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  1. Kevin Porter Jr., Kylee Griffen lead area players nominated for McDonald's All American GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Seattle Times

    On Wednesday, the burger chain unveiled its list of more than 700 high school senior girls and boys basketball players to receive nods to suit up for the 41st annual game. Nominees were accepted from their coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of McDonald's selection committee.

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  2. Ex-deputy who accused former Sheriff John Urquhart of groping files countersuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Seattle Times

    Former King County Sheriff John Urquhart, photographed as election returns came in on Nov. 7, 2017, has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former deputy who made accusations against Urquhart. Brian Barnes contends the former sheriff defamed him by publicly describing the allegation as a malicious, politically motivated lie, as well as by labeling Barnes an "organizational terrorist" who habitually files false claims against supervisors.

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  3. Sam's Club closing 3 stores around Seattle, costing nearly 500 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Seattle Times

    Sam's Club, the warehouse-store unit of Walmart, is closing three locations in King County as part of a 63-store retrenchment across the U.S. The company notified the state Employment Security Department it will close stores in Seattle, Aurburn and Renton effective March 16, and will affect 495 jobs. A Walmart official told The Associated Press that about 10 of the 63 stores will be repurposed into e-commerce distribution sites.

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  4. SPSL 2A approved a new look to debut the 2018-19 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Seattle Times

    Beginning with the 2018-19 athletic seasons, the 16-school league will divide into three divisions for sports aside from football. A tweak was made to the current two-division SPSL 2A football league, moving Renton to what is called the Mountain Division and Evergreen to the Sound.

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  5. Port of Seattle: Stephanie Bowman and Peter Steinbrueck win, John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Seattle Times

    King County voters re-elected one Port of Seattle commissioner and gave a narrow lead to a second, while also adding a former Seattle politician to the board. Three spots on the five-seat Port commission were up for grabs in Tuesday's election, with one spot vacant and two board members seeking re-election.

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  6. Mitzi Johanknecht edging incumbent John Urquhart in King County Sheriff's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Seattle Times

    John Urquhart, left, and Mitzi Johanknecht, right, are running for King County sheriff in the 2017 election. King County Sheriff John Urquhart re-election campaign has been beset by allegations of sexual abuse and mismanagement, setting the stage for a bitterly contested race against Mitzi Johanknecht, a 32-year veteran of the sheriff's department.

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  7. In ceremony, King County buries remains of those with no family or moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Seattle Times

    He's participated in several of the ceremonies over the years. "I always long for the day we don't have to do this," he says. 1 comment

  8. Second man dies following Sunday shooting at Kent strip mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Seattle Times

    A second man has died as a result of a shooting early Sunday at a Kent strip mall , according to police. Officers responded to a report of shots fired around 3:20 a.m. Sunday in the strip mall in the 18000 block of East Valley Highway and then briefly joined Renton police in pursuing a man seen running from the scene.

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  9. Renton's Jimmy Shane wins fifth consecutive unlimited hydroplane national championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Tate, who drives the Kent-based U-9 Realtrac, held off J. Michael Kelly and the U-12 Graham Trucking to win the race. "The Bill Muncey Cup is definitely a prestigious award that I'm very proud to have my name on with the U-9 team," said Tate, who won his third race of the season.

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  10. Starting from scratch: Five principals work together to create their dream schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Seattle Times

    With less than a year to plan, Principal Angela Bogan has a lot of ideas for what students and parents will experience when her new school, Sartori Elementary in Renton , opens next fall. In that space, she would like to provide drinks and light refreshments for parents as they learn about homework and school policies - or make an appointment with school staff.

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  11. Highway work crews are back this weekend; expect delays when travelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The Southcenter Squeeze will return this weekend on Interstate 5 , as crews get back to work installing new pavement and Interurban Avenue bridge expansion joints. The northbound freeway will be reduced to only two lanes , from 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, to continue what the state calls its #reviveI5 program.

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  12. Veterans and Human Services levy sent to November ballot: twice as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Seattle Times

    On Monday, May 21, 2017, King County Executive Dow Constantine, center, held a press conference to push for his proposal to renew the Veterans and Human Services Levy, which will now expire Dec. 31. He's surrounded by supporters and veterans. The King County County Council votes to put a larger Veterans and Human Services levy on the November ballot, but dials back the amount recommended by Executive Dow Constantine.

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  13. Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan back from national team, but looking forward to eventual returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Cristian Roldan returned to the Sounders from the U.S. Men's National Team on Monday, saying he appreciated the experience and hopes for more. Roldan played 90 minutes in a 3-2 win over Martinique last Wednesday in his first international appearance during Group Stage play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament.

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  14. Ivar's among eateries getting temporary spots at Sea-Tac AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Ivar's is one of three restaurants that will opening "food cart concepts" when work starts to add a second level of dining at the central terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, according to airport spokesman Brian DeRoy. The construction project, likely to start at year's end, will end up closing five restaurants in the central terminal: Ivar's Fish Bar, Wendy's, Maki of Japan, Pallino Pastaria , and Qdoba Mexican Eats.

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  15. McCleary roundup: Inslee pressures lawmakers as budget talks near the brink - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Seattle Times

    It's been five years since the Supreme Court ruled in the landmark McCleary case that the state needed to fix its broken school-finance system. And on Thursday, the governor hosted a "five corners" meeting with lawmakers to negotiate a final deal to meet that court mandate.

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  16. Damien Pattenaude had a quick rise to the top of Renton schools but also a long journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Seattle Times

    When I last spoke with Damien Pattenaude, he was a 26-year-old English teacher on fire to make schools work better for students with few of life's advantages. Now, 14 years later, he'll become superintendent of the Renton School District on July 1. The challenges schools faced then are still with us - funding, staffing, testing and the struggle to give every child the best possible education in a society of vast inequalities.

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  17. Despite eventful offseason, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's message stays on pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Russell Wilson practices with the Seattle Seahawks at Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, Wash. Friday, June 2, 2017.

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  18. Aerospace tax incentives saved Boeing $242 million last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Seattle Times

    A worker emerges from the autoclave at Boeing's massive new 777X composite wing center in Everett. Boeing disclosed Friday that last year it saved $242 million thanks to Washington state's aerospace industry tax incentives, $63 million less than the previous year.

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  19. King County: More and more taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Letter writer Claudia Donnelly of Renton writes that King County Executive Dow Constantine "doesn't get it" that all county voters cannot afford multiple tax hikes. It's about enlisting constituencies for the next election.

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  20. Seahawks sign top 2017 draft pick Malik McDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Malik McDowell , defensive tackle, warms up during the first day of rookie minicamp for the Seahawks, at the VMAC facility in Renton, WA, on Friday. He's 6-6 and almost 300-pounds from Michigan State University.

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