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Elementary students to have access to iPads

Renton School District will add 5 iPads to each Kindergarten and first grade class next year.

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Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

Renton Independence Day Party

If you’re not planning on hosting your own “safe and sane” Independence Day celebration, the city of Renton is hosting its own 16th annual Fourth… Continue reading

Refresher course offered for drivers and more community news

Refresher course offered for drivers The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering a refresher course on defensive driving skills from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Dunn applauds House passage of Mountains to Sound Greenway Heritage Act

If passed by the US Senate and signed by the president, there would be a designated stretch of 1.5 million acres between Seattle and Central Washington that would be considered a National Heritage Area.

  • Jun 26, 2018

Industrial facilities honored for environmental compliance in 2017

Commitment to business practices that support a vibrant economy while protecting regional water quality earned environmental awards for 62 local industrial facilities from King County’s Industrial Waste Program, including multiple companies in Renton.

  • Jun 25, 2018

Washington Department of Licensing takes steps to comply with Real ID Act

Enhanced license required for domestic flights in 2020

  • Jun 24, 2018
The city of Renton celebrated the completion of phase one at the Sunset Park Saturday. Photos courtesy city of Renton

City celebrated end of Sunset Park phase one

A two-in-one celebration was held June 16 as the city of Renton celebrated the completion of phase one of the Sunset Neighborhood Park as well… Continue reading

The city of Renton celebrated the completion of phase one at the Sunset Park Saturday. Photos courtesy city of Renton
After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County executive proposes $100 million affordable housing bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons
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Job hiring event Friday

On spot interviews and offers will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Lake Washington

  • Jun 21, 2018
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Detectives seek witnesses to SR 167 hit and run

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a vehicle switched lanes causing him to collide with the barrier.

  • Jun 21, 2018

Auction to fight homelessness and more community news

Auction to fight homelessness On July 14 Elysian Brewing and the Seattle Seahawks are joining forces to support Plymouth Housing Group with their first Auction… Continue reading

Former Renton man charged in “Operation Broken Heart”

His next court appearance is July 24.

One dead, one injured following collision Sunday night

A Renton motorcyclist died after he struck a vehicle June 17 on state Route 169 in Maple Valley.

Fire Training recruit class 5 graduation

Recruits from the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be graduating on June 19.

  • Jun 19, 2018
Children help during the June 12 ribbon cutting event of the new playground at Vision House. Courtesy photos

Vision House installs new playground for children

Vision House, the non profit located in Renton, was the recipient of a new playground last week. Vision House helps provide transitional housing and support… Continue reading

Children help during the June 12 ribbon cutting event of the new playground at Vision House. Courtesy photos
Students deliver breakfast to their classrooms as part of Cascade Elementary’s Breakfast After the Bell program. Courtesy photo

Cascade Elementary, RSD honored for most improved

United Way celebrated June 8 for increasing number of students who eat breakfast before school.

Students deliver breakfast to their classrooms as part of Cascade Elementary’s Breakfast After the Bell program. Courtesy photo
Birthday Dreams held a ribbon cutting June 6 to celebrate its new location. Photo courtesy Birthday Dreams

Birthday Dreams celebrates new location

Birthday Dreams, the local non profit that helps bring joy to homeless children with the gift of a birthday party, just celebrated its move to… Continue reading

Birthday Dreams held a ribbon cutting June 6 to celebrate its new location. Photo courtesy Birthday Dreams

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

Photos courtesy city of Renton

Sunset Park grand opening this Saturday

Enjoy live performances during the 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. celebration June 16

Photos courtesy city of Renton