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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.
Courtesy of King County Elections.

Updated primary results

Marcie Maxwell now has a 10-vote lead over Armondo Pavone

Courtesy of King County Elections.
Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.
                                 Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.

500 cyclists aim to obliterate cancer

Local event to bring riders through Renton

Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.
                                 Three friends and cyclists celebrate as they cross the finish line during the 2018 Obliteride event. Photo courtesy of Fred Hutch Obliteride.
Photos by Haley Ausbun. The BackYardFarm, a local couple trying to help folks with small yards build their own farm, hosted an event July 27, where guests could meet the animals, feed the goats and eat food sourced from their own back yard.

Rentonites can have a farm, e-i-e-i-o

Urban farmers want to teach their neighbors how to be sustainable

Photos by Haley Ausbun. The BackYardFarm, a local couple trying to help folks with small yards build their own farm, hosted an event July 27, where guests could meet the animals, feed the goats and eat food sourced from their own back yard.

Renton family searching for missing man

Update: Police have now located the missing person.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.