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Pickup hit cyclist, fled scene Saturday

If you have any information on the identity of the passenger, please call 206-296-3311.

Sound Transit to host open houses about Bus Rapid Transit on the I-405 corridor

Members of the public are invited to learn about, and offer input, on the Bus Rapid Transit project.

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Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Straw ban leaves disabled community feeling high and dry

Although disabled people are exempted from Seattle’s new law, the impacted community says that businesses haven’t gotten the message.

Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

Photos by Haley Ausbun

Sonic Drive-In now open in Renton

The Sonic opened Friday, July 13.

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

A free concert coming July 21, and more community news

Free concert features local band The Landing is inviting the public to attend a free summer concert featuring local band, Continue reading...

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Questions, answers for summertime gardening

The second week of July is the time to renew groundcovers by shearing them back and applying a mulch. Trim Continue reading...

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Third time proves charm for Seattle Seawolves, win first ever Major League Rugby championship title

Seattle rallies in second half to clinch coveted win over Glendale in league final

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Sippin Fire scores convincing win in $50,000 Seattle Slew Stakes

Bowen rides gelding to victory, one of five on the day for the jockey

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Business

Seattle’s misstep highlights need for new approach

Last week, Seattle’s City Council did an “about face” revoking the onerous corporate head tax it unanimously enacted less than… Continue reading

 

Washington’s expensive culvert court case

While much of the media buzz over declining salmon runs focuses on dam removal and predation by sea lions and… Continue reading

 

Sports
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                                Diamonds R and Leonel Camacho-Flores score a $28.20 upset in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs on Sunday.

Diamonds R scores an Irish Day upset

Camacho-Flores rides filly to one-length victory in $50,000 stakes

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File photo from Seahawks Training Camp last year at the VMAC.

New process for purchasing single game Seahawk tickets

Registration required prior to ticket purchasing event

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Marketplace
Miny Tafesse, founder and owner of Abyssinia Hair & Beauty Clinic in Renton.

Renton entrepreneur shares both the spirit and substance of her success

How do you build a successful business? It all begins with passion!

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Opinion

The sweetest revenge? Sometimes it’s just being nice

Our leaders, our nation should learn this: sometimes the sweetest revenge is gained by simply being nice.

 

New Reporter on the scene

Editor’s Note: Please help us as we welcome our newest reporter to Renton — Haley Ausbun. I’m Haley Ausbun and… Continue reading

 

Northwest

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.

 

Safe consumption part 3: The opposite of addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on controversial supervised consumption sites

 

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