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