Haley Ausbun

RHS Students gear up for Bubblin Brown Sugar dance competition

The competition is April 27 at Garfield High School.

 

Budget adjustment includes $103.9M more in spending

Majority of the spending is leftover expenses from 2018. A city fee schedule change will also impact park shelter costs and building permit costs.

 

Special police partners honored

King County Sheriff’s Office dedicates new memorial to honor K9 service dogs and handlers.

 

Renton Councilmember Carol Ann Witschi won’t seek reelection

Two council seats will be without an incumbent on election ballot.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Rooftop dragon roars over Renton

New 25-foot iconic sculpture draws crowd downtown.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Affordable housing unit opens to tenants

More than half of the 48 units have already been leased out.

Photos courtesy of the city website

Portion of Burnett Avenue North to close for eight months for sewer rehabilitation

The Eastside Interceptor carries sewage from all the Eastside cities south of Kirkland.

Photos courtesy of the city website
Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.

Top 10 Ahead of the Class teachers surprised

The final five will receive $500 at an event on April 18 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center.

Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.
Courtesy photo from the city of Renton of the “Let’s Go Renton!” recreation guide.

Changes coming to Henry Moses Aquatic Center in 2019

The pool will now have a third open swim session and no longer turn away guests for low attendance and cold weather.

Courtesy photo from the city of Renton of the “Let’s Go Renton!” recreation guide.
Screenshot of the land restriction alert from King County Road Services.

Lane restrictions on Rainier Avenue South expected starting Monday

From an alert from King County Road Services Division

Screenshot of the land restriction alert from King County Road Services.

School board weighs its options

Renton School Board members reviewed three possible options regarding funding.

STREAM offers after school curriculum for Highland kids

A new program is redefining the North Highlands Neighborhood Center

Photo by Kayse Angel

What’s next for the I-405 master plan?

New express toll lanes from Renton to Bellevue are coming soon.

Photo by Kayse Angel

The flyover ramp is complete. What comes next?

The Washington State Department of Transportation is getting ready for the next steps of the Interstate 405 master plan.

Rotary members sit down with county executive

Renton Rotary members recently had the chance to ask King County Executive Dow Constantine about Sound Transit 3, the landfill, composting plant, asphalt plant and… Continue reading

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

City receives highest bond rating available

Renton now has the highest financial rating a city can achieve. The city received a AAA rating on long-term bonds from Standard & Poor’s Global… Continue reading

Skyway family uses AI security system to stop potential intruder

Jackeline Nowell was with her three children at her Skyway home when her security system app notified her someone was outside. She saw a shadow… Continue reading

Hi-Lands Shopping Center property stays vacant after developer drops project

The Solera project, slated to create 670 residential units, now lacks a developer

Photo from Renton Police Department Nextdoor page.

Impaired driver hits parked bus at elementary school

Police reported there were no injuries, despite the crash being at peak drop-off time.

Photo from Renton Police Department Nextdoor page.