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holidays Yesihak Hassen and his son Jawhar sit in the living room of their new townhouse. The family is able to own the home through the efforts of Habitat for Humanity of East King County. adam mcfadden, Renton Reporter

Habitat for Humanity gives family ‘an extra life’ By ADAM McFADDEN

When Yesihak Hassen was spending 15 days in the jungle trying to escape the violence in his homeland of Ethiopia, he never could have imagined where he would be 26 years later. “I feel like I’m living an extra life now,” Hassan said from his new home in Renton.

Hassen and his family moved into their home through Habitat for Humanity of East King County in early November, just in time to have family over for the holidays. “I’ve just been calling everybody and saying come on down,” he said. Hassen met his wife Hannan in Sudan and they moved to Washington in 1993 with the International Rescue Committee. They have four children, Sofia (18),

Rukeya (13), Firdaus (9), and Jawhar (4). Hannan’s mother Rugeya also lives with the family. Before getting their new home, the seven lived in a three-bedroom, onebathroom apartment in Seattle. “It was really hard with one bathroom,” Hassen said. “We knocked into each other all the time. Now with three, there’s no problem at all.” [ more Habitat page 9 ]

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City Council nearing finale of budget OK By DEAN A. RADFORD

The Renton City Council is nearing completion of its deliberations for the $457 million city budget for 2013 and 2014. Monday, the public will have a chance to comment on the budget at the council’s meeting at 7 p.m. at its council chambers. Mayor Denis Law presented his budget proposal to the council in October. It came with a $10 million revenue shortfall that will mean staff cuts, some rate increases and other cost-saving measures. One possible new source of revenue is a $600 charge for patient transport by city fire crews to a hospital. The charge, which would be billed to an insurance carrier and not the patient, would raise about $325,000 a year for the general fund, under city estimates. Firefighters filled the City Council chambers Monday to raise objections to the new charge, pointing out transport is a service they now provide for free and the money wouldn’t necessarily go to fire services. “It will not do anything for the fire department,” said Mark dos Remedios, who is president of the Renton IAFF Local 864. But Jay Covington, the city’s chief administrative officer, points out that the fire department is funded from the general fund, which is supported by a number of revenue sources. That’s an advantage for the fire department, if one particular source falls short of forecast. The council is expected to finalize the budget on Dec. 3. The council meets on the seventh floor of City Hall.

Future of UW/Valley Med alliance could go before judge A King County Superior Court judge could decide the future of the strategic alliance between UW Medicine and the owner of Valley Medical Center next month.

A hearing is tentatively set for Dec. 28 before Judge Michael C. Hayden on UW Medicine’s motion to summarily dismiss a lawsuit filed in early October by the commissioners of Public Hospital District No. 1, which owns the medical center. The hospital district’s lawsuit maintains

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that the elected district commissioners could not delegate their legislative responsibilities for a public institution to unelected decision makers. Hospital district attorneys now have until the end of next week to prepare a response to the UW Medicine’s filings with the judge.

Dr. Paul Joos, president of the hospital commission, said he expects it’s more likely the lawsuit will be resolved in late January or February. Joos said this week the commission has been “stonewalled” by the University of [ more alliance page 15]

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investigation continues in fatal office crash Investigators are determining why an 81-year-old woman crashed through the window of the Bill Severyns Farmers Insurance agency on Logan Avenue Nov. 14, killing the office manager inside. “At this point any ‘cause’ would be pure speculation,” said Terri Vickers, a spokeswoman for the Renton Police Department. The driver is from Lakewood; she had no apparent injuries. Flowers marked where Kaye Hall, 60, of Bonney Lake was killed just before 11 a.m. on Nov. 14. No decision will be made as to whether charges will be filed until the investigation is complete.

Puget Sound Access coming to Renton By TRACEY COMPTON

Puget Sound Access, the public TV station in South King County, is moving to Renton this January. Known to many as the providers of Channel 77, the non-profit’s lease at its Kent facility expires Dec. 31. The studio was closed on Oct. 27 and classes have been suspended. The move was prompted by a need for “a facility that better suits our 501( c )(3) non-profit’s mission of helping people use technologies to enhance communication within our community,” wrote John Klockner, the executive director, in an email. The studio’s current location is 22412 72nd Ave. S., in Kent, and around 9,000 square feet. Klockner hopes with some proposed re-configuration, Carco Theater will be a better set-up. “Carco presents us with an opportunity in Renton to help our local creative community better engage both live and mediated audiences,” Klockner said. “While traditional theater events can still focus on the in-venue ticket holders and the actions of the performers on-stage, we can bring to the theater technologies and live-event media experience that will enable productions to do more and to touch more people.” Although the Carco space is bigger, it’s 12,000 square-feet, it offers less space to work with because of the theater seating arrangement. This means considerably less, but adequate space for Puget Sound Access’ post-production and other activities, Klockner said. The Carco Theater stage area is roughly the size of the organization’s current studio. The current location has a large studio with control and dressing rooms, post-production and conference rooms, facilities for hardware and software development, staff offices, a lobby and areas for storage of equipment and set pieces. Klockner envisions “expanding the theater’s possibilities and reach,” so he can grow Carco as a community resource. Currently, Puget Sound Access is in negotiations with the City of Renton on lease terms for Carco.

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Puget Sound Access is moving its studios to the Carco Theatre next to the Renton Community Center. Dean a. radford, Renton Reporter Issues include base rent, revenue sharing, theater improvements to be paid by the non-profit and the number of days the City of Renton may reserve for free events to be staffed by Puget Sound Access. Also up for discussion is the personnel and equipment Puget Sound Access will provide to the theater’s clients. Klockner plans to increase both full-time staff to operate the facility and temporary staff to assist with events. The positions will be

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Don’t forget your pets in emergency plans By TRACEY COMPTON

Area officials urge the community not to forget about emergency plans for pets as flooding season is here. Recently, representatives from the King County Flood Control District, Regional Animal Services of King County and the City of Seattle visited the Pet Adoption Center in Kent to stress the importance of preparedness during disaster. Steve Bleifuhs called out three reasons why having a plan for pets during a disaster is key. He is the river and floodplain manager for King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. The first is that flooding is the most common weather-related disaster in the area. Second, a plan allows others to rely on you. Last, not knowing what to do with pets is one of the reasons why people don’t follow disaster and storm

warnings. Officials remarked that after disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and train derailments in the Midwest, disaster victims did not have a plan for their pets. People often thought they could return for their animals, but the resolution to the emergency didn’t happen as quickly as they expected. “It’s not that people abandon (their pets); it’s that people think things are temporary and, of course, it’s always outside of our control what happens,” said Gene Mueller, a manager for King County Regional Animal Services. Mueller asked that people make a pact to move themselves and their pets out of harm’s way during emergencies. Part of doing that involves creating a supply kit for pets full of food, water, and any medications for at least two weeks. Included in that kit should be collars with

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Metro Transit is planning two meetings this month in Renton to discuss the RapidRide F Line and possible changes to bus service in 2013. The open houses are: • Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6–7:30 p.m. at Renton Technical College, 3000 N.E. Fourth St., Renton, Room C-111 • Thursday, Nov. 29, 6–7:30 p.m. at Renton High School, 400 S. Second St., Renton. King County Metro Transit is moving forward with plans to launch the RapidRide F Line between Burien and Renton in September 2013 and wants to hear input from transit customers at meetings scheduled later this month as nearby service changes are considered. The F Line will connect Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila and Renton, replacing the Route 140 with more frequent sevenday service. To serve more riders and make the transit system more efficient, Metro might also change other bus routes in Renton in September, according to a county press release. Routes with possible changes include routes 105, 110, 155, 908 and 909. Reorganizing some routes allows Metro to reduce duplication and invest transit resources in areas with higher ridership demand and higher potential for ridership growth. Metro is accepting public input through Friday, Dec. 7, and will have another round of public meetings early next year before making a recommendation to the King County Council. The public can learn more and complete an online questionnaire by visiting and clicking on “Renton Transit Restructure.” Comments or questions can be emailed to or shared by phone at 206-263-9768.


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The hangover from the general election is about gone. The counting is pretty much done; all that’s left is certifying the results, a mere formality that happens on Tuesday. The political picture hasn’t changed much in the state and nation. Barack Obama is still president; he still has a Democratic Senate and a Republican House. That’s important because an election is a chance to reset who’s on the political playing field. Apparently, we as a nation like who’s calling the shots, who’s carrying the ball for us. What that tells me is that Barack Obama has a mandate to push forward with his agenda, to lead us where we’ve asked to go. One place I don’t want to go is over that “fiscal cliff ” where we could fall into the arms of a recession and lose what we’ve saved for – a college education, a retirement, food on the table. So what needs to happen is the extension of those tax breaks for those making $250,000 a year or less, which is pretty much everyone reading this. For those not reading this, accept the fact that America’s wealthy will have to pay more. Republican leaders need to accept that and put helping the struggling middle class and small businesses at the top of their to-do list. A decisive election for Barack Obama will give them the cover to do so. Dean Radford

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**** Much closer to home, we have a new governor, Jay Inslee, who had better learn to listen a lot to those around him, including Renton Supt. Mary Alice Heuschel She is one of his top advisers during the transition from another Democratic governor, Christine Gregoire. As of late, Inslee has spent a lot of time in Washington, D.C., as a congressman. I hope the lesson that he’s learned that ultra-partisanship on either side doesn’t work. Gregoire has brought the state through some tough times. She’ll be missed. But Inslee will inherit something from her, too: a lot of red ink. The state is facing yet another massive deficit, nearly $1 billion in the next two years and maybe another $1 billion in the two years after that. In Olympia it’s clear that Inslee and the legislators need to carefully shepherd the dollars that go to education and, frankly, find more, hundreds of millions more. The rest of us will have to accept that services and programs in other areas will suffer. **** So if you’re reading this you’re probably still a bit full from that Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re not reading this, it’s maybe because you’re taking advantage of Black Friday sales or off cutting a Christmas tree. But we’ll be thankful if our national leaders avoid that fiscal cliff and our state leaders fully fund education and still provide the essential services we expect from the state.

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West Hill faces uncertain future Two groups organized to inform the public about the annexation to Renton, the West Hill Yes (WHY) Committee and the No on Annexation individuals. The No on Annexation individuals turned it into a campaign about “outsiders,” big money, and losing the volunteer firefighters. The Yes Committee included 10 local residents and two members of the West Hill Business Association and focused on 20 years of deterioration in the area, the loss of businesses and the erosion of services. WHY contrasted this deterioration with the benefits of annexation to Renton, including greater representation and access to elected officials, new services offered by Renton for young people and seniors, enhanced police and safety protection, economic development opportunities in the business corridor; all while maintaining and matching what Fire District No. 20 provides to residents and businesses. Those in favor of annexation realized that Skyway needed a lifeline. Because unincorporated urban areas have bore the brunt of King County budget cuts, we have had to fight to keep our park open, restore and retain our storefront deputy, and also maintain overnight police service. The City of Renton worked tirelessly in our favor; investing considerable time, effort and finances, and offering viable solutions for most of the challenges King County could not. Now we can no longer say that we didn’t have the opportunity to choose city-level services to replace the rural-level services the county provides. We therefore should no longer complain about: • Lack of businesses • Casinos • A financially challenged fire department • A park needing renovation • Lack of a community center • Lack of traffic speed control • Unmaintained roads, especially in wintertime • Lack of response to power outages when roads are icy • An escalating crime rate and declining prop-

erty values • New fees for rural roads • Lax code enforcement (Mount Anderson) • Lack of infrastructure improvements • Defunding and removal of recognition for our West Hill Community Association • Lax animal control • Rising garbage rates • Lack of influence in state and county government • Lack of sufficient law enforcement resources There is anger, disappointment and depression on the hill since the election. The NO group has nothing to offer us as a viable alternative to annexation. Will the City of Renton keep us in their PAA? Will another city hand us a lifeline? That is doubtful. We are in a worse position than before. This was a very bad choice for the West Hill/Skyway community. With the failure of annexation, who will take up the mantle to fight for services that will be diminished further in the future? Will the No on Annexation individuals formally organize as a group and provide the leadership for the future that the West Hill deserves? Do they recognize the magnitude of their responsibility to provide leadership that offers solutions to the loss of services and opportunities on the hill? What will their victory really mean to our community? WHY is grateful for all who supported our efforts with their time, contributions and vote. We thank the legislators who fought for tax credits and the individuals and elected officials for their endorsement. We thank the Renton City Council for providing us with this opportunity to vote on annexation. Mayor Denis Law and City staff are appreciated for their time and information.

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Renton comes through, delivers turkeys for needy By TRACEY COMPTON

Despite having only two turkeys for their annual Thanksgiving meals last week, the Salvation Army received more than 800 turkeys to fill its food boxes just days before its distribution to hundreds of Renton families. About 380 people showed up during Monday’s downpour to collect their meals, which is telling of the need, said Beverly Storey, social services director for the Salvation Army. She was confident the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank would meet its goal to feed the 560 people who registered to receive the Thanksgiving meals. “We’re not doing this for us, we’re doing this for people who have a need,” she said. Fred Meyer came through with about 700 to 800 bags of holiday food items, along with Safeway and Albertsons, that donated a few hundred. Now the Salvation Army has enough non-perishable items to fill its Christmas baskets for December. “A lot of the families are new to this, so we try to move them through in a happy non-chaotic atmosphere,” said Storey. Local Tri-Med Ambulance volunteers were on hand as well as community and church helpers. Jen Sarginson was volunteering with her two sons, Colsen and Caden, on Tuesday because the food bank has helped them out in the past. Her church posted the volunteer oppor-

Colsen Sarginson of Renton, volunteered to help distribute from the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank’s supply of more than 800 turkeys for the Thanksgiving distribution. tracey compton, Renton

Donna Gaspar (left) of Renton receives a Thanksgiving meal from the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank to feed her five children and her mother from volunteer Jen Sarginson. tracey compton, Renton Reporter


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A Renton man was arrested after troubling customers, employees and police officers Oct. 29. Employees at the downtown Fred Meyer first realized there was an issue when vendors started to complain a man parked in a motor home behind the store was harassing them while they tried to make deliveries. The store manager contacted the motor home owner, a 63-year-old man, who became hostile and said the motor home was broken down. The manager said the man had one day to remove the motor home from the property. The next day, the motor home was still present, but the manager gave the man an additional day to arrange for transportation. The next day, the manager received more complaints from vendors. After another encounter with the man, the manager called the police. When police arrived and tried to contact the man, he stepped into the open RV door with no pants on and started to thrust his hips. Then he reached down and fondled himself. When police moved closer to arrest him, he walked into the motor home and returned to the door with a knife. Officers tazed him, then arrested him for indecent exposure and obstructing a public

caller sounds male and breathes heavily. She fears the caller may be stalking her because of the number of calls, even though she has repeatedly told him to stop. Verizon would not release the restricted number without a warrant.

Man tries to break into home


A Bank of American building on Duvall Avenue was vandalized Oct. 21. Five areas of the bank were targeted with things such as “rape” and swastikas. The graffiti was reported at about 2:30 a.m. and the reporting party thought a nearby group of juveniles might be responsible. Police could find no evidence of who committed the crime.

A man tried to break into a woman’s home Oct. 23. The 21-year-old resident heard noises at her door, but ignored them at first. Later she came downstairs and saw a suspect she recognized, a 20-year-old man, in her back yard dressed in black with a screwdriver. She confronted the man and he ran away. The victim explained that the man used to be a woman who was a friend of the family. Police called and trespassed the man from the victim’s home.

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Shotgun found in apartment hallway

Bank of America vandalized

A Renton woman complained of numerous unwanted phone calls from a restricted phone number Oct. 27. The 25-year-old victim said she has been receiving calls for about two months and the frequency intensified in October when she received 20 or more calls in a week before calling police. She said when she answers the phone the

A resident found a shotgun sitting up against a wall at an apartment complex Oct. 30. An anonymous caller reported a shotgun propped up against the wall in the hallway of an apartment complex on Stevens Avenue. Police found a gun case on the ground. The area surrounding it appeared to be

covered in drywall debris. The officer then found the shotgun, which was not loaded, took possession and secured it.

Man, woman steal cans of beer A Seattle woman and Kent man were cited for theft Oct. 29. The 50-year-old woman and 49-year-old man entered the downtown Safeway, stole an undetermined amount of beer and left. Police tracked them down and found that the man was driving with a suspended license. They searched the two and found two cans of 211 Steele Reserve, valued at $2.89 each. The woman was cited for third-degree theft, while the man was cited for driving with a suspended license.

Attempted purse snatch in apartment parking lot A man tried to steal a woman’s purse while she was outside her apartment Oct. 28. The 40-year-old woman was in the parking lot of her apartment complex on Fifth Place when a man drove up alongside her and grabbed her purse. The purse strap caught on the woman’s arm and the man drove off. Police were unable to find the man and have no other witnesses.

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Families help build homes [HABITAT from page 1]

The family had been applying with Habitat for Humanity in Seattle for more than 10 years without any success. One of their neighbors suggested they go to East King County and try. “Finally I was selected,” Hassen said. “It was unbelievable. I didn’t even believe it until I moved in.” The Hassen family was selected through what Habitat executive director Tom Granger called a “very rigorous process.” Once the families are picked, they have to fit the necessary three kinds of need. First, they need to be below the 50th percentile of area median income. Second, they need to be currently living in substandard housing. Finally, they “Finally I was have to be willing to partner with selected. It was Habitat presently and in the future. unbelievable. I “They must be willing to partner didn’t believe it and that continues after they get the until I moved in.” home,” Granger said. “We expect the Yesihak Hassen, who families to be great representatives has moved into the new for the Habitat mission.” Habitat for Humanity The families have to stay in the housing in east Renton house for at least a year, and also they must belong to the homeowner’s association, and pay dues. That helps set up a reserve for paying any major repairs that might come up. Granger said the selection process usually takes a few months, then the families are notified and they begin putting in their 500 hours of sweat equity in the home during construction. Of the 500 hours of work, 400 must be in construction. “They’re out there literally building the homes,” Granger said. For Hassen, it wasn’t just about the work. It was about learning his new home, inside and out. “I feel like I know every corner now,” he said. “Now I feel like if I see something wrong, I’m going to fix it.” Hassen and his family live in the Habitat for Humanity La Fortuna neighborhood in Renton. Ground broke on the 41 townhouses in June 2010. Construction was completed on the first six in October. The next five will be completed by May 2013. After all the financial troubles this site had run into with

the economy taking a downturn in the early stages of planning, Granger said it means a lot to have the first building done. “It’s very symbolic,” he said. “It’s a symbol of the success of the efforts of the community, and everybody pulling together to decide that through all the challenges that the best outcome was for Habitat to be able to build affordable housing on that site.” Around 90 percent of labor on Habitat for Humanity homes comes from volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering, email “The people who volunteer and helped put this together are amazing,” he said.

The first completed building of Habitat for Humanity of East King County’s La Fortuna neighborhood in Renton. adam mcfadden, Renton Reporter

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AT LEFT: Honey Dew Elementary School second graders, Keven Morales, left, and Marty Tuazon, stack cups at the school, part of a worldwide competition to set a stacking record. ABOVE: Competing are second graders, from left, Useniya Morova, Preston Lazaro and Nathan Dang. Dean a. radford, Renton Reporter

Honey Dew helps break stacking record Honey Dew Elementary School’s students can now say they helped break a world record. On Nov. 15 402 of them stacked plastic cups as part of the worldwide “Stack It Up,” an effort to break the cupstacking record in the Guinness World Book of Records. Those efforts paid off, with more than 450,000 participants worldwide (and growing), breaking the previous record of 412,259. And in doing so they worked on their hand-eye coordination and challenged their left brains and right brains in a fast-paced exercise that quickly cycled the students through in big groups at the school’s gym in 2 1/2 hours. Some students will also move on to compete in a cupstacking event at Auburn High School in March.


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fall all-league awards, season wrap

Lindbergh’s Callen, Hazen’s Moorhead earn awards

Lindbergh’s Cam Callen is the Seamount’s offensive back of the year. adam mcfadden, Renton Reporter

Hazen’s Cody Moorhead is the Seamount’s offensive lineman of the year and Lindbergh’s Cam Callen is the league’s offensive back of the year. Lindbergh’s Pat O’Grady is the coach of the year. Lindbergh’s Jayde Wiitanen (defensive tackle), Hazen’s Tyler Wicks (defensive tackle), Hazen’s Moorhead (defensive end and guard), Hazen’s Zach Cable (linebacker), Lindbergh’s Trevonn Russell (linebacker and offensive tackle), Renton’s Bryron Siu (defensive back and wide receiver), Hazen’s Kyle Nelson (defensive back and punter), Lindbergh’s Derrick Holt (defensive back and kicker), Renton’s Zach Walther (center), Renton’s Micah Prescott (offensive tackle), Lindbergh’s Callen (wide receiver), Lindbergh’s Daniel Wiitanen (running back),

and Lindbergh’s Tyrell Shavers (quarterback) all made the first all-league team. Renton’s Prescott (defensive tackle), Renton’s Ernie Davis (linebacker), Renton’s Elijah Clayton (linebacker), Renton’s Ray Castro (defensive back), Hazen’s Marquise Lee (defensive back), Hazen’s Bryce Sowder (center), Lindbergh’s Jarrett Holt (guard), Hazen’s Tyler Wicks (offensive tackle), Renton’s Kenny Green (tight end), Lindbergh’s Derrick Holt (wide receiver), and Hazen’s Joe Glaefke (running back) all made the second all-league team. Honorable mention: Jarrett Holt (Lindbergh), Dean Wohlers (Renton), Kenny Green (Renton), Drew Kelly (Hazen), Isaiah Mahoney (Renton), Mason Jacobs (Hazen), D’Shaun Sims (Lindbergh), Nick Troung (Lindbergh), Sunny Nalay (Renton), Jayde Wiitenan (Lindbergh), Zach [ more football page 13 ]



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Aylward player of the year, Seamount, KingCo 3A/2A awards After scoring 32 goals to lead the Seamount, Lindbergh’s Elise Aylward is the Seamount’s Player of the Year for girl’s soccer. Chelsea Delgado, Gabby Brower, Cindy Hanson and Courtney Kiteley all made the first team from Hazen. Alicia Wasisco, Allison Fernald and Meghan Hansen all made the first team from Lindbergh. Renton’s Asia Brisco is the only freshman on the all-league first team. Hazen’s Brianne Sherin, Lindbergh’s Audrey Cunningham, Hazen’s Dee Dee Green, Hazen’s Melissa Carney and Hazen’s Erin Zetterberg made all-league second team. Honorable mention: Lindsey Pfluger (Lindbergh), Justine Yarrington (Lindbergh), Hannah Nelson (Lindbergh), Leanna Sauceda (Lindbergh), Marcela Cardona (Lindbergh), Sydney Sept (Renton), Savannah Smith (Renton), Tyra Beckman (Renton), Cameron Devereaux (Hazen), Nicole Anderson (Hazen), Korbyn Walls (Ha-

Liberty’s Kiana Hafferty brings the ball up the field against Holy Names in the 3A state tournament. adam mcfadden, Renton Reporter zen), Kristina Holm (Hazen), and Jenifer Bourbonnais (Hazen). Lindbergh’s James Valles is the Seamount’s coach of the year.


Liberty’s Tami Nguyen is the KingCo 3A/2A coach of the year after leading the Patriots to a fourth-place finish at state. Kailiana Johnson and Kiana Hafferty made the allleague first team. Taylor Sekyra, Tara Johnson, Katie Noonan, Nicolle Marlow and Kali Youngdahl made the second team. Mollie Cooke, Amy Ellenberg, Leah Grefthen and Jacquelyn Anderson earned honorable mention.


Kelsey Allen and Marcela Macias from Hazen made the Seamount’s all-league first team. Renton’s Hannah Franceschina and Jazzlynn Joshua also made the first team. Lindbergh’s Shayna Magat, Lindbergh’s Aleisha Simpson, Lindbergh’s Ashley Andelin, and Hazen’s Shelby Sturman made the second team. Aajua Brooks (Lindbergh), Sarah Sherrod (Hazen) and Danielle Danao (Lind-

bergh) all made honorable mention.


Lindbergh’s Alan Kwiatkowski, Joe Kwiatkowski, Sam Bayna and Jeremiah Bayna all made the Seamount’s all-league first team. Hazen’s Gregg Furumasu also made the first team. Renton’s Angela Ocampo and Hazen’s Jon Le made the second team. Honorable mention: Benny Souriyadeth (Renton), Jason Lui (Hazen), Justin Danao (Lindbergh), and Kapkyi Lwai (Renton)


Hazen’s Teresa Caluori is the Seamount’s golf coach of the year. Hazen’s David Hu, Hazen’s Nick Yee, Lindbergh’s Taylor Marris, and Lindbergh’s Olivia Jollimore all made the first team. Lindbergh’s Nathan Phommavong, Hazen’s Brody Graybeal, Lindbergh’s Thomas Richards, and Hazen’s Samantha Kelly made the second team. Honorable mention: Raisa Lane (Lindbergh), Ethan Morris (Hazen) and Bryant Florence (Renton) Photo: John Gargett

Lindbergh’s Mohamud Abdi and Thoung Nguyen are the Seamount’s runners of the year. Lindbergh’s Jef Rettmann is coach of the year. Hazen’s Daniel Karpman, Renton’s Brian Reilly, Lindbergh’s Colton Maddy, Hazen’s Marshall Melrose, Lindbergh’s Mitchell Hughey, Lindbergh’s Omelyan Strembitskyy and Hazen’s Keith Beasley are boys all-league runners. Lindbergh’s Christine Villanueva, Lindbergh’s Cindy Huynh, Lindbergh’s Strassney Obregon, Lindbergh’s Ariel Hodges and Hazen’s Kristin Ericksen are girls all-league runners.

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[ from page 12 ] Cable (Hazen), Castro (Renton), Isaiah Davis (Hazen), Davis (Renton), Clayton (Renton), Lee (Hazen), and Tony Nipert (Hazen).


Liberty’s Scott Dean made the KingCo 3A/2A all-league first team on defense. Tynan Gilmore and Dean both made the second team offense. Max Hill, Nick Short and Gilmore made the second team defense. Honorable mention: Russell Boston, Nate Jarvis, Di Wang and Sam Dodt


[ from page 12 ] Kennedy’s Anna Luksetich, Hazen’s Anna Collons and Hazen’s Kristin LeBar made the second team all-league. Lindbergh’s Roger Miron is the coach of the year. The Eagles also won the team sportsmanship award.

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A long-term pollution control plan will meet state and federal standards by 2030 under King County Executive Dow Constantine’s proposal to enter into a consent decree with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “This agreement affirms King County’s commitment to clean water and a healthy environment while synchronizing with other work in the watershed so we get the best value for ratepayers,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. Constantine asked the King County Council for authority to sign a consent decree that will require King County to control its remaining 14 uncontrolled Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) outfalls by 2030 to meet federal Clean Water Act requirements. CSOs occur in older parts of Seattle when small amounts of sewage mixed with stormwater discharge into local water bodies during heavy rains when sewers are full, which prevents backups in homes and businesses. State law already requires King County to limit these overflows to one per year at each outfall by 2030.

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Washington in its efforts to discuss the issues and find a resolution. “We were forced to file a lawsuit,” he said. In May 2011 the hospital commission voted 3-2 to approve the alliance, which became effective on June 30, 2011, following the approval of the UW Medicine board and the University of Washington Board of Trustees. The alliance’s 13 trustees, who include the five hospital district commissioners, oversee the medical operations of Valley Medical. The hospital commission is responsible for overseeing the public assets of the hospital and the property taxes that support it. However, the hospital commission majority changed with the election of Joos in the 2011 general election to replace Don Jacobson on the board. Joos, along with commissioners Anthony Hemstad and Dr. Aaron Heide, voted to pursue the lawsuit against UW Medicine. Heide and Hemstad voted against forming the alliance, which had undergone months of legal review and public discussion. The legal team for UW Medicine filed the university’s response on Thursday, Nov. 15, pointing out that two state statutes authorize such strategic alliances and the sharing of responsibilities was “carefully structured” in the agreement. “In this lawsuit, the district now seeks to back out of its contractual obligations simply because a current major-

ity of its commissioners has taken a different view of the agreement,” the university’s lawyers wrote in their response. “However, the district is legally bound to comply with the terms of the agreement it signed,” they wrote. The hospital district’s attorney, Bruce Disend, couldn’t be reached for comment. In the hospital district lawsuit, Disend and Philip Talmadge, who also signed the lawsuit, are seeking a declaratory judgment from a judge that entering the strategic alliance was beyond the power of the hospital district commissioners. “The district has standing to bring this action because


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PUBLIC NOTICES SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KING In re the Estate of: DOROTHY A. SHARPE, Deceased. NO. 12-4-06105-7 KNT NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorneys at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the Notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate assets and nonprobate assets. Date of first publication: November 9, 2012. PR: JOSEPH TOLMAN SHARPE, JR. RUTH A. ROTI WSBA #19495 Of MOGREN, GLESSNER & ROTI P.S.Attorneys for Personal Representative 100 Evergreen Bldg.; PO Box 90 Renton, WA 98057-0090 (425) 255-4542 King County Superior Court Cause No. 12-4-06105-7 KNT Published in Renton Reporter on November 9, 2012, November 16, 2012 and November 23, 2012. #701338.

PUBLIC NOTICE #706148 NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL REAL PROPERTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Renton School District has fixed the 27th day of November, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. as the date and time for a public hearing to be held in the Board Room at Renton School District Administrative Offices, Kohlwes Education Center, 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, Washington 98057, to consider the sale of property as follows: Description of Property: Approximately 21.56 acres of undeveloped land located approximately 1,000 feet southeast of Tiffany Park Elementary School, in Renton, WA, consisting of the following King County parcels: 2123059061, 2123059044, 2123059051, and 2123059054. The full legal description is available by contacting the Renton School District Business Office. Evidence concerning the proposed sale along with the advisability of selling the parcel will be taken into account by the Renton School Board at this hearing. This meeting is open to the public. All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing and present written or oral comments regarding the proposal. For further information, please contact John Knutson, Assistant Superintendent, Business Operations at 425.204.2387. Published in the Snoqulamie Valley Record November 21, 2012 and Renton Reporter on November 23, 2012.

barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Co-Administrators or the CoAdministrators’ attorneys at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Co-Administrators served or mailed the Notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate assets and nonprobate assets. Date of first publication: November 9, 2012. Co-Administrators: TIMOTHY E. ROBINETTE GREGORY L. ROBINETTE PETER W. MOGREN WSBA #11515 Of MOGREN, GLESSNER & ROTI P.S. Attorneys for Personal Representative 100 Evergreen Bldg.; PO Box 90 Renton, WA 98057-0090 (425) 255-4542 King County Superior Court Cause No. 12-4-06183-9 KNT Published in Renton Reporter on November 9, 2012, November 16, 2012 and November 23, 2012. #701910.

Superior Court of Washington County of King In re the Estate of: DeDe KATHRYN LeBLEU, Deceased. NO. 12-4-06183-9 KNT NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Co-Administrators named below have been appointed as Co-Administrators of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be

PUBLIC NOTICE #706199 NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL REAL PROPERTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Renton School District has fixed the 29th day of November, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. as the date and time for a public hearing to be held in the Board Room at Renton School District Administrative Offices, Kohlwes Education Center, 300 SW 7th Street, Renton, Washington 98057, to consider the sale of

property as follows: Description of Property: Approximately 10 Acres of undeveloped land located approximately 1,000 feet to the west of Lake Boren in the City of Newcastle, WA, consisting of King County parcel number 2824059041. The full legal description is available by contacting the Renton School District Business Office. Evidence concerning the proposed sale along with the advisability of selling the parcel will be taken into account by the Renton School Board at this hearing. This meeting is open to the public. All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing and present written or oral comments regarding the proposal. For further information, please contact John Knutson, Assistant Superintendent, Business Operations at 425.204.2387. Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record on Novembe 21, 2012 and Renton Reporter on November 23, 2012. NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW COMMITTEE RENTON, WASHINGTON The Environmental Review Committee has issued a Determination of Non-Significance-Mitigated (DNS-M) for the following project under the authority of the Renton Municipal Code. QFC Fuel Center #971 LUA12-083, ECF, SA-A Location: 4615 NE 4th Street. The construction of a QFC Fuel Center featuring a 3,360 SF canopy, a 160 SF cashier’s kiosk, 20,000 gallon and 18,000 gallon underground fuel storage tank at 4615 NE 4th St. The vacant site is located in the CA zone and is 22,092 SF in size. Approximately 2,699 SF would be dedicated to public ROW and 2,800 cu yd. of cut and fill activates is expected. The site is located in the Aquifer Protection Zone 2, no other critical areas exist on the

subject site. A Stormwater study, traffic study, geotechnical report, and a critical areas reconnaissance were submitted. Appeals of the DNS-M must be filed in writing on or before 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2012, together with the required fee with: Hearing Examiner, City of Renton, 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. Appeals to the Examiner are governed by RMC 4-8-110 and more information may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office, (425) 430-6510. Published in the Renton Reporter on November 23, 2012. #706562 NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW COMMITTEE AND PUBLIC HEARING RENTON, WASHINGTON The Environmental Review Committee has issued a Determination of Non-Significance-Mitigated (DNS-M) for the following project under the authority of the Renton Municipal Code. Maplewood Park East Preliminary Plat LUA12-018, ECF, PP Location: NE corner of NE 2nd S and 152nd Ave SE. Application for approval of a 14 lot preliminary plat, zoned R-4 on a 4.5 ac site. Appeals of the DNS-M must be filed in writing on or before 5:00 p.m. on October 12, 2012, together with the required fee with: Hearing Examiner, City of Renton, 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. Appeals to the Examiner are governed by RMC 4-8-110 and more information may be obtained from the Renton City Clerk’s Office, (425) 430-6510. A Public Hearing will be held by the Hearing Examiner in the Council Chambers, City Hall, on October 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. to consider the Preliminary Plat. If the Environmental Determination is appealed, the appeal will be heard as part of this public hearing. Interested parties are invited

to attend the public hearing. Published in the Renton Reporter on November 23, 2012. #706570 Superior Court of Washington County of King In re the Estate of: ALTA ARLENE ZINZA, Deceased NO. 12-4-06389-1 KNT NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorneys at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of:(1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the Notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate assets and nonprobate assets. Date of first publication: November 23, 2012. PR: ELIZABETH ZINZA PETER W. MOGREN WSBA #11515 Of MOGREN, GLESSNER & ROTI P.S. Attorneys for Personal Representative 100 Evergreen Bldg.; PO Box 90 Renton, WA 98057-0090 (425) 255-4542 King County Superior Court Cause No. 12-4-06389-1 KNT Published in Renton Reporter on November 23, 2012, November 30, 2012 and December 7, 2012. #707375.

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The Metropolitan King County Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, Dec. 3, to take testimony on ordinances that are part of the proposed Eastside Rail Corridor agreement. The public hearing on these proposals will be held at the King County Courthouse, Room 1001, at 1:30 p.m. The ordinances authorize the purchase of approximately 19.2 acres on the Eastside Rail Corridor — the former BNSF rail line that stretches from Renton to Woodinville and from Woodinville to Redmond — from the Port of Seattle for the dual uses of recreational trail and public transit. The ordinances would also authorize an agreement with the city of Redmond for the portions of the Eastside Rail Corridor within Redmond city limits, and authorize an agreement with Puget Sound Energy to coordinate utility uses. The county proposes to purchase: • A new 3.6-mile trail easement on the Eastside Rail Corridor north from Woodinville to Brightwater; and • The Port’s remaining fee interest in approximately 15.6 miles of the corridor south of Woodinville. In addition, the County proposes to enter into agreements with Puget Sound Energy and the city of Redmond to coordinate future development of the Eastside Rail Corridor for recreational trail, transit, and utility uses. Copies of the proposed ordinances are available upon request from the Clerk of the King County Council, Room 1200, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, telephone 206-296-1020. The ordinances are also available online at http://www.

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The Renton Municipal Arts Commission (RMAC) will be presenting Bravo Awards, which recognize individual efforts to make arts and culture a vital part of the Renton community. All members of the public are invited to attend the Bravo Award reception on Dec.10, 6:30 – 8 p.m., in the Renton City Hall Conferencing Center, 7th floor. RMAC will present awards to three community members including Mike Simpson and Kevin

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Renton investigation leads to long prison sentences Two men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms in U.S. District Court in Seattle Friday for conspiracy to unlawfully deal in firearms and being felons in possession of firearms in a case that began as an undercover operation in Renton, according to a federal press release. The prison terms were announced by U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Andre M. Conerly, 26, and Daunte R. Williams, 29, conspired to sell 23 firearms, many of them stolen, to a person working with law enforcement, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Both men have significant criminal Real Estate for Rent King County

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Advertising Sales Consultant Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for an Advertising Sales Consultant at the Federal Way Mirror office. The ideal candidate will have a proven sales background (print media sales experience is a definite asset); excellent communication and organizational skills; as well as the ability to w o r k e f fe c t i ve l y i n a deadline-driven environment. Must be computer-proficient at Word, Excel, and utilizing the I n t e r n e t . Po s i t i o n r e quires use of personal cell phone and vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of active vehicle insurance. Compensation includes salar y plus commission and we offer a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.) If you’re interested in joining our team and working for the leading independent newspaper publisher in Washington State, then we want to hear from you! Email us your cover letter and resume to:

Nov 23, 2012 [17] Employment Sales & Retail


Employment General

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4. “Am ___ believe ...?” (2 wds) 5. Easy dupes 6. Less cordial 7. Nursemaids 8. 1978 John Travolta musical film 9. Arrogant 10. “___ any drop to drink”: Coleridge 11. Attendance counter 12. And so forth 13. Empty (2 wds) 14. Series of rock formations 21. Course 24. Fodder holder 28. “Things ___ be worse.” 30. Fell off 33. Upright structure to support the rudder 36. Conspicuous feature 37. Machine that arranges sheets in proper sequence 39. Sundae topper, perhaps 40. Poet 42. It may get into a jamb

43. Symbol of purity 46. From 48. Sinks 49. Adjust 50. Nursery ___ 52. Parkinson’s treatment

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[18] Nov 23, 2012


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November 23, 2012 [19]

Now That’s Entertainment!

give the gift of

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Kool and the Gang

Herman’s Hermits with special guests The Turtles

Friday, January 4th • 8PM

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Chubby Checker Sunday, January 13th • 7PM

Dave Mason

Sunday, January 20th • 7PM

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Sunday February 24th • 7PM

Thursday, January 24th • 7PM

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Imelda Papin Sunday, December 2 • 7PM

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[20] November 23, 2012

Pink-Tastic Event Raises Funds to Provide Mammograms for 100 At-Risk Women in Need


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“One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Until that number is zero, we will continue the fight to eradicate this terrible disease,” says Sherry Kuzan, RN, Manager, The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center. “Mammograms are key to early detection, and for women who are high-risk it’s critical. The money raised at Pink the Rink will ensure that 100 women will not have to wonder and worry about their breast health. We can’t thank the community enough for coming out and showing their support.” 1 in 8 Women will be Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Breast cancer is easiest to cure when it’s detected early. Have you had your annual mammogram? If not, don’t delay! Call The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center today! 425.656.5588


Thank you to our generous Pink the Rink partners for helping us “stick it to breast cancer”!

One hundred high-risk women in need will receive mammograms thanks to a partnership between Valley Medical Center’s GLOW program and The Seattle Thunderbirds hockey team. Now in its second year, “Pink the Rink” raised $15,000 for Valley’s Breast Center to provide life saving mammograms and breast education for disadvantaged women.

Renton Reporter, November 23, 2012  

November 23, 2012 edition of the Renton Reporter