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Mercer Island Reporter
Developer says condos are not for everyone
Two plots of land tucked behind Mercerdale Park and Farmer Insurance could be redeveloped into 18 townhouses, pending approval by the city.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Renton man tells detectives 'Frost,' his alternate personality, killed girlfriend
A 20-year-old Renton man told detectives his alternate personality, "Frost," is responsible for the death of his girlfriend Saturday, according to court documents.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Pregnant woman arrested after stabbing boyfriend | Police Blotter
Conflicting stories led to the arrest March 27 of a 20-year-old Renton woman, who is seven months pregnant, for felony domestic violence.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
a sunny weekend, eventually | Weekend Weather
The National Weather Service is calling for a mostly cloudy morning for today, Saturday, but clearing through the afternoon to mostly sunny skies and a high near 61. Mostly clear Saturday night with an overnight low around 40. The sun sticks around Monday with a high near 69, but clouds begin to roll in Monday night with a chance of showers through ... (more)
Mercer Island Reporter
Police Blotter | February crime numbers slightly up this year
Each month, the Mercer Island Police Department compiles a breakdown of its crime numbers and compares them to the year prior.
Regional News/West: Providence hit by payment cuts, fewer patients
Providence Health & Services reported that its operating income came in lower than expected in 2013 as flat inpatient volumes and an adverse payer mix depressed gains.The Renton, Wash.-based system reported $37.7 million in net operating income for its fiscal 2013, ended in December, which was 81.... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Union had questioned staffing levels at Providence clinic where rehab patient died
Providence Health & Services, based at this building in Renton, operates Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia and an affiliated rehab center in Lacey.
City facing potential $8 million budget hole by 2018
Despite positive signs that the city is coming out of the Great Recession, there's even larger financial troubles ahead on the horizon unless something is done now.
PSE to answer questions about Energize Eastside
It was a request heard loud and clear at the most recent Energize Eastside workshop.
Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way singer on 'The Voice' inspires single moms
Federal Way single mother Ayesha Brooks battled it out with other singers on NBC's hit show "The Voice" this season and was finally eliminated from the second Battle Round that aired on Monday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
One year later: Deadly shootings remain an unsolved, sordid case
In the bright sunshine of a recent morning, the parking lot outside the Sports Page Tavern in North Auburn fills up with its usual contingent of cars and smatterings of human beings.
'Office Hours' opens tomorrow at Renton Civic
Renton Civic Theatre's season continues tomorrow night, Friday, with the opening of "Office Hours," by Norm Foster, directed by Timothy Kelly.
City to begin replacing panels on Veterans Memorial this month
Work will begin this month to refurbish the name plaques at the city's Veterans Memorial park on South Third Street.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Renton businesses honor area educators
Teacher Kinsey Mannon of Kennydale Elementary School was one of four Renton educators recognized in the Renton Chamber of Commerce's Ahead of the Class Awards.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Tax vote not just about buses
By now, you've likely heard that King County bus service would be slashed unless voters approve Proposition 1 , a combined sales- tax and car-tab fee increase on this month's ballot.
Kent house fire displaces two people, kills pet dog
A fire displaced two adults and killed a pet dog Saturday morning at a house in the 22900 block of 114th Way Southeast on Kent's East Hill.
Fewer commercial patients, reimbursement cuts lead to depressed earnings at Providence
Providence Health & Services reported that its operating income came in lower than expected in 2013 as flat inpatient volume and an adverse payer mix depressed earnings.The Renton, Wash.-based system reported $37.7 million in net operating income for its fiscal 2013, ended December, which was 81.5% ... For the best experience of ... (more)
Sun Apr 06, 2014
South Whidbey Record
Gov. Inslee signs second round of derelict vessel rules into law
On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee for the second year in a row signed into law legislation aimed at combating the state's ongoing derelict vessel problem.
Downtown bank robbed | Police Blotter
A 26-year-old man, apparently homeless, was apprehended March 22 not far from the Bank of America branch in downtown Renton that had just been robbed of $1,403 in cash.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Council needs to power up | Guest Commentary
On Thursday, March 27, I attended a community workshop at Renton Technical College sponsored by Puget Sound Energy to discuss their "Energize-The-Eastside" project.