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Washington state Senate passes tax break for newspapers

Vote 47-1 in favor of state B&O tax exemption; measure moves to House

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Renton man charged with vehicular homicide after freeway hit-and-run

The defendant was previously involved in a fatal hit-and-run in 2017.

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On March 21, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) hosted a roundtable meeting in Kirkland that was attended by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, reproductive health care advocates, reproductive healthcare practitioners and other concerned Washingtonians regarding the state of reproductive healthcare (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

What fighting for access to reproductive healthcare looks like in 2023

Many Washington leaders have been vocal in their support of equitable access.

On March 21, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) hosted a roundtable meeting in Kirkland that was attended by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, reproductive health care advocates, reproductive healthcare practitioners and other concerned Washingtonians regarding the state of reproductive healthcare (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Massive fentanyl and meth bust tied to ‘Aryan Family’

Renton man, Auburn man among the 27 indicted

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Trial starts for man charged in Sarah Yarborough murder

Federal Way High School student was killed in 1991 in Federal Way.

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Schools, housing, salaries score big in Senate Dems $70B budget

The proposed spending plan also spends money to fight climate change, help abortion providers and study police pursuits

  • Mar 24, 2023
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
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Drive-by shootings reported Wednesday on freeways in Auburn, Seattle

State Patrol seeks public’s help to identify suspects in I-5, SR 167 shootings; nobody injured

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Decatur High School security officer Derek Aparis. (Image via Federal Public Schools Facebook page.)

Decatur High security guard charged with sexual misconduct with student

Derek Aparis worked for Federal Way Public Schools

Decatur High School security officer Derek Aparis. (Image via Federal Public Schools Facebook page.)
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Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia.

Push to lower legal limit to 0.05 for driving drunk falls short

OLYMPIA — An effort to lower the legal limit for driving drunk has come up short. Senate Bill 5002 to reduce the maximum blood alcohol… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2023
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
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Student brings gun to Auburn Riverside High School

Auburn Police arrest 15-year-old for unlawful gun possession; gun was unloaded

Auburn Riverside High School. COURTESY PHOTO, Auburn School District
Gov. Jay Inslee, left, with First Lady Trudi Inslee at a press conference advocating for laws to prevent gun violence. (Provided by the Washington State Governors’ Office)

House Democrats push Washington closer to assault weapons ban

Their bill outlawing the manufacture and sale of certain guns passed the state House. No Republican voted for it.

  • Mar 9, 2023
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
Gov. Jay Inslee, left, with First Lady Trudi Inslee at a press conference advocating for laws to prevent gun violence. (Provided by the Washington State Governors’ Office)
Decatur High School in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, Federal Way Public Schools

Federal Way Police arrest Decatur High security guard for sexual misconduct

Man allegedly committed sexual misconduct with a female student

Decatur High School in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, Federal Way Public Schools
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Wild Waves in Federal Way seeks to fill 700 positions for summer season

Hiring event set for Tuesday, March 14 at WorkSource in Tacoma; can also apply online

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Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night, March 7 in Renton. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton Police

Four juveniles injured after late-night collision in Renton

18-year-old man reportedly ran a red light in a stolen vehicle on Rainier Avenue

  • Mar 8, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night, March 7 in Renton. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton Police
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Man shot, injured at Fred Meyer parking lot in Renton

Police report the man was found with a head wound and is in ‘critical condition.’

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State of the County: Constantine discusses homelessness, environment, cameras for deputies

On March 7, King County Executive Dow Constantine gave his “State of the County ” speech, outlining some of what he considers to be successes… Continue reading

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Puyallup man killed, four others injured in I-5 crashes in Federal Way

Collisions on Sunday and Monday, March 5-6

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