Aug. 31. That’s the date Jet City Espresso has to be packed and gone from the former gas station on Main Avenue South. There’s a lot of packing to do at the store, which is overflowing with antiques, collectibles and kitsch.
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Anthony Hemstad, a member of the Valley Medical Center commission who had to leave board meetings early to attend meetings of the Maple Valley City Council, has resigned as Maple Valley’s city manager.
A doctor in the emergency room at Valley Medical Center was assaulted about 2:30 a.m. July 24 by a patient, who grabbed his hand, twisted his arm and tried to bite him, according to Renton police.
Rashod Jones held his 19-month-old daughter hostage for four hours at her north Renton home on July 25, using her as a human shield between him and Renton police, prosecutors write in charging him with burglary.
Rod Stewart had plenty to work with as he decorated the front window of his Antique Country Store on South Third Street for the IKEA Renton River Days contest to pick the best-dressed store window.
The names of Highlands Man and Woman likely will remain lost in time.
The grave of this young man and older woman was uncovered by chance in early May by a local builder digging a utility trench for a new house on Edmonds Avenue Northeast in the Highlands.
Crews working for the state Department of Transportation have completed more than half of the tunneling for the new culvert that will carry Thunder Hills Creek underneath I-405 near Benson Road in Renton.