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Inslee visits Kent to push adoption of state transportation funding package
Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop Friday in Kent to pump up South Sound politicians and business leaders about the importance for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package during the special session that started this week.
Fri May 17, 2013
Federal Way Mirror
The transient nature of gangs in South King County
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar.
Tue May 14, 2013
REMINDER: Sonics legend Lenny Wilkens to keynote Salvation Army fundraiser tonight
Former Seattle Supersonics player and coach, and NBA Hall of Famer, Lenny Wilkens will be the keynote speaker at the Eighth Annual Renton Salvation Army Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Renton Pavilion Event Center, 233 Burnett Ave.
The Daily Troll: Sacramento ready to take victory lap. Lone School...
The Daily Troll: Sacramento ready to take victory lap. Lone School Board candidate, so far.
The road to SIFF-Renton | Anita, speaking the truth
"Anita" screens at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 26, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., in downtown Renton.
Police to Target Seatbelt and Cellphone Use in Click-it-or-Ticket Campaign
Over a dozen King County law enforcement agencies - including Renton police - will deploy extra patrols beginning next week to look for unbuckled drivers and passengers and drivers who are on their cellphones.
Power outages, downed trees as thunderstorms rake W. Wash.
A line of thunderstorms and strong winds plowed through Western Washington on Monday afternoon, toppling trees and ripping down power lines.
Renton School Board to consider land bids at next meeting
The Renton School Board will consider bids to sell two parcels of unused property near Hazelwood and Tiffany Park elementary schools at their May 22 meeting.
Renton Blogs: Summer Swimming, Small Business & More
From summer recreation to the neighborhood buzz, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on the interesting, important and humorous parts of life in Renton.
Mon May 13, 2013
Youth education, safety fair is May 18 in Renton
The local 911 community and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound will hold a Youth Education and Safety Fair Saturday, May 18, in Renton.
Pain at the Pump: Gas Prices Topping $4 Per Gallon in Renton
Gas prices in the Renton area are tipping the $4 mark for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel as road trip season approaches, but prices aren't expected to reach the levels seen in 2012.
Renton Rotary Club honors April Teachers of the Month
Patty Allen is a music teacher at Honey Dew Elementary School. Allen attended Western Washington University, where she earned a bachelor's of arts in music and then continued to earn a master's degree in teaching.
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Renton on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
$234,000 in Boeing Stock Certificates Stolen from Sammamish Home - Sammamish Police Blotter
Sammamish Police are investigating a residential burglary on the 1800 block of East Lake Sammamish Place SE involving a small safe full of valuables, including $234,000 in Boeing stock certificates, ripped off a wall and stolen from the home.
Sat May 11, 2013
Man rescued in "near drowning" in Lake Washington
A man in his 40s is being treated at Harborview Medical Center after a near-drowning off the shore of Gene Coulon Park in Renton on Saturday.
Man Sent to Hospital After Renton Fire Responds to Drowning Call
Renton Fire & Emergency Services Department received a call regarding a possible drowning at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park at 2:04 p.m. on Saturday, according to Battalion Chief John Lecoq.
Construction on Coal Creek Parkway culvert begins May 15
Work is finally set to begin on a city of Bellevue project that will replace an aging culvert underneath Coal Creek Parkway.
FAA Announces Renton Air Traffic Control to Saty Open Through September
Legislation passed by US Congress in April to alleviate delays at the nation's busiest airports will also allow the FAA to continue running Renton's air traffic control tower.
Fri May 10, 2013
Spring festival Saturday has fun, family resources, art
The 11th Annual Piazza Spring Festival Saturday has even more offerings for families, thanks to local business, Rely On Renton.
The road to SIFF-Renton | Ali, the man, the times
"The Trials of Muhammad Ali" screens at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 25, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., in downtown Renton.