Life

Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on top of things, ear to the ground, you make it your business to… Continue reading

 

Photo courtesy of Kelsie Gardner
                                Kelsie and her mom participating in a previous Teal and Toe walk.

Girl Scout raises ovarian cancer awareness and receives Gold Award

The Renton local received her Gold Award last year for her efforts

 

Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains wasabi

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

  • Nov 8, 2018

 

Summer bloomers can’t handle our winter weather

Cut back your summer-blooming annuals or just pull them and toss into the compost pile

You’ll want to read ‘Dracul’ with the lights on

It was just a little scratch. You wouldn’t have even noticed it, except for the blood — and there was a lot of that. A… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Schools Foundation
                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.

Billboard of thanks includes two local students

The Renton School’s Foundation celebrated another year with Toyota of Renton and Walker’s Renton Subaru at the helm of their donation support with a billboard… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Schools Foundation
                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.

Get your home winter ready

PSE offers a checklist for the end of Daylight Saving Time

  • Nov 3, 2018

Plants in pots, shrubs in tubs solve outdoor problems

Planting hardy, woody shrubs into large containers can help solve a tubful of landscape problems.

Prep trees for winter with the “Fall Five”

In autumn, trees demand attention with their tinted maroon, orange and bronze leaves. While their warm hues dazzle today, it’s Renton’s countless evergreens that will… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains venom

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

  • Nov 1, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

This book will help you talk about death with loved ones

There’s plenty of food for all. You can see that, and it smells delicious. Your dinner companions are strangers no more, especially since you’ve had… Continue reading

Halloween safety tips for a haunting good time

The following from the State Fire Marshal’s Office: Colorful costumes, scary decorations, and delicious treats make Halloween a fun and exciting time for all ages.… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

Winter weather is unpredictable, but one thing is certain: Flooding in King County

King County leaders urge preparedness to ensure people and property remain safe during flood season

  • Oct 29, 2018

Top five ways to keep pets safe on Halloween

The following from BluePearl Veterinary Partners: It’s OK for Halloween to be scary, but no one wants the frightening experience of suddenly realizing your pet… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2018

Making it in America: movie review of “American Dreamer”

Recommendation: 3/5 Stars, STREAM Plot: “A down on his luck HAIL driver who makes extra cash chauffeuring a low-level drug dealer around town, finds himself… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Wanda “Noni” Capellaro reflects on 100 years in Renton, looking at photos of friends and family past.

Resident looks back at 100 years in Renton

Wanda Capellaro was born in Renton on Nov. 6, 1918, in a house next to the cows. “You could hear the cows moo! ‘Welcome Wanda,’… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Wanda “Noni” Capellaro reflects on 100 years in Renton, looking at photos of friends and family past.

Birds will enjoy native plants more than a feeder full of seed

In winter kind-hearted gardeners purchase bird seed but plants do the trick and avoid cats and rats.

  • Oct 26, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains the funny bone

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

  • Oct 25, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Halloween-themed books to make your howl

It’s not the weather that keeps your eyes open these days. It’s not the paper skeletons that appear in your neighbor’s windows or the pumpkins… Continue reading

Foster homes needed in South King County

“Imagine that you’re at home one day, you’re in your bed asleep and you hear a knock at the door. When your mom opens the… Continue reading