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As time goes by, Tukwila will be looking to buy other properties on Tukwila International Boulevard within the urban renewal area. This will have to be balanced with some major upcoming transportation projects that may require some significant dollars.
Volunteers are the selfless among us who see a need to fill or answer a call to serve, without expecting anything in return.
The next community-wide strategic plan meeting for the Tukwila School District is at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, April 17, at Tukwila Elementary School, 5939 S 149th St, Tukwila. Superintendent Nancy Coogan is also ready to reach out to anyone who calls.
The City of Tukwila and the U.S. Attorney’s Office is sending the right message that we won’t tolerate illegal activity in motels where the owners profit handsomely from it.
Late last year, Tukwila made a smart move by contracting with Global to Local (G2L) to serve as a consultant to the city’s Community Connector program. The program focuses on housing, neighborhoods, food access and transportation.
We are investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in innovative educational practices we know work, all to benefit Tukwila children!
The Cascades are getting slammed with snow, but that improves the outlook for the region's water supply.
If there is a sustainable way to improve health-care outcomes at low cost for our under-served neighbors, Global to Local is likely to be there. Gender-based swims at Tukwila Pool, exercise classes, cooking and shopping classes, health screenings and referrals, all of these constitute a holistic approach.
We are proud, and you should be, too! And unlike the Seahawks, you are actually part owners of this franchise. So please consider yourself our official 12th Man — you are on our team, and we welcome you in all aspects of our operations.
One Road Map grant, for $121,380, will strengthen the programs designed for pre-kindergarten through third grade. Such a program is critically important in Tukwila because it’s estimated that only about 30 percent of kindergartners last year were ready to start learning from Day 1.
It is likely that some City Council members will run for mayor in 2015. If the past is prologue, it is also likely that those campaigns will reveal little about the specific vision of candidates.
Though South Africa is just about as far away from Tukwila as you can get on the globe, Nelson Mandela’s wisdom and vision – of inclusion, of humanity, of hope, of opportunity – could be tailor-made for our own racially and economically diverse community.
There are probably few cities the size of Tukwila that have a swimming pool.
Collaboration is a word used a lot these days in the halls of government. Competition for resources and shrinking funding means government leaders can no longer “go it on their own” or work in a vacuum. Working together has become critical to our success.
No matter what your faith or background, this is the season for family, friends, and thanks. My own family had significant traditions growing up, and more than anything — looming bigger in memory than even the giant Macy’s Day Parade balloons — I remember an overwhelming sense of love and comfort
After they warmed to the challenge – and with some encouragement from City Council member Joe Duffie – about 40 articulate Foster High students spoke their minds, about life near a troubled highway, run-ins with police officers and their place in the Tukwila community.
The Majority Coalition Caucus of the state Senate is about to turn 1 year old, and what an interesting year it’s been.
The surging Huskies and the surging Cougars play in the Apple Cup at 12:30 p.m. Friday and aired on Channel 13. That's also Black Friday, so shop early.
For Tukwila, race is a key defining demographic. For the Tukwila School District, that multitude of colorful faces is magical but also its greatest challenge.