Haley Ausbun

Attendees of the rally outside the school district board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 8. Photos courtesy of Cami Kiel

Renton school staff, district discuss budget, salary hikes

Unions expressed initial upset and confusion money wouldn’t be going to staff

Attendees of the rally outside the school district board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 8. Photos courtesy of Cami Kiel

Hazen High senior looks to make most of apprenticeship

An apprenticeship in machinery, an industry desperate for skilled workers, offers an early start.

School district retreat kicks off new year

While students enjoy the last weeks of summer as a chance to sleep in late, enjoy the sunshine and soak up a fleeting summer break,… Continue reading

Sartori Elementary honored at City Council meeting

The city of Renton was presented with the Department of Commerce Governor’s Smart Communities Award for Sartori Elementary School, and the project’s work for achieving… Continue reading

Renton confiscated five times more fireworks this year’s Fourth of July than 2017

The 600 pounds of fireworks had a street value of $8,000.

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                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Key to Change warms up for next year

Quinton Morris and students reflect on the nonprofit and what’s ahead

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                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Hometown comedian’s documentary-debut released on Amazon

Renton-born comedian Monica Nevi released her documentary series “80 for 80” on Amazon Prime today, Friday, Aug. 3. The shows feature interviews with Seattlelites over… Continue reading

Three days of River Days fun

A photo gallery featuring parade highlights.

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                                Sandra Havlik sports her “Neighborhood Champion” kit from Nextdoor from her Renton Police Department desk where she manages social media accounts.

Renton police employee honored by Nextdoor

Sandra Havlik was honored for her use of the social media platform to connect with the community.

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                                Sandra Havlik sports her “Neighborhood Champion” kit from Nextdoor from her Renton Police Department desk where she manages social media accounts.
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A look back at first year of E-DUI law

July 23 marked the one year anniversary of Washington’s E-DUI, Driving Under the Influence of Electronics law. And both a new study and law enforcement… Continue reading

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Do you plan to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election?

Do you plan to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election?… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018
DOL photo of suspect Krishna Mahadevan-Prasad, courtesy of Renton Police Department

Suspect wanted for Renton homicide ends life in Hood Canal shooting

Investigators are concerned he may have committed other acts of violence.

DOL photo of suspect Krishna Mahadevan-Prasad, courtesy of Renton Police Department
Skyway VFW Post 9430 auxiliary president Emma Hassebroek presents a $1,000 check to Rachael Reed, awarded for the Patriot’s Pen essay contest.

Skyway VFW celebrates essay contest winner

Rachael Reed, 14, received $1,000 for her Patriot’s Pen essay submission.

Skyway VFW Post 9430 auxiliary president Emma Hassebroek presents a $1,000 check to Rachael Reed, awarded for the Patriot’s Pen essay contest.

Renton remains Washington’s eighth largest city

Renton has been the eighth largest city since at least 2010

Representatives from Walker’s Renton Subaru, Valley’s Cancer Services Team and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Valley cancer patients receive gift of warm blankets

Walker’s Renton Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma society made a special delivery.

Representatives from Walker’s Renton Subaru, Valley’s Cancer Services Team and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Haley Ausbun
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Pickup hit cyclist, fled scene Saturday

If you have any information on the identity of the passenger, please call 206-296-3311.

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Photos by Haley Ausbun

Sonic Drive-In now open in Renton

The Sonic opened Friday, July 13.

Photos by Haley Ausbun

New database helps officers identify persons with cognitive disabilities

Renton’s Take Me Home program was initiated by Community Programs Coordinator Cyndie Parks.

New Reporter on the scene

Editor’s Note: Please help us as we welcome our newest reporter to Renton — Haley Ausbun. I’m Haley Ausbun and I’m the new reporter for… Continue reading

Officer uninjured following collision with pole

A Renton police officer’s patrol car drove off the roadway and crashed into a pole after an unknown medical condition caused him to lose consciousness.… Continue reading