A cold, wet spring means that the state Department of Transportation will delay by a week the opening of the new high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on State Route 167 between Renton and Auburn.
Renton Salvation Army’s biggest food drive of the year is The Letter Carriers Food Drive on May 10.
Rebuilding houses, battling termites, planting gardens and passing out hamburgers. That’s how Hazen junior Ethan Knudson and 25 of his churchmates spent their Spring Break in New Orleans.
The city of Renton will turn on its red-light cameras on May 1, its long-planned effort to combat drivers who enter an intersection after the signal has turned red.
The abandoned gas station on the corner of South Second Street and Main Avenue South has been slated for redevelopment since the day Jet City Espresso moved in 17 years ago. Owner Debbie Natelson says attempts have been made to tear down the place “eight million times.” Or at least five times, she says.
Gardening experts at IKEA: April 19. 10 a.m.-noon, Ed Hume; 2 p.m. Ciscoe Morris. Both will sign books and answer gardening questions. Cost: Free. IKEA, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.
Visitors to downtown Renton can shop for art noon to 5 p.m. today (Saturday) at Arts Unlimited Gallery.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi would push for an eight-lane bridge across Lake Washington, not impose tolls until the bridge is completed and add lanes to I-405 between Bellevue and Renton.
A 24-year-old Renton man was shot to death early Sunday morning outside a restaurant at the Foster Golf Links in Tukwila.
A 911 dispatcher, Don Pederson’s job is intense.
Congressman Dave Reichert will host his third Veterans’ Resource Fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, in Renton. The event is open to all veterans, their families and other interested residents.
Before logging and development forever changed the face of the Snoqualmie River Valley, old-growth trees nearly 400 feet tall dominated the landscape.
Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their minds before the County Council.
“It’s a Date 2008, the Class of ‘58 Reunion” is Oct. 25 at the Spirit of Washington Event Center, 233 Burnett Avenue S. in Renton. Check in at 5 p.m., appetizers at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. RSVP to Averil Alexander, 425-255-5023, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sharon Leonard Clymer, 623-533-2254, email@example.com.
April is packed with family-oriented activities across King County where everyone can learn how easy it is to practice being “green” year ‘round.
The Rotary Club of Renton has recognized three high school students for April in its Youth of the Month program.
Schedule – 91-day meeting begins Friday and concludes Sunday, Sept. 28.
King County Council held a town hall meeting Monday in Burien to discuss major reforms to the county’s shelter program.
Renton Business and Professional Women (BPW) is hosting a Pay Equity Gala Event Friday in honor of Women’s Equal Pay Day.