PODCAST: Toilet Paper cutting ceremony Monday; Comment of Week & more
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The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience
Redondo's PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share personal and folk tales. The festival includes fun for all ages with workshops for adults, a free program for children’s groups on Friday, and a full day of storytelling concerts on Saturday. In an era when quick blurbs on social media are the norm for communicating one’s identity to the world, it is refreshing to hear a well-crafted personal story. Previous visitor Rebecca Chamberlain summed up her feelings about the festival this way: “Between the natural ...
Tukwila to cut ‘Ceremonial Toilet Paper’ at Heritage & Cultural Center June 29
The restroom improvements and Grand Re-Opening of the Tukwila Heritage and Cultural Center will be celebrated with a non-traditional 'cutting of the toilet paper' on Monday, June 29 at 5:30 p.m. The event will also celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tukwila Historical Society. The center is located at 14475 59th Ave South in Tukwila. Tukwila Mayor Jim Haggerton and other dignitaries will take a giant scissors to a roll of toilet paper custom printed with the Tukwila Historical Society logo. “Everybody cuts a ribbon,” quipped Tukwila Historical Society President Louise Jones-Brown, “to demonstrate what a uniquely wonderful place Tukwila is ...
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 ...
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Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [Read more]
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