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Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department
                                Officers and Firefighters learning the dance moves for the video.

The time of their lives

Renton police and fire in sync in viral video challenge

 

Closing night Charlie Brown this Saturday

There will also be alternate parking for “Cruz the Loop” road closures.

  • Aug 17, 2018

 

Trim hanging baskets, get a bounty of blooms

Petunias, verbenas and begonias, oh my! Time to trim these plants; the reward a bounty of new blooms

 

Next State Parks ‘free day’ is Aug. 25

Special day celebrates the National Park System’s 102nd birthday

  • Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Universe tells us how trees survive wildfires

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Hazen High senior looks to make most of apprenticeship

An apprenticeship in machinery, an industry desperate for skilled workers, offers an early start.

King County Library System’s New eCard is Now Available

The following a press release: A new online access opportunity for King County Library patrons is now available. The King County Library System is unveiling… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2018

City of Renton wins two state planning awards

Awards recognize work by city staff to create a high quality community

  • Aug 12, 2018

School district retreat kicks off new year

While students enjoy the last weeks of summer as a chance to sleep in late, enjoy the sunshine and soak up a fleeting summer break,… Continue reading

Sartori Elementary honored at City Council meeting

The city of Renton was presented with the Department of Commerce Governor’s Smart Communities Award for Sartori Elementary School, and the project’s work for achieving… Continue reading

Concierge Care Advisors promotes social connections for seniors with Seattle Mariners ticket giveaway

The contest awards free tickets for seniors at local care facilities for an upcoming baseball game

  • Aug 9, 2018

In search of brilliant blooms without a lot of water

Plants that survive without daily water can include most trees, shrubs and many perennials.

Dive into the story of the average gig-employee

Your allowance was never enough, as a kid. Oh, sure, it bought you what you needed but what you wanted, well, you had to figure… Continue reading

Wildflower Season at Mount Rainier

A Rainier wildflower guide

  • Aug 7, 2018

Dr. Universe tells us if bees sleep

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Aug 6, 2018
<em>Photo from wikimedia commons of aWashington State ferry.</em>

Homeland Security Division: Can I pet your K9 partner?

Information about K9 partners on Washington State Ferries

  • Aug 5, 2018
<em>Photo from wikimedia commons of aWashington State ferry.</em>
Courtesy Photo
                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Key to Change warms up for next year

Quinton Morris and students reflect on the nonprofit and what’s ahead

Courtesy Photo
                                Quinton Morris, left, works one-on-one with a Key to Change student.

Take transit to the hydro races and Mariners game

Ride transit to hydro races Aug. 4-5 and the Mariners vs. Blue Jays Aug. 5

  • Aug 3, 2018

Hometown comedian’s documentary-debut released on Amazon

Renton-born comedian Monica Nevi released her documentary series “80 for 80” on Amazon Prime today, Friday, Aug. 3. The shows feature interviews with Seattlelites over… Continue reading

Effective Aug. 2, Department of Natural Resources bans outdoor burning statewide

Some campfires still allowed, check local restrictions before lighting any fire.

  • Aug 2, 2018