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Farm-fresh guide is now available

The new 2008 Puget Sound Fresh Farm Guide is now available for free at local libraries.

  • May 30, 2008

Hazen to present spring play

The Hazen Players at Hazen High School will present its annual spring play May 1, 2 and 3. This spring’s play is “You Can’t Take it With You,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Show times are 7 p.m., with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on May 3. Tickets are $5 for students with ASB, $7 for adults and students without ASB.

  • May 30, 2008

New operating rooms open in July

Valley Medical Center will open eight new operating rooms this summer, the second phase of the hospital’s new surgery center.

  • May 30, 2008

DEA arrests three men from Renton in drug raids

Agents with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement on Wednesday indicted more than a dozen people for involvement in marijuana growing operations as well as three businesses during a raid they’re calling “Operation Green Reaper.”

  • May 30, 2008

Kent man is sentenced for attack on cab driver

A Kent cab driver injured in a hate-crime attack last year is continuing on the path to recovery.

  • May 30, 2008

Relay for Life is June 7-8

To register teams for the Renton Relay for Life, go to www.rentonrelay.org or call Jacqui Judd, 253-486-4615, or Nancy Knowles, 425-564-9835.

  • May 30, 2008

Renton hosts Senior Housing Fair on May 13

Seniors and their families can learn about housing options at Senior Housing Fair at the Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave. N., 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 13.

  • May 30, 2008

FD 20 graduates first CERT class

King County Fire District 20 (Skyway/West Hill) has completed its first Community Emergency Response Team Academy.

  • May 30, 2008

167 HOT lanes to open on Saturday

Several miles of the Valley Freeway will turn HOT on Saturday. Crews finally got the dry weather they needed last weekend to finish the second white stripe that will separate the HOT lanes from the general purpose lanes.

  • May 30, 2008

Property-tax payments due

King County property owners/taxpayers are reminded that real estate and personal property taxes for the first half of 2008 must be paid or postmarked by today (Wednesday) at the latest.

  • May 30, 2008

Tickets on sale for RAYS event May 31

Tickets are on sale for the annual RAYS (Renton Youth and Family Services) “Signature Showcase” Dinner and Auction May 31 at Renton Technical College.

  • May 30, 2008

Kennydale black bear may need hip surgery

The black bear brought down from a Kennydale tree last week by several public safety officials is awaiting treatment at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.

  • May 30, 2008

Ballots in the mail for school bond vote

Nearly 51,000 absentee ballots have been mailed to all registered voters living in the Renton School District for a vote-by-mail election May 20 on a $150 million bond measure.

  • May 30, 2008

Young couple killed in Benson Hill crash

A young couple was killed in a single-car accident at about 10 p.m. Tuesday in the Benson Hill area.

CROPwalk to fight hunger is Sunday

Hundreds of walkers will take to the Cedar River Trail Sunday to raise money to fight hunger locally and in about 80 countries worldwide.

Open house May 17

Wonderland Estates Mobile Home Park is holding an open house May 17 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided around 2 p.m.

  • May 30, 2008

Toddler, 2, killed in accident on SR 167

A multi-vehicle accident Monday on State Route 167 in Renton resulted in the death of a toddler and injuries to four other people.

  • May 30, 2008

A community place

Harambee’s staff wants its non-denominational Christian church to be more than a building that’s open on Sundays. The employees want the building to be a space for people, especially youth, to gather week-long, and not just for worship.

  • May 30, 2008

Renton Rotary honors three teachers for April

The Rotary Club of Renton has honored its Teachers of the Month for April.

  • May 30, 2008