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Answers may be hard to come

Answers may be hard to come

You’re on the edge of your chair. Curiosity is almost killing you; there’s something you need to know but knowledge may be impossible. Truth may… Continue reading

Answers may be hard to come
Movie review: ‘The Happytime Murders’

Movie review: ‘The Happytime Murders’

I miss good comedy movies

Movie review: ‘The Happytime Murders’
Bringing all types of art to life

Bringing all types of art to life

Creative, versatile Brugger to teach Green River College’s first ever how-to animation class this fall

Bringing all types of art to life
Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly

First day of school celebrated at Sartori Elementary

An official ribbon cutting is scheduled for Oct. 9.

Photo courtesy of Angela Bogan: Sartori Elementary School’s first day assembly
From the Reporter archive: Two salmon swim past the downtown Renton library in 2013.

King County Flood Control District approves funding for salmon recovery

The following are two news releases from King County Flood Control District: On Aug. 6, the King County Flood Control District approved nearly $1.7 million… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018
From the Reporter archive: Two salmon swim past the downtown Renton library in 2013.
Snap up spring-blooming bulbs at fall’s bargain prices

Snap up spring-blooming bulbs at fall’s bargain prices

Beautiful bulbs are available at garden centers and nurseries.

Snap up spring-blooming bulbs at fall’s bargain prices
Freshman strives to give back

Freshman strives to give back

Milanni Matautia spoke at WE Day Seattle and has participated in a number of fundraisers.

Freshman strives to give back
Net neutrality: what it means for our libraries

Net neutrality: what it means for our libraries

I would like to focus this month on an issue that is of great importance to libraries and the patrons we serve. In 2017, the… Continue reading

Net neutrality: what it means for our libraries
‘If You Love Me’ deserves a spot on your bookshelf

‘If You Love Me’ deserves a spot on your bookshelf

First tooth, first step. Every milestone your baby passed was reason for celebration. First day of school, first home run, you were there, cheerleading. First… Continue reading

‘If You Love Me’ deserves a spot on your bookshelf
All hail the hardy hibiscus, with its numerous varieties

All hail the hardy hibiscus, with its numerous varieties

In late summer, when lawns and gardens are fading, the hibiscus comes to the rescue.

All hail the hardy hibiscus, with its numerous varieties
Beachgoers still flocked to Gene Coulon Memorial Park Aug. 22 despite the unhealthy air quality rating the city of Renton saw most of last week. Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Smoky weather put a damper on outdoor activities

Unhealthy air quality in Renton last week posed health hazards, closing or moving events indoors.

Beachgoers still flocked to Gene Coulon Memorial Park Aug. 22 despite the unhealthy air quality rating the city of Renton saw most of last week. Photo by Haley Ausbun.
If you love thrillers, you’ll want to dive into ‘Desolation Mountain’

If you love thrillers, you’ll want to dive into ‘Desolation Mountain’

The dream is one you’ll never forget. It’s dark, and scary, and it wakes you with pounding heart and dry mouth, a scream on your… Continue reading

If you love thrillers, you’ll want to dive into ‘Desolation Mountain’
City of Renton celebrates national day of service

City of Renton celebrates national day of service

Renton’s day of volunteer mobilization is Sept. 8

  • Aug 28, 2018
City of Renton celebrates national day of service
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan

Dr. Universe tells us if land affects weather

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education column from Washington State University.

  • Aug 27, 2018
Illustrations by Rob McClurkan
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A Fantastic Beasts Celebration on Sept. 1

The following from the King County Library System: In anticipation of the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts” film sequel and as a tribute to the enduring popularity… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2018
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Measles case in King County resident returning from travel

Measles case in King County resident returning from travel

Officials have confirmed measles in a King County man who may have exposed others while contagious.

  • Aug 27, 2018
Measles case in King County resident returning from travel
Photos by Haley Ausbun

Cruzin’ through downtown

The second annual Cruz the Loop event had nearly 1,000 spectators and honored a now-vintage pastime.

Photos by Haley Ausbun
Headliner for Polynesian Festival Bruddah Waltah, who traveled from Hawaii to perform, plays while his wife of 43 years, Thailiana, dances on Saturday Aug. 18.

Festival showcases Hawaiian culture

Aug. 18 and Aug. 19, with headliner Bruddah Waltah

Headliner for Polynesian Festival Bruddah Waltah, who traveled from Hawaii to perform, plays while his wife of 43 years, Thailiana, dances on Saturday Aug. 18.
Celebrate your harvest by sharing with others

Celebrate your harvest by sharing with others

Enjoy the tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and squash that are ready for the table.

Celebrate your harvest by sharing with others
Lane reductions and ramp closures for I-405/SR 167 interchange cancelled this weekend

Lane reductions and ramp closures for I-405/SR 167 interchange cancelled this weekend

The construction meant to take place Aug. 24 to Aug. 27 has been postponed.

  • Aug 24, 2018
Lane reductions and ramp closures for I-405/SR 167 interchange cancelled this weekend