Adam McFadden

All systems go for Hazen | Soccer

Both off the field and on, last year’s Hazen girls soccer team knew heartache better than most. On the field, the team lost to Kelso on a goal with 49 seconds left in the bi-district tournament, just one game short of state.

Strong line leads Highlanders | Football

With a stout, experienced offensive line, the Hazen football team is hoping to break even more new ground for the program this year. Last year the team went 7-3, making it to state for the first time since 1993. This year the bulk of the offensive line is back, which is essential for the run-based, Wing-T offense the Highlanders run.

Seahawks Preview | Week 1

Week 1 Seattle Seahawks (7-9) at Arizona Cardinals (8-8), Sunday, 1:25 p.m. on FOX Seahawks storylines: • Running back Marshawn Lynch is in danger of missing season opener because of back spasms. He missed practice Monday and hasn’t played since the second preseason game.

Woman threatens children with gun | Renton police blotter

A woman threatened three children with a gun Aug. 19.

Seahawks preview | Preseason Week 4

Preseason Week 4: Seattle Seahawks (3-0, preseason) vs. Oakland Raiders (1-2, preseason) Seahawks storylines: • Seattle made the decision to start rookie Russell Wilson at quarterback. Wilson wowed in his start against Kansas City last week, passing for 185 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the first half. He also rushed for 58 yards.

Cross country preview

A year after winning the 2A state title, things look much different for the Lindbergh cross-country team. “This will be an interesting year, kind of a rebuilding year,” said Lindbergh coach Jef Rettmann. “Way bigger rebuilding year than we usually have.” The challenge will be replacing runners. On the boys side, four of the Eagles top runners, Luke Garcia, Mark Garcia, Travis Downen and Nathan Haley, all graduated.

New signals keep Rainier moving

Managing traffic flow on seven-lane Rainier Avenue corridor through the middle of Renton can be tough enough on its own. Toss in construction, causing the number and positions of lanes to change, and it can be nearly impossible.

100 Conversations from KCSARC offers sex education

Having the talk can be awkward, intimidating and downright scary for parents and children alike. But it’s also necessary. That’s why the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) launched a new website called 100 Conversations.

Men threaten, harass interracial couple | Police Blotter

The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. Three suspects threatened and vandalized the home of a Renton couple multiple times.

Man threatens Safeway customers, urinates on Burger King | Police Blotter

The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Seattle man was arrested for obstructing a public servant Aug. 2 for making threats.

Kent man arrested after domestic incident in tent | Police Blotter

The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Kent man was arrested after a domestic incident in a tent under Interstate 405 July 30. Witnesses called police to report a women standing at the intersection of Southwest Grady Way and Longacres Drive South trying to wave down passing cars.

Hundreds attend event aiming to curb crime in Renton

Renton citizens stood up against crime, made connections and had some free hot dogs at Renton's citywide celebration of National Night Out Tuesday evening at Heritage Park. "It's important to pull people together," said Cyndie Parks, Renton's National Night Out coordinator. "It's awesome when you can give people an opportunity to meet people from the Police Department and the Fire department. It's a casual atmosphere if they have questions or concerns."

Quick repair ends concern about West Hill water supply

The City of Renton completed work on a damaged water main under the West Hill Pump Station July 30, cutting short worries of decreased fire protection in the area.

Liberty kids football camp a hit

The 13th annual Liberty Football Kids Camp ran July 16-19. “The first year we had 13 kids, we had more coaches than kids,” Liberty football coach Steve Valach said. “Then we just kept doing it with the idea of lets keep getting kids in Liberty football t-shirts.”

CATZ trainer, Misty May-Treanor give Renton a local connection to London Olympics

It’s nearly 5,000 miles from Renton to London, but it’s not too difficult to get a taste of Olympic action close to home. Local trainer Anya Tronson has worked with volleyball player Misty May-Treanor since 2005. May-Treanor is a two-time gold medalist and will be competing in her fourth Olympic games in London later this month. Tronson works for Competitive Athlete Training Zone, or CATZ, which has a location nearby at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.

Renton grad Aretha Thurmond qualifies for a fourth Olympics

Another Olympic Trials, another Olympic berth for Renton native Aretha Thurmond. Thurmond qualified for her fourth Olympic games by taking second at the Olympic Trials June 24.

Looking for something to do around Renton this summer?

From hikes to bikes, there's plenty of recreation options in or near Renton. Here is a breakdown of activities: Biking/Running/Walking Cedar River Trail

Return to Renton Car Show getting great traction with record number of cars registered

The Return to Renton Car Show Sunday(July 8) runs from 10 a.m. to the trophy presentation at 3 p.m. and is centered around the Piazza in downtown Renton. South Third Street and cross streets from Morris Avenue to Main Avenue will be closed from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Renton has fun in the sun at Coulon for the Fourth

Thousands flocked to Renton's Fourth of July celebration at Gene Coulon Park Wednesday. For West Seattle's Estela Cayetenno, it was her first time to Coulon for the Fourth.

Wizards of the Coast brings a bit of Magic to Renton

Dungeons, and dragons, and Magic! Oh, my! To outsiders, Wizards of the Coast might seem a mystery. To fans, it’s a standard of the gaming industry. To Renton, it’s simply a neighbor.