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Cold Weather Shelter open in Old Chamber Building Tuesday and Wednesday night

With dangerously low temperatures ahead, REACH will open a Cold Weather Shelter on Dec. 6 - 7.

 

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Winter storm watch on Monday evening | WEATHER UPDATE

National Weather Service is calling for a low of 30 on Monday evening with a chance of snow showers.

 

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2016 Ivar’s Clam Lights | GALLERY

Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park lit up the dark sky on Dec. 2 at the annual Ivar’s Clam Lights.

 

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Murder charges filed in Metro bus shooting

King County prosecutors on Friday charged Faisal Guled Adan, 21, of Kent,…

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Hazen jazz band releases album online

Proceeds from sale of five-song recording will benefit marching band

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Metro offering special service to Seahawks game

Regular transit ridersshould be prepared for crowds, traffic and likely delays near event areas.

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Upcoming holiday events | CALENDAR

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and here are some wonderful events happening in Renton.

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Potential snow showers ahead | WEEKEND WEATHER

The National Weather Service is calling for likely snow showers on Sunday and Monday.

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Renton to join ‘No Buy From’ list for pawnbrokers

New ordinance aims to reduce stolen property showing up at local shops

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Keep your home safe from fire this holiday season

Fire marshall offers tips for trees, lights and decorations.

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I-405/SR167 corridor meeting set for Tuesday in Renton

The I-405/SR 167 Executive Advisory Group will discuss next steps for the I-405 Master Plan.

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Bus shooting victim dies, suspect held on $5 million bail

Prosecutors expect to charge the suspect with murder on Friday.

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City chooses school, senior housing option for 200 Mill site

Plan features new buildings, public spaces with amphitheater and riverwalk.

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WSP plans DUI emphasis on Black Friday

Plan ahead and make this a safe Holiday Season.

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Clam Lights to light up the city on Dec. 2.

The annual Ivar’s Clam Lights is scheduled for 5 - 9 p.m. from Dec. 2 through Jan. 1.

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Metro service affected by Thanksgiving weekend events

Holiday and events will disrupt normal bus schedules through Sunday

Don’t let holiday traffic detour your turkey day

WSDOT is encouraging drivers to plan ahead and is offering travel tips

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City ready to issue voluntary ban on some alcohol downtown

Police stats show crimes associated with drinking ‘dramatically up’ in downtown versus rest of city.

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Renton man charged with drive-by shooting in Bellevue

A 22-year-old Renton man has been charged with a drive-by shooting in…

The Cedar River Trail rarely disappoints in providing a breath-taking view. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

Bundle up for Downtown Tree Lighting | WEEKEND WEATHER

It’s going to be a cloudy Saturday with likely rain. High near 49 and low around 40.

The Cedar River Trail rarely disappoints in providing a breath-taking view. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

BREAKING: One injured in shooting on Metro bus | UPDATED (5:56 p.m.)

Suspect in custody, police advise avoiding area around Talbot and 21st.

Aviation enthusiasts to weigh in on proposed Washington State Aviation License Plate

The goal of this plate is to highlight the importance of the state’s aviation system and raise funds.

  • Nov 20th, 2016

Bomb threat at King County Dispatch Center | POLICE BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department case reports.

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Ride the bus to this weekend’s football games

Metro offering special service to Huskies and Seahawks.

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County budget includes money for Renton parks

Council approves $430,000 for improvements

  • Nov 17th, 2016
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Renton food banks facing steep shortages

Increase in need and a decrease in donations and volunteers create a crisis among aid agencies.

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Sheriff’s Department planning DUI emphasis for this weekend

Two arrests were made during a similar emphasis in October.

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Health Department investigating rare bacterial infection associated with raw seafod

Anyone who has come into contact with raw fish should seek medical care if they develop symptoms.

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Police raid North Renton house, arrest four

SWAT teams serve warrant at home of suspected drug dealer

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Renton High students walk out in protest of presidential election

Nearly 200 Renton High School students walked to City Hall in protest of election results on Monday.

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County council unanmiously approves $11.4 billion budget

Highlights include commiitments to public safety, homelessness and transportation

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Renton real estate agent caught stealing pills from homeowner

KCSO detectives on Nov. 7 arrested the man and charged him with residential burglary.

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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Valley Medical Center to combine all cancer services in one building

Hospital also plans to build seven-story garage and five-story medical office building on campus.

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Kiddie Academy opens at new Renton location

Kiddie Academy of Renton hosted their grand opening event Oct. 29.

  • Nov 12th, 2016
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Cloudy with chances of showers | WEEKEND WEATHER

It’s going to be a mostly cloudy Saturday with a 30 percent chance of showers.

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Renton mayor to attend transportation summit in Issaquah

Nov. 22 discussion of Eastside transportation isues is open to the public.

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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County to host three public meetings on open space acquisition

Renton meeting set for Dec. 12 at Fairwood Library

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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Wells Fargo awards $25,000 grant to support veterans at RTC

The grant will allow qualified veterans to receive up to $500 in emergency support.

  • Nov 11th, 2016
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What is Section 8?

Recent headlines about Section 8 have dominated local news. But what is Section 8?

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