History Section

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]

Tukwila to cut ‘Ceremonial Toilet Paper’ at Heritage & Cultural Center June 29

Tukwila to cut ‘Ceremonial Toilet Paper’ at Heritage & Cultural Center June 29

The restroom improvements and Grand Re-Opening of the Tukwila Heritage and Cultural Center will be celebrated with a non-traditional ‘cutting of the toilet paper’ on Monday, June 29 at 5:30... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High... [Read more]

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

The Seattle P-I on Sunday posted a very interesting story about the local film “The Maury Island Incident,” in which journalist Jake Ellison dives deep into a ‘rabbit hole’ about... [Read more]

Foster High School Hosts 100-Year Anniversary Celebration on March 21

Foster High School Hosts 100-Year Anniversary Celebration on March 21

The Bulldog community will honor the past, present, and future with a dance- and music-filled evening on Saturday, March 21. In 1915, the United States was on the brink of entering World War I, the 47th... [Read more]

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [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]

Waterland Blog: South King Fire & Rescue Remembers 9/11

Waterland Blog: South King Fire & Rescue Remembers 9/11

South King Fire & Rescue and the Cities of Federal Way and Des Moines, WA hosted a dawn 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Celebration Park in Federal Way on Sunday Morning, September 11. Visit our sister... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sights & Sounds From Seattle’s Martin Luther King Rally & Parade

PHOTOS: Sights & Sounds From Seattle’s Martin Luther King Rally & Parade

By Nicholas Johnson Thousands of MLK Day celebrants strolled through Seattle’s streets Monday afternoon. Following a route from Garfield High School down to the Federal Building at 2nd Avenue and... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society Presents Free Program On Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday

Highline Historical Society Presents Free Program On Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday

The Highline Historical Society will present a free, living history performance of “Eleanor Roosevelt: No Ordinary Woman” on Sunday, January 16, at 2 PM. Professional actress and Chautauqua... [Read more]