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Renton man dies following one car collision

The incident occurred Thursday afternoon on Interstate 90.

Renton confiscated five times more fireworks this year’s Fourth of July than 2017

The 600 pounds of fireworks had a street value of $8,000.

Teenager rescued at Green River Gorge

The male teenager was rescued on Aug. 7 after suffering injuries while jumping into the Green River. He hit several large rocks.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Adam Smith beats Democratic challenger in 9th Congressional District

The 9th Congressional District — spanning from Southeast Seattle and Bellevue down to Federal Way and Tacoma — is a reliably safe Democratic district that… Continue reading

Serial Bank robber was arrested after her latest robbery

A female linked to at least four bank robberies was arrested on Saturday by King County Deputies after her latest robbery in Maple Valley.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Sea, Sun & Signals: the three “S’s” of water safety for Seafair weekend

By Dr. Angela Sparks Family Medicine specialist for Kaiser Permanente Washington With Seafair starting today, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5 in Seattle, safety comes… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Summer showcase at ice rink, and more community news

Hazen senior wins vocalist award Jaydon Beleford, a senior at Hazen High School, won silver in the National Competition for Vocal Classical Performance at the… Continue reading

From Representative Adam Smith’s twitter page @RepAdamSmith

Legislation introduced honoring James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix

The following a release: Today, Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s ninth congressional district introduced legislation designating the post office at 4301 NE 4th Street in… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018
From Representative Adam Smith’s twitter page @RepAdamSmith

Multiple overnight lane closures in Renton

SR 167 and northbound I-405 in Renton near I-405/SR 167 interchange will have closures this weekend

  • Jul 27, 2018
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A look back at first year of E-DUI law

July 23 marked the one year anniversary of Washington’s E-DUI, Driving Under the Influence of Electronics law. And both a new study and law enforcement… Continue reading

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A storytime celebration, and more community news

Eighth annual storytime celebration The Kiddie Academy of Renton, 353 Bremerton Ave. NE, is celebrating its eighth annual storytime LIVE! event from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr

King County Councilmembers Push Safe Storage Gun Regulation

Gun rights groups have threatened legal action over the measure.

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr

Seattle Mariners Won’t Renew Safeco Field Lease Without County Taxpayer Funds

A potential reallocation of $180 million in maintenance funds puts things in a “very precarious” position.

Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer

Vehicle pursuit results in fellow officer hitting Moreno

DOL photo of suspect Krishna Mahadevan-Prasad, courtesy of Renton Police Department

Suspect wanted for Renton homicide ends life in Hood Canal shooting

Investigators are concerned he may have committed other acts of violence.

DOL photo of suspect Krishna Mahadevan-Prasad, courtesy of Renton Police Department
Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Teen driver is under investigation for murder in the death of Diego Moreno.

Kent Police, community mourn loss of decorated officer

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Regional human trafficking awareness effort moving forward

The full county council will discuss this July 30

  • Jul 23, 2018
Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty

Getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

Tiffany Nguyen, 17, left, of Kent, laughs with Tiffany Jinks, 16, of Tacoma, as she attempts to grab candy with an alligator clamp while learning about laparoscopic surgery last week during Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. Photo by Patrick Hagerty