Summer may just have started, but it's never too early to start thinking about coming back to school! (Did I just hear children shouting, "Nooooooooooo"?)The complete 2015-16 calendar is now available and posted online. You can also pick up hard copies at the Admin Building, 4640 S. 144th St.One significant change for next school year is the switch from late-start…See More
It has been one year since I spoke before the Tukwila City Council regarding my seven-year study to provide facilities for the Courts, Police, and various Administrative functions for our City. My model of the proposed campus, (which would also include recreational, and educational amenities), has toured the City since my presentation to the Council for public view and comment. Now that the Facility Study has entered Phase IV, (which includes site selection and financing), I would like to make…See More
http://www.tukwilareporter.com/opinion/308223911.htmlOne benefit of international travel is that of meeting people in their home environment. One progresses from an intellectual awareness to a gut-level understanding that what seems important to us is far less so to others. Communist or otherwise, people are patriotic and live in circumstances that are normal to them. Same as most Americans. Some American ideas about freedom,…See More
As a member of the Tukwila CERT Team, I got this message from Raejean Kreel, CEM, MA - Emergency Management Specialist, Tukwila Fire Department - and it is all over the news. I'm passing it along via this blog to help us all do well this weekend - hoping we all take the current heat wave seriously:"In case you had not received the update this morning, the National Weather Service has officially issued an excessive heat warning from today at noon until Sunday at 5am (see below). In the land of…See More
Tukwila's 22nd Annual Community Garage Sale is coming up August 22 and 23. Sign up to hold a yard/garage sale at your Tukwila home at the same time as your neighbors across the city! Declutter and earn money, while reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the landfill.The City will publish a list of all the sale addresses in local papers and online. You’ll also receive a Tukwila Garage Sale kit with a “Tukwila Community Garage Sale” sign, tips for having a great sale, and a list of re-use…See More
Last night (6/19/15), we attended a Mariners against the Houston Astros. It was a good game and the Mariners won 5-2. This is the first time that I have attended a game on Friday night. They provide a fireworks show 10-15 minutes after the game. The left field bleachers are cleared and those people are allowed to the field along the first base line and the third base line. This night was Star Wars night and many, many folks and children, in particular, wore Star Wars costumes. I was surprised…See More
"I like it! Well ... I love the idea of a bakery (my waistline doesn't) and it will be nice to not have to drive all the way to Federal Way or Auburn to deal with cable issues. Thanks for checking on this Chuck!"
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