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Tickets on sale for Renton Salvation Army annual banquet

Tickets are now available for the Renton Salvation Army’s “Need Knows No Season” banquet, June 26 at 6 p.m. at the Spirit of Washington Event Center.

  • Jun 9, 2008

Assault charges against state Rep. Simpson dropped

A case against state Rep. Geoff Simpson, alleging that he assaulted his ex-wife in April, has been dropped.

  • Jun 9, 2008

Marcus Ramirez wins scholarship

Marcus Ramirez is this year’s recipient of the Renton Lions Club’s annual scholarship.

  • Jun 9, 2008

No one hurt in two-alarm Skyway house fire

No one was injured in a two-alarm house fire at about 7:45 a.m. Monday in the 12600 64th Avenue South, according to the King County Fire District 20.

  • Jun 9, 2008

No one hurt in two-alarm house fire in Skyway

No one was injured in a two-alarm house fire at about 7:45 a.m. Monday in the 12600 64th Avenue South, according to the King County… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2008

Key Bellevue-Renton commuter route closes for a year to accommodate widening project

Duvall Avenue Northeast, a key commuter route between Renton and Bellevue, finally closed Thursday for a widening project expected to take about a year. The closure was delayed for several days from June 2 while the contractor obtained one of the permits for the project, a stormwater discharge permit from the state Department of Transportation.

Big heart, big scam

It’s early afternoon on May 17 and Alvina Popke is pushing a cart full of groceries out to her car at the Fred Meyer parking lot on the Benson Highway.

Discoverer of Kennewick Man leading investigation of remains found in Renton

A key piece of evidence in solving the mystery of who is buried in a grave in the Highlands is about the size of a man’s wedding band. It’s a collar button, of a style dating from the early 1900s. A crew of five investigators painstakingly sifting through a narrow trench next to a new home’s foundation found the button, along with pieces of wool and leather, last Friday.

Lindbergh team ‘GUN’ wins robot competition

Robots took over Lindbergh High School’s gym Thursday. But they weren’t unattended. The sheet metal or plywood machines were controlled by local high schoolers competing in the 2008 Northwest Regional Robotics Competition.

  • Jun 4, 2008

The Highlands mystery: Two coffins

By DEAN A. RADFORDEditor, Renton ReporterThe remains of a second person were found Monday just off Edmonds Avenue Northeast in the Highlands alongside what a… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008

Seahawks fishing derby, fundraiser set for June 7

The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation and the Seattle Seahawks will hold the Second Annual Seattle Seahawks Feast and Fish Charity Fundraiser June 7 at Southport near Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park .

  • Jun 2, 2008

Highlands group assembling emergency kits

The Highlands Community Association is looking for some help to make sure that senior citizens and the disabled in Renton have a better chance of surviving an disaster or other emergency.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Duvall Avenue to close on Thursday

Beginning this Thursday (June 5), the City of Renton will close Duvall Avenue Northeast to through traffic between Sunset Boulevard and Southeast 95th Way.The road… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008