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Jennifer Brinkman

Renton suspect arrested for 1998 cold case homicide of Marysville woman

Jennifer Brinkman, 19, was found dead in her Marysville home with axe wounds over 20 years ago.

 

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Sound Transit may suspend Sounder service due to national rail strike

Unless settlement reached or Congress intervenes, strike could start Dec. 9

 

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Crime, climate, abortion on docket in legislative session warm-up

Washington lawmakers will hold 39 hearings this week. Nearly all will be conducted in person, which hasn’t happened in three years.

  • Nov 28, 2022
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com

 

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Giving thanks while on stolen land in the Seattle area

Native American Heritage Day and Black Friday both fall on the day after Thanksgiving.

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Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Detectives seek information on homicide, arson near Federal Way

King County Sheriff’s Office offers up to $10,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by police. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)

Renton man, 31, sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug charges

Worked as a debt collector, drug distributor and translator for leaders of drug ring

  • Nov 23, 2022
  • Renton Reporter Staff
A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by police. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)
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State’s Native American crisis hotline is first in the nation

The Native and Strong Lifeline provides culturally appropriate mental health support and referrals.

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Woman found dead at Fairwood apartment complex

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating after shots were fired

  • Nov 23, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
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Renton Police report a murder-suicide shooting at The Landing

The shooter allegedly shot the victim four times before taking his own life.

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Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo

Federal Way City Council outlaws pushing shopping carts on the sidewalk

The new ordinance makes pushing or possessing a shopping cart in any city right-of-way a Class 3 infraction.

Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo
Carolyn DeFord. COURTESY PHOTO, Jovelle Tamayo

Forum spotlights Washington’s missing and murdered Indigenous people

Carolyn DeFord of the Puyallup Tribe spoke about her mother’s 1999 disappearance and what has led to this crisis.

  • Nov 16, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@soundpublishing.com
Carolyn DeFord. COURTESY PHOTO, Jovelle Tamayo
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Man killed in shootout with Federal Way police

Police have not yet determined if the man was struck by police gunfire

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Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
The Hitching Rail’s equine therapy is free for those who have or are currently serving in the military, first responders and their families. The ranch also offers paid riding lessons for all levels of horsemanship.

Renton ranch offers free equine therapy for military veterans

Jim and Lily Carlson started the Hitching Rail Wellness Center and Retreat

  • Nov 11, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
The Hitching Rail’s equine therapy is free for those who have or are currently serving in the military, first responders and their families. The ranch also offers paid riding lessons for all levels of horsemanship.
The bay ghost shrimp, also known as Neotrypaea Californiensis. Courtesy of Dave Cowles.

Meet the ghost shrimp, a spooky little critter in Puget Sound

Halloween has come and gone, but within the waters of the Puget Sound exists a spooky and translucent critter — the ghost shrimp. Ghost shrimp… Continue reading

The bay ghost shrimp, also known as Neotrypaea Californiensis. Courtesy of Dave Cowles.
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Enumclaw man dies in rollover crash on SR 167 in Auburn

James W. Maclam was ejected from his car as it flipped over a barrier onto an onramp below.

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WGU Washington to deliver care packages to local health care workers

Kent-based nonprofit will make stops Nov. 5 at hospitals in Renton, Federal Way and Enumclaw

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Auburn Police respond to shooting at Lowe’s parking lot on A Street

One person suffered a gunshot wound to the head and is reportedly in critical condition.

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Moriah Hughes is suing Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to protect her from Elihu Rodriguez, who pleaded guilty to felony child rape in 2019 and was ordered to serve five years in prison. Hughes had met him at the South Spanish Congregation in Milton, Washington. (Erick Doxey/InvestigateWest)

How Washington state law lets clergy hide child sexual abuse

By Wilson Criscione, InvestigateWest Nearly 20 years ago, in the aftermath of the Catholic sexual abuse scandal, former Washington state Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson wanted… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2022
Moriah Hughes is suing Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to protect her from Elihu Rodriguez, who pleaded guilty to felony child rape in 2019 and was ordered to serve five years in prison. Hughes had met him at the South Spanish Congregation in Milton, Washington. (Erick Doxey/InvestigateWest)
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Federal plan to handle complaints about voter intimidation or fraud

Assistant U.S. attorney, FBI to respond to Western District of Washington incidents

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State long-term care fund projected to be solvent over long term

WA Cares Fund payroll tax to start in July 2023

  • Oct 26, 2022
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