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Renton man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of explosive devices

He planned to use Molotov cocktails on a Seattle Police building during the 2020 protests.

 

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Auburn woman arrested as suspect in fatal hit-and-run

A license plate registered to a car owned by the woman was found at the scene of the Sept. 15 crash.

 

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Mayors, legislators, county officials pen letter against a large airport near Enumclaw

Urges group studying state airport needs to drop East King County site from consideration

 

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Sound Transit participates in Rail Safety Week

Emphasis on importance of safety around trains and tracks

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Two men die in two separate hit-and-runs in Auburn

Police arrest suspect in one of the Sept. 14 crashes

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Update: National rail strike averted, Sounder to operate on normal schedule

Commuter line includes stops in Kent, Auburn

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Elected officials prepare to break ground on the State Route 18/I-90 interchange project. From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross, State Rep. Lisa Callan, U.S. Rep Kim Schrier, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Leaders celebrate start of SR 18/I-90 interchange construction

Work on the infamous interchange is expected to begin in November and alleviate congestion

Elected officials prepare to break ground on the State Route 18/I-90 interchange project. From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross, State Rep. Lisa Callan, U.S. Rep Kim Schrier, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
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Auburn City Council voices support for abortion access

The council will vote on a resolution Sept. 19.

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Auburn Police search for suspect in car bombing at cemetery

The bomb destroyed the victim’s car and surrounding trees Aug. 23 at Mountain View Cemetery

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Three people killed in two I-5 crashes in South King County

Weekend collisions in SeaTac, Tukwila takes lives of men from Sequim, Tacoma and Federal Way

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A photo that was tweeted out an hour after the accident was called in, shows Renton Regional Fire Authority, Puget Sound Fire, Tukwila Fire Department, and King County Medic One on the scene of the trench collapse. Photo courtesy of Renton Regional Fire Authority.

Man dies after trench collapse at construction site in Renton

King County Medical Examiner’s office ruled the man’s death was an accident.

  • Sep 9, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
A photo that was tweeted out an hour after the accident was called in, shows Renton Regional Fire Authority, Puget Sound Fire, Tukwila Fire Department, and King County Medic One on the scene of the trench collapse. Photo courtesy of Renton Regional Fire Authority.
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State superintendent announces proposal for free school meals

Proposal asks WA Legislature to allocate $86 million annually.

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Washington’s COVID-19 state of emergency to end Oct. 31

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the order will end nearly three years after he first issued it.

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Man killed by police at Federal Way Transit Center

Incident Feb. 4 started on bus; man armed with knife reportedly charged at officers

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Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.

JUDGED BY XII: Auburn cop’s death-themed tattoos go public

Episode 7 in this special podcast series explores the release of unredacted photos showing Jeffrey Nelson’s tattoos.

Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.
This photo provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows smoke from a wildfire burning south of Lind, Wash., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Sheriff’s officials are telling residents in the Eastern Washington town to evacuate because of a growing wildfire south of town that was burning homes. (Courtesy photo)

How to stay safe from wildfire smoke in Washington

Department of Health reminds Washingtonians to stay indoors when smoke is in the air.

  • Sep 2, 2022
This photo provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows smoke from a wildfire burning south of Lind, Wash., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Sheriff’s officials are telling residents in the Eastern Washington town to evacuate because of a growing wildfire south of town that was burning homes. (Courtesy photo)
Nelson’s ankle tattoo reads “punish the deserving.” These photos were taken by the FBI after Nelson was charged with murder. Courtesy photo

Judge releases unredacted photos of Auburn cop’s tattoos

Court previously said photos of Jeffrey Nelson’s tattoos would prejudice the jury pool.

Nelson’s ankle tattoo reads “punish the deserving.” These photos were taken by the FBI after Nelson was charged with murder. Courtesy photo
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Department of Commerce awards $350K to Federal Way Public Schools for upgrades

With the funds, 18 schools will receive energy efficiency improvements.

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Renton man killed in single-vehicle crash in Auburn

The crash resulted in a brush fire Aug. 28 on State Route 167.

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State trooper shoots driver in Federal Way

The driver had reportedly struck another vehicle and was shot during an altercation.

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