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An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link
Charles Pillon sits inside one of the several buses on Iron Mountain. Photo by Caean Couto

The Last Days of Iron Mountain?

After battling King County government for decades, Charles Pillon may have finally lost the fight over his illegal 10-acre junkyard.

Charles Pillon sits inside one of the several buses on Iron Mountain. Photo by Caean Couto
A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

Pilot not injured in seaplane crash

On Sunday, June 10 a pilot was about to take off in his seaplane when he was hit by a wave from a passing wake,… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Man guilty of killing two women in Renton

Zachary Damien Craven’s sentencing is scheduled for June 15.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Sound Transit faces $240 million class-action lawsuit

An Auburn lawmaker has organized a suit that claims the new car tab taxes are unconstitutional.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Authorities target violent drug traffickers in series of Puget Sound busts

More than 80 “drug dealing conspirators” have been arrested over the past four months.

Renton police to conduct patrols for ‘Secure Your Load Week’

RPD will emphasize educating motorists on proper ways to secure their loads.

  • Jun 7, 2018

Council approves moratorium on town home applications

Several developers have been interested in building town homes in the city’s commercial arterial zones.

Driver improvement program offered June 9

This is a refresher course on defensive driving skills. Seniors can qualify for auto insurance discounts.

  • Jun 6, 2018

What to expect at the 2018 Renton Farmers Market

The market opens 3 p.m., June 5 at the Piazza Park.

  • Jun 5, 2018

King County announces meetings to discuss using large wood for river projects

The meeting in Renton is 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at the Riverbend Club House.

  • Jun 5, 2018

City, pastors group plan for first Juneteenth celebration

“The event is geared toward reflecting the journey and freedom of African Americans over the history.”

Renton man arrested for felony DUI on Valley Road

The driver has two prior DUI convictions, police said

Fundraiser raises $420,000 for homeless families

Vision House’s No Homeless Kids Benefit Luncheon was May 15.

  • Jun 4, 2018

Local students graduate from Eastside Catholic

The graduation ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle.

  • Jun 3, 2018

New regional homeless count shows 4 percent increase

The spike in the unsheltered population in the 2018 count is driven primarily by an increase of people living in cars, RVs, or vans.

Cougar Mountain trailhead to close for paving, drainage work

The trailhead will be closed from June 11 to 15.

  • Jun 2, 2018

Renton apartment rents up 2.2 percent from last year

Prices have been rising for four straight months, after a decline in January.

  • Jun 2, 2018

Reminder: Antonio’s Grand Lemonade Stand is Saturday

The lemonade stand aims to to raise funds and awareness to fight against childhood cancer.

  • Jun 1, 2018