Leah Abraham

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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

Sunny Easter | WEEKEND WEATHER

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

Current levy cliff for school districts extended until 2019

The new law saves an estimated $358 for districts statewide and nearly $11 million for Renton.

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Shawn Daly bids adieu to senior center after 36 years | SENIOR LIVING

After heading the Renton Senior Activity Center since 1981, Daly will retire next month.

  • Mar 27th, 2017 8:00am

More spring showers this weekend |WEEKEND WEATHER

Saturday is going to be rainy with high of 53 and low of 40.

  • Mar 25th, 2017 8:00am

Case of the stolen fanny pack | POLICE BLOTTER

A woman had her fanny pack stolen on Feb. 22 at the…

  • Mar 25th, 2017 8:00am

Random shooting injures one woman on Wednesday

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and is now in stable condition.

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 12:16pm

Partial closure at Main Avenue South intersection passes

City Council passed a resolution for a partial closure, rather than a full closure, at the intersection.

  • Mar 24th, 2017 8:00am

RHS Multicultural Show 2017 | GALLERY

Renton shows of its talent and diversity at the annual Multicultural Show on March 17.

  • Mar 20th, 2017 1:49pm

Rainy Saturday, mostly sunny Sunday | WEEKEND WEATHER

Saturday is going to be rainy, with high near 48 and low around 37.

  • Mar 18th, 2017 8:00am

Dog attacks 87-year-old man | POLICE BLOTTER

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

  • Mar 17th, 2017 12:24pm

Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes celebrates 10 years

The dream of the shop started in a prayer closet over a decade ago.

  • Mar 17th, 2017 12:22pm

Main Avenue South project raises concern

The plan to change Main Avenue South to a two-way street might take a detour and businesses might be affected.

  • Mar 16th, 2017 8:00am

Rainy weekend ahead | WEEKEND WEATHER

Saturday is going to be rainy with high of 50 and low of 45.

  • Mar 11th, 2017 1:55pm

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas and FBI special agent release latest information on alleged hate crime | Press Conference Video

Police offering $6,000 reward to find suspect in shooting of man who is a member of Sikh religion.

  • Mar 9th, 2017 8:17pm

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas and FBI special agent release latest information on alleged hate crime | Press Conference Video

Police offering $6,000 reward to find suspect in shooting of man who is a member of Sikh religion.

  • Mar 9th, 2017 7:31pm

Oh, deer | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes an unfortunate visit at Cascade Park, a bad tip to a waiter and more.

  • Mar 8th, 2017 3:18pm

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to host interfaith dialogue series

Sally Carlson, a deacon at St. Luke’s Episcopal church, says she’s in…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017 12:42pm

Renton is ‘inclusive’ but not yet a sanctuary city

Members of ‘Renton Resist’ asked City Council on Monday to adopt the label of sanctuary city.

  • Mar 1st, 2017 3:24pm

Don’t block the intersection | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s police blotter includes a driver under the influence, a stolen laptop bag and more.

  • Feb 23rd, 2017 4:52pm

Homestead receives $500,000 grant for Sunset revitalization

The grant from JPMorgan Chase will be used to create 12 units of affordable housing.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 3:02pm

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