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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of Our Cities’ is this Friday

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of Our Cities’ is this Friday

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s annual ‘State of our Cities’ Luncheon (formally known as the Mayors’ Luncheon), will be held this Friday, May 10, 2019. The event runs... [Read more]

Mayoral candidate Ojay Dubow withdraws from race, endorses Allan Ekberg

Mayoral candidate Ojay Dubow withdraws from race, endorses Allan Ekberg

Tukwila Mayoral candidate Ojay Dubow has withdrawn his candidacy for the position, and has endorsed incumbent Mayor Allan Ekberg. “I’ll be supporting him (Allan Ekberg) all the way,” Dubow said. Ojay... [Read more]

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announces re-election campaign

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announces re-election campaign

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announced this week that she will be running for re-election to the Tukwila City Council this year. She was originally elected to office in 2007, and is currently the... [Read more]

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announces he’ll be seeking re-election in 2019

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announces he’ll be seeking re-election in 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 5, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announced that he will be running for re-election in 2019. Ekberg was elected Tukwila’s 20th mayor in Nov., 2015. Previously he served on the Tukwila... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently proposed a new, two-year budget that calls for $3.7 billion in new and higher taxes, and also includes a 9 percent capital gains tax, which would take Washington from... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

Mayor’s statement on ‘Small Business’ Saturday

Mayor’s statement on ‘Small Business’ Saturday

It is ‘Small Business’ Saturday, where we should bring attention and our dollars to local businesses. I feel it is important to shop local. Shopping a local Tukwila business means a portion of the... [Read more]

South King County Candidate Forum will be TONIGHT in Kent

South King County Candidate Forum will be TONIGHT in Kent

Come meet your candidates, hear their stances on issues and voice yours too at APACEvotes’ FIRST EVER South King County Candidate Forum, being held TONIGHT – Friday, Oct. 26, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.! This... [Read more]

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

From Advertiser Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser: I love the job of being your state Senator in Olympia. As Confucius observed: Do the job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life. What... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]