Haley Ausbun

A highlighted image of the area for proposed annexation, taken from the presentation at the public hearing, including portions of 156th and 155th avenues southeast.

Neighbors voice concerns over potential annexation

Unincorporated King County residents spoke about part of White Fence Ranch joining Renton

 

Photo by Haley Ausbun

Photos: kids C.A.S.T. for fish

On a crisp cloudy morning, Saturday, Sept. 8, about 40 kids with disabilities, and their siblings, got out on the waters of Lake Washington with… Continue reading

 

Farmers Market, Skyway VFW honor 17th anniversary of 9/11

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Renton Farmers Market partnered with Skyway Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9430 to celebrate Patriot Day, a remembrance of the… Continue reading

 

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  • Sep 14, 2018

Students adjust from semesters to trimesters

All Renton high schools are now on a trimester system to help increase graduation access

Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly

First day of school celebrated at Sartori Elementary

An official ribbon cutting is scheduled for Oct. 9.

Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly
Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                A view of Kaynan Inc. hangar spaces, which are to possibly be demolished pending decisions on the Airport Master Plan.

Fate of hangars at Renton Airport up in the air

Tenants asked to vacate Kaynan hangars now waiting on decision from city.

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                A view of Kaynan Inc. hangar spaces, which are to possibly be demolished pending decisions on the Airport Master Plan.
Courtesy of the city of Renton
                                Renderings of the proposed plan for the Greater Hi-Lands Shopping Center.

City moves forward with Sunset area plans

Many Renton residents may have been wondering what is happening with the Greater Hi-Lands shopping center —the center that features a Dollar Tree, Tea Palace… Continue reading

Courtesy of the city of Renton
                                Renderings of the proposed plan for the Greater Hi-Lands Shopping Center.

Freshman strives to give back

Milanni Matautia spoke at WE Day Seattle and has participated in a number of fundraisers.

Cost to seize and clean shelters grows

This story was updated from the print version to include Renton police and Parks staff information.

Attendees of the rally for classified staff before the school board meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Teachers vote to accept contract in time for school

The REA voted for the 12.2 percent wage increase Monday, Aug. 27. Bargaining will continue for other unions.

Attendees of the rally for classified staff before the school board meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Beachgoers still flocked to Gene Coulon Memorial Park Aug. 22 despite the unhealthy air quality rating the city of Renton saw most of last week. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Smoky weather put a damper on outdoor activities

Unhealthy air quality in Renton last week posed health hazards, closing or moving events indoors.

Beachgoers still flocked to Gene Coulon Memorial Park Aug. 22 despite the unhealthy air quality rating the city of Renton saw most of last week. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Photos by Haley Ausbun

Cruzin’ through downtown

The second annual Cruz the Loop event had nearly 1,000 spectators and honored a now-vintage pastime.

Photos by Haley Ausbun
Headliner for Polynesian Festival Bruddah Waltah, who traveled from Hawaii to perform, plays while his wife of 43 years, Thailiana, dances on Saturday Aug. 18.

Festival showcases Hawaiian culture

Aug. 18 and Aug. 19, with headliner Bruddah Waltah

Headliner for Polynesian Festival Bruddah Waltah, who traveled from Hawaii to perform, plays while his wife of 43 years, Thailiana, dances on Saturday Aug. 18.
Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Action on alarm rules delayed

The police department and city hopes to modernize fines for false alarm system calls.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Certificated school staff have tentative agreement, rallies continue for classified staff

A joint statement released last Friday said that all three unions were initially offered 3.1 percent

8-year-old Marcos is named Chief for a Day

Marcos and Renton Police Department attended the Chief for a Day ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 16.

Sketch of suspect from King County Sheriff’s Office

Public help needed to identify attempted kidnapping/attempted sexual assault suspect

The attempted attack occurred on Aug. 13 in unincorporated King County.

Sketch of suspect from King County Sheriff’s Office
Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department
                                Officers and Firefighters learning the dance moves for the video.

The time of their lives

Renton police and fire in sync in viral video challenge

Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department
                                Officers and Firefighters learning the dance moves for the video.
An artistic representation of what the “after” would look like for the Williams and South 2nd streets intersection, one of the big projects in the Six-Year Transportation Plan. Courtesy of City of Renton.

City begins updating transportation plan

The community is invited to a public hearing during the Aug. 20 Renton City Council meeting.

An artistic representation of what the “after” would look like for the Williams and South 2nd streets intersection, one of the big projects in the Six-Year Transportation Plan. Courtesy of City of Renton.