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Faith Williams art will be exhibited at Carco Theatre Aug. 16 - Oct. 3.  Williams of Renton is a collage artist. Her works are made of paper and puffy paint and often feature stones and beading. In her artist biography for Carco Theatre
Faith Williams art will be exhibited at Carco Theatre Aug. 16 - Oct. 3.  Williams of Renton is a collage artist. Her works are made of paper and puffy paint and often feature stones and beading. In her artist biography for Carco Theatre
Rachel O’Brien swims laps at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park in preparation for her fourth Danskin triathlon. Once about 300 pounds

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
Rachel O’Brien swims laps at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park in preparation for her fourth Danskin triathlon. Once about 300 pounds

Out & About in Renton | Aug. 16

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  • Aug 15, 2008
Jeanne Maimon of Seattle finishes edges on a serger  at a recent sewing class at Renton Technical College.

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
Jeanne Maimon of Seattle finishes edges on a serger  at a recent sewing class at Renton Technical College.

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
Fifteen Renton youth are in “Snow White & The 7: Each One Teach One

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
Fifteen Renton youth are in “Snow White & The 7: Each One Teach One
The new Seahawks headquarters and practice facility includes a massive covered area for team training.

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.

The new Seahawks headquarters and practice facility includes a massive covered area for team training.
Jet City Espresso barista Patrick Balles serves Jessica Smith

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
Jet City Espresso barista Patrick Balles serves Jessica Smith
In “Once Upon a Mattress

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
In “Once Upon a Mattress
Bailey Miller of Puyallup
Bailey Miller of Puyallup
Bailey Miller of Puyallup

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
Bailey Miller of Puyallup

Out & About in Renton | July 23

A look at arts and entertainment events in Renton.

  • Jul 22, 2008
Allison Fernald of Renton

Cooling off

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  • Jul 21, 2008
Allison Fernald of Renton
Master woodcarver Jim Ploegman poses in his shop and classroom with a hawk mask he made in the Northwest coast style. It and other masks will be on display at IKEA Renton River Days.

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
Master woodcarver Jim Ploegman poses in his shop and classroom with a hawk mask he made in the Northwest coast style. It and other masks will be on display at IKEA Renton River Days.

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
Missoula Children’s Theatre will present “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” 7 p.m. July 18 and 3 p.m. July 19 at the Des Moines Field House

‘An apple, my dear?’

Array

  • Jul 12, 2008
Missoula Children’s Theatre will present “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” 7 p.m. July 18 and 3 p.m. July 19 at the Des Moines Field House
John Springer

John Springer, Linda Woo are engaged; Renton couple met via business card

When John Joseph Springer wanted a wife, he handed out a personal card. His picture to the right, his name across the top, his home and cell phone numbers across the bottom, eight of his interests in between. Fellowship, movies, laughs, crying, walks, dancing, sharing, healing.

  • Jul 11, 2008
John Springer

Out & About in Renton | July 12

A look at what's happening around Renton, starting July 12.

  • Jul 11, 2008