Life

Lindbergh senior signs letter of intent at the Museum of Flight

Shayla Nguyen plans to study biology at University of Washington.

Renton man to hike PCT, raising funds for Alzheimer’s Association

He has received $6,726 of his $26,500 goal to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Free smoke alarm installation event in Renton

The campaign to Sound the Alarm against home fires continues this weekend in Washington.

  • May 3, 2018
Maddie Jones, second from right, is part of the committee for the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk. Courtesy photo

Walking to fight brain cancer

For these Renton residents, the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is personal.

Maddie Jones, second from right, is part of the committee for the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk. Courtesy photo

You can’t hide from reality, we aren’t immortal

We all gotta go sometime. For most of us, that time is later: eight, nine decades of wringing out every last drop of life, if… Continue reading

Fuchsias can go outside, but hang on to heat-loving plants

“You can also plant cold-tolerant bedding plants like lobelia, pansies and dusty Miller.”

  • May 1, 2018

Renton High senior receives Gates Scholarship

Dulce Ventura is one of only 300 high school students nationwide to win the award.

  • May 1, 2018
Ron Minter poses inside Minter’s Earlington Greenhouse Nursery before it closed in 2015. File photo

Earlington Hill landmark razed

Minter’s Earlington Greenhouse & Nursery closed shop in 2015. The buildin

Ron Minter poses inside Minter’s Earlington Greenhouse Nursery before it closed in 2015. File photo
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Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra prepares for spring concert

Orchestra will host its spring concert 3 p.m., May 6 at Carco Theatre.

  • Apr 28, 2018
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Watch Korean film ‘A Taxi Driver’ at Renton Library

The screening is 2 p.m. on May 12.

  • Apr 27, 2018
From left, Renton High School senior and Dimmitt graduate Brandon Heu, eight-grader Jocelyn Perez, Community in Schools Renton student liaison Rashad Medley and a seventh-grader Stephanie Soronio. Courtesy photo

Inspiring change through filmmaking

Dimmitt students part of the program “Agents of Change” produced a film to stop bullying.

From left, Renton High School senior and Dimmitt graduate Brandon Heu, eight-grader Jocelyn Perez, Community in Schools Renton student liaison Rashad Medley and a seventh-grader Stephanie Soronio. Courtesy photo

Seeking applicats for Evergreen Girls State program

The program is a citizenship program for junior girls, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Washington.

  • Apr 26, 2018

KCLS now offers free films to library card holders

Library users can access Kanopy, a film streaming service with tens of thousands of titles for free.

  • Apr 25, 2018

The narrator, fantasy will draw you into ‘Tomorrow’

You have a little shadow. All day long, wherever you go, your dog is right beside you. He goes from bedroom to kitchen, to the… Continue reading

The Widow: a Review of ‘Love After Love’

The Plot: Following the death of their father, two sons deal with the trials of their own lives while watching their mother explore new beginnings… Continue reading

Early spring to do list starts with getting outside

On your to do list this week should be to bait for slugs, plant dahlias, cabbage, radish, spinach, potatoes and other cool season crops, feed… Continue reading

Renton’s parkrun has seen success

Nearly 1,000 people have participated in this weekly, free 5K.

“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t look like your parents, either. You go to different churches, eat different things,… Continue reading

Why plant from seed? More choices and lower cost

The second week of April means you still have time to start warm-season flowers and vegetables from seed for setting out into the garden this… Continue reading

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

  • Apr 16, 2018