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VIDEO: City of Tukwila’s Women’s Only Fitness program

VIDEO: City of Tukwila’s Women’s Only Fitness program

The City of Tukwila released a new video on the Women’s Only Fitness program. “This culturally appropriate fitness class is tailored to meet the needs of our Somali women in Tukwila,”... [Read more]

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

Twenty students from Tukwila-based Key Tech Labs – a nonprofit that aims to build self-sustaining communities by equipping minorities with skills in STEM – recently spent the day at Google’s... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

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]

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

After an extensive national search, Megan McGroarty has been selected as Foster High’s next principal, beginning July 1, 2017. Here’s more from the Tukwila School District: “Ms. McGroarty was... [Read more]

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Tukwila Community Center: Are you interested in learning more about the importance of forests? A teacher... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on Wednesday, May 24

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on Wednesday, May 24

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on Wednesday, May 24 at the Starbucks near Macy’s at Southcenter Mall, from 4 – 7 p.m. “Please join us for a cup of coffee and a very informal meet... [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]

Russell Wilson will help graduating Foster High seniors celebrate on June 7

Russell Wilson will help graduating Foster High seniors celebrate on June 7

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 7, to congratulate and reward all Foster High seniors who fulfill their graduation requirements. “So don’t... [Read more]