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Co-ed softball starts soon

Registration for 2008 summer co-ed softball leagues through the City of Renton has started.

  • May 30, 2008

April 18 Equal Pay Day in Renton

Renton City Council will mark April 18 as Equal Pay Day in Renton. The proclamation is being made at the request of Renton Business and Professional Women (BPW).

  • May 30, 2008

Hillcrest needs space; bond is key

With a few hundred toddler and preschool students, Hillcrest Early Childhood Center is a bustling place. The Highlands school is home to three education programs for pre-kindergarten age children.

  • May 30, 2008

Women in Trades to put on career day in Seattle

Visit the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks booth at the 29th annual Washington Women in Trades Career Fair on Friday, May 2, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion. Admission is free.

  • May 30, 2008

Renton BPW host gala Friday

Renton Business and Professional Women (BPW) is hosting a Pay Equity Gala Event Friday in honor of Women’s Equal Pay Day.

  • May 30, 2008

County officials hold shelter meeting; improvements planned

King County Council held a town hall meeting Monday in Burien to discuss major reforms to the county’s shelter program.

  • May 30, 2008

Emerald Downs opens its season Friday

Schedule – 91-day meeting begins Friday and concludes Sunday, Sept. 28.

  • May 30, 2008

Animal-control Town Hall draws 700 people

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their minds before the County Council.

  • May 30, 2008

Fairwood producer chronicles forest giants

Before logging and development forever changed the face of the Snoqualmie River Valley, old-growth trees nearly 400 feet tall dominated the landscape.

  • May 30, 2008

Reichert plans resource fair for veterans, their families

Congressman Dave Reichert will host his third Veterans’ Resource Fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, in Renton. The event is open to all veterans, their families and other interested residents.

  • May 30, 2008

911 dispatcher from Renton honored

A 911 dispatcher, Don Pederson’s job is intense.

  • May 30, 2008

Renton man fatally shot in Tukwila

A 24-year-old Renton man was shot to death early Sunday morning outside a restaurant at the Foster Golf Links in Tukwila.

  • May 30, 2008

Rossi plan adds Renton 405 lanes

GOP gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi would push for an eight-lane bridge across Lake Washington, not impose tolls until the bridge is completed and add lanes to I-405 between Bellevue and Renton.

  • May 30, 2008

Artists display their works downtown

Visitors to downtown Renton can shop for art noon to 5 p.m. today (Saturday) at Arts Unlimited Gallery.

  • May 30, 2008

Red-light cameras on duty May 1

The city of Renton will turn on its red-light cameras on May 1, its long-planned effort to combat drivers who enter an intersection after the signal has turned red.

  • May 30, 2008

Church youth bring hope to New Orleans

Rebuilding houses, battling termites, planting gardens and passing out hamburgers. That’s how Hazen junior Ethan Knudson and 25 of his churchmates spent their Spring Break in New Orleans.

  • May 30, 2008

Volunteers needed for May 10 food drive

Renton Salvation Army’s biggest food drive of the year is The Letter Carriers Food Drive on May 10.

  • May 30, 2008

Cold weather delays HOT lanes

A cold, wet spring means that the state Department of Transportation will delay by a week the opening of the new high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on State Route 167 between Renton and Auburn.

  • May 30, 2008