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The News Tribune
Veteran in-state tuition bill clears Legislature, heads to Inslee
Lawmakers waited until the last minute to award veterans in-state tuition at Washington colleges and universities, but ultimately the popular legislation made it through the Legislature before it adjourned Thursday.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Two-alarm fire damages SeaTac apartment units
Firefighters from several local fire departments responded to a two-alarm apartment fire in the 17800 block of 32 Avenue South Wednesday night.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
House passes end of Innovate WA bill
In the latest iteration, the Spokane-based agency becomes a program in the state Commerce Department that ends on June 30, 2015.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
PNW Local News
Sea-Tac man sentenced to a year in prison for operating 'crime-infested' Tukwila motel
The former owner of the Travelers Choice motel will spend a year in federal prison for his role in operating what federal prosecutors describe as "crime-infested motels" on Tukwila International Boulevard.
Ex-owner of crime-plagued Tukwila motel sentenced
The former owner of a crime-plagued Tukwila motel was sentenced today to one year in prison for allowing the property to become a haven for drug dealing and prostitution, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Immigration activist Pramila Jayapal to run for state Senate
The founder and former director of OneAmerica is being endorsed by the mayor and several city council members among others.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Seattle robber nabbed after carjacking, chase, crash
Seattle police arrested a man in Tukwila near Boeing Field on Friday afternoon after he carjacked a truck, led officers on a chase and tried to steal more vehicles.
Former co-worker pleads guilty in 1996 slaying of Kirkland mother
A man who was extradited from Montana last year to face charges in connection with the 1996 death of a Kirkland woman pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in King County Superior Court on Friday.
Snoqualmie Valley Record
Big award, big trophy for IGNITE dancers
IGNITE dancers compete at the Kids Artistic Revue competition, held in early February in Tukwila.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Seahawks parade fans added more than 200k transit trips
It's no surprise that a half-million or so Seahawks football fans caused record crowds on Seattle transit lines Feb. 5 for the post-Super Bowl parade and stadium party.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The envelope please: And the top 10 trails in Washington state are
All February long, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy featured trails in Washington state on its trail blog and other social media outlets.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Highline Times
Seattle-Area Teens Take To the Field in Support of Copa Coca-Cola & Active, Healthy Living
Copa Coca-Cola Offers Teens the Soccer Opportunity of a Lifetime. The Local Tournament Gets Teens Active in the Spirit of This Year's FIFA World Cupa WHO : Youth ages 13-15 from soccer clubs in Washington WHAT : Participants will compete for the chance to win a trip to the Copa Coca-ColaA Soccer Camp in Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cupa .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lovebirds behind burglary spree face prison
An AR-15-style rifle recovered during the investigation into burglaries committed by Donovan Smith and Brandi Campbell, pictured in a Justice Department photo.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Seattle school-bus drivers reach agreement with private contractor
After a daylong negotiation, the union representing about 450 bus drivers for Seattle Public Schools has reached a fully recommended tentative settlement with First Student, a private contractor that provides busing for the district.
The TukWil Blog
Seattle Southside opens new Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter
On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Seattle Southside Visitor Services , the official tourism organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines, opened a new Visitor Center in Westfield Southcenter, which will be able to assist and influence more travelers in the Seattle Southside region.
Count shows 420 homeless students in Kent School District
Other numbers for neighboring Kent districts include Highline 917, Renton 432, Tukwila 305, Federal Way 297 and Auburn 180 homeless students.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
King County Journal
Stranger tries to grab backpack, girl on way to Tukwila Elementary
A man in his 40s grabbed a girl's backpack and then tried to grab her as she walked on a wooded path to Tukwila Elementary School at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Girl Scout Cookies aren't just for Eating
It's that time of the year, cookie time! Pretty soon you'll see little girls in their uniforms all over town selling those hard to resist Girl Scout cookies.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Army Corps begins annual spring fill of Green River's Howard Hanson Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers slowly begins annual spring fill of the reservoir in late February, allowing water levels to rise within Howard Hanson Dam's reservoir.