Haley Ausbun

Shell-abrate the Start of the Holidays at Ivar’s Clam Lights

For the Reporter: What: To kick off the holiday season, Ivar’s will o-fish-ally open Clam Lights, one of the largest public light displays on the… Continue reading

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Emerald Haze reopens

The store was closed from Nov. 1 to Nov. 16 for failing a compliance check in 2017

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Renton to receive county funding

Money in affordable housing, transportation analysis and evaluation of a Skyway community center

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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.

Mural of Renton boxer nears completion

The mural will be celebrated at La Hacienda Santa Fe on Nov. 21.

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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.

Elementary students learn financial literacy skills

Financial literacy: it’s something even older adults can struggle with. Credit, taxes, how money moves through a community, domestic and foreign trade. But at Talbot… Continue reading

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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.

Unity Forum seeks to create honest dialogues between community youth and police

Renton Police Department and the Renton African American Pastoral Group (RAAP) continued their efforts to create dialogue between Renton’s youth, pastors and police officers at… Continue reading

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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.

Grandfather shoots grandson, police believe it was self defense

The family present said the son was a “common source of domestic violence to everyone in the house.”

Seven horses perish in Kent barn fire

Renton RFA arrived to a barn “fully engulfed in flames.”

Photo courtesy of Kelsie Gardner
                                Kelsie and her mom participating in a previous Teal and Toe walk.

Girl Scout raises ovarian cancer awareness and receives Gold Award

The Renton local received her Gold Award last year for her efforts

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                                Kelsie and her mom participating in a previous Teal and Toe walk.
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                                Panther Lake Elementary students participate in a pilot program from Renton Juvenile Probation Unit bringing an anger replacement training program to elementary.

Juvenile Unit teaches social skills to young boys during nine week course

Renton Juvenile Unit brings a skill building class for troubled teens to an elementary school.

Photo courtesy of Jamie Holter
                                Panther Lake Elementary students participate in a pilot program from Renton Juvenile Probation Unit bringing an anger replacement training program to elementary.
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                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.

Billboard of thanks includes two local students

The Renton School’s Foundation celebrated another year with Toyota of Renton and Walker’s Renton Subaru at the helm of their donation support with a billboard… Continue reading

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                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.
Crowds gathered throughout downtown to ask for candy from different local businesses.

Photo gallery: Halloween fun for the whole family

Photos by Haley Ausbun Downtown Renton hosted skeletons, legos, dinosaurs and more at the Olde Fashioned Halloween party Oct. 27. The event had downtown businesses… Continue reading

Crowds gathered throughout downtown to ask for candy from different local businesses.
Uninsured percentage in Renton since the Affordable Care Act. Data from Public Health- King County and Seattle.

Uninsured rate doubles in Renton as enrollment period tightens

Entering the shortest enrollment period for insurance since the Affordable Care Act debuted in 2013, Renton has large numbers of adults uninsured compared to the… Continue reading

Uninsured percentage in Renton since the Affordable Care Act. Data from Public Health- King County and Seattle.

Real-world work experience incorporated into school life

Photo by Haley Ausbun Career Connect Washington presented a plan for increasing alternatives after high school graduation and for including more real-world experience, like paid… Continue reading

Suspicious package found at Boeing was empty

One building was evacuated with multiple road closures.

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                                The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank celebrates its new location with city and chamber representatives Oct. 16. The new location opened in May and offers clothing for those in need.

Clothes bank celebrates move to new location

The Kiwanis Clothes Bank took time to celebrate its new space.

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                                The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank celebrates its new location with city and chamber representatives Oct. 16. The new location opened in May and offers clothing for those in need.
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                                Wanda “Noni” Capellaro reflects on 100 years in Renton, looking at photos of friends and family past.

Resident looks back at 100 years in Renton

Wanda Capellaro was born in Renton on Nov. 6, 1918, in a house next to the cows. “You could hear the cows moo! ‘Welcome Wanda,’… Continue reading

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                                Wanda “Noni” Capellaro reflects on 100 years in Renton, looking at photos of friends and family past.
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                                The Whit’s End Harvest Festival lights up the night as attendees of the Lord of the Rings themed event eat and be merry.

Soft opening launches Whit’s End Productions

The Renton company’s first Lord of the Rings inspired event went viral on Facebook

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                                The Whit’s End Harvest Festival lights up the night as attendees of the Lord of the Rings themed event eat and be merry.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.

Public can help reduce the number of thefts at shopping centers

Renton Police Department get the word out on prevention, and public express concern about gym thefts

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.
Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City takes next step to improve Sunset community

In-unit washer and dryer, front and back doors, sleek ovens and counter tops. Large preserved trees and an edible landscape, artichokes and raspberries included, with… Continue reading

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