The city’s Planning Commission will grow from seven members to nine with the annexation of Benson Hill.
The HOT lane is coming to State Route 167 between Renton and Auburn.
Mike Hamilton is a birdman. The Sammamish resident and retired Boeing employee photographs birds pretty much every day. But the herons are his favorite. Specifically the great blue herons in Renton’s Black River Riparian Forest. Hamilton spends every Wednesday afternoon with friends in the city-owned, 93-acre forest just off Oakesdale Avenue Southwest.
A 17-year-old Seattle youth who prosecutors allege fired at two Fry’s Electronics loss-prevention officers in the store’s parking lot March 11 has been charged as an adult with first-degree robbery.
The Regional Lions Clubs’ 60th Annual Convention is Friday and Saturday at Renton’s Holiday Inn on South Grady Way. The convention begins Friday night with Hawaiian Extravaganza Fun Night, featuring a tropical crockpot cook-off and other contests.
A hearing on the recall petition against Don Jacobson, the president of Valley Medical Center’s commissioners, has been set for Thursday.
Renton High senior Manpreet Kaur recently returned from a week in Washington, D.C., where she joined 428 students from 31 countries and 31 states for The Honeywell Scholars @ Presidential Classroom.
The Renton PTSA Council recently held its annual Founders Day celebration to honor its volunteers and the national organization’s founding.
Democrats in the 11th Legislative District will hold their caucus Saturday to elect the delegates and alternates to the 7th, 8th and 9th Congressional District caucuses in May.
They’re at nearly every community event, in their turquoise T shirts, ready to serve. They are middle and high school students volunteering their time to help others. They are the Renton Youth Council, and Renton City Council member Don Persson says they are the best group of kids he has ever worked with.
Seventy-eight votes. That’s how many more votes the $150 million construction bond for Renton School District needed to pass. The bond was approved by 59.4 percent of district voters in the March 11 election.
Most children have heard their parents say “Don’t talk to strangers” a thousand times over. If an unknown adult approached them on the street, they’d know what to do: get away, and quick.
Dave Reichert was King County sheriff in 2003 when Congress voted to authorize President George Bush to use military force in Iraq.
A recent request from Boeing for space at Renton Municipal Airport would give the aerospace company a little more room to grow and the airport a little less.
A consultant to the King County Council recommended Monday that a private agency should take over the county’s Animal Care and Control services.
Bridgette Jones and her 13-year-old daughter Almesha first became homeless after Bridgette had her uterus removed last April. Stays with Bridgette’s sister-in-law and other friends didn’t work out, and Bridgette says the pair was left “crawling shelter to shelter.”
Registration is still open for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Seattle Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk June 21 to 22.