Leah Abraham

Old Highlands library deemed surplus property

Renton Housing Authority showed interest in converting the property into a multiservice center.

Hazen grad appointed to RSD board

Avanti Bergquist will fill the vacant District No. 2 seat starting July 1.

Vera Risdon: The name behind the school, the voice behind the music

The longtime Renton educator is hosting an instrument drive for the upcoming Risdon Middle School.

Zone 3 Explorers gear up for regional competition

Zone 3 Explorers is a program for young adults and is designed to train them to work in the fire service.

Renton Farmers Market opens for the season | GALLERY

The market is open every Tuesday until Sept. 27 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Sweet slumber at Safeway | POLICE BLOTTER

This week’s blotter includes a sleeping Safeway suspect, a pepper spraying incident, and more.

School district budget hangs on Legislature

School board passes a resolution allowing for a $5 million loan to ensure June payroll.

Energize Eastside releases second EIS draft

The 45-day public comment period ends June 21.

McKnight students raise funds to compete in D.C.

Rose Kelly and Chelsea Davatos won the statewide National History Day competition, and are now heading to the compete in the national stage.

Renton Downtown Partnership organizes inaugural Wine Walk

The event, scheduled for June 9, will highlight 11 regional wines and wineries.

City leaders discuss immigration issues at town hall

The topic that took the spotlight was the importance of a sanctuary city status.

Renton police gear up for Teen Peace Fest

The event, scheduled for June 3, aims to “bridge the gap between the community and our police department.”

Two teenagers stabbed during an altercation

A 16-year-old male and 19-year-old female were transported to the hospital on May 9.

La Hacienda reopens after potential norovirus outbreak

The restaurant was temporarily closed on April 27 after reports of people becoming ill.

Council authorizes $4 million for new community center

Family First Community Center was proposed by Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin and city of Renton.

German exchange program builds relationships

The toughest part of teaching a high school language arts class is getting students to be interested and get their work done. While this could… Continue reading

Angry neighbor with machete | Renton Police Blotter

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports. On March 27, a man was driving near Southeast 180th Street when he stopped… Continue reading

Billing system causes concern with property owners and tenants

Solid waste bills are now sent to property owners, not the tenants.

Police seeks information about armed robbery at Subway

Renton Police Department released a video and is seeking public assistance to identify the suspects.

Police turn to social media as form of communication

Renton Police Department has started to better utilize Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor to reach residents.