Leah Abraham

Dismantling racism requires radical patience | OUR CORNER

The other day my friend, a POC (person of color), had to explain to his friend, a white woman, why using the N-word wasn’t acceptable.… Continue reading

Skyway VFW encourages students to participate in essay contest

Prizes and scholarships are awarded at a post, district, state and national level.

A McDispute at McDonald’s | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. A woman contacted the police on Sept. 24 to report a dispute she had… Continue reading

City of Renton gears up for mid-biennium budget adjustments

Council members will deliberate and vote on various budget-related ordinances and resolutions next month.

Renton teen helps RPD reunite lost toddler to family

Tania Avila, sophomore at Renton High School, received a letter of appreciation from Renton Police Department.

Suspect climbs up to a balcony, attempts to steal bike | KCSO BLOTTER

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY • On Sept. 30, a woman reported she heard a voice from her apartment complex and said she was scared to look outside.… Continue reading

Renton Police Department takes public on a virtual ride-along

Take a ride with the police, right from the comfort of your home.

Man stabbed and robbed in apartment complex stairwell | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. Officers were contacted on Sept. 18 to reports of an active robbery occurring at… Continue reading

House bill requires city to change business tax structure

City officials are looking into how HB 2005 will affect the way businesses pay B&O and head taxes.

Local artist creates outdoor gallery

Adrienne La Faye installed the gallery on the alley wall of Smoking Monkey Pizza.

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.

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.

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.

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.

RenCon: The return of the geekdom

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

Providence hands out nearly 200 pink slips

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

Risdon Middle School open for education

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

Officers provide welfare check on elderly woman | POLICE BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. An officer was dispatched on July 27 to a condo on 119th Lane Southeast… Continue reading

Family First Community Center receives $3 million

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

Man reports his guns with swastikas were stolen | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. A 74-year-old man reported on July 24 that his home on the 200 block… Continue reading