Heard of Papa Simms grocery store? Lecture reflects on Renton’s black history

Two virtual lectures will be held at area libraries to celebrate Black History Month.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Few cars made it through the snow and slushy roads around noon on Monday, Feb. 11, and the parking lot of Renton’s King County Election’s Office was no exception.

Renton School District special election initial results

This article will be updated regularly with voting results.

Photo from Sunset area plan’s website: http://sunsetrenton.com/multi-service-center/

Center adds to Sunset area supports

The multi-service and career center will give local families a closer place to look for assistance

Polo and Tugs got out of Monica Sauerwein’s house on Jan. 27. They were later found thatafternoon. Thanks to someone, Tugs was found and taken to a vet to see if he was chipped. Polo returned home on his own not long after. Submitted photo from Monica Saurerwein.

What to know about pet licensing

Licensing your pet is one of the best ways to ensure lost pets make it back home. Renton Animal Control and RASKC are important resources for pet owners in and out of Renton.

Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries

Public comment period for asphalt plant extended

King County Council Member Reagan Dunn sent a letter to DPER requesting it be extended.

Photo from City of Renton

City’s severe weather shelter extended through Wednesday

The shelter is open overnight through Feb. 13

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Russell Wilson and Ciara spoke Friday at the Tukwila Library to Foster students and other attendees as their Why Not You Foundation joined forces with the King County Library System and JPMorgan Chase to launch the DREAM BIG: Anything is Possible campaign. Photo by Kayse Angel

Russell Wilson and Ciara launch DREAM BIG campaign

Partnership with King County libraries dovetails with scholarship program for local students.

New flyover ramp opens to traffic on Thursday, Feb. 21

Critical link to 40-mile express toll lanes corridor will improve traffic operations by eliminating weaving

Smart ways to keep homes warm

Q&A with Johns Manville: DIY Insulation tips for maximizing home energy efficiency

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See Binetti host Container Wars daily at show

Time to take a trip around the world — just by making a trip to Seattle. This year the Northwest Continue reading...

Business

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

 

Sports
Senior guard Isaiah Little drives past his defender in the first half of Thursday’s win over Foss. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Renton boys advance to district semifinals

The Renton Indians boys basketball advanced to the district semifinals. The boys beat Foss 67-62 Thursday. The semifinals game is Continue reading...

 

 

Life

For whodunit lovers, this short story is a gleefully-dark delight

Growing older is a very good thing. First of all, there’s a secret to it: aging isn’t as important as Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Opinion

Equality versus freedom

What is more important to you: Freedom or equality? If you’re a Democrat today, equality is more important. If you’re Continue reading...