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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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Ex-boyfriend charged for 2017 murder of Renton woman

Ex-boyfriend charged for 2017 murder of Renton woman

Richard Nelson, 41, fatally shot 27-year-old Crystal Hawkins and then left her body outside St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way in October 2017.

Ex-boyfriend charged for 2017 murder of Renton woman
Renton officials call for July 9 closure of downtown homeless shelter

Renton officials call for July 9 closure of downtown homeless shelter

King County shelter at Red Lion Inn has seen 79% increase in emergency calls for violence, drugs and other inappropriate behaviors, officials say.

Renton officials call for July 9 closure of downtown homeless shelter
South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

Federal Way, Renton, Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn among cities to benefit from Washington State Department of Commerce CARES Act.

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds
Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo

Federal Way woman is first patient in COVID-19 clinical drug trial

‘I’m so, so grateful I got my life back’

Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo
Air Force flyover salutes frontline heroes in Puget Sound

Air Force flyover salutes frontline heroes in Puget Sound

Jets will depart Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 12:30 p.m. May 8 to honor workers on frontlines of COVID-19.

Air Force flyover salutes frontline heroes in Puget Sound
Human remains found in Renton hotel

Human remains found in Renton hotel

Following a tip regarding a missing person, Mercer Island detectives notice ‘foul smell’ coming from one of the hotel rooms on May 5.

Human remains found in Renton hotel
Renton police fatally shoot man after knife confrontation

Renton police fatally shoot man after knife confrontation

Officers responded to a domestic violence call in a Renton apartment complex around 11 p.m. on May 6.

Renton police fatally shoot man after knife confrontation
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Chalk Your Walk: Renton encourages neighborhood creativity with new program

Families can pick up one free bucket of chalk at various Renton locations this weekend.

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Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

Report shows racial disparities in COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County

Higher rates in south Seattle and South King County.

Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing
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Renton man federally charged for murdering woman in Olympic National Forest

Alejandro J. Aguilera Rojas is accused of killing 21-year-old woman in February.

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Baden Sports donates 15,000 face masks to local hospitals

Baden Sports donates 15,000 face masks to local hospitals

Renton’s Baden Sports delivered the masks to Highline Medical Center in Burien and Valley Medical Center in Renton, among other facilities in South King County.

Baden Sports donates 15,000 face masks to local hospitals
A man in a carrot suit waves to the crowd during the Renton River Days parade in 2018. File photo

Renton cancels three upcoming summertime events

Fourth of July celebration, Renton River Days and the city’s Multicultural Festival have been canceled for the public’s safety, mayor says.

A man in a carrot suit waves to the crowd during the Renton River Days parade in 2018. File photo
The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Renton officials outline requests for King County’s use of local hotel as shelter

200 individuals from Seattle homeless shelters have been moved to the Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Lights, sirens, support: First responders host parades for frontline hospital workers

Federal Way police, South King Fire and Rescue and other agencies showed their support for St. Francis Hospital staff on April 16.

St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Local first responders show appreciation for Valley Medical Center staff

Local first responders show appreciation for Valley Medical Center staff

Renton police, Renton Regional Fire Authority and more paraded outside of Valley Medical Center on April 16.

Local first responders show appreciation for Valley Medical Center staff
COVID-19 death tolls reach double digits in some South King County cities

COVID-19 death tolls reach double digits in some South King County cities

The average COVID-19 infected person may be likely to infect just one or fewer additional persons with COVID-19, down from an average of 2.7 persons in late February, study says.

COVID-19 death tolls reach double digits in some South King County cities
Police seek suspect in Renton homicide

Police seek suspect in Renton homicide

21-year-old Oshea Larenze Williams allegedly fired multiple shots into a parked car, killing one man on March 10.

Police seek suspect in Renton homicide
Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic
No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities