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Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman

The suspect is scheduled to be arraigned on Sept. 21 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

 

City of Renton accepting tourism promotion grant applications for 2018

Applications are due Oct. 20.

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Flood Control District aids in purchase of sheriff rescue boat

The boat will be used for river rescues and can operate in shallow water.

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

September is “Ready in Renton” month

City of Renton offers tips on how to make a plan, build a survival kit, and help others.

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Alcohol Impact Area ordinance results not as expected

According to Renton police, there hasn’t been a decline in service calls during the six month voluntary ban.

Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry is Saturday, Sept. 16

All donations will go to the Emergency Feeding Program and Renton Rotary Food Bank.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Alisa Louie selected for vacant RSD board position

She replaces Todd Franceschina, who resigned earlier this year.

  • Sep 15th, 2017

WSP seeks public assistance to identify hit-and-run suspect who left four injured

The collision occurred Sept. 9 on I-405 South near SR 167.

Renton police respond to shooting near McKnight Middle School | UPDATED: Shooter identified

A fight between two men led to one being shot on Thursday, Sept. 14.

  • Sep 14th, 2017

King County gives $75,000 to Family First Community Center

The community center was proposed by Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin and the city of Renton.

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Fairwood Albertsons closes its door again

The store closed Sept. 9.

Homeless man charged with four counts of arson, bail set at $250K

James Goad allegedly set multiple fires in Renton, Tukwila and unincorporated King County.

‘Salmon SEEson’ returns: Spot fish coming home to King County rivers and streams

Native salmon – sockeye, chinook, coho and chum, kokanee and pink –…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Woman believed she was stalked by Facebook friend | KCSO BLOTTER

The police report stated the two had been Facebook friends since 2012 but had never met in person.

KCSO arrest five, seize large amounts of marijuana and cash in Newcastle

A tip from a citizen led to a five month investigation.

  • Sep 7th, 2017

AG Ferguson files lawsuit to block Trump’s decision to abandon ‘Dreamers’

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Wednesday filed a multi-state lawsuit co-led by…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Open house about Eastside Rail Corridor trail developments on Sept. 7

The open house will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Renton Highlands Library.

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Reichert announces he will not run in 2018

Seven-term Congressman to step away, devote more time to family

Dunn sponsors legislation for new Fairwood open space

The legislation seeks to permanently preserve nine properties along Molasses Creek.

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Two men shot at Renton hookah bar | Renton Police investigating

Officers responded to report of more than 30 shots fired at bar.

Harvey’s devastation reminder of the importance of flood insurance

From a King County Flood Control District press release: The damage left…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Turn your attention to fire prevention

Fire deaths on the rise in 2017.

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Dunn donates retired Metro van for Renton nonprofit CryOut!

“This donation will support Renton youth and insures this county resource has a second opportunity to serve residents of King County,” said Dunn.

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Driver claims to be “sovereign citizen” | KCSO BLOTTER

VEHICLE LICENSE VIOLATIONS • On Aug. 19 officers observed a vehicle driving…

Risdon Middle School open for education

The new home of nearly 800 Timberwolves, located in Newcastle, opened its doors Aug. 30.

Reduced traffic speeds in school zones starting Aug. 30

Tickets for speeding violations range between $124 - $250.

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Road closures for the week of Aug. 28

The following road closures are as reported by the city of Renton.…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Plan ahead now for Labor Day travel | Department of Transportation

Travelers on I-90 should plan for significant congestion Friday and Monday

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Renton Multicultural Festival showcases our diverse community

The festival will feature dance, music, food, storytelling and games

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Officers respond to reports of a possible marijuana grow

NARCOTICS ACTIVITY REPORT • On Aug. 16 the police report stated there…

Flat fare proposed for Metro passengers | King County Executive

The following is a release from King County Executive Dow Constantine: Metro…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Officers provide welfare check on elderly woman | POLICE BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. An…

Women on the Rise conference is 1950s-1960s themed

Registration for the Sept. 15 event ends Sept. 12

Funding approved to address flooding

On Monday, the King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors unanimously…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Free, weekly 5Ks coming soon along the Cedar River

A second trial run is scheduled for Sept. 9

Thousands flock to Museum of Flight to view eclipse

Cheers and applause erupted from a crowd of a few thousand of…

Extra DUI patrols began Friday, run through Sept. 4

Now through Sept. 4 extra driving under the influence patrols will be…

Logjam cleared from Cedar River, open for recreational use

The nine-mile stretch is now open, it was closed in July 2016

Overnight lane closures on state Route 167 begin tonight

For the next six weeks, crews will close lanes in both directions for repaving

Local fliers honor fellow aviator, a link to U.S. military history

Betty Dybbro sat patiently but finally had to ask, “When do we…

  • Aug 20th, 2017