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Notes from Newcastle: Neighborhood pride and activism
How long have you lived in Newcastle? Why did you choose to move to Newcastle? What do you like about living in Newcastle? The answers aren't necessarily important for the story, but I always enjoy hearing residents talk about the place they live.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
12th Man Rising
The 2014 Seattle Seahawks: Five (Bold?) predictions
Aug 6, 2013; Renton, WA, USA; General view of Seattle Seahawks helmet and Nike gloves at training camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Primary election ballots due back by Tuesday
Though there are no City of Renton races on the ballot this time around, Tuesday's primary election includes nearly all of the state officials who represent Renton in Olympia, as well as a congressional primary.
King County Metro brings 'In Motion' program to Renton
King County Metro Transit just launched its "In Motion" program in Renton to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options - such as transit, bicycling, walking and carpooling.
New York Daily News
Man whose wife set him on fire charged with child molestation
Vincent Phillips, 52, was doused in gas and set aflame by his wife at their Renton, Wash., apartment on July 17. He's now facing child molestation charges after his wife claimed he assaulted her daughter.
Flood Control District Executive Committee briefed on efforts to...
The King County Flood Control District Executive Committee met in Renton Wednesday to learn about the effort taking place to enhance flood damage prevention programs along the river corridor.
Marin Independent Journal
Warriors' Steve Kerr watches, learns from Pete Carroll
The Warriors' Steve Kerr went out of his way to pick the brain of Bill Parcells in preparation for a future in coaching, and in his quest for knowledge, he turned to another Super Bowl-winning coach in Pete Carroll on Wednesday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Gunfire exchanged outside downtown Safeway Monday
No one, including innocent bystanders, was injured when a running gun battle between two men broke out Tuesday evening in the Safeway parking lot on South Third Street.
Regency Woods fire started outside, but cause not yet determined
The cause of the four-alarm fire that destroyed or heavily damaged three Regency Woods apartment buildings July 19 was still officially undetermined mid-week.
Paccar Profit Up 9%, New Parts Distribution Center Planned
Truck manufacturer Paccar announced a nine-percent increase in profit in the second quarter of 2014 and Paccar Parts is building a new distribution center in Washington.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Small fire at Kennydale Elementary School caused by fish tank filter
Crews work to dry, deodorize and disinfect the areas in classrooms and hallways at Kennydale Elementary School where sprinkler systems helped stop a fire on Monday night.
Overnight blaze damages Renton elementary school
An overnight fire damaged Kennydale Elementary School in Renton, and now officials are trying to determine what caused it.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
2014 Renton River Days parade | SLIDESHOW
Marching bands, fancy cars, floats, dance crews, cheerleaders and dozens of other groups made their way down Third Avenue during the parade.
Woman in critical condition after hit and run on Northeast Fourth
A woman was injured this afternoon after being hit by a car while she was in a crosswalk on Northeast Fourth Street near Queen Avenue Northeast.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.