GeekWire visits Renton
Posted on 11/01/2018

City of Renton SealOctober 31, 2018

Preeti Shridhar, City of Renton Deputy Public, 425-430-6569

GeekWire spends a week in Renton

   Mayor Law interviews with Geekwire

Mayor Denis Law is interviewed by GeekWire's Taylor Soper.

GeekWire is a fast-growing, national technology news site with strong roots in the Seattle region and a large audience of loyal, tech-savvy readers around the globe, who follow the site for breaking news, expert analysis and unique insights into the technology industry.

GeekWire spent October 28 to November 3 in Renton, interviewing residents to cover how our rapidly-changing city is positioning for the future.

October 28Renton’s resurgence: Built on Boeing’s back, this city is poised for a tech boom in Seattle’s shadow

October 30From little kid to president of the company, Wizards of the Coast leader stays in the ever-evolving game

October 30Counting votes: Inside look at how King County uses tech to tally ballots as voter turnout surges

October 31 - Inside Sartori Elementary, Renton’s new STEM-focused elementary school that is preparing students to fill job skills gap

October 31 - TLDR: Could Renton become the next big tech hub of the Pacific Northwest?

November 1Developer plans to launch water taxis to connect Seattle region’s tech hubs by 2020

November 2Geek of the Week: From Renton to Carnegie Hall and beyond, Quinton Morris inspires via violin

November 3Renton recap: Top takeaways after embedding ourselves in this growing Seattle suburb

November 3 - ‘It just brings the fantasy to life:’ Wizards of the Coast president on D&D, Magic, and what’s next

November 4 - Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin on technology, touchdowns and the importance of building community

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About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 104,100 (2018), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.


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