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Renton receives county funding for homeless programs

Dave Upthegrove secured a $1 million investment to assist cities countywide.

  • May 26, 2018

 

Renton Regional Fire Authority seeks candidates for Civil Service Commission

The commission organizes and enforces RCW provisions within the RRFA.

  • May 26, 2018

 

King County considers buying 65,000 acres for conservation

The proposed plan would protect forests, trails, shorelines, and farms.

 

Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance upkeep at Safeco Field in Seattle. Photo by HyunJae Park/Flickr

King County leaders want to allocate $180 million to Safeco Field

But once councilmember thinks funding for affordable housing and the arts should come before subsidizing stadium maintenance.

Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance upkeep at Safeco Field in Seattle. Photo by HyunJae Park/Flickr

Planning for Memorial Day travel

WSDOT offers tips to reduce headaches when traveling during the three-day weekend.

  • May 25, 2018

Street names in North Renton change

North Park Drive was changed to North Southport Drive, and Northeast Park Drive to Northeast Sunset Boulevard.

Photo courtesy by Renton School District

Tiffany Park students welcomed by a ‘Dap Line’

The event was planned by the school’s I-CARE (Inviting Conversations About Race and Equity) parent committee.

  • May 24, 2018
Photo courtesy by Renton School District

American Legion Fred Hancock Post and Unit 19 honors veterans on National Poppy Day

People worldwide wear the poppy to honor living veterans and those who lost their lives.

  • May 24, 2018

Renton Memorial Day ceremony on May 28

The ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m., May 28 at Veterans Memorial Park, 523 Third Ave. S.

  • May 24, 2018

Field is set for fall election season

Check out who is running in the area legislative and congressional districts.

Financial forecast opens city’s budgeting season

Early projections reflect the $3 million loss in sales tax from the Cascade/Benson Hill annexation.

Buy lemonade, help fight cancer

Antonio’s Grand Lemonade Stand is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 2 at Cascade Elementary School.

  • May 22, 2018
Photo courtesy Renton Police Department

Renton police looking for robbery suspects

The two suspects were involved in a strong arm robbery in Walmart May 17.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy Renton Police Department
Photo courtesy Renton Police Department

Man steals jewelry worth $20,000 from Renton pawn shop

The suspect entered the store, smashed the ring display case with a hammer and took the jewelry May 17.

  • May 21, 2018
Photo courtesy Renton Police Department
Officer Thaddeus Kerkhoff, right, with his wife Shari, left, and daughter Harlem. Photo courtesy Renton School District

RHS school resource officer wins award for community service

Officer Thaddeus Kerkhoff received the Washington Association of School Administrators Community Service award.

  • May 21, 2018
Officer Thaddeus Kerkhoff, right, with his wife Shari, left, and daughter Harlem. Photo courtesy Renton School District

Renton Relay for Life is June 22

The event begins 6 p.m. Friday and runs until 8 a.m. Saturday, June 23 at Renton Memorial Stadium.

  • May 21, 2018
Students at Alisa Vinson’s kindergarten class at Cascade Elementary School grab breakfast in their classroom. The breakfast program at Cascade ensures every student in the school eats breakfast in their classroom. Photos by Leah Abraham

Cascade Elementary School wins national award for breakfast program

The program ensures every student in the school eats breakfast in their classroom.

Students at Alisa Vinson’s kindergarten class at Cascade Elementary School grab breakfast in their classroom. The breakfast program at Cascade ensures every student in the school eats breakfast in their classroom. Photos by Leah Abraham

Got hot food? Volunteers needed

The Renton Meal Coalition is looking for volunteers to bring hot food to serve during its evening meal program on May 19.

  • May 18, 2018

City initiative aims to spruce up downtown

The emphasis involves multiple city departments, businesses, Chamber of Commerce, Renton Downtown Partnership and others.

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Can King County win its lawsuit against Big Oil?

Legal experts think past lawsuits against the tobacco industry increase the odds of a favorable outcome.

This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons