisis, which has meant major funding issues for all layers of government. So how do the two issues mix? Joni Earl, Sound Transit chief executive officer, will tackle that topic Feb. 11, at the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce's February membership luncheon.
To explore opportunities for joint fire service consolidation, the Tukwila City Council recently authorized the formation of a joint ad-hoc committee with representatives from the City of Tukwila and the Kent Regional Fire Authority. This committee will research, review and make a formal recommendation to the Tukwila City Council regarding the feasibility of the Tukwila Fire Department consolidating fire services with the Kent Regional Fire Authority. Areas to be explored include financial impacts, legal considerations, governance, levels of service, and timing/implementation. City officials are hoping to have both residents and business representatives serving as members of the committee.
Seattle Sounders tryouts at the Star Fire Sports Complex.