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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.

 

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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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Renton Municipal Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications

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

 

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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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

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Sen. Mona Das, D-47

Kent Democratic Sen. Mona Das proposes 1% cut in state sales tax

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

Sen. Mona Das, D-47
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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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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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Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

Governor wants lawmakers to pass legislation making it a gross misdemeanor.

  • Jan 19, 2022
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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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WSDOT names contractor for State Route 18 intersection project

Construction to begin this year.

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County auditor finds agencies fall short on emergency services

The auditor’s office recommends clarifying responsibilities and accountability for effective planning.

  • Jan 17, 2022
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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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During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113

Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

King County health officials say 1 in 7 ICU and acute-care hospital beds are occupied by a COVID patient.

During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113
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Prosecutor alleges Seattle man recorded Muckleshoot Casino employee using toilet

Man pleads not guilty to first-degree voyeurism charge in December 2021 incident at Auburn casino

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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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