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Uninsured percentage in Renton since the Affordable Care Act. Data from Public Health- King County and Seattle.

Uninsured rate doubles in Renton as enrollment period tightens

Entering the shortest enrollment period for insurance since the Affordable Care Act debuted in 2013, Renton has large numbers of adults uninsured compared to the… Continue reading

Uninsured percentage in Renton since the Affordable Care Act. Data from Public Health- King County and Seattle.

Real-world work experience incorporated into school life

Photo by Haley Ausbun Career Connect Washington presented a plan for increasing alternatives after high school graduation and for including more real-world experience, like paid… Continue reading

Christmas is coming early and more community news…

Mark your calendars: Christmas is coming early The Landing will be hosting its Christmas tree lighting and a laser light show from 6 to 8… Continue reading

Suspicious package found at Boeing was empty

One building was evacuated with multiple road closures.

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

Stroke sixth leading cause of death in Washingtons state

From the Washington State Department of Health: Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day, and the Washington State Department of Health is urging people to know… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018
Renton Fire Chief Rick Marshall

Improved protection rating benefits department, residents

The Renton Regional Fire Authority (RRFA) is now listed among the best in state according to the Washington Surveying & Rating Bureau. The fire authority… Continue reading

Renton Fire Chief Rick Marshall
Photo By Haley Ausbun.
                                The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank celebrates its new location with city and chamber representatives Oct. 16. The new location opened in May and offers clothing for those in need.

Clothes bank celebrates move to new location

The Kiwanis Clothes Bank took time to celebrate its new space.

Photo By Haley Ausbun.
                                The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank celebrates its new location with city and chamber representatives Oct. 16. The new location opened in May and offers clothing for those in need.

Help chart future Skyway-West Hill development at Oct. 30 forum

The following from the King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review: Help King County plan the future of land use and development in Skyway… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018
Robert Morrison addresses the court Thursday during his sentencing hearing. Photo by Kayse Angel

Morrison sentenced to 5 years in prison

Former martial arts teacher pleaded guilty to child rape, communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Robert Morrison addresses the court Thursday during his sentencing hearing. Photo by Kayse Angel

King County Elections open Saturday for voter registration

The following from King County Elections office: Due to an increased volume of citizens registering to vote, King County Elections will be open Saturday, Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Business Expo next month in Renton, and more community news

City surveys residents on bike sharing The city of Renton is asking residents via an online survey their opinion on bike sharing programs. The survey… Continue reading

Crews on scene at reported stabbing

Renton firefighters Tweeted units are on scene near 4th and Shattuck Avenue South treating one patient with reported stab wounds. The Tweet continued stating the… Continue reading

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Oberto celebrates 100 years with special at Factory Store

A surprise celebrity guest may step in as cashier during the event.

  • Oct 22, 2018
47th Legislative District state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, and his challenger, Mona Das, D-Covington, listen to other candidates for state office speaking Tuesday afternoon during a forum at the Auburn Community Event Center. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Candidates for state office stake out their positions before Auburn crowd

47th and 31st Legislative districts represented at chamber-backed event

47th Legislative District state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, and his challenger, Mona Das, D-Covington, listen to other candidates for state office speaking Tuesday afternoon during a forum at the Auburn Community Event Center. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.

Public can help reduce the number of thefts at shopping centers

Renton Police Department get the word out on prevention, and public express concern about gym thefts

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.
Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City takes next step to improve Sunset community

In-unit washer and dryer, front and back doors, sleek ovens and counter tops. Large preserved trees and an edible landscape, artichokes and raspberries included, with… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City seeks candidates for an advisory committee and more community news…

Semi-finalists selected from Liberty Two Liberty High School students — Arne Grette and Annabelle Smith — were selected as National Merit Scholarship Corporation semi-finalists. There… Continue reading