Haley Ausbun

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                                The Whit’s End Harvest Festival lights up the night as attendees of the Lord of the Rings themed event eat and be merry.

Soft opening launches Whit’s End Productions

The Renton company’s first Lord of the Rings inspired event went viral on Facebook

 

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The LA Fitness at the Landing.

Public can help reduce the number of thefts at shopping centers

Renton Police Department get the word out on prevention, and public express concern about gym thefts

 

Photo courtesy of Renton Housing Authority

City takes next step to improve Sunset community

In-unit washer and dryer, front and back doors, sleek ovens and counter tops. Large preserved trees and an edible landscape, artichokes and raspberries included, with… Continue reading

 

Renton High School principal Giovanna San Martin speaks before Mead receives his diploma.

Veteran receives Renton High diploma 65 years later

Sixty-five years after leaving Renton High School, Frank Mead stands outside of the familiar structure to tie up an important loose end. As he returns,… Continue reading

Renton High School principal Giovanna San Martin speaks before Mead receives his diploma.

Petition did not meet requirement

An update to the story “Neighbors voice concerns over potential annexation” from the Sept. 14 edition of the Reporter: On Monday, Sept. 17, council president… Continue reading

From the Renton Police Department. Images of the suspects and their vehicle.

Renton Police look for suspects who stole from mourning mother

Two suspects took the victim’s purse from her car as she visiting her son’s grave.

From the Renton Police Department. Images of the suspects and their vehicle.
From the city of Renton.

Mayor releases ‘conservative but strong’ biennial budget

The proposed budget will have public hearings on Oct. 22 and Nov. 5.

From the city of Renton.

Photos: Sartori celebrates its grand opening

The new elementary school had an official ribbon-cutting Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Police urge additional victims to come forward

Three cases have been filed in Skyway and Auburn of sexual assaults.

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.

New police chief sworn into duty

Renton’s new police chief Ed VanValey was sworn in by Mayor Denis Law Monday, Oct. 1 at the city council meeting. The meeting featured the… Continue reading

Mayor Denis Law, Police Chief Ed VanValey and his mother Jo Ann VanValey pose at the reception following his swearing in as new chief of police. Photo by Ava Van, City of Renton.
Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.

Renton man among many searching for a kidney donor

Kidney transplants are the most common needed, live donors can help with the kidney demand

Photo courtesy of Jennie Hanson.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport.

City begins to move forward with airport extension possibilities

The FAA confirmed new standards must be met, and Renton must decide how the airport will change.

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

Update: Suspect in August kidnapping booked

The attempted attack occurred on Aug. 13 in unincorporated King County.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Japan congress members observe a sixth grader at Renton Prep as she works on her Minecraft museum project.

Delegates from Japan shown nontraditional learning at Renton Prep

On Sept. 17, five congress members from Japan’s Upper House, and two researchers specializing in education technology from Japan, came to Washington to visit Renton… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Japan congress members observe a sixth grader at Renton Prep as she works on her Minecraft museum project.
Farmers Market Staff enjoy sunny skies on its last day of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 25. Top: Meri England, Lacey Mansanarez and David Brazier. Bottom: Lindsey Austin and Carrie Olson. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Farmers Market winds down on a successful year

As the market begins to wind down, Renton Farmers Market Coordinator Carrie Olson starts to look around on those Tuesday afternoons and think of ways… Continue reading

Farmers Market Staff enjoy sunny skies on its last day of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 25. Top: Meri England, Lacey Mansanarez and David Brazier. Bottom: Lindsey Austin and Carrie Olson. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

Residents get a behind-the-scenes look at marijuana

Retirement community members talk medical marijuana with Evergreen Market education staff.

Evergreen cannabis educator Elan Gratix shows Connie some topical cannabis alternatives from smoking. Photos by Haley Ausbun.

Sheriff’s Office seeks help in identifying shooters

The victim was shot the night of Sept. 19 while driving in Skyway.

Residents could see rise in property taxes if ordinance passes

The ordinance could fund a 10-year catch-up of parks and facilities maintenance

The Rainer Room on the 19th floor of Hotel Interurban features more artists and gaming companies.

RenCon explores new territory, holds third convention in Tukwila

A hometown event boldly went where it had never gone before this year as a new city found itself home to Renton City Comic Convention.… Continue reading

The Rainer Room on the 19th floor of Hotel Interurban features more artists and gaming companies.

Unincorporated Renton area man found dead in his home of “homicidal violence”

The road outside his home was closed overnight to investigate the scene.