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Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing reached a significant milestone — it produced its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 plant in Renton on the… Continue reading

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant opens gym in Renton

LaTaunya Witherspoon is the owner of the new gym SpoonFed Training located at 2000 Benson Road South.

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

Learning from Ireland: Cleaner, greener and more prosperous

“The Irish learned that not only do visitors want good entertainment and welcoming people, but they want uncluttered communities, shores, and country side as well.”

Washington state Parks to hire aides for summer

Applications are open now through August.

  • Mar 5, 2018
Raina Labrum plays with her dog, Riven, right, as well as Daisy, center, and Poby, left, at Piper’s Playground indoor dog park in Federal Way. Heidi Sanders, the Mirror

Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs

Federal Way’s first indoor dog park opened Jan. 18.

Raina Labrum plays with her dog, Riven, right, as well as Daisy, center, and Poby, left, at Piper’s Playground indoor dog park in Federal Way. Heidi Sanders, the Mirror

South Korea success goes beyond Olympics

“Give the South Koreans credit for overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to pull the games off.”

Resume-writing rules to break — and ones you should not

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue.

King County Career Fair set for March 5 in Bellevue

The free event will feature dozens of top employers from region.

Military leaders can transform education

“They are good at sizing up situations, take calculated risks and work to find plausible solutions.”

25th annual Rampathon accepting free mobility ramp applications

MBAKS members and community volunteers head to home sites to build ramps during May for free.

  • Feb 16, 2018

Deadline to nominate your favorite Renton educator is approaching

Cast your 2018 Ahead of the Class nominations by midnight, Feb. 16.

  • Feb 14, 2018

Carbon tax in Washington state versus B.C.

“The key question is if Washington’s carbon tax is simply an added way to fund state government.”

Several Renton businesses to exhibit at Seattle Home Show

The Seattle Home Show kicks off Feb. 17 at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle.

  • Feb 7, 2018

Beijing-based restaurant coming to Southport in September

Black Rooster is a Chinese fine dining restaurant that is focused on the use of fresh, local ingredients.

  • Feb 6, 2018

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington added to AAA’s Four Diamond award list.

The other hotels that made the list include W Bellevue, Inn at the Market and Motif Seattle.

  • Feb 1, 2018

North Korean guest workers booted

“What is going in North Korea ought to be a lesson to all of us.”

NFIB to host Small Business Day at the Capitol Feb. 1

Sen. Guy Palumbo will give the luncheon keynote address.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Eyes on Renton breakfast is Feb. 7

The event is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Job fair for Renton Sam’s Club employees scheduled for Jan. 24

About 63 Sam’s Club locations around the nation, including the one in Renton, will close permanently in March.

China’s new policy cuts deep into recycling

What are the implications of China’s “national sword” policy that bans many recyclable materials it traditionally imported?