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City of Renton looking for performers and designers for Renton Multicultural Festival

The festival will take place in-person on May 6 and 7.

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Amazon to invest over $40 million in affordable housing near Sound Transit sites

The company outlined two specific housing projects near light rail stations in Bellevue and SeaTac.

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Inquests into police shootings to resume in King County

First case involves death of Kent man; future inquests include Auburn, Kent, Federal Way police

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Rep. Jesse Johnson announces he is not seeking re-election

Johnson (D-Federal Way) sponsored legislative bills on police reform, use of force.

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Avi Schiffmann, left, and Marco Burstein at Harvard University. Courtesy photo

Mercer Islander and Harvard classmate launch website to aid Ukrainians in need of shelter

Internet activist also developed one of the first and largest coronavirus tracking websites.

Avi Schiffmann, left, and Marco Burstein at Harvard University. Courtesy photo
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Igor Soloydenko, who said he identifies as Russian, holds a sign urging “Peace for Ukraine” at a ceremony Feb. 25 in Federal Way. Soloydenko said: “There’s just so much shame. I feel helpless in the way I cannot change anything in my home country. It was unimaginable that Russia would do such a thing.” Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Ukrainian Honorary Consul speaks out about Russian invasion of Ukraine

“As long as we breathe, as long as our hearts beat, we’re going to protect our land,” said Valeriy Goloborodko.

Igor Soloydenko, who said he identifies as Russian, holds a sign urging “Peace for Ukraine” at a ceremony Feb. 25 in Federal Way. Soloydenko said: “There’s just so much shame. I feel helpless in the way I cannot change anything in my home country. It was unimaginable that Russia would do such a thing.” Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.

Community testifies in support of restorative justice for youth in South King County cities

KC Councilmember Reagan Dunn wanted to pause the program after local mayors expressed concern.

Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.
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Bloodworks Northwest and foodies partner to raise awareness of need for blood donations

Partnership includes restaurant and food brand owners and culinary gourmands from around the region.

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Inslee changes end of mask mandate to March 12

King County’s indoor mandate will end at the same time.

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Missing man found dead near Renton suburb

Jerry Rye was 77-years-old and was reportedly vulnerable with memory issues and health concerns.

Jerry Rye (Courtesy of Renton Police Dept.)
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County health department investigating a norovirus-like outbreak at The Rock Pizza in Renton

Public Health — Seattle & King County reports a dozen cases related to the outbreak.

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Man found dead in Auburn park in an apparent homicide

Police don’t have a suspect in custody

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Renton Chamber of Commerce to host poker games with Renton police

Chamber of Commerce members can register to play for free.

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Man shot in back by shotgun as suspected shooters drive away

Police do not believe the victim, who did not live in the area, was targeted at random.

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St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

King County’s first in-person sexual assault medical advocacy services now available

Federal Way hospital partners with Rebuilding Hope! to launch program.

St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
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Car theft victim arrested after chasing and shooting at suspected thief

The victim of the theft decided not to press charges before being arrested for reckless endangerment

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Cadence Patton, 9, gets properly fitted for a bike helmet at Bayside Bikes in Everett on June 17, 2016. Sound Publishing file photo

King County repeals bike helmet law over evidence of racist and discriminatory enforcement

Board of Health still encourages helmet use, but citatations will no longer be issued

Cadence Patton, 9, gets properly fitted for a bike helmet at Bayside Bikes in Everett on June 17, 2016. Sound Publishing file photo
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Amanda Knox finds a fresh start on Vashon

Knox and Robinson bought a home on the island in 2019 just before the pandemic arrived. They’ve since married and had a baby girl.

  • Feb 17, 2022
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