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Gardeners love our veggie-friendly Western Washington climate

Here are the most incredible edibles to grow now.

A look back at Black River

Renton History Museum hosts event with Seattle writer and natural history expert David Williams.

It is a busy time in the garden with planting

Near the end of April the nurseries will be overflowing with color. Bedding plants or annuals in bloom can be purchased now but may still… Continue reading

Thom Cantrell, one of the organizers of the upcoming International Conference for Primal People, holds up a mould of a Sasquatch footprint. He said the mould was taken in the Blue Mountains in Oregon by Paul Freeman, a well-known Sasquatch hunter who’s 1994 footage of a Sasquatch in that area made big waves in the believer and skeptic communities alike. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

All things Sasquatch in Enumclaw

Washington state is famous for countless reasons. It’s the birthplace of Starbucks and Bill Gates, one of the biggest producers of the U.S.’s lumber and… Continue reading

Thom Cantrell, one of the organizers of the upcoming International Conference for Primal People, holds up a mould of a Sasquatch footprint. He said the mould was taken in the Blue Mountains in Oregon by Paul Freeman, a well-known Sasquatch hunter who’s 1994 footage of a Sasquatch in that area made big waves in the believer and skeptic communities alike. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

RHS Students gear up for Bubblin Brown Sugar dance competition

The competition is April 27 at Garfield High School.

How to be a backyard micro farmer

Do you have a small space? Perhaps just a balcony or patio as outdoor space? Maybe you have no soil and can only grow plants… Continue reading

Special police partners honored

King County Sheriff’s Office dedicates new memorial to honor K9 service dogs and handlers.

Renton Schools Foundation hosts annual breakfast fundraising event

The Renton Schools Foundation (RSF) is hosting its 10th Annual Fundraising Breakfast to support students and educators on Monday, April 29, 7 a.m. at Renton… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019
Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Rooftop dragon roars over Renton

New 25-foot iconic sculpture draws crowd downtown.

Photo by Haley Ausbun.

Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for April

Silvia Flores, John Hoag and Kristen Murphy were selected as teachers of the month.

  • Apr 16, 2019
Louise Delaurenti George, photo by Emme Weitz
Louise Delaurenti George, photo by Emme Weitz

Kent School board gains first student representative

Kentridge senior selected to join Kent School District Board of Directors.

City of Renton debuts ‘Let’s Go Renton!’ recreation guide

Publication combines information in ‘What’s Happening’ and ‘Golden Opportunities’

  • Apr 12, 2019
Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.

Top 10 Ahead of the Class teachers surprised

The final five will receive $500 at an event on April 18 at the IKEA Performing Arts Center.

Photo courtesy Renton Schools Facebook page
                                Tracy Dyson, from Hazelwood Elementary School, is one of the Renton Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Ahead of the Class teachers. Renton Superintendent Dr. Damien Pattenaude and Blitz surprised Dyson April 3.

Lawn Rangers can learn to keep things green with less water

This second week of April is time to start thinking about a lush lawn, while also using water wisely.

  • Apr 11, 2019

STREAM offers after school curriculum for Highland kids

A new program is redefining the North Highlands Neighborhood Center

If nothing else, notice the blooming, beautiful world around you

This time of year, gardeners have a lot on the “do” list. Of course, there are just as many “don’ts.”

Youth of the Month for January

Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month. After being selected by counselors at each of… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

Photo of Renton native Matt House by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Brad Gee

Renton native propels submarine legacy into the future

By M. Dawn Scott Navy Office of Community Outreach As citizens of Renton go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service”… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2019
Photo of Renton native Matt House by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Brad Gee