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Renton, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Renton, WA include 98059, 98055, and 98057. The median home price in Renton is $350,000 which is roughly $181/per square foot. More Renton information.

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19 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

Renton marijuana retails still waiting for licenses, locations

With the first wave of business licenses released on Monday and several marijuana retail outlets opening on Tuesday, Renton retail license lottery winners were still preparing to open their stores, despite not being in the initial batch of license approvals.

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20 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

King County Sheriff's Office hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists

The King County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists and will be holding a recruiting workshop at the station in Renton on July 12. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, interested applicants may attend a workshop to learn about the hiring process, training, expectations and more.

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Yesterday | NWCN.com

MIlls Canyon Fire now 19 percent contained

YAKIMA, Wash.- One central Washington wildfire has burned across 28 square miles in just two days while another has broken out in hot, tinder-dry conditions.

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Yesterday | Seattle Times

Editorial: The Times recommends Pramila Jayapal for 37th District state Senate seat

IN a crowded contest for Seattle's 37th Legislative District state Senate seat, Pramila Jayapal stands out for the breadth and depth of her civic involvement.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Boeing's Space Bins Make Room for More Bags on 737s

Boeing announced the launch of its new Space Bins on July 10, 2014, which provide more room for carry-on bags.

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Seattle Times

Renton police investigate death of 3-year-old from methadone overdose

The death of a 3-year-old boy in Renton in May was due to an overdose of methadone, according to the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

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Kent Reporter

Zone 3 Explorers to compete at conference

A contingency of the Zone 3 Fire Explorers and advisors head to the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., in the next few days to compete in the National Fire/Emergency Services Exploring Conference.

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Jalopnik

Boeing Issues $5.2 Trillion 20-Year Market Forecast

Between now and the year 2033, Boeing is anticipating a worldwide demand for nearly 37,000 new passenger planes, worth an estimated $5.2 trillion.

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Business Wire

IKEA Proposes Replacing Its Seattle-Area Store by Building a New,...

The application will mark the beginning of the governmental review process for this proposed on-site relocation.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Couplea s 911 call leads to their own bust in Seattle

A freeway chase by a man in his underwear and a 911 call by mail thieves landed a couple in jail on Saturday.

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Renton Reporter

Theft charges for Seattle contractor accused of scamming homeowners, including some in Renton

A Seattle contractor faces charges that he defrauded homeowners, including some in Renton, who paid him more than $45,000 to upgrade their bathrooms and kitchens, and do other home renovation projects.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue considering third-party study for Energize Eastside

The Washington Utilities Transportation Commission can't prevent Puget Sound Energy from running upgraded transmission lines more than 100 feet above neighborhoods from Renton to Redmond, but it can prevent the energy company from recovering costs if the project is deemed unnecessary or excessive.

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Renton Reporter

Renton Meal Coalition makes urgent plea for donations

The Renton Meal Coalition is in desperate need of support for The Area of Renton Interfaith Shelter Endeavor program and may not be able to provide for their resident for more than a few weeks.

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Renton Reporter

Final Energize Eastide Community Advisory Group meeting scheduled for Wednesay in Renton

The group, made up of residents from the communities affected by Puget Sound Energy's plans to upgrade transmission lines, was created to discuss the pros and cons of the possible routes through Renton and other communities.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

King County Sheriff's Office hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists

The King County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists and will be holding a recruiting workshop at the station in Renton on July 12. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, interested applicants may attend a workshop to learn about the hiring process, training, expectations and more.

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Renton Reporter

Boeing still assessing damage on earailed fuselages headed for Renton

The Boeing Corporation has released the following statement on the derailment of a train carrying 737s bound for final assembly at the Renton plant: A team of experts from Boeing and Spirit Aerosystems continues to assess damage to six 737 fuselages resulting from the July 3 train derailment near Rivulet, Mont.

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Renton Reporter

Another successful year for Return to Renton Car Show | SLIDESHOW

After a late start getting cars to arrive, the Return to Renton Car Show took over downtown Renton last Sunday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Montana river: Three fuselages slow to be retrieved from water

Three airplane fuselages that slid down a steep embankment into a river following a train derailment in northern Montana state could take until Tuesday to remove, railroad officials said Sunday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Redmond Reporter

Some residents concerned about Energize Eastside project

With the Eastside slated for significant growth in the near future, preparations are being made to accommodate the influx of people to the area.

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Newcastle News

PSE to answer Energize Eastside questions July 7

The project, in response to the region's growing power needs, will bring new higher capacity electric transmission lines to the Eastside.

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