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Paramedic proposal met with optimism, some concern
A proposal to absorb Vashon's paramedics into the south King County paramedic system is garnering mixed responses at Vashon Island Fire & Rescue .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Renton could benefit from proposed Flood Control Disrtrict grant
The Executive Committee of the King County Flood Control District on Monday gave its approval to a recommendation that the City of Renton receive a Flood Control District grant from a newly created program aimed at reducing the impact of local flooding.
Coulon beach still closed, city hopes to reopen Tuesday
With sunny skies and highs in the low- to mid-70s predicted for this week, The City of Renton is hoping to get the swimming beach at Gene Coulon Memorial Park back open as soon as possible.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Man critically injured in a hit-and-run in Renton
A man who was walking his dogs along Southeast Petrovitsky Road in Renton suffered life-threatening injuries after a being struck by a vehicle Saturday night, the King County Sheriff's Office said.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Coulon Park swimming beach closed due to high levels of bacteria
City officials on Friday closed the swimming beach at Gene Coulon Beach Park after King County Public Health Department Officials officials advised of "higher than standard levels of bacteria present," according to a press release.
Should be sunny by Sunday at least | Weekend Weather
Despite some rain at week's end, it looks like things should clear up in time for a pretty nice weekend.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Residents debate need for new Kent Police station
Kent resident Alex Senecaut prefers to see the city spend money on a new public works facility rather than a new police station.
Car stolen at gunpoint | Police Blotter Part 1
A 29-year-old Renton man met Kevin and they agreed to hang out and play some hoops.
Today's obits: Elisabeth Melczer helped make Syracuse University traveling seminars possible
Elisabeth "Liesl" Melczer, 80, died July 22, 2014, at her home in Renton, Wash., after a long battle with cancer.
Three involved massive identity theft ring sentenced to prison
The investigation turned up 500 potential victims and nearly a half million dollars gained through a sophisticated scheme of stealing identities and racking up bills with ill-gotten credit.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Kent bus service cuts subject of public workshop
He suggests King County take a good, hard look at itself when reducing bus routes to narrow a significant budget gap.
Boeing signals it might further speed up 737 jetliner output
Boeing gave a further signal on Thursday that it is getting close to a decision on whether to further accelerate output of its popular 737 narrowbody jetliner, which could lift production to 52 a month.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Search continues for new KCLS director
The search committee meets next week to select the candidates it will invite for interviews, which will take place mid-September.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Habitat for Humanity hosting home repair program in Renton Aug. 12
Renton home owners can take advantage of Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County's home repair program this Tuesday, August 12. The Renton Home Repair Informational Meeting is Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Habitat's offices, 560 Naches Ave SW, Suite 110, Renton.
New Renton store is first CVS in Washington state
Mayor Denis Law cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the first CVS store in Washington state, located in Renton.
WWE News: Upcoming Roman Reigns' Autograph Session, Jericho's Status For Smackdown
WWE News: Upcoming Roman Reigns' Autograph Session, Jericho's Status For Smackdown Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.12.2014 Will Y2J be in Seattle? - Roman Reigns will sign autographs today for the first 150 fans at the Car Pros Renton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership in Renton, Washington from 10-11 AM.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Waterland Blog
Burien gets 'In Motion'
King County Metro Transit just launched its In Motion program in Burien to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options such as transit, bicycling, walking and carpooling.
Felling stressed? New study puts Renton at sixth-most stressed city in state
At least, that's what the website Credit Donkey says, ranking our fair city as the sixth most-stressed city in the state of Washington.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Don't worry about your lawn, think of the rhodies | the Compleat Home Gardener
The second week of August is a time not to worry about the lawn but do think about your thirsty rhododendrons and azaleas.