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Police searching for truck in Tuesday morning hit and run

The truck hit the pedestrian near McKnight Middle School and fled the scene

New leader, same outlook

Highlands Community Church has a new lead pastor

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Makers in Action raises money at Holiday Bazaar

The group teaches craft business skills to ten local 11-14 year old girls.

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I-1639: Gun store owners concerned

Two local gun store owners discuss concerns about Initiative 1639

Troopers arrest 63 DUIs during this Thanksgiving weekend

Washington State Patrol was also busy with numerous collisions including fatalities

  • Nov 30, 2018

Chanukah celebration for all, and more community news

Annual chamber breakfast mid-December The South Sound Chambers of Commerce is hosting a legislative breakfast Tuesday, Dec. 11. Registration and breakfast begins at 7 a.m.… Continue reading

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School district proposes two measures for 2019 special ballot

The bond includes funding a new elementary school in the Sunset/Highlands area.

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Emerald Haze reopens

The store was closed from Nov. 1 to Nov. 16 for failing a compliance check in 2017

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Renton to receive county funding

Money in affordable housing, transportation analysis and evaluation of a Skyway community center

Free ice skating, and more community news…

County parks visitors encouraged to complete survey The King County Parks department is looking for the opinion of visitors to see what is great about… Continue reading

A story that needs to be told

The oral histories of two men who came out of Japanese internment camps during WWII |Renton Arrow

  • Nov 20, 2018
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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.

Mural of Renton boxer nears completion

The mural will be celebrated at La Hacienda Santa Fe on Nov. 21.

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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.
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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.

Unity Forum seeks to create honest dialogues between community youth and police

Renton Police Department and the Renton African American Pastoral Group (RAAP) continued their efforts to create dialogue between Renton’s youth, pastors and police officers at… Continue reading

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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.
Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries.

Proposed asphalt plant could become real

Lakeside Industries submitted its application to King County last week to move its Covington asphalt plant to Unincorporated Maple Valley.

Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries.

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

REACH offers free meal Thanksgiving Day, and more community news…

KCLS launches new podcast The King County Library System announced Nov. 7 the launch of its new podcast, “The Desk Set.” The podcast will be… Continue reading

Washington’s election security remains strong as 2018 General Election vote count approaches record

The following from the Washington Secretary of State’s office: Ongoing county ballot counts for the 2018 General Election are drawing near Washington’s 48-year-old record midterm… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018
Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Grandfather shoots grandson, police believe it was self defense

The family present said the son was a “common source of domestic violence to everyone in the house.”

Seven horses perish in Kent barn fire

Renton RFA arrived to a barn “fully engulfed in flames.”