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Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

Seattle Southside opens new Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter

Seattle Southside opens new 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]

Scenes from the 2nd annual ‘Taste of Tukwila’

Scenes from the 2nd annual ‘Taste of Tukwila’

Story and photos by Pam Fernald September 20th was the second annual Taste of Tukwila and I attended with some friends. What a fun community mini event! You could get a cultural ‘taste’ of music, dance... [Read more]

Three Tukwila motels seized by Feds after year-long investigation

Three Tukwila motels seized by Feds after year-long investigation

Three motels in Tukwila were seized and boarded-up by federal agents Tuesday (Aug. 27) following a year-long investigation of criminal activity in and around the motels, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A.... [Read more]

Tukwila One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Tukwila One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Tukwil is one of seven King County school districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Tukwila,... [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]