Dennis Box

Dennis posted 48 stories to Renton Reporter.
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Liberty High School closed Friday, April 21, due to potential threat

Issaquah School District officials stated a possible threat was the cause for closing the school.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 11:16am

Renton schools compete in Arnie Young Invitational

Hazen, Renton, Lindbergh and Liberty track and field teams competed on April 8 at Renton Memorial Stadium.

  • Apr 12th, 2017 12:38pm

Let the racing begin

Opening night of Emerald Downs included fireworks after the races.

  • Apr 9th, 2017 10:31am

The secret in the classroom revealed | OUR CORNER

Cellphones have become the talk of the town in Washington, D.C. with…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 8:00am

Abandoned mobile home fire in Maple Valley | Maple Valley Fire and Life Safety and Renton Regional Fire Authority

A passerby saw a large amount of smoke coming from the abandoned trailer.

  • Mar 26th, 2017 8:38pm

Play ball… when the rain stops

Baseball and fastpitch teams are getting out when the weather decides to clear for a few hours.

  • Mar 16th, 2017 12:14pm

Kentridge girls win program’s first 4A state basketball crown | PHOTOS

Chargers beat Glacier Peak 60-46

  • Mar 10th, 2017 7:00am

Lindbergh falls to Lynden at the SunDome

The Lindbergh Eagles made the trip to the Yakima Valley SunDome to…

  • Mar 9th, 2017 8:08pm

Lindbergh boys take Kingston victory to SunDome, lose to Lynden

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from the print edition. The…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017 1:05pm

Renton girls season ends at regionals

The Renton High School girls basketball team ended its season in the…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017 1:01pm

Lindbergh’s Derek Anderson wins state champion title in diving

Lindbergh took 10th, Hazen took 13th, and Liberty took seventh in boys state swim meet.

  • Feb 23rd, 2017 5:00pm

Lindbergh’s Diego Gallegos snagged state gold

“A state title, you got to love it,” said Gallegos after winning gold at the Mat Classic last weekend at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 2:52pm

Gymnasts and wrestlers gear up for state championships.

State championships is Feb. 17-18 at the Tacoma Dome.

  • Feb 17th, 2017 12:45pm

National Weather Service releases winter storm warning for east Puget Sound region

Possible snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6.

  • Feb 5th, 2017 9:20pm

Legislature opens doors to 2017 long session

As the 2017 Olympia legislative session opens, the focus is on McCleary and transportation issues.

  • Jan 17th, 2017 12:06pm

Renton 2017 New Year’s Day polar bear plunge

The water temperature was 41 degrees and the air was 32.

  • Jan 3rd, 2017 9:02pm

Hasegawa and Hudgins cruise to victory, ST3 passing

Nov. 8 was an election night to be remembered by all. The…

  • Nov 10th, 2016 1:42pm

Bit of heavy weather brooding | OUR CORNER

"When I am asked about assessing candidates and I can't give a New England Patriots' coach Bill Belichick answer to all questions, 'going to Cleveland,' I fall back on the Constitution."

  • Oct 14th, 2016 7:46pm

Bit of heavy weather brooding | OUR CORNER

"When I am asked about assessing candidates and I can't give a New England Patriots' coach Bill Belichick answer to all questions, 'going to Cleveland,' I fall back on the Constitution."

  • Oct 14th, 2016 7:46pm

Primary election results | Aug. 2

The following are the first returns from the Aug. 2 primary election. Election results are updated daily at about 4 p.m. The results will be certified Aug. 16 by the Canvassing Board.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 5:20pm

Tips on being an adult from Mr. Never Grouchy Grown-up | OUR CORNER

Editor Dennis "Mr. Never Grouchy Grown-up" Box imparts his wisdom to "help mold our youth and give them hope and proper posture."

  • Jul 22nd, 2016 7:36pm

Tips on being an adult from Mr. Never Grouchy Grown-up | OUR CORNER

Editor Dennis "Mr. Never Grouchy Grown-up" Box imparts his wisdom to "help mold our youth and give them hope and proper posture."

  • Jul 22nd, 2016 7:36pm

Emerald Downs celebrates 20 years current location

The Auburn oval will celebrate its 20th anniversary Monday with the first race post time at 6:30 p.m.

  • Jun 16th, 2016 9:58pm

Shaking the bushes for some decent candidates | COMMENTARY

"Finding someone to run for these offices is at times challenging. The pay isn’t going to be the drawing card, and if it is, voters had best beware."

  • May 20th, 2016 7:12pm

Shaking the bushes for some decent candidates | COMMENTARY

"Finding someone to run for these offices is at times challenging. The pay isn’t going to be the drawing card, and if it is, voters had best beware."

  • May 20th, 2016 7:12pm

Opera shines light on Mr. Fun Guy | COMMENTARY

"After careful and painstaking deliberation, I have decided it is time to disclose my secret identity that I have kept shrouded behind my newspaper editor facade. In real life, I am Mr. Fun Guy."

  • Apr 1st, 2016 9:41pm

‘Awesomesauce’ says it all. I think. | COMMENTARY

"I read an article somewhere last week and learned I am far more out of touch with reality than my daughter Katy has led me to believe."

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 7:45pm

Resolving to make resolutions | COMMENTARY

Every year I make a New Year’s resolution to never make resolutions. R words like resolution, responsibility and reality make me limp.

  • Dec 31st, 2015 10:29pm

Gift advice for husbands: Accept that you are rockheads | GUEST COMMENTARY

By special Christmas spirit request from all the goddesses in the office and Ms. Vegan, I will give my last-minute advice on buying gifts for girlfriends, wives and all those who make life worth living.

  • Dec 23rd, 2015 10:40pm

I’ll text the buttermilk recipe | COMMENTARY

I sense a move afoot to make me appear grouchy and less than Mr. Cool and up with the times.

  • Sep 11th, 2015 10:17pm

You can’t whine if you don’t vote | COMMENTARY

So for all our kvetching it is best to remember, “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars….”

  • Aug 21st, 2015 7:54pm

Supreme Court levies $100,000 per day fine over education funding

The Court ruling stated the fine is to be placed into a “segregated account for the benefit of basic education.”

  • Aug 13th, 2015 10:19pm

New verbals and nounettes to be considered for the dictionary | COMMENTARY

"As I scanned the list it occurred to me there are a number of words I know that for some reason are not in the Oxford dictionary."

  • Jul 24th, 2015 7:30pm

Newspapers will last because there will always be stories to tell | COMMENTARY

"I believe newspapers will be around because of the story. The form a newspaper will take I don’t know, but the story is the thing."

  • Mar 6th, 2015 8:11pm

County Council approves April property tax levy to replace emergency radio system

If approved, the April 28 levy lid lift will raise $273 million.

  • Mar 4th, 2015 5:25pm

Feeling deflated? Keep your eyes on the skies for UFOs | COMMENTARY

"At first I thought he wanted to talk about a problem in his neighborhood or with some goofball city rule. It took me a moment to get it through my thick fog that he was talking about a UFO sighting."

  • Feb 6th, 2015 11:43pm

Pocket girlfriend, you have my number | COMMENTARY

"Miraculously the magic light in my phone figured out where I was going and a woman in white began talking to me. I couldn’t believe it. I found a girlfriend in my shirt pocket."

  • Dec 12th, 2014 10:21pm

Roger Maris never struck out in this kid’s eyes | GUEST COMMENTARY

"I’m not sure why Maris captivated me as a kid, rather than Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford or countless other baseball players."

  • Oct 24th, 2014 10:44pm

Call me an ol’ fogey, just don’t call me late for haying! | COMMENTARY

"Since I have suddenly slipped down the slobbery slope of fogeydom, I will now embrace it."

  • Aug 15th, 2014 9:09pm

I’ll bet hairball Hal dialed that number… | COMMENTARY

"I was tipped off to the plot when my boneheaded phone made a call, for no apparent reason. This wasn’t the first time and I never know to whom or when it will strike."

  • Jul 11th, 2014 8:17pm