An aircraft is pictured at King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County wants to end deportation flights for ICE

Legal challenge expected from federal government.

King County Council approves landfill extension

The council voted 5-2 approving the Solid Waste plan, with two councilmembers absent.

USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Highlands Post Office honors Jimi Hendrix

Postal Service connected Hendrix to family during his Army service.

King County parks levy headed to August primary ballots

Voters will be asked to decide whether to approve the levy on Aug. 6.

Budget adjustment includes $103.9M more in spending

Majority of the spending is leftover expenses from 2018. A city fee schedule change will also impact park shelter costs and building permit costs.

Special police partners honored

King County Sheriff’s Office dedicates new memorial to honor K9 service dogs and handlers.

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Elijah Olson

Olson leads the league and state in batting.

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It is a busy time in the garden with planting

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How to be a backyard micro farmer

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Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for April

Silvia Flores, John Hoag and Kristen Murphy were selected as teachers of the month.

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Business

Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty new state spending plan. The budget may not… Continue reading

 

Inconvenient truth about batteries

Each year Americans throw away more than three billion batteries constituting 180,000 tons of hazardous material and the situation is… Continue reading

 

Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Juan Loma

Lindbergh High School’s Juan Loma, baseball, was selected as the Renton Reporter Male Athlete of the Week for April 19. Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Opinion

The crucial elements to good government

What makes good government? What makes bad government? We all have experienced both types, and some in-between. Good government can Continue reading...

 

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USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Highlands Post Office honors Jimi Hendrix

Postal Service connected Hendrix to family during his Army service.