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Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County and Seattle agree to restructure regional homelessness programs

The move comes after calls for change from advocates within the system.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

Hazen FBLA and PTSA to host fundraiser on May 4

Proceeds will support Hazen students qualified for FBLA national competition.

  • May 3, 2018
Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

King County task force to explore solutions to ‘recycling crisis’

With tighter regulations affecting the flow of recyclables in the U.S., officials look for new avenues for the region’s paper waste.

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

CROP Hunger Walk is May 6

A quarter of the proceeds will help local organizations and the other rest will benefit Church World Service.

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.

New red-light safety cameras placed at three Renton intersections

A 30-day grace period will be in effect and at the end of the grace period, $124 citations will be issued.

  • May 2, 2018
From left, Renton High School student Richie Doan, keynote speaker Quinton Morris, Lindbergh High School student Adriana Najera, and Lindbergh High School student Constance Turner Photo. Morris’s students performed violin pieces at the breakfast fundraiser April 30. Photo courtesy Renton School District

Renton Schools Foundation raises $142,000 at breakfast fundraiser

The breakfast was held April 30 at the Renton Pavilion Event Center.

  • May 1, 2018
From left, Renton High School student Richie Doan, keynote speaker Quinton Morris, Lindbergh High School student Adriana Najera, and Lindbergh High School student Constance Turner Photo. Morris’s students performed violin pieces at the breakfast fundraiser April 30. Photo courtesy Renton School District

Annual Renton Career Fair is May 2

Over 70 employers will be participating, representing a wide variety of industries and career functions.

  • Apr 30, 2018
Photo courtesy Renton Regional Fire Authority

Two dead, multiple injured after shooting in Skyway

The shooting was first reported at 4:05 a.m., April 29 at the “Family Motorcycle Club.”

Photo courtesy Renton Regional Fire Authority

Washington State Patrol targeting unsecured loads this weekend

Penalties can range from a $228 citation all the way to criminal charges if property damage or injuries result from the unsecured load.

  • Apr 28, 2018
Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere
All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

Drive-thru Shred-A-Thon and food drive is April 28

The event is from 9 a.m. to noon or until until trucks are full.

  • Apr 26, 2018

Renton police ask help to identify purse snatcher

The suspect stole an elderly woman’s purse on April 20 at the downtown Safeway.

Renton Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration is Saturday

For 10 years in a row, the city has been honored by the Tree City USA Arbor Day Foundation.

  • Apr 25, 2018

Renton Meal Coalition is looking for volunteers

The coalition is seeking volunteers to cook and serve meals on the first and fifth Sundays of each month.

  • Apr 25, 2018

‘We all know sex offenders’

Revealing the reality of rape and uncovering sexual assault myths

Stober resigns as communications director for King County assessor

Former Kent City Council candidate, King County Democrats chair to receive $37,700 settlement

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

Two injured after pedestrian, vehicle accident Monday morning

Around 8 a.m. Monday officers responded to reports of a vehicle and pedestrian accident near Benson Hill Elementary School at the intersection of Southeast 184th… Continue reading