Photo courtesy of Urban Family.

Local groups pull together to support 12,000 families during pandemic

Renton Innovation Zone Partnership hit the ground running, working with several organizations to help vulnerable Skyway and Highlands families with food, masks and more.

State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Politicians get pay raises, state workers get furloughs

A citizens panel approved the hikes in 2019. Unable to rescind them, lawmakers look to donate their extra earnings.

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Photo from the scene of a drive-by shooting at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. Photo by David Nelson.

Drive-by shooting at Coulon Park Tuesday interrupted memorial

Two were shot, one with life threatening injuries. Renton Police Department is investigating.

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Governor Jay Inslee smiles and laughs Sept. 3, 2019, during a speech at the Lynnwood Link Extension groundbreaking in Lynnwood. A Thurston County judge ruled he exceeded his authority when he vetoed single sentences in the state transportation budget in 2019. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Judge invalidates Gov. Inslee’s veto in roads budget

Lawmakers said the governor crossed a constitutional line.

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Fourth of July at Gene Coulon Memorial Park Beach, Summer 2011. File photo.

Limited hours, access at Coulon park for Fourth of July

The park will close at 6 p.m.

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Gavel (Courtesy photo)

Renton collection agency sued over collection letters for unenforceable debts

Convergent Outsourcing sent over 75,000 deceptive letters asking for settlements on debts that were already past the statute of limitations for collection lawsuits

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Traffic was down the street to receive COVID-19 testing at the Renton drive-thru site. Courtesy photo/King County

Free COVID-19 testing sites in Federal Way, Renton see large turnout

The King County testing sites were provided in part by Beyoncé’s BeyGood Initiative

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Summer vehicle travel projected to decrease this year

Traffic this summer will likely be lighter across Washington state than previous years. A recent analysis by INRIX found that Continue reading...

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Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

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Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

Sound Transit gets $100 million federal grant for Federal Way light rail extension

Portion of $790 million payment toward $3.1 billion project

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Business
A young chef carefully spreads sauce onto pizza dough during a cooking class at Young Chefs Academy of Covington. Courtesy photo/YCA Covington

Kids culinary school opens in Covington

The school takes the unknown out of cooking for kids, owner Deb O’Brien said.

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Marketplace

Grant program powers back-to-business advertising

Sound Publishing launches $1 million Local Business Marketing Grant Program

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While people may be staying closer to home right now, nutritious and delicious meals are as close as Gourmet Meals to Go, delivered right to your door.

5 simple steps gets custom, restaurant-quality cuisine to your door!

We might not be dining out much right now, but that doesn’t Continue reading...

 

Discover 6 beautiful botanical spaces in this garden paradise

We know the Pacific Northwest is a gardener’s – and garden lover’s Continue reading...

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Opinion
Armondo Pavone is the Mayor of Renton.

Renton needs a defined timetable for homeless shelter | Guest editorial

By Armondo Pavone and Ruth Pérez, Special to the Renton Reporter The health threat of COVID-19 for those experiencing homelessness Continue reading...

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