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.

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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.

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McKnight students finish in history competition

Four McKnight Middle School students placed fourth at the Washington State History Day competition at the University of Washington April 26.

  • May 30, 2008

Public Health issues measles warning

Already looking into an international youth conference in Kirkland at the end of March as the possible source of eight cases of measles in Grant County, local public health officials said last weekend that another Grant County resident who visited the area at the end of April has contracted the disease.

  • May 30, 2008

Hospital board votes to still meet at 3:30 p.m.

The Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners will continue meeting at 3:30 p.m., after voting on Monday to rescind a decision to meet at 6 p.m. that effectively could have resulted in the resignation of one of its newest members.

Coming soon: 12 Seahawks Way

There’s a new street name in town. It’s Seahawks Way.

County agrees to corridor trail

Preservation of the Eastside rail corridor came a step closer to reality Monday with approval by the King County Council of a key part of a plan to purchase the corridor from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co.

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Hip-hop bands to raise money for Darfur

Seven local hip-hop artists will bring their rhythms and rhymes to downtown Renton Saturday, May 17. The show, called Real Hip Hop 4 Real Change, is at Harambee, a church and community center on South Third Street, will benefit Mercy Corps efforts to stop the genocide in Darfur.

  • May 30, 2008

Two spots open on arts commission

The City of Renton is seeking candidates for two positions on the Renton Municipal Arts Commission.

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  • May 30, 2008

Notification meeting set May 15 for sex offender

The City of Renton will hold a public notification meeting May 15 for a Level 3 sex offender who is living in southwest Renton.

  • May 30, 2008

53-year-old inmate dies in Renton jail

A 53-year-old man was found dead in his cell at the Renton City Jail at City Hall at about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.

  • May 30, 2008

Elderly man stabbed over cell phone

A 74-year-old Renton man stabbed multiple times Thursday evening in downtown Renton is recovering from his wounds, while Renton police investigate the events leading to the attack – starting with the robbery of a cell phone.

First-time voter goes for school bond First-time voter goes for school bond

Leila Swier turned 18 March 31. She registered to vote a few weeks later and mailed her first ballot shortly after.

  • May 30, 2008

Bear recovers after surgery

The black bear treed in Kennydale a couple weeks ago is on the mend. He underwent surgery on May 5 to fix his dislocated right hip and fractured hip bone.

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Saturday drive nets about 23 tons of food for food bank, so far

The wares at the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank grew by 64,000 pounds over the weekend.

  • May 30, 2008

The bard as muse

It’s not every second grader who can comfortably throw around words like thou, thee and doth. But the students in Harvey Sadis’ Cascade Elementary class aren’t any second graders.

  • May 30, 2008