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From the Renton Reporter archives. The city has been sitting on the old Kaynan hangars, waiting to determine whether they’ll be demolished and reconstructed after the Airport Master Plan.

Councilmember sees loss of airport grant as a opportunity

Tricky airport planning is taking longer than expected, risking a $100K grant

 

Staff, council scrap city-wide 20 mph plan

Neighborhoods can still request lower limits

 

Buses moving out of downtown

A new transit center may spur affordable home construction

 

Local church group reenacts families’ pilgrimage

This summer, over 90 youth, ages 14-18 from the Renton area re-enacted the experiences of some of their pioneer ancestors who crossed the plains using… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2019
Renderings of the redevelopement of 200 Mill Avenue South, taken from the new contract. Courtesy of city of Renton.

Downtown plaza promises a hotel, apartments and a park

The plans for the old City Hall location have been cemented by Cosmos and city leaders

Renderings of the redevelopement of 200 Mill Avenue South, taken from the new contract. Courtesy of city of Renton.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Seniors in nearby care facilities took flight in a 1942 Boeing Stearman biplane at Renton Municipal Airport, offered by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.

No age cap to fly

On Sunday, Aug. 11 and Monday Aug. 12 seniors from Burien, Mercer Island and Issaquah with interest or experience in flying were able to take… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Seniors in nearby care facilities took flight in a 1942 Boeing Stearman biplane at Renton Municipal Airport, offered by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.
Courtesy of Mary’s Place. Volunteers from KeyBank’s Hispanic-Latino Impact Networking Group and Key Women’s Network gave a formerly homeless family “everything they would need to start fresh in a new apartment” through the Make-a-Home program.

Volunteers needed to help displaced families

A mother and her children found a home in Renton thanks to Mary’s Place nonprofit

Courtesy of Mary’s Place. Volunteers from KeyBank’s Hispanic-Latino Impact Networking Group and Key Women’s Network gave a formerly homeless family “everything they would need to start fresh in a new apartment” through the Make-a-Home program.

Clear winners in a tight Renton primary

Pavone and Maxwell qualify with a six vote difference

Possible suspect in shooting, courtesy of Renton police.
Possible suspect in shooting, courtesy of Renton police.

Suspect uses a Lime rental car to steal packages

Renton Police are searching for information on a thief who destroyed a doorbell camera

  • Aug 15, 2019
Courtesy of Renton Police Department.

Renton PD search for white truck involved in hit and run

The Renton Police Department traffic unit is asking for the public’s help in locating a white truck involved in a hit and run. The hit… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019
Courtesy of Renton Police Department.
Renton Police Officer Tanuj Soni has been charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and abuse of office. Photo courtesy of City of Renton

Court documents reveal details of alleged assault by a Renton police officer

Deputy Chief says RPD is performing an internal investigation

Renton Police Officer Tanuj Soni has been charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and abuse of office. Photo courtesy of City of Renton

Renton officer arrested in Des Moines

The arrest was related to an “encounter with a woman” according to Renton Police Department

Courts reveal probable cause against Renton Police officer

King County Prosecutor’s office charged Tanuj Soni with second degree assault

Photo by Haley Ausbun. President of the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association sped around in his car, named “Mr. Bean,” to show off an electric vehicle’s torque at Renton Technical College, July 30.

Renton shown the power behind electric cars

PSE holds event to showcase how electric vehicles are paving the future of transportation

Photo by Haley Ausbun. President of the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association sped around in his car, named “Mr. Bean,” to show off an electric vehicle’s torque at Renton Technical College, July 30.

Renton elementary schools use new tool for back-to-school shopping

Parents will soon be able to breath a sigh of relief when they send their children back to school. But before that first day of… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Seattle anchors future Renton water taxi

SECO leaders tell state they are ready to implement new ferries

Nolte State Park, pictured, as well as Federation Forest and Nisqually Park are just three of the many state parks free to visit Aug. 25. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks

Next state park “free day” Aug. 25 | Washington State Parks

There are several state parks residents can enjoy nearby

  • Aug 10, 2019
Nolte State Park, pictured, as well as Federation Forest and Nisqually Park are just three of the many state parks free to visit Aug. 25. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks

Growth is inevitable, but where is it going?

City leaders discuss possible challenges with affordability and displacement

Photo courtesy of Gary Palmer. The 2019 Renton Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.

No birdies, just Seahawks to support local chamber event

Former NFL players joined other Renton businesses on the green at the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Annual Golf Classic. On July 29 at Fairwood… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Gary Palmer. The 2019 Renton Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.