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Renton students honor veterans

Courtesy of Renton School District. Students honored veterans in their lives and all over the country through assemblies held in different schools on Thursday, Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: I-976 vote casts South King County against Seattle, Eastside

Preliminary precinct counts show support for the initiative split by region.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Renton man shot in the face, police investigating

A Renton resident suffered a shotgun wound to the face and is in critical condition, while police are still investigating the incident. The Renton Police… Continue reading

Courtesy of Renton Police Department

Naked man shot by officer in Renton

Police say the man raised a gun at the officer, as well as people in businesses. The incident also shut down an exit on I-405.

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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’

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

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

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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.

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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.