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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]

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]

‘One Heck Of A Long Distance Call!’ Students Speak With Orbiting Astronauts

‘One Heck Of A Long Distance Call!’ Students Speak With Orbiting Astronauts

Story by Mark Neuman Photos by Scott Schaefer Three astronauts, orbiting Earth in the International Space Station, turned on a camera, popped open some microphones, and spoke with several local high... [Read more]

VIDEO: High-Speed Chase Ends In Restroom Of Tukwila Claim Jumper

VIDEO: High-Speed Chase Ends In Restroom Of Tukwila Claim Jumper

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a high-speed chase on Tuesday (Mar. 1) that began in Covington ended in the restroom of the Tukwila Claim Jumper restaurant. Here’s the full... [Read more]

VIDEO: Amazing ‘Shadow Tree’ Art Seen On Southcenter Blvd.

VIDEO: Amazing ‘Shadow Tree’ Art Seen On Southcenter Blvd.

Friend of the Blog and local Artist Maureen Hoffmann shared this incredibly beautiful find she videotaped this week in Tukwila – she calls it a ‘Shadow Tree’ and as she posted on her... [Read more]