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Tips for staying safe during Washington’s heat wave

The Puget Sound region could see record breaking temperatures this week as a heat wave hits Washington. Monday’s temperatures reached the high 80s. The record… Continue reading

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Renton clinic offers healthcare and social services to underserved communities

POCAAN aims to offer preventative healthcare, mental health services and at-risk support all at once

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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn moves to oppose the proposed SR-169 asphalt plant

Dunn believes the facility would be detrimental to both the Cedar River and the health of residents.

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Dr. Amit Desai of St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way receives a COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 17, 2020. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

Vaccination data reveals disparities among regions and race

South King County and certain minority groups are far behind on COVID-19 vaccine goals.

Dr. Amit Desai of St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way receives a COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 17, 2020. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
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King County to lift indoor mask mandate on June 29

About 1.3 million county residents have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series.

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Pills taken during police investigation (photo credit: Bellevue Police)

Renton man charged with homicide after selling fentanyl pills to a Bellevue woman

Law enforcement warns of an alarming increase in fentanyl deaths.

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King County leaders propose emergency funding for gun violence prevention initiative

Sixty-nine people were reportedly shot during the first quarter of 2021.

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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

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Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created to raise money for Brandi Blake’s memorial service.

Kent man charged with murder after body of missing Federal Way woman found in Auburn park

Suspect, 38, also faces charges of arson, unlawful possession of a firearm in connection to two other homicide investigations.

Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created to raise money for Brandi Blake’s memorial service.
Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)

Renton Police confiscate $735,000 worth of drugs and cash

Among the confiscated items were 10,000 confirmed fentanyl pills.

Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)
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Renton man with stab wound found in Federal Way

The man had been stabbed during an altercation earlier in the day and had received medical treatment for his injuries.

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Auburn police officer’s murder trial expected to be scheduled soon

Jeffrey Nelson is one of the first cops charged under new I-940 guidelines.

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Sanjeev Yonzon (courtesy of Sanjeev Yonzon's campaign)

Sanjeev Yonzon to run for Renton City Council

Editor’s note: This is a press release from the candidate’s campaign.

  • Jun 1, 2021
Sanjeev Yonzon (courtesy of Sanjeev Yonzon's campaign)
Flames attack the hillside in Bonney Lake on Sept. 8, 2020. (East Pierce Fire & Rescue photo)

WA firefighters brace for potentially busy weekend

Washington state Department of Natural Resources firefighters were preparing for what could have been a busy Memorial Day weekend after a record number of wildfires… Continue reading

Flames attack the hillside in Bonney Lake on Sept. 8, 2020. (East Pierce Fire & Rescue photo)
Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)

Backyard cottages might offer a partial solution to King County’s housing problem

Some cities are embracing the solution better than others.

Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)
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King County Council approves $631 million emergency COVID budget

Staff reports The King County Council approved a seventh round of emergency funding in response to COVID-19, this time totaling more than $631 million. The… Continue reading

  • May 28, 2021
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Some of the artists to be featured at the May 29th BLM Artwalk (photo credit: Christain Jones)

Renton to host Black Lives Matter Artwalk this weekend

This Saturday’s event will feature a collection of visual and performing artists of color.

Some of the artists to be featured at the May 29th BLM Artwalk (photo credit: Christain Jones)
Interpretive guide Shell Michaluk-Bergan stands on boardwalk to Bird Island (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Exploring Renton’s hidden natural gems

Interpretive guides with Coast and Forest aim to promote appreciation of natural habitat in the area

Interpretive guide Shell Michaluk-Bergan stands on boardwalk to Bird Island (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)

She couldn’t breathe: Child dies from asthma attack at Renton medical clinic

Family of Kaloni Bolton, 12, seeks answers as to why staff couldn’t treat her.

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Marvin Rosete courtesy of Marvin Rosete

Marvin Rosete seeks Renton City Council seat, position 2

Editor’s note: This is a press release from the candidate’s campaign.

  • May 25, 2021
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