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Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe answers if rain helps us sleep

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

  • Sep 27, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan
Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

Residents get a behind-the-scenes look at marijuana

Retirement community members talk medical marijuana with Evergreen Market education staff.

Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

This creepy tale will keep you turning the pages

Your future was laid out before. It’s all set. You have plans, and a method to execute them. Each step of your journey will progress… Continue reading

The Rainer Room on the 19th floor of Hotel Interurban features more artists and gaming companies.

RenCon explores new territory, holds third convention in Tukwila

A hometown event boldly went where it had never gone before this year as a new city found itself home to Renton City Comic Convention.… Continue reading

The Rainer Room on the 19th floor of Hotel Interurban features more artists and gaming companies.

GiveSmart for Hurricane Florence victims: Your guide to helping wisely

The following from the office of Washington’s Secretary of State: The 2018 hurricane season has brought a devastating blow to residents of North and South… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Washington State Patrol focuses on distracted driving this weekend.

The following release from Washington State Patrol: Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, September 21 through… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018
Zambuko Marimba Ensemble.

Photo gallery: Multicultural Festival’s Saturday events

The event brought in diverse vendors, performers and attendees on it’s third year.

Zambuko Marimba Ensemble.
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe tells us why cats like lasers

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

  • Sep 20, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan
Logo from smilemobilewa.org

SmileMobile will provide free dental care at Seattle Center

Arcora Foundation, partners and volunteers expect to help more than 4,000 people

  • Sep 19, 2018
Logo from smilemobilewa.org

Some days, it’s good to feel needed

Some days, you just need a hug. Other days, you only want to be left alone to think your thoughts, gather your feelings, and miss… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun

Photos: kids C.A.S.T. for fish

On a crisp cloudy morning, Saturday, Sept. 8, about 40 kids with disabilities, and their siblings, got out on the waters of Lake Washington with… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun

Farmers Market, Skyway VFW honor 17th anniversary of 9/11

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Renton Farmers Market partnered with Skyway Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9430 to celebrate Patriot Day, a remembrance of the… Continue reading

Cooler weather means it’s time to dig into new projects

The crisp days of September-October: best time to build a new deck, add a patio or create new beds.

Fourth annual business bike summit on Friday, Sept. 21

Cascade Bicycle Club and partner organizations provide impactful bicycle takeaways for employers

  • Sep 12, 2018

Answers may be hard to come

You’re on the edge of your chair. Curiosity is almost killing you; there’s something you need to know but knowledge may be impossible. Truth may… Continue reading

Movie review: ‘The Happytime Murders’

I miss good comedy movies

Bringing all types of art to life

Creative, versatile Brugger to teach Green River College’s first ever how-to animation class this fall

Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly

First day of school celebrated at Sartori Elementary

An official ribbon cutting is scheduled for Oct. 9.

Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly
From the Reporter archive: Two salmon swim past the downtown Renton library in 2013.

King County Flood Control District approves funding for salmon recovery

The following are two news releases from King County Flood Control District: On Aug. 6, the King County Flood Control District approved nearly $1.7 million… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018
From the Reporter archive: Two salmon swim past the downtown Renton library in 2013.

Snap up spring-blooming bulbs at fall’s bargain prices

Beautiful bulbs are available at garden centers and nurseries.