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Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

Renton revenue rises thanks to red light camera

A traffic camera on South Puget Drive beats record number of citations in half the time

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Untreated water released in Renton

The Department of Ecology investigating two pollution incidents in King County

Courtesy of the King County 911 Center Facebook page.

Scam victims sent to sheriff’s office

KCSO reminds people to watch out for scams

Courtesy of the King County 911 Center Facebook page.

Candidates wish to steer the future of Renton schools

Part three in The Renton Reporter’s candidate questionnaire series

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo
A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

Update: the drivers have been identified.

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol
Courtesy city of Renton
                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

River Days documentary memorializes event’s history

New events and features added to annual celebration

Courtesy city of Renton
                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

If the roof is a rockin’…

Renton’s first rooftop concert kicks off with an 80s theme

Renton gives the OK for King County’s landfill expansion

Councilmembers questioned the county on alternatives, but voted to approve of the plan

A $10 million dollar mail fraud scheme out of Renton

One ex-employee from Microsoft is being charged with stealing company money

Carol Ann Witschi leaving Renton early

Councilmember’s resignation may leave seat vacant till election

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hundreds of people who passed away without family to bury them were remembered Wednesday, July 10, at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Indigent Remains Ceremony at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Left behind but not forgotten — county buries indigent remains

Funeral for those left with the medical examiner held in Renton

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hundreds of people who passed away without family to bury them were remembered Wednesday, July 10, at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Indigent Remains Ceremony at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.

Jury awards $140k in sexual assault of woman at Federal Way massage business

LH Foot Massage was found to have been negligent, causing two clients’ sexual assaults.

Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev, from Renton, is believed to have died Thursday, July 4, from a tragic fall off a 300-foot cliff. Photo courtesy of Greg Paperin.

Death of Renton man shakes local hiking, soccer community

A memorial fundraiser for Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev raises over $25,000

Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev, from Renton, is believed to have died Thursday, July 4, from a tragic fall off a 300-foot cliff. Photo courtesy of Greg Paperin.
Photo from the African American Wellness Walk website.

Taking care of his community’s health

Local advocates focus on African American men’s health with 5K

Photo from the African American Wellness Walk website.

Renton City Council races heat up

Part two of The Renton Reporter’s three-part candidate series