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Police chief: Crime in Kent has increased during pandemic

Shootings up 53% so far in 2020 compared to last year

 

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Renton proposes six month deadline to remove hundreds staying at Red Lion Inn COVID-19 shelter

As a result of the fight over the county’s de-intensification shelter, which provides housing for homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic and caused an increase in public safety services in the spring, Renton is introducing code to create stricter guidelines for all homeless shelters

 

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Kent City Council adds delivery fee cap to support local restaurants

The cap prevents third party delivery services from charging partner restaurants high fees

 

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Compromise leads to passing of Kent’s 2021-2022 budget

City council decided not to defund the police.

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City to give away free masks

Kent is hosting another mask giveaway event, Saturday, Nov. 21. The event will distribute masks, with a limit of five per family, and hand sanitizer.… Continue reading

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The house purchased by Kvashuk, according to King County parcel records.

Man convicted of defrauding Microsoft of $10 million sentenced to nine years in prison

Renton man used the money to purchase a $1.6 million Lake Washington home and a $160,000 Tesla

The house purchased by Kvashuk, according to King County parcel records.
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Election Day results in for 11th Legislative District

Hackney and Bergquist lead in early results for 11th Legislative District

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Author uses experiences as a Renton resident in new book

‘Why She Must Lead’ advocates for women of color in leadership positions

Author Vasudha Sharma. Courtesy photo.
Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.

Renton couple remain in serious condition, recovering after Cold Springs Fire

UW Medicine releases a video of a family member speaking about how the two are doing.

Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.
Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office
Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire
Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

King County faces unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke

Weather monitors recommend people limit time outdoors, especially children, seniors and those with heart or lung disease.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.
One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald

COVID-19 testing sites coming to South King County

Public Health- Seattle King County announced new locations to get tested in Auburn and Renton.

One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald
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Kent man shot, injured near Renton KFC

Second man also shot; occupants of vehicle with bullet holes found in Kent

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The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.

Renton battles King County over temporary shelter at Red Lion Hotel

County officials believe emergency health order will supersede city’s move.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.
The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.

Renton finds code violation, issues Aug. 9 removal of Red Lion Hotel temporary shelter

County officials believe emergency health order will supersede city’s move.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.
A GoFundMe page has been started for Lorenzo Anderson. The page can be accessed at www.gofundme.com/f/for-the-family-of-the-man-who-was-shot-at-chop

19-year-old killed in Seattle shooting was former Renton High student

Incident June 20 in a protester-occupied space known as CHOP

A GoFundMe page has been started for Lorenzo Anderson. The page can be accessed at www.gofundme.com/f/for-the-family-of-the-man-who-was-shot-at-chop
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Renton man pleads guilty to one of state’s largest workers’ comp scams

The delivery driver was still working under his own name while receiving L&I pension, and owes the state almost $340,000.

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Despite budget troubles, Metro will move forward with Renton-Kent-Auburn plan

Despite budget troubles, Metro will move forward with Renton-Kent-Auburn plan

King County Metro releases fall 2020 service plans, 50 routes to be suspended

Despite budget troubles, Metro will move forward with Renton-Kent-Auburn plan