New fire station expected to open next month

Station 15, which is almost 40 years in the making, will service the Kennydale/North Renton area

Law enforcement vehicles at the scene of a crash on I-5 near Northgate in Seattle after a chase that began in Lynnwood on Wednesday. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Police: Little Harry was shot at, chased, then stole the cab

It started when he was a passenger in Lynnwood. It ended when he allegedly crashed the taxi in Seattle.

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

Mayors of nine cities — including Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish — have pledged to help

Photo by Wayne Henry Swan.
                                The windstorm hit a neighborhood in Briarwood hard. Trees were down all around the area, one hitting a very unlucky truck.

City and residents respond to windstorm

The windstorm Sunday, Jan. 6, left some without power for several days. Others fought fallen trees.

Paraeducators and Office Professionals gather at Hazen High School to vote on a strike. Photo courtesy of SEIU Local 925

Issaquah School District disagrees with district office personnel and paraeducators unions

ISD office personnel and paraeducators file grievance against district.

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

We’re moving: Renton Reporter gets a new home

Dear reader, As 2018 comes to an end, your local media organization is looking forward to a new chapter. As Continue reading...

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Local fundraisers, celebrations and more community news

Informational workshops began this week King County is hosting three free workshops for prospective applicants to learn more about the Continue reading...

Mother Nature prefers her landscape to be layered

If you’re looking for low maintenance, put down layers of tall-, medium- and low-growing plants.

Construction closes Coulon deck, and more community news

Film screening coming to Renton Library The Renton Library will be hosting a screening of Ying (Shadow) Saturday, Jan. 19. Continue reading...

Business

Boeing hopes to build upon record year

Last year, a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) global study of aerospace manufacturing attractiveness found the United States is top rated and within Continue reading...

 

Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Andrew Brunson

Hazen High School’s Andrew Brunson, swimming, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 18.… Continue reading

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Reporter Athlete of the Week: Riley O’Brien

Hazen High School’s Riley O’Brien, gymnastics, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for Jan. 18.… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Local painting company celebrates 50 years with eye toward the future

Built by painters, for painters: Community’s longstanding SKIS Painting moves to Renton

 

Northwest
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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

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