Scholarships awarded to local students, and more community news

News and Notes for Aug. 10, 2018

“HERO” Workout for Officer Moreno

The Kent firefighters, Local 1747 and Kent CrossFit have teamed up to honor fallen Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno with a Memorial “HERO” Workout on Aug. 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Donations may be made during the CrossFit event or at any U.S. Bank branch under the “Diego Moreno Memorial Fund.”

The workout is free to everyone and tailored for all fitness levels.

Kent CrossFit is located at 7405 S. 212th St. #101 in Kent.

BECU awarded scholarships to local students

Seven local students were among 80 local student members who were awarded either a $2,500 or $3,500 scholarship from the BECU Foundation.

Regan Denny, Bethany Locke, Emily Siangkam, Jean Wilkey, Kaitlyn Kiteley, Mishel Muzychuk and Sarah Wolcott were the seven Renton students who received the foundation’s scholarship.

Upcoming intersection closure

As part of the Interstate 405/state Route 167 Interchange Direct Connector Project, the intersection of East Valley Road and Southwest 19th Street will be closed from 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27.

The intersection will be closed while crews install a new fish passable culvert across the southbound lands of SR 167 as well as a culvert access vault.

Detour signs will be posted to direct traffic around the closed intersection.