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Standing up to sexual assault – A letter to our Renton community

Earlier this month, we all learned about a sexual assault that took place in downtown Renton, a part of the city King County Sexual Assault… Continue reading

Let’s hear it for the graduates

The Renton Reporter wants to wish all of the 2019 graduates from Renton and beyond good luck and congratulations! We are excited to see what… Continue reading

Elizabeth Selberg holding her award she received from the 17th Annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards.
                                Photo courtesy of Emma Austin.

A rising star from Renton – Student earns 5th Ave award

Renton High School’s Elizabeth Selberg earns special honors for performance

Elizabeth Selberg holding her award she received from the 17th Annual 5th Avenue Theatre Awards.
                                Photo courtesy of Emma Austin.

Separate the rotten from the ripe

Community pages can do better to spread information, and not libel

Letters to the editor for the week of June 14

Reader responds to other reader about leaded fuel Dear editor, I would like to respond to last week’s letter to the editor titled “Lead Emissions… Continue reading

Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.
                                 Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.
                                 Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.

Honoring heritage and achievement

Native American seniors from Renton were celebrated in a special ceremony

Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.
                                 Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.
                                 Native American story teller and musician Paul Cheokten Wagner music & art provided music and stories at Renton School’s celebration of Native American graduates. Photo courtesy of Renton Schools.

Renton schools awarded for improvements

In an effort to be more equitable, Washington state offered three Renton schools a chance to shine. Bryn Mawr Elementary School, Campbell Hill Elementary School… Continue reading

How often do you walk or ride a bike in place of driving a car?

How often do you walk or ride a bike in place of driving a car?… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

LLOYD “RALEIGH” RIDDLE

Lloyd “Raleigh” Riddle of Renton died peacefully in his home on May 29, 2019 at 12:15pm. He was surrounded by his loving wife and family.… Continue reading

Teen arrested in “brutal” rape case from Renton

Teen turned himself into police a day after photos were shared

Don Erickson, pictured here, is the current leader at the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Photo courtesy of United States Bowling Congress.

He could have called it quits, but now he’s the area’s top bowler

Don Erickson is he current leader at the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships

Don Erickson, pictured here, is the current leader at the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Photo courtesy of United States Bowling Congress.

Readers discuss the real affect of lead and traffic in downtown Renton

Letters to the editor for the week of June 7, 2019

Photo by Evyson Beasley. Jodi Novotny, Renton Technical College (RTC) dean of College and Career Pathways; Mayor Denis Law, and RTC President Kevin McCarthy officially launch the downtown RTC center.

Technical college cuts the ribbon on a new center

Downtown extension will offer classes and faculty space

Photo by Evyson Beasley. Jodi Novotny, Renton Technical College (RTC) dean of College and Career Pathways; Mayor Denis Law, and RTC President Kevin McCarthy officially launch the downtown RTC center.

Come on reader, light my fire

Great conversations at coffee event inspire us to do better for readers

SHEILA GAIL VANORNAM (GROOM)

Born September 20th, 1938 in Oakesdale, Washington, passed peacefully on May 24th, 2019 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s and a stroke. Sheila lived in… Continue reading

BARBARA ANN ERICKSON TOBIN

1929-2019 Our loving mother, grandmother, and devoted and adventurous friend Barbara passed into God’s loving arm’s with family present, on January 11th, 2019. She was… Continue reading

From Renton Police Department. Photos of the alleged suspect in the rape and assault of a 31-year-old women at the 200 block of Mill Avenue Renton.

Woman assaulted, raped near Liberty Park in Renton

Suspects turned themselves in after multiple public tips to police

From Renton Police Department. Photos of the alleged suspect in the rape and assault of a 31-year-old women at the 200 block of Mill Avenue Renton.

Renton Farmers Market opens on June 4

The market features fresh local produce and fruits, as well as entertainment and demonstrations

Letters to the editor for the week of Friday, May 31

Why isn’t the city asking for federal funding? Dear editor, I read the article on the lack of sidewalks in the city of Renton last… Continue reading

Do you think south Renton needs more parks?

Do you think south Renton needs more parks?… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019