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Food from the Salty Blue menu (photo credit: Salty Blue)

Renton’s Salty Blue brings Aussie-style fish and chips to Puget Sound’s culinary landscape

Restaurant owner said he is the region’s sole importer of traditional Australian fish.

Food from the Salty Blue menu (photo credit: Salty Blue)
Blood donations (photo credit: Bloodworks Northwest)

Bloodworks Northwest to host blood drives in Renton

Donor representative says O positive blood is in high demand.

Blood donations (photo credit: Bloodworks Northwest)
Pacific Science Center sign (photo credit: University of Washington)

Male advocacy group files legal complaint against Pacific Science Center for girl-specific programs

Complaint claims the museum is violating equal protections clause by excluding boys

Pacific Science Center sign (photo credit: University of Washington)
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Renton police investigate possible hit and run after finding injured woman on side of road

The woman was reportedly semi-conscious and unable to describe what had happened to officers.

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Renton History Museum (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Renton Reporter)

Renton History Museum set to reopen this month

Capacity will be limited, calling for reservations is encouraged.

Renton History Museum (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Renton Reporter)
SAAFF Promo and Sponsors (photo credit: Seattle Asian American Film Festival)

Seattle Asian American Film Festival continues in virtual format

Festival spokesperson says the virtual format allows for more access to films and events.

SAAFF Promo and Sponsors (photo credit: Seattle Asian American Film Festival)
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Proposed bill aims to trade handcuffs for help when it comes to drug use

Supreme Court decision to strike down drug possesion law leaves oppurtunity to shift paradigm

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House passes bill to increase financial reporting, transparency by healthcare providers

Bill’s prime sponsor says it will help address healthcare equity and affordability.

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“The Color of Flight,” designed and sculpted by Kirk Reese at Sunset Neighborhood Park (photo credit: Renton Municipal Arts Commission)

Renton Municipal Arts Commission is giving grants for community art projects

Grants will be awarded ranging from $500 to $10,000 in an effort to encourage community art.

“The Color of Flight,” designed and sculpted by Kirk Reese at Sunset Neighborhood Park (photo credit: Renton Municipal Arts Commission)
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Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease expected to rise in Washington, nationwide

Report records 120,000 diagnoses in Washington.

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Study shows Washingtonians exceeded ‘heavy drinking’ threshold in 2020

The survey suggests Washingtonians drank more than 17 alcoholic beverages a week on average.

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Renton Police believe they have identified suspect involved in March 1 shooting

Incident leaves 17-year-old male deceased.

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Judge Kara Murphy Richards (photo credit: City of Renton)

Renton to implement alternative to jail for low-level offenders

Community court aims to mitigate the underlying factors that lead people to crime.

Judge Kara Murphy Richards (photo credit: City of Renton)
The suspected car thief and kidnapper (photo credit: Renton Police Department)

RPD searching for kidnapping suspect after finding the stolen child

The incident triggered an amber alert yesterday (Feb. 24)

The suspected car thief and kidnapper (photo credit: Renton Police Department)
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How the pandemic and coronavirus variants can show us evolution in real time

Scientists say viruses reproduce and mutate at higher rates, creating viral variants.

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Chef Marlys Miller does cooking demo for students (photo credit: David Nelson)

Career and technical educators at Lindbergh HS adapt to teach hands-on courses remotely

‘Through all of this we will become better teachers.’

Chef Marlys Miller does cooking demo for students (photo credit: David Nelson)
Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, an ob-gyn with the University of Washington School of Medicine and senior author of the report (Photo Credit: University of Washington School of Medicine)

UW study shows high COVID infection rates among pregnant women

Study shows infection rates to be two to four times higher than expected among minority groups.

Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, an ob-gyn with the University of Washington School of Medicine and senior author of the report (Photo Credit: University of Washington School of Medicine)
Photo credit: Renton Downtown Partnership

‘Coffee Crawl,” to support Renton businesses sells out ahead of next weekends events

Event organizers and business owners say both pandemic and downtown construction has hurt business.

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29-year-old Vitaliy L. Lakotiy (photo credit: Renton Police Department)

Renton Police looking for missing person

RPD posted alerts about missing 29-year-old Vitality L. Lakotiy

29-year-old Vitaliy L. Lakotiy (photo credit: Renton Police Department)