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Desmarais says goodbye to Renton SD

Dec. 11 marked the final school board meeting for 18-year Board Director Lynn Desmarais. Desmarais has been active in Renton Schools since before her time… Continue reading

Left to right: Jaymie Bodle, Faith Klatt and Marti Robinson for Renton Rotary Club December 2019 Teachers of the Month.

Rotary honors Renton’s educators

As part of its commitment to education, and to celebrate teachers in the Renton School District, each month Rotary Club of Renton selects a few… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019
Left to right: Jaymie Bodle, Faith Klatt and Marti Robinson for Renton Rotary Club December 2019 Teachers of the Month.
Photo by Haley Ausbun. Cindy Kraayeveld and her husband, Dave Kraayeveld, with their two dogs. Dave survived cardiac arrest thanks to first responders and a brave post office manager.

Post office delivers CPR to resident

Local man alive for the holidays thanks to manager, firefighters

Photo by Haley Ausbun. Cindy Kraayeveld and her husband, Dave Kraayeveld, with their two dogs. Dave survived cardiac arrest thanks to first responders and a brave post office manager.
Dennis Muilenburg, who was ousted as CEO of Boeing Dec. 23, in a September video from the company where he shared safety improvements.

Boeing CEO is out

After recently announcing the temporary shutdown of the Renton Boeing plant, Dennis Muilenburg is replaced by board of directors.

Dennis Muilenburg, who was ousted as CEO of Boeing Dec. 23, in a September video from the company where he shared safety improvements.
Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department. A car was stuck early Friday, Dec. 20 on Hardie Avenue Southwest below the railway bridge, as flooding closed a few city streets.

City, residents work to relieve flooding in streets

Heavy rains from Thursday, Dec. 19, led to tough commutes through Renton Friday morning. For some drivers, they found themselves driving deep into standing water.… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Renton Police Department. A car was stuck early Friday, Dec. 20 on Hardie Avenue Southwest below the railway bridge, as flooding closed a few city streets.
Photo courtesy of Handsome Devil Ink. Owners Maggie and Ryan Hammond with Bad Santa (center) at their annual Bad Santa Food Drive.

Bad Santa’s good charity

Local tattoo shop collects 800 pounds of food

Photo courtesy of Handsome Devil Ink. Owners Maggie and Ryan Hammond with Bad Santa (center) at their annual Bad Santa Food Drive.
Photo courtesy of Marcie Palmer. REACH Center of Hope Donation Coordinator Pattie Holt with the last delivery from the 2019 Kennydale Neighborhood Association food drive, the day before Thanksgiving.

REACH for the homeless this holiday

Local nonprofits help shelter, feed those going without

Photo courtesy of Marcie Palmer. REACH Center of Hope Donation Coordinator Pattie Holt with the last delivery from the 2019 Kennydale Neighborhood Association food drive, the day before Thanksgiving.

Wanted – Renton’s new councilmember

City Council sets appointment guidelines

Jewish students learn how to make menorahs

Home Depot partners with Renton Jewish Center for holiday projects

  • Dec 22, 2019

Renton lights up for the holidays

A guided map to some of the best holiday lights in the city

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Renton Boeing employee tests positive for TB

Six other employees are being tested for the infection

  • Dec 18, 2019

Grants to fund clean water in Renton

King County Council allocates over $200,000 to local projects and schools

  • Dec 18, 2019

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

New gym gains national attention

Photo by Kevin Pieczynski-Jones At the new Renton business Benavidez Sports Training, the owner’s son David Benavidez had a recent interview in the boxing gym.… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2019

Local estate awards $10 million to local colleges

Seventeen technical and community colleges will use the funds for scholarships, grants

  • Dec 13, 2019

Two Renton officers involved in shooting

Suspect allegedly had a shotgun and a knife

  • Dec 13, 2019