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Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

From new Advertiser the 33rd District Democrats: We all know that our nation needs new leadership; now is the time we focus locally to make that happen! We need to be prepared to fight for every vote... [Read more]

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

Port of Seattle, neighboring cities launch new ‘Airport Round Table’ group

The Port of Seattle – in partnership with the cities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila – are launching the Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) to increase... [Read more]

City of Tukwila seeking residents to serve on new Port of Seattle committee

City of Tukwila seeking residents to serve on new Port of Seattle committee

The City of Tukwila is currently recruiting for two community members to serve on a new Port of Seattle community committee. Starting in February of 2018, the Port of Seattle will convene a new community... [Read more]

Volunteer needed for vacant position on the Tukwila Planning Commission

Volunteer needed for vacant position on the Tukwila Planning Commission

The Tukwila Planning Commission currently has a Member Resident Opening for the remainder of a 4 year term ending 12/31/2019. Tukwila’s Planning Commission also sits as the City’s Board of... [Read more]

VIDEO: City of Tukwila releases Video Voters’ Guide for 2017 General Election

VIDEO: City of Tukwila releases Video Voters’ Guide for 2017 General Election

With ballots for the general election coming in the mail this week, the City of Tukwila released its 2017 Video Voters’ Guide for local candidates. All candidates were invited to participate, but... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA closes Visitor Center at Westfield Southcenter

Seattle Southside RTA closes Visitor Center at Westfield Southcenter

The Seattle Southside RTA Visitor’s Center was first opened in Feb., 2014. The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official destination marketing organization for the cities of... [Read more]

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall Meeting in Tukwila Sat., July 29

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall Meeting in Tukwila Sat., July 29

Congressman Adam Smith is hosting a Town Hall event where constituents can meet and interact with the Congressman and voice concerns on the issues before Congress. WHEN: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from... [Read more]

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Doug King, president and CEO of the Museum of Flight in Tukwila, announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position. King became president... [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]