Leah Abraham

Leah posted 324 stories to Renton Reporter.
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Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER

Man was stabbed after defending TV remote rules in a community room.

  • Jul 20th, 2017 1:28pm

Bringing the circus act home to Renton

Wenatchee Youth Circus performer Olivia McPherson will be at Renton River Days.

  • Jul 19th, 2017 4:00pm

Sobering center pilot program ‘underutilized’ by emergency responders

With three months remaining, RRFA Chief Rick Marshall is trying to get the word out to fire and police personnel.

  • Jul 14th, 2017 8:00am

Housing developer pays fine, resumes construction at Tiffany Park neighborhood

Construction was first stopped in June after the city found two protected trees were removed.

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:17pm

Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin made an appearance at the hotel’s grand opening on Monday.

  • Jul 12th, 2017 12:59pm

School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member

The high school will be named Albert Talley Sr., who died earlier this year.

  • Jul 10th, 2017 8:00am

Council removes sunset date on emergency ordinance

The Income Source Discrimination law, initially set to expire on Aug. 1, protects landlords from discriminating against Section 8 renters.

  • Jul 1st, 2017 8:00am

Cracking down on citywide firework ban

Renton Police Department and Renton Regional Fire Authority team up to enforce the firework ban.

  • Jun 29th, 2017 1:45pm

73 year old stabs senior housing employee

Renton police arrested him for investigation of a felony assault on Wednesday, June 28.

  • Jun 29th, 2017 1:08pm

City issues stop work order on Tiffany Park development

The stop work order was issued after inspectors found two protected trees were removed from the site.

  • Jun 28th, 2017 12:20pm

Lessons from city council meetings

“A productive, healthy community is built upon people who care.”

  • Jun 26th, 2017 8:00am

Old Highlands library deemed surplus property

Renton Housing Authority showed interest in converting the property into a multiservice center.

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 8:00am

Vera Risdon: The name behind the school, the voice behind the music

The longtime Renton educator is hosting an instrument drive for the upcoming Risdon Middle School.

  • Jun 19th, 2017 3:55pm

Unwanted house guests | POLICE BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. A…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 5:23pm

Hazen grad appointed to RSD board

Avanti Bergquist will fill the vacant District No. 2 seat starting July 1.

  • Jun 19th, 2017 4:02pm

Zone 3 Explorers gear up for regional competition

Zone 3 Explorers is a program for young adults and is designed to train them to work in the fire service.

  • Jun 9th, 2017 10:54am

Sweet slumber at Safeway | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a sleeping Safeway suspect, a pepper spraying incident, and more.

  • Jun 8th, 2017 3:36pm

Renton Farmers Market opens for the season | GALLERY

The market is open every Tuesday until Sept. 27 from 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Jun 8th, 2017 3:38pm

School district budget hangs on Legislature

School board passes a resolution allowing for a $5 million loan to ensure June payroll.

  • May 31st, 2017 12:25pm

Energize Eastside releases second EIS draft

The 45-day public comment period ends June 21.

  • May 29th, 2017 8:00am

McKnight students raise funds to compete in D.C.

Rose Kelly and Chelsea Davatos won the statewide National History Day competition, and are now heading to the compete in the national stage.

  • May 25th, 2017 8:00am

City leaders discuss immigration issues at town hall

The topic that took the spotlight was the importance of a sanctuary city status.

  • May 17th, 2017 12:22pm

Renton Downtown Partnership organizes inaugural Wine Walk

The event, scheduled for June 9, will highlight 11 regional wines and wineries.

  • May 19th, 2017 5:37pm

Renton police gear up for Teen Peace Fest

The event, scheduled for June 3, aims to “bridge the gap between the community and our police department.”

  • May 12th, 2017 11:48am

Two teenagers stabbed during an altercation

A 16-year-old male and 19-year-old female were transported to the hospital on May 9.

  • May 11th, 2017 4:15pm

La Hacienda reopens after potential norovirus outbreak

The restaurant was temporarily closed on April 27 after reports of people becoming ill.

  • May 8th, 2017 4:40pm

Council authorizes $4 million for new community center

Family First Community Center was proposed by Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin and city of Renton.

  • Apr 27th, 2017 12:10pm

German exchange program builds relationships

The toughest part of teaching a high school language arts class is…

  • Apr 24th, 2017 2:59pm

Angry neighbor with machete | Renton Police Blotter

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. On…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 11:53am

Billing system causes concern with property owners and tenants

Solid waste bills are now sent to property owners, not the tenants.

  • Apr 20th, 2017 8:00am

Police seeks information about armed robbery at Subway

Renton Police Department released a video and is seeking public assistance to identify the suspects.

  • Apr 19th, 2017 3:48pm

Police turn to social media as form of communication

Renton Police Department has started to better utilize Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor to reach residents.

  • Apr 19th, 2017 12:06pm

One injured in a drive-by shooting on Monday

An unknown suspect shot at house multiple times on April 17.

  • Apr 18th, 2017 12:18pm


Saturday will be mostly cloudy with high of 56 and low of 39.

  • Apr 15th, 2017 8:00am

Police release name of 21-year-old man who was found dead in a stairway.

Police are investigating the homicide case that occurred on Monday, April 10.

  • Apr 18th, 2017 12:10pm

Cloudy Saturday, partly sunny Sunday | WEEKEND WEATHER

Saturday is going to be cloudy with likely showers after noon.

  • Apr 8th, 2017 8:00am

Renton city attorney retires after 43 years

Larry Warren began his work at the city in 1974 as a part-time prosecutor.

  • Apr 7th, 2017 7:00am

State of the city continues to be ‘strong’

Law said the future of Renton is “bright” at the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday.

  • Apr 4th, 2017 11:32am

Renton resident thanks first responders who saved her life

The sound of her alarm woke Kathy Grainer a month ago. She…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 10:55am

Renton History Museum opens exhibits about race

Sorting Out Race uses popular culture with racial and ethnic imagery to open a conversation about identity and race. The exhibit opens March 20.

  • Mar 30th, 2017 8:00am