Leah Abraham

Leah posted 343 stories to Renton Reporter.
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Kennydale fire station to cost an extra $800K

The capital budget for the 7,500 square-foot fire station was initially estimated at $5.5 million.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 8:00am

Alcohol Impact Area ordinance results not as expected

According to Renton police, there hasn’t been a decline in service calls during the six month voluntary ban.

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:42pm

WSP seeks public assistance to identify hit-and-run suspect who left four injured

The collision occurred Sept. 9 on I-405 South near SR 167.

  • Sep 14th, 2017 1:09pm

Homeless man charged with four counts of arson, bail set at $250K

James Goad allegedly set multiple fires in Renton, Tukwila and unincorporated King County.

  • Sep 13th, 2017 12:14pm

RenCon: The return of the geekdom

The convention, a celebration of everything geeky and nerdy, is Sept. 16-17.

  • Sep 11th, 2017 8:00am

Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips

Most of the layoffs were administrative and shared service support positions.

  • Sep 1st, 2017 8:00am

Risdon Middle School open for education

The new home of nearly 800 Timberwolves, located in Newcastle, opened its doors Aug. 30.

  • Aug 30th, 2017 11:56am

Officers provide welfare check on elderly woman | POLICE BLOTTER

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

  • Aug 24th, 2017 9:00am

Family First Community Center receives $3 million

The community center is one step closer to becoming a reality.

  • Aug 18th, 2017 10:04am

Man reports his guns with swastikas were stolen | BLOTTER

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

  • Aug 17th, 2017 12:28pm

September trial date set for martial arts studio owner

Before the September court date, an omnibus hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25

  • Aug 17th, 2017 12:13pm

Renton City Council bans illegal substance safe injection sites

Members unanimously passed a resolution banning sites in city limits and urban growth areas.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 1:54pm

Racing for solutions: City of Renton looks to combat illegal street racing

“Renton is a big hub because Renton has some great locations to race.”

  • Aug 11th, 2017 8:00am

Revenge of the ex-girlfriend | BLOTTER

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

  • Aug 14th, 2017 1:29pm

Renton teens compete in world orienteering championship

Tyra and Siri Christopherson competed in the sport that combines navigation, map reading and decision making.

  • Aug 7th, 2017 3:00pm

National Night Out 2017 | VIDEO

Renton’s 10th annual National Night Out was held Aug. 1 at Tiffany…

  • Aug 4th, 2017 6:36pm

She did WHAT in front of the coffee shop? | BLOTTER

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

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:10pm

Renton City Council candidate explains delay of financial filings | ELECTIONS

Diane Dobson, council candidate for position No. 2, did not file any financial reports with PDC until earlier this week.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 3:21pm

City Center Community plan amendments address property concerns

Proposed improvements to the Cedar River trail utilizes only city-owned property and right-of-way.

  • Jul 27th, 2017 1:15pm

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