Steve Hunter

King County COVID-19 deaths increase by 10 to 56

King County COVID-19 deaths increase by 10 to 56

Number of county cases up 44 to 562

King County COVID-19 deaths increase by 10 to 56
City leaders upset at county’s plan for quarantine facility in Kent | Update

City leaders upset at county’s plan for quarantine facility in Kent | Update

King County releases details about purchase of Econo Lodge

City leaders upset at county’s plan for quarantine facility in Kent | Update
Republic Services sanitation workers on strike in Massachusetts. COURTESY PHOTO

No garbage, recycling service in Renton Friday | Update

Pickets set up to support sanitation workers on strike in Massachusetts

Republic Services sanitation workers on strike in Massachusetts. COURTESY PHOTO
State Senate to conduct inquiry into public comments by Mona Das

State Senate to conduct inquiry into public comments by Mona Das

District 47 senator claimed racism, sexism present at Democratic caucus meetings

State Senate to conduct inquiry into public comments by Mona Das
Renton woman jumps over Green River embankment while fleeing Kent Police
Renton woman jumps over Green River embankment while fleeing Kent Police
Daron Morris

King County Prosecutor candidate claims ‘Garcia did not murder Officer Moreno’ | Update: Satterberg explains case

Morris says Kent teen should not be charged with murder or in adult court

Daron Morris
Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer

Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer

Vehicle pursuit results in fellow officer hitting Moreno

Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer
Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Teen driver is under investigation for murder in the death of Diego Moreno.

Kent Police, community mourn loss of decorated officer

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Officers arrest 12 people in South Sound drug trafficking raids

Officers arrest 12 people in South Sound drug trafficking raids

Bust includes three Kent men; search of four Kent homes

Officers arrest 12 people in South Sound drug trafficking raids
Stober resigns as communications director for King County assessor

Stober resigns as communications director for King County assessor

Former Kent City Council candidate, King County Democrats chair to receive $37,700 settlement

Stober resigns as communications director for King County assessor
Police determine no shots fired at Highline College | UPDATE

Police determine no shots fired at Highline College | UPDATE

Des Moines Police issue media release

Police determine no shots fired at Highline College | UPDATE
Former Uber driver pleads not guilty to rape charge

Former Uber driver pleads not guilty to rape charge

A Renton woman was allegedly raped by the 28-year-old Seattle man. Bail was set at $100,000.

Former Uber driver pleads not guilty to rape charge
Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman

Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman

The suspect is scheduled to be arraigned on Sept. 21 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman
ICE immigration sweep includes Renton, King County arrests

ICE immigration sweep includes Renton, King County arrests

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) three-day sweep in Alaska, Oregon and Washington targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, included arrests… Continue reading

ICE immigration sweep includes Renton, King County arrests
Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation

Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January 2015, has resigned. “KCLS is committed to providing a welcoming environment for all… Continue reading

Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation
Voters approving ST3 measure to expand mass transit

Voters approving ST3 measure to expand mass transit

Voters are approving higher taxes for more mass transit. The $54 billion Sound Transit3 measure had 55 percent (413,769 votes) in favor and 45 percent… Continue reading

Voters approving ST3 measure to expand mass transit

FAA chooses Des Moines for new offices

The FAA currently occupies about 360,000-square-feet in several different leased locations in Renton. Renton city officials put in a bid to keep the FAA in town.

A Federal Way woman was killed Monday night in a collision on 148th Avenue Southeast.

Renton fire crews respond to fatal traffic collision; distracted driving suspected

King County Sheriff’s Office investigators suspect distracted driving is responsible for a fatal collision Monday night in unincorporated Kent.

A Federal Way woman was killed Monday night in a collision on 148th Avenue Southeast.

Renton man faces charges in assault on detective in Kent

Assault charges were expected to be filed this week against a 23-year-old Renton man in connection with a fight Monday with a detective and attorney outside a courtroom at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

Jay Inslee questions Rob McKenna’s marriage stand

Jay Inslee, Democratic candidate for governor, didn’t hesitate to take a shot at Republican candidate Rob McKenna’s stance against legalizing same-sex marriage during a media tour Tuesday at a Kent small business. Inslee visited the Shuttle Express office in Renton on Wednesday as part of what he called an energy tour.