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Gaming expo sees continued success

Renton City Retro Expo celebrates its sixth year

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Renton Farmers Market opens on June 4

The market features fresh local produce and fruits, as well as entertainment and demonstrations

  • May 31, 2019

No Renton teachers to be cut in 2019-20 budget

Unanticipated revenue savings from this year is keeping the Renton School District from making cuts to staff after a rough legislative session for schools. The… Continue reading

Renton child “possibly” shot on Memorial Day

Police seek more information from public

The city of Renton honored its fallen veterans on Monday, May 27 at Veterans Park.
                                The event included an invocation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion Chaplain Bruce Feltmann, presentation of the colors from Renton Police Department Color Guard, councilmember Carol Ann Witschi performing the “National Anthem” and “God Bless America,” as well as speakers Mayor Denis Law, veteran Darrell Pilat and army veteran David Waggoner.
                                Several veterans presented wreaths, courtesy of Greenwood Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Renton.
                                Photos courtesy of city of Renton.

Renton honors their fallen and missing

Memorial Day events hosted at local park

The city of Renton honored its fallen veterans on Monday, May 27 at Veterans Park.
                                The event included an invocation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion Chaplain Bruce Feltmann, presentation of the colors from Renton Police Department Color Guard, councilmember Carol Ann Witschi performing the “National Anthem” and “God Bless America,” as well as speakers Mayor Denis Law, veteran Darrell Pilat and army veteran David Waggoner.
                                Several veterans presented wreaths, courtesy of Greenwood Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Renton.
                                Photos courtesy of city of Renton.

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

Local travels from Renton, to Japan and the rest of the world

Navy member speaks on exploring through service

‘Park desert’ remains despite city upgrades

Renton uses bond money to upgrade public parks

“We want a living wage” – Union workers to Renton city officials

Union 2170 speaks out about “unfair” contracts

Council hits the gas on lowering speed limits

Renton councilmembers suggested a city-wide 20 mph limit

Buggles plays the trumpet at the Acro-Cats with the Rock Cats Performance at the Carco Theatre in Renton on May 21. This is the first of three shows the Rock Cats will be performing. Photo by Kayse Angel

The cat’s meow – Animal show in Renton wows audience

The Rock Cats Rescue homes abandoned animals through circus performances

Buggles plays the trumpet at the Acro-Cats with the Rock Cats Performance at the Carco Theatre in Renton on May 21. This is the first of three shows the Rock Cats will be performing. Photo by Kayse Angel

Here’s who’s running for election in Renton

Candidates had till Friday to file for multiple local electioins

Most recent measles case located in Renton

The fourth King County person confirmed with measles was in public locations in Renton before being diagnosed, according to Public Health Seattle and King County.… Continue reading

Renton man arrested in connection to Seattle shooting

Detectives arrested a 25-year -old Renton man involved in the connection with the May 3 shooting at 23 Avenue and Cherry Street in Central District… Continue reading

Don’t forget about Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, which means a three day weekend for most, but also a time to reflect on those who made great… Continue reading

Renton’s Leisure Estates, a mobile home park for people over 55, hosted Hollywood comedy writer and producer Sy Rosen on May 4 for a screening of his short film The Matchmaker. Left to right: Ellen Ginn, Linda Keeney, Linda Clauson, Sy Rosen, Eileen Cunio, Darlene Ward, Pat Diggs.
                                Photo courtesy of Northwest Prime Time.

Comedy short-film premiers in Renton mobile home park

Leisure Care Estate residents win contest to host special event

Renton’s Leisure Estates, a mobile home park for people over 55, hosted Hollywood comedy writer and producer Sy Rosen on May 4 for a screening of his short film The Matchmaker. Left to right: Ellen Ginn, Linda Keeney, Linda Clauson, Sy Rosen, Eileen Cunio, Darlene Ward, Pat Diggs.
                                Photo courtesy of Northwest Prime Time.

King County’s $5 million derelict boat problem

When a boat sinks, it costs a lot to bring it up, with millions being spent since 2003 on removals.

Self-driving cars: Heaven or hell?

Depending on factors, traffic and environmental impacts could become better or worse.

Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

A design of Yene Boona Café and Roaster House, an Ethiopian coffee shop and roaster. The proposal estimates the project would cost $450,000.
                                Courtesy photo City of Renton

The grand versus the modest – Coffee shop or Plaza for the Old Chamber Building

City Council receives two different proposals for location near the airport

A design of Yene Boona Café and Roaster House, an Ethiopian coffee shop and roaster. The proposal estimates the project would cost $450,000.
                                Courtesy photo City of Renton