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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to host interfaith dialogue series

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to host interfaith dialogue series

Sally Carlson, a deacon at St. Luke’s Episcopal church, says she’s in the business of feeding the stomachs, hearts and minds of the people she… Continue reading

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to host interfaith dialogue series
Renton is ‘inclusive’ but not yet a sanctuary city

Renton is ‘inclusive’ but not yet a sanctuary city

Members of ‘Renton Resist’ asked City Council on Monday to adopt the label of sanctuary city.

Renton is ‘inclusive’ but not yet a sanctuary city
Don’t block the intersection | POLICE BLOTTER

Don’t block the intersection | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s police blotter includes a driver under the influence, a stolen laptop bag and more.

Don’t block the intersection | POLICE BLOTTER
Homestead receives $500,000 grant for Sunset revitalization

Homestead receives $500,000 grant for Sunset revitalization

The grant from JPMorgan Chase will be used to create 12 units of affordable housing.

Homestead receives $500,000 grant for Sunset revitalization
Maple Valley Highway closed due to landslide | UPDATED: One westbound lane open

Maple Valley Highway closed due to landslide | UPDATED: One westbound lane open

Westbound traffic is shut down at 140th Way Southeast and and Maple Valley Highway.

Maple Valley Highway closed due to landslide | UPDATED: One westbound lane open
Dads and daughters celebrate an early Valentine’s Day at dance | GALLERY

Dads and daughters celebrate an early Valentine’s Day at dance | GALLERY

The annual Daddy Daughter Dance took place on Feb. 10 at Renton Community Center.

Dads and daughters celebrate an early Valentine’s Day at dance | GALLERY
Homeless students in Renton schools increased last year

Homeless students in Renton schools increased last year

According an OSPI report, there were 506 homeless students during the 2015-2016 year.

Homeless students in Renton schools increased last year

Police arrest man attempting an early morning burglary

Suspect tried to enter SoundEnd Auto Wrecking on Wednesday morning.

RTC hosts forum following Trump’s immigration ban

RTC hosts forum following Trump’s immigration ban

The dialogue series is an opportunity to talk about “very important and under discussed” issues.

RTC hosts forum following Trump’s immigration ban
Detective plunges to raise awareness for Special Olympics

Detective plunges to raise awareness for Special Olympics

LeAnn Whitney is participating in the Seattle Polar Plunge for the fourth time this year.

Detective plunges to raise awareness for Special Olympics
Sound Transit gives update at Renton council meeting

Sound Transit gives update at Renton council meeting

Sound Transit is moving ahead with their plans to purchase former Sound Ford site.

Sound Transit gives update at Renton council meeting
Mayor, RTC president respond to Trump executive orders

Mayor, RTC president respond to Trump executive orders

In a statement, Law said city employees and police do not check the immigration status of residents.

Mayor, RTC president respond to Trump executive orders
Delivering pizza and a punch | POLICE BLOTTER

Delivering pizza and a punch | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a pizza delivery gone wrong, mysterious graffiti, and more.

Delivering pizza and a punch | POLICE BLOTTER
Zach Cezar (front left) was surprised Monday at Sno-King Ice Arena in Renton with a trip to his NHL All-Star game Saturday in Los Angeles. Cezar and his parents and brother pose with a Edmonton Oilers jersey he received as part of his wish. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

8 year old gets wish of a lifetime

Zach Cezar, who underwent surgery for optic glioma, was surprised with a trip the NHL All-Star game.

Zach Cezar (front left) was surprised Monday at Sno-King Ice Arena in Renton with a trip to his NHL All-Star game Saturday in Los Angeles. Cezar and his parents and brother pose with a Edmonton Oilers jersey he received as part of his wish. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)
Lindbergh girls bowling beat Renton Tuesday

Lindbergh girls bowling beat Renton Tuesday

Renton and Lindbergh faced off Tuesday for the final regular season match. The Eagles beat the Indians 1365-1345. Renton finishes the season 0-14 and Lindbergh… Continue reading

Lindbergh girls bowling beat Renton Tuesday
Renton High School student is collecting stuffed animals for local police departments

Renton High School student is collecting stuffed animals for local police departments

Toys aren’t just for play. They’re also a useful tool for law enforcement, and one high school student is determined to equip local police departments… Continue reading

Renton High School student is collecting stuffed animals for local police departments
Relay for Life kicks off next week, Pima Medical hosts open house and other community news this week

Relay for Life kicks off next week, Pima Medical hosts open house and other community news this week

Relay for Life Renton kickoff is Jan. 25 The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Renton will hold a free kickoff for the annual… Continue reading

Relay for Life kicks off next week, Pima Medical hosts open house and other community news this week
Going green has become second nature at 1630

Going green has become second nature at 1630

Beauty is pain, but it can also be green. One Renton salon is reducing their carbon footprint with the perfect blowout. 1630 Hair Artisans is… Continue reading

Going green has become second nature at 1630
Renton students celebrate MLK Day | GALLERY

Renton students celebrate MLK Day | GALLERY

Students across RSD commemorated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. last week.

Renton students celebrate MLK Day | GALLERY
Talbot Hill students elect new leaders | GALLERY

Talbot Hill students elect new leaders | GALLERY

Talbot Hill Elementary MicroSociety inaugurated its newest set of student leaders last week.

Talbot Hill students elect new leaders | GALLERY