Haley Ausbun

Residents could see rise in property taxes if ordinance passes

The ordinance could fund a 10-year catch-up of parks and facilities maintenance

 

The Rainer Room on the 19th floor of Hotel Interurban features more artists and gaming companies.

RenCon explores new territory, holds third convention in Tukwila

A hometown event boldly went where it had never gone before this year as a new city found itself home to Renton City Comic Convention.… Continue reading

 

Unincorporated Renton area man found dead in his home of “homicidal violence”

The road outside his home was closed overnight to investigate the scene.

 

InvestEd’s new waiting room with a quote about small acts of kindness— what the organization was founded on. Photo courtesy of Joyce Walters.

InvestEd moves headquarters to Renton

The nonprofit is hosting an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 24

InvestEd’s new waiting room with a quote about small acts of kindness— what the organization was founded on. Photo courtesy of Joyce Walters.
Zambuko Marimba Ensemble.

Photo gallery: Multicultural Festival’s Saturday events

The event brought in diverse vendors, performers and attendees on it’s third year.

Zambuko Marimba Ensemble.

Victim remains hospitalized following shooting Tuesday

The owner of a fourplex was serving an eviction notice when the suspect reportedly shot her.

Do you like pumpkin spice everything?

Do you like pumpkin spice everything?… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018
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

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.
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

Photo by Haley Ausbun

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

Do you plan on getting a flu vaccine this year?

Do you plan on getting a flu vaccine this year?… Continue reading

  • 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