Haley Ausbun

Virtual town halls coming up for unincorporated King County

Virtual town halls coming up for unincorporated King County

Events throughout September and October via Zoom will cater to different areas of the region.

 

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

 

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

 

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

King County faces unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke

Weather monitors recommend people limit time outdoors, especially children, seniors and those with heart or lung disease.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.
One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald

COVID-19 testing sites coming to South King County

Public Health- Seattle King County announced new locations to get tested in Auburn and Renton.

One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald
The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.

Renton battles King County over temporary shelter at Red Lion Hotel

County officials believe emergency health order will supersede city’s move.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.
File photo/pexels.com

Renton man pleads guilty to one of state’s largest workers’ comp scams

The delivery driver was still working under his own name while receiving L&I pension, and owes the state almost $340,000.

File photo/pexels.com
Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.

More than 100 quarantine rooms are planned for King County COVID-19 response

Locations for the facilities will include Seattle and White Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.
Local immigration office closed due to COVID-19

Local immigration office closed due to COVID-19

The Tukwila USCIS office will be closed for two weeks

Local immigration office closed due to COVID-19
From the Reporter archive. Photo by Kayse Angel                                Protesters stand outside in the freezing weather on Nov. 4, 2017 to protest the proposed asphalt plant on Maple Valley Highway.

Activist group sparked by grant

“Save the Cedar River” was awarded $20,000 to oppose planned asphalt plant

From the Reporter archive. Photo by Kayse Angel                                Protesters stand outside in the freezing weather on Nov. 4, 2017 to protest the proposed asphalt plant on Maple Valley Highway.
Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maple Valley Crockett’s Public House was packed with Maple Valley residents and IRONMAN enthusiasts alike for the announcement of the triathlon’s premiere in Maple Valley, and King County, for the first time in six years.

IRONMAN 70.3 races into Maple Valley

The city will host the world-famous triathlon in September

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maple Valley Crockett’s Public House was packed with Maple Valley residents and IRONMAN enthusiasts alike for the announcement of the triathlon’s premiere in Maple Valley, and King County, for the first time in six years.
 Photo by Haley Ausbun. Forum moderator Grifan Cayse (far right) asks questions to four Tahoma School District board candidates and five Maple Valley city candidates at the Maple Valley candidate forum, hosted by Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Oct. 17 at Tahoma High School. 

Maple Valley candidates face off in forum

A local forum gave voters a chance to discuss important issues

 Photo by Haley Ausbun. Forum moderator Grifan Cayse (far right) asks questions to four Tahoma School District board candidates and five Maple Valley city candidates at the Maple Valley candidate forum, hosted by Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Oct. 17 at Tahoma High School. 
Renton Police Officer Tanuj Soni has been charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and abuse of office. Photo courtesy of City of Renton

Court documents reveal details of alleged assault by a Renton police officer

Deputy Chief says RPD is performing an internal investigation

Renton Police Officer Tanuj Soni has been charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and abuse of office. Photo courtesy of City of Renton
Photos by Haley Ausbun.                                 Seniors in nearby care facilities took flight in a 1942 Boeing Stearman biplane at Renton Municipal Airport, offered by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.

No age cap to fly

On Sunday, Aug. 11 and Monday Aug. 12 seniors from Burien, Mercer Island and Issaquah with interest or experience in flying were able to take… Continue reading

Photos by Haley Ausbun.                                 Seniors in nearby care facilities took flight in a 1942 Boeing Stearman biplane at Renton Municipal Airport, offered by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.
Photos by Haley Ausbun. The BackYardFarm, a local couple trying to help folks with small yards build their own farm, hosted an event July 27, where guests could meet the animals, feed the goats and eat food sourced from their own back yard.

Rentonites can have a farm, e-i-e-i-o

Urban farmers want to teach their neighbors how to be sustainable

Photos by Haley Ausbun. The BackYardFarm, a local couple trying to help folks with small yards build their own farm, hosted an event July 27, where guests could meet the animals, feed the goats and eat food sourced from their own back yard.
Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’

Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’

Healthcare workers rally in Renton and Providence Headquarters

Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Musician Dick Foley.

Left behind but not forgotten — county buries indigent remains

Funeral for those left with the medical examiner held in Renton

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Musician Dick Foley.

New art classes to be held in Maple Valley

Tomato Tots camp starts this summer

Alex Lopez (middle), is a wrestler and a senior at Kentlake High School. He was the winner of the Reporter’s Athlete of the Year. Coach Jeremy Williams (right) and coach Michael Andrews (left) said Lopez’s attitude and committment earned him the award.

Kentlake wrestler doesn’t like to brag, but he won Athlete of the Year

Alex Lopez, wrestler and senior at Kentlake High School, was recognized this week as the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter’s 2018-19 Male Athlete of the Year. He… Continue reading

Alex Lopez (middle), is a wrestler and a senior at Kentlake High School. He was the winner of the Reporter’s Athlete of the Year. Coach Jeremy Williams (right) and coach Michael Andrews (left) said Lopez’s attitude and committment earned him the award.