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Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

The Museum of Flight will be honoring U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel by providing free admission all day on Friday, Nov. 11. The museum will also be hosting its annual Veteran’s Day... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

The Tukwila Historical Society’s 2016 Holiday Gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Historic Nelsen House, located at 15643 West Valley Highway (map below). Special... [Read more]

Help break the world record for ‘largest potluck in history’ in Tukwila Aug. 13

Help break the world record for ‘largest potluck in history’ in Tukwila Aug. 13

On Saturday, Aug. 13, Tukwila will attempt to break the world record for the largest potluck in history. “Bring a dish, and come sit at our table!” WHERE: Tukwila International Blvd between... [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]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]

Producer of ‘The Martian’ to talk about Film April 16 at Museum of Flight

Producer of ‘The Martian’ to talk about Film April 16 at Museum of Flight

Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir’s book, “The Martian,” to the screen, will talk about that process in a special public conversation at the Museum of Flight at... [Read more]

What would you name this new Tukwila Park? City seeking ideas from residents

What would you name this new Tukwila Park? City seeking ideas from residents

The City of Tukwila is seeking park name suggestions for the Chinook Wind and Duwamish Gardens habitat restoration sites located on the north side of the river between East Marginal Way South and Tukwila... [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]

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]

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]