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Candy Cane Lane receives surprise donations

Folks gave $1,250 to go to a shed that will hold all the decorations

Urban Sprouts owner launches book Saturday

“The Inspired Houseplant” is meant to guide beginners through indoor plant life.

Food truck owners at odds with RFA over fire safety bill in state Legislature

The bill would limit cities’ mobile vendor fire permit fees.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.

Local taproom receives inclusive employer honor

The Brewmaster’s Taproom won “Inclusive Employer of the Year” for King County

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.
Photos by Haley Ausbun. The now-closed Denny’s at 4750 Lake Washington Blvd. Northeast

Denny’s closes in preparation of WSDOT construction

WSDOT says the store owners moved the Lake Washington Boulevard diner to Tumwater, Washington

Photos by Haley Ausbun. The now-closed Denny’s at 4750 Lake Washington Blvd. Northeast
Courtesy of Rencon, from the 2017 convention held in downtown Renton. This year Rencon will again not be in a hotel, and instead at Renton Technical College, which will help the convention’s finances this year but can make it hard to track any hotel stays.

Rencon seeks city support as it grows up

City officials say it doesn’t have the return on investment for lodging tax funds

Courtesy of Rencon, from the 2017 convention held in downtown Renton. This year Rencon will again not be in a hotel, and instead at Renton Technical College, which will help the convention’s finances this year but can make it hard to track any hotel stays.

Police still investigating Walmart parking lot shooting

A teenage boy was shot inside his vehicle, causing him to crash into the store.

Photos courtesy of Washington Business Week

Hazen sophomore gets excited for business summer camp

Washington Business Week gave her friendships and courage, a student says

Photos courtesy of Washington Business Week

New fire station expected to open next month

Station 15, which is almost 40 years in the making, will service the Kennydale/North Renton area

Photo by Wayne Henry Swan.
                                The windstorm hit a neighborhood in Briarwood hard. Trees were down all around the area, one hitting a very unlucky truck.

City and residents respond to windstorm

The windstorm Sunday, Jan. 6, left some without power for several days. Others fought fallen trees.

Photo by Wayne Henry Swan.
                                The windstorm hit a neighborhood in Briarwood hard. Trees were down all around the area, one hitting a very unlucky truck.
A clip of the Renton Reporter when Law was leading votes for the mayoral election in 2007. Law is now serving his third, and final, term as mayor.

Mayor prepares for final months in office

Mayor Law said he will focus on seniors, public safety and the Family First Community Center

A clip of the Renton Reporter when Law was leading votes for the mayoral election in 2007. Law is now serving his third, and final, term as mayor.
Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Browne’s treehouse has evolved from child playland to den.

The transformation of a treehouse

The structure went from pirate playground to practical den.

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                The Browne’s treehouse has evolved from child playland to den.
Charles Pillon sits inside one of the several buses on Iron Mountain. Photo by Caean Couto
                                <em>Photo originally published <a href="http://www.rentonreporter.com/news/the-last-days-of-iron-mountain/" target="_blank">here</a></em>

Federal lawsuit filed to finish cleanup of Iron Mountain

The EPA has filed a lawsuit to extend their cleanup warrant after the owner denied further access

Charles Pillon sits inside one of the several buses on Iron Mountain. Photo by Caean Couto
                                <em>Photo originally published <a href="http://www.rentonreporter.com/news/the-last-days-of-iron-mountain/" target="_blank">here</a></em>

City OKs regulations for short-term rentals

Renton councilmember Randy Corman has an Airbnb in Renton. He and his wife had positive experiences as guests in other countries, and a section of… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                The Hilands Barber Shop just a couple days before closure.

Folks say goodbye to the Hilands Barber Shop

The Barbershop’s lease was terminated for a new mixed-use property in the Highlands.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                The Hilands Barber Shop just a couple days before closure.

Renton Reporter’s top stories for 2018

Renton Reporter wishes everyone a happy 2019! We hope you have enjoyed 2018 with us — we transitioned to a new reporter halfway through the… Continue reading

Mayor not seeking reelection

Denis Law has served three terms as mayor.

Lunchbox brings memories

About 15 years ago, Diane Lawrence was on a summer road trip near Boise, Idaho. She saw an old-school garage sale on the side of… Continue reading

Private security cameras can be registered with new program

Renton police department’s new voluntary registration system shows them where your cameras are

Coffee shop sets opening date

With the final construction finishing up, downtown Boon Boona Coffee opens doors Jan. 7