Opinion

Hard work results in clean audit for Tukwila School District | Nancy Coogan

The beginning of February has put me in mind of this humbling piece of advice: “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2017

King County Library System continues to serve so many | From the bookshelf

It’s hard to believe 2017 is already here. If you’re like me, you’re probably wondering, “Where did the time go?” Apparently, it went to the… Continue reading

Time to re-evaluate district’s technology use | Nancy Coogan

Happy 2017! Can you believe it’s the new year already? Like many of you, I spent the holidays with family, taking time to reflect on… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2017

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.

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