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PODCAST: Burglary suspect dies in SeaTac; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burglary suspect dies in SeaTac; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s episode #24 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [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]

Fundraiser Screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Sunday, Oct. 25

Fundraiser Screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Sunday, Oct. 25

A full screening and special presentation of the locally-made, award-winning historic UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” will serve as a benefit for the Tukwila Historical Society on Sunday, Oct.... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [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]

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [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]