Haley Ausbun

The mural in progress about the Cascade Benson community, that led to a Fairwood man aiming a firearm at the artists. Courtesy photo/Facebook

Fairwood man arrested for harassing Cascade/Benson Hill mural artists

The man pointed a gun at the artists while saying ‘All lives matter.’

 

File photo/Renton City Hall.

Mayor presents proposed 2021-22 budget

The city council will make its first vote on Nov. 2, after the final public hearing

 

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City council votes to increase city sales tax for affordable housing

King County missed a deadline, so the city council fast-tracked a vote to take a state-authorized increase for itself

 

Art displayed at Ascendance Pole & Aerial Arts in downtown Renton, as part of the BLM Art Walk. Haley Ausbun/Renton Reporter.

Black Lives Matter art walk displayed throughout downtown Renton

The virtual event offers both powerful messages from Black artists and ways to support local art

Art displayed at Ascendance Pole & Aerial Arts in downtown Renton, as part of the BLM Art Walk. Haley Ausbun/Renton Reporter.
Author Vasudha Sharma. Courtesy photo.

Author uses experiences as a Renton resident in new book

“Why She Must Lead” advocates for women of color in leadership positions

Author Vasudha Sharma. Courtesy photo.
Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.

Renton couple remain in serious condition, recovering after Cold Springs Fire

UW Medicine has released a video of a family member speaking on how the two are doing at this time.

Jamie and Jacob Hyland touching hands while recovering from serious burns from fleeing a wildfire earlier this month. Courtesy photo/Harborview Medical Center.
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn hands the van keys over to Vision House Executive Director Melissa Gehrig.

Vision House receives van donation

Families experiencing homeless will soon have reliable transportation to attend job interviews and work toward important housing goals on their journeys out of homelessness

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn hands the van keys over to Vision House Executive Director Melissa Gehrig.
Photo of Lakeridge Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo.

REACH Center of Hope finds new home on West Hill

All of REACH’s services that support families who are homeless will now have a central location

Photo of Lakeridge Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo.

Virtual town halls coming up for unincorporated King County

Events throughout September and October via Zoom will cater to different areas of the region.

Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.

Getting crayons to kids runs in the family

Eastside nonprofit Mighty Crayon is relaunched by younger sister of founder, repurposing used restaurant crayons

Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office
Courtesy King County Metro.

Metro bus route changes in Renton coming Sept. 19

As part of a plan to increase mobility between several South King County cities, Metro has added a new route and increased the frequency of other routes.

Courtesy King County Metro.
Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

King County faces unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke

Weather monitors recommend people limit time outdoors, especially children, seniors and those with heart or lung disease.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

200 Mill project still expected for downtown Renton

Despite the economic difficulties with COVID-19, only main difference is uncertainty of hotel

One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald

COVID-19 testing sites coming to South King County

Public Health- Seattle King County announced new locations to get tested in Auburn and Renton.

One medical worker gives a thumbs up as two others collect a swab after a test for the COVID-19 virus at a drive-thru testing site, March 23, 2020 in Everett. Andy Bronson / Everett Herald
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One dead, two injured in Renton shooting

Hundreds of cars were at the scene when the shooting occurred, according to police, but the motive for the gathering is unknown.

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New bookstore in downtown Renton hopes to appeal to local readers

Owner of Apparition Books hopes it will become the cozy neighborhood used bookstore.

Renton resident uses TikTok to sell her message of kindness

Just Be Kind co. has been a way for the Bella Wolfe to explore her passions for design and spreading positivity

From the Reporter archives, January 2020. Full Time Census Program Manager Ginna Hernandez was hired by the city through September 2020 to help Renton get counted in the U.S. Census. Now the city sits at a 72.2% response rate.

City hosts ‘Renton Census Countdown Day’ to gather more response

The events on Aug. 22 will include ambassadors helping residents complete their census and free ice cream.

From the Reporter archives, January 2020. Full Time Census Program Manager Ginna Hernandez was hired by the city through September 2020 to help Renton get counted in the U.S. Census. Now the city sits at a 72.2% response rate.