Haley Ausbun

Desmarais says goodbye to Renton SD

Dec. 11 marked the final school board meeting for 18-year Board Director Lynn Desmarais. Desmarais has been active in Renton Schools since before her time… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Cindy Kraayeveld and her husband, Dave Kraayeveld, with their two dogs. Dave survived cardiac arrest thanks to first responders and a brave post office manager.

Post office delivers CPR to resident

Local man alive for the holidays thanks to manager, firefighters

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Cindy Kraayeveld and her husband, Dave Kraayeveld, with their two dogs. Dave survived cardiac arrest thanks to first responders and a brave post office manager.
Dennis Muilenburg, who was ousted as CEO of Boeing Dec. 23, in a September video from the company where he shared safety improvements.

Boeing CEO is out

After recently announcing the temporary shutdown of the Renton Boeing plant, Dennis Muilenburg is replaced by board of directors.

Dennis Muilenburg, who was ousted as CEO of Boeing Dec. 23, in a September video from the company where he shared safety improvements.
Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department. A car was stuck early Friday, Dec. 20 on Hardie Avenue Southwest below the railway bridge, as flooding closed a few city streets.

City, residents work to relieve flooding in streets

Heavy rains from Thursday, Dec. 19, led to tough commutes through Renton Friday morning. For some drivers, they found themselves driving deep into standing water.… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department. A car was stuck early Friday, Dec. 20 on Hardie Avenue Southwest below the railway bridge, as flooding closed a few city streets.
Photo courtesy of Handsome Devil Ink. Owners Maggie and Ryan Hammond with Bad Santa (center) at their annual Bad Santa Food Drive.

Bad Santa’s good charity

Local tattoo shop collects 800 pounds of food

Photo courtesy of Handsome Devil Ink. Owners Maggie and Ryan Hammond with Bad Santa (center) at their annual Bad Santa Food Drive.
Photo courtesy of Marcie Palmer. REACH Center of Hope Donation Coordinator Pattie Holt with the last delivery from the 2019 Kennydale Neighborhood Association food drive, the day before Thanksgiving.

REACH for the homeless this holiday

Local nonprofits help shelter, feed those going without

Photo courtesy of Marcie Palmer. REACH Center of Hope Donation Coordinator Pattie Holt with the last delivery from the 2019 Kennydale Neighborhood Association food drive, the day before Thanksgiving.
On Saturday, Dec. 14, 15 students were paired with Renton Police Department officers who volunteered their mornings to each kid’s family wish list at 2019 Shop with a Cop.

Renton kids get to holiday shop thanks to local police

The large police presence at The Landing Target was no crime response, but in fact officers and school students shopping for nail polish, silverware, socks,… Continue reading

On Saturday, Dec. 14, 15 students were paired with Renton Police Department officers who volunteered their mornings to each kid’s family wish list at 2019 Shop with a Cop.

Wanted – Renton’s new councilmember

City Council sets appointment guidelines

Renton lights up for the holidays

A guided map to some of the best holiday lights in the city

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Photo courtesy Brennan Bunn. King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove speaking at the Transit Town Hall, Dec. 4, at Renton Senior Activity Center.

Sound Transit, Metro talk commuting in Renton

Residents get a chance to ask about bathrooms, routes and parking

Photo courtesy Brennan Bunn. King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove speaking at the Transit Town Hall, Dec. 4, at Renton Senior Activity Center.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Evergreen City Ballet dancers rehearsing at the Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue, Dec. 4.

From Evergreen’s Cavalier to Broadway and back home again

Artistic Director Bennyroyce Royon introduces himself with “The Nutcracker”

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Evergreen City Ballet dancers rehearsing at the Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue, Dec. 4.

Luck be Renton’s lady

Chamber of commerce ends the year in style

Spe-shell holiday lights featured in Renton

Strolling through Clam Lights is a holiday favorite in Renton, and it’s back again this year until Jan. 1, from 5 to 9 p.m. each… Continue reading

Firefighters ring the bell for donations

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Renton Regional Fire Authority Firefighters volunteered to ring the Salvation Army Bell for the classic holiday red kettle at the downtown… Continue reading

Council asks – who will fill Pavone’s seat?

City Council discusses future appointments after election

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Wyman and Vicky Dobson, as Wyman Dobson receives a certificate and medal for being a founder of the Nishiwaki-Renton sister cities. Wyman recently retired and sold his family building, where he had been an attorney for 59 years.

Dobson shuts his doors, leaves behind a nearly 60-year legacy

Long-time local lawyer, leader chooses to retire

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Wyman and Vicky Dobson, as Wyman Dobson receives a certificate and medal for being a founder of the Nishiwaki-Renton sister cities. Wyman recently retired and sold his family building, where he had been an attorney for 59 years.

Racing left Renton, still bothers residents

Police say efforts were successful, but racers just moved across the city border

Racing left Renton, still bothers residents

Police say efforts were successful, but racers just moved across the city border

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Booths for kids to make Christmas tree decorations were one of the highlights at the pop-up market during the downtown tree lighting in Renton. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.

Lighting up the holiday season

Photos by Haley Ausbun. Renton Small Business Saturday and Downtown Tree Lighting, Saturday, Nov. 30.… Continue reading

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Booths for kids to make Christmas tree decorations were one of the highlights at the pop-up market during the downtown tree lighting in Renton. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Renton Pavilion Events Center.