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Special police partners honored

Special police partners honored

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

Special police partners honored
Renton Schools Foundation hosts annual breakfast fundraising event

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
Renton Schools Foundation hosts annual breakfast fundraising event
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

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
Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for April
Louise Delaurenti George, photo by Emme Weitz
Louise Delaurenti George, photo by Emme Weitz
Kent School board gains first student representative

Kent School board gains first student representative

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

Kent School board gains first student representative
City of Renton debuts ‘Let’s Go Renton!’ recreation guide

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

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

  • Apr 12, 2019
City of Renton debuts ‘Let’s Go Renton!’ recreation guide
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

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
Lawn Rangers can learn to keep things green with less water
STREAM offers after school curriculum for Highland kids

STREAM offers after school curriculum for Highland kids

A new program is redefining the North Highlands Neighborhood Center

STREAM offers after school curriculum for Highland kids
If nothing else, notice the blooming, beautiful world around you

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.”

If nothing else, notice the blooming, beautiful world around you
Youth of the Month for January

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
Youth of the Month for January
Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

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.

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April
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
Spring gardening provides inspiration

Spring gardening provides inspiration

The end of March may roar like a lion or meet April in showers of flowers but early spring is always the time to become… Continue reading

Spring gardening provides inspiration
Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

Matt Kidd. Submitted photo
Spring color is on display

Spring color is on display

The fourth week of March is a time of explosive growth in Western Washington so take a moment to notice the early blooming bulbs and… Continue reading

Spring color is on display
Moyaak Chuol, senior at Lindbergh High School, holds up his first place trophy with teacher Creed Nelson on Feb. 23. Chuol starts a job at Boeing after graduation. Courtesy of Creed Nelson.

Lindbergh senior wins competition, snags job

Moyaak Chuol won an aerospace manufacturing competition against more than 50 other high school students

Moyaak Chuol, senior at Lindbergh High School, holds up his first place trophy with teacher Creed Nelson on Feb. 23. Chuol starts a job at Boeing after graduation. Courtesy of Creed Nelson.
Unofficial spring has arrived, tips for planting seeds

Unofficial spring has arrived, tips for planting seeds

The third week of March and spring is officially sprung so celebrate with a fresh pair of garden gloves and plant something from seed. Growing… Continue reading

Unofficial spring has arrived, tips for planting seeds
Henry Beleford displays photos of current high school students have come through his shop to get their letterman jackets. Beleford said once they graduate, he takes their photos down. Photo by Sarah Brenden

Local shop owner helps students show school spirit

What started out as a part-time gig has turned full time for Rainier Beach resident Henry Beleford. Beleford is the owner of B’s Athletic Uniforms… Continue reading

Henry Beleford displays photos of current high school students have come through his shop to get their letterman jackets. Beleford said once they graduate, he takes their photos down. Photo by Sarah Brenden