History Section

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]

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]