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Show about African-American student during Civil Rights era is this Saturday

“The Right to Dream” is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Renton History Museum

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

King County executive proposes spending $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

“We proudly uphold the fundamental American promise that we are — and will be — a nation of hope, freedom, and opportunity for all.”

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Iora Primary Care to host senior heart health event on Tuesday

The event will highlight the importance of heart-healthy eating choices and exercise for seniors.

  • Feb 19th, 2017

 

Renton Civic Theatre offers donor stars to raise money for marquee repairs

Stars will be offered from February through May.

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Maple Valley Highway closed due to landslide | UPDATED: One westbound lane open

Westbound traffic is shut down at 140th Way Southeast and and Maple Valley Highway.

Young millenials top list of worst-behaved drivers

Washington saw a 14 percent increase in fatal crashes involving a young driver between 2014 - 2015.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Rials pleads not guilty to all charges on Wednesday

Ka’Deidre Rials was charged with a felony hit-and-run, among three other charges.

Renton man killed in motorcycle accident

A female passenger sustained life-threatening injuries, but is currently in stable condition.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Homeless students in Renton schools increased last year

According an OSPI report, there were 506 homeless students during the 2015-2016 year.

City to host public workshop for input on Downtown Civic Core

The workshop will be held March 2 at Renton Pavilion Event Center.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

REMINDER: “The Unspoken Truths” traveling museum and forum comes to Renton on Monday

The city and RAAP is sponsoring the traveling museum and forum to celebrate of Black History Month.

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Pilot King County Parks app lets visitors ID parks and trails issues, track their resolution.

Parks and trails visitors can now report issues they find during their visit through this app.

  • Feb 13th, 2017

Charges filed against woman suspected of fatal hit and run in Sammamish

Ka’Deidre Alana Rials was charged with felony hit and run, theft and two counts of vehicle prowl.

Levy cliff could cost RSD $11 million and 150 teachers

School districts statewide could lose nearly $400 million if the Legislature doesn’t act soon.

  • Feb 17th, 2017

Westbound I-90 down to one lane this weekend

Planning to head into Seattle this weekend? Be prepared to see some…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Police arrest man attempting an early morning burglary

Suspect tried to enter SoundEnd Auto Wrecking on Wednesday morning.

Good To Go! customer numbers grow as more Washingtonians choose toll roads

The Washington State Department of Transportation Toll Division released its Annual Report for 2016

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Potential danger of localized flooding

Gusty winds also expected

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Political leaders react to court decision to uphold suspension of Trump’s travel ban

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement on Thursday after a…

  • Feb 9th, 2017

DaVita opens new dialysis center in Renton | NEWS & NOTES

Renton resident receives Medallion Award; RTC offers aerospace and industrial technologies program.

  • Feb 9th, 2017

Money stolen from dead husband’s checking account

King County Sheriff’s Office

  • Feb 9th, 2017

RTC hosts forum following Trump’s immigration ban

The dialogue series is an opportunity to talk about “very important and under discussed” issues.

Cold weather shelter open Tuesday night

Forecast shows dangerously low temperatures for Tuesday night.

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Driver under the influence turns the wrong way, causes accident | POLICE BLOTTER

The following police blotter entries were compiled from King County Sheriff ’s Office case reports.

National Weather Service releases winter storm warning for east Puget Sound region

Possible snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6.

Renton Kiwanis Club to host dinner and auction night | NEWS & NOTES

HAZ hosts fundraiser for the marching band, United Way offers free tax preparations and more.

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Sound Transit gives update at Renton council meeting

Sound Transit is moving ahead with their plans to purchase former Sound Ford site.

Woman charged with four counts Wednesday in connection to the homicide at Beaver Lake Park

Ka’Deidre Rials is being held on $300,000 bail.

Mayor, RTC president respond to Trump executive orders

In a statement, Law said city employees and police do not check the immigration status of residents.

Delivering pizza and a punch | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a pizza delivery gone wrong, mysterious graffiti, and more.

Renton RFA clears up notice confusion

Residents have been receiving notices detailing upcoming property taxes and fire benefit charges.

Attorney General Ferguson seeks halt to Trump’s immigration Executive Order

Lawsuit seeks to invalidate new policy nationwide.

Dow Constantine weighs in on President’s Trump’s executive order

King County executive releases a statement on the temporary ban on refugees.

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Inslee talks McCleary, Trump and transportation

Recently re-elected Gov. Jay Inslee talked with reporters about challenges facing the state.

One car collision near I-405 sends one to the hospital

Just before 7 a.m. today on south bound Interstate 5 Washington State…

IKEA set to open Feb. 22 | NEWS & NOTES

This week, IKEA announces an opening date, health inspector temporarily closes restaurant, and more.

Renton City Council action day priorities

Renton will address public safety, enhancing the quality of life, investing in transportation and promoting fiscal stability.

Minimum wage increase causes big changes for businesses

What does the rise from $9.47 to $11 mean for local businesses?

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Washington state unemployment rate hits new low

The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since May 2008.

Tools were reportedly stolen from truck bed in Fairwood | Police Blotter

The following police blotter entries were provided by the King County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Jan 19th, 2017