Leah Abraham

KCSARC launches campaign to end sexual violence

Maple Valley, Covington and other South King County cities recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

 

Photo by Leah Abraham

Rain or shine, Elk Run Farm volunteers keep on digging

On April 14, the farm teamed up with Cedar Grove for a farm volunteer day to celebrate Compost Days.

 

From left, Jeff Smith, Sergey Alter and Joseph Drake pose for a photo. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Puget Sound Training Center celebrates 20 years

The center provides skills training and employment services to immigrants, refugees and low-income residents.

 

Tukwila man pleads guilty to child pornography

The man faces at least 15 years in prison

Boeing held an event to celebrate the production of the 10,000th 737 jetliner. The Southwest airplane was displayed at the Renton plant on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter

Celebrating the 10,000th 737

Boeing reached a significant milestone — it produced its 10,000th 737 jetliner. Hundreds of Boeing employees gathered at the 737 plant in Renton on the… Continue reading

Boeing held an event to celebrate the production of the 10,000th 737 jetliner. The Southwest airplane was displayed at the Renton plant on March 13. Leah Abraham, Renton Reporter
Rae Rankin wrote “Cowgirl Lessons” for her daughter when her favorite horse died. The story follows a little girl, fashioned after Rankin’s daughter, who spends the day taking care of her horse. LEAH ABRAHAM, RENTON REPORTER

‘Cowgirl Lessons’ explores the relationship between a girl and her horse

Rae Rankin wrote a book as an ode to daughter and trainer.

Rae Rankin wrote “Cowgirl Lessons” for her daughter when her favorite horse died. The story follows a little girl, fashioned after Rankin’s daughter, who spends the day taking care of her horse. LEAH ABRAHAM, RENTON REPORTER
Bea Mathewson, 102, accidentally sent an email to the wrong person, ended up with two pen pals and was featured in a Buzzfeed video. She has been living in Renton since 1939. Leah Abraham, The Reporter

How a 102-year-old woman sent a wrong email and ended up on Buzzfeed

Renton resident Bea Mathewson found two unlikely pen pals by accident.

Bea Mathewson, 102, accidentally sent an email to the wrong person, ended up with two pen pals and was featured in a Buzzfeed video. She has been living in Renton since 1939. Leah Abraham, The Reporter
Dylan Avila’s performed his one-man show, “My Turn at the Bat,” Jan. 6. COURTESY PHOTO

Comeback comedian swings back

After being hit on the head with a baseball bat, Dylan Avila returns to the stage.

Dylan Avila’s performed his one-man show, “My Turn at the Bat,” Jan. 6. COURTESY PHOTO

Two local churches to host prom for those with special needs

Get your tuxs, dresses and corsages ready because two local churches have partnered to throw a prom to remember. New Life Church and Doxa Community… Continue reading

Have a merry, eco-friendly holiday

Republic Services is encouraging residents to go green this holiday

Renton skatepark faces doom, skating community asks city for help

Longacres Skatepark, built illegally underneath I-405 pass, is the only covered skatepark in the region that’s open to the public.

Haunting: A family affair

As dawn approaches and the sky turns to an errie array of colors, the large white tent that sits near the forest fills with chatty… Continue reading

Dismantling racism requires radical patience

The other day my friend, a POC (person of color), had to explain to his friend, a white woman, why using the N-word wasn’t acceptable.… Continue reading

September trial date set for martial arts studio owner

Before the September court date, an omnibus hearing is scheduled for Aug. 25

Lessons covering city council

On Mondays, you’ll likely find me sitting in the back row of a council chambers, listening to a city council discuss local politics. I listen… Continue reading

Zone 3 Explorers gear up for regional competition

Zone 3 Explorers is a program for young adults and is designed to train them to work in the fire service.

Tips on keeping a healthy heart

February isn’t only about love, it’s also about heart — it’s Heart Health Month