Dennis Box

Dennis posted 57 stories to Renton Reporter.
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This strange work of writing and wondering | Our Corner

This writing stuff is a strange business. It’s an amalgamation of talk,…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 6:28pm

Trying to make sense of all this ‘discraziness’ | Our Corner

As a pick-me-up and drop-me-on-my-head bucket of fun, I have been trying…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 12:27pm

Gold Rush Dancer wins the Longacres Mile

Gold Rush Dancer took a four-length lead to the finish line to win the Longacres Mile.

  • Aug 14th, 2017 1:26pm

Paid family and medical leave signed, sealed and delivered

Sen. Joe Fain points to bill as the top step of session.

  • Jul 23rd, 2017 11:25am

Babble, babble, boil and bombs | OUR CORNER

“How easy it is to place ourselves above another because of words… how easy it is to learn hate.”

  • Jul 19th, 2017 8:00am

Paid family and medical leave signed by governor

The new bill gives 12 weeks off, paid, for family or medical leave from a personal injury not related to work.

  • Jul 16th, 2017 8:00am

Legislators find formula for basic education

Budget addresses state constitutional obligation to fully fund K-12.

  • Jul 11th, 2017 8:00am

Time for some pickleball | Video

Getting into a pickle is now much easier and more fun in Kent.

  • Jun 26th, 2017 5:57pm

Memorial Day at Tahoma National Cemetery | Photo Gallery

The ceremony included a B-25 flyover from the Historic Flight Foundation.

  • May 29th, 2017 11:48pm

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