Flora Lee, a civil engineer with the city of Renton, poses on Duvall Avenue with her American Public Works Association award. She was the manager for the Duvall Avenue pavement restoration project, which added an estimated 12-15 years to the life of the roadway. (Courtesy photo)

City of Renton recognized for environmental and public works projects

The city was recognized as a Green Star leader from Puget Soundkeeper and Washington Environmental Council.

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Beware of business phone scams

Scammers claim to be from Revenue and request over-the-phone payment to renew expired business licenses.

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Man pleads not guilty to first degree voyeurism

Saqib Ahmad was arrested on Nov. 14 and released the next day on $50,000 bail. He pleaded not guilty.

Map reflects the proposal to change North Park Drive to North Southport Drive, and Northeast Park Drive toNortheast Sunset Boulevard. (Courtesy image)

Renton street names to change starting 2018

The proposal is to change North Park Drive to North Southport Drive, and Northeast Park Drive to Northeast Sunset Boulevard.

Woman steals from adult entertainment store | BLOTTER

The suspect reportedly stole pheromone spray, prostate gel and a corset.

Renton teenager belts glass-shattering notes

Jessica Zemanek, 13, may look like a shy and quiet teenager, until she sings

First Santa photography business continues to capture his magic within the community

Arthur & Associates Holiday Photographers claims to be the first to take portraits of children with department store Santas.

Renton Library wins award

The library was recognized with an Award of Honor by the American Institute of Architects.

Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra with director Alexei Girsh rehearses on stage. (Courtesy image)

Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra to perform Dec. 17

The winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 at Carco Theatre.

Renton Reporter switches to new reader-comment tool

Users will need an account with Disqus to comment on stories.

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WSDOT put a halt on their Longacres Skatepark demolition park and is allowing the skating community a chance to lease the property. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

Longacres Skatepark gets a fighting chance

WSDOT is allowing skaters to start the permitting process to lease the land.


Hazen swim wins first meet of the season

The Highlanders are in fifth place in the North Puget Sound League 4A Cascade Division.


Stacy Edwards runs the GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training company that brings equipment, trainers and workouts to homes and businesses in the local area. MARK KLAAS, Auburn Reporter

Mobile gym brings working out to you

GYMGUYZ brings equipment,trainers and workouts to homes and businesses in the local area.




See the Nutcracker on ice Dec. 22

The Kent Valley Figure Skating Club is presenting Our Very Own Nutcracker On Ice at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 22.


Do’s and don’ts for buying poinsettias and hellebores as gifts

The second week of December is time to buy potted poinsettias and hellebores as gift plants.



Be The Holiday Hero With Exceptional Handmade Gifts

Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone


Relish the Holiday Season with Family and Friends Throughout December

Learn from our experts at Connect2Classes on how to get your holiday festivities started early.


Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.


Uncork your wine knowledge with the Seattle Wine School

A local expert makes learning about wine accessible.



See you soon | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Dec. 08, 2017.


No guns at the state Capitol | COMMENTARY

“When it comes to safety, we not only want to be safe, we want to feel safe.”

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