New seating areas by the floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the river proved a popular spot for readers of all ages to take a break and enjoy the new library during Saturday’s grand opening celebration.  - Brian Beckley, Renton Reporter

New library draws big crowd, rave reviews

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 4:39PM

Born out of controversy over both site and scope, the new library, like the one before it, straddles the Cedar River and is adjacent to Liberty Park.


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Family, supporters call for release of Nestora Salgado on anniversary of imprisonment

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 4:33PM

Salgado was arrested in 2013 for her leadership in community police group in her hometown of Olinalá in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, which has a long tradition of legally-recognized community self-defense groups.

Metro adjusting South King County routes, including one to Renton

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 3:32PM

In September 2016, Metro is proposing to adjust the frequency of service on the Route 907 along state Route 169 between Renton and Black Diamond.

WSDOT to close northbound I-405 lane and ramps in Tukwila tonight for maintenance work

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 12:54PM

Up to two right lanes of northbound I-405 from I-5 to SR 181/West Valley Highway will be closed from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for bridge deck repair work.

New Cedar River Library opens | SLIDESHOW

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 3:45PM

Hundreds of residents made their way downtown this past Saturday to get their first look inside the new Cedar River Library.

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