My visit to Nishiwaki: Creating a lifetime of memories, friendships

(Editor’s note: The Renton Reporter asked City Council member Randy Corman to write about his experience on an exchange to Nishiwaki, Japan, with a delegation from Renton.

  • May 30, 2008

Mom is no longer sidelined

Until recently, Felicia Sumareh of Fairwood could only do one thing when she took her five children to a roller rink or amusement park: watch.

  • May 30, 2008

Swirling delights

Until about 10 months ago, when Jesse Parker wanted a good bottle of wine, he headed out of town, usually to Redmond. Parker’s wine commute shortened when All Things Wine opened in the Highlands in July. The 75-year-old Highlands resident is now just a 20-minute walk from a good bottle of wine.

  • May 30, 2008

Bambi is addicted to speed on wheels

The distant revving of engines comes first, then roaring and popping as the cars zoom down the paved track on a recent Sunday at Pacific Raceways, buzzing like a drone of angry bees. In the midst of this horde is No. 48, a 1982 bright blue Mazda RX-7 driven by Bambi Jilek of Renton.

  • May 30, 2008



  • May 17, 2008

‘I A Sand’


  • May 7, 2008

Talented 10-year-old to perform on ‘Maury’

Haben Abraham of the Renton Highlands likes singing so much that her father says she used to sing “Happy Birthday” to herself.

  • May 3, 2008

‘Steel Magnolias’ is more than just a chick play

“Steel Magnolias” is a chick flick, and the play from which the movie was adapted is a chick play.

  • Apr 19, 2008

‘Romeo and Juliet’


  • Apr 12, 2008

‘Swan Lake’


  • Apr 7, 2008

‘Steel Magnolias’


  • Mar 29, 2008