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June 2013

5-Alarm Fire Erased History: The Life of the Harries Building 

March 2013

Home Away from Home: Vall'Alta Transplants in the 1900s 

November 2012

The Northern Pacific Depot in Renton 

September 2012

The Flight of a Lifetime 

June 2012

The Alura Brown Cutler Story 

March 2012

Wandering Around the World: The Robert and Charlotte Brown family story

December 2011

The Historic Melrose

September 2011

A River Ran Through It: The Great Renton Flood of 1911

June 2011

From Carnegie to the Cedar River: Renton's Libraries

March 2011 

Going on 100, Renton High Teens Look At Life

December 2010

A Glorious Future: Renton High's First 20 Years

September 2010

Pacific Northwest Coast and Coast Salish Native Cultures

June 2010

Reading, Writing, & Photography: The Emmons Williams Collection

March 2010

Oral Histories and World War II

December 2009 

A River Ran Through It: The Great Renton Flood of 1911

September 2009 

Chop-House Confidential: the evolution of fine dining in Renton

June 2009

Food for Freedom, Vegetables for Victory

December 2008

Strike Up The Band!: Renton's love affair with musical expression

September 2008 

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To: Renton's Historic Buildings

May 2008 

Extra! Extra!: The story of Renton's early newspapers

March 2008 

Building Renton: George W. Custer, Carpenter & Contractor

December 2007 

Our Favorite Renton Santa's

September 2007 

The Original Homeland Security, the 212th Coast Artillery (AA) - Defenders of Renton's Skies: 1942-1945

June 2007 

Renton's Hilltop Community

March 2007

Renton's Black Pioneers

December 2006

Agnes Edwards - Pioneer and Pioneering Woman

October 2006

Elliott Farm: Dairy Hopes and Dreams

June 2006

Shades of the Wild West: Robbery on the Interurban

March 2006

Let's Roll! The History of Rollerland - "The Nation's Finest Skating Pavilion"

December 2005 

Let's Think About That! Part Two

September 2005 

Let's Think About That! Part One

June 2005  

In The Garden of Eden: A Kennydale Story

March 2005 

Buckaroos, Bronc Busters & Beards: The Story of Frontier Days, Renton's 1st Major Festival

December 2004 

House Calls to High Tech: Renton's Hospitals

September 2004 

The Snows Cometh

June 2004 

Rhag Cymru at Dyna, From Wales to Here: The Life of Mary Ann Edwards Lewis

March 2004 

R.P.D. Blue

November 2003 

Boyhood Days in Renton

August 2003 

China Grove: Renton's Kuang Gong in the Talbot Coal Mine

May 2003 

Women's Lib in Renton: Ethel Martin's Woman-run Fashion Boutique

November 2002 

Ourve's River: A Hudson's Bay Company Adventure to the Duwamish in 1838

August 2002 

Renton Rocket's On Rainier: The Commercial Club Boosts the King County Grange Fair, 1916

May 2002 

Raising Kane

The Renton Historical Society began producing newsletters in 1970. If you wish to view older issues of our newsletter, please call 425.255.2330 or email to make an appointment to use our research library.