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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

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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Teen pop star releases second, personal album

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

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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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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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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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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.

Time to mow lawn, prune floppy roses and brush cobwebs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

This week, Marianne Binetti shares the top "ought to do" chores for October.

Time to mow lawn, prune floppy roses and brush cobwebs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

This week, Marianne Binetti shares the top "ought to do" chores for October.

How to dry cabbage and protect against cats | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The second week of October is still a great time to plant so keep digging, dividing and adding bulbs to the garden. Marianne Binetti answers questions about preparing your fall vegetable garden.