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Pages from Karisa Keasey's "When You Can't Go Home: Portraits of Refugees in the Pacific Northwest" (courtesy of Karisa Keasey)

Local artist shares stories and portraits of refugees in the Northwest

Karisa Keasey’s work to be featured in the Renton History Museum this month.

Pages from Karisa Keasey's "When You Can't Go Home: Portraits of Refugees in the Pacific Northwest" (courtesy of Karisa Keasey)
Family killed during Tukwila apartment fire (screenshot taken from Chalcraft Family Support gofundme)

Online fundraiser started for family killed during Tukwila apartment fire

The webpage has raised nealry $12k in less than two days.

Family killed during Tukwila apartment fire (screenshot taken from Chalcraft Family Support gofundme)
A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Abner Guzman)

How you can help Afghan refugees in the Puget Sound area

Refugee service group looking for donations and volunteers to resettle refugees.

A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Abner Guzman)
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Inslee to provide clemency to those convicted under “unconstitutional” drug possession law

Governor’s office says 1200 people are eligible for clemency after State v. Blake decision.

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Seattle Children’s Hospital (courtesy of Seattle Children’s)

Group demands accountability following Seattle Children’s racism investigation

King County Equity Now petition calls for resignations and community program funding.

Seattle Children’s Hospital (courtesy of Seattle Children’s)
Three-alarm fire at Tukwila apartment complex kills two people (screenshot from video posted by ZONE3PIOs Twitter account)

Tukwila apartment fire leaves three deceased, prompts landslide warning

Authorities evacuated residents and hillside streets after water weakened structure of hill.

Three-alarm fire at Tukwila apartment complex kills two people (screenshot from video posted by ZONE3PIOs Twitter account)
(From left to right, top to bottom) City Council candidates: James Alberson, Joe Todd, Sanjeev Yonzon, Angelina Benedetti, Carmen Rivera, Ben Johnson, Marvin Rosete, Caleb L. Sutton

Renton City Council August primary election candidates and results

Results updated as of 3:41 pm, August 16th:

(From left to right, top to bottom) City Council candidates: James Alberson, Joe Todd, Sanjeev Yonzon, Angelina Benedetti, Carmen Rivera, Ben Johnson, Marvin Rosete, Caleb L. Sutton
A map of preserved land and potentially preserved land under the Land Conservation Initiative (courtesy of King County)

King County preserves thousands of acres of farmland from development

The move is under the Land Conservation Initiative aimed at preserving 65,000 acres.

A map of preserved land and potentially preserved land under the Land Conservation Initiative (courtesy of King County)
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King County Fire Marshal enacts Stage 2 burn ban

The ban prohibits all outdoor recreational fires.

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City of Renton to discuss banning puppymill-supplied pet store

The Renton Planning Commision will hold a meeting to discuss the topic on Aug. 18.

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King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)

Councilmember calls for safety emergency declaration after county courthouse violence

Also proposed is legislation to improve courthouse security measures.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union workers hold a safety strike Aug. 11 after a violent patient left 11 employees injured Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union workers hold a safety strike Aug. 11 after a violent patient left 11 employees injured Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing

Cascade Behavioral Health workers strike after incident involving violent patient

Multiple employees are believed to have been injured and some even hostpitalized following incident.

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union workers hold a safety strike Aug. 11 after a violent patient left 11 employees injured Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union workers hold a safety strike Aug. 11 after a violent patient left 11 employees injured Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing
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King County public health officials are investigating a suspected norovirus outbreak at Wildfin

Eleven people have experienced symptoms consistent with norovirus since eating at Wildfin in Renton.

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Renton Police get shot at by man barricaded in house

The suspect is believed to set the house on fire before being apprehended.

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Big Island Poke in Renton (courtesy of The Intentionalist Facebook page)

Small-business advocacy group wants you to try minority-owned businesses and put it on their tab

The Intentionalist is opening up $400 tabs for folks to use this weekend at select businesses.

Big Island Poke in Renton (courtesy of The Intentionalist Facebook page)
Seattle Film Summit organizers Chad Hutson (left) and Ben Andrews (right) - (courtesy of Seattle Film Summit)

Seattle Film Summit returns to partial in-person format this September

This year’s event will focus on promoting self-advocacy in the creative sector.

Seattle Film Summit organizers Chad Hutson (left) and Ben Andrews (right) - (courtesy of Seattle Film Summit)
Shovels lined up for Topgolf breaking ground ceremony on August 3 (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Construction of Topgolf driving range underway in Renton

The Puget Sound’s first Topgolf is promised to be unlike any other in the country.

Shovels lined up for Topgolf breaking ground ceremony on August 3 (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
A Darigold dairy worker practices picketing as a strike is approved by the union. Photo courtesy of Julia Issa

Puget Sound Darigold workers on verge of strike amid contract negotiations

Workers cite lack of medical leave, outsourcing and bad-faith negotiations as reason for strike.

A Darigold dairy worker practices picketing as a strike is approved by the union. Photo courtesy of Julia Issa
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Sexual assault leads to calls for closing King County Courthouse

Crime is rising in the ’dangerous environment that has surrounded our seat of government.’

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King County Council OKs millions for courts overwhelmed by pandemic backlog

Some lawyers testified that the backlog has created an “access to justice” problem.

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