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Renton, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Renton, WA include 98059, 98055, and 98057. The median home price in Renton is $350,000 which is roughly $184/per square foot. More Renton information.

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4 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

REMINDER: Summer Teen Musical 'The Wedding Singer' opens tonight at RCT

Based on the Adam Sandler movie and performed by the talented 13- through 19-year-olds as part of Renton Civic Theatre's 29th annual Summer Teen Musical program, "The Wedding Singer" takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.

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19 hrs ago | Newcastle News

Notes from Newcastle: Neighborhood pride and activism

How long have you lived in Newcastle? Why did you choose to move to Newcastle? What do you like about living in Newcastle? The answers aren't necessarily important for the story, but I always enjoy hearing residents talk about the place they live.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

12th Man Rising

The 2014 Seattle Seahawks: Five (Bold?) predictions

Aug 6, 2013; Renton, WA, USA; General view of Seattle Seahawks helmet and Nike gloves at training camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

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Renton Reporter

Primary election ballots due back by Tuesday

Though there are no City of Renton races on the ballot this time around, Tuesday's primary election includes nearly all of the state officials who represent Renton in Olympia, as well as a congressional primary.

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Renton Reporter

King County Metro brings 'In Motion' program to Renton

King County Metro Transit just launched its "In Motion" program in Renton to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options - such as transit, bicycling, walking and carpooling.

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New York Daily News

Man whose wife set him on fire charged with child molestation

Vincent Phillips, 52, was doused in gas and set aflame by his wife at their Renton, Wash., apartment on July 17. He's now facing child molestation charges after his wife claimed he assaulted her daughter.

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Covington Reporter

Flood Control District Executive Committee briefed on efforts to...

The King County Flood Control District Executive Committee met in Renton Wednesday to learn about the effort taking place to enhance flood damage prevention programs along the river corridor.

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Marin Independent Journal

Warriors' Steve Kerr watches, learns from Pete Carroll

The Warriors' Steve Kerr went out of his way to pick the brain of Bill Parcells in preparation for a future in coaching, and in his quest for knowledge, he turned to another Super Bowl-winning coach in Pete Carroll on Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Renton Reporter

Gunfire exchanged outside downtown Safeway Monday

No one, including innocent bystanders, was injured when a running gun battle between two men broke out Tuesday evening in the Safeway parking lot on South Third Street.

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Renton Reporter

Regency Woods fire started outside, but cause not yet determined

The cause of the four-alarm fire that destroyed or heavily damaged three Regency Woods apartment buildings July 19 was still officially undetermined mid-week.

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Today's Trucking

Paccar Profit Up 9%, New Parts Distribution Center Planned

Truck manufacturer Paccar announced a nine-percent increase in profit in the second quarter of 2014 and Paccar Parts is building a new distribution center in Washington.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Renton Reporter

Small fire at Kennydale Elementary School caused by fish tank filter

Crews work to dry, deodorize and disinfect the areas in classrooms and hallways at Kennydale Elementary School where sprinkler systems helped stop a fire on Monday night.

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KOMO News

Overnight blaze damages Renton elementary school

An overnight fire damaged Kennydale Elementary School in Renton, and now officials are trying to determine what caused it.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Renton Reporter

2014 Renton River Days parade | SLIDESHOW

Marching bands, fancy cars, floats, dance crews, cheerleaders and dozens of other groups made their way down Third Avenue during the parade.

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Renton Reporter

Woman in critical condition after hit and run on Northeast Fourth

A woman was injured this afternoon after being hit by a car while she was in a crosswalk on Northeast Fourth Street near Queen Avenue Northeast.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Seattle Times

6 candidates vie for Senate seat in southeast Seattle, Renton

Pramila Jayapal has been a community organizer, a book author and an advocate for immigrants, but never an elected politician.

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Renton Reporter

Summer Teen Musical 'The Wedding Singer' opens Friday

If it wasn't for the Renton Civic Theatre's Summer Teen Musical, 15-year-old Audrey Montague would not have an outlet for her acting pursuits.

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Renton Reporter

The tell-tale selfie | Police Blotter

The officer asked whether the 17-year-old really wanted to do that, considering he was being contacted about the explosion of an illegal M-80 on July 4. The "selfie" is in evidence and was used to compare the teen to the suspect caught on a security camera just before the flash of the M-80 exploding in a garage on Southeast Second Place.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Renton Reporter

Summer returns after mid-week rains | Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service is calling for mostly sunny skies today, Saturday, with a high near 78 and light wind.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Renton Reporter

Couple loses everything in fire except what they 'really care about'

Whitney Warner was busy last Saturday, getting ready for her baby shower friends were putting on later in the day.

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