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Hi-Lands Shopping Center property stays vacant after developer drops project

The Solera project, slated to create 670 residential units, now lacks a developer

Photo from Renton Police Department Nextdoor page.

Impaired driver hits parked bus at elementary school

Police reported there were no injuries, despite the crash being at peak drop-off time.

Photo from Renton Police Department Nextdoor page.
Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 were grounded in the U.S. last week after a second deadly crash in the last six months. There has been increased scrutiny on the safety of the planes, which are produced in Renton.

Boeing production lines in Renton to halt next week due to previous delays

Spokesperson for Boeing said the previously scheduled days will help with winter storm and supplier delays.

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 were grounded in the U.S. last week after a second deadly crash in the last six months. There has been increased scrutiny on the safety of the planes, which are produced in Renton.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maplewood golf course, where a former employee of the Pro Shop on site told state auditors he defrauded the city of thousands of dollars.

Stolen money reveals lack of oversight at Renton golf course

State auditor: City failed to create proper checks and balances at Maplewood Golf Course

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Maplewood golf course, where a former employee of the Pro Shop on site told state auditors he defrauded the city of thousands of dollars.
Screenshot of b-roll of the Meggit Training System FATS 300LE, a five-screen simulator for police training that the Renton Police Department is considering for purchase. Courtesy of Meggitt.

Virtual training for Renton police possible in near future

The police presented their preferred choice of a five-screen training simulator at Committee of the Whole, March 11 with 300-degree display. It could be purchased some time this year, pending budget adjustment and council approval.

Screenshot of b-roll of the Meggit Training System FATS 300LE, a five-screen simulator for police training that the Renton Police Department is considering for purchase. Courtesy of Meggitt.
Courtesy of Renton School District

Three of the snow make-up days waived by the state

Renton schools posted on Tuesday that the three snow make-up days previously unscheduled are waived for students. Staff will still need to determine how to add those days.

Courtesy of Renton School District
Moyaak Chuol, senior at Lindbergh High School, holds up his first place trophy with teacher Creed Nelson on Feb. 23. Chuol starts a job at Boeing after graduation. Courtesy of Creed Nelson.

Lindbergh senior wins competition, snags job

Moyaak Chuol won an aerospace manufacturing competition against more than 50 other high school students

Moyaak Chuol, senior at Lindbergh High School, holds up his first place trophy with teacher Creed Nelson on Feb. 23. Chuol starts a job at Boeing after graduation. Courtesy of Creed Nelson.

Valley Medical Center is updating cardiac and vascular services with new labs, technology

Renton patients will no longer need to travel to Seattle or Tacoma for a stroke, arrhythmia diagnosis or advanced imaging of vascular problems

US is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9, Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not impact Renton production lines.

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Hazen soccer team reunites lost puppy with foster mom

Merry had been rescued from an overcrowded shelter in South Korea

Youth leaders reclaim ‘lost urban creeks’ in Renton

As a culmination of the first year of a paid internship project, youth leaders from Unleash the Brilliance planted 250 native trees and shrubs on… Continue reading

Renton joins fight for affordable housing in King County

About 40 percent of Renton households are ‘cost burdened’ and pay more than 30 percent of income on housing

Local artists add flair to fire hydrants

South Renton Connection is adding some flair to its neighborhood in unsuspecting spots. The project calls for artists to paint fire hydrants. And the first… Continue reading

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for March

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

Seahawk KJ Wright surprises students

Wright visited St. Anthony’s School in downtown Renton Monday, March 4.

Courtesy of Renton School District

Make-up schedule for February snow storm announced

Renton schools posted on Monday that they need to make up five snow days, extending current trimester.

Courtesy of Renton School District

Mayor emphasizes inclusion in 2019 State of the City

State of the City focuses on inclusion as a success story, references Neil Diamond song. Downtown and Sunset neighborhoods will become destination locations, Mayor Denis Law says.

Renton High Schools boys basketball team finished third in the state this season. Photo courtesy of Renton School District

Renton boys basketball places 3rd in state

Indians defeat Pullman Greyhounds 61-42 at tournament

Renton High Schools boys basketball team finished third in the state this season. Photo courtesy of Renton School District

Search still on for suspects in armed home invasion

One injured in home invasion in unincorporated Renton, Monday, March 4.