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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

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King County could loan 4Culture $20 million

The loan would be repaid by the organization and used to help serve marginalized communities.

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Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

  • Jul 12, 2019

We asked they answered

Renton mayor candidates prep for the upcoming primary

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King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Both the office and jail have supplied the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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Courtesy of the Renton School District.

District and unions butt heads over budget

Unions claim misinformation, district claims fiscal responsiblity

Courtesy of the Renton School District.

Renton man found dead at the bottom of a cliff

King County Sheriff Deputies confirmed the death of a missing hiker

  • Jul 10, 2019

Cruisin’ Renton

Cruise the Loop event attracts large audience

Pete, with his companion Nina, served as “the foundation” of the zoo’s gorilla program when he first arrived in Seattle in 1969. Photo courtesy of Dennis Dow / Woodland Park Zoo

Prop 1 would fund parks, zoos and open spaces

King County voters could approve the renewal and increase of the levy on the August ballot.

Pete, with his companion Nina, served as “the foundation” of the zoo’s gorilla program when he first arrived in Seattle in 1969. Photo courtesy of Dennis Dow / Woodland Park Zoo
Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo
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                                Artist Britt Greenland climbed Mount Adams to paint.

Local artist featured at RTC

Last summer, battling howling 40 mph winds, Britt Greenland climbed Mount Adams — to paint. Greenland, a Renton artist, with her small painting kit worked… Continue reading

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                                Artist Britt Greenland climbed Mount Adams to paint.