Which veggies to keep, and which to compost

The third week of October is a good time to dig in and plant more spring-blooming bulbs. You can also plant garlic cloves that will… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

Limp competitive (boring?) election season in Olympia

OLYMPIA — Nine of the most powerful political jobs in Washington state will be filled by voters in 2020. We’re talking governor, attorney general, secretary… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 18

Reader credits Pavone for giving them a voice Dear editor, What do you need to know about the current mayoral candidates to make an informed… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Reject dishonest vehicle taxes, vote yes on I-976

Taxpayers are getting ripped off, everybody knows it and politicians refuse to fix it. That’s why 352,000 voters signed petitions to get Initiative 976 on… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Mum’s the word: incorporate this plant into your season displays

If your landscape is not a blaze of autumn glory this week, it may be time to kindle the fire with some fantastic fall plants.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

  • Oct 13, 2019

Letters to the editor

Renton Councilmember, Mayor Law support Armondo Pavone Dear editor, For over 20 years, Armondo Pavone has been an advocate for making Renton a better place… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Making sense out of the census

2020 Census Renton needs your participation

  • Oct 7, 2019

Letters for the week of Oct. 4

Reader loves our coverage Dear editor, Thanks to you all for keeping the Renton Reporter going. I live in Leisure Estates on Union Avenue South… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Letter to the editor for the week of Sept. 27

Senior reader worries about rising cost of living Dear editor, My name is Rachel and I’ll be 65 next month. I’m scared. Both me and… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2019

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year. No, not because fall has officially started, and no, it’s not cake week on The Great… Continue reading

Speaking from experience

The first step to stopping domestic violence is to teach our teens

Still more gardening to do before winter

It’s the third week of September and there is still plenty to do before winter arrives with rainy boots. This is the perfect time to… Continue reading

Guest opinion: Gov. Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

Jay Inslee had a chance recently to face his muggers. He didn’t show up. It would have been interesting to see if he’s ready to… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

‘Butterfly effect’ brings change, good or bad, in all our lives

“Predictability: Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set a tornado in Texas?” (Scholarpedia.org: “The Butterfly Effect”) In 1972, American meteorologist Edward N.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

We all benefit when we’re open to new ideas

When I drive in my car, I often listen to the PBS radio station, KUOW. I’ve noticed through the years that PBS has a definite… Continue reading

Fall is for hydrangeas

Don’t miss Windmill Gardens “Smart Gardening Ideas for Fall” at 10 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 14, Sat at Windmill Gardens, Sumner. There will be tips… Continue reading

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 13

Reader wishes more council members were responsive Dear editor, Our council members have a lot of demands on their time, from various department meetings, public… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Did Inslee’s 12-word veto cross the line?

OLYMPIA — When Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a 12-word sentence in the transportation budget in May, he knew what he was doing was without precedent… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2019

Letters to the editor for the week of Sept. 6

Reader argues for Renton’s inclusivity Dear Editor, With all my respect, I am responding to the letter from Sophia Vackimes published last Friday that questions… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019