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2017 property valuation notices en route to Renton residents

Benson Hill, Panther Lake and Northwest Renton homeowners should see notices in their mail next week.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

 

Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER

Man was stabbed after defending TV remote rules in a community room.

 

Current, upcoming Renton traffic impacts that may affect your commute

Traffic impact for the week of July 17, 2017.

 

Get quacking: Renton River Days starts this weekend

The family festival is July 21-23 at Liberty Park.

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Sobering center pilot program ‘underutilized’ by emergency responders

With three months remaining, RRFA Chief Rick Marshall is trying to get the word out to fire and police personnel.

Foliage and wasps | KCSO BLOTTER

CIVIL PROBLEM • On July 9 a dispute between neighbors was reported…

Paid family and medical leave signed by governor

The new bill gives 12 weeks off, paid, for family or medical leave from a personal injury not related to work.

Type O supply drops sharply; donors needed

About 45 percent of people in the Northwest have Type O blood.

  • Jul 16th, 2017

More paving planned July 14-17 for northbound I-5 work

#ReviveI5 continues with four weekends of expansion joint work later this year.

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Man tells mother world would be better if ‘people like her’ stop having babies | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. Police…

  • Jul 12th, 2017

Goodwill and Renton Tech unveil expansion program

A ribbon cutting and open house will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. , July 14 at the RTC Annex.

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Renton community service center closed July 17-18

Centers in Renton, Issaquah, Kent and Shoreline will be closed for system upgrades.

Housing developer pays fine, resumes construction at Tiffany Park neighborhood

Construction was first stopped in June after the city found two protected trees were removed.

Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin made an appearance at the hotel’s grand opening on Monday.

Kennydale fire station 15 and reservoir project open house scheduled for Wednesday

The open house is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. on July 12 at the North Highlands Community Center.

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Advisory group to discuss regional coordination for next I-405/SR 167 projects

The meeting is 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kent Commons Community Center, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent.

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Legislators find formula for basic education

Budget addresses state constitutional obligation to fully fund K-12.

School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member

The high school will be named Albert Talley Sr., who died earlier this year.

Tougher laws: Distracted drivers getting more attention

Distracted driving laws take effect starting July 23.

Renton police investigates overnight shooting, asks for public assistance

The victim was found in his car at a McDonalds parking lot calling for help.

  • Jul 7th, 2017

County council supports water quality projects

Two projects in the Renton area will receive funding from the Metropolitan King County Council.

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Renton City Council candidates final round | DEBATE

Council candidates rebut final round of questions and share closing statements.

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Renton garage fire “stretched regional resources”

No one was injured, but the garage sustained heavy damage.

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Renton school board member Todd Franceschina resigns

Franceschina purchased a house outside of the district he served, according to RSD.

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Man sent to hospital due to smoke inhalation on Sunday

Maple Valley Fire and Renton Regional Fire Authority extinguished the fire in his garage.

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

SR 520 Bridge toll rates increase July 1, overnight tolling begins

Trips between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., formerly toll-free, will cost $1.25 per crossing.

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

Council removes sunset date on emergency ordinance

The Income Source Discrimination law, initially set to expire on Aug. 1, protects landlords from discriminating against Section 8 renters.

Tiffany Park Elementary School among 77 schools recognized for King County Green Schools program

The program helps schools to engage students and employees in practicing resource conservation.

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Cracking down on citywide firework ban

Renton Police Department and Renton Regional Fire Authority team up to enforce the firework ban.

73 year old stabs senior housing employee

Renton police arrested him for investigation of a felony assault on Wednesday, June 28.

Council candidates respond and rebut opponent answers | DEBATE

Round 3 of the Renton Reporter in-paper debate

  • Jun 28th, 2017

City issues stop work order on Tiffany Park development

The stop work order was issued after inspectors found two protected trees were removed from the site.

Reykdal announces elections for state board of education

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal will conduct an election in October…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Overnight lane and ramp closures near I-405/SR 167 interchange in Renton start this week

WSDOT construction crews will start work on Monday, June 26.

  • Jun 26th, 2017

City seeks public input to update Trails and Bicycle Master Plan

First open house is scheduled for 6 p.m., June 27 at Renton Senior Activity Center.

  • Jun 26th, 2017

Stop stealing the water | KCSO BLOTTER

LARCENY • On June 15 it was reported to officers that a…

Heat advisory this weekend

Saturday is going to be sunny with a high near 89 and low around 62.

  • Jun 24th, 2017

Old Highlands library deemed surplus property

Renton Housing Authority showed interest in converting the property into a multiservice center.

2017 Property Valuation Notices Are in the Mail to Kennydale

Values continue to rise across King County.

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Safety tips for hot summer days | Puget Sound Fire

Welcome to the Summer Solstice, which is the beginning of summer and…

  • Jun 21st, 2017