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29-year-old Vitaliy L. Lakotiy (photo credit: Renton Police Department)

Renton Police looking for missing person

RPD posted alerts about missing 29-year-old Vitality L. Lakotiy

29-year-old Vitaliy L. Lakotiy (photo credit: Renton Police Department)
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King County Sheriff’s deputies found 130 grams of illegal drugs during single incident

KCSO says they found the narcotics during a mid-january police stop in Fairwood.

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Legislator’s bill proposes wiping advisory votes from your ballot

‘They are nothing more than push polls designed to instill distrust in government,’ says state senator.

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Sunken and abandoned boat at Kirkland’s Marina Park (Photo Credit: King County Sheriff’s Office)

Abandoned boats in waterways are a ‘regional challenge,’ says King County Sheriff’s Office

Spokesperson says expensive and time-consuming boat recoveries happen about 20 times a year.

Sunken and abandoned boat at Kirkland’s Marina Park (Photo Credit: King County Sheriff’s Office)
Event flyer (Credit Downtown Renton Partnership)

‘Renton-In-A-Box’, event aims to give you a taste of some of downtown’s best small businesses.

Events in February and March will give participants a bundled gift box and access to a virtual event

Event flyer (Credit Downtown Renton Partnership)
Suspected owner of the dog who attacked (Photo Credit: Renton Police Department)

Renton police looking for owner of an attacking dog

Police say the dog attacked and injured another dog at Sunset Neighborhood Park.

Suspected owner of the dog who attacked (Photo Credit: Renton Police Department)
Sunset Neighborhood Park plaza (Photo Credit: City of Renton)

Renton opens completed Sunset Neighborhood Park

Park features walkways, lawns, playgrounds and jungle gyms.

Sunset Neighborhood Park plaza (Photo Credit: City of Renton)
Sea stars huddled at low tide (Photo credit: MARINe)

Research suggests warmer oceans are killing sea stars in Puget Sound

‘Wasting syndrome’ has decimated 70-100 percent of sea star populations in certain areas.

Sea stars huddled at low tide (Photo credit: MARINe)
Map of downtown improvement plans (Photo Credit: City of Renton)

Downtown Renton to receive road and infrastructure upgrades during 2021 project

Renton’s Utility Systems Director said there will be downtown lane closures and detours.

Map of downtown improvement plans (Photo Credit: City of Renton)
Hazen High School in the Renton School District. File photo

Renton School District parents left concerned and confused about plan to return to in-person learning

RSD Spokesperson said the district will take “phased,” approach to return student to class.

Hazen High School in the Renton School District. File photo
Shattered bus window from the incident (Photo credit: King County Sheriff's Office)

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for man who shattered a bus window

Man reportedly punched and shattered a Metro bus door at South Renton Park and Ride.

Shattered bus window from the incident (Photo credit: King County Sheriff's Office)
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Lawmakers consider prohibiting use of credit score to determine insurance rates

Advocates say credit scoring makes low-income and minority policy holders pay more for coverage.

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Renton Police charge suspect from 2020 parking lot shooting

Police believe Everett man killed one man, injured a 15-year-old.

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Survey shows rent debt to be disproportionately distributed among minorities

More than half of Black renters surveyed said they owed rent money from previous months.

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West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Ecology.

EPA loans King County $96.8 million to prevent untreated water from spilling into Puget Sound

Loan comes a week after an over 10 million gallon overflow into the Puget Sound and Lake Washington.

West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Ecology.
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Bloodworks Northwest hosts pop-up blood drives in Renton

Company spokesperson says donation levels at 20-25 percent of what they used to be before pandemic.

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Police vehicle damaged after collision (Photo Credit: Renton Police Department)

Renton Police still looking to arrest suspect after officer involved hit and run

RPD spokesperson said suspect fled on foot after causing officer’s injury.

Police vehicle damaged after collision (Photo Credit: Renton Police Department)
West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Power outages cause massive wastewater spill into Puget Sound, Lake Washington

King County estimates millions gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into surrounding waters.

West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County
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Report: 70 percent of gun deaths in Washington are attributable to suicide

Research done at The Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program at Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center suggest three policy solutions to help reduce rates… Continue reading

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Robert Allen, 61, had never been homeless in his life before 2019, when he lost his housing. The chef has been trying to get back on his feet, and hopes to open a nonprofit and make hot sauce. File photo

King County implements 0.01% sales tax to raise money for housing the homeless

Officials plan to buy hotels, motels and nursing homes for conversion into permanent housing.

Robert Allen, 61, had never been homeless in his life before 2019, when he lost his housing. The chef has been trying to get back on his feet, and hopes to open a nonprofit and make hot sauce. File photo