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  1. Reminder: Periodic closures on Green River Trail as essential levee repairs continueRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    King County work on levees from Tukwila to Kent needed to ensure continued strength of levee system that protects people, businesses, cities Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work will require temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

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  2. Streetfighting girls move from Coulon to Garden Avenue | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... booked into the King County Jail. An officer found a $20 bill in his pocket. A $1,025 STEALING SPREE: A 35-year-old Renton woman picked out a suitcase at Walmart on Rainier Avenue, then walked to the sports department where she picked out a ...

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  3. One injured in downtown shooting Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Renton Reporter

    ... The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg. Renton Detectives responded to the shooting scene, and are investigating this incident. To date, no arrests have been made, and the ...

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  4. More sun, more heat | Weekend WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Renton Reporter

    Clear skies and hot temperatures are lined up for this year's Fourth of July, with the National Weather Service calling for sunny skies with a high temperature near 86, staying mostly clear overnight with a low around 63. Sunday brings more of the same with more clear skies and temperatures soaring into the low 90s. Clear again Sunday night with a low around 64. We want to see you, your family and friends doing something outdoors in Renton, whatever the weather.

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  5. Duwamish Tribe denied federal recognitionRead the original story

    Friday | Seattle Times

    ... going to be an appeal" - perhaps through the courts. The Duwamish, who lived on land that is now South Seattle, Renton and Kent, have been called Seattle's first people. Their leader, Chief Sealth, lent Seattle his name. Chief Sealth, along with ...

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  6. Community remembers Maple Valley teen for his love of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Covington Reporter

    ... family, called 911 immediately and then jumped into the water in an attempt to rescue the teen. Dive teams from the Renton Police Department and King County Sheriff's Office arrived and pulled the teen out of the water, approximately 40 minutes ...

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  7. Teen wounded in Renton shootingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Seattle Times

    Renton police received a 911 call just after 10 p.m. about a shooting in the 500 block of South Second Street. Officers found the teenager, who is from Seattle, inside a nearby business.

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  8. Coulon Park opens at 7 a.m. Saturday for Fabulous FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Renton Reporter

    The City of Renton and event co-sponsor The Landing invite residents to experience Independence Day from the shores of Lake Washington at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park in Renton with the city's annual Fabulous Fourth of July celebration. The celebration will have something for everyone, including free children's activities and face painting from noon to 8 p.m.; stage entertainment from 1 to 9:30 p.m.; and a professional fireworks display from the Ivar's waterwalk at 10 p.m. New this year is a volleyball tournament scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the sand courts in the south beach area.

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  9. Renton's 'it' factor helps a business move | Chamber ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Renton Reporter

    Several months ago I remember sitting in a meeting with Liz Nolan, the Marketing Guru at UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, discussing the "it" factor in Renton and how to showcase it. The "it" factor is the pride and spirit of community as in kinship, unity and cooperation.

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  10. Game of tags: Vandals target public property as fast as state can cover it upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... month to happen in North Bend happens almost daily in Seattle. That's probably no surprise, but the same is true for Renton, Everett and Auburn - it can happen overnight in areas in each of these cities. It's graffiti, specifically, graffiti that ...

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  11. Renton School Board honors Hazen seniorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newcastle News

    Twelve Hazen High School students were recognized as outstanding seniors by Renton School Board members at their May 12 meeting. Students were selected based on academic achievement, leadership, co-curricular involvement, citizenship and character, community service and contributions to their classmates and school.

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  12. Energize Eastside, traffic calming, dominate town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newcastle News

    ... aren't constructed to code. Simpson added that she doesn't believe speed humps are the solution to traffic issues. Renton, for example, puts an emphasis on ticketing speeding drivers, instead, she said. One of the other hot topics was Puget Sound ...

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  13. Voter registration deadline July 6 for primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... online, calling the voter hotline at 206-296-VOTE (8683), visiting King County Elections at 919 SW Grady Way in Renton, or visiting the Voter Registration Annex at 500 Fourth Ave., Seattle. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's ...

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  14. Do you think the Renton Police Department is doingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Renton Reporter

    DISCLAIMER: This web poll is informal, not scientific. It reflects opinions of site visitors who voluntarily participate. Results may not represent the opinions of the public as a whole. PNWLocalNews.com is not responsible for the statistical accuracy of opinions expressed here.

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  15. Renton's first city-wide happy hour event | Slide ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Renton Reporter

    Wednesday evening kicked-off the first installment of "Pop-Up Piazza" in downtown Renton, a happy hour-type venue designed to get residents and visitors into the city. A good-sized crowd spread out over the Piazza at Third Street and Burnett Avenue.

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  16. Renton schools hosts summer robotics camp | Slide ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Renton Reporter

    Just days after school let out for summer, about 100 Renton students participated in the Career and Technical Education's Summer STEM Robotics Camp. The camp is in its second year and was held at Lindbergh and Hazen high schools, June 22-July 1. Sponsored by the Career and Technical Education Department and the Friends of Renton Schools, the camp was free to any Renton student who wanted to attend.

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  17. Senate transportation package inclues money for interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Renton Reporter

    Though the Legislature was able to pass a state budget before the Tuesday night deadline that would have shut down parts of state government, the final vote on a transportation package that could finally mean relief for Renton-area drivers was stalled. Approved by the state Senate on Monday, the transportation package, if approved, would deliver $1.2 billion to widen the Interstate 405 corridor from Renton to Lynwood.

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  18. School district receives Service Patriot AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Renton Reporter

    The Renton School District was awarded the Service Member Patriot Award June 24 for its exceptional support of district staff member and military reservist Eric Riddle, who has been called up to active duty in the military. Tom Howley, from the district's Technology Services Department, where Riddle works as a network engineer, accepted the award.

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  19. King County Fire Chiefs warn of fireworks danger, urge residents to attend professional showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Renton Reporter

    ... those communities that allow fireworks, are limited to July 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. All fireworks are illegal within Renton City limits. The city is hosting a professional display at 10 p.m. July 4 at Coulon Park. We encourage an open exchange of ...

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  20. District buying houses, businesses in North Renton to make way for schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Renton Reporter

    As of this spring, the Renton School District has begun buying property in North Renton around the former Sartori Education Center for the creation of a new elementary school. The homes and businesses on the site are being purchased with funds from a past bond measure.

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