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Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Jay Inslee had a chance recently to face his muggers. He didn’t show up. It would have been interesting to see if he’s ready to… Continue reading

 

‘Butterfly effect’ brings change, good or bad, in all our lives

“Predictability: Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set a tornado in Texas?” (Scholarpedia.org: “The Butterfly Effect”) In 1972, American meteorologist Edward N.… Continue reading

 

Bring Fido and a can of food to support local animal shelters

“You Lucky Dog!” is more than an expression, it’s an event in Renton this weekend to support pets. At this free event, folks can bring… Continue reading

 

Photos courtesy of Renton Martial Arts Center.

Local students shine at martial arts tournament

After training all summer, six Renton kids went to Las Vegas to show off their martial arts skills. Chloe Austin, Madelyn Pursell, Lincoln Jasinski, Truman… Continue reading

Photos courtesy of Renton Martial Arts Center.

Hazen student recognized for track achievements

Olivia Conklin finished third school last year at the Washington State Multi Event Championships (Heptathlon). This is where all the top high school athletes in… Continue reading

Renton Schools Foundation to host gala

To celebrate 10 years and welcome a new executive director, the Renton Schools Foundation is hosting a black tie birthday gala Saturday, Sept. 21. Since… Continue reading

Local Jewish cultural center celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year at the beginning of each fall, has a central symbol: the shofar. The item is a ram’s horn instrument… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Stephanie Martz

Each week The Renton Reporter highlights exceptional student athletes

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Ben Walter

Each week The Renton Reporter highlights exceptional student athletes

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Taylor Marks

Each week The Renton Reporter highlights exceptional student athletes

Our weekly poll

The November General Election is approaching, what is your top concern?… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

Reader wishes more council members were responsive Dear editor, Our council members have a lot of demands on their time, from various department meetings, public… Continue reading

JOHN VICTOR JANDERS

John Victor Janders died peacefully surrounded by family on September 5th, 2019 at the age of 85. John was born in Renton, WA, on June… Continue reading

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                Football season is back. In a cross-town rivalry game, the Lindbergh Eagles and Hazen Highlanders went head-to-head Friday, Sept. 6 at Renton Memorial Stadium. Away-team Highlanders held the win, 36-14.

Cross-town game starts football season

Highlanders take the win over the Eagles

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                Football season is back. In a cross-town rivalry game, the Lindbergh Eagles and Hazen Highlanders went head-to-head Friday, Sept. 6 at Renton Memorial Stadium. Away-team Highlanders held the win, 36-14.
Photo courtesy Renton Police Department. A car rollover on Mill Avenue South led to a frightening sight— a fire hydrant went right through the driver’s side window. Despite the poor luck of landing on the hydrant, the driver did not sustain serious injuries.

A close call — Driver not seriously injured after impaling car

Photo courtesy Renton Police Department. A car rollover on Mill Avenue South led to a frightening sight— a fire hydrant went right through the driver’s… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Renton Police Department. A car rollover on Mill Avenue South led to a frightening sight— a fire hydrant went right through the driver’s side window. Despite the poor luck of landing on the hydrant, the driver did not sustain serious injuries.

RICHARD E. HILZER

Richard E. Hilzer, age 83 entered into rest at his home in Auburn, WA on Thursday, August 29, 2019. He was born August 11, 1936… Continue reading

RICHARD “DICK” VANORNAM

Dick VanOrnam passed peacefully on July 27th at Valley Medical Center following a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sheila who… Continue reading

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Did Inslee’s 12-word veto cross the line?

OLYMPIA — When Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a 12-word sentence in the transportation budget in May, he knew what he was doing was without precedent… Continue reading

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Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 6

Reader argues for Renton’s inclusivity Dear Editor, With all my respect, I am responding to the letter from Sophia Vackimes published last Friday that questions… Continue reading

PATRICIA ANNETTE WEBER

Patricia Annette Weber passed away in her home on September 3, 2019, in Renton, WA at the age of 75. She was the precious wife… Continue reading