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Reject dishonest vehicle taxes, vote yes on I-976

Taxpayers are getting ripped off, everybody knows it and politicians refuse to fix it. That’s why 352,000 voters signed petitions to get Initiative 976 on… Continue reading

Hazen defeats Kentlake football

Hazen High School faced off against Kentlake High School on Thursday Oct. 10 at their home field. Hazen took home the ‘W’ with the final… Continue reading


Randolph (Randy) Evans born on September 18, 1959 passed away on October 8, 2019 at Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital in Seattle after a long standing… Continue reading


Passed on October 4, 2019 in Renton, WA. Walter Joseph Grieser was born on the family farm in the Thorn Creek area of Latah County,… Continue reading


3/9/1941 – 10/10/2019 Sharon was born in Newberg, Oregon to Henry and Alina Orwig. She passed away in Renton, Washington surrounded by family. She held… Continue reading

Mum’s the word: incorporate this plant into your season displays

If your landscape is not a blaze of autumn glory this week, it may be time to kindle the fire with some fantastic fall plants.… Continue reading

Hazen High School’s male Athlete of the Week

Hazen High School’s Tim Tuemmler, tennis, was chosen as the Renton Reporter’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 11. Q: What was… Continue reading

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for October

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

Hazen High School’s female Athlete of the Week

Hazen High School’s Makena Kiellsen, soccer, was chosen as the Renton Reporter’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 11. Q: What was… Continue reading

Fake website attempts to lure Renton businesses

A fake business claiming to be a part of the Renton Reporter’s Best of Renton campaign is sending emails to local shops and businessowners asking… Continue reading

Letters to the editor

Renton Councilmember, Mayor Law support Armondo Pavone Dear editor, For over 20 years, Armondo Pavone has been an advocate for making Renton a better place… Continue reading

Renton man wins $1.1 million on $6 bet at Muckleshoot Casino

A departure from the usual has lead to a life-changing win for a Renton man. Phani Jampala recently became a millionaire after a recent visit… Continue reading

Renton celebrates homecoming

Renton High School’s football players were cheered on by friends, family and fellow students at its 2019 Homecoming Game on Friday, Oct. 4. Check out… Continue reading

Making sense out of the census

2020 Census Renton needs your participation

Photos by Yuriy Tsupruk for The Renton Reporter.

Hazen battles Mount Rainier

Hazen High School football faced off against Mount Rainier High School during one of the first games of the fall season. Check out some of… Continue reading

Photos by Yuriy Tsupruk for The Renton Reporter.

Passport Day tomorrow, Oct. 5 | King County

Go to Renton to apply or renew your passport.

Letters for the week of Oct. 4

Reader loves our coverage Dear editor, Thanks to you all for keeping the Renton Reporter going. I live in Leisure Estates on Union Avenue South… Continue reading


The world lost a sweet soul when Iris Ann Smith Syjud left us on September 15, 2019, at the wonderful age of 88. Iris was… Continue reading

Shooting near Renton Village

UPDATE: Police say this was not a drive-by shooting.