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Organization helps seniors prep homes for winter

Rebuilding Together Seattle helped repair three Renton residents’s homes in time for winter.

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Hellebores are the perfect perennial for Western Washington | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

“Winter is here and so are the blooms on hellebore plants.”

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Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor collects toys for children in need

Chancellor brought his fifth annual toy drive to the Landing on Dec. 2.

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PSE offers tips to stay warm, save energy

With low temperatures predicted in the 20s, it’s tempting to crank up the thermostat, but…

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Teenage dancer pirouettes behind parents’s footsteps

Danil Zinovyev of Renton stars in Emerald Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker” as the Nutcracker.

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Sheriff, county council unveil memorial for fallen deputies

Sixteen remembered and honored during Friday ceremony

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Five things to know about poinsettia plants | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

‘Tis the season to gift someone a poinsettia plant, according to Marianne Binetti.

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Promoting health and early literacy

Renton Pediatrics is giving their patients free books to promote early literacy.

  • Dec 4th, 2016
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December Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary Club of Renton has selected their Youth of the Month for December

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REMINDER: Annual Clam Lights opening night is tonight

Mayor Denis law will flip the switch at 7 p.m.; lights open nightly through Jan. 1

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Renton kicks off holiday season with tree lighting, Santa arrival | PHOTO GALLERY

Hundreds of residents attened the event, which featured entertainment at the Piazza Pavillion.

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Trenchers hosting Toy Drive with Kam Chancellor on Friday

Guests are asked to bring and donate safe, non-violent toys for boys and girls.

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Growing Together | GALLERY

Volunteers plant greenery at the Cedar Grove Natural Area.

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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From the dojo to the spotlight

Karate teacher Andrew Ratliff stars in the new feature-length movie “Loss.”

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Give thanks to the Pacific Northwest | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti shares numerous reasons why we should be thankful to live in the Pacific Northwest.

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November Teachers of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for November

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Dragon Lady’s sculptures go from Renton to worldwide recognition | THE CREATIVE SIDE

Kim Beaton is sculpting a new path for artists with her new, non-toxic clay called Pal Tiya.

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REMINDER: Tree lighting and Santa arrival is this Saturday

Annual event is part of Small Business Saturday downtown.

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Tips to keep you kitchen fire-free this holiday

Most home cooking fires are the result of the range or stove being left unattended.

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Seniors Early Thanksgiving Luncheon | GALLERY

Renton Senior Activity Center hosted an Early Thanksgiving Luncheon on Oct. 18.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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City seeking candidates for Senior Advisory Committee

Members serve without compensation and must be able to attend meetings.

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Acheive that red-and-gold autumn glow with azaleas | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

As November moves in it is a good time to take notes about what grew well and what didn’t.

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Renton councilwoman uses theater to combat bullying

Carol Ann Witschi’s ‘Drama Kids’ program draws on personal experience.

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President Obama responds to Renton teen’s letter

Thomas Tran’s environmental concerns resonated with the president

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REMINDER: Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar is this weekend

The Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar and Gift Show is Nov. 18 - Nov. 19 at Renton Community Center.

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Veteran couple transforming horse farm into therapy for fellow vets with PTSD | UPDATED with contact info

Studies have shown that horse therapy can help with communication, confidence and decrease isolation

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Tips for America Recycles Day from Republic Services

These three simple steps will help to reduce contamination and improve the economics of recycling.

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Still time to plant spring bulbs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti answers questions about poor soil quality and eating mushrooms.

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Cerebral palsy has nothing on this published author

Despite her cerebral palsy, Megan Hickerson chases her dream of being an author.

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Sixth annual ‘I Love the Cedar River’ meeting set for Nov. 16

This annual meeting provides a state-of-the-river update for the community.

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Police offer free disposal of unwanted and expired medicines

Secure kiosk on first floor of city hall accessible during business hours

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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November Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary members recognize three RSD high school students each month as Youth of the Month.

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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Teen pop star releases second, personal album

Kaedyn Kashmir, 16, recently released her second album “Coming Home.”

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10th grader educates leaders on power of data

Jennifer Fernandez, sophomore at Renton Prep, copresented about power of data at STEM Summit 4.0.

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Forcing growth makes shrubs vulnerable to winter damage | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Binetti answers questions about moving fall plants out of their pots and adding lime to lawn.

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Renton Rotary and CISR provide nearly 530 coats to children

Rotary Club of Renton and Communities in Schools Renton joined together to provide coats for kids.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016
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A spooky weekend of Halloween events

Halloween is just around the corner and there’s a frightening amount of events happening in the city.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Holiday Craft Bazaar at senior center Oct. 29

The bazaar will feature handmade crafts for sale made by Renton area residents who are 50 and over.

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Halloween-themed plants and flowers to ‘spook’ up your garden | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti shares how you can make your garden spooky, just in time for Halloween.

  • Oct 31st, 2016

Halloween-themed plants and flowers to ‘spook’ up your garden

This week, Marianne Binetti shares how you can make your garden spooky, just in time for Halloween.