PODCAST: Residents scold SeaTac Council, teachers to walk out & more
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REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?
[caption id="attachment_1553" align="aligncenter" width="490"] What the proposed arena site would look like.[/caption] ESPN is reporting this week that a company called RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment filed a zoning code request with the city of Tukwila, stating its intention to build a multipurpose arena. On May 1, the group will apparently file a SEPA application, according to the report. The proposed site is immediately off Exit 1 of I-405, east of the West Valley Highway near the Sounder station, the report says. If progress continues, ESPN adds that the early target date to open the privately funded arena would be the fall of 2017. The new stadium could play ...
King County Sheriff’s K-9 ‘Jimmy’ killed on SR 599 in Tukwila
Early Saturday morning (April 18), King County Sheriff’s Office K-9 'Jimmy' was killed after being struck by a vehicle along SR 599 in South Park. He was a two-year old black German Shephard that had been working with the Sheriff’s Office since November 2014. Jimmy was not tracking at the time. Police say that around 1 a.m., Deputy Travis Brunner and his partner K-9 Jimmy were at Cecil Moses Park in Tukwila getting some exercise while on shift, as they had done many times. Jimmy had his harness and strobe light on but got through a break in a chain link fence and out ...
Seattle Southside opens 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" ...
World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers
by Ralph Nichols, with photos by Michael Brunk [caption id="attachment_46778" align="alignright" width="225" caption="WWII Veteran John Hauff shares a log book entry to Ralph Nichols"][/caption] “It was a lot of fun until they started shooting at us.” So quipped John Hauff, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force – when I asked him what it was like up there. We were talking before our flight aboard the Aluminum Overcast – the Experimental Aviation Association’s vintage B-17 that recently visited the Museum of Flight – from Boeing Field last week. A P-51 fighter pilot, Hauff escorted B-17 “Flying Fortresses” and B-24 Liberators ...
You’re invited to an S2 match! Rally behind your local Sounders FC 2 as they take on rivals Portland Timbers 2 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Wednesday, May 27 at Starfire in Tukwila. As a thank you... [Read more]
Here’s episode #2 of our new SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]
The owners of Zoopa Organic Soup, Salad & Bakery – located at 393 Strander Blvd. near Westfield Southcenter in Tukwila – announced Monday that the business has closed due to a dispute with its... [Read more]
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McDonalds Corporation logo. (PRNewsFoto) McDonald’s is now hiring managers and crew for the following locations: SeaTac Airport Tukwila Burien White Center Please join us for open interviews at our... [Read more]
Ahoy Mateys! On Saturday May 16, from 1 – 3 p.m., there will be Pirates in the Pool! MEET TUKWILA POOL PIRATES FIND BURIED TREASURE ENJOY PIRATE GRUB WALK THE PLANK All at the Tukwila Pool, located... [Read more]
What the proposed arena site would look like. ESPN is reporting this week that a company called RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment filed a zoning code request with the city of Tukwila, stating its... [Read more]Read More Headlines