The Widow: a Review of ‘Love After Love’

The Plot: Following the death of their father, two sons deal with the trials of their own lives while watching their mother explore new beginnings… Continue reading


Early spring to do list starts with getting outside

On your to do list this week should be to bait for slugs, plant dahlias, cabbage, radish, spinach, potatoes and other cool season crops, feed… Continue reading


Renton’s parkrun has seen success

Nearly 1,000 people have participated in this weekly, free 5K.


“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t look like your parents, either. You go to different churches, eat different things,… Continue reading

Why plant from seed? More choices and lower cost

The second week of April means you still have time to start warm-season flowers and vegetables from seed for setting out into the garden this… Continue reading

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Auditions for ‘Honk!’ is May 5-6

Casting is open for boys and girls ages 12 to 18.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Studio East continues sensory friendly shows with ‘Rapunzel’

The show aims to provide a safe place for children with special needs to enjoy theatre.

  • Apr 15, 2018

Evergreen City Ballet’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ starts April 27

Performances will run from April 27 through 29 at Meydenbauer Theatre in Bellevue.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Past the gushing, gruesome details ‘The Trauma Cleaner’ is worth a read

Wash your hands thoroughly. That’s good advice, no matter where you are. At the risk of sounding germophobic, you never know what lurked on that… Continue reading

Watch Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ at the Renton Library

The Hindi movie is scheduled to screen from 1:15 - 4:30 p.m. on April 28.

  • Apr 11, 2018

Hilarious, fact-based tales; not suitable for the squeamish

Disconnection could be a problem, as you’ll see in “They Lost Their Heads!” by Carlyn Beccia.

Grow these five plants for great taste, good health

“It is time to plant cool season crops like peas, radishes, cabbage and lettuce but only if your soil is ‘ready to be worked.’”

Author Kim O’Donnel to host event at Renton Library

The event is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 22. O’Donnel will conduct cooking demonstrations and tasting.

  • Apr 8, 2018

Seahawks 12K Run at The Landing is April 15

Proceeds from this year’s run will benefit Pete Carroll’s “A Better Seattle” initiative.

  • Apr 7, 2018

‘Spamalot’ opens May 2 at Kentridge High

Shows will run Wednesday to Saturday at 7 p.m. along with a 2 p.m. matinée on Saturdays.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group in Renton

Meetings are held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Valley Medical Arts Center.

  • Apr 5, 2018

Celebrating past commanders and presidents

American Legion Fred Hancock Post and Unit No. 19 celebrated past commanders and presidents at a luncheon March 17.

  • Apr 4, 2018

‘They Lost Their Heads’ should help answer your questions

Your neck bone’s connected to your back bone. And that’s a good thing. You want to be the most together person around, in more ways… Continue reading

Become a global family with AFS-USA

Local families in Renton can help bridge the gap by sharing their homes with exchange students.

  • Apr 2, 2018