Black Lives Matter meets #MeToo

Columnist Marcus Harrison Green tells us about a troubling rift and the resulting rebirth in the local arm of the social movement.

Jackie Thomas poses for a photo with her grandchildren. Thomas, who has worked as a police service specialist for 23 years, was diagnosed with stage four cancer last year. (Photo courtesy Renton Police Department)

Renton Police Guild raises money for member’s medical bills

Jackie Thomas, a Renton Police Department employee, was diagnosed with cancer last year.

Cascade/Benson Hill area community center gets $1.5M donation from state

Family First Community Center was dreamed up by Seahawk Doug Baldwin and the city.

Two-time “American Ninja Warrior” contestant LaTaunya Witherspoon has opened a gym in Renton. (Leah Abraham | Renton Reporter)

‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant opens gym in Renton

LaTaunya Witherspoon is the owner of the new gym SpoonFed Training located at 2000 Benson Road South.

Final EIS published for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside project

The 4,800 page document will be used in the upcoming permitting process.

Benicio Bryant was selected to part of The Voice Kids in Germany. (Courtesy photo)

Local teen makes it on ‘The Voice Kids’ in Germany

Beni Bryant, 13, has a chance of winning about $20,000 and a record deal.

City plans for Safe and Healthy Housing Program

The proposed program would license rental housing like other businesses and certify that rental units meet property maintenance and related health and safety code.

Nia Campbell, a senior at Talley High, presented her poem “Dear Peter (A Letter from Rachel Faucet)” before a recent matinee performance of Broadway musical Hamilton. She was one of the 15 chosen high school performers to present her piece. COURTESY PHOTO

Talley High School senior presents poem before ‘Hamilton’ performance

Nia Campbell was one of the 15 chosen high school performers.

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See preliminary flood maps at open house on March 20 in Renton

The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Renton Community Center.

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Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing reached a significant milestone — it produced its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 Continue reading...

Change your batteries when you change your clock for Daylight Saving

It’s a good time for people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

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On the road for spring break? Include a review of your insurance on your packing list

NW Insurance Council encourages residents to consider reviewing insurances before going on vacation.

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The Liberty High School soccer team are 1-1 to start the 2017-2018 season. (Photo courtesy Carey Frey at Northwest Spotlight Photography)

Liberty boys soccer begins with 1-1 start, Hazen 1-0

Whether rain or the shine, the high school boys soccer season recently began. The Liberty Patriots are 1-1 to start Continue reading...



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Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques