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PODCAST: Residents scold SeaTac Council, teachers to walk out & more

PODCAST: Residents scold SeaTac Council, teachers to walk out & 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]

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

REPORT: Tukwila may be home to a new NHL Hockey team, perhaps NBA too?

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]

King County Sheriff’s K-9 ‘Jimmy’ killed on SR 599 in Tukwila

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... [Read more]

Seattle Southside opens Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter

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,... [Read more]

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

by Ralph Nichols, with photos by Michael Brunk WWII Veteran John Hauff shares a log book entry to Ralph Nichols “It was a lot of fun until they started shooting at us.” So quipped John Hauff, a World... [Read more]

Planetary Resources Shooting to “Meet the Asteroids,” Announces Plans

Planetary Resources Shooting to “Meet the Asteroids,” Announces Plans

Story by Mark Neuman Photos courtesy Ted Huetter/Museum of Flight Sounding perhaps like youthful science fiction fans excitedly reciting passages from their favorite cosmic short stories, a handful of... [Read more]

Donations Sought for Devastated Father of Teenage Girl Murdered in Tukwila

Donations Sought for Devastated Father of Teenage Girl Murdered in Tukwila

The late Jasmyn Tully, left, with her Father Steve. In the early morning hours of March 17, 2012, single parent Stephen Tully’s only child, 17-year old Jasmyn Tully, was murdered in her sleep by... [Read more]