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Courtesy Photo, Renton Police

Renton increases hiring bonus for new police officers

Bonus is a $20,000 payment upon hire and $20,000 payment upon completion of a one year probation.

 

LivAway Suites broke ground near Topgolf in Renton. Courtesy image

Extended-stay hotel breaks ground in Renton

LivAway Suites to be built near Topgolf, Boeing and The Landing.

 

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Renton Police take over investigation of business owner’s death

Reyna Hernandez found dead in Mexico

 

Kent Police recovered nearly 800 catalytic converters in a 2021 bust. File photo

New state legislation fights catalytic converter theft

Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on March 26 adding new regulations to the purchase and sale of catalytic converters — and the metals used… Continue reading

Kent Police recovered nearly 800 catalytic converters in a 2021 bust. File photo
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2-year-old dies in Federal Way shooting

Incident took place in a parking lot near the 100 block of Southwest Campus Drive near IHOP.

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Des Moines woman faces prison for embezzling from Renton company

Created an account using identity of a deceased employee to file 58 claims for reimbursement.

  • Apr 3, 2024
  • Renton Reporter Staff
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Renton Police arrest ‘Kia Boys’ after crime spree

Teenagers arrested after stolen vehicle chase March 26 from Renton to Southcenter Mall.

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Q&A with the new King County Library System executive director

“It’s really about providing that space to reimagine who you are,” said Heidi Daniel.

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Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. (File photo)

Alternatives for Auburn’s Sound Transit parking garage

Kent Station one option as fewer floors available in Auburn

Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. (File photo)
Dr. Alana Curatola and her husband and baby in December of 2022. (Courtesy of King County Superior Court documents.)

Lawsuit alleges discrimination over maternity leave at Renton clinic

Northwest Eye Surgeons terminated her employment the day she returned from unpaid maternity leave

Dr. Alana Curatola and her husband and baby in December of 2022. (Courtesy of King County Superior Court documents.)
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Suspect sought in State Route 167 road rage shooting near Renton

Driver reportedly frustrated when unable to pass another car during March 25 incident

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A red-light camera sign at Pacific Highway South and Kent Des Moines Road in Kent. File photo

New state law gives green light to more traffic cameras

The move comes as roadway deaths in the state have hit historic highs.

  • Mar 28, 2024
A red-light camera sign at Pacific Highway South and Kent Des Moines Road in Kent. File photo
Sen. Javier Valdez, D-46

Bill providing support for victims of hate crimes signed into law

Hotline to be created to report hate crimes and bias incidents; bill sponsored by state Sen. Valdez

Sen. Javier Valdez, D-46
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Man, 66, dies in Renton crash

Police say it appears the man had a medical episode; officers identify stolen vehicle backed up in traffic

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Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Police arrest suspect in shooting of two men in Federal Way

On March 20, officers arrested a 52-year-old Federal Way man.

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Courtesy of Sound Transit
Stride Bus Rapid Transit Line on I-405 corridor.

Future Renton, Tukwila transit centers get millions in federal funding

The rapid bus transit centers are intended to help reduce congestion along the I-405 corridor.

Courtesy of Sound Transit
Stride Bus Rapid Transit Line on I-405 corridor.
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Auburn Food Bank officially opens new home

$800,000 anonymous gift gives the food bank about five times as much space.

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Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)

New addiction treatment center opens in Renton

Overdose deaths see record numbers in King County.

Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)
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One dead, one injured in Federal Way shootings

Federal Way Police say they have found a connection between the two incidents.

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