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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 $184/per square foot. More Renton information.

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23 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

Couple loses everything in fire except what they 'really care about'

Whitney Warner was busy last Saturday, getting ready for her baby shower friends were putting on later in the day.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Register before Tuesday for August primary election

King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 28. Register at King County Elections, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.

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Renton Reporter

Damage estimated at $3 million in Regency Woods fire; investigators still searching for cause

Damage to the Regency Woods apartment complex from Saturday's four-alarm fire has been estimated at $3 million, according to Renton Deputy Fire Chief Erik Wallgren.

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Renton Reporter

Salvation Army low on supplies, will be collecting food at River Days booth

The Salvation Army is asking the community for support yet again during Renton River Days.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Renton Reporter

Renton woman lit husband on fire because shooting would be 'too nice'

A 40-year-old Renton woman told investigators she poured gasoline on her husband and lit him on fire because shooting him would be too nice, according to court documents.

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Renton Reporter

King County committee to host meeting in Renton next week to discuss flood risks on Cedar River

The members of the King County Flood Control District Executive Committee will host a special meeting in Renton on Wednesday, July 30, to discuss the work being done to enhance flood reduction programs along the Cedar River.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Weekly

The Pick List: The Week's Recommended Events

This is a rebroadcast of one of this month's 10 live London reunion shows by the legendary comedy troupe : John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.

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Kent Reporter

Kent officers involved in shooting treated and released at hospital; victim identified

The four Kent Police officers injured in Sunday's shooting and explosion along 86th Avenue South each were treated and released later on Sunday at Valley Medical Center in Renton.

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Seeking Alpha

First Financial Northwest - A Classic Graham Dodd Investment Opportunity

Investors get $1 of net assets for every 89 cents they invest - First Financial Northwest is currently trading at a price to book ratio of 0.89.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Renton man charged with homicide by watercraft in fatal boat collision

A Renton man was charged today with homicide by watercraft and assault by watercraft in connection with Wednesday's Lake Washington boat collision that killed a Seattle schoolteacher.

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KOMO News

Families struggle to rebuild after Renton apartment fire

RENTON, Wash. -- Families who lost almost everything in a massive apartment complex fire are struggling to rebuild their lives.

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Renton Reporter

Apartment fire investigation continues; most of the displaced find place to stay

Renton firefighters on Monday surveyed the damage following a four-alarm fire Saturday afternoon at the Regency Woods apartment complex.

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Renton Reporter

Sink hole closes Monster Road in both directions from Beacon Coal...

A sinkhole has been discovered and Monster Road will be closed in both directions from the Beacon Coal Mine Road in Renton up to 68th Avenue South/Martin Luther King Jr. Way in unincorporated King County.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Renton Reporter

Shoplifter meant to pay, but the line was too long | Police Blotter

Because people like to videotape their activities, a Renton Police officer seized as evidence a GoPro camera located after the arrest of a shoplifter.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Renton Reporter

About 40 displaced after apartment building fire in Regency Woods

About 40 residents have been displaced following a fast-moving fire in the Regency Woods development Saturday, but there were no serious injuries reported in the blaze.

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The News Tribune

Firefighters battle apartment, brush fire in Renton

Crews responded to a report of a commercial fire in the 1400 block of South 18th Street at about 2 p.m. Skyway fire officials initially said the fire was a two-alarm fire.

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Renton Reporter

IKEA's new store to be two stories, located at current site

The IKEA corporation last week filed papers with the city to build a brand new, two-story store on the site of its current Renton store.

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Renton Reporter

Cloudy, but a little cooler | Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service is calling for cloudy skies today, Saturday, with a high near 76. Overnight, the clouds thicken with a 30 percent chance of showers and a low around 60. This week's weather photo comes to us from Robert Hess who grabbed this great picture of his grandsons, Henry Cooke and Leo Stevenson finding some relief from the heat ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Renton man held in death of teacher in powerboat crash

Passengers on a sailboat told police they were slowly motoring with a low-power trolling motor after dark when a powerboat slammed into them Wednesday night on Lake Washington, according to a statement of probable cause released Friday by the King County Prosecutor's Office.

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Renton Reporter

Renton man arrested in boating death on Lake Washington

A 46-year-old Renton man will appear in court Friday afternoon for investigation of homicide by motorcraft in the boating death of a Seattle woman Wednesday on Lake Washington.

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