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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]

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

Say hello to the new ‘Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) and the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership on Tuesday (April 26) with the intent “to better promote the regional... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse video of demolition of the Spruce Motel

VIDEO: Time lapse video of demolition of the Spruce Motel

The City of Tukwila is in the process of demolishing four motels on Tukwila International Boulevard, and on Feb. 24 the Spruce Motel, located at 14442 Pacific Hwy S., bit the dust: Reports are that these... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Jeff Bezos unveils recovered Apollo rocket engines at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Jeff Bezos unveils recovered Apollo rocket engines at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill In 2013, billionaire Jeff Bezos underwrote a private — and secret — expedition to find and recover the Apollo rocket engines that launched astronauts Neil Armstrong,... [Read more]

Dena Guttridge is the new Pres./CEO for SW King County Chamber of Commerce

Dena Guttridge is the new Pres./CEO for SW King County Chamber of Commerce

Dena Guttridge is the new President/CEO of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, where she replaces Carol Kolson, who will be exiting and relocating with her family to another state. The Board... [Read more]

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

In an effort to preserve housing affordability in response to the region’s meteoric rise in rents, the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) recently purchased two apartment communities adjacent to... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

Photographer Francis Zera was on hand Friday (Oct. 9) as President Obama touched down – then later took off – at/from Boeing Field. The President was in town to do two quick fundraisers. Click to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

Tukwila is lucky to have the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field. Admission is $20 for an adult with senior and AAA discounts – but here’s... [Read more]

With the cut of Toilet Paper, bathroom re-opens at Heritage & Cultural Center

With the cut of Toilet Paper, bathroom re-opens at Heritage & Cultural Center

On Monday, June 29, local dignitaries – lead by Mayor Jim Haggerton wielding a large pair of scissors – gathered to cut a Toilet Paper ribbon as the Tukwila Heritage and Cultural Center celebrated... [Read more]