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Alan Lai (photo credit: Alan Lai)

Former Renton Prep student grades college assignments at UW at the age of a high-school senior

Alan Lai studies computer science and software engineering at University of Washington Bothell.

 

King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

County leaders say the proposal will give better resouces to prosecute and investigate hate crimes.

 

Event promotion (photo credit: City of Renton)

City of Renton to host virtual performance series to give platform to performers during pandemic

Tonight’s virtual event will feature local musicians exploring a short history of jazz.

 

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Renton Chamber of Commerce, local businesses to recognize distinguished educators.

Students, parents and peers can nominate teachers that “made a difference,”.

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1 in 5 Washingtonians have suffered from low self-esteem during the pandemic, research reveals

Almost half of those who experience low self-esteem say this has been worse than previous years.

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Concerns raised over practices of pet dealer Puppyland Renton

Activists claim puppies are imported from puppy mills in high volume and often have parasites.

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Castaneda family taco truck damaged by fire (photo credit: eltacolocowa Instagram)

Community rallies to support family-owned taco truck victimized by arson

Taqueria El Taco Loco has raised nearly $18,000 in four days.

Castaneda family taco truck damaged by fire (photo credit: eltacolocowa Instagram)
Guns seized during April 7 arrests (photo credit: Dept. of Justice)

More than 20 arrested across the Puget Sound in drug distribution conspiracy

DOJ says law enforcement agencies seized over 70 guns and hundreds of thousands in cash.

Guns seized during April 7 arrests (photo credit: Dept. of Justice)
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String of destructive fires occur over Easter weekend, Renton Police suspect arson

Federal Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco and Firearms shows up to investigate possible arson.

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Artist Karla Funderburk (photo credit: Jake Spark)

Artist memorializes pandemic victims with tens of thousands of paper cranes

The Memorial Crane Project will be at Seattle Center through the month of April.

Artist Karla Funderburk (photo credit: Jake Spark)
Items included in one of last year’s CSA boxes (photo credit: Marley Rall)

“Community Supported Agriculture,” boxes aim to bring fresh local produce to your table.

Program organizer says revenue from purchased boxes will go directly to local farmers.

Items included in one of last year’s CSA boxes (photo credit: Marley Rall)
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Museum of Flight to host pop-up blood drives

Blood donors will receive museum discounts.

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King County municipal courts offer limited time warrant amnesty program

The program is intended to mitigate court backlog of warrants during pandemic.

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Study finds drastic increase in WA properties deemed at-risk of flooding

Analyst suggests climate change is responsible for increased flood risks.

Photo courtesy of South King Fire and Rescue
Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)

Former Seahawks player Cassius Marsh cashes in on trading cards

Marsh and his friend open physical and online trading card store as collectibles boom amid pandemic.

Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)
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Renton, King County municipal courts to quash bench warrants in wake of pandemic backlog

Renton judge says limited time program will reduce barriers to court access.

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Judge Jessica Giner (photo credit: City of Renton)

Renton appoints new Municipal Court Judge Jessica Giner

Judge Terry L. Jurado to retire at end of March

Judge Jessica Giner (photo credit: City of Renton)
Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone delivers a message of unity against Asian American and Pacific Islander hate. (photo credit: King 5/Youtube)

Renton mayor, governor, community leaders condemn hate crimes against Asian Americans

Message comes after an uptick locally and nationally.

Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone delivers a message of unity against Asian American and Pacific Islander hate. (photo credit: King 5/Youtube)
Variety of dishes offered at Rice N Curry (photo credit: Rice N Curry)

Rice N Curry officially opens after pandemic causes more than a year’s delay

Restaurant owner says her recipes are authentic, healthy and “unmatched,” in flavor.

Variety of dishes offered at Rice N Curry (photo credit: Rice N Curry)
Photo of Daniel Pellegrini performing at Renton Road Show (photo credit: Bill Huls)

Renton Road Shows bring socially distanced concerts to the community

Concert series organizers said the events are intended to support out-of-work mucisians.

Photo of Daniel Pellegrini performing at Renton Road Show (photo credit: Bill Huls)