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Press Releases 2008

Friday, 12/12/08 Renton Fire & Emergency Services Graduates Eleven from First In-House Fire Training Academy 
Friday, 12/12/08 Renton "Ready-to-Go" with Projects for Federal and State Economic Stimulus Packages 
Monday, 12/08/08 City of Renton Highlands Library closed December 18 - 19 
Monday, 11/24/08 City of Renton’s Fire & Emergency Celebrates 105 Years of Service 
Friday, 11/21/08 Open House on Rainier Avenue Improvements 
Tuesday, 11/18/08 City of Renton Annual Food Drive 
Tuesday, 11/18/08 Renton City Council adopts 2009 Budget 
Thursday, 11/06/08 City of Renton Launches Online Building Permit Processing 
Tuesday, 11/04/08 Renton Municipal Arts Commission Honors Barbara Nilson with Bravo Award 
Thursday, 10/30/08 City of Renton Invites you to an Open House on Renton's Trails and Bicycle Master Plan 
Wednesday, 10/29/08 Renton Fire and Emergency Services Celebrates 105 Years of Service 
Monday, 10/27/08 Mayor Denis Law Delivers 2009 Budget Proposal to City Council
Tuesday, 10/21/08 Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for Halloween 
Monday, 10/13/08 Garbage Collection and Recycling Service Informational Meetings 
Monday, 10/13/08 Photo Enforcement Speed Camera Citations to begin October 15 at Talbot Hill Elementary
Wednesday, 10/08/08 Renton City Council Votes Unanimously to Oppose Initiative 985
Friday, 10/03/08 Purple Lights Shine at Renton City Hall to Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month 
Tuesday, 9/30/08 Renton Volunteers Honored as Citizen of the Year and Outstanding Citizens
Monday, 9/22/08 City of Renton's New Fire Engine 12 is Ready For Service
Thursday, 9/18/08 Bus Route 153 Expands Service in Renton
Friday, 9/12/08 City Seeks Candidate for Advisory Commission on Diversity
Wednesday, 9/10/08 Neighborhood Matching Grants for 2008 Now Available
Wednesday, 9/10/08 Special Presentation to Renton City Council on Solid Waste Contracts
Wednesday, 9/3/08 Are You Ready in Renton?
Tuesday, 9/2/08 Joe's Sport & Outdoor Opens New Store in Renton
Thursday, 8/28/08 City Reminds Motorists of Road Closure at Duvall Avenue NE
Wednesday, 8/27/08 Stay Safe This Labor Day Weekend
Wednesday, 8/20/08 Don-a-Lisa Demolished -- Progress Looms on Bryant Motors Redevelopment
Monday, 8/18/08 Photo Enforcement Speed Camera Citations Begin in September
Thursday, 8/14/08 The Seahawks have landed! 12th Man Flag Flies High Over Renton
Thursday, 8/14/08 Renton Adds First Hybrid Boom Truck to Fleet
Thursday, 8/7/08 Renton Prepares for Impacts from National Economic Slowdown
Monday, 7/21/08 City of Renton Encourages Wildfire Safety
Monday, 7/14/08 City launches public safety initiative to make Renton safer
Wednesday, 7/9/08 Renton announces Photo Enforcement at Renton High School
Tuesday, 7/8/08 Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Available 
Monday, 6/30/08 Renton announces Photo Enforcement at McKnight Middle School 
Saturday, 6/28/08 Renton's Fabulous Fourth of July and Fireworks 
Friday, 6/27/08 Renton City Attorney Larry Warren Named Washington Super Lawyer 
Thursday, 6/26/08 King County announces winner of ‘Recycle More Neighborhood Challenge’
Monday, 6/16/08 City of Renton Names New Finance and Information Services Administrator 
Wednesday, 6/11/08 Red Cross Urges Preparedness for Summer Activities 
Tuesday, 6/10/08 City of Renton Fire Department to Conduct a Live Fire Training Exercise 
Monday, 6/9/08 Fireworks Ban In Effect Within Renton City Limits 
Friday, 6/6/08 City of Renton Takes Action to Address Invasive Water Weeds  
Friday, 5/30/08 TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Duvall Avenue NE to Close June 5
Thursday, 5/22/08 City of Renton Reminds Motorists of Photo Enforcement starting June 1
Wednesday, 5/21/08 City of Renton Memorial Aid Fund Receives $36,000 Donation 
Tuesday, 5/13/08 Renton’s Community Emergency Response Teams Get Ready for the Next Disaster 
Monday, 5/12/08 Renton Delegation Visits Nishiwaki, Japan  
Thursday, 5/8/08 City of Renton Receives “Pacesetter” Recognition from Commuter Challenge 
Monday, 5/5/08 City of Renton Seeks Candidates for Municipal Arts Commission 
Thursday, 5/1/08 Health Advisory Possible Measles Exposure - May 1, 2008 
Thursday, 4/24/08 The American Red Cross Presents Free "CPR Saturday" 
Tuesday, 4/22/08 Renton Hosts Senior Housing Fair Event Highlights Housing Options for Seniors 
Thursday, 4/17/08 City of Renton Begins Photo Enforcement of Red Lights to Improve Safety 
Monday, 3/31/08 City of Renton Seeks Candidates for Planning Commission 
Monday, 3/24/08 City of Renton Seeks Candidates for Advisory Commission on Diversity 
Wednesday, 3/19/08 Mayor Denis Law delivers 2008 State of the City 
Tuesday, 3/11/08 Renton Police Department Personnel Honored 
Thursday, 3/7/08 Renton Firefighters Climb the Columbia Tower for Charity 
Tuesday, 3/4/08 Renton Fire and Emergency Services Department Personnel Honored, Welcome District 40 
Friday, 2/22/08 City of Renton Names New Human Resources Administrator 
Friday, 2/15/08 Open House for the City Walkway Plan Update 
Wednesday, 2/13/08 Highlands Task Force Asks For Community Input 
Wednesday, 1/30/08 Renton makes Super Bowl debut 
Tuesday, 1/29/08 Renton City Council Appoints Rich Zwicker to Fill Vacant Seat 
Friday, 1/25/08 Media Advisory: City Of Renton Invites You To The 6th Annual “Neighbors Meeting Neighbors” Leadership Workshop 
Friday, 1/11/08 Renton Fire and Emergency Services Department Personnel Honored at City Council Meeting 
Thursday, 1/3/08 Renton Public Library Hosts “Talk Times” 
Thursday, 1/3/08 Renton Sister City Delegation to Visit Japan in April 2008 
Thursday, 1/3/08 Traffic Advisory: Hardie Avenue Detours –January 3--10