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September trial date set for martial arts studio owner

September trial date set for martial arts studio owner

Before the September court date, an omnibus hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25

September trial date set for martial arts studio owner
Renton City Council bans illegal substance safe injection sites

Renton City Council bans illegal substance safe injection sites

Members unanimously passed a resolution banning sites in city limits and urban growth areas.

Renton City Council bans illegal substance safe injection sites
Revenge of the ex-girlfriend | BLOTTER

Revenge of the ex-girlfriend | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. A man contacted the police on July 21 after being stabbed by his ex-girlfriend.… Continue reading

Revenge of the ex-girlfriend | BLOTTER
Racing for solutions: City of Renton looks to combat illegal street racing

Racing for solutions: City of Renton looks to combat illegal street racing

“Renton is a big hub because Renton has some great locations to race.”

Racing for solutions: City of Renton looks to combat illegal street racing
She did WHAT in front of the coffee shop? | BLOTTER

She did WHAT in front of the coffee shop? | BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. Police officers were dispatched on July 3 to a coffee shop located on the… Continue reading

She did WHAT in front of the coffee shop? | BLOTTER
Tyra Christopherson, right and Siri Christopherson, left, in action during the Junior World Orienteering Championship in Finland. (Photo courtesy David Yee)

Renton teens compete in world orienteering championship

Tyra and Siri Christopherson competed in the sport that combines navigation, map reading and decision making.

Tyra Christopherson, right and Siri Christopherson, left, in action during the Junior World Orienteering Championship in Finland. (Photo courtesy David Yee)
Renton City Council candidate explains delay of financial filings | ELECTIONS

Renton City Council candidate explains delay of financial filings | ELECTIONS

Diane Dobson, council candidate for position No. 2, did not file any financial reports with PDC until earlier this week.

Renton City Council candidate explains delay of financial filings | ELECTIONS
A rendition of the proposed changes to the Cedar River corridor. (Courtesy photo)

City Center Community plan amendments address property concerns

Proposed improvements to the Cedar River trail utilizes only city-owned property and right-of-way.

A rendition of the proposed changes to the Cedar River corridor. (Courtesy photo)
Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER

Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER

Man was stabbed after defending TV remote rules in a community room.

Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER
Bringing the circus act home to Renton

Bringing the circus act home to Renton

Wenatchee Youth Circus performer Olivia McPherson will be at Renton River Days.

Bringing the circus act home to Renton
Sobering center pilot program ‘underutilized’ by emergency responders

Sobering center pilot program ‘underutilized’ by emergency responders

With three months remaining, RRFA Chief Rick Marshall is trying to get the word out to fire and police personnel.

Sobering center pilot program ‘underutilized’ by emergency responders
Housing developer pays fine, resumes construction at Tiffany Park neighborhood

Housing developer pays fine, resumes construction at Tiffany Park neighborhood

Construction was first stopped in June after the city found two protected trees were removed.

Housing developer pays fine, resumes construction at Tiffany Park neighborhood
Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens

Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin made an appearance at the hotel’s grand opening on Monday.

Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens
School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member

School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member

The high school will be named Albert Talley Sr., who died earlier this year.

School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member
Council removes sunset date on emergency ordinance

Council removes sunset date on emergency ordinance

The Income Source Discrimination law, initially set to expire on Aug. 1, protects landlords from discriminating against Section 8 renters.

Council removes sunset date on emergency ordinance
Cracking down on citywide firework ban

Cracking down on citywide firework ban

Renton Police Department and Renton Regional Fire Authority team up to enforce the firework ban.

Cracking down on citywide firework ban
73 year old stabs senior housing employee

73 year old stabs senior housing employee

Renton police arrested him for investigation of a felony assault on Wednesday, June 28.

73 year old stabs senior housing employee
City issues stop work order on Tiffany Park development

City issues stop work order on Tiffany Park development

The stop work order was issued after inspectors found two protected trees were removed from the site.

City issues stop work order on Tiffany Park development
Unwanted house guests | POLICE BLOTTER

Unwanted house guests | POLICE BLOTTER

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department’s incident reports. A woman contacted police on June 5 to report two suspicious suspects who came… Continue reading

Unwanted house guests | POLICE BLOTTER
Lessons from city council meetings

Lessons from city council meetings

“A productive, healthy community is built upon people who care.”

Lessons from city council meetings