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Marine recruiter charged withsexual misconduct with minor
King County prosecutors have charged a Marine recruiter with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor nearly two years after he allegedly had sexual contact with a then-17-year-old Eastside high-school student.
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Rep. Adam Smith sends letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging...
Congressman Adam Smith on Tuesday sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to continue efforts to release Nestora Salgado from prison in Mexico.
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Healthier menus welcome students back to school
Students across King County will have more options for healthy food this school year, including those in Renton.
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King County Sheriff's Office to host '9-1-1 Citizen's Academy' on Sat., Sept. 27
The King County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a '9-1-1 Citizen's Academy' in Renton from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Next Energize Eastside open house is Sept. 10 in Renton
Puget Sound Energy is encouraging neighbors and business owners to become involved in an on-going conversation about the Energize Eastside project at a pair of open houses on Sept.
Run from the Cops 5k coming up
The event happens September 27 throughout the streets of Renton. It is a fundraising effort benefiting Special Olympics Washington.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Renton community steps up for quality education | for Good for Ever
September is here, and so too is a new school year. More than 14,000 children will soon walk through the doors of a Renton elementary, middle or high school, hoping for the best education money can buy.
a gray Labor Day weekend | Weekend Weather
Summer may not officially end for a few weeks, but it looks like the weather might be giving us a preview this weekend.
Editorial: School begins with need for volunteers
On Tuesday, parents across the Issaquah and Renton school districts will walk their children to the school bus or to school for the start of a new school year.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Historical Society preps for busy September
The Newcastle Historical Society is in for a busy September with programming at Newcastle Days, the Newcastle Library and the Renton History Museum.
Renton Police recover 200 cans of baby formula headed for Vietnam's black market
Renton Police recovered more than 200 cans of baby formula destined for the black market in Vietnam Thursday morning, following a year-long investigation.
Medical-marijuana providers urge regulation, say ban could hurt patients
While the products in the back may have names like "Casey Jones," "diesel," "blueberry kush" and "bubble gum," make no mistake about it, for the providers and the clients at Tranquility Holistic Center on South Third Street, this is serious medicine.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Are you ready for the Big One?
On the heels of the Napa earthquake, September is "National Preparedness Month" and "Ready in Renton" in the city, highlighting the City of Renton's emergency preparedness campaign.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Renton family building chili cook-off dynasty
Two generations of Renton chili cookers are sweeping the state competition and don't show any signs of cooling off.
Renton has been ranked the sixth most-stressed cit
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Boeing submits plans to state to clean up contaminated soil, groundwater at Renton plant
Contaminated soil and groundwater at The Boeing Co.' s Renton plant would be cleaned up under technical plans Boeing submitted to the Washington Department of Ecology.
Strong Arm Brewing Beer Garden Sat. Sept. 13
Renton's Strong Arm Brewing invites you to join them on Saturday, September 13th for an afternoon or beer, food, music and more: a Strong Arm Beer Garden .
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New Bellevue College student trustee to remain humble
Stassney Obregon had just enough time to apply to the Bellevue College Board of Trustees before the 19-year-old student had to return to the Phillipines to see her ailing father.
Volunteers Needed for Renton's Community Emergency Response Team
The recent magnitude-6.0 earthquake in Northern California that injured more than 100 people and damaged buildings and other structures throughout the Napa Valley region is a good reminder that an earthquake or other natural disaster can happen at any time, and communities need to be prepared for when it does.
More than 100 new teachers welcomed at annual Chamber breakfast
Kayla Root, new kindergarten teacher at Cascade Elementary School, receives flowers and a goodie bag from a Chamber member at the annual Renton Chamber New Teacher Breakfast.