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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 $360,000 which is roughly $179/per square foot. More Renton information.

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15 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

Renton Planning Commission to recommend medical pot ban

With the rules on recreational marijuana retail stores now in place and the moratorium on medical marijuana facilities about to expire, the city is poised to take the next step with a recommendation that all medical-marijuana facilities be banned within the City of Renton.

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20 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland Police seek public's help to identify attempted robbery suspect

The Kirkland Police Department initiated an investigation into Jocelyn V. Ruiz on Sept.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Renton Reporter

South Treatment plant gets new mural

Seattle University's CitySoil Farm collaborated with local artist Ricardo Israel and Renton Area Youth Services to design an aerosol art mural at King County's South Treatment Plant in Renton.

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Renton Reporter

Police seek masked man who robbed downtown bank

The US Bank on South Second Street downtown was robbed of $3,250 in cash Friday by a man concealed by a white painter's mask, sunglasses, baseball cap and hooded sweatshirt.

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GlobeNewswire

First Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces Quarterly $.05 Cash Dividend

First Financial Northwest, Inc. , the holding company for First Savings Bank Northwest , today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share on the Company's outstanding common stock.

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HeraldNet

Rescue workers grateful for countless acts of kindness

Harper and Assistant Fire Chief Toby Hyde have been searching for the right words and the right ways to thank everyone who sent donations and cards and shared thoughts and prayers after the March 22 mudslide.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

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 .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Renton Reporter

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.

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Renton Reporter

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seattle Times

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.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Renton Reporter

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.

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Renton Reporter

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.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Renton Reporter

Both platforms at Tukwila Sounder Station ready for use on Monday

On Monday, Aug. 18, both platforms at Tukwila Station are scheduled to be back in service.

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Kent Reporter

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.

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Renton Reporter

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.

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The Post-Standard

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.

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HeraldNet

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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Kent Reporter

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.

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Reuters

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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Renton Reporter

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.

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