Charges filed in accident that left motorcyclist critically injured

A 39-year-old man remains in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following an early morning collision Monday involving the motorcycle he was riding… Continue reading

Burglary suspect arrested near Lindbergh High School

Renton police arrested a suspect in a burglary Wednesday afternoon near Lindbergh High School, which was about to dismiss students for the day.Several Renton police… Continue reading


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  • Sep 2, 2008

Renton planning Disaster Job Fair

The City of Renton is sponsoring a Disaster Job Fair on Sept. 25 to provide information and answer questions about volunteering as an emergency responder in the community during and following a disaster.

  • Sep 2, 2008

I-405 project worker is injured

A construction worker was injured late Thursday night on southbound Interstate 405 near State Route 167 while installing electrical conduit in the median for the I-405 widening project.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Nearly 100 percent of restaurants using oils with no trans fat

Eating out at restaurants in King County is healthier today.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Renton man pleads not guilty in police incident

A 24-year-old Renton man pleaded not guilty Aug. 25 in King County Superior Court to charges of second-degree assault and first-degree malicious mischief in connection with an Aug. 8 incident when Kent Police shot him as he reportedly attempted to charge the on-foot officers with his vehicle.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Transit Now to bring bus improvements to Renton

How people get around, as well as how much it costs, was the topic of discussion at a Metropolitan King County Council town hall meeting recently.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Duvall closure affects some school routes

With the opening of school Tuesday, Renton school buses and students are again navigating through the closure of Duvall Avenue Northeast, which is undergoing a major widening and upgrade project.

Bonney Lake man dies in fiery crash on I-405 in Renton

A 29-year-old man from the Bonney Lake area died in a fiery crash on southbound Interstate 405 at about 6:45 a.m. Friday that backed up traffic for miles through Renton during the morning commute.

Renton students head back to school on Tuesday

Gene Kolczynski earned his teaching degree in 1974, but became a teacher just two years ago.

  • Sep 1, 2008

Renton’s Ben Comer is a Cougar for a Day

Washington State University, along with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, is about to score a major touchdown with 11-year-old Ben Comer of Renton.

  • Aug 30, 2008

WASL: Renton has reasons to celebrate

Scores from last school year’s Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) were recently released by the state’s education office and Renton has a lot to celebrate.

  • Aug 29, 2008


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  • Aug 28, 2008

New administrators named in Renton School District

More than 160 new teachers, principals and other administrators join Renton School District this year, replacing retiring and relocating staff.

  • Aug 28, 2008

WASL scorecard by grade, subject

The Washington Assessment of Student Learning scores for individual schools are available at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Web site at

  • Aug 28, 2008

WASL results mixed bag for schools

WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning) scores are back, and Renton School District staff isn’t celebrating universal increases, as it was last year. But staff isn’t bemoaning universal decreases either.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Renton Public Library worker Marie beefs up summer programs

Renton Public Library has long been stocked with resources for children and teens, including books, CDs and DVDs. Both the downtown and Highlands branches have also long featured storytimes for preschoolers and up, plus a summer reading program for youngsters. But that’s where the youth programs ended — until new children’s librarian Jessica Marie started last November.

  • Aug 26, 2008


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  • Aug 25, 2008