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Courtesy of Renton School District. The new cameras on school buses, part of new Stop Paddle Camera Program. Those caught on camera illegally passing school buses face $419 tickets.

School bus passers face $400 in fines

New cameras set to catch those breaking school bus laws

Courtesy of Renton School District. The new cameras on school buses, part of new Stop Paddle Camera Program. Those caught on camera illegally passing school buses face $419 tickets.
The fire department cares about all 911 calls

The fire department cares about all 911 calls

Local organization works to help those who call EMS frequently

The fire department cares about all 911 calls
Photo by Haley Ausbun                                An honorary ribbon cutting at the site for the new Family First Community Center, Saturday, Oct. 26 next to Cascade Elementary School.

Local leaders and influencers celebrate community center

Mayor Denis Law, Doug Baldwin cherish Renton’s generosity

Photo by Haley Ausbun                                An honorary ribbon cutting at the site for the new Family First Community Center, Saturday, Oct. 26 next to Cascade Elementary School.
Photo courtesy of Skyway Fire (King County Fire District 20). Firefighters after putting out a fire in Skyway.

No illegal grow found in Renton house fire

Renton Regional Fire Authority posted on Facebook that after handling an accidental house fire in Skyway, responders found a grow operation within the home. After… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Skyway Fire (King County Fire District 20). Firefighters after putting out a fire in Skyway.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Olde Fashioned Halloween Party, Saturday Oct. 26 in downtown Renton featured trick-or-treating, games prizes and the doggy costume contest.

Happy Halloween Renton!

Residents come out to play in fun costumes

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Olde Fashioned Halloween Party, Saturday Oct. 26 in downtown Renton featured trick-or-treating, games prizes and the doggy costume contest.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Renton History Museum’s new exhibit, Sparkle, is going on until April 4, 2020.

Renton museum puts on the Ritz

New exhibit features fashions from the past

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Renton History Museum’s new exhibit, Sparkle, is going on until April 4, 2020.
Photo courtesy of Karisa Keasey.

Stories of strife in watercolor

Renton author, painter uses compassion to tell refugees’ stories

Photo courtesy of Karisa Keasey.
Lending a hand to homeless teens

Lending a hand to homeless teens

Renton SD creates new avenue to graduation for teens in need

Lending a hand to homeless teens
A friendly bridge spanning years and oceans

A friendly bridge spanning years and oceans

Renton celebrates 50 years of partnership with Nishiwaki, Japan

A friendly bridge spanning years and oceans
Courtesy of Puget Sound Energy. The red indicates the areas impacted by the outage.

Renton residents spend afternoon with no power

A power outage hit multiple neighborhoods and local grocery stores in Renton the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 23. The outage, according to the Puget Sound… Continue reading

Courtesy of Puget Sound Energy. The red indicates the areas impacted by the outage.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Garth Smith’s “final” sermon at Springbrook Church of Christ, Sunday, Oct. 13. At 90, he has been devoted to his faith, as well as his marriage, for over 70 years.

A birthday, an anniversary and one last homily

Garth Smith celebrates turning 90 with a message for his church family

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Garth Smith’s “final” sermon at Springbrook Church of Christ, Sunday, Oct. 13. At 90, he has been devoted to his faith, as well as his marriage, for over 70 years.
Body cameras? Renton is starting talks again

Body cameras? Renton is starting talks again

After four years the city is considering the new equipment

Body cameras? Renton is starting talks again
Need more friends? Try reading this

Need more friends? Try reading this

Local author, psychologist offers advice on personal relationships

Need more friends? Try reading this
A rundown of Renton’s ballot

A rundown of Renton’s ballot

Ballots mailed out this week to voters

A rundown of Renton’s ballot
Mayor wants to reexamine trash services

Mayor wants to reexamine trash services

Renton considers trash service contracts

Mayor wants to reexamine trash services
Photo courtesy of Victor Yee. The Hazen girls golf team is taking home the championship banner for the first time in its history.

Hazen girls golf wins a banner

Before this season, golf was the only sport in the Hazen high School gym without a championship banner. But not anymore. Hazen’s girls team has… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Victor Yee. The Hazen girls golf team is taking home the championship banner for the first time in its history.
Renton city council split on I-976

Renton city council split on I-976

Council chooses to take no official stance on car tabs initiative

Renton city council split on I-976
A partnership to help students in need

A partnership to help students in need

Renton Innovation Zone Partnership begins its work in local schools

A partnership to help students in need
Renton adjusts the budget

Renton adjusts the budget

Differences in multiple revenue sources spurs budget changes

Renton adjusts the budget
Renton uses AI tech to listen in

Renton uses AI tech to listen in

A program called ZenCity is helping city officials respond to feedback

Renton uses AI tech to listen in