Tukwila Blog

National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 2 and here’s how to participate

National Night Out is returning on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, and residents are encouraged to participate. “National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community,” according to the official website. “Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.”
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Free Summer Meals available through Tukwila School District

Free Summer Meals for kids are now available through the Tukwila School District. “Nothing is more important to us than making sure your children receive all the educational benefits available to them while attending Tukwila School District, and making sure they receive a nutritious breakfast and lunch is part of those benefits,” the district said.

Tukwila Pantry partnering to fundraise with fireworks

Tukwila Pantry is partnering with TNT Fireworks to raise funds at Saar’s Super Saver Foods in Tukwila the week leading up to the 4th of July. Pantry volunteers will be selling safe and sane fireworks at Saar’s from June 28 through July 4. Their goal is to not only support their critical mission, but also reduce the number of unsafe and loud fireworks in the community.

Tukwila will hold Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18

The City of Tukwila will celebrate Juneteenth at the Sullivan Center on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This free event will run from 2 – 4 p.m. The event is a celebration of emancipation, as well as an opportunity to honor African Americans through continued learning and understanding the impacts of slavery and resiliency.

Shots fired inside Cheesecake Factory in Tukwila Tuesday night

A shooting took place inside the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Tukwila on Tuesday night, May 31, 2022. Tukwila Police say that at approximately 8:44 p.m. officers were dispatched to that location in the 200 block of Strander Blvd. after receiving reports that a dispute had escalated into gunfire. There were...

Orca Day will be Saturday, June 4 in Tukwila

Orca Action Month kicks off with ‘Orca Day,’ a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, June 4, 2022 in Tukwila. Orcas need salmon to survive, and we can all make a difference within the Green-Duwamish watershed. This event is a part of Orca Action Month, which is a regional...

Tukwila Police seeking public’s help identifying smash & grab vehicle prowling suspect

Tukwila Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying this smash & grab vehicle prowling suspect:. Police say they “are hoping to make the acquaintance of the pictured individual,” who they say on May 17, 2022 took it upon himself to liberate an Amazon delivery truck of merchandise that was being delivered in the 5700 block of S. 152nd Street (map below).

Tukwila Police patrols result in multiple arrests, recovered merchandise, narcotics & firearms

Tukwila Police are reporting that over the past several weeks, the reason for a large presence of officers on Andover Park W. between Tukwila Parkway and Strander Blvd. has been due to concerns from community members and observations of officers and detectives related to brazen narcotic use at bus shelters, drug paraphernalia and litter left behind, erratic behavior of those under the influence of narcotics and an increase in brazen retail theft.

Walk to Duwamish Hill Preserve will be Wednesday, May 18

Let’s explore along the Duwamish River, learning some area history, culminating at Duwamish Hill Preserve. calls the Preserve “a 10.5 acre parcel of historical, cultural and ecological significant land in Tukwila.”. Also:. “The hill from which the preserve gets its name is a glacial remnant and within...

Seattle Southside Chamber announces leadership changes and CEO search

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. Following the announcement of the departure of the current President/CEO, Andrea Reay (She/Her), the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to conduct a search for their new President/CEO as well as leadership transitions in the meantime.