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Renton River Days is July 23, July 25-27

Planning is well under way for the 23rd annual IKEA Renton River Days July 23 and July 25 – 27.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Fire department promotes four

The Renton City Council recently recognized the promotions of four commanders within the city’s Fire and Emergency Services Department.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Artists sought for Art Gallery at car show

An opportunity to show artistic endeavors is offered to artists July 6, during the Return to Renton Benefit Car Show in downtown.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Expect delays on Sunset between Renton and Issaquah this weekend

Drivers should plan for delays this weekend on State Route 900 – Sunset Highway – east of Interstate 405 in Renton.Crews working for Washington state… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2008

Soroptimists honor Roxanne Hanson for ‘Making a Difference for Women’

Roxanne Hanson won the Making a Difference for Women Award during Soroptimist International of Renton’s annual officer installation and awards banquet at Merrill Gardens June 17.

  • Jun 25, 2008

Renton schools keep ‘Huck Finn’ on reading list, amid protests from alumna

“Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is considered an American classic and one of the first great American novels, and it’s taught in classrooms as such. But Mark Twain’s book has stirred controversy since its 1885 publication. Initially for its coarse nature. More recently for its colored description of the American South during the slavery years.

  • Jun 24, 2008

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  • Jun 24, 2008

Renton fire crews learn lessons from a live fire

Grover Shegrud of Lynnwood couldn’t stay away Thursday from a home he designed and built for his family in 1966.

Basketball clinic set for youth at Skyway club

The Seattle Storm, the Boys and Girls Clubs and Allstate Insurance will host a youth basketball clinic for youth ages 7 – 15 this Saturday.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Higher gas costs spark increase in vanpooling

Along with record-setting increases in bus ridership, Metro Transit is seeing a big jump in vanpool and vanshare participation.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Investigation continues into stabbing of elderly man

Renton police are continuing to investigate a stabbing at the Renton Transit Center in May that sent an elderly man to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Investigation continues into stabbing of elderly man

Renton police are continuing to investigate a stabbing at the Renton Transit Center in May that sent an elderly man to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

  • Jun 24, 2008

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Issaquah man arrested for assault

  • Jun 24, 2008

Renton man charged with rape; faces life in prison if convicted

A 41-year-old convicted sex offender living in Renton would face life in prison if he's convicted of any of three rape charges that have been filed against him, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office. Kenneth Demone Sims, who lives in an apartment complex in the 200 block of Lind Avenue Southwest not far from where the rapes occurred, would face life in prison under the state's "Two Strike" law for sex offenders.

$1 million bail set for suspect in three Renton rapes

By Reporter staffThe Renton Police Department has arrested a suspect – a registered Level 3 sex offender – believed to be responsible for three rapes… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2008

Renton student on WSU President’s List

Daniel Widner was named to the President’s List at Washington State University (WSU) for Spring Quarter.

  • Jun 21, 2008

$1 million bail set for Renton rape suspect

The Renton Police Department has arrested a suspect – a registered Level 3 sex offender – believed to be responsible for three rapes in the Renton area in the past seven months, according to spokeswoman Penny Bartley.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Benson Hill ‘Community Celebration’ to take place June 21

The City of Renton is hosting a Benson Hill Community Celebration on Saturday (June 21). The event is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cascade Elementary School ballfields, 16022 116th Ave. S.E., Renton.

  • Jun 20, 2008

American Legion breakfast June 21 | Renton Community Calendar

A listing of community events in Renton and surrounding areas.

  • Jun 20, 2008