Politics Section

Do our Cops get a Bum Rap? Police Officer Recognition Day is Sept. 12

Do our Cops get a Bum Rap? Police Officer Recognition Day is Sept. 12

by Michael J. West If you think our police are being maligned and disrespected, here’s an opportunity to show your support and recognize an Outstanding Police Officer at ‘Police Officer Recognition... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves, more

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves, more

Here’s episode #10 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [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]

PODCAST: Residents scold SeaTac Council, teachers to walk out & more

PODCAST: Residents scold SeaTac Council, teachers to walk out & more

Here’s episode #2 of our new SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

LETTER: Citizens share information on how to file to run for local offices

LETTER: Citizens share information on how to file to run for local offices

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tukwila Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, We are Tukwila citizens... [Read more]

LETTER: Another resident speaks up about the Tukwila Pool

LETTER: Another resident speaks up about the Tukwila Pool

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tukwila Blog nor its staff:] Hi I am one of very few words, and I... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident want to place Tukwila Pool under an elected commission

LETTER: Resident want to place Tukwila Pool under an elected commission

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tukwila Blog nor its staff:] Unfortunately, there never came a discussion... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It isn’t too early to announce your desire to serve…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It isn’t too early to announce your desire to serve…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Tukwila Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, In the city of Tukwila,... [Read more]

Tukwila City Councilmember De’Sean Quinn announces run for Mayor

Tukwila City Councilmember De’Sean Quinn announces run for Mayor

by Jack Mayne Tukwila City Councilmember De’Sean Quinn on Tuesday (Feb. 24) announced his candidacy for mayor of Tukwila. Quinn has been on the Council for six years, now serving his second term that... [Read more]