18 hrs ago
Let's have a picnic: Filling a basket for less than $40
Seize the next sunny day and explore Renton with a picnic basket to enjoy a lovely scene like this one at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park - all for less than $40. While sunny days may be sprinkled throughout the month, they are still cause for spontaneous celebration, with a picnic to enjoy some of Renton's scenic parks.
22 hrs ago
When bytes conquered the film world: SIFF-Renton goes digital
Filmgoers at the Seattle International Film Festival in Renton will see just how the digital age has taken over the film age.
Thu May 23, 2013
Woman dies of wound in Liberty Park shooting in Renton
Red circles mark where Renton Police investigators recovered shell casings or lead from a shootout at Liberty Park Wednesday night, in which a woman received a life-threatening wound.
Headed to Folklife this weekend? Metro is running special shuttles from the Renton Park and Ride
King County Metro Transit buses will operate on a Sunday schedule for Memorial Day - Monday, May 27 - and provide special shuttle bus service Saturday through Monday to the Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center.
City keeping an eye on the legislature's special session
With the legislature in a special session to deal with the state's biennial budget, officials in Renton are holding out hope that several of their priorities from the year will yet be approved.
Turmoil surrounds program to help prostitutes
Andy Conner talks to volunteers at The Genesis Project shelter last year. Conner, a veteran King County sheriff's deputy who cofounded the nonprofit, has been put on leave amid an internal investigation.
Wed May 22, 2013
Teen girl wounded in Renton, Wash. shooting
A teenage girl caught in gunfire at a Renton, Wash., park reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the torso Wednesday night.
'Touchy Feely' director, cast members to attend SIFF-Renton screening
It's probably going to rain on the opening night of the Seattle International Film Festival Thursday in Renton, but the stars - and director - are going to be out.
Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way girl honored for escaping would-be abductor
Ten-year-old Isabel Carpenter was recently honored by King County with a "911 Hero" award for her quick thinking when a stranger approached her this past February and attempted to persuade her to get in a car while she walked home from school.
Registered sex offender charged with molesting 11-year-old Renton girl
Keith Raymond Geyman, 62, was charged Wednesday with rape of a child in the first-degree after he allegedly lured the girl and her brother into his motor home and then molested her.
Checks and balances
Markeletta Wilson started searching for a new apartment as soon as she qualified for a Section 8 voucher.
Mon May 20, 2013
The road to SIFF-Renton | The reality of crime
"Northwest" screens at 8:30 p.m., Monday, May 27, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., in downtown Renton.
The road to SIFF-Renton | The apple of his own eye
"C.O.G." screens at 6 p.m., Monday, May 27, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., in downtown Renton.
Sun May 19, 2013
133 LGBT students get $600,000 in scholarships
They didn't see it coming and Cords himself was not prepared for how such a revelation would so completely upend his life.
Sat May 18, 2013
Federal Way Mirror
Inslee visits Kent to push adoption of state transportation funding package
Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop Friday in Kent to pump up South Sound politicians and business leaders about the importance for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package during the special session that started this week.
Fri May 17, 2013
Federal Way Mirror
The transient nature of gangs in South King County
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar.
Tue May 14, 2013
REMINDER: Sonics legend Lenny Wilkens to keynote Salvation Army fundraiser tonight
Former Seattle Supersonics player and coach, and NBA Hall of Famer, Lenny Wilkens will be the keynote speaker at the Eighth Annual Renton Salvation Army Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Renton Pavilion Event Center, 233 Burnett Ave.
The Daily Troll: Sacramento ready to take victory lap. Lone School...
The Daily Troll: Sacramento ready to take victory lap. Lone School Board candidate, so far.
The road to SIFF-Renton | Anita, speaking the truth
"Anita" screens at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 26, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., in downtown Renton.