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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
Keeping the Evergreen State green

Keeping the Evergreen State green

By Jennifer Lennox For the Reporter In 1890 Washington state was coined the Evergreen State. The nickname appropriately given as the forests were full of… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019
Keeping the Evergreen State green
Lisa Rosenblum KCLS Director

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs

Key measures of a healthy economy include, among other things, new businesses that create jobs and attract skilled workers. And while community leaders count on… Continue reading

Lisa Rosenblum KCLS Director
The art of writing

The art of writing

The process of writing is a mystery to most people. People dream of becoming writers — but they want to have written — not to… Continue reading

The art of writing
Youth leaders reclaim ‘lost urban creeks’ in Renton

Youth leaders reclaim ‘lost urban creeks’ in Renton

As a culmination of the first year of a paid internship project, youth leaders from Unleash the Brilliance planted 250 native trees and shrubs on… Continue reading

Youth leaders reclaim ‘lost urban creeks’ in Renton
Pull or smother shot weeds to save time

Pull or smother shot weeds to save time

The second week of March is time to fertilize the lawn, plant perennials and hardy annuals like pansies, sow seeds of lettuce and chard in… Continue reading

Pull or smother shot weeds to save time
Local artists add flair to fire hydrants

Local artists add flair to fire hydrants

South Renton Connection is adding some flair to its neighborhood in unsuspecting spots. The project calls for artists to paint fire hydrants. And the first… Continue reading

Local artists add flair to fire hydrants
Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for March

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for March

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 March
Seahawk KJ Wright surprises students

Seahawk KJ Wright surprises students

Wright visited St. Anthony’s School in downtown Renton Monday, March 4.

Seahawk KJ Wright surprises students
Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for February

Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for February

Kim Browne, Sara Jerger and Donelle Tyler were selected as teachers of the month.

  • Mar 1, 2019
Renton Rotary selects Teachers of the Month for February
Smart ways to keep homes warm

Smart ways to keep homes warm

Q&A with Johns Manville: DIY Insulation tips for maximizing home energy efficiency

  • Feb 28, 2019
Smart ways to keep homes warm
Courtesy of Cal Poly.                                Jacob Winter, second from the left in the back row on the steps of the California state Capitol in Sacramento.

Liberty High grad honored by California lawmakers with art

Courtesy of California Polytechnic State University: Eighteen California Polytech students were recognized for their awards and other accomplishments by state lawmakers on the floors of… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2019
Courtesy of Cal Poly.                                Jacob Winter, second from the left in the back row on the steps of the California state Capitol in Sacramento.