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Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, “Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad” at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S. Courtesy photo

Upcoming events: Pacific Coast Railroad history lesson; coffee with Renton cops

Symphony: Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Masterworks Concert will highlight Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 Op. 36 and Jonathan Bailey Holland’s Shards of Serenity at 7:30… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019
Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, “Pacific Coast, Seattle’s Own Railroad” at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Renton History Museum, 235 Mill Ave. S. Courtesy photo
Renton Rotary’s Youth of the Month for May

Renton Rotary’s Youth of the Month for May

Five Renton students were selected as May 2019 Youth of the Month to finish off the school year.

  • May 6, 2019
Renton Rotary’s Youth of the Month for May
Vote for Best of Renton 2019
Vote for Best of Renton 2019
Gardeners love our veggie-friendly Western Washington climate

Gardeners love our veggie-friendly Western Washington climate

Here are the most incredible edibles to grow now.

Gardeners love our veggie-friendly Western Washington climate
A look back at Black River

A look back at Black River

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

A look back at Black River
It is a busy time in the garden with planting

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

It is a busy time in the garden with planting
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

RHS Students gear up for Bubblin Brown Sugar dance competition

The competition is April 27 at Garfield High School.

RHS Students gear up for Bubblin Brown Sugar dance competition
How to be a backyard micro farmer

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

How to be a backyard micro farmer
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