Cameron Sheppard

Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene urges Postmaster General to reconsider closing Eastside mail facility

Workers at the East DDC in Redmond are concerned about how the closure would impact mail service.

Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office testifies on behalf of catalytic converter theft bill, suggests additional measures

KCPAO representative emphasized the importance of addressing the demand for the stolen car parts.

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City of Renton seal (courtesy of City of Renton)

Renton Municipal Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications

Deadline for funding first-round projects is Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022.

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U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-WA, who pushed for broadband funding in Washington schools. (Screenshot from murray.senate.gov)

American Rescue Plan Act funding approved for broadband investments in WA schools

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray pushed for the funding, which will benefit several King County school districts.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-WA, who pushed for broadband funding in Washington schools. (Screenshot from murray.senate.gov)
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Non-profit sponsors study on how the pandemic impacted arts and culture in Puget Sound

The study helped identify challenges faced by residents and cultural organizations in Washington

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Screenshot from Northwest Share website.

Renton Chamber of Commerce and non-profit partner to offer free vegetarian meals

The free food truck will be outside the Renton Chamber of Commerce on select Saturdays

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WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

SB 5697 would compel industries to report data, invest in infrastructure, meet standards.

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Renton History Museum to host exhibition of art made by survivors of brain injury

The art show is intended to raise awareness of brain injuries and the impacts they have.

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14-year-old arrested in connection with two Renton murders

The male Burien resident was arrested after allegedly shooting and killing a 54-year-old man.

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How the proposed levies will help fund Renton schools, and what they are projected to cost

Levy measures will be on Feb. 8 special election ballots.

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Unions: 2021 hosted a record number of workplace safety complaints vs. hospitals

Healthcare workers’ unions are supporting legislation that would implement safer staffing standards.

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Trash piles up in King County neighborhoods after agency postpones service for weeks

Collection company initially cited weather as the reason, but now a strike interferes.

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King County Council approves new leadership, committee structure and assignments

The leadership positions and committee assignments will last through 2022.

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Courtesy of 4Culture
Courtesy of 4Culture
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Kirkland-based company sues to challenge ‘tribal gaming monopoly’ in Washington

Company called the state’s policy an “erroneous application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.”

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Widespread burnout among healthcare workers prompts change at hospitals

Healthcare workers unions are supporting HB 1868 and companion bill SB 5715.

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Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health — Seattle King County. (Screenshot from Zoom meeting)

King County health expert is ‘mind-boggled’ by spread of Omicron variant

Omicron wave could peak by mid-January, according to predictions.

Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health — Seattle King County. (Screenshot from Zoom meeting)
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Leesa Manion, chief of staff for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, to run for county prosecutor

Announcement comes the same day that Dan Satterberg announced he would not run for re-election.

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Renton History Museum is asking for community support after pandemic hardship

Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone is asking for people to donate to the museum.

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Washington part of multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to packaged salads

Cases were found in King, Snohomish, Whatcom, Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Skagit counties.

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