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During extremely wet periods of weather, the lower portion of the Cedar River Trail along Wells Avenue to the Renton Senior Center is often underwater. Please use caution in the area and obey the trail closure signs.
Join business and community leaders at this annual luncheon. Renton's Mayor, Denis Law, is the featured speaker. Register online.
The definition of a disaster is when first response is overwhelmed. Being prepared for one doesn’t have to take up your entire life, but it should be a part of it. Come learn to be your own first responder—be a member of our CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) community. Sign up for the CERT class now!
Crews will close lanes and portions of ramps at night near the SR 167/I-405 interchange. The work will typically start at 8 p.m. and wrap up by 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday nights. Please visit our I-405 construction updates page and/or consult the WSDOT app for the most detailed and up-to-date closure information. We expect the nighttime closures to occur over the next four to six weeks. Read more.
Renton’s new non-emergency number, 425-235-2121, is for non-emergency situations where police, fire department, or animal control is needed. Some reports, such as lost property, abandoned vehicles, theft and vandalism under $1,500, and non-injury hit-and-run accidents that occurred in Renton, can be made online on the City of Renton website at www.rentonwa.gov. Read more.
The public is encouraged to join with City of Renton employees to collect food and other donations for the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank, the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County, and the Gift of Play Recreation Scholarship Program. See the new online donation pages.
The Renton and Highlands Libraries are now part of the King County Library System. Please visit www.kcls.org to see the many library services, programs, resources, and materials available and for policy and location information. Renton Library Information.
More information about local road improvement projects can be found at the following links: Rainier Avenue Construction, Garden Avenue Widening Construction, SW 27th Street/Strander Boulevard Extension Project, and NE 3rd/4th Street Corridor Improvements.
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The National League of Cities has just announced that Renton is one of eight cities awarded the 2014 City Cultural Diversity Award for programs that "improve and promote cultural diversity through a collaborative process with city officials, Community leaders, and residents." The City Cultural Diversity Award was established in 1995 by the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO). The city won first place in the 25,000 - 100,000.
"It is an honor to be recognized on the national stage for our efforts to expand and enhance diversity and inclusion in our city and wider community,” said Mayor Denis Law. "In Renton we value diversity as the core of what and who we are and commit to be an all-inclusive city that provides opportunities, access and services to all of our citizens. This award is a testament to our accomplishments and the difference we are making.” Read more.
Human Services provides links to various services available through the community, including 2-1-1 services, assistance programs for food, utility and rental assistance.
Use your CurveCard and shop at participating businesses who have a CurveCard decal posted in their window to receive discounts or other offers. For more information on this great opportunity, check here.
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