18-year old man killed in shooting at Tukwila apartment complex Sunday night
An 18-year old man was killed after a shooting at a Tukwila apartment complex parking lot Sunday night, Aug. 14. Police say that two men were in a car in the parking lot of the complex – located at 3445 S. 144th Street (map below) – when they were shot. The young man died at the scene. The other victim is a 24-year old man who was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries. Police said that he is expected to survive. Police add that the shooter escaped on foot and is still at large. Officials said that the shooting suspect likely knew ...
Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce
Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug. 12. Reay replaces Dena Guttridge, who left the position in July. Ms. Reay was formerly the Executive Director of the Discover Burien Association, a position she held since 2013. She will assume her new position effective immediately. “We are very excited to have Andrea aboard," said Judy Coovert, Chairwoman of the Board. "She is a committed member of our community and brings a wealth of experience and talents to our fast growing region. She ...
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party
Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing's 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here's the full video of the presentation: [embed]https://youtu.be/UAIlnxF1eEQ[/embed]
Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’
The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership on Tuesday (April 26) with the intent "to better promote the regional destination, bolster tourism and drive economic vitality" of the region. What was known as the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will become the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. The partnership is made effective through a memorandum of understanding, in which both organizations will leverage the Seattle Southside name. “There is an increasing understanding of the value of a singular place brand,” said Katherine Kertzman, president and CEO of the Seattle Southside RTA. “The more we ...
VIDEO: Time lapse video of demolition of the Spruce Motel
The City of Tukwila is in the process of demolishing four motels on Tukwila International Boulevard, and on Feb. 24 the Spruce Motel, located at 14442 Pacific Hwy S., bit the dust: [youtube width="500" height="344"]https://youtu.be/WrWcBY8JVQY[/youtube] Reports are that these motels were all so crime-ridden that they were seized by the federal government, then boarded up in 2013. When the owners were sentenced to prison, the city bought the properties, which they are demolishing. The city hasn't yet decided on what to put in place of these buildings, but reports are that we'll see grass in place of pavement by spring.
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