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Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Apollo Command Module with F-1 engine. Apollo Command Module. Gemini space suit gloves. Pete Conrad leather flight jacket. Photos courtesy Museum of Flight By Ralph Nichols When the total solar eclipse... [Read more]

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Monday (Dec. 18), following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community... [Read more]

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

Twenty students from Tukwila-based Key Tech Labs – a nonprofit that aims to build self-sustaining communities by equipping minorities with skills in STEM – recently spent the day at Google’s... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Tukwila Community Center: Are you interested in learning more about the importance of forests? A teacher... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Museum of Flight in Tukwila will finally be opening their long awaited exhibit. The Apollo Exhibit, which was announced a few years back and confirmed... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event will be at Foster High School on Saturday, May 13

Recycling Collection Event will be at Foster High School on Saturday, May 13

The 2017 Residential Recycling Collection Event will be held at Foster High School from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017. This event is for Tukwila Residents only (please bring proof of residency). Rain... [Read more]

Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage Sunday morning

Car crashes into utility pole, causes power outage Sunday morning

A power outage was caused by a car crashing into a utility pole, Seattle City Light is reporting. The outage – which occurred at 8:10 a.m. Sunday morning, Jan. 8 – is affecting some 171 customers. City... [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]