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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

2017 Property Valuation Notices Are in the Mail to Kennydale

Values continue to rise across King County.

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Old Highlands library deemed surplus property

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

Safety tips for hot summer days | Puget Sound Fire

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

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Council candidates on immigration policy and combating crime | DEBATE

Renton City Council candidates answer the second round of questions.

SR 520 Bridge toll rates increase

Drivers who use the State Route 520 Bridge will see toll rates…

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Free summer lunch program for RSD kids starts June 26

Lunch will be served at various City of Renton community sites from June 26 through August 18

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Unwanted hosue guests | POLICE BLOTTER

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

Hazen grad appointed to RSD board

Avanti Bergquist will fill the vacant District No. 2 seat starting July 1.

Inmate dies at Valley Medical Center

An inmate who was hospitalized at Valley Medical Center in Renton died…

State Patrol to target left-lane violators June 20-22

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous requests to address left-lane…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

King Conservation District offers free community workshop

The King Conservation District presents a free community workshop on Beautifying &…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Renton City Council candidates on why they’re the best choice | DEBATE

Renton Reporter hosts the first part of our in-paper debate for council candidates.

County Council declares June “Immigrant Heritage Month”

Of the 2 million residents of King County, over 1-in-5 were born outside of the United States.

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Amateur Radio Operators Test Emergency Communications in 24-Hour Event

Public is invited to watch the exercise and tour the mobile communications response unit starting June 24.

  • Jun 13th, 2017

AG Ferguson applauds Ninth Circuit decision to block revised travel ban

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement after the U.S.…

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Intoxicated driver hits parked car |KCSO BLOTTER

ACCIDENT • On May 28 officers responded to reports that a vehicle…

Renton Community Foundation award scholarships to 24 students

The foundation awarded more than $76,000 in scholarships.

  • Jun 11th, 2017

King County residents targeted by jury duty scams

Residents are getting calls from scammers claiming to be King County deputies.

  • Jun 10th, 2017

Lower Cedar River closed to recreational use because of several dangerous logjams

A nine-mile stretch of the river remains closed to swimming, boating and floating.

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Sweet slumber at Safeway | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a sleeping Safeway suspect, a pepper spraying incident, and more.

Union reaches tentative agreement with Republic Services after drivers vote to authorize strike

Teamsters Local 117 represents 120 recycle and yard waste drivers, including Renton drivers.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Renton police respond to gunshot reports Thursday morning

Officers located shell casings and bullet damage to at an apartment complex.

  • Jun 8th, 2017

King County Metro and Sound Transit debut reduced summer ORCA youth fares

Fare is $.50 per trip on King County Metro’s bus network and $1 for Sound Transit’s trains and buses.

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Renton Farmers Market opens for the season | GALLERY

The market is open every Tuesday until Sept. 27 from 3 to 7 p.m.

King County homeless count breaks 11,000

A new, more comprehensive point-in-time homelessness report released on Wednesday provides critical…

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Four more Coffee with a Cop sessions left

Next chance to know your police officers is 5-7 p.m., June 7 at Everest Tea & Coffee.

  • Jun 5th, 2017

Fine is $1,025 for people who toss lit tobacco product from vehicle

The Washington State Patrol issued a reminder that anyone who tosses a…

  • Jun 5th, 2017

Sound Transit to add longer light rail trains

Starting Monday, June 5, Sound Transit is putting more three-car light rail…

  • Jun 4th, 2017

Constantine launches initiatives to create safer, healthier schools and neighborhoods in King County

One of the three new school-based health centers will be located in Renton.

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

I-405 lanes and ramps in Renton to close next week, June 5-9

Full closure of Talbot Road South overnight, June 7-9

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Renton Teen Peace Fest is this Saturday

The event is noon to 4 p.m. on June 3 at Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N.

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Police-involved shooting in Renton, suspect in hospital

The armed suspect shot at officers who were serving his warrant on Wednesday, May 31.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Learn more about hugelkultur on May 6

King Conservation District is hosting a forum on Tuesday at King County Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Beware of potential dangers of hot weather

Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority shares tips to say safe.

  • May 31st, 2017

School district budget hangs on Legislature

School board passes a resolution allowing for a $5 million loan to ensure June payroll.

Memorial Day at Tahoma National Cemetery | Photo Gallery

The ceremony included a B-25 flyover from the Historic Flight Foundation.