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The 100th parkrun on Oct. 19 was just a prelude to the parkrun birthday festivities planned for Nov. 16. (Photo courtesy of Renton parkrun)

Runners of all shapes, sizes and ages celebrate

Friendly joggers invite Renton to join them for a trot

The 100th parkrun on Oct. 19 was just a prelude to the parkrun birthday festivities planned for Nov. 16. (Photo courtesy of Renton parkrun)

Weekly poll

Do you think Renton PD should wear body cameras?… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Federal Way washes out Hazen in Renton

During a rainy night on Friday, Oct. 18, at Renton Memorial Stadium, the Hazen Highlanders faced the Federal Way Eagles. The two teams played well… Continue reading

Rotary honors Renton’s educators

As part of its commitment to education, and to celebrate teachers in the Renton School District, each month Rotary Club of Renton selects a few… Continue reading


Harold Elliott Weddle was born in Dawson, Iowa, November 30, 1930. He passed away peacefully at his home in Mount Vernon, WA, on October 15,… Continue reading


Thomas Scot Abrahamson passed away on October 17, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Tom was born in Renton, Washington on November 12, 1958. He graduated… Continue reading


Bertel L. Nord passed away on October 14th, 2019. He was born to Selma Johnson and Andrew Nord on November 10th, 1922 in Hazelwood, WA.… Continue reading


Lee Moberg passed away at home on October 13, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born April 10, 1933, the youngest of… Continue reading


Roberta Lee Lollar age 88 of Issaquah, Washington died October 8, 2019 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. Born April 22, 1931 in Dodge City… Continue reading

Which veggies to keep, and which to compost

The third week of October is a good time to dig in and plant more spring-blooming bulbs. You can also plant garlic cloves that will… Continue reading

Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia

OLYMPIA — Nine of the most powerful political jobs in Washington state will be filled by voters in 2020. We’re talking governor, attorney general, secretary… Continue reading

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 18

Reader credits Pavone for giving them a voice Dear editor, What do you need to know about the current mayoral candidates to make an informed… Continue reading

Reject dishonest vehicle taxes, vote yes on I-976

Taxpayers are getting ripped off, everybody knows it and politicians refuse to fix it. That’s why 352,000 voters signed petitions to get Initiative 976 on… Continue reading

Hazen defeats Kentlake football

Hazen High School faced off against Kentlake High School on Thursday Oct. 10 at their home field. Hazen took home the ‘W’ with the final… Continue reading


Randolph (Randy) Evans born on September 18, 1959 passed away on October 8, 2019 at Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital in Seattle after a long standing… Continue reading


Passed on October 4, 2019 in Renton, WA. Walter Joseph Grieser was born on the family farm in the Thorn Creek area of Latah County,… Continue reading


3/9/1941 – 10/10/2019 Sharon was born in Newberg, Oregon to Henry and Alina Orwig. She passed away in Renton, Washington surrounded by family. She held… Continue reading

Mum’s the word: incorporate this plant into your season displays

If your landscape is not a blaze of autumn glory this week, it may be time to kindle the fire with some fantastic fall plants.… Continue reading

Hazen High School’s male Athlete of the Week

Hazen High School’s Tim Tuemmler, tennis, was chosen as the Renton Reporter’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 11. Q: What was… Continue reading

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.