Leah Abraham

Political campaigns coming of age with social media

Political campaigns coming of age with social media

We asked former Renton City Council candidates how they used social media to campaign.

Political campaigns coming of age with social media
Homeless man caught stealing IDs and credit cards | BLOTTER

Homeless man caught stealing IDs and credit cards | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. Officers were contacted on Oct. 24 regarding reports of a man who attempted to… Continue reading

Homeless man caught stealing IDs and credit cards | BLOTTER
On a mission to feed every hungry belly

On a mission to feed every hungry belly

Renton businesswoman Monique Edwards started a lunch box service to feed hungry students.

On a mission to feed every hungry belly
Documentary seeks answers to life’s big questions

Documentary seeks answers to life’s big questions

Monica Nevi’s documentary series “80 for 80” will premiere 5:30 p.m., Nov. 18 at Carco Theatre.

Documentary seeks answers to life’s big questions
Applications now accepted for Sartori Elementary School

Applications now accepted for Sartori Elementary School

Early enrollment for North Renton residents is due Nov. 30. Open enrollment ends Feb. 15, 2018.

Applications now accepted for Sartori Elementary School
Culley poses in front of a memorial dedicated to those who served in China, India and Burma in World War II. (Courtesy photo)

Taking a trip down memory lane | VETERANS DAY

Honor Flight takes World War II vet Jack Culley to Washington D.C.

Culley poses in front of a memorial dedicated to those who served in China, India and Burma in World War II. (Courtesy photo)
City officials recommend changing current business tax structure

City officials recommend changing current business tax structure

Officials are proposing a change in how Renton administers B&O and per employee business taxes.

City officials recommend changing current business tax structure
The dock behind Hyatt Regency has the infrastructure to support the water taxi pilot program that’s spearheaded by SECO development. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

Travel Renton to Seattle via water taxi

SECO Development announced a water taxi pilot program from Southport to South Lake Union starting 2020.

The dock behind Hyatt Regency has the infrastructure to support the water taxi pilot program that’s spearheaded by SECO development. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)
General election results are in | ELECTIONS

General election results are in | ELECTIONS

Election results gave the incumbents of the Renton City Council race a reason to take a victory lap.

General election results are in | ELECTIONS
Robbers pull gun at employee | BLOTTER

Robbers pull gun at employee | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. An employee from Auto Zone contacted police Oct. 14 to report a robbery. She… Continue reading

Robbers pull gun at employee | BLOTTER
Celebrating 15 years of ‘wise collaboration’

Celebrating 15 years of ‘wise collaboration’

Coauthors of “Adanu: Helping That Helps” share the story of how they met and the spirit of the Ghanaian nonprofit.

Celebrating 15 years of ‘wise collaboration’
Man sentenced to 15 months for molesting kids at Renton day care

Man sentenced to 15 months for molesting kids at Renton day care

Ivan Jovahnni Anaya pleaded guilty to first-degree child molestation and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Man sentenced to 15 months for molesting kids at Renton day care
Bomb threat at gas station |BLOTTER

Bomb threat at gas station |BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. Police officers were contacted on Oct. 8 to reports of a suspicious device that… Continue reading

Bomb threat at gas station |BLOTTER
Changes coming to business renewal and reporting dates

Changes coming to business renewal and reporting dates

Businesses in the city will soon see changes on when they can renew their licenses or report taxes. Renton City Council voted Monday to amend… Continue reading

Changes coming to business renewal and reporting dates
Brendyn and Jessica Hatfield are playing Aladdin and Jasmine in Disney on Ice’s “Follow Your Heart.” (Courtesy photo)

Local couple skates into real life, fairy tale story

Brendyn and Jessica Hatfield are playing Aladdin and Jasmine in Disney on Ice’s “Follow Your Heart.”

Brendyn and Jessica Hatfield are playing Aladdin and Jasmine in Disney on Ice’s “Follow Your Heart.” (Courtesy photo)
RPD hosts Red Ribbon poster contest for students

RPD hosts Red Ribbon poster contest for students

Submissions are due Nov. 10.

RPD hosts Red Ribbon poster contest for students
Food bank short on supply, asks community for help

Food bank short on supply, asks community for help

Salvation Army Renton Rotary food bank is short on canned food items and volunteers.

Food bank short on supply, asks community for help
Marijuana sale turns into robbery at gunpoint | BLOTTER

Marijuana sale turns into robbery at gunpoint | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. A woman called police on Sept. 23 to report she received a call from… Continue reading

Marijuana sale turns into robbery at gunpoint | BLOTTER
Laptop program teaches students digital citizenship

Laptop program teaches students digital citizenship

Dimmitt Middle School is the first school in the Renton School District to adopt the 1-to-1 Laptop Program.

Laptop program teaches students digital citizenship
Father, son wounded by accidental gun discharge

Father, son wounded by accidental gun discharge

Both sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Harborview Medical Center.

Father, son wounded by accidental gun discharge