Renton Planning Commission to recommend medical pot ban

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With the rules on recreational marijuana retail stores now in place and the moratorium on medical marijuana facilities about to expire, the city is poised to take the next step with a recommendation that all medical-marijuana facilities be banned within the City of Renton.


Community Events, August 2014

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Metro will use a federal grant to test battery-powered, zero-emission buses

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 5:02PM

Thanks to a $4.7 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration, Metro recently signed a deal with Proterra Inc. to replace two older buses with 40-foot heavy-duty battery electric buses.

South Treatment plant gets new mural

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 4:14PM

About 12 students participated in a hands-on food systems experience and aerosol design orientation at the farm on July 29 followed by a day of aerosol artwork led by artist Ricardo Israel on Aug. 7.

Police seek masked man who robbed downtown bank

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 3:10PM

The suspect approached three tellers at about 3 p.m., demanding cash from each one. He kept his right hand in his pocket, but no one saw a gun.

UPDATE: Coulon to reopen for swimming at noon Wednesday

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 5:44PM

According to Recreation Director Kris Stimpson, the city received the notification from the county around 4 p.m. Tuesday and decided to wait until Wednesday to call back lifeguards and officially reopen the swimming area.

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Renton has been ranked the sixth most-stressed city in Washington. Are you ‘stressed in Renton’?

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