Gov. Inslee signing the bill on March 15. Submitted photo

Gov. Jay Inslee signs bill to raise population threshold

The Maple Valley City Council and City Manager Laura Philpot traveled to Olympia on March 15 for an exciting moment.… Continue reading

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Puget Sound Training Center celebrates 20 years

The center provides skills training and employment services to immigrants, refugees and low-income residents.

Black Lives Matter meets #MeToo

Columnist Marcus Harrison Green tells us about a troubling rift and the resulting rebirth in the local arm of the social movement.

Take your shopping bag to Community Garage Sale on March 24

The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Hwy.

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Jackie Thomas poses for a photo with her grandchildren. Thomas, who has worked as a police service specialist for 23 years, was diagnosed with stage four cancer last year. (Photo courtesy Renton Police Department)

Renton Police Guild raises money for member’s medical bills

Jackie Thomas, a Renton Police Department employee, was diagnosed with cancer last year.

Cascade/Benson Hill area community center gets $1.5M donation from state

Family First Community Center was dreamed up by Seahawk Doug Baldwin and the city.

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant opens gym in Renton

LaTaunya Witherspoon is the owner of the new gym SpoonFed Training located at 2000 Benson Road South.

Nia Campbell, a senior at Talley High, presented her poem “Dear Peter (A Letter from Rachel Faucet)” before a recent matinee performance of Broadway musical Hamilton. She was one of the 15 chosen high school performers to present her piece. COURTESY PHOTO

Talley High School senior presents poem before ‘Hamilton’ performance

Nia Campbell was one of the 15 chosen high school performers.

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See preliminary flood maps at open house on March 20 in Renton

The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Renton Community Center.

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Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing reached a significant milestone — it produced its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 Continue reading...

Change your batteries when you change your clock for Daylight Saving

It’s a good time for people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

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Puget Sound Energy is upgrading its fleet of 40 vehicles, converting them into cleaner-burning gas/electric hybrids. COURTESY PHOTO

Puget Sound Energy fleet gets cleaner

New hybrid vehicles will reduce carbon emissions

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The Liberty High School soccer team are 1-1 to start the 2017-2018 season. (Photo courtesy Carey Frey at Northwest Spotlight Photography)

Liberty boys soccer begins with 1-1 start, Hazen 1-0

Whether rain or the shine, the high school boys soccer season recently began. The Liberty Patriots are 1-1 to start Continue reading...



In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving


Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name


Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.


Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques



Have fun at SF, Sherman | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of March 16, 2018.


Lawmakers find common ground on prosecuting police officers

“But given how far the parties have traveled, they don’t seem likely to turn back anytime soon.”

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