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Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Eighth-grader Jordyn Famimiko of Showalter Middle School was recently awarded first place in the middle-school essay category of the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2017 Writing, Art, & Film Contest. Jordyn’s... [Read more]

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

What will your memories of Summer 2017 be? Most people form specific memories that stand out in Technicolor vividness because of their significance or intensity. Every year, the PowellsWood Garden Storytelling... [Read more]

Patrons, staff love the ‘Bright and Open’ brand new Tukwila Library

Patrons, staff love the ‘Bright and Open’ brand new Tukwila Library

Photos courtesy King County Library System By Ralph Nichols The new Tukwila Library, which welcomed more than a thousand community residents at its grand opening April 29, has been an instant hit with... [Read more]

New Tukwila Library will open this Saturday, April 29

New Tukwila Library will open this Saturday, April 29

A ribbon-cutting celebration and self-guided tour will mark the grand opening of the new 10,000 square foot Tukwila Library this Saturday, April 29, starting at 9:30 a.m. Join KCLS, community leaders,... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

All are invited to the Tukwila Historical Society’s “History After Hours” event on April 15, 2017, from 6 – 10 p.m. at Odin Brewery, located at 402 Baker Blvd. Food will be served. No Host... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

A small grant application is available beginning Dec. 1st, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

The Tukwila Historical Society’s 2016 Holiday Gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Historic Nelsen House, located at 15643 West Valley Highway (map below). Special... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

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... [Read more]

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead.  Anybody read or heard any of those lately?... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]