A King County Sheriff’s Office photo of the crawlspace in which Urbano Velazquez was hiding when a K-9 unit was used. Sound Publishing file photo

King County settles $2 million dog bite lawsuit

The county agreed to pay $100,000 after being sued after a 2016 K-9 unit arrest.

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Renton “Loop” with futuristic style on display

Another sculpture project from Western Neon now illuminates downtown

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Police Chief Ed VanValey gives a speech at his swearing in. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.

Renton police chief to take over as interim city CAO

Ed VanValey became police chief in 2018 after serving since 1998. Now he will take one of the highest administrative roles within the city, and the deputy chief will take over the police department.

Opening night of Clam Lights, Dec. 6, 2019 at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. File photo/Haley Ausbun

No Clam Lights as city plans smaller lighting displays at Coulon, downtown

The city was facing both COVID-19 health concerns and financial restraints, but will still be able to provide some holiday lighting cheer

Sage Viniconis is a career performing artist in King County who’s been out of work and seeking creative outlets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy photo/Sage Viniconis

Puget Sound artists adapt creativity, and business sense, to pandemic

Artists Sunday is an online directory that connects artists across the county, state and nation.

Long time board member Pam Teal with a child at Meadow Crest Early Learning Center, 2018. Courtesy photo.

Director Pam Teal announces RSD board departure, district looking to fill vacancy

Renton School Board Director Pam Teal has served on the board since 2009

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More than 30 different community hubs in Washington state will be equipped with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” over the next few months to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.

Lift Zones seek to bridge the digital divide for ‘at-risk’ students

Comcast launches 30 WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” in Washington, including 10+ in King County

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Renton proposes six month deadline to remove hundreds staying at Red Lion Inn COVID-19 shelter

As a result of the fight over the county’s de-intensification shelter, which provides housing for homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic and caused an increase in public safety services in the spring, Renton is introducing code to create stricter guidelines for all homeless shelters

 

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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Washington releases new forest plan

It outlines ways the state will protect and maintain forest health.

 

 

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Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t Continue reading...

 

The Landing’s Holiday laser show was a little different this year, with a drive thru holiday event Saturday, Nov. 21. Haley Ausbun/Staff photo

The Landing still on for the holidays with drive-thru light show

Cars waited patiently Saturday Nov. 21 to cruise through gingerbread men, nutcrackers, and holiday lasers.

 

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For your furry friends, prevention is the best medicine

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PSE electric rates to slightly increase

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Safe medication return program gets underway in state

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