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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

Write this down, take a little note then send it to the editor

The Reporter is looking for guest opinion writers

Should childhood vaccination be mandatory?

Should childhood vaccination be mandatory?… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019

BRUCE R. NIELSEN

January 30, 1946 - May 15, 2019 Bruce Nielsen was born in Montana but grew up in Renton, Wash. He attended Renton High School and… Continue reading

Hazen soccer heads to state

A week ago, Hazen High School was licking their wounds after a 3-0 loss to Decatur in a North Puget Sound League (NPSL) seeding game.… Continue reading

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Deven Brown

Lindbergh High School MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Deven Brown, Junior Boys’ Track and Field Coach Jef Rettmann: Why does this student deserve to be… Continue reading

A historic era ends, another begins

The Frank Chopp era is over. Washington’s longest-serving speaker of the state House of Representatives quietly exited on Friday from the seat of power he… Continue reading

PAULINE RUTH (TAUBMAN) BLUE

Pauline Ruth (Taubman) Blue, a resident of Renton for 55 years, passed away April 4, 2019 at the age of 83. She was born October… Continue reading

Readers are invited to discuss the future of the paper over coffee

Danielle Chastaine takes over as the new editor of the Renton / Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Are you pleased with the work of the recently completed state legislative session?

Are you pleased with the work of the recently completed state legislative session?… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

STEADMAN FRANKLIN DICKSON JR.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 Steadman (Frank) Dickson, loving husband and father of two children and two granddaughters, passed away at age 75. Frank was born… Continue reading

CHESLEY D. HILL

Chesley D. Hill, of Santa Barbara, California, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Her exuberant spirit survived until… Continue reading

I’ll miss Doug Baldwin the player, but I’ll miss the man more

I witnessed ‘Contemplative Doug,’ not ‘Angry Doug,’ in my time covering the Seahawks.

Vote for the Renton Reporter’s Athletes of the Year

Online contest features Renton, Hazen, Lindbergh and Liberty high school students.

Richard Elfers is a columnist, a former Enumclaw City Council member and a Green River College professor.

Thank Zenger and a strong-willed jury for freedom of the press

“No democracy has existed in the modern world without the existence of a free press. Newspapers and pamphlets allow for the exchange of ideas and… Continue reading

Richard Elfers is a columnist, a former Enumclaw City Council member and a Green River College professor.

Seattle Mist open women’s football season

Against Omaha Heart at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Democrats didn’t quite run the entire table

Democratic lawmakers greeted the end of the 2019 legislative session with warm embraces, wide smiles, and for some, irrepressible joy. There was no visible residual… Continue reading

Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, “Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad” at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S. Courtesy photo

Upcoming events: Pacific Coast Railroad history lesson; coffee with Renton cops

Symphony: Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Masterworks Concert will highlight Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 Op. 36 and Jonathan Bailey Holland’s Shards of Serenity at 7:30… Continue reading

Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, “Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad” at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S. Courtesy photo

RHONDA SPICKNALL

A lifelong resident of Skyway, Rhonda passed away on April 5 at the age of 51. Born on April 13, 1967, she was a graduate… Continue reading