Haley Ausbun

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                Renton city administrators, Mayor Armondo Pavone, Renton City Council and other city staff attend the 2020 Council Retreat, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 at Maplewood Golf Course.

Council discusses range of issues

Council retreat includes topics of street maintenance, taxes and outreach

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                Renton city administrators, Mayor Armondo Pavone, Renton City Council and other city staff attend the 2020 Council Retreat, Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 at Maplewood Golf Course.
Photos courtesy of Linda Smith

Celebrating Black Excellence

Local organization honors Black History Month

Photos courtesy of Linda Smith

Renton closing community center over novel coronavirus concerns

The city states it’s unconfirmed but reported that a preschooler came into contact with one of the COVID-19 cases

Courtesy of Renton School District.

RSD budget survey still open

Parents and teachers are asked to give their opinion, ask questions

Courtesy of Renton School District.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.

More than 100 quarantine rooms are planned for King County COVID-19 response

Locations for the facilities will include Seattle and White Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.
Courtesy of Renton Police Department. Photos of the suspect in Rylee Russell Mark’s death, 30-year-old Kelcey M. Gornowich.

Shooting suspect arrested in Tacoma

Kelsey Gornowich set on a $1 million bond

Courtesy of Renton Police Department. Photos of the suspect in Rylee Russell Mark’s death, 30-year-old Kelcey M. Gornowich.

Hazen closed Monday as student is tested for COVID-19

The district states the closure is out of an abundance of caution

Local immigration office closed due to COVID-19

The Tukwila USCIS office will be closed for two weeks

Courtesy of Renton Technical College
                                President Kevin McCarthy

RTC president awarded fellowship

Renton Technical College (RTC) President is one of 25 in the nation taking place in a prestigious fellowship. Kevin McCarthy will be joining the 2020-21… Continue reading

Courtesy of Renton Technical College
                                President Kevin McCarthy
Alyx Chamberlain, Jennifer Keil and Mario Pilapil, courtesy of Rotary Club of Renton.

Teachers of the Month for February

As part of their commitment to education, and to celebrate teachers in the Renton School District, each month members of Rotary Club of Renton selects… Continue reading

Alyx Chamberlain, Jennifer Keil and Mario Pilapil, courtesy of Rotary Club of Renton.
Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                During halftime, athletes and coaches have individual meetings, while parents watch a video prepared by Highlands Community Church for whatever biblical principle teams are learning about that week at the Upward sports league.

Sports that help kids grow

Local church league gives to neighborhood

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                During halftime, athletes and coaches have individual meetings, while parents watch a video prepared by Highlands Community Church for whatever biblical principle teams are learning about that week at the Upward sports league.
Photo courtesy of Rylee Russell Mark’s family. He was shot last Sunday, Feb. 16 at a transient camp in Renton. Police are still trying to track down the suspect identified as Kelsey M. Gornowich, who also goes by Loki.

Family mourns son who lived a life on the streets

Rylee Russell Marks was identified as the victim of a shooting at a Renton encampment

Photo courtesy of Rylee Russell Mark’s family. He was shot last Sunday, Feb. 16 at a transient camp in Renton. Police are still trying to track down the suspect identified as Kelsey M. Gornowich, who also goes by Loki.
Crime web teaser. Renton Reporter

He called 911 then was arrested for homicide

Suspect with history of assault denies his alleged role in the incident

Crime web teaser. Renton Reporter
Luis Hernandez. Courtesy of Renton Schools

He didn’t care much for class until his teacher encouraged his photography

Local Renton student’s photographs featured in exhibit in Spain

Luis Hernandez. Courtesy of Renton Schools
A cloudy day at Renton Municipal Airport. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Renton considers legal avenues for airport plan

The city is looking at how it can combat the FAA’s masterplan requirements

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

Renton man shot, killed at encampment

Renton Police are asking for information or witnesses

Courtesy of City of Renton. Site area for the Park Avenue North extension, a project from the city and SECO development that creates a second access point for Southport.

SECO expands its reach

Two new land acquisitions will expand Southport

Courtesy of City of Renton. Site area for the Park Avenue North extension, a project from the city and SECO development that creates a second access point for Southport.
Courtesy of Renton School District.

Under-enrollment in Renton may lead to budget, staff cuts

RSD asking for feedback on how to cut its spending due to impending losses

Courtesy of Renton School District.
Courtesy of Renton Schools. Through a mentor program between local students and car dealerships, involving Renton School District Career Technical Education (CTE) worksite learning coordinators, nonprofit Mentor Washington and Communities in Schools Renton-Tukwila, students are getting both careers and a friendly hand on stepping into the adulthood. Pictured: First mentee in the program Nick Romo, who has gone on to continue his career after the program and is nearly a master technician, in a video about the program.

Dealing kids a better future

Local car dealerships mentor Renton students for future careers

Courtesy of Renton Schools. Through a mentor program between local students and car dealerships, involving Renton School District Career Technical Education (CTE) worksite learning coordinators, nonprofit Mentor Washington and Communities in Schools Renton-Tukwila, students are getting both careers and a friendly hand on stepping into the adulthood. Pictured: First mentee in the program Nick Romo, who has gone on to continue his career after the program and is nearly a master technician, in a video about the program.
Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.

River flooding pushes Renton to the limits

Heavy rains and rising waters could cost Renton millions

Courtesy of City of Renton. The Cedar River Trail experienced a significant undermining, and much of the bank was gone after flooding over the weekend, some of it just feet away from the paved trail.