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King County Library System’s New eCard is Now Available

The following a press release: A new online access opportunity for King County Library patrons is now available. The King County Library System is unveiling… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018

City of Renton wins two state planning awards

Awards recognize work by city staff to create a high quality community

  • Aug 12, 2018

School district retreat kicks off new year

While students enjoy the last weeks of summer as a chance to sleep in late, enjoy the sunshine and soak up a fleeting summer break,… Continue reading

Sartori Elementary honored at City Council meeting

The city of Renton was presented with the Department of Commerce Governor’s Smart Communities Award for Sartori Elementary School, and the project’s work for achieving… Continue reading

Concierge Care Advisors promotes social connections for seniors with Seattle Mariners ticket giveaway

The contest awards free tickets for seniors at local care facilities for an upcoming baseball game

  • Aug 9, 2018

In search of brilliant blooms without a lot of water

Plants that survive without daily water can include most trees, shrubs and many perennials.

Dive into the story of the average gig-employee

Your allowance was never enough, as a kid. Oh, sure, it bought you what you needed but what you wanted, well, you had to figure… Continue reading

Wildflower Season at Mount Rainier

A Rainier wildflower guide

  • Aug 7, 2018

Dr. Universe tells us if bees sleep

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Aug 6, 2018
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Homeland Security Division: Can I pet your K9 partner?

Information about K9 partners on Washington State Ferries

  • Aug 5, 2018
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                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Key to Change warms up for next year

Quinton Morris and students reflect on the nonprofit and what’s ahead

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                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Take transit to the hydro races and Mariners game

Ride transit to hydro races Aug. 4-5 and the Mariners vs. Blue Jays Aug. 5

  • Aug 3, 2018

Hometown comedian’s documentary-debut released on Amazon

Renton-born comedian Monica Nevi released her documentary series “80 for 80” on Amazon Prime today, Friday, Aug. 3. The shows feature interviews with Seattlelites over… Continue reading

Effective Aug. 2, Department of Natural Resources bans outdoor burning statewide

Some campfires still allowed, check local restrictions before lighting any fire.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Water deeply, but less often, to keep your lawn green

Or, just follow the practice of many homeowners and opt for a “golden” approach.

Three days of River Days fun

A photo gallery featuring parade highlights.

“Rebel Talent” will make you wish your employees have the core elements

Your latest hire came highly recommended. His former employer spoke very favorably about him but there was something unsaid that you picked up on, and… Continue reading

Measles, it’s never too late to get vaccinated

The summer is a great time to get outdoors and have fun; don’t let measles ruin your plans.

  • Jul 30, 2018
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Festival brings fans to Blue Angels flightline this weekend

Fast planes, fast cars, music, food, fun and viewing offers acres of shade, air conditioning

  • Jul 30, 2018
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Hot cars are no place for pets

King County Sheriff and animal control give tips on animal safety during the hot weather