Politics Section

LETTER: ‘My knock is on citizens … who do not run for office and don’t vote…’

LETTER: ‘My knock is on citizens … who do not run for office and don’t vote…’

[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:] Vote for John Doe for xyz elected office... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Misleading political signs – is this ethical?’

LETTER: ‘Misleading political signs – is this ethical?’

[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, A few days ago, I was... [Read more]

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

King Co. Housing Authority purchases 2 properties near Tukwila Light Rail station

In an effort to preserve housing affordability in response to the region’s meteoric rise in rents, the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) recently purchased two apartment communities adjacent to... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

SLIDESHOW: President Obama visits region

Photographer Francis Zera was on hand Friday (Oct. 9) as President Obama touched down – then later took off – at/from Boeing Field. The President was in town to do two quick fundraisers. Click to... [Read more]

Upthegrove plan to restore salmon in Green River moves forward

Upthegrove plan to restore salmon in Green River moves forward

The King County Council has approved a new plan to help restore salmon habitat along the Green River. Named “Re-Green the Green,” the program will use several existing sources of funding to plant... [Read more]

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]