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Press Releases 2013


Tuesday, 12/31/13 Renton to Hold Rally to Kick Off Seahawks Playoff Run
Monday, 12/23/13 City Receives $4.6 million grant for Logan Avenue North Upgrades
Thursday, 12/19/13 Renton Severe Weather Shelter to Open
Thursday, 12/19/13 Protecting Children in School Zones, Additional Photo Enforcement activated
Thursday, 12/12/13 Energize the Eastside (pdf)
Tuesday, 12/09/13     Rainier Avenue Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting 
Wednesday, 12/3/13 Renton Sister City Delegation to Visit Japan in April 2014
Wednesday, 12/3/13 Clam Lights Official Lighting Set for Friday, December 6
Monday, 12/2/13 Severe Weather Shelter opens December 2
Tuesday, 11/26/13 Rainier Avenue South Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, December 9
Monday, 11/25/13 Ivar's Clam Lights Official Lighting
Friday, 11/22/13 Cold Weather Shelters to be Opened this weekend
Tuesday, 11/12/13 Statement from Mayor Denis Law urging New Contract between Boeing and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Wednesday, 11/06/13 Renton Mayor Law urges legislators to approve package for 777x project
Wednesday, 10/16/13 Renton FilmFrenzy comes to Grand Finale with Free Screenings
Tuesday, 10/15/13 Community invited to DiscoverU dialogues at Starbucks stores - a RoadMap Project
Tuesday, 10/15/13 Help Prevent Flooding: clear Drains of Leaves and Debris
Friday, 10/11/13 Renton Volunteers Honored as Citizen of the Year and Outstanding Citizens
Friday, 10/05/13 IKEA Receives State's Top Civic Award
Tuesday, 10/01/13 Renton to begin Demolition of former Big 5 Store on South 3rd Street
Wednesday, 09/18/13 Renton Farmers Market Concludes its 12th Season
Friday, 09/13/13 New Phone Number Replaces 9-1-1 for Non-Emergency Calls
Friday, 09/13/13 Volunteers Needed for Renton's Community Emergency Response Teams
Tuesday, 09/10/13 Renton raises 12th Man Flag September 12 at 12:12 pm
Thursday, 09/05/13 Major Upgrades to Taxiway Completed at Renton Airport
Wednesday, 09/04/13 Fall Arts Equinox:  It's MUSIC baby!  (pdf)
Thursday, 08/08/13 Renton will replace City Street Lights with Energy-Efficient LED Lights
Tuesday, 08/06/13 Renton Mayor Proclaims Farmers Market Week
Wednesday, 07/31/13 Join the City of Renton for National Night Out
Monday, 07/29/13 Newcastle News Release Lane Closures on Coal Creek Parkway
Wednesday, 07/24/13 Renton Gears up for another Seahawks Training Camp
Thursday, 07/18/13 Warm Weather Brings Increased Danger to Children falling out Windows
Wednesday, 07/10/13 Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Available
Wednesday, 07/10/13 Renton Celebrates National Night Out
Monday, 07/08/13 Renton Mayor Denis Law Authorizes Lowering Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Fallen Firefighters in Arizona
Tuesday, 07/02/13 "Specquackular" Volunteer Opportunities at River Days (pdf)
Monday, 07/01/13 National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning
Thursday, 06/27/13 Renton receives 2013 Governor's Smart Communities Award
Tuesday, 06/25/13 RMAC proudly presents artwork by local artist Cheryl Renee Long
Wednesday, 06/19/13 Renton's Fabulous 4th of July and Fireworks at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
Wednesday, 06/19/13 City Volunteer Receives Governor's Service Award
Wednesday, 06/12/13 Public Invited to Rededication of Fire District 40's Newly Remodeled Station 17
Tuesday, 06/11/13 Renton Fire & Emergency Services Receives $1,000 Heart Month Grant
Tuesday, 06/11/13 Renton Seeks Full Time Volunteer for Disaster Preparedness, Stipend Paid
Monday, 06/10/13 Public Invited to Comprehensive Plan Update Workshop
Tuesday, 06/04/13 "Make Art Happen in Renton" RMAC to provide small arts and culture grants
Tuesday, 06/04/13 RMAC proudly presents the work of local photographer David Godwin
Wednesday, 05/29/13 Benefit Dinner for Meadow Crest Playground
Tuesday, 05/28/13 City of Renton takes action to Address Invasive Water Weeds
Tuesday, 05/21/13 Renton City Concert Band Summer Concert
Tuesday, 05/21/13 Emphasis Patrols at the Transit Center
Monday, 5/20/13 City to Honor Veterans on Memorial Day at Veteran's Memorial Park
Monday, 5/13/13 RMAC proudly presents the work of local photographer David Godwin
Friday, 5/10/13 911 Community to Host Event to Commemorate National Missing Children's Day - pdf
Thursday, 05/09/13 Local 911 Center Employee Honored
Wednesday, 05/08/13 New Traffic Signal on NE 4th Street to be Activated Monday, May 13
Tuesday, 05/07/13 REACH Center of Hope Set to Open
Monday, 05/06/13 Renton Senior Activity Center "Senior Stage Revue"
Tuesday, 4/23/13 Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra's Spring Concert
Tuesday, 4/23/13 RMAC presents artwork by local artist Amanda DeSilver
Monday, 4/22/13  City Volunteer receives Governor's Service Award   
Tuesday, 04/16/13 Arbor Day/Earth Day Celebration
Wednesday, 04/09/13 Seahawks 12K Run at The Landing on April 21
Friday, 04/05/13 FAA To Delay Airport Tower Closures until June 15
Monday, 03/25/13 Public comment period begins for environmental impact documents in gypsy moth eradication
Wednesday, 03/20/13 City of Renton Flashlight Egg Hunt
Friday, 03/15/13 Westbound NE 4th Street Reduced to One Lane of Traffic
Wednesday, 03/13/13 Renton Recognizes Specialized Recreation Volunteers
Wednesday, 03/06/13 Renton Mayor Denis Law Delivers 2013 State of the City
Wednesday, 03/06/13 Valley Communications Center offers One Day Citizens Academy - pdf
Wednesday, 02/20/13 Spring Arts Equinox: How Art Brings People Together
Tuesday, 02/19/13 Building Community in our Diverse City, Free Community Forum on Public Service Careers
Thursday, 02/14/13 Renton Wins Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Friday, 02/08/13 Public Invited to an Open House on Comprehensive Plan Vision
Friday, 02/08/13 High School Students Ready Themselves to Respond in Case of Emergency (PDF)
Tuesday, 02/05/13 Renton Senior Activity Center Hosts Senior Citizen's Housing Fair
Tuesday, 01/29/13 February is Renton Heart Month
Wednesday, 01/16/13 Grants Available for Neighborhood - Based Communications
Monday, 01/14/13 Renton Severe Weather Shelter to remain open
Thursday, 01/10/13 Cities of Renton and Kent open severe weather shelters
Wednesday, 01/09/13 Seahawks Rally at Renton City Hall on Friday, Jan 11 - Traffic Advisory
Monday, 01/07/13 Renton Rallies for the Seahawks
Friday, 01/04/13 Renton Offers Disaster Preparedness Educator Course
Thursday, 01/03/13 Art Matters! Renton Municipal Arts Commission solicits project proposals