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Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 1:24 am
Seattle driving down income disparity
Boston.com - ... began charging only $1.50 per ride - more than 50 percent off peak fares - to riders like Basro Jama, who lives in Tukwila, just south of Seattle. Jama, 27, an immigrant from Somalia who is raising two young children by herself, earns less than ... Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 2:58 pm
Seattle to offer discount transit fares to low-income riders
SFGate - ... began charging only $1.50 per ride - more than 50 percent off peak fares - to riders like Basro Jama, who lives in Tukwila, just south of Seattle. Jama, 27, an immigrant from Somalia who is raising two young children by herself, earns less than ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 11:01 pm
‘Paul’ Patu, South Pacific Islander advocate, dies at 70
Seattle Times - ... and brother Sam Patu. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. March 9 at the Church By The Side of the Road in Tukwila. Remembrances may be sent to the Von Paul Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 78317, Seattle, WA 98178, or online at ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 5:40 pm
Seattle detective testifies in trial of accused cop killer
KOMO News - ... following up on leads several days after the 2009 slaying of his college, officer Timothy Brenton. Instead, at a Tukwila apartment complex, he and two other officers came face to face with accused killer Christopher Monfort. "SWAT was going to come ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 1:41 pm
King County copies Microsoft in bid to cut energy consumption
Business Journal - ... building in downtown Seattle to more industrial facilities, such as the Bow Lake Recycling & Transfer station in Tukwila and the Brightwater sewage treatment plant in Woodinville. The move is expected to cut electricity bills and carbon emissions at ... Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:39 am
The 'thoughtful redesign' of Group Health: How patients drove major changes for nonprofit
Business Journal - ... open in the next year and a half in east King County, Seattle's Queen Anne and Magnolia neighborhoods, West Seattle, Tukwila, SeaTac, Burien and Lynwood. Armstrong said that patient response to the clinics has been enthusiastic, and that is helping ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 8:16 pm
There were some significant developments in the NHL-to-Seattle movement today
MSNBC - ... wants to bring hockey to the City of Seattle." Finally, Murray shot down the idea of the NHL going to places like Tukwila or Bellevue , which had been reported earlier this month. "Whether it's a site in Seattle or site somewhere else in King ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 4:31 pm
Seattle mayor: Willing to change arena deal to lure NHL team
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... regarding a Master Use Permit for a Sodo arena no later than March 2016. Murray dismissed reports that sites in Tukwila or Bellevue could be more attractive for potential ownership groups, pointing out that both cities lacked the amenities Seattle ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 9:53 am
David Israel of POP Gourmet Foods on fine-tuning retail sales
Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery - POP Gourmet Foods, Tukwila, WA - a manufacturer of high-end popcorn products, as well as chips and croutons - maintains an international customer base in mass merchandise, warehouse/club, specialty and traditional grocery, foodservice, airlines and hotels, among others. David Israel, founder and CEO of the company, has found that certain types of products - as well as packaging sizes and types - perform better in some retail channels vs. others. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 5:41 am
'I was chasing an owl,' driver explains crash to police
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The driver who crashed into a power pole early Wednesday in the south Seattle suburb of Tukwila explained to police that he lost control because he was chasing an owl. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 1:10 pm
Tukwila City Councilmember De'Sean Quinn announces run for Mayor
The Tukwila Blog - 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 expires in 2017. "My goal has been to improve the quality of life for Tukwila's citizens," Quinn said. "I am proud […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 11:09 am
Washington Timbers youth soccer teams finish second at state cup
The Columbian - ... before Crossfire Premier equalized. In Saturday's Championship Cup semifinal, Washington Timbers Red outscored Tukwila-based Pacific Northwest Maroon 3-1. Alan Gayton scored twice and Washington had a goal in the win. Assists were provided by Luke ... Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 12:50 pm
Tuck Everwaiting: Lonely dog seeks home for belly rubs, snuggles, lifelong love
Examiner.com - Tuck is a beautiful three-year-old Jindo who roamed the streets of Tukwila, Washington during 2014 - and now that he's been rescued, this lonely guy only wants to be in a loving home. Bonnie Beltz from Roaming Paws Lost Pet Services and Useless Bay Sanctuary knew that Tuck needed her help. Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 10:09 pm
Jamie Weisner of Clarkston leads Oregon State women to victory
Seattle Times - ... the Ducks (12-14, 5-10). Cheyenne Wilson led Utah with 16 points. Jillian Alleyne and Lexi Petersen, who is from Tukwila, each scored 18 points for Oregon. Alleyne had 13 rebounds and Petersen scored 14 of the Ducks' last 15 points. McKenzie Calvert ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 8:01 pm
L & L Energy CEO gets five-year prison sentence
Seattle Times - Dickson Lee, the former chief executive of a China coal company based in Tukwila, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for two counts of securities fraud. Lee, 66, was arrested last year on several charges, including filing falsified reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission and issuing stock under false pretenses to raise money for L & L Energy, which for a time traded on Nasdaq. Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 7:35 pm
Jury: REI didn't break disability rights rules firing paralyzed worker
KOMO News - ... former employee James Osborne's rights. Osborne saw his position terminated Dec. 13, 2012 after 18 years with the Tukwila-based outdoor giant. He filed a lawsuit months later, contending REI failed to help him find another position within the ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 1:24 pm
Jury finds REI didn't break disability rights rules
SFGate - ... former employee James Osborne's rights. Osborne saw his position terminated Dec. 13, 2012 after 18 years with the Tukwila-based outdoor giant. He filed a lawsuit months later, contending REI failed to help him find another position within the ... Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 9:55 pm
REI employee: I was paralyzed riding faulty REI-brand bike, then fired after suing
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Photo: JORDAN STEAD, SEATTLEPI.COM Called before a group of REI managers, James Osborne's 18-year career with the Tukwila-based outdoor giant came to an abrupt, unceremonious end. Reading from scripts, his superiors told him he was out and had him ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 2:00 pm
From ponies to prescriptions, Group Health plans major facility at Longacres
Business Journal - ... east of the Amtrak and Sounder commuter rail station. Group Health will move employees to the new facility from a Tukwila property at 12400 East Marginal Way S., that it has leased since 1995. Group Health spokesman Jackson Holtz said the goal is to ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 10:48 am
Tukwila is South King County's key transportation hub
Renton Reporter - With the new Tukwila Sounder Station, Tukwila has more direct access to public transportation than any other suburban city in King County. The City of Tukwila is carefully cultivating that access to create a vibrant urban district in Southcenter, where people live, work and are entertained. Read more...

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