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Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.

Public can help reduce the number of thefts at shopping centers

Renton Police Department get the word out on prevention, and public express concern about gym thefts

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.
Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City takes next step to improve Sunset community

In-unit washer and dryer, front and back doors, sleek ovens and counter tops. Large preserved trees and an edible landscape, artichokes and raspberries included, with… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City seeks candidates for an advisory committee and more community news…

Semi-finalists selected from Liberty Two Liberty High School students — Arne Grette and Annabelle Smith — were selected as National Merit Scholarship Corporation semi-finalists. There… Continue reading

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Petition did not meet requirement

An update to the story “Neighbors voice concerns over potential annexation” from the Sept. 14 edition of the Reporter: On Monday, Sept. 17, council president… Continue reading

Renton Christian Schools placed on lockdown this morning

After 30 minutes, the lockdown was lifted and school began as normal.

From the Renton Police Department. Images of the suspects and their vehicle.

Renton Police look for suspects who stole from mourning mother

Two suspects took the victim’s purse from her car as she visiting her son’s grave.

From the Renton Police Department. Images of the suspects and their vehicle.

UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Renton schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018
From the city of Renton.

Mayor releases ‘conservative but strong’ biennial budget

The proposed budget will have public hearings on Oct. 22 and Nov. 5.

From the city of Renton.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

Police urge additional victims to come forward

Three cases have been filed in Skyway and Auburn of sexual assaults.

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.

New police chief sworn into duty

Renton’s new police chief Ed VanValey was sworn in by Mayor Denis Law Monday, Oct. 1 at the city council meeting. The meeting featured the… Continue reading

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.
Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.

Renton man among many searching for a kidney donor

Kidney transplants are the most common needed, live donors can help with the kidney demand

Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.

Announcing a town hall meeting regarding the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn will be hosting a town hall meeting Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Maple Hills Elementary School.… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018
Photo by Haley Ausbun. A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport.

City begins to move forward with airport extension possibilities

The FAA confirmed new standards must be met, and Renton must decide how the airport will change.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport.

Update: Suspect in August kidnapping booked

The attempted attack occurred on Aug. 13 in unincorporated King County.

Seahawks honor Liberty cheerleader, and more community news…

Skyway Library wins design award The King County Library System announced mid-September the Skyway Library had won the 2018 Civic Design Citation Award by the… Continue reading

Couple charged in death of Renton man

Updated from “Married couple booked into King County Jail for murder of 67-year-old victim”