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Author Vasudha Sharma. Courtesy photo.

Author uses experiences as a Renton resident in new book

“Why She Must Lead” advocates for women of color in leadership positions

Author Vasudha Sharma. Courtesy photo.
The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)

Report: Boeing will end 787 Dreamliner production in Everett

Boeing declined comment on a Wall Street Journal story saying the passenger jet’s assembly will move to South Carolina.

The nose of the 500th 787 Dreamliner at the assembly plant in Everett on Sept. 21, 2016. (Kevin Clark / Herald, file)

Renton man involved in Enumclaw drainage district scheme to defraud taxpayers pleads guilty

The man initially lied to the FBI about his company’s involvement in helping a former drainage district commissioner defraud taxpayers

  • Sep 30, 2020
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.

Renton couple remain in serious condition, recovering after Cold Springs Fire

UW Medicine has released a video of a family member speaking on how the two are doing at this time.

Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.
Kirkland PD car. File photo

Police release descriptions of two suspects in Kirkland dock shooting

The shooters may have been from Renton

  • Sep 23, 2020
Kirkland PD car. File photo
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Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn hands the van keys over to Vision House Executive Director Melissa Gehrig.

Vision House receives van donation

Families experiencing homeless will soon have reliable transportation to attend job interviews and work toward important housing goals on their journeys out of homelessness

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn hands the van keys over to Vision House Executive Director Melissa Gehrig.

High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

Photo of Lakeridge Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo.

REACH Center of Hope finds new home on West Hill

All of REACH’s services that support families who are homeless will now have a central location

Photo of Lakeridge Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo.

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

Virtual town halls coming up for unincorporated King County

Events throughout September and October via Zoom will cater to different areas of the region.

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Renton woman pleads guilty to purchasing firearms for ‘violent street gangs’

According to case records, a 41-year-old Renton woman provided the guns to her son, who modified them and sold them to gang members

  • Sep 14, 2020
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A vacant building that went up in flames Aug. 27 at the corner of Pacific Highway S. and S. 279th St. in Federal Way. Fire investigators declared the blaze to be an arson. Photo courtesy of South King Fire Commissioner Bill Fuller

Renton man possibly connected to Federal Way arsons

Officers found several lighters and butane fuel in his possession while arresting the man on Aug. 28.

A vacant building that went up in flames Aug. 27 at the corner of Pacific Highway S. and S. 279th St. in Federal Way. Fire investigators declared the blaze to be an arson. Photo courtesy of South King Fire Commissioner Bill Fuller
A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Antifa isn’t starting Washington wildfires

Online conspiracy theories are spreading as the West Coast burns.

A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues

The pilots are thought to have disappeared near Black Lake, northeast of North Bend.

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office
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Metro bus route changes in Renton coming Sept. 19

As part of a plan to increase mobility between several South King County cities, Metro has added a new route and increased the frequency of other routes.

Courtesy King County Metro.
A plane drops fire retardant on the Palmer Mountain Fire last week. The fire is listed as 84 percent contained, and fully lined. Laura Knowlton/Sound Publishing staff photo

Threat multiplier: How climate change, coronavirus and weather are scorching WA

Dry summer conspired with the pandemic and a wind storm.

A plane drops fire retardant on the Palmer Mountain Fire last week. The fire is listed as 84 percent contained, and fully lined. Laura Knowlton/Sound Publishing staff photo