Cameron Sheppard

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Renton man sentenced to prison on federal drug distribution charges

Prosecutors say the man was involved with a drug trafficking group connected to the CJNG cartel.

 

Organizers and supporters of Raise the Wage Renton join together at the Renton Public Library after announcing their push to raise the minimum wage. Cameron Sheppard/Renton Reporter

Renton community members want to raise the minimum wage

Raise the Wage Renton aims to raise pay to $19 an hour, similar to neighboring Tukwila.

Organizers and supporters of Raise the Wage Renton join together at the Renton Public Library after announcing their push to raise the minimum wage. Cameron Sheppard/Renton Reporter
Newly sworn-in King County Prosecuting Attorney Leesa Manion. (File Photo)

King County’s new prosecuting attorney announces task force units

Leesa Manion said the units are focused on public safety and “King County’s greatest areas of concern”

Newly sworn-in King County Prosecuting Attorney Leesa Manion. (File Photo)
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Police helicopter camera shot of one of the fleeing vehicles. (Screenshot from Bellevue Police Department website)

Four minors arrested after armed carjacking at Renton Landing

Suspects, three ages 14 and one 12, fled north and were arrested in Bellevue with two vehicles.

Police helicopter camera shot of one of the fleeing vehicles. (Screenshot from Bellevue Police Department website)
Screenshot of the Issaquah Press from Nov. 6, 1985, regarding the murder trial of John H. Schoenhals.

Family fears son’s killer could be freed from Washington state prison

Mark Wallace was 14 when he was killed by his older brother’s friend, John H. Schoenhals.

Screenshot of the Issaquah Press from Nov. 6, 1985, regarding the murder trial of John H. Schoenhals.
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Renton man sentenced after federal charges related to drug trafficking

The 28-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Proposal would exempt Washington’s news outlets from B&O tax

Legislation cited as necessary save jobs and protect a critical community service.

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The location of the incident as reported by Washington State Patrol. (Screenshot from Washington State Patrol Press Memo)

Renton man struck, killed on I-5 after exiting vehicle following collision

The incident happened on northbound I-5 near Tukwila on Sunday, Jan. 1.

The location of the incident as reported by Washington State Patrol. (Screenshot from Washington State Patrol Press Memo)
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King County encourages folks to recycle their old holiday lights

The county has compiled a list of retailers and organizations that will recycle old light strands.

Holiday lights (Screenshot from King County website)
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Department of Health warns of high rates of flu this season

In addition to the flu, other respiratory illnesses such as COVID and RSV are overloading hospitals.

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King County audit finds difficulty tracking effectiveness of adult diversion programs

The auditors say the county lacks the strategy, coordination and data to measure cost-effectiveness.

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Audit finds that temp workers are owed $200,000 by King County

The workers are owed back benefits – payments in lieu of benefits for temp workers.

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Fish consumption advisory issued for several King County lakes

Traces of dangerous “forever chemicals” found in Lake Washington, Lake Meridian and Lake Sammamish

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