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Supporters of the Renton School District’s $150 million construction bond measure are putting on a final push this weekend to get voters to mail in their ballots.
Hearing Examiner Fred Kaufman recently approved — with basic conditions — the plans for a downtown apartment and retail building that would take up five downtown lots anchored by Jet City Espresso, at the southwest corner of South Second Street and Main Avenue South.
The mood is merry inside the wood-paneled club house. People sing along to folk songs the man in the corner strums on his guitar. A young girl dances. An assortment of appetizers and cakes sit nearby.
The discovery of a human jawbone in the Renton Highlands last Thursday may go down as an historical mystery.
The driver of a 2002 Acura that crashed into an apartment complex on Talbot Road South in December, resulting in the death a passenger, has been charged with vehicular homicide.
Art and autos will combine July 6 at the Return to Renton Annual Car Show, lining the streets downtown and including an art gallery sponsored by Arts Unlimited.
Kent and Renton firefighters spent nearly two hours at a large-scale decontamination drill Thursday to help prepare for a potential hazardous materials spill or the release of a poisonous gas by a terrorist group that could injure or kill residents.
The City of Seattle is slowly raising the level of the Cedar River today to open up space in the Chester Morse Reservoir for the runoff from the melting snowpack in the Cscades
The Cedar River is running at unusually high levels for this time of year as the City of Seattle opens up space in the Chester Morse Reservoir in the Cascades to store runoff from a huge mountain snowpack.
The Renton School District Board of Directors will present a proposed 2007-2008 budget extension to citizens at a public hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Kohlwes Education Center.
Starting Saturday, May 31, King County Metro Transit will make a few changes to bus routes to update bus service.
During the night and early morning hours of Tuesday and Wednesday, crews may perform a series of 15-minute rolling slowdowns on northbound Interstate 405 near State Route 181 and close two lanes of northbound I-405 between I-5 and State Route 167 while cranes place an overhead sign.
School wasn’t always important to Carolina Perez. As an eighth grader, she hung with the wrong crowd. The crowd that got in trouble for disrupting class and fighting. But Perez has changed since then, during her four years in RAYS (Renton Area Youth and Family Services) Rites of Passage Program, a support group for youth struggling in school.
Two Renton students and two Kent students were recently selected as winners of the 2008 $mart Scholarship award, sponsored by Renton-based JayMarc Development.
Starting Sunday, those caught on camera running a red light at four busy intersections in Renton could get a $124 ticket.
Friday night results from the May 20 special election had Renton School District officials proclaiming a “landslide win” for the district’s $150-million construction bond.
A King County Sheriff’s deputy sits just beyond the turnstiles, beeping because someone didn’t have a key card. Behind the deputy is a chain-link cage, guarded by a fingerprint scanner. Fifty-nine security cameras are recording in the building’s eight security zones. All visitors are wearing badges. Most doors automatically shut in 30 seconds.