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Special Olympians compete in Sport Classic

Chris Wood expects the Blue Jays to win its softball division at this weekend’s Special Olympics 2008 Summer Sport Classic, otherwise known as the state tournament, in Everett.

  • Aug 22, 2008

Out & About in Renton | Aug. 20

Sococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Washington Parents Day Council names Fairwood couple parents of the year

Estela Cube wakes up crying some nights, missing her son and two grandchildren living in far-away Washington, D.C. That’s how close she is to her family, says Estela’s husband Antonio Cube Sr.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Renton’s Rachel O’Brien to compete in 4th Danskin Triathlon Sunday

Rachel O’Brien has the choice to be healthy. She realized that during her first triathlon four years ago.

  • Aug 16, 2008

Out & About in Renton | Aug. 16

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  • Aug 15, 2008

Renton Technical College tailors save money, customize fits

Jeanne Maimon would rather go naked than wear clothes for sale in today’s stores. But Maimon’s no nudist. Instead of nudity, she makes her own clothes.

  • Aug 12, 2008

Out & About in Renton | Aug. 6

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  • Aug 12, 2008

Out & About in Renton | Aug. 2

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  • Aug 12, 2008

Renton teen Bolden leads Langston Hughes Center’s atypical telling of ‘Snow White’

Jordon Bolden of Renton is the prince in a retelling of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” But he’s not a typical prince. And the production — the Youth Summer Musical at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center — is not the typical “Snow White.”

  • Aug 12, 2008

The 12th Man flag firmly planted in Renton

I’ve experienced the grand cathedrals of England, meant to inspire awe in both visitor and the faithful.

Auction helps Jet City prepare for its closure History to highest bidder

John Middlebrooks bought the night’s first item: an orange and purple inflatable snake stuck through a heart-shaped slinky. He and his wife Linda also bought one of the night’s last items: an old-style (unworking) wooden telephone.

  • Aug 4, 2008

Carco Theatre teens present ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

“Once Upon a Mattress” opened to record crowds at IKEA Renton River Days. Director and producer Vincent Orduna hopes those crowds remain large through Aug. 10, the last performance of Carco Theatre’s 23rd annual Summer Teen Musical.

  • Aug 2, 2008

Renton River Days: Next up: Parade, food, duckies

Children of all ages shuttled in Wednesday on buses, cars, bikes and even wagons to Liberty Park, eager for what IKEA Renton River Days would have in store. White banners hung throughout the park welcoming Renton residents and visitors for a day of family fun.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Out & About in Renton | July 23

A look at arts and entertainment events in Renton.

  • Jul 22, 2008

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  • Jul 21, 2008

Award-winning woodcarver returns to Renton River Days

Jim Ploegman still has part of his first wood-carving attempt on his woodshop wall. It was a planter held together by glue. It got a D.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Out & About in Renton | July 19

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  • Jul 18, 2008

Out & About in Renton | July 16

A look at what's going on, on the entertainment front, in Renton, starting July 16.

  • Jul 15, 2008