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He called 911 then was arrested for homicide

Suspect with history of assault denies his alleged role in the incident

 

Luis Hernandez. Courtesy of Renton Schools

He didn’t care much for class until his teacher encouraged his photography

Local Renton student’s photographs featured in exhibit in Spain

 

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

Renton considers legal avenues for airport plan

The city is looking at how it can combat the FAA’s masterplan requirements

 

Renton man shot, killed at encampment

Renton Police are asking for information or witnesses

Courtesy of City of Renton. Site area for the Park Avenue North extension, a project from the city and SECO development that creates a second access point for Southport.

SECO expands its reach

Two new land acquisitions will expand Southport

Courtesy of City of Renton. Site area for the Park Avenue North extension, a project from the city and SECO development that creates a second access point for Southport.
Courtesy of Renton School District.

Under-enrollment in Renton may lead to budget, staff cuts

RSD asking for feedback on how to cut its spending due to impending losses

Courtesy of Renton School District.
Courtesy of Renton Schools. Through a mentor program between local students and car dealerships, involving Renton School District Career Technical Education (CTE) worksite learning coordinators, nonprofit Mentor Washington and Communities in Schools Renton-Tukwila, students are getting both careers and a friendly hand on stepping into the adulthood. Pictured: First mentee in the program Nick Romo, who has gone on to continue his career after the program and is nearly a master technician, in a video about the program.

Dealing kids a better future

Local car dealerships mentor Renton students for future careers

Courtesy of Renton Schools. Through a mentor program between local students and car dealerships, involving Renton School District Career Technical Education (CTE) worksite learning coordinators, nonprofit Mentor Washington and Communities in Schools Renton-Tukwila, students are getting both careers and a friendly hand on stepping into the adulthood. Pictured: First mentee in the program Nick Romo, who has gone on to continue his career after the program and is nearly a master technician, in a video about the program.
Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.

River flooding pushes Renton to the limits

Heavy rains and rising waters could cost Renton millions

Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. An annual event, Renton High School students showed off their culture, heritage and interests through the 2020 Renton Multicultural Show, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center. The student hosts of the event opened up by saying that Renton High School holds the event each year as a chance to get their one big family into the room together in “reunion.” Performances included the Multicultural Fashion Show, Black Student Union, Latinx Student Union, K-pop and J-pop performances, Filipino Club and many more.

Renton High shows off its culture

Photos by Haley Ausbun. An annual event, Renton High School students showed off their culture, heritage and interests through the 2020 Renton Multicultural Show, Feb.… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. An annual event, Renton High School students showed off their culture, heritage and interests through the 2020 Renton Multicultural Show, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center. The student hosts of the event opened up by saying that Renton High School holds the event each year as a chance to get their one big family into the room together in “reunion.” Performances included the Multicultural Fashion Show, Black Student Union, Latinx Student Union, K-pop and J-pop performances, Filipino Club and many more.
A screenshot of the Facebook post from Feb. 5 containing the video that allegedly showed roaches in the downtown Renton IHOP kitchen. The restaurant was inspected the next day at request of the owner and found to be clean and free of pests.

Inspection debunks fake viral cockroach video

A local IHOP restaurant received an “excellent” rating after complaints made

A screenshot of the Facebook post from Feb. 5 containing the video that allegedly showed roaches in the downtown Renton IHOP kitchen. The restaurant was inspected the next day at request of the owner and found to be clean and free of pests.
Photo courtesy of AIFF Local 864. Just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 a five-vehicle collision on Interstate 405 (I-405) North between Renton and Tukwila halted evening traffic and caused an involved semi truck to catch fire.

Residents hurt in two crashes over the weekend

Two severe accidents over the weekend in Renton destroyed vehicles and left passengers injured or in critical condition. Just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of AIFF Local 864. Just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 a five-vehicle collision on Interstate 405 (I-405) North between Renton and Tukwila halted evening traffic and caused an involved semi truck to catch fire.

Renton student victim of drive by shooting

The 16-year-old was shot in the back of a stolen car

Three die in Renton of Fentanyl overdose

Three fatal overdoses on the same day have prompted county officials to remind residents of the dangers of fentanyl and non-prescription pills. The three deaths… Continue reading

One dead in drive by shooting

Police are searching for information on the shooter

Courtesy of Armondo Pavone.

“I’m enjoying all of it”

Pavone speaks on his first weeks as mayor

Courtesy of Armondo Pavone.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Cedar River was high as several streets in and near Renton faced closures due to flooding, Thursday, Feb. 6.

Flooding closes several Renton roads, Maple Valley Highway

Thursday flooding of May Creek and Cedar River from rain closed streets in Renton and nearby unincorporated King County.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Cedar River was high as several streets in and near Renton faced closures due to flooding, Thursday, Feb. 6.
From the Reporter archive. Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Protesters stand outside in the freezing weather on Nov. 4, 2017 to protest the proposed asphalt plant on Maple Valley Highway.

Activist group sparked by grant

“Save the Cedar River” was awarded $20,000 to oppose planned asphalt plant

From the Reporter archive. Photo by Kayse Angel
                                Protesters stand outside in the freezing weather on Nov. 4, 2017 to protest the proposed asphalt plant on Maple Valley Highway.
PHOTO BY HALEY AUSBUN

Tommy the Turtle returns

Historic, interactive art placed at Kennydale Beach

PHOTO BY HALEY AUSBUN
Courtesy of city of Renton. A mudslide closed lanes the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 5. Expected to reopen later that evening.

Mudslide blocks lane on Maple Valley Highway

A mudslide in Renton has closed one lane and half of another along westbound Maple Valley Highway. The city of Renton and Renton Police Department… Continue reading

Courtesy of city of Renton. A mudslide closed lanes the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 5. Expected to reopen later that evening.

The first threat was fireworks, the second is voicemails

Police investigate Renton school threats