Cameron Sheppard

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King County Council approves program intended to help fight displacement, promote equity among historically disadvantaged groups

Grants program and other resources will aim to prevent commercial and cultural displacement.

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Sound Transit secures $15.9 million in new federal funding for construction of Stride bus rapid transit on I-405

Sound Transit spokespeople believe the bus lines will help reduce “chronic congestion” of traffic.

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City of Renton looking for performers and designers for Renton Multicultural Festival

The festival will take place in-person on May 6 and 7.

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Amazon to invest over $40 million in affordable housing near Sound Transit sites

The company outlined two specific housing projects near light rail stations in Bellevue and SeaTac.

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Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.

Richard Sherman takes plea deal on charges stemming from July 2021 incident

The former Seahawks player will not have to do any additional jail time.

Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.
Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.

Community testifies in support of restorative justice for youth in South King County cities

KC Councilmember Reagan Dunn wanted to pause the program after local mayors expressed concern.

Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.
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Bloodworks Northwest and foodies partner to raise awareness of need for blood donations

Partnership includes restaurant and food brand owners and culinary gourmands from around the region.

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Jerry Rye (Courtesy of Renton Police Dept.)

Missing man found dead near Renton suburb

Jerry Rye was 77-years-old and was reportedly vulnerable with memory issues and health concerns.

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County health department investigating a norovirus-like outbreak at The Rock Pizza in Renton

Public Health — Seattle & King County reports a dozen cases related to the outbreak.

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Renton Chamber of Commerce to host poker games with Renton police

Chamber of Commerce members can register to play for free.

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Man shot in back by shotgun as suspected shooters drive away

Police do not believe the victim, who did not live in the area, was targeted at random.

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Car theft victim arrested after chasing and shooting at suspected thief

The victim of the theft decided not to press charges before being arrested for reckless endangerment

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Cadence Patton, 9, gets properly fitted for a bike helmet at Bayside Bikes in Everett on June 17, 2016. Sound Publishing file photo

King County repeals bike helmet law over evidence of racist and discriminatory enforcement

Board of Health still encourages helmet use, but citatations will no longer be issued

Cadence Patton, 9, gets properly fitted for a bike helmet at Bayside Bikes in Everett on June 17, 2016. Sound Publishing file photo
Design rendering of future Sounders FC facility in Renton. (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)

Seattle Sounders FC announce new HQ at Renton’s Longacres site

Facility is expected to open in 2024, before Seattle potentially hosts FIFA World Cup games in 2026.

Design rendering of future Sounders FC facility in Renton. (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)
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Survey data shows why some WA parents are hesitant to vaccinate their children

Census Bureau survey data shows what reasons are cited, and how Washington compares to other states.

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Design rendering of future facility (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)

Seattle Sounders FC announce new HQ at Renton’s Longacres

The facility is expected to open in 2024, before Seattle hosts the Fifa World Cup in 2026.

Design rendering of future facility (Courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC)
State Superintendent Chris Reykdal (Courtesy of OSPI)

State Superintendent recommends change of mask mandate policies in schools, claims ‘landscape’ of pandemic has changed

Meanwhile, the state’s largest public school employees’ union continues support for masks in schools.

State Superintendent Chris Reykdal (Courtesy of OSPI)
Menchie’s location in Federal Way. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Investigation: Menchie’s locations failed to pay workers, stole tips

Multiple King County locations involved, including Federal Way, Bellevue and two Renton shops.

Menchie’s location in Federal Way. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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After a record-breaking 2020, gun violence continues to increase in King County

King County Prosecuting Attorney believes pandemic gun violence is part of a national trend.

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Woman arrested after allegedly pulling gun on gas station employee who asked her to wear a mask

The 33-year-old Spanaway woman has not been charged yet.

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