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News Archive 2008

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12/31/2008 Will Boeing offer another upgrade of the 737?, News Tribune
12/31/2008 Mike Holmgren's final goodbye, Seattle Times
12/29/2008  Local firm to put cell photos on Times Square big screen, TechFlash
12/12/2008 A café, a saloon and cheesecakes… oh my!, Renton Reporter
12/9/2008 Tarragon industrial project goes down a new green path, Daily Journal of Commerce
12/4/2008 Loud and clear - Metcalf using role as high school coach to set great example,
12/1/2008 'Everyday' people can afford rent at Renton's Liberty Square, Renton Reporter


11/28/2008 Everything is big at Renton's Tea Palace, Renton Reporter
11/28/2008 Passages: Ethel Telban played important role in preserving Renton's history, developing school libraries, Renton Reporter
11/22/2008 Sue Carlson's 'can-do' sprit paid off for Renton, Renton Reporter
11/20/2008 'We make it happen' - economic forecast offered at annual luncheon in Renton, Renton Reporter
11/12/2008 Some city permits available online, Renton Reporter
11/7/2008 Three Renton businesses picked for 'best' list, Renton Reporter 

10/29/2008 The 2008 Curvee Awards - Best picture goes to 'Finger of God', Renton Reporter
10/29/2008 Renton elementary principal wins national award, Seattle Times
10/25/2008 City housing repair program helps residents stay in homes, Renton Reporter
10/24/2008 Everything Party opens second store in Renton, Seattle Times
10/24/2008 Golf Galaxy opens at The Landing, Renton Reporter
10/19/2008 Filmmakers put finger on city's pulse, Seattle Times
10/4/2008 Valley Medical Center named a best workplace, Renton Reporter
10/1/2008 Shop Renton. It's easy to do, downtown and at The Landing, Renton Reporter

9/27/2008 Renton Then and Now, Rich Roodman: Valley Medical has put up some big numbers, Renton Reporter
9/20/2008 Kennydale - A place on the lake to put down roots, Seattle Times
9/17/2008 'Ready in Renton' stresses preparedness, Renton Reporter
9/12/2008 Renton Landing adds 9 New Tenants,
9/12/2008 Creative Kitchen Works - a place where caterers grow business, Renton Reporter
9/10/2008 The big score - Renton businesses expecting a boost from the Seahawks, Renton Reporter
9/10/2008 Game plan: Be the best, Renton Reporter
9/6/2008 $3 Million Restaurant Has Big Dreams,

8/28/2008 Joe's is open at The Landing in Renton, Renton Reporter
8/23/2008 RTC receives grant to train ER techs, Renton Reporter
8/23/2008 Bob Bridge to expand tutor program, Renton Reporter
8/22/2008 K/P Corporation moves to new 125,000 square foot facility, 
8/20/2008 City hybrid fleet expands with boom truck, Renton Reporter
8/18/2008 Seahawks christen New Renton Headquarters,
8/18/2008 Renton fills in Boeing spaces with shops, apartments, Puget Sound Business Journal
8/13/2008 Cedar River Trail - commuter trail offers plenty of recreation, too, Renton Reporter

7/30/2008 RHS students take teaching role, Renton Reporter
7/25/2008 Seahawks' move to state-of-the-art facility a giant step, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
7/24/2008 American Traffic Solutions installs Washington's first fixed-speed enforcement cameras in Renton,
7/24/2008 Renton to nab speeders near schools using fixed cameras,
7/19/2008 Renton River Days returns with new and old fun, Renton Reporter
7/16/2008 Renton Transit Center beefs up security with guards on bikes, Reporter
7/05/2008 Renton teachers learn ABCs of science, Seattle Times

6/28/2008 Renton relaxes under leadership of new mayor, Reporter
6/26/2008 Renton families compete in 'garbage weight loss' challenge (video), King-5 TV
6/21/2008 Renton bank marks 85th anniversary, Reporter
6/14/2008 Renton's Spotlight Dance Center hoards student experience, Reporter
6/11/2008 Renton Chamber of Commerce board member wins Chamber award, Reporter
6/11/2008 Renton Farmers Market opens seventh season, Reporter
6/5/2008 Renton school bond measure wins, Newcastle News
6/4/2008 Airplanes sell, so Boeing hires, News Tribune 
6/3/2008 Several Seahawks players and coaches will go fishing Saturday to raise funds for kids, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5/31/2008 Officials hail centralized elections building as a 'milestone', PNW Local News 
5/31/2008 $150M Renton school bond continues to widen its 'yes' lead, Renton Reporter
5/31/2008 Midwives at Valley Medical Center deliver 500th baby, Renton Reporter
5/29/2008 The Afro Party House offers ethnic party supplies the entire family can enjoy,
5/28/2008 HOT lanes on the fast track to success, 
5/28/2008 Tickets start Sunday for red-light violators, Renton Reporter
5/28/2008 Single-parent families in Renton have new roofs over their heads, Renton Reporter
5/28/2008 A helping hand; culinary program at Renton Tech, Renton Reporter
5/23/2008 Boeing pushes back design development of 737 replacement jet, Seattle Times
5/21/2008 Navy keeps Boeing's 737 line in Renton humming, 
5/18/2008 Boeing goes back to drawing board for 737 follow-on, Aviation Week 
5/15/2008 Places to go and things to do: South end, Seattle Times
5/12/2008 Final OK for $107 million rail-line deal, Seattle Times
5/8/2008 Boeing's Poseidon sub hunter for Navy brings commercial, defense sides together, Seattle Times
5/2/2008 Car pool lane tolls set to go on Valley Freeway, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

4/28/2008 Drivers ready to pay when Highway 167 "HOT lanes" open Saturday, Seattle Times
4/26/2008 New operating rooms open in July, Renton Reporter 
4/23/2008 Red light cameras on duty May 1, Renton Reporter
4/22/2008 Paccar's sales bolstered by overseas markets, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
4/12/2008 Mixed-use complex proposed for Jet City and vacant lots, Renton Reporter
4/12/2008 Homes with a VIEW!, Renton Reporter 
4/11/2008 Final assembly begins on P-8A Poseidon anti-sub plane, gizmag
4/9/2008 Transit now brings expanded bus service to Renton, Renton Reporter
4/8/2008 Palace fit for Ben Franklin: Cash gets high-tech home in King County, News Tribune 
4/7/2008 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco opens its new Seattle branch building in Renton, The Earth Times
4/5/2008 Duvall widening project to start in June, Renton Reporter 
4/3/2008 Tolls go on Highway 167 HOT lanes starting April 26, News Tribune 
4/2/2008 Renton teens volunteer time to help others, Renton Reporter

3/30/2008 Renton school sets service wheels in motion, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
3/29/2008 Harley dealership moving to Renton in Hog heaven, Renton Reporter
3/26/2008 Some help all around for City from Olympia, Renton Reporter
3/26/2008 For this family, Way Back Inn house "a blessing", Renton Reporter 
3/21/2008 Booming Down Under: Renton becomes a release value for Puget Sound office space, Washington CEO
3/20/2008 The rejuvenation of Renton, Seattle Times
3/9/2008 What lies ahead for Southeast King County, Seattle Times
3/2/2008 Bigger, safer and stronger: It's an exciting time in Renton, Seattle Times
3/1/2008 Work near completion on SR 167 HOT lanes, Renton Reporter 

2/27/2008 Federal Reserve opens branch in Renton, Renton Reporter 
2/26/2008 Renton community helps family in need, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
2/25/2008 Kenworth plants recognized for environmental management, Daily Journal Commerce
2/23/2008 Benson Hill to add about 16,300 residents, Renton Reporter 
2/20/2008 Seahawks on track for HQ opening this August, Renton Reporter 
2/20/2008 Boeing: $5 billion in orders,
2/19/2008 Federal Reserve Bank moves to Renton, Puget Sound Business Journal
2/16/2008 Trains to start running again on Feb. 26, Renton Reporter 
2/13/2008 School issues mean upgrades, Renton Reporter 
2/13/2008 Police gear up, with hiring and reaching out, Renton Reporter 
2/9/2008 City crews on the move with Benson Hill annexation, Renton Reporter 
2/3/2008 Families to empty nesters at home here, Seattle Times
2/1/2008 Super Bowl ads for Bud, Coke and city of Renton, Puget Sound Business Journal

1/29/2008 Giving back: One man's math lesson, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1/27/2008 Armondo's dishes out help for the homeless, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1/26/2008 Rail museum to restore a rolling piece of Eastside's coal-mining history, Seattle Times
1/26/2008 Rainier gets its rail girders, Renton Reporter 
1/24/2008 Kenworth plans cleaner truck power, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1/19/2008 New airport plan on tap, without jet center, Renton Reporter 
1/16/2008 The suburbs are the new Seattle, Crosscut Seattle 
1/16/2008 Renton Community Foundation donates nearly $42,000, Renton Reporter 
1/12/2008 $1.7 million for Benson costs; pool also in the mix, Renton Reporter 
1/9/2008 A critic no more, John Keister boosts Renton, Renton Reporter 
1/9/2008 737 sales help pump Renton economy, Renton Reporter 
1/4/2008 'Almost Live' host changes his tune on Renton in ad, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1/4/2008 Boeing orders rocket past 1,400 in 2007, Seattle Times
1/2/2008 A 'fundamental shift' for fire service, Renton Reporter 
1/2/2008 Renton takes "polar" plunge, Seattle Times