Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6
The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored in-part by 4Culture. “The Boeing ambassadors of goodwill are a wonderful way to start the holiday season,” said event coordinator Julie Nelson of Windermere Real Estate and the Burien-White Center Rotary Club. “They have made five concert tours in Europe, one to Australia and New Zealand and will tour Scotland and Ireland in 2015. We can enjoy them right here in Burien.” Under the direction of Dr. David ...
Scenes from the 2nd annual ‘Taste of Tukwila’
Story and photos by Pam Fernald September 20th was the second annual Taste of Tukwila and I attended with some friends. What a fun community mini event! You could get a cultural ‘taste’ of music, dance and food all at once. If you put a sticker on the world map to indicate where you were originally from, you got 3 free tickets to sample 3 different ethnic foods. My sticker went on Tukwila, my husband’s went on Maine and my friend’s stickers went on Mongolia and South Dakota. I tasted the Hawaiian donut, a Kenyan veggie Somosa and Japanese yakisoba. Very tasty indeed. ...
Three Tukwila motels seized by Feds after year-long investigation
Three motels in Tukwila were seized and boarded-up by federal agents Tuesday (Aug. 27) following a year-long investigation of criminal activity in and around the motels, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. More than 400 law enforcement officers and agents participated in the serving of search and seizure warrants on the Great Bear Motor Inn, Boulevard Motel and Travelers Choice Motel, all located on Tukwila International Boulevard. In addition to the civil seizure of the motels, four people were arrested in connection with ongoing criminal activity at the motels, including three owner-operators. In 2011 and 2012, police responded to the motels for ...
SW King County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Award Winners
On Friday (Jan. 11), the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce awarded the following 2013 Business Award Winners at its annual luncheon (click image to see larger version): [caption id="attachment_57356" align="aligncenter" width="490"] L-R: Randy Coplen, The Quincy Group, SWKCC 2013 Board Chair; Kris Van Gasken, Des Moines Area Food Bank, Winner of Outstanding Leadership Award; Michael Schabbing, Courtyard by Marriott/Southcenter, Winner of Business Advocate Award; Barbara Panush, The Ink Stop, Winner of Ambassador of the Year Award; Kathy Powers, Orion Industries, Winner of Large Business of the Year Award; Ashley Fosberg, Highline Schools Foundation, Winner of Outstanding Community Service Award; Jackie ...
Tukwila One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant
Tukwil is one of seven King County school districts to win a share of $40 million in federal "Race to the Top" funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Tukwila, along with Auburn, Highlne, Federal Way, Kent, Renton, Seattle and Tukwila school districts competed together this fall as “The Road Map District Consortium,” a reference to their participation in the Road Map Project. This project is a collaborative effort to dramatically improve education in South Seattle and South King County. The King County districts’ application was among 16 winners selected out of 372 applications. Awards ranged from $5 million ...
Rainier Chapter, Order of DeMolay is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m in Tukwila. DeMolay is the premier youth organization dedicated to teaching young men between 12 to 21 years of age... [Read more]
The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored... [Read more]
Story and photos by Pam Fernald September 20th was the second annual Taste of Tukwila and I attended with some friends. What a fun community mini event! You could get a cultural ‘taste’ of music, dance... [Read more]
Three motels in Tukwila were seized and boarded-up by federal agents Tuesday (Aug. 27) following a year-long investigation of criminal activity in and around the motels, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A.... [Read more]
The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [Read more]
After conducting a three-month search period, the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced on Thursday (March 28) Carol Kolson as their new President/CEO. Kolson will assume... [Read more]
by Greg Wright Storytelling has become a worldwide phenomenon. The Puget Sound’s newest annual festival, hosted at PowellsWood Garden on the upper edge of the Redondo greenbelt, is expanding this year... [Read more]Read More Headlines