Cameron Sheppard

Henry Moses Aquatic Center (Screenshot from Renton Chamber of Commerce website)

County committee approves $100,000 to study how to improve Renton’s Henry Moses Aquatic Center

The legislation will go before the full King County Council for final approval in the coming weeks.

Henry Moses Aquatic Center (Screenshot from Renton Chamber of Commerce website)
Blue surgical masks overhead view (Adobe stock image)

Face coverings no longer required on transit and in transit facilities in Puget Sound region

The policy change is related to a federal judge’s decision to strike down mask mandates on airplanes.

Blue surgical masks overhead view (Adobe stock image)
File photo.

Public health agencies link Norovirus outbreak to oysters from British Columbia

As of early April, 103 norovirus illnesses have been reported from 13 states, 62 in Washington.

File photo.
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Local Dive podcast
Re-enactment of first responders treating an overdose (File photo)

WA health officials recommend having overdose reversing drug on hand amid alarming increase in drug-related deaths

WSDOH reports a 66 percent increase in drug overdoses since 2019.

Re-enactment of first responders treating an overdose (File photo)
Copper wire (Pixabay)

Renton Police warn of increased copper wire theft in recent weeks

The department says multiple suspected thieves have been arrested near PSE power line system.

Copper wire (Pixabay)
U.S. Department of Justice logo

Renton-area man federally sentenced for large scale illegal cannabis growing operation

Investigators say he used his real estate connections to launder money and grow the illegal business

U.S. Department of Justice logo
File photo.

King County to offer grants for innovative recycling, reuse and waste reduction project proposals

Proposers are eligible for $20,000 to $300,000 per project, the deadline for applicants is May 6.

File photo.
File Photo

Sound Transit announces end of Teamsters’ strike that stopped concrete deliveries to projects across the region

The strike has resulted in more than 4,300 missed concrete deliveries, according to the agency.

File Photo
Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.

Judged by XII: Story of a police officer charged with murder | King County Local Dive

Special podcast series explores Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s role in the death of Jesse Sarey.

Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.
Left: Patti Cole-Tindall, middle: Charles Kimble, right: Reginald Moorman (Courtesy of King County)

Three final candidates identified for King County Sheriff as recruitment moves into the last phase

The county has announced public forums for community members to engage in the process.

Left: Patti Cole-Tindall, middle: Charles Kimble, right: Reginald Moorman (Courtesy of King County)
Kinwell clinic lobby in Renton (Courtesy of Kinwell Medical Group)

Kinwell Medical Group opens new clinic at The Landing in Renton

Kinwell clinics offer in-person and telehealth visits, online appointment scheduling, and they tout reduced wait times.

Kinwell clinic lobby in Renton (Courtesy of Kinwell Medical Group)
U.S. Department of Justice logo

Renton man charged federally for huge stash of drugs and guns

Local and federal authorities seize more than 24 guns, fentanyl, heroin, meth, and cocaine.

U.S. Department of Justice logo
King County logo

King County to audit eviction prevention and rental assistance payments made during pandemic

DCHS says they gave out a unprecedented $318.5 million in funds to thousands of households.

King County logo
A chicken sandwich from Yummy Meats Deli (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Here’s a Szechuan-style take on Nashville hot fried chicken

Why a literal hole-in-the-wall chicken joint is worth the trip to Renton.

A chicken sandwich from Yummy Meats Deli (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Local Dive podcast
File Photo

County leaders move to explore publicly-manufactured concrete amid workers strike

The concrete workers strike has stopped projects across the region for months.

File Photo
File photo

Cannabis stakeholders want cash out of the equation amid rash of robberies

State regulators say action from Congress is required for cannabis industry to use credit cards.

File photo
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Local Dive podcast
Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. File photo

County wants input for plan to develop Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

Sustainable waste management supporters have called previous environmental impact statements a “boondoggle.”

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. File photo