Life

Kim Blake

A few tense moments and a life saved at McLendon in Renton

Dec. 27 was a dark and stormy night. Kim Blake remembers that detail because that was the night — technically afternoon — on which the… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009
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Kim Blake
Ten-year-old Pandora relaxes in her cage aboard the MaxMobile Tuesday

Cats put on furry show in Renton; but none is adopted

The big yellow vehicle rolled into the parking lot of Renton Public Library Tuesday afternoon with nine furry guests aboard. Nine furry guests that their… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009
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Ten-year-old Pandora relaxes in her cage aboard the MaxMobile Tuesday

Jan. 23: Out and About

Calendar SubmissionsThe entertainment calendar is published on a space-available basis. Submit entertainment items at least a week before publication dates to calendar@reporternewspapers.com.EventsSococulture: For information about… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009
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Bruce Hudson

Renton photographer Bruce Hudson to sign books

Renton photographer and author Bruce Hudson will sign copies of his book “The Relationographer” Saturday (Jan. 24) from 1-4 p.m. at Ivar’s at 25405 104th… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009
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Bruce Hudson
This piece by Renton artist Dennis Harrison is called “Shadows.”

Renton artist displaying marquetry at Carco

Art by Dennis Harrison will be exhibited at Carco Theatre through Feb. 13.Harrison of Renton is a marquetry artist. Hundreds of years old, marquetry is… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009
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This piece by Renton artist Dennis Harrison is called “Shadows.”

Six comics set to compete Jan. 22 in Renton Comedy Contest

Six comics will compete at the first Renton Comedy Contest at DC’s Bar and Grill Jan. 22 at 8:30 p.m. Those six performers will have… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009
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OUT AND ABOUT: Jan. 16, 2009

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  • Jan 15, 2009
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Charles Cortes/ Renton Reporter Cedar Grove Mobile Home Court resident Carroll Kilkenny

Flood victims find refuge in Renton church

A bed, a roof and good food. That's all Carroll Kilkenny needs. And maybe a radio and flashlight.That's what the 79-year old has in her… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2009
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Charles Cortes/ Renton Reporter Cedar Grove Mobile Home Court resident Carroll Kilkenny
New mother Ashlyn Nearing of Renton holds her son

Region’s first baby of the year born at Valley Medical Center

Nineteen seconds after the stroke of midnight. That's when Davious LaShawn Perkins, the region's first baby of 2009, was born. Not that Renton Highlands mother… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009
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New mother Ashlyn Nearing of Renton holds her son
Jeannie Keyes

Better times ahead for Renton, says psychic. And Sonics will return

2009 is just a few days old, bringing a newborn's promise of hope.How will this year develop? Will it bring an improved economy? A cheaper… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009
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Jeannie Keyes
Randy Gilchrist

Resolved for 2009: Out with the bad, in with the good

It’s January 2009. That means a new year, a new start. Time to turn over new leafs and replace the bad habits with good. Below,… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008
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Randy Gilchrist

Renton Out and About

EventsShoWare Center Grand Opening: 4-9 p.m. Jan. 2. Come celebrate the opening of Kent’s new events center. Cost: Free. ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008
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Renton Reporter A&E | Dec. 27

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  • Dec 29, 2008
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Zandra Jones of Black Diamond and her sons

Jewish family to serve homeless men Christmas Eve feast in Renton

For Zandra Jones, volunteering on Christmas Eve is no big deal. It’s like picking up someone’s dropped napkin.“You do what you do,” she says.Tonight, Jones… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2008
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Zandra Jones of Black Diamond and her sons
Renton Technical College’s John Fisher

Washington Chef’s cookbook helps food bank patrons make most of meal

What can you make with baby formula, celery, shredded pork, tomatoes and spaghetti sauce? Cornbread breakfast casserole, of course!

  • Dec 16, 2008
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Renton Technical College’s John Fisher
Joe Kennedy

Renton: A cafe, a saloon and cheesecakes… oh my!

Three restaurants: A cafe, a saloon and a cheesecakery. Three addresses: 915, 917 and 919 South Third Street. One business. Run by Joe Kennedy.

  • Dec 15, 2008
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Joe Kennedy

OUT & ABOUT

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  • Dec 11, 2008
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Renton A&E Calendar | Dec. 6

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  • Dec 8, 2008
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The biggest seller

What is Renton drinking for the holidays?

So what is Renton drinking this holiday season?The answer to that question comes in some big numbers – and they’re only based on the first… Continue reading

The biggest seller

THE TOP 10 LIQUOR SALES BY STATE STORE

DOWNTOWN(465 RENTON CENTER WAY)Item Unit sales Size Cost1. YUKON JACK LIQUEUR 15,253 50 ml $1.502. CUERVO TEQUILA 10,673 50 ml $1.503. SMIRNOFF VODKA 9,242 50… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2008
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