Tracey Compton

Renton’s Gluten Free Studios ready to make their mark

You might have seen some of the firm’s work in a series of videos for Microsoft’s Surface in the “Click It and Do More” campaign.

 

Skyway Solutions searches for community identity

Organizers have been busy since October, hosting open houses and stationing themselves at different points within the communities to get feedback through surveys.

 

Book it: New library ready to be checked out

The event begins at 9:30 a.m., with a barbecue scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Liberty Park, hosted by the City of Renton.

 

State, district reviewing scores, refusals on state tests

The Renton School District had 256 confirmed parent refusals for the English Language Arts SBA and 217 for the math portion among students in the third through eighth grades and 11th grade

‘Cheers’ to take over empty bar space downtown

Space formerly occupied by A Terrible Beauty being renovated to make way for Pierce County chain's first venture into King County.

Arts Unlimited cancels this summer’s Art Walk

Group plans expanded event next year, continuing monthly art walks and Eruption of Art.

ARTfarm gives city kids a hands-on farm experience

Skyway and West Hill youth are building chicken coops to learn about healthy food through an art project. It's called ARTfarm and the chicken coops will be auctioned off at an upcoming event with proceeds benefiting the youth.

Nick Deonigi brings pop, rock to Vino at The Landing

The Renton Reporter recently interviewed Renton singer and songwriter Nick Deonigi in a question-and- answer session. He will be playing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, at Vino at The Landing.

Cause of downtown fire still undetermined

Investigators were, however, able to determine that the fire started in a back office area of the restaurant Afghan Cuisine.

State Board of Education to set new graduation scores for SBAC

The Washington State Board of Education will meet next week at Education Service District 113 in Tumwater to establish minimum scores for graduation on several state assessments.

No one injured in house fire on Benson Hill

Renton firefighters responded to a house fire Thursday morning in the Benson Hill neighborhood, with no occupants inside, according to the Renton fire department.

Highlands residents use online service to connect to neighbors

These days it seems you’re more likely to “Friend Request” a neighbor online than visit them with baked goods. One San Francisco company understands that and is linking neighbors online to foster community. The service is called Nextdoor and residents in the Renton Highlands have signed up.

New utility box wraps add color to downtown

Renton has a new beautification and anti-graffiti project for downtown utility boxes and it comes by way of Renton High School 2015 graduate Jason Vo.

Downtown fire claims three businesses | SLIDESHOW

An early morning fire destroyed three business at the corner of Main Ave. S. and Bronson Way in Renton on July 23.

UPDATED: Two-alarm fire destroys downtown building

According to firefighters, the blaze began around 4:45 a.m. and burned through the building which contains the Afghan Cuisine restaurant and a handful of other businesses.

Get Quacking: It’s time for the 30th annual Renton River Days

The big parade starts at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 25 and travels down South Third Street from Shattuck Avenue to Liberty Park.

Triple Treat Band plays Shuga Jazz Bistro

The Renton Reporter recently caught up with Dwain Bickham the band leader of the Triple Treat Band for a question and answer session. The Triple Treat Band will play at 8:30 p.m., July 24, Friday at Shuga Jazz Bistro, 317 Main Ave., Renton.

New music classes still in need of instruments

Two Renton High School music teachers hope to engage students musically through new guitar and keyboard classes at the school this fall.

Family brings unique cuisine home to Renton

The concept to pair Indian food with Nepali food crystallized when Singh and Bogati became a pair and decided to marry.

Just for kicks: Renton’s first adult kickball league gets rolling

The City of Renton’s Community Services Department has added an adult kickball co-ed league to its roster of sports this season. Games are being played on Fridays at Liberty Park in downtown Renton and Kennydale Lions Park.