Wine tasting to benefit New Horizon School

New Horizon School is holding its 4th Annual Wine Tasting Event Oct. 24 from 7-9 p.m. at The Pacific Institute, at 1709 Harbor Ave. S.W. on Seattle’s Alki Beach.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Auction benefits PEO scholarships

Renton’s P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter EI is holding its 16th Annual Dinner and Basket Auction Oct. 11 at Renton Technical College.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Kent schools face budget crunch, too Several Kent schools have Renton address

After having cut $2.6 million from its operating budget for the 2008-2009 school year, the Kent School District is facing further cuts in the future as expenditures continue to outstrip revenues and the district’s fund balance continues to shrink.

  • Oct 3, 2008

BPW nominations

Renton Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) is accepting nominations for Renton BPW’s “Woman of the Year” until Oct. 8. The winner will be included in Renton BPW’s “Business Woman of the Year” celebration Oct. 17.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Movie nights to benefit Community Foundation

Movie-goers can watch movies at Regal Cinemas at The Landing on two upcoming days and benefit the Renton Community Foundation.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Valley Medical Center named a best workplace

Valley Medical Center was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s inaugural list of the “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

  • Oct 3, 2008

The reading boy returns

The “Homework Comes First” Statue by artist Martha Pettigrew is back on its highly visible perch near the downtown Renton Library.

Hazen students will perform with the Seattle Philharmonic

Three Hazen High School orchestra members will join the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra in concert Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at the IKEA Performing Arts Center.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Auction helps Renton’s Vision House fulfill mission

Susan Camerer has wanted something bigger for Vision House since the beginning. That beginning was in 1990, when she and her husband John started the nonprofit in their basement. Susan is executive director and John is director of operations.

  • Oct 1, 2008

‘We need more members’


  • Oct 1, 2008

Lindbergh’s Key Club joins walk to help benefit needy families

About 40 Lindbergh High School Key Club members joined a nationwide St. Vincent de Paul “Friends of the Poor Walk” on Saturday to benefit needy Renton households.

  • Oct 1, 2008

Vandals damage fish weir on Cedar River; salmon snagged

A weir used to collect sockeye salmon for a critical breeding program to restore the salmon run on the Cedar River twice was damaged this… Continue reading

Norma Cugini named Renton’s 2008 Citizen of the Year

Norma Cugini, known for her charity endeavors in Renton and for her involvement in numerous community organizations, is the 2008 Citizen of the Year.Also announced… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2008


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  • Sep 29, 2008

Highlands all-girl slate of candidates

Highlands Elementary students chose from an all-girl ticket during their school’s student body election Friday. This was the first time in school history that all candidates have been girls.

  • Sep 29, 2008

New top jailer appointed for King County

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Kathleen Van Olst is the new director of King County’s Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.

  • Sep 29, 2008

POLICE BLOTTER: Convenience-store employee robbed at gunpoint

An employee of a 7-11 store on Southeast 168th Street was robbed at gunpoint by a white male at about 3:45 a.m. Sept. 20, according to Renton police.

  • Sep 29, 2008

Free job fair is planned for Oct. 16 in Issaquah

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce is doing something about the employment shortage. It will host a free Eastside Job Fair, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 16 at Pickering Barn in Issaquah.

  • Sep 29, 2008