Leah Abraham

September trial date set for martial arts studio owner

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

Renton City Council bans illegal substance safe injection sites

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

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

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.”

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

Renton teens compete in world orienteering championship

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

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.

City Center Community plan amendments address property concerns

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

Stabbed for following TV remote rules | BLOTTER

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

Bringing the circus act home to Renton

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

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.

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.

Highly-anticipated Hyatt Regency Lake Washington opens

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

School board renames Secondary Learning Center after former board member

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

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.

Cracking down on citywide firework ban

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

73 year old stabs senior housing employee

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

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.

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

Lessons from city council meetings

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