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King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

 

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Election Day in Renton, Nov. 5 2019.

The latest in election results

Daily updates for Renton’s races

 

Theodore Hill Jr. fought in several of the Civil War’s most famous battles, surviving to eventually settle down in the Buckley area.

A day in the life of a Union soldier, Part I

A rare piece of history fell into The Courier-Herald’s lap in November 1969 — a Civil War diary. The diary belonged to Corporal Theodore Hill… Continue reading

 

2020 brings changes for Renton commuters

Metro, Sound Transit and more are working on updates, new routes

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for November

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

  • Nov 9, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

It’s more than bagging groceries — it’s changing hearts

Local cashier ‘Bev’ McQueen is a concrete part of Renton’s community

RTC recognized for efforts to improve students’ lives

Courtesy of Renton Technical College The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Renton Technical College (RTC) one of top 150 community colleges in the country.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019
Courtesy of the City of Renton

Dunn, city council discuss state of King County

Affordable housing, light rail and more talked about at meeting

Courtesy of the City of Renton
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Election Day in Renton, Nov. 5 2019.

Early results show possible winners in contested Renton races

Election night results show tight races, early poll leaders

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Election Day in Renton, Nov. 5 2019.
Turtles tagged with bright swastikas were spotted at Gene Coulon Memorial Park Beach on Tuesday. Courtesy photo

Turtles tagged with swastikas prompt rally against hate in Renton

“We hope as a community people will show up and strongly say this isn’t OK.”

Turtles tagged with bright swastikas were spotted at Gene Coulon Memorial Park Beach on Tuesday. Courtesy photo

County begins planning for possible snowstorms

More plowed roads in the works for Renton

RTC’s dragonfly honors passed advocate

College names Andee Jorgensen Student Success Center

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

King County Council

King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

King County Council
Photo courtesy of King County. From left facing to right, Renton City Councilmember Armondo Pavone, King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, Renton Public Works Administrator Gregg Zimmerman, and Renton Public Works staff member Joe Farah listen to a briefing on work at the Black River Pump Station during a recent tour.

Flood imminent unless pump station upgrades

Renton, King County leaders discuss budget for Black River flood management

Photo courtesy of King County. From left facing to right, Renton City Councilmember Armondo Pavone, King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, Renton Public Works Administrator Gregg Zimmerman, and Renton Public Works staff member Joe Farah listen to a briefing on work at the Black River Pump Station during a recent tour.
Sound Publishing file photo

King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

Sound Publishing file photo
Courtesy of Renton School District. The new cameras on school buses, part of new Stop Paddle Camera Program. Those caught on camera illegally passing school buses face $419 tickets.

School bus passers face $400 in fines

New cameras set to catch those breaking school bus laws

Courtesy of Renton School District. The new cameras on school buses, part of new Stop Paddle Camera Program. Those caught on camera illegally passing school buses face $419 tickets.