Opinion

Grateful for all Tukwila offers | Chuck Parrish

The city of Tukwila is developing a program to encourage our friends in the region to visit Tukwila and, in particular, our Southcenter area/Tukwila Urban Center (TUC).

  • Jan 18, 2017

Make healthy changes in the new year | Guest Commentary

Many of us see the new year as an opportunity for a new beginning, a chance to make positive changes in our lives. We might… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2017

Top 10 ways to make KCLS a part of your holiday celebrations

The King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round. From the Summer Reading Program and robotics classes to an armful of good… Continue reading

Holding on to optimism for president-elect | Chuck Parrish

There is a fight going on inside me. It is a struggle between optimism and pessimism. My president-elect is a man I do not like.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2016

Community support helps Tukwila students thrive | Nancy Coogan

As we come to the close of this calendar year, I want to reflect on the hundreds of people who give their talents, time, and… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2016

Paying the price of drowsy driving |GUEST OPINION

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you have to head home in the morning. Your friend goes to bed but… Continue reading

Crime down on Tukwila International Boulevard | Chuck Parrish

Everyone wants to be safe. Each of us has to make our own decision about what that means. However, reliable information should inform that decision.… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2016

Let your voice be heard this election | Editor’s Note

Election season is upon us. Don’t forget to return your ballot.

Tukwila city, school district invest in future together | Superintendent Nancy Coogan and Mayor Allan Eckberg

October is an exciting month. We not only celebrated Homecoming Week, Oct. 10 - 14 – with all its traditions – but we are also participating in DiscoverU, Oct. 17 - 21.

  • Oct 24, 2016

Tukwila city, school district invest in future together | Superintendent Nancy Coogan and Mayor Allan Ekberg

October is an exciting month. We not only celebrated Homecoming Week, Oct. 10 - 14 – with all its traditions – but we are also participating in DiscoverU, Oct. 17 - 21.

  • Oct 24, 2016

Tukwila’s public safety bond deserves support | Chuck Parrish

The Tukwila public safety Bond will be on the November ballot. The money will cover the construction of fire stations, necessary equipment and a justice center.

  • Oct 19, 2016

Let your voice be heard this election | Editor’s Note

Election season is upon us. Ballots for the Nov. 8 general election should arrive in voters' mailboxes this week.

Library supports your right to read whatever you choose | Gary Wasdin

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings". "To Kill a Mockingbird". "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" …

  • Oct 19, 2016

King County residents weigh in on presidential race | Election

Three local voters share their views on candidates for the next Commander in Chief.

  • Oct 17, 2016

King County residents weigh in on presidential race | Election

Three local voters share their views on candidates for the next Commander in Chief.

  • Oct 17, 2016

Back to school with your library | Guest Op

Summer's end has always been one of my most favorite times of year. I loved going back to school. It meant seeing my friends again and a fresh start with new teachers and new challenges.

  • Sep 21, 2016

Tukwila schools prepare for SmartLabs, STEAM initiatives | Superintendent Nancy Coogan

Imagine a typical classroom. Are you seeing rows of individual desks aligned toward a lecturing teacher at a blackboard in the front? OK, now erase that. Tukwila schools are aiming for a completely different type of learning environment, and we're taking a major step forward next month when we begin piloting SmartLabs.

Consider candidates carefully as presidential campaign season picks up | Chuck Parrish

It is the post-Labor Day presidential campaign season.

  • Sep 20, 2016

Thank you, teachers | Editor’s note

The beginning of a new school year is just around the corner.

New business is booming in Tukwila | Chuck Parrish

If you need to watch your waistline, don’t read this.

  • Aug 17, 2016
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