Leah Abraham

Leah posted 265 stories to Renton Reporter.
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Maple Valley Highway closed due to landslide | UPDATED: One westbound lane open

Westbound traffic is shut down at 140th Way Southeast and and Maple Valley Highway.

  • Feb 16th, 2017 5:21pm

Homeless students in Renton schools increased last year

According an OSPI report, there were 506 homeless students during the 2015-2016 year.

  • Feb 15th, 2017 3:30pm

Dads and daughters celebrate an early Valentine’s Day at dance | GALLERY

The annual Daddy Daughter Dance took place on Feb. 10 at Renton Community Center.

  • Feb 15th, 2017 3:34pm

Police arrest man attempting an early morning burglary

Suspect tried to enter SoundEnd Auto Wrecking on Wednesday morning.

  • Feb 10th, 2017 12:16pm

RTC hosts forum following Trump’s immigration ban

The dialogue series is an opportunity to talk about “very important and under discussed” issues.

  • Feb 9th, 2017 2:19pm

Detective plunges to raise awareness for Special Olympics

LeAnn Whitney is participating in the Seattle Polar Plunge for the fourth time this year.

  • Feb 7th, 2017 10:06am

Sound Transit gives update at Renton council meeting

Sound Transit is moving ahead with their plans to purchase former Sound Ford site.

  • Feb 2nd, 2017 5:25pm

Mayor, RTC president respond to Trump executive orders

In a statement, Law said city employees and police do not check the immigration status of residents.

  • Feb 1st, 2017 3:52pm

8 year old gets wish of a lifetime

Zach Cezar, who underwent surgery for optic glioma, was surprised with a trip the NHL All-Star game.

  • Jan 30th, 2017 12:06pm

Lindbergh girls bowling beat Renton Tuesday

Renton and Lindbergh faced off Tuesday for the final regular season match.…

  • Jan 19th, 2017 3:33pm

Renton High School student is collecting stuffed animals for local police departments

Toys aren’t just for play. They’re also a useful tool for law…

  • Jan 19th, 2017 2:48pm

Relay for Life kicks off next week, Pima Medical hosts open house and other community news this week

Relay for Life Renton kickoff is Jan. 25 The American Cancer Society…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 3:31pm

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Beauty is pain, but it can also be green. One Renton salon…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 3:28pm

Renton students celebrate MLK Day | GALLERY

Students across RSD commemorated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. last week.

  • Jan 17th, 2017 12:08pm

Talbot Hill students elect new leaders | GALLERY

Talbot Hill Elementary MicroSociety inaugurated its newest set of student leaders last week.

  • Jan 16th, 2017 11:10am

RPD seeks assistance in identifying armed robbery suspects

Two male suspects stole gold and diamonds on Jan. 7 from Gold and Silver Traders.

  • Jan 10th, 2017 12:38pm

Renton Police Department responds to drive-by shootings

Renton Police Department had their hands full right before New Year’s Day as reports came in about a drive-by shooting and car chase that turned into an accident.

  • Jan 5th, 2017 3:26pm

Metro bus shooting and $20,000 felony warrant | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a suspect who shoots a gun inside a Metro bus and an AM PM robbery.

  • Dec 31st, 2016 12:50pm

Bloody nose and a false statement | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes fraudulent money at a casino, a purse snatch and an armed robbery.

  • Dec 26th, 2016 10:00am

Boundary adjustment at Renton School District

RSD found a “gray area” in the proposed boundary that affected 19 families for the next school year.

  • Dec 23rd, 2016 11:15am

Police looking for help identifying shooting suspects

RPD is seeking public assistance to identify suspects in the Dec. 21 hookah lounge shooting.

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 3:14pm

Ringing the bells of giving back to the community

This bell-ringing Santa says that before prison, he used to be a taker, not a giver.

  • Dec 25th, 2016 9:39pm

Building relationships one slice at a time

Officer Kerkhoff is building relationships with Renton High students through pizza and chit-chat.

  • Dec 19th, 2016 9:30am

That’s still not his TV or booze | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes an insistent TV thief and a regular (but perhaps dangerous) shoplifter.

  • Dec 18th, 2016 11:30am

Possible half-inch snow on Saturday | WEEKEND WEATHER

Don’t be fooled if it’s partly sunny on Saturday. There’s still a chance of snow fall.

  • Dec 17th, 2016 8:00am

7-year-old’s video advances to national competition

PTA raising money to send “Reflections” program winner to Washington, D.C. for awards ceremony.

  • Dec 16th, 2016 11:00am

Metro shooter pleads not guilty

Faisal Guled Adan was arrested after fatally shooting 27-year-old Ahmed Mohamed Sheikah

  • Dec 19th, 2016 10:22am

Salvation Army food bank again facing shortage as holidays approach

Fewer bell-ringing volunteers and empty shelves as holidays near cause concern

  • Dec 15th, 2016 1:30pm

Clothes bank and feeding program to move to former Chamber building

The city is putting on its Santa Hat and fulfilling Christmas miracles for two local services.

  • Dec 14th, 2016 3:02pm

Students learn programming basics during ‘Hour of Code’

Schools across RSD participated in a program that taught students computer coding and programming.

  • Dec 12th, 2016 10:33am

Organization helps seniors prep homes for winter

Rebuilding Together Seattle helped repair three Renton residents’s homes in time for winter.

  • Dec 12th, 2016 11:05am

No more snow this weekend | WEEKEND WEATHER

It’s going to be a cloudy Saturday with likely showers. High near 44 and low around 39.

  • Dec 10th, 2016 8:00am

Clothing bank losing lease at current location at the end of the month

The clothes bank has to vacate their downtown spot by Dec. 31. They haven’t found a new location yet.

  • Dec 8th, 2016 12:04pm

Teenage dancer pirouettes behind parents’s footsteps

Danil Zinovyev of Renton stars in Emerald Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker” as the Nutcracker.

  • Dec 6th, 2016 1:20pm

Winter storm watch on Monday evening | WEATHER UPDATE

National Weather Service is calling for a low of 30 on Monday evening with a chance of snow showers.

  • Dec 5th, 2016 4:17pm

2016 Ivar’s Clam Lights | GALLERY

Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park lit up the dark sky on Dec. 2 at the annual Ivar’s Clam Lights.

  • Dec 5th, 2016 2:14pm

Hazen jazz band releases album online

Proceeds from sale of five-song recording will benefit marching band

  • Dec 3rd, 2016 10:00am

Potential snow showers ahead | WEEKEND WEATHER

The National Weather Service is calling for likely snow showers on Sunday and Monday.

  • Dec 3rd, 2016 8:00am

Bundle up for Downtown Tree Lighting | WEEKEND WEATHER

It’s going to be a cloudy Saturday with likely rain. High near 49 and low around 40.

  • Nov 26th, 2016 8:00am

From the dojo to the spotlight

Karate teacher Andrew Ratliff stars in the new feature-length movie “Loss.”

  • Nov 28th, 2016 1:09pm