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Photo by Haley Ausbun. A month left to see Renton History Museum’s Hero’s Feast: Finding Community through Dungeons and Dragons, which closes Oct. 16, 2019.

A feast for the imagination

Dungeons and Dragons exhibit continues at Renton Museum until October

 

Celebrate culture, help those in India at Rhythms event

A Seattle nonprofit is bringing the rhythm to Renton. Rhythms 2019 is a cultural celebration through performances, with proceeds going to the nonprofit Amrita-Seattle. Amrita-Seattle… Continue reading

 

From the Renton Reporter archives.

City strategizes on how to increase ADU applications

City staff, leaders discuss roadblocks to construction of attached dwelling units

 

See Spot splash

Renton dogs enjoy a cool day at the pool

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Captains Adelma Braga and Isaias Braga were appointed to lead the Renton Salvation Army in June 2019.

Salvation Army has a lot of programs, but needs volunteers

New leadership at the notable nonprofit hopes to increase program awareness

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Captains Adelma Braga and Isaias Braga were appointed to lead the Renton Salvation Army in June 2019.

Rencon brings out the sci-fi and fantasy in Renton

Comic and game convention still seeks permanent home for yearly event

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Pastor Amy Lubienski is taking on the task left by her father of updating the look and culture of Celebration Foursquare Church in the Renton Highlands.

Stepping into her father’s shoes

Local pastor takes over church and family legacy

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Pastor Amy Lubienski is taking on the task left by her father of updating the look and culture of Celebration Foursquare Church in the Renton Highlands.
Courtesy of Kirk Seese. An example of his debut sculpture, “The Feather” that may be seen in Sunset Park next year.

Renton invests in art more than before

Two new art projects will bring color, local history to the city

Courtesy of Kirk Seese. An example of his debut sculpture, “The Feather” that may be seen in Sunset Park next year.
Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                Former Seahawk Doug Baldwin talks about the Family First Community Center at Renton City Hall.

Seahawk puts empathy to practice

Doug Baldwin discusses his wishes for Renton

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                Former Seahawk Doug Baldwin talks about the Family First Community Center at Renton City Hall.

METRO increases services for Renton

City and county staff work to serve transit riders with longer hours, more routes

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The new murals at the Valley Medical Center Children’s Therapy facility.

A mural of Renton inspires smiles

Teacher, painter paints children’s waiting room for free

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The new murals at the Valley Medical Center Children’s Therapy facility.

The TIP money is running low

City planners ask council for financial flexibility to complete road projects

Photo courtesy of Museum of Flight. The Question and Answer session after a screening of “Chesley Bonestell: a Brush with the Future” held Sunday. Aug. 25, 2019 at the Museum of Flight. Left to right: Museum of Flight public programs manager and moderator Cale Wilcox, documentary filmmaker Douglass Stewart Jr., film participant Benedict Heywood and co-editor, Renton-raised Kristina Hays.

Renton grad’s documentary features art, space

Kristina Hays premiers her first film in her hometown

Photo courtesy of Museum of Flight. The Question and Answer session after a screening of “Chesley Bonestell: a Brush with the Future” held Sunday. Aug. 25, 2019 at the Museum of Flight. Left to right: Museum of Flight public programs manager and moderator Cale Wilcox, documentary filmmaker Douglass Stewart Jr., film participant Benedict Heywood and co-editor, Renton-raised Kristina Hays.
Courtesy of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1623 Facebook Page.

VFW shows its ‘All-American’ strengths

Local chapter honored nationally for local outreach

Courtesy of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1623 Facebook Page.
A new, temporary “Pop-up Park” gave Renton residents visiting the local farmers market a place to rest, or play, for a short-time.
                                Photo by Haley Ausbun.

This small Renton park didn’t pop-up out of nowhere

UW graduate helps Renton utilize unused space downtown

A new, temporary “Pop-up Park” gave Renton residents visiting the local farmers market a place to rest, or play, for a short-time.
                                Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Renton officer pleads not guilty in assault case

Soni’s defense attorney calls allegations “salacious”

Sartori Elementary School has a new “Serenity Room” thanks to a $500 mini-grant from Kaiser Permanente meant to create solutions for educator stress. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Kaiser Permanente helps Sartori teachers relax

A new feature at the school helps educators perform better through stress relief

Sartori Elementary School has a new “Serenity Room” thanks to a $500 mini-grant from Kaiser Permanente meant to create solutions for educator stress. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Courtesy of Google Maps. A photo of one placement of a cell-on-wheels (COW) that helps boost data for phone providers in Renton. They’ve started showing up in the city in recent years due to high data usage from traffic in Renton.

More COWs in the field? Temporary cell towers spur city ordinance

Phone providers cite heavy traffic on increase in Renton data usage

Courtesy of Google Maps. A photo of one placement of a cell-on-wheels (COW) that helps boost data for phone providers in Renton. They’ve started showing up in the city in recent years due to high data usage from traffic in Renton.
Melissa Glenn, hired in April 2019, is building the new social worker program at King County libraries “from the ground up.” Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Meeting those in-need where they congregate, the library

New library social worker is making swift, positive changes to lingering residents in need

Melissa Glenn, hired in April 2019, is building the new social worker program at King County libraries “from the ground up.” Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Halau Hula Ka Lei Mokihana I Ka Ua Noe perform at the 10th annual Uwajimaya Renton Polynesian Festival, Saturday Aug. 17. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Celebrate culture with music, food and dance

The 10th annual Uwajimaya Renton Polynesian Festival was held Saturday Aug. 17, and celebrated Polynesian cultures with food, performances and contests.… Continue reading

Halau Hula Ka Lei Mokihana I Ka Ua Noe perform at the 10th annual Uwajimaya Renton Polynesian Festival, Saturday Aug. 17. Photo by Haley Ausbun.