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President and CEO Terry Pottmeyer addresses the crowd at the 13th annual Celebration of Youth luncheon. Photo courtesy of Friends of Youth

Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event

Hundreds celebrate youth at annual Friends of Youth luncheon.

President and CEO Terry Pottmeyer addresses the crowd at the 13th annual Celebration of Youth luncheon. Photo courtesy of Friends of Youth
Nia Campbell, a senior at Talley High, presented her poem “Dear Peter (A Letter from Rachel Faucet)” before a recent matinee performance of Broadway musical Hamilton. She was one of the 15 chosen high school performers to present her piece. COURTESY PHOTO

Talley High School senior presents poem before ‘Hamilton’ performance

Nia Campbell was one of the 15 chosen high school performers.

  • Mar 16, 2018
Nia Campbell, a senior at Talley High, presented her poem “Dear Peter (A Letter from Rachel Faucet)” before a recent matinee performance of Broadway musical Hamilton. She was one of the 15 chosen high school performers to present her piece. COURTESY PHOTO
Jackie Thomas poses for a photo with her grandchildren. Thomas, who has worked as a police service specialist for 23 years, was diagnosed with stage four cancer last year. (Photo courtesy Renton Police Department)

Renton Police Guild raises money for member’s medical bills

Jackie Thomas, a Renton Police Department employee, was diagnosed with cancer last year.

Jackie Thomas poses for a photo with her grandchildren. Thomas, who has worked as a police service specialist for 23 years, was diagnosed with stage four cancer last year. (Photo courtesy Renton Police Department)

Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for March

Theresa Tse, Rebecca Urquhart and Heather Wallendahl were selected as Teachers of the Month.

  • Mar 14, 2018

While focusing on athletic endurance, this book also relates to everyday life

You need a shave. It’s been awhile and, though you’ve been grooming and growing, you’re long overdue – so, maybe just a little off the… Continue reading

It’s time to determine what yardwork you like and dislike

“The first step to a more carefree landscape is to make a list of the problem areas”

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King County beginning seasonal battle against toxic and invasive plants

County’s noxious weed program can help residents learn how to identify and control harmful weeds.

  • Mar 10, 2018
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Benicio Bryant was selected to part of The Voice Kids in Germany. (Courtesy photo)

Local teen makes it on ‘The Voice Kids’ in Germany

Beni Bryant, 13, has a chance of winning about $20,000 and a record deal.

Benicio Bryant was selected to part of The Voice Kids in Germany. (Courtesy photo)

Visit state parks for free on March 19

No Discover pass needed for state parks’ 105th birthday

  • Mar 8, 2018

Change your batteries when you change your clock for Daylight Saving

It’s a good time for people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Mar 8, 2018

We often believe bad things only happen to others

It could never happen to you. Other people have problems. They don’t plan, they don’t act, they aren’t paying attention and that leads to issues… Continue reading

RTC to host series about Islamophobia this month

Various events starting March 6 will examine history, culture and politics of Muslims in America and the world.

  • Mar 6, 2018

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for March

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

  • Mar 5, 2018
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Free tax help until April 19

The United Way of King County is hosting a free tax preparation campaign at Renton Salvation Army and the Fairwood Library.

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Only the brave will work in garden before winter ends

The month of March is for the lion hearted as hints of spring coax gardeners outdoors but only the brave will actually plant, prune and… Continue reading

RHS alum returns to school for a stroll down memory lane

Almost 82 years have passed since alumni Louise George, class of 1936, had stepped foot back into Renton High School. On Feb. 12, George entered… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2018

‘The Group’ is a must-read, valuable resource

‘Til death do you part. Did those words give you pause when you said them in front of an officiate and a handful of friends… Continue reading

Now is a good time to clean up garden

You can also start to clean up the soggy or dried stems of plants in the perennial garden.

Donate tissue, save 150 lives

LifeNet Health is a full-service tissue bank that recovers, prepares and distributes tissue for transplantation, and research.

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Boeing Academy for STEM Learning is awarding scholarships

Scholarships will be up to $29,500 annually for four years. Flight training scholarships are up to $10,000.

  • Feb 23, 2018
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