Haley Ausbun

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.

New police chief sworn into duty

Renton’s new police chief Ed VanValey was sworn in by Mayor Denis Law Monday, Oct. 1 at the city council meeting. The meeting featured the… Continue reading

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.
Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.

Renton man among many searching for a kidney donor

Kidney transplants are the most common needed, live donors can help with the kidney demand

Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport.

City begins to move forward with airport extension possibilities

The FAA confirmed new standards must be met, and Renton must decide how the airport will change.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport.

Update: Suspect in August kidnapping booked

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

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Japan congress members observe a sixth grader at Renton Prep as she works on her Minecraft museum project.

Delegates from Japan shown nontraditional learning at Renton Prep

On Sept. 17, five congress members from Japan’s Upper House, and two researchers specializing in education technology from Japan, came to Washington to visit Renton… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Japan congress members observe a sixth grader at Renton Prep as she works on her Minecraft museum project.
Farmers Market Staff enjoy sunny skies on its last day of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 25. Top: Meri England, Lacey Mansanarez and David Brazier. Bottom: Lindsey Austin and Carrie Olson. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Farmers Market winds down on a successful year

As the market begins to wind down, Renton Farmers Market Coordinator Carrie Olson starts to look around on those Tuesday afternoons and think of ways… Continue reading

Farmers Market Staff enjoy sunny skies on its last day of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 25. Top: Meri England, Lacey Mansanarez and David Brazier. Bottom: Lindsey Austin and Carrie Olson. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

Residents get a behind-the-scenes look at marijuana

Retirement community members talk medical marijuana with Evergreen Market education staff.

Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

Sheriff’s Office seeks help in identifying shooters

The victim was shot the night of Sept. 19 while driving in Skyway.

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

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

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