Renton Technical College’s Childcare Center will hold a free Health and Safety Carnival on July 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Gary Fergus has always wanted to climb Mount Rainier. The snow-capped mountain was a frequent sight during his many Renton years. The 33-year-old Portland firefighter and emergency medical technician has taken many day trips up the Cascades’ tallest peak, but didn’t make his first summit attempt until early this month.
The owner of a charter-helicopter business based at Renton Municipal Airport has told Mayor Denis Law he will consider how to avoid the noise from graduation night flights that disrupted the sleep of residents under their flight paths.
For the second year in a row, Renton’s City Attorney Larry Warren has been included in a distinguished group of Washington lawyers, known as a Super Lawyer, in the June 2008 issue of Washington Law & Politics magazine.
King County Sheriff Sue Rahr has developed a proposed 2009 budget that she said offers creative ways to trim spending while minimizing cuts of deputies to about of what she originally feared.
The City of Renton has installed a speed camera on South Second Street near Renton High School as part of its continuing enforcement campaign against drivers who speed, run red lights, and do not stop for school buses.