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Movie review: ‘Incredibles 2’

Seeing Incredibles 2, as an adult…

Skyway VFW Post 9430 auxiliary president Emma Hassebroek presents a $1,000 check to Rachael Reed, awarded for the Patriot’s Pen essay contest.

Skyway VFW celebrates essay contest winner

Rachael Reed, 14, received $1,000 for her Patriot’s Pen essay submission.

Skyway VFW Post 9430 auxiliary president Emma Hassebroek presents a $1,000 check to Rachael Reed, awarded for the Patriot’s Pen essay contest.

Renton remains Washington’s eighth largest city

Renton has been the eighth largest city since at least 2010

State Parks Boating Program launches Paddle Safe Week

From July 20 through July 28

  • Jul 19, 2018

The Northwest becoming obsessed with hydrangeas

The third week of July belongs to hydrangeas. These long-blooming, shade-tolerant shrubs are my personal favorites. I don’t just have hydrangeas in pots, hydrangeas in… Continue reading

Representatives from Walker’s Renton Subaru, Valley’s Cancer Services Team and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Valley cancer patients receive gift of warm blankets

Walker’s Renton Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma society made a special delivery.

Representatives from Walker’s Renton Subaru, Valley’s Cancer Services Team and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Haley Ausbun

You’ll be up on your feet after reading ‘And Then We Danced’

You can’t stop your feet. They need to move, to tap-tap-tap, to side step, and do-si-do. The music’s on and you gotta move. You can’t… Continue reading

Photo submitted from previous Fair

Animals, Rides, Food and Technology

The King County Fair starts July 19.

  • Jul 17, 2018
Photo submitted from previous Fair

Immoral choices: a Review of ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’

The Plot: The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the… Continue reading

Sound Transit to host open houses about Bus Rapid Transit on the I-405 corridor

Members of the public are invited to learn about, and offer input, on the Bus Rapid Transit project.

  • Jul 16, 2018

Prepare now for wildfire smoke, unhealthy air quality

King County also issued a Phase 1 Burn Ban effective Saturday, July 14.

  • Jul 14, 2018
Photos by Haley Ausbun

Sonic Drive-In now open in Renton

The Sonic opened Friday, July 13.

Photos by Haley Ausbun

Questions, answers for summertime gardening

The second week of July is the time to renew groundcovers by shearing them back and applying a mulch. Trim azaleas that have finished blooming… Continue reading

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City Fruit Partners with the International Rescue Committee to Bring Harvest to South King County

This is the first major City Fruit harvest incorporating some South King County, including Renton

  • Jul 12, 2018
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New database helps officers identify persons with cognitive disabilities

Renton’s Take Me Home program was initiated by Community Programs Coordinator Cyndie Parks.

A fan of “The Simpsons” or not, you’ll want to get a hold of “Springfield Confidential”

On any other day, you’d scream to sleep in. But Saturday mornings were different: you were up sometimes before the sun, cereal in-bowl, TV on… Continue reading

Photo of Renton School District students from June 27 courtesy of Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee.

Students launch careers through apprenticeship program

Eleven Renton juniors were hired June 27 in an event at the Museum of Flight to work in aerospace manufacturing through the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2018
Photo of Renton School District students from June 27 courtesy of Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee.

My Favorite Martins

Steve Martin and Martin Short discuss bringing their two-man comedy extravaganza back to Seattle.

Photo courtesy Renton Chamber of Commerce

Traveling exhibit coming to Renton in 2020

Smithsonian traveling exhibit tour announced Humanities Washington announced June 21 that the Renton History Museum among eight other Washington locations will host the Smithsonian Exhibit… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018
Photo courtesy Renton Chamber of Commerce

I may never be stressed when looking at a tree

The first week of July is a good time to get snippy, harvest, feed and weed. You’ll also need to mow, trim and water as… Continue reading