Haley Ausbun

Renton police investigate dog attack

Pit bull named Sweetie had terrorized neighborhood two years earlier.

Public market proposed for Renton Pavilion Event Center

City wants to create downtown community hub.

Cedar River Trail rewards little hikers

Program helps foster connection between youth and parks.

Photo By Haley Ausbun. About 20 Hazen High School students walked out of classes Friday, April 26, and marched to Renton City Hall. The students sat on the steps with their signs, and also went into the building to ask for a sit-down meeting with administrators.

Students demand a sustainable Renton

About 20 Hazen students march to City Hall over climate change issues.

Photo By Haley Ausbun. About 20 Hazen High School students walked out of classes Friday, April 26, and marched to Renton City Hall. The students sat on the steps with their signs, and also went into the building to ask for a sit-down meeting with administrators.

A look back at Black River

Renton History Museum hosts event with Seattle writer and natural history expert David Williams.

Renton man charged with murder in Tukwila shooting

The suspect’s bail is set at $2 million.

The Renton Library.

Advisory library board dissolves

“It just felt like we were stretching to find out what the purpose really was,” Board Chair Kim Unti said.

The Renton Library.
USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Highlands Post Office honors Jimi Hendrix

Postal Service connected Hendrix to family during his Army service.

USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

King County Council approves landfill extension

The council voted 5-2 approving the Solid Waste plan, with two councilmembers absent.

USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

Highlands Post Office honors Jimi Hendrix

Postal Service connected Hendrix to family during his Army service.

USPS district manager Darrell Stoke, Janie Hendrix and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) unveil the plaque honorarily naming the Renton Highlands Post Office as the “James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix Post Office” on Friday, April 19. Photo by Haley Ausbun

RHS Students gear up for Bubblin Brown Sugar dance competition

The competition is April 27 at Garfield High School.

Budget adjustment includes $103.9M more in spending

Majority of the spending is leftover expenses from 2018. A city fee schedule change will also impact park shelter costs and building permit costs.

Special police partners honored

King County Sheriff’s Office dedicates new memorial to honor K9 service dogs and handlers.

Renton Councilmember Carol Ann Witschi won’t seek reelection

Two council seats will be without an incumbent on election ballot.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Rooftop dragon roars over Renton

New 25-foot iconic sculpture draws crowd downtown.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Affordable housing unit opens to tenants

More than half of the 48 units have already been leased out.

Photos courtesy of the city website

Portion of Burnett Avenue North to close for eight months for sewer rehabilitation

The Eastside Interceptor carries sewage from all the Eastside cities south of Kirkland.

Photos courtesy of the city website
Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.

Top 10 Ahead of the Class teachers surprised

The final five will receive $500 at an event on April 18 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center.

Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.
Courtesy photo from the city of Renton of the “Let’s Go Renton!” recreation guide.

Changes coming to Henry Moses Aquatic Center in 2019

The pool will now have a third open swim session and no longer turn away guests for low attendance and cold weather.

Courtesy photo from the city of Renton of the “Let’s Go Renton!” recreation guide.
Screenshot of the land restriction alert from King County Road Services.

Lane restrictions on Rainier Avenue South expected starting Monday

From an alert from King County Road Services Division

Screenshot of the land restriction alert from King County Road Services.