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Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Growth is happening, how will Renton handle it?

Part one of a three-part series on the city’s transformation

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Learning becomes pure fun in the summer

It may be summer, but some students in Renton Schools are still engaging with learning in fun ways, like traveling to the Seattle Amazon campus,… Continue reading

Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’

Healthcare workers rally in Renton and Providence Headquarters

Photo courtesy of Kevin McPherson. The Wenatchee Youth Circus traveling truck.

She didn’t need to runaway to join the circus

High flying Renton teen performs at River Days

Photo courtesy of Kevin McPherson. The Wenatchee Youth Circus traveling truck.

Watch your mailbox for Primary Election ballots

Registered voters should receive their ballots by Monday, July 22, for the August 6 primary.

  • Jul 26, 2019

Boeing says shutting down Renton 737 line is an “alternative” to prepare for

Slow production of planes, and the grounding of the 737 Max, may result in job loss

Courtesy of Kennydale Lions Club.
                                Every year, Kennydale Lions Club select Hazen High School students, based on merit and academics, for a scholarship. This year’s winners are Rachel Dennis, Kristen Hing and Ahmet Ucar. Congratulations to the three scholars. The next years applications are due by spring break , and can contact their school counselor for more information, Lions Club Scott Oda stated in an email.

Kennydale honors Hazen scholars

Every year, Kennydale Lions Club select Hazen High School students, based on merit and academics, for a scholarship. This year’s winners are Rachel Dennis, Kristin… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019
Courtesy of Kennydale Lions Club.
                                Every year, Kennydale Lions Club select Hazen High School students, based on merit and academics, for a scholarship. This year’s winners are Rachel Dennis, Kristen Hing and Ahmet Ucar. Congratulations to the three scholars. The next years applications are due by spring break , and can contact their school counselor for more information, Lions Club Scott Oda stated in an email.

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

Renton revenue rises thanks to red light camera

A traffic camera on South Puget Drive beats record number of citations in half the time

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Untreated water released in Renton

The Department of Ecology investigating two pollution incidents in King County

Courtesy of the King County 911 Center Facebook page.

Scam victims sent to sheriff’s office

KCSO reminds people to watch out for scams

Courtesy of the King County 911 Center Facebook page.

Candidates wish to steer the future of Renton schools

Part three in The Renton Reporter’s candidate questionnaire series

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo
A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

Update: the drivers have been identified.

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol
Courtesy city of Renton
                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

River Days documentary memorializes event’s history

New events and features added to annual celebration

Courtesy city of Renton
                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

If the roof is a rockin’…

Renton’s first rooftop concert kicks off with an 80s theme