Renton High Ambassadors host second holiday tea party for kids

High school students strive to bring happiness to as many children as possible with holiday-themed event.

  • 2 days ago

Renton City Council approves 2018 lodging tax funding

Lodging tax is money collected from a 1 percent tax on lodging charged at local hotels, motels and similar facilities.

Renton Police Department is seeking public assistance to identify the man in the back (with the bald head). He allegedly groped a girl and attempted to lure girls from a Renton Walmart Dec. 10. (Courtesy photo)

Police seeking assistance to identify groping suspect

The man reportedly has been attempting to lure girls at the Renton Walmart.

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.

  • 5 days ago

Beware of business phone scams

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

  • 1 week ago

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.

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.

  • 1 week ago
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.



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.



Russia and U.S. are on the same side of the Middle East coin

“As long as they had a common enemy, attention was focused away from their differences. That no longer is the case.”


Why I deleted a Facebook post

“I want our posts to be seen as beneficial, I do not want to be a part of online bullying.”