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See the Nutcracker on ice Dec. 22

The Kent Valley Figure Skating Club is presenting Our Very Own Nutcracker On Ice at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 22.

 

Do’s and don’ts for buying poinsettias and hellebores as gifts

The second week of December is time to buy potted poinsettias and hellebores as gift plants.

 

Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra with director Alexei Girsh rehearses on stage. (Courtesy image)

Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra to perform Dec. 17

The winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 at Carco Theatre.

 

Holiday events at the Landing

From now until Christmas Eve, enjoy the various events for the whole family at the Renton Landing.

New Masonic Lodge officers sworn in for 2018 term

St. Andrew’s Masonic Lodge held its installation of officers on Nov. 29.

Savory pies for the holiday season | IN THE KITCHEN

Pies can be sweet and savory. We try out spicy pork pie and leftover Thanksgiving pie recipes.

  • Dec 6, 2017

11 facts about Christmas trees for this holiday season

Did you know Oregon and Washington produce nearly one-third of all Christmas trees harvested each year?

  • Dec 6, 2017

First Santa photography business continues to capture his magic within the community

Arthur & Associates Holiday Photographers claims to be the first to take portraits of children with department store Santas.

Renton teenager belts glass-shattering notes

Jessica Zemanek, 13, may look like a shy and quiet teenager, until she sings

Seattle Film Summit has expanded

The summit starts Saturday, Dec. 9 at Hyatt Regency Lake Washington.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Local students join Rainier Youth Choirs

Twelve members of the Rainier Youth Choirs were accepted to sing as part of an Honor Choir at the NW American Choral Directors Association conference… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Deadline for the League of Extraordinary Givers nominations is Dec. 8

A ceremony on Feb. 15, 2018 will be held to induct the newest members.

  • Nov 29, 2017

5 tips for selecting Medicare coverage before December deadline

Annual enrollment deadline is Dec. 7.

  • Nov 28, 2017
From left, Stephanie Penney Heidi Schumacher and Katie Horelick were selected as November’s Teachers of the Month. (Courtesy photos)

November Teachers of the Month

As part of their commitment to education, and to celebrate teachers in the Renton School District, each month members of Rotary Club of Renton selects… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017
From left, Stephanie Penney Heidi Schumacher and Katie Horelick were selected as November’s Teachers of the Month. (Courtesy photos)

Hazen Players gear up for fall play ‘Pillow Talk’

Performances start 7 p.m., Nov 30 at Hazen High School Performing Arts Center.

Thor isn’t relatable, but worth streaming | REVIEW

“The motivation… for the villain are so underdeveloped the audience doesn’t grow to fear or understand them.”

  • Nov 26, 2017

A Thanksgiving as sweet as apple pie

Try out ‘Ginny and Alaina’s old fashioned apple pie’ this holiday season.

On a mission to feed every hungry belly

Renton businesswoman Monique Edwards started a lunch box service to feed hungry students.

Documentary seeks answers to life’s big questions

Monica Nevi’s documentary series “80 for 80” will premiere 5:30 p.m., Nov. 18 at Carco Theatre.

Anti-bullying event at the library

The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 18 at Renton Library.

  • Nov 16, 2017