Opinion

Armondo Pavone is a true team player | LETTER

During the past four years, Armondo Pavone has faithfully represented the citizens of Renton during his first-term on council and deserves to be re-elected for… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Diane Dobson ‘is not a politician, she is a true leader’ | LETTER

I grew up in Renton and went to school with Diane as kids. I moved to the south and came back after decades to find… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Jami Smith ‘will advocate for Renton’ | LETTER

Renton means a lot to me, and as a lifelong resident and business owner here, I want to see strong and balanced leadership guiding this… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Jami Smith is ‘an extremely well-qualified person’ | LETTER

I believe we need a change in Renton City Council Position No. 6 and that is why I am supporting Jami Smith. Jami Smith is… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

We are fortunate to have Ruth Perez on our City Council | LETTER

I am writing a letter of support for Ruth Perez for Renton City Council position 6. I contacted Ruth several months ago with a problem… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Wayfinding: Is it worth it? | GUEST COMMENTARY

By Jeffery Kelly (Guest Columnist) Before we had cell phones in our hands or GPS units were in our cars, there were paper maps, gas… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Alexa, where is the new headquarters? | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Oct. 27, 2017.

Grappling with education drama | COMMENTARY

When the legal battle on education funding returned to the state Supreme Court Oct. 17, the leader of Washington’s public school system was closely monitoring… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2017

‘I want to see Renton run by people who can work together’ | LETTER

I have lived here for years and plan to remain for years to come. Like many, I have noticed that Renton is growing rapidly, so… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Armondo Pavone ‘has our back’ | LETTER

You don’t have to turn on the news or read an article online to know that we are living in politically charged, turbulent times. This… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Diane Dobson is my ‘go to’ person | LETTER

I met up with Diane Dobson a few years ago. She is now my “go to” person when I have a situation out ofmy ability.… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Jami Smith is the only qualified candidate | LETTER

I have lived, owned a business, served in leadership and partnered with the city in our Renton community for many years. In this year’s elections,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

When I watch Jami Smith ‘my hope grows’ | LETTER

Hello Renton community. My name is Shelley Green. I am fairly new to Renton, having moved over from Seattle last year. I am a married… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Scary salmon | COMIC

Frank Shiers, Jr.’s editorial comic, week of Oct. 20, 2017.

Learning from Tiffany Park means rethinking construction and jobs | LETTER

I’m writing in response to the Sept. 20 article regarding the construction at Tiffany Park. Economic Development can benefit from pacing with nearby ecosystems because… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Our vote is for Ruth Perez | LETTER

We have been residents of Renton since the 1970s and have seen much growth and change in our beautiful city. We are asking the citizens… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Lessons from the Russian Revolution | COMMENTARY

“A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” Vladimir Lenin’s words still resonate 100 years to the month after the beginning of the Russian Revolution… Continue reading

Dismantling racism requires radical patience | OUR CORNER

The other day my friend, a POC (person of color), had to explain to his friend, a white woman, why using the N-word wasn’t acceptable.… Continue reading

Diane Dobson has my support in the upcoming election | LETTER

Diane is committed to Renton with her long standing knowledge of our community with its challenges and issues. She has done a super job of… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Five reasons we’re voting for Ruth Perez | LETTER

Ruth Perez is asking for your vote for reelection to City Council Position No. 6. We have lived in Renton for 10 plus years and… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017