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UPDATE: ‘Suspicious device’ on Southcenter Blvd. turns out to be rice cooker

UPDATE: ‘Suspicious device’ on Southcenter Blvd. turns out to be rice cooker

UPDATE 4:20 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018: Tukwila Police have re-opened Southcenter Blvd., and are reporting that the ‘suspicious device’ found at a bus shelter was actually a rice cooker: The suspicious... [Read more]

Hotel Interurban to open as Tukwila’s tallest building in spring 2018

Hotel Interurban to open as Tukwila’s tallest building in spring 2018

Rendering of Hotel Interurban (photo credit: Hotel Interurban). Located minutes from downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport, the 19-story Hotel Interurban is scheduled to open in spring 2018 as the newest... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg speaks at Mayors’ Luncheon

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg speaks at Mayors’ Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Luncheon at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac on Friday, June 9, and below are videos and photos from the event. On hand at this annual... [Read more]

Public plaza, café at Tukwila Village to open this year

Public plaza, café at Tukwila Village to open this year

By Ralph Nichols After years of visioning and planning, Tukwila Village at 14400 Tukwila International Boulevard – a community within the community – is taking shape. Construction of this mixed-use... [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]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [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]

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]

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]