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Too Good To Go app aims to creatively reduce food waste

Nearly 40 percent of all food goes to waste worldwide, according to compnay spokesperson.

 

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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

 

Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Eye of the bee-holder: Urban beekeeping buzzes in the Pacific Northwest

How a young man on-track to become a doctor found his calling in an ancient trade.

 

Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)

Renton Police confiscate $735,000 worth of drugs and cash

Among the confiscated items were 10,000 confirmed fentanyl pills.

Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)
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Auburn police officer’s murder trial expected to be scheduled soon

Jeffrey Nelson is one of the first cops charged under new I-940 guidelines.

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Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)

Backyard cottages might offer a partial solution to King County’s housing problem

Some cities are embracing the solution better than others.

Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)
Some of the artists to be featured at the May 29th BLM Artwalk (photo credit: Christain Jones)

Renton to host Black Lives Matter Artwalk this weekend

This Saturday’s event will feature a collection of visual and performing artists of color.

Some of the artists to be featured at the May 29th BLM Artwalk (photo credit: Christain Jones)
Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)

Facebook page promotes minority-owned restaurants across Puget Sound region

Miya Nazzaro used to be a member of Facebook pages that were intended for people to promote and support restaurants around the Seattle area by… Continue reading

Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)
Interpretive guide Shell Michaluk-Bergan stands on boardwalk to Bird Island (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Exploring Renton’s hidden natural gems

Interpretive guides with Coast and Forest aim to promote appreciation of natural habitat in the area

Interpretive guide Shell Michaluk-Bergan stands on boardwalk to Bird Island (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)

She couldn’t breathe: Child dies from asthma attack at Renton medical clinic

Family of Kaloni Bolton, 12, seeks answers as to why staff couldn’t treat her.

Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)
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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn proposes vaccination incentives

Proposal outlines incentives like tax credits and gift vouchers to get to 70% vaccination goal.

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Randy Corman and James Alberson during RTC Candidates Forum 2019 (courtesy of randycorman.com)

City Council Chair Randy Corman announces he will not run for his seat again

Corman endorses former Board Chairman of the Renton Chamber of Commerce, James Alberson.

Randy Corman and James Alberson during RTC Candidates Forum 2019 (courtesy of randycorman.com)
James Alberson (courtesy of James Alberson)

James Alberson announces his candidacy for Renton City Council

Editor’s note: This is a press release from the candidate’s campaign.

James Alberson (courtesy of James Alberson)
Design renderings of new elementary school (courtesy of Renton School District)

Renton School Board approves plans for new elementary school

The school is expected to be opened by fall 2023.

Design renderings of new elementary school (courtesy of Renton School District)
Renton's Kat Salvo and her competition Toyota 4Runner (courtesy of Kat Salvo)

Renton resident to compete in all-female navigational off-road rally race

The Rebelle Rally forces teams to race across the desert with only a map and a compass.

Renton's Kat Salvo and her competition Toyota 4Runner (courtesy of Kat Salvo)
Volunteers prepped for food donation pop-up (photo courtesy of INSP)

Local non-profit is concerned about the expiration of USDA Farm to Family program

INSP has provided thousands with food during pandemic, but is worried about being able to continue.

Volunteers prepped for food donation pop-up (photo courtesy of INSP)
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As rates of stoned drivers increase, law enforcement face challenges

WSP trooper said a THC breathalyzer would be a “game changer” for law enforcement and courts.

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Arial footage taken of incident with police drone (photo credit: Renton Police Department)

Renton first responders help coax woman out of tree

Woman stayed in 110 foot tree for two hours until a police negotiator convinced her

Arial footage taken of incident with police drone (photo credit: Renton Police Department)
Griot (fried pork dish) photo courtesy of Juju’s Caribbean Kitchen

Jusmaine Maitre grinds to bring Haitian cuisine to Puget Sound

Juju’s Caribbean Kitchen does catering, pop-ups, pick-up and delivery.

Griot (fried pork dish) photo courtesy of Juju’s Caribbean Kitchen
The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

King County fire marshals offer regulatory relief to food trucks

39 fire authorities have reportedly agreed to standardize fire codes and inspections.

The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo