Haley Ausbun

Courtesy of the city of Renton

A culture shift redirects the city

How Renton’s growth has forced it to open up more and change socially

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Photo courtesy the city of Renton. 
                                Renton River Days 2019.

Floating through River Days

Did you catch the wave at this year’s Renton River Days? This year featured new attractions, a community mural behind Carco Theater and, as always,… Continue reading

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                                Renton River Days 2019.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. From the Renton Reporter archives.

Here is what you’re voting for on Election Day

The primary election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6

Photo by Haley Ausbun. From the Renton Reporter archives.
Photo by David Nelson. Firefighters battle a two-alarm fire.

Smoke from Highlands fire seen for miles

A two-alarm fire in a two-story Highlands home is now out. A neighbor called in the fire, located off Whitman Avenue Northeast. Bellevue Eastside, Skyway… Continue reading

Photo by David Nelson. Firefighters battle a two-alarm fire.

Growth is happening, how will Renton handle it?

Part one of a three-part series on the city’s transformation

Learning becomes pure fun in the summer

It may be summer, but some students in Renton Schools are still engaging with learning in fun ways, like traveling to the Seattle Amazon campus,… Continue reading

Local nurses cry ‘patients before profit’

Healthcare workers rally in Renton and Providence Headquarters

Photo courtesy of Kevin McPherson. The Wenatchee Youth Circus traveling truck.

She didn’t need to runaway to join the circus

High flying Renton teen performs at River Days

Photo courtesy of Kevin McPherson. The Wenatchee Youth Circus traveling truck.

Boeing says shutting down Renton 737 line is an “alternative” to prepare for

Slow production of planes, and the grounding of the 737 Max, may result in job loss

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

Renton revenue rises thanks to red light camera

A traffic camera on South Puget Drive beats record number of citations in half the time

Photos by Haley Ausbun.
                                The new red light camera at the Benson Drive and South Puget Drive intersection had the highest citations in the region, in 2018.

Untreated water released in Renton

The Department of Ecology investigating two pollution incidents in King County

Courtesy of the King County 911 Center Facebook page.

Scam victims sent to sheriff’s office

KCSO reminds people to watch out for scams

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Candidates wish to steer the future of Renton schools

Part three in The Renton Reporter’s candidate questionnaire series

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                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

River Days documentary memorializes event’s history

New events and features added to annual celebration

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                                Doug Kyes, in a recent interview with the city, talks about his work as the Renton River Days artist, for an upcoming documentary.

If the roof is a rockin’…

Renton’s first rooftop concert kicks off with an 80s theme

Renton gives the OK for King County’s landfill expansion

Councilmembers questioned the county on alternatives, but voted to approve of the plan

A $10 million dollar mail fraud scheme out of Renton

One ex-employee from Microsoft is being charged with stealing company money

Carol Ann Witschi leaving Renton early

Councilmember’s resignation may leave seat vacant till election

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hundreds of people who passed away without family to bury them were remembered Wednesday, July 10, at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Indigent Remains Ceremony at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Left behind but not forgotten — county buries indigent remains

Funeral for those left with the medical examiner held in Renton

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Hundreds of people who passed away without family to bury them were remembered Wednesday, July 10, at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Indigent Remains Ceremony at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev, from Renton, is believed to have died Thursday, July 4, from a tragic fall off a 300-foot cliff. Photo courtesy of Greg Paperin.

Death of Renton man shakes local hiking, soccer community

A memorial fundraiser for Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev raises over $25,000

Yevgeniy “Zheka” Malteyev, from Renton, is believed to have died Thursday, July 4, from a tragic fall off a 300-foot cliff. Photo courtesy of Greg Paperin.