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A rendering of the new light rail station in Kent, near Pacific Highway South and 30th Avenue South, that will be called Kent Des Moines Station along the extension from SeaTac to Federal Way scheduled to open in 2026. COURTESY IMAGE, Sound Transit

Sound Transit seeks feedback to light rail fare changes, parking options

Online open house available through Oct. 22

A rendering of the new light rail station in Kent, near Pacific Highway South and 30th Avenue South, that will be called Kent Des Moines Station along the extension from SeaTac to Federal Way scheduled to open in 2026. COURTESY IMAGE, Sound Transit
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Renton man, 34, dies in motorcycle crash in Auburn

Driving Sept. 20 along State Route 164 reportedly speeding and passing in a no passing zone

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Renton Police warn of staged-collision carjackings

Suspects purposely rear-end vehicles

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Past Highline College Interim President Jeff Wagnitz, left, and current Highline College President John Mosby at a 2022 Highline College Foundation event. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College

Highline College Foundation sets Oct. 7 fundraiser for school

Public event will be at Des Moines campus

  • Sep 19, 2023
  • By Steve Hunter shunter@soundpublishing.com
Past Highline College Interim President Jeff Wagnitz, left, and current Highline College President John Mosby at a 2022 Highline College Foundation event. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College
The site of where the Lones Levee was cleared on Green River to restore salmon habitat. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing

King County salmon habitat recovery projects receive state funding

The state awarded 66 grants totaling $53.7 million to projects in and around Puget Sound.

The site of where the Lones Levee was cleared on Green River to restore salmon habitat. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing
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Wrong-way crash on I-405 kills Renton woman and Bellevue man

Head-on collision early Saturday, Sept. 16 near Bothell

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Molotov cocktails lead to prison sentence | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a look at the sentencing of a man who wanted to burn down the Seattle police union building; and unknown suspects dumped hundreds of gallons of cooking oil into a Renton waterway.

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Cooking oil spill in the Black River wetland in Renton. (Screenshot from Dept. of Ecology twitter post)

Who put hundreds of gallons of cooking oil in the Black River in Renton?

Dept. of Ecology: ‘Deliberate dumping’ of cooking oil has killed fish, birds; will be expensive to clean.

Cooking oil spill in the Black River wetland in Renton. (Screenshot from Dept. of Ecology twitter post)
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Renton man sentenced in plot to burn down Seattle Police union building

Justin C. Moore brought 12 gasoline-filled Molotov cocktails to 2020 protest.

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Behind the Auburn Proud Boy sentencing | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we explore how a 32-year-old Auburn man, one of the leaders of the Proud Boys organization, received an 18-year prison sentence for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Auburn woman dies three days after motorcycle crash on I-5

48-year-old woman was passenger on motorcycle that went out of control

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Federal Way City Council candidate charged in hardware store case

Some lawmakers drop their endorsements of Denise Yun amid theft allegations.

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New COVID-19 vaccine: Public Health — Seattle & King County Q&A

Dr. Eric Chow discusses the updated vaccine recommended by the CDC

  • Sep 13, 2023
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Man, 29, dies in Auburn from single gunshot

Found shot Sept. 10 in vehicle near 116th Avenue SE and SE 320th Street

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Renton woman sentenced for embezzling from multiple nonprofits

Susana Tantico receives prison sentence of 41 months for embezzling more than $3 million.

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Renton woman charged with kidnapping pleads not guilty

Prosecutors formally filed charge of second-degree kidnapping

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Teenage shootout | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, a group of teenagers had a shootout in Des Moines; and a man who tried to kidnap a bikini barista in Auburn has pleaded in guilty.

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King County awards $2.5M grant towards new Covington Aquatic Center

Facility would be built at new site and cost an estimated $70M to $90M

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Man shot in the chest in Renton

Police currently have limited information on Sept. 4 shooting

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Motorcycle crash hospitalizes two Auburn residents

Motorcycle struck puddle of water Sept. 2 on Interstate 5 in Seattle and lost control

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