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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>
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                                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

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                                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

Water deeply, but less often, to keep your lawn green

Or, just follow the practice of many homeowners and opt for a “golden” approach.

Three days of River Days fun

A photo gallery featuring parade highlights.

“Rebel Talent” will make you wish your employees have the core elements

Your latest hire came highly recommended. His former employer spoke very favorably about him but there was something unsaid that you picked up on, and… Continue reading

Measles, it’s never too late to get vaccinated

The summer is a great time to get outdoors and have fun; don’t let measles ruin your plans.

  • Jul 30, 2018
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Festival brings fans to Blue Angels flightline this weekend

Fast planes, fast cars, music, food, fun and viewing offers acres of shade, air conditioning

  • Jul 30, 2018
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Hot cars are no place for pets

King County Sheriff and animal control give tips on animal safety during the hot weather

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                                Sandra Havlik sports her “Neighborhood Champion” kit from Nextdoor from her Renton Police Department desk where she manages social media accounts.

Renton police employee honored by Nextdoor

Sandra Havlik was honored for her use of the social media platform to connect with the community.

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                                Sandra Havlik sports her “Neighborhood Champion” kit from Nextdoor from her Renton Police Department desk where she manages social media accounts.
Photos courtesy of Gary Palmer.

Local chambers celebrate business community — luau style | Photo Gallery

Three local chambers of commerce — Renton, Kent and Southside Seattle — came together Thursday evening for an After Hours Luau celebration at the Red… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018
Photos courtesy of Gary Palmer.

As hot, dry weather grips region, King County has landscaping tips to reduce wildfire risk

Learn how rural homeowners can develop plans for simple maintenance work to reduce risk of wildfire.

  • Jul 27, 2018

Make your home happier with hydrangeas

The last week of July means you can continue to harvest fruits and vegetables, deadhead faded blooms from perennials and annuals and pay close attention… Continue reading

Renton seeks candidate for Renton Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

Applications for the position are due by Aug. 31 at 5 p.m.

  • Jul 26, 2018
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Photo recap of Renton’s Summerfest

Summerfest, last weekend July 21, was put on to celebrate community spirit and pride. The event involved music, vendors, food trucks and a viewing of… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018
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City of Renton offers ideas to stay safe and beat the heat

From the City of Renton: As the temperature rises, families might decide to open a window or take a last minute trip to enjoy a… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018

You won’t be disappointed when diving into “The Sinners”

The appointment is on the books. It was made a long time ago, and you couldn’t get out of it if you wanted to. Cancellation… Continue reading