Haley Ausbun

New rehabilitation health care facility celebrates opening in Renton

The facility is a short-term rehabilitation center and will now begin taking patients

Investigation of shooting Friday remains ongoing

Update: Suspect identified as 20-year-old who is now in custody

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Santa Arrives in a Tiger-Painted Airplane Dec. 15

Holiday celebrations begin with Santa’s arrival at 9:45 a.m., festivities all day

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Garland Jewelers has sat in the main stretch of downtown over 60 years. As it closes this month, big yellow banners indicate the end of an era. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Garland Jewelers will soon close its doors

The store has been in downtown Renton over 60 years

Garland Jewelers has sat in the main stretch of downtown over 60 years. As it closes this month, big yellow banners indicate the end of an era. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

District looks at workforce diversity

The school district recently looked at its annual snapshot of workforce diversity. Renton School Board reviewed the annual report of its Affirmative Action plan 2018… Continue reading

Police searching for truck in Tuesday morning hit and run

The truck hit the pedestrian near McKnight Middle School and fled the scene

New leader, same outlook

Highlands Community Church has a new lead pastor

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Makers in Action raises money at Holiday Bazaar

The group teaches craft business skills to ten local 11-14 year old girls.

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School district proposes two measures for 2019 special ballot

The bond includes funding a new elementary school in the Sunset/Highlands area.

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Shell-abrate the Start of the Holidays at Ivar’s Clam Lights

For the Reporter: What: To kick off the holiday season, Ivar’s will o-fish-ally open Clam Lights, one of the largest public light displays on the… Continue reading

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Emerald Haze reopens

The store was closed from Nov. 1 to Nov. 16 for failing a compliance check in 2017

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                                Emerald Haze Cannabis Emporium, which was closed for a 15 days for failing a compliance check in 2017, reopened on Nov. 16.

Renton to receive county funding

Money in affordable housing, transportation analysis and evaluation of a Skyway community center

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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.

Mural of Renton boxer nears completion

The mural will be celebrated at La Hacienda Santa Fe on Nov. 21.

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                                Artist Will Schlough works on a mural of hometown hero Boone “Boom Boom” Kirkman. The mural will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. along the wall of La Hacienda Santa Fe on South 3rd Street.

Elementary students learn financial literacy skills

Financial literacy: it’s something even older adults can struggle with. Credit, taxes, how money moves through a community, domestic and foreign trade. But at Talbot… Continue reading

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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.

Unity Forum seeks to create honest dialogues between community youth and police

Renton Police Department and the Renton African American Pastoral Group (RAAP) continued their efforts to create dialogue between Renton’s youth, pastors and police officers at… Continue reading

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                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.

Grandfather shoots grandson, police believe it was self defense

The family present said the son was a “common source of domestic violence to everyone in the house.”

Seven horses perish in Kent barn fire

Renton RFA arrived to a barn “fully engulfed in flames.”

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                                Kelsie and her mom participating in a previous Teal and Toe walk.

Girl Scout raises ovarian cancer awareness and receives Gold Award

The Renton local received her Gold Award last year for her efforts

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                                Kelsie and her mom participating in a previous Teal and Toe walk.
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                                Panther Lake Elementary students participate in a pilot program from Renton Juvenile Probation Unit bringing an anger replacement training program to elementary.

Juvenile Unit teaches social skills to young boys during nine week course

Renton Juvenile Unit brings a skill building class for troubled teens to an elementary school.

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                                Panther Lake Elementary students participate in a pilot program from Renton Juvenile Probation Unit bringing an anger replacement training program to elementary.
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                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.

Billboard of thanks includes two local students

The Renton School’s Foundation celebrated another year with Toyota of Renton and Walker’s Renton Subaru at the helm of their donation support with a billboard… Continue reading

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                                Campbell Hill Elementary student Adrian and Honey Dew Elementary student Isaac look at the billboard featuring them that thanks Walker’s Renton Subaru and Toyota of Renton for their support of Renton Schools Foundation.