‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18
'April Pools Day' is coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18, from 1 – 3 p.m., and all are invited! Over 100 kids collected eggs from the shallow end to the deep end at the pool at the Easter Egg Hunt. Jayden, Gavin and Ava were the 3 winners in the cannonball contest, and Anders guessed the jelly bean jar with 2009, taking home all the beans! The Tukwila Pool is located at 4414 S. 144th St. Tukwila, WA 98168, between Foster High School and Showalter Middle School. Phone: 206-267-2350 Email: email@example.com For more information, visit http://www.tukwilapool.org.
Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound
Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 11. Mayors and Jim Haggerton, Tukwila, Mia Gregerson, SeaTac, Dave Kaplan, Des Moines, and Lucy Krakowiak, Burien all said at the annual luncheon that city revenues are increasing as new economic development boosts their local economies. TUKWILA Major strides were taken in removing criminal activity from Tukwila International Blvd. – improving its character and setting the stage for economic development, something he is “especially proud” ...
Seattle Southside opens new Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter
On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS), the official tourism organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines, opened a new Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter, which will be able to assist and influence more travelers in the Seattle Southside region. Complimentary Visitor Center services include restaurant recommendations; hotel reservation assistance and referrals; directions; brochures; maps and sightseeing guides; transportation guidance; advice on museums and entertainment – and details on how to get tickets; tour bookings; tips, suggestions and advice on area attractions and ticket information; and expert knowledge on local events, sports, festivals and activities. [caption id="attachment_71520" ...
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 ...
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 ...
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