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Democrats advance assault weapons ban, new rules for gun buyers

The measures passed a House committee without Republican support. They are part of a broader agenda to curb gun violence.

By Jerry Cornfield • January 31, 2023 10:10 am
Effort begins to lower the legal limit for driving drunk

Washington could join Utah with toughest standard in the nation. Change concerns wine and hospitality industries.

By Jerry Cornfield • January 17, 2023 4:10 pm
Housing costs, homelessness among top issues in WA, survey says

Statewide, a majority of respondents to Department of Commerce survey agree that rent prices are too high and it costs too much to buy a home.

By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com • January 16, 2023 12:45 pm
While many were found, work remains to protect Indigenous people

There are 23 missing Indigenous people across King County.

By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com • January 15, 2023 5:30 am
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By Cameron Sheppard • January 14, 2023 5:11 am
Four minors arrested after armed carjacking at Renton Landing

Suspects fled north and were arrested in Bellevue with two vehicles.

By Cameron Sheppard • January 13, 2023 3:10 pm
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By We Care For WA Cares • January 30, 2023 6:00 am

Yule in the PNW: How witches, pagans, Wiccans celebrate winter...

Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year, which has been celebrated for thousands of years all over the world. Have you ever wondered how modern witches like to celebrate?

By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com • December 21, 2022 11:00 am
Lessons from Hilde, who fled Nazi Germany for a better...

Here’s a few things my great-aunt would have liked you to know.

By Alex Bruell • December 9, 2022 1:30 pm

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Family fears son’s killer could be freed from Washington state...

Mark Wallace was 14 when he was killed by his older brother’s friend, John H. Schoenhals.

By Cameron Sheppard • January 13, 2023 1:14 pm
Ice storm coming? National Weather Service says it is

To strike most of Western Washington Thursday evening through Friday evening

By Steve Hunter • December 22, 2022 3:33 pm