Lands in thorns along bank
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, 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.
King County will move its elections headquarters back to Renton in June to show confidence repairs at Howard Hanson Dam will keep the Green River Valley cities safe from flooding.
“Today, we are casting a vote of confidence in this community,” said county Executive Dow Constantine today in presenting his State of the County address in Kent before the King County Council.
“Elections Director Sherril Huff and I agree, it is safe and it is time for King County to move Elections back to its state-of-the-art facility in Renton. We are announcing that Election headquarters will return to the Green River Valley in June.”