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Remains found at Highlands’ construction site

A human jaw bone was uncovered Tuesday at a residential construction site at 2211 Edmonds Ave. N.E., according to the Renton Police Department.

  • May 17, 2008

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  • May 15, 2008

Table sponsors needed for Salvation Army dinner

Renton Salvation Army is hosting its annual Need Knows No Season Benefit Dinner at the Spirit of Washington Event Center June 26 at 6 p.m. Tickets are not yet for sale.

  • May 15, 2008

Ahead of Class awards honor teachers

Eleven Renton School District teachers were honored recently at the Excellence in Education Ahead of the Class awards ceremony.

  • May 12, 2008

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  • May 12, 2008

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  • May 8, 2008

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  • May 8, 2008

Guest composers to join Nelsen choir

The Nelsen Middle School Concert Chorus performs often — about once a month. And not just at Nelsen, but at community events in Renton and Seattle.

  • May 8, 2008

After getting start in Renton, KMPS’ Riggs retires

Thousands of Northwest radio listeners woke up one last time to Don Riggs’ voice recently during his final broadcast after 55 years in the industry.

  • May 7, 2008

And, they’re off

Benson Hill Elementary was filled with high-speed cars Saturday. Tiny, high-speed cars, made by local Cub Scouts for “Pinewood Derby Race Off 2008.”

  • May 7, 2008

First HOT commute ‘going good’

The first test of the new HOT lanes on State Route 167 – at least from the commuters’ standpoint – came Monday morning.

Hazen High’s top seniors recognized

Twelve Hazen High School students were recognized as Outstanding Seniors at Wednesday’s Renton School Board meeting.

  • May 7, 2008

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  • May 5, 2008

CROPWALK raises about $30,000

More than 300 people participated in Sunday’s 25th annual CROPWALK on the Cedar River Trail to raise money for the fight against hunger locally and worldwide.

  • May 5, 2008

Benson Hill students carry on May Day tradition

Students from Benson Hill Elementary’s three second-grade classrooms marked the first day of May Thursday with a traditional touch: by leaving baskets of flowers on neighbors’ porches.

  • May 5, 2008

‘The best Pinewood Derby yet’

Renton Boy Scout Ashton Blaylock entered cars in “probably five” Pinewood Derbys when he was a Cub Scout. So it means something when the sixth-grader at Nelsen Middle School says today’s (Saturday’s) race at Benson Hill Elementary will be the best.

  • May 3, 2008

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  • May 1, 2008

Hazen presents classic, ‘You Can’t Take it With You’

• The Hazen Players of Hazen High School will present “You Can’t Take it With You” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students with ASB, $7 for adults and students without ASB.

  • Apr 30, 2008