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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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4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

6 candidates vie for Senate seat in southeast Seattle, Renton

Pramila Jayapal has been a community organizer, a book author and an advocate for immigrants, but never an elected politician.

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13 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

Summer Teen Musical 'The Wedding Singer' opens Friday

If it wasn't for the Renton Civic Theatre's Summer Teen Musical, 15-year-old Audrey Montague would not have an outlet for her acting pursuits.

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17 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

The tell-tale selfie | Police Blotter

The officer asked whether the 17-year-old really wanted to do that, considering he was being contacted about the explosion of an illegal M-80 on July 4. The "selfie" is in evidence and was used to compare the teen to the suspect caught on a security camera just before the flash of the M-80 exploding in a garage on Southeast Second Place.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Renton Reporter

Summer returns after mid-week rains | Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service is calling for mostly sunny skies today, Saturday, with a high near 78 and light wind.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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