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Third times a charm? New restaurant set to open on MV highway

Weather permitting, Mezcal Fresh Mexican Grill opens Thursday, Feb. 7

See Binetti host Container Wars daily at show

Time to take a trip around the world — just by making a trip to Seattle. This year the Northwest Flower and Garden show runs… Continue reading

Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe tells us how many bones dinosaurs have

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

  • Feb 15, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan
Polo and Tugs got out of Monica Sauerwein’s house on Jan. 27. They were later found thatafternoon. Thanks to someone, Tugs was found and taken to a vet to see if he was chipped. Polo returned home on his own not long after. Submitted photo from Monica Saurerwein.

What to know about pet licensing

Licensing your pet is one of the best ways to ensure lost pets make it back home. Renton Animal Control and RASKC are important resources for pet owners in and out of Renton.

Polo and Tugs got out of Monica Sauerwein’s house on Jan. 27. They were later found thatafternoon. Thanks to someone, Tugs was found and taken to a vet to see if he was chipped. Polo returned home on his own not long after. Submitted photo from Monica Saurerwein.

Search no more, you’ll want to read ‘Hero Dogs’

You felt like such a loser. It was a feeling that didn’t last long, only long enough to ruin your day until you realized that… Continue reading

Photo gallery: Renton readers’ snow day

For these Renton residents, it was a Febrary winter wonderland

‘Moon Over Buffalo’ could cancel if snow becomes unsafe

The Renton Civic Theatre performance is scheduled for both Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains how volcanoes erupt

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

  • Feb 7, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Readers are antsy to start planting, get out in the garden

The second week of February has some gardeners confused. Is it spring or winter? Can I mow the lawn? Plant some vegetables? Prune my rhododendrons?… Continue reading

Whether you like mystery or humor, this book has it for you

You didn’t recognize the number. So you didn’t answer the phone. That’s how you operate these days: accept calls you know and keep your money… Continue reading

Photo from the GoFundMe of some of the fallen trees

SHADOW Lake Nature Reserve wants your help

During the windstorm in early January, the boardwalk trail at the Shadow Lake Bog was damaged. The trail is closed indefinitely, and cleanup will require… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2019
Photo from the GoFundMe of some of the fallen trees

Candy Cane Lane receives surprise donations

Folks gave $1,250 to go to a shed that will hold all the decorations

Urban Sprouts owner launches book Saturday

“The Inspired Houseplant” is meant to guide beginners through indoor plant life.

Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains molecules

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

  • Jan 31, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Four ways to celebrate spring in the winter

The beginning of February starts the gardening season – once you see daffodils pushing up from the ground you know you have survived another winter… Continue reading

A book full of heart-pounding adventure, bravery, thrills and heroics

You never wanted to get caught. Wasn’t that the point of playing Hide & Seek? To sneak out, lay low, and sneak back to safety?… Continue reading

New government members sworn in

For the 26th year, Talbot Hill Elementary School held an inauguration to swear in the 2018-2019 student government. Sworn in as president was Aliya and… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2019
Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.

Local taproom receives inclusive employer honor

The Brewmaster’s Taproom won “Inclusive Employer of the Year” for King County

Photo by Haley Ausbun.
                                Vadis CEO Christopher Christian (top left) awards Brewmasters Taproom’s Marley Rall (center)”Inclusive Employer for the Year” for King County. Also featured in the photo is taproom employee Debbie (bottom center), Airways Brewing’s Aaron Gibbs (top right) and 4-year-old daughter Hazel Gibbs (bottom right), who created a special IPA for the Jan. 24 celebration and fundraiser.
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe explains clouds

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

  • Jan 24, 2019
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

The digital divide

It took me many years to learn the difference between a cord and a cable, and I’m still not sure I completely understand. When I… Continue reading