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Renton Technical College student Lacey Adams was responsible for baking all of the cookies the college created for this year’s CookieFest 2012 put on by the Seattle Milk Fund. tracey compton, Renton Reporter

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This year Renton Technical College baking program students made 1,440

cookies for the Seattle Milk Fund’s CookieFest 2012. The charity event at the Macy’s downtown Seattle store last Saturday raised money for the organization’s

efforts to increase economic stability for families and community through childcare and education grants. More than 20 Seattle bakeries and culinary schools participated. Renton Technical College supplied cookie teddy bears with hats, snowflakes, stars, Christmas trees, gingerbread, Santas, Snowmen and dreidels. Perhaps most treasured were the cookies that came from students’ family recipes and have been passed down for generations. [ more COOKIES page 15 ]

Vera Risdon, the Renton School District’s assistant superintendent, will serve as interim superintendent of the district until a replacement for Mary Alice Heuschel is hired. The Renton School Board voted unanimously Dec. 5 to name the long-time Renton educator to the district’s top job. “I would say that I am very excited for the honor and feel very privileged by the opportunity,” Risdon said at the meeting. “It will be very difficult to follow in Mary Alice’s footsteps, even for a few months.” Heuschel will leave the district in mid-January to become chief of staff for Gov.-elect Jay Inslee. Vera Risdon The board also began the process for a nationwide search for a new superintendent, voting to have the district identify a search firm to find qualified candidates. The process will include staff and community input and community meetings to meet candidates. The school board voted 5-0 to move forward with the district’s shortened timeline for collecting requests for proposals (RFPs). It was agreed that requests would be sent to the four search firms the district presented, with the caveat that any other creditable search firm could also submit a proposal The requests for proposals were sent the next day to firms Janet Barry, Consultant, Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates; Gene Sharratt, Consultant, Northwest Leadership Associates; Ray and Associates, [ more SCHOOLS page 4 ]

SPEEA talks strike with suspension of negotiations The union representing Boeing’s engineers and technical workers is preparing for any possibility, including a strike, with the suspension of contract negotiations with the company. The months-long negotiations were

suspended after federal mediators met early last week with negotiators for Boeing and the Tukwila-based Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA). “There is a real possibility there could be a strike,” SPEEA spokesman Bill Dugovich said.

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“There are still wide gaps between our position and the company’s position,” he said, and the membership “is frustrated.” Additional training for picket captains has been scheduled, he said. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service suspended the negotiations on Wednesday until after the first of the

year. The two sides agreed to the mediator request, according to the agency. In the meantime, the agency will talk with both sides about rescheduling the negotiations. Boeing spokesman Doug Alder wouldn’t comment beyond what was in the mediator’s statement.

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and I have already named it, The Renton Community Farm and Co-op. A place where families, school kids and essentially any one and everyone in our community come and take tours, learn about nature, farm animals, composting, and plant free community gardens. There will also be an open kitchen where all ages are welcome to learn how to make healthy and delicious meals with our collective bounty! So yes, I was interested in digging deeper to find out about whether the existence of this land

was real. When I called the City of Renton to get the scoop, it was just my luck to get hold of Leslie A. Betlach, Parks Planning and Natural Resources director. Apparently, Betlach has worked for the City of Renton for more than 22 years. She was very helpful when I asked her about a “chunk of property over by Springbrook Trout Farm that had been recently donated to the city?” “Oh, you must be talking about The Cleveland property,” she said. Edwin and Virginia Cleveland purchased the 24 acres of farmland

off Talbot Road 60 years ago. Edwin was a milk man and Virginia stayed home with their growing family, eight kids in total. I was excited to talk to the family about the story behind the land and Heidi Cleveland, who is an eighth-grade teacher and daughter of Edwin and Virginia, was equally excited to tell me about her family’s beloved farm. “Dad was a milk man during the week and farmed on the weekends. Mom stayed at home with us kids and we helped her with the 300 chickens. When Mom and Dad bought the place, ours was the smallest farm around.” The farm grew and the family raised sheep, dairy cows, chickens, pigs and a herd of Angus. Heidi added, “The family home was a wonderful place to grow up and experience the outdoors. Not only did we have all types of livestock but wildlife that continues to gather there. In the last year we have had deer, coyotes, raccoons, as well as all kinds of birds, osprey, heron, eagles that fish in the pond. However, by the early 1990s the Cleveland place was the last farm left. All the other pieces had been sold off and developed. The family began feeling the pressure to sell. [ more Ossorio page 4 ]

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The Renton Highlands Safeway grocery store challenges the community to make a difference for families in need this holiday season. The store is selling bags of nonperishable holiday food to customers who then can donate the items to the Renton Salvation Army. The store has sold 925 bags as of Tuesday night. Employees have a goal to sell an additional 300 bags in one day on Saturday. “Normally we sell anywhere from 30 to 40 bags per day, but our store manager, Lee Trutman, decided to make a challenge out of it and sell 300 in one day, which is a lot,” said Brandon Fletcher, assistant store manager. The bags contain items like stuffing mix, cans of cranberries, green beans and corn. There is also macaroni and cheese and rice. They sell for $10. The annual effort is part of Safeway’s work with the Northwest Harvest Association, where stores donate to food banks in their communities. The Highlands Safeway is at 4300 NE Fourth St., Renton. For more information, call 425-226-9379.

Recently, I heard a rumor that someone had recently donated a large chunk of land to the City of Renton. The tip was from my mom and it was a pretty good one. For the past couple of years she’s enjoyed retirement and working parttime during the summers at the beautiful and serene ponds at the Springbrook Trout Farm just off Talbot Road near Valley Medical Center. Apparently, the donated land in question was near the trout farm. My mom knows that land in Renton is something I’ve been interested in for a few years now. You could say it’s at the top of my list. You know the one we all have. The “I CANNOT believe that Renton doesn’t have one of these!” lists. From conversations about town, I know that at the top of more than a few Rentonites is: • I CANNOT believe Renton doesn’t have a Trader Joes! • I CANNOT believe Renton isn’t the home of a beautiful new stadium and the Seattle Sonics! And while I love both the above-mentioned suggestions, at the top of my list is a community farm and co-op. The kids

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[4] December 14, 2012 [ schools from page 1 ] and Mike Boring, McPherson and Jacobson. The Washington Association of School Administrators was also notified of the district’s need for a search firm to find the next superintendent. The consultants need to have their statements of interest into the district by Wednesday. Several school board members and Sheryl Moore, assistant superintendent of human resources, will review the submissions and decide on interview candidates. The district hopes to hire the consultant search firm before Christmas. In the meantime, Risdon will attempt to keep the district’s projects and goals on track. “I’m really charged with maintaining the momen-

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tum that Dr. Heuschel has established and facilitating the process that will bring in a leader as dynamic and talented as she,” Risdon said. Risdon has been an educator in Renton for more than 46 years, beginning as a teacher at Hazelwood Elementary School and teaching at five Renton schools from 1966 to 1982, Hazelwood, McKnight, Campbell Hill, Benson Hill and Renton Park. She has also served as principal at Highlands (1982-86) and Hazelwood (1986-92) elementary schools; as assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and technology (1992-2000); and as associate superintendent for elementary education (2000-2007), a part-time position.

[ OSSORIO from page 3 ] “It seemed like everyday building contractors with nice, fat checks would show up on our doorsteps asking us to sell. Mom would cry because she didn’t want to sell the place.” But the Cleveland’s also didn’t want the land to be split up. At around the same time the City of Renton stopped by the Cleveland place and inquired whether the Clevelands would be interested in selling three acres to create a walking trail by the Springbrook stream. Saving the precious land for the community to enjoy appealed to the Cleveland family, so instead of just selling three acres, Edwin asked the city if it would like to buy all 24 acres. It was a good time for the city to buy property because

they had recently received funds from the 1989 King County Open Space Bond. According to Betlach, Renton acquired the Cleveland property in 1995 for $1.2 million. At the same time the city formalized a life estate on five acres in exchange for Edwin and Virginia to remain on the property maintaining the house and all of the acreage. Edwin passed in October 2003 at 88 and Virginia passed on November 2011 at age of 94. Now that both owners are deceased, the property reverted back to the City in mid-2012. Hence the rumor of the

donated land. Still, following this story has been fun. It’s been nice to be surprised by government. By our city’s foresight to protect this land when it had the opportunity. While the property is in the city’s ownership, there isn’t available funding to construct a park. I asked Heidi what her family’s vision of the property was. “An educational center with either a wetland theme or a small working farm would be such a gift to the neighborhood and fulfill a need for the community to enjoy these experiences,” she said.

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A group made for progress Progressive policy means “looking at policies that are fair, just, that create a good opportunity for everyone,” ranging from economic development to justice to immigrant rights, he said. By DEAN A. RADFORD “It’s a host of things,” he dradford@rentonreporter.com said. Renton City The benefit for Council member him and for the city Greg Taylor is a is that the program founding member is “designed for of a national orgapeople like myself nization designed to and other policy advance progressive makers on the policies locally. Greg Taylor council level to have Taylor, who is in peer access to likehis second term as minded individua Renton council member, als to share ideas, to share joined about 40 other leaders from small and large cit- strategies that were proven successful,” he said. ies last month in WashingHis policy lens, he said, ton, D.C., to launch Local “is purely focused on what Progress. “I was hand-picked along with other council members who have a progressive policy history,” he said.

is in the best interest of our residents.” Taylor pointed to another founding member, Seattle City Council member Nick Licata, who successfully worked for paid sick leave for employees of Seattle businesses. Licata is the chairman of Local Progress. That’s a possibility in Renton, Taylor said. And Renton’s population isn’t that much different from other communities with large minority populations, he said. “Certainly, we have populations that are underserved and at risk,” he said. He also pointed to the concept of a community benefits agreement, in which the community is

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Renton’s visionary school superintendents to this day have helped rebuild or renovate many of the Renton School District’s aging schools and raised the graduation rates of students who learn in them. The tenures of superintendents Gary Kohlwes and Dolores Gibbons were long, giving the school district much-needed stability. Could each be replaced with someone equally skilled? Yes, Gibbons followed Kohlwes. And Mary Alice Heuschel followed Gibbons. Now, Heuschel is leaving to become Gov.-elect Jay Inslee’s chief of staff. Heuschel’s departure, while bittersweet, gives the community a rare chance to offer input about what type of person, with what type of background and mindset should run its school district. Sure, that kind of soul searching is usually done when School Board members are elected. But a superintendent, frankly, is a much bigger driving force behind the success of a school district than board members. No offense intended. The process to replace Heuschel will offer the community a chance to meet the finalists in person. Those meetings will be a critical test to determine how well each candidate would fit in with the community and whether they understand the concerns of students, parents and staff. The meetings should be well-attended. Heuschel will be missed, no doubt. Her background and boundless energy has helped take the Renton School District to a higher level. In the interim, Vera Risdon will keep the district on track and moving forward.

Another goodbye Renton is losing another visionary, someone who follows in a long line of individuals who have made it their mission to grow Renton. Suzanne Dale Estey will leave early next year as Renton’s economic development director. She, like Heuschel, has boundless energy. I would argue that she played a key role in bringing the Seattle International Film Festival to Renton and in providing the persuasive arguments and the work in the trenches needed to keep the Boeing 737 production in Renton. Her position is a key to Renton’s economic future and the search needs to focus on finding someone with broad connections statewide and nationally – and with an understanding of Main Street economics.

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With Boeing, ever vigilant Every year about this time, we compare the commercial airplane sales of Boeing and its European arch rival, Airbus. Over the last decade, the results haven’t worked in Boeing’s favor. Airbus has posted higher sales numbers as Boeing struggled to get its new 787 into production. However this year, Boeing, which assembles the bulk of its commercial aircraft in the Puget Sound area, is the clear winner. Boeing reported 962 orders placed so far in 2012 (as of this writing), more than double Airbus’ 437. For both companies, single-aisle plane sales are pivotal to their success. Boeing’s new 737 MAX is 13 percent more fuel efficient than any other single-aisle airplane and accounted for 860 orders this year. Fuel efficiency is a major selling point for a cashstrapped industry buffeted by high fuel costs. The added good news for Boeing is 787 production is ramping up to more than a dozen planes each month from its Everett and South Carolina assembly lines. The 787 uses 20 percent less fuel than its closest twinaisle, Airbus counterpart. While things look bright for Boeing, Airbus is not about to throw in the towel. In a move to strengthen its U.S. base, Airbus announced it will invest $600 million during the next five years to build its A320 assembly plant near Mobile, Ala. It will be its first factory in the United States, and Alabama, like South Carolina, is a right-to-work state. Airbus plans to assemble 40 to 50 A320 jets per year in 2017. The Mobile facility will assemble aircraft from prefabricated sections built at Airbus factories in Germany and France. Alabama officials said the state would provide Airbus with more than $100 million in tax breaks and other incentives to support the project. To counter what other states do to attract manufacturers, Washington provides a sales tax exemption to manufacturers — and keeping those incentives in place is more important than Don Brunell

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ever. The A320 plant is expected to create roughly 1,000 new jobs, a figure that includes direct Airbus employees as well as jobs with suppliers. Airbus and the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS) currently employ around 1,000 people in the United States, including 200 engineers at an existing technical center in Mobile. The plan to expand in the United States follows the opening of Airbus’ first non-European assembly line in Tianjin, China in 2008. That plant now produces 36 A320 planes a year for the Chinese market. Why are Boeing and Airbus focusing on China? Boeing’s forecast includes 11,450 new passenger jets for Asia in a confirmation of the region’s transport-intensive growth despite the expansion of high-speed rail networks in China. Approximately 23,240 airplanes worldwide (68 percent of new deliveries) will be single-aisle airplanes, reflecting growth in emerging markets, such as China, and the continued expansion of low-cost carriers throughout the world. Because the core of the aviation market has now moved from the U.S. and North America to the Asian-Pacific market place, other aircraft manufacturers are gearing up to compete. They are especially interested in the single-aisle commercial market including Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). Remember that other states and countries want those 85,000 Boeing jobs currently housed in Washington. And while Boeing is performing well today, we must also remember that its competitors are nipping at Boeing’s heels. The stakes are high. Market analysts for Airbus in France predict that over the next 20 years, commercial airlines throughout the world will buy about 27,800 new aircraft worth $3.5 trillion, more than doubling the global airliner fleet. So, while the news from Boeing is a welcome Christmas present for our state and our economy, we cannot afford to be complacent.

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Community pulls together to produce a playground for all the city’s North Highlands Neighborhood Center and the Renton School District’s new Meadow Crest Early Childhood Learning Center properties. In addition to the Renton School District, several other organizations have partnered with the City of Renton to make this playground a reality. Recently, First Financial NW Foundation (First Savings Bank) donated $150,000 to this project. Our community partners include Renton Rotary, Renton Community Foundation – Custer Fund, King County Youth Sports Facility Grant, Renton Lions Club, Renton Housing Authority, McLendon Hardware, and Washington State Sen. Margarita Prentice Fund that have donated more than $550,000 to this important effort. The city continues to work with community businesses seeking additional partners and funding opportunities. I would like

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Imagine a world of play for children of all abilities and ages – those with special needs, diverse interests and abilities, physical or mental challenges. A playground that provides an environment where all children, including their families and caregivers, can challenge their minds and bodies. A playground with diverse amenities that encourages different forms of physical activity. An all-inclusive playground – the first of its kind in Renton where children can climb, crawl, spin and swing. A place where imagination rules and senses are stimulated at all levels. A place where play and learning come together. I am excited to announce that this wonderful amenity will soon be a reality in Renton. The City of Renton and the Renton School District are embarking on their first joint development project – an accessible playground co-located on

to especially thank Terry Higashiyama, Community Services Administrator, and Dr. Mary Alice Heuschel, Renton School District Superintendent, for their dedication to this project and their efforts to secure funding for this important amenity. The playground will cover nearly three quarters of an acre and will feature elements to encourage play and learning, including manipulation and large outdoor musical instruments. There will be spaces to run, to be on stage, or to be alone, with activities geared toward teamwork as well as tasks to stimulate a lone user. A series of physical and mental challenges with graduated difficulty will also be included, and all activities will provide opportunities for different generations to play and learn together. If you are interested in more information or would like to participate in this important effort please visit rentonwa.gov or contact my staff at 425-430-6600.

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A Seattle woman was arrested for theft and warrants Nov. 3. The 31-year-old woman stole a micro SD card, then took a package of Nyquil and returned it using a fake receipt. After she was arrested, officers found that she had three warrants out for theft. When police were processing her, the woman asked if the officer could take her wallet out of her backpack and throw it away without looking inside. Then she changed her mind and asked the officer to get her ID out of the wallet.

The officer found an ID for another woman and several credit cards with different names on them in the wallet. The woman said they belonged to friends. The woman was arrested for theft and warrants.

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Repeat thief wants employees to mind their own business A man and woman robbed Walgreen’s several times Nov. 1. An employee said the man and sometimes a woman had been coming in the store on Rainier Avenue every day for the past three days. Every time they would load up carts with high-priced gift sets and cosmetics, then walk out the store. One time, the man asked a cashier for an electric razor out of a locked case. He then stole the razor. During one of the thefts, an employee was writing down the man’s license

plate number. The man saw the employee doing this, returned to the store and yelled at the employee to mind her own business. Employees said the thefts are becoming more aggressive. Police told them to call the next time the man comes near the store.

Renton man steals toothbrush A Renton man was arrested for theft on Nov. 14. The 22-year-old was seen taking an electric toothbrush from a Renton Rite Aid store and concealing it in his clothes. He left the store without attempting to pay for the merchandise and was confronted by store security. The man dropped the toothbrush in the parking lot and ran toward Talbot Road South. Police apprehended the suspect in the 700 block of Talbot Road South. The store security officer positively identified the suspect and he was taken into custody by police.

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woman who said she was driving past a large group when the incident happened. A guy with a red and black hat and red sweats threw a bat through her car window. When an officer approached the male suspect, he dropped the cigarette he was smoking and ran. After ducking behind a car, the officer finally apprehended him by using a Taser to subdue the suspect. Another witness confirmed the suspect’s actions and he was arrested for suspicion of fourth degree assault, malicious mischief and obstructing a police officer.

Seattle man short on cash becomes shoplifter A 47-year-old Seattle man was detained at Renton Safeway for suspicion of shoplifting. Security observed the man place several items in his cart, including pomegranate juice and household and personal cleaning supplies. They totaled $111.44 and he made no attempt to pay for the items as he left the store. When police asked him why he stole the items, the man said he just walked out of the store with the cart full because he “ran short.” The man was arrested and booked into jail for alleged theft and previous warrants.

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The death of a 63-year-old Renton man Dec. 6 was ruled a suicide by the King County Medical Examiner. The medical examiner identified the victim as Lane Hartvigson. A witness called 911 at about 10:20 a.m. about a body in the street in the 1400 block of Harrington Avenue Southeast, according to Detective Robert Onishi. The caller told 911 dispatchers the man had a rifle and there were obvious injuries and a large amount of blood. Officers found the man lying on the street, holding a rifle. The injuries were consistent with a gunshot fired at close range, according to Onishi, and initial indications were that the shooting was selfinflicted. Any witnesses to the shooting are asked to call Renton Police at 425-430-7500 and refer to case 12-12562.

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The Renton Chamber of Commerce celebrated its annual Holiday Express Auction on Dec.6, raising $27,000. “It went great. We had a great turn out,” said Sabrina Mirante, interim president and CEO. “We had a larger attendance than last year, 228 people.” Attendees filled the downtown Renton Pavilion Event Center. The most extravagant auction item was two tours of the Renton Boeing plant, which Mirante called unusual because they don’t normally give them to the public.

The event is the chamber’s fundraising gala of the season and usually attracts the who’s who of the city. Money raised goes toward the chamber’s operating expenses, and this year’s amount was about the same as last year’s. The chamber’s charity of choice this year was the Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank, to which it gave $5,000. Chairman of the Board Jason Parker greeted all of the guests and Troy McVicker was the auctioneer. “I would like to thank our sponsors, attendees and the community for supporting the event because without their support, we wouldn’t have such a successful event,” Mirante said.

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Renton School District to receive ‘Top’ federal grant County,” said Sen. Patty Murray, in a press release. “When we level the playing field by providing increased access and opportunity for our students, everyone wins. I congratulate the Road Map District Consortium for their outstanding leadership and collaboration in this endeavor. This victory will have a long-lasting impact on our community, and our state, as we all work together

to build a brighter future for our students.” The joint King County district application was among 16 winners selected out of 372 applications. The awards ranged from $5 million to $40 million. The Puget Sound Educational Service District will be the lead agency in charge of the overall project management for the grant and serve as the fiscal agent.

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According to the service district and The Road Map Project, the winning area covers 261 schools and 150,000 students, including 36,000 high-need children. The districts will use the funds to implement early learning programs; STEM or science, technology, engineering and math programs; free pre-college testing and more AP course selections among other strategies.

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VMC nurses honored with DAISY Awards For the Reporter

Three nurses have been named DAISY Award honorees of the quarter at Valley Medical Center. Toni Wolcott, RN, BSN, Critical Care Unit (CCU); Holly Davis, RNC, Birth Center; and Rae Huggins, RN, Emergency Department (ED) were nominated by their peers, physicians, patients and families, other staff and administrators. The nurses exemplify clinical skill and leadership, but especially strong patient care and compassion. Wolcott was nominated for demonstrating the care and concern that exemplifies an outstanding nurse. Through her consolation and knowledge she helped the family of a CCU patient deal with a devastating prognosis. In her nomination, a member of the family remarked, “I don’t think I could have made it through this day without her care and compassion.” Davis is described by her peers and patients as caring, compassionate, helpful, extraordinary, amazing, professional, and an “angel in a nurse’s uniform.”

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Renton firefighters make a difference Firefighters from Renton Fire Station 17 in Fairwood, along with firefighters from Renton Local 864, participated in Fairwood Elementary School’s annual holiday caroling recently. Accompanying the firefighters was Santa Claus. Heading the parade was Fairwood’s Fire Engine 17, aid

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Alexei Girsh, music director and conductor for the Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra, will lead students through the orchestra’s Christmas Festival concert Sunday at Carco Theatre. courtesy photo involved with their school orchestra or band. They practice once a week on Mondays and concerts are held twice a year – in December and May. They play symphonic pieces, as well as classical jazz and do ensemble work. “We’re doing OK; we’re doing fine,” said Renee Dawson, orchestra board president. “We need more students.” Ideally they would like to have between 40 and 50 students, she said. The program is run through the City of Renton that treats the program like a class, which requires fees to cover the conductor’s salary plus 30 percent. A challenge, Dawson

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Alexei Girsh has been the Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor for 18 years. He’s seen students come and go, graduate from college and sometimes come back to help him out. “We are lucky to have great support from the City of Renton,” Girsh said of the program. Girsh, originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, also is the artistic director of the Concert Opera of Seattle, music director for the Eastside Symphony and conductor of the Boeing Concert Band. On Sunday, Girsh will conduct the symphony orchestra in one of its annual concerts for its Christmas Festival at Carco Theatre. The performance is 3 p.m. at 1717 SE Maple Valley Highway, Renton. The symphony orchestra has about 35 students. “Because it is not so big, there is an opportunity for kids to have more attention from a conductor and our coaches,” Girsh said. The students come from Renton and the surrounding communities. There are auditions twice a year before the beginning of the September and January sessions. All students are welcome, even if they are already

pieces of music are by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Ludwig van Beethoven and Leroy Anderson. The Christmas concert will feature music by these composers, and usually the audience joins in the singing, Girsh said. The Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra is sponsored by the City of Renton Community Services Department with all funds going toward procuring music, scholarships and occasionally repairing instruments. Tickets to Sunday’s performance are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students and children. For more ticket information, call Carco Theatre at 425-430-6700.

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The Old Renton Book Exchange hosts a holiday party and storytime, while also collecting books for families in need, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 22. Shop staff will lead a snowflake-making session, serve holiday treats and read from Christmas classics. The free event features special sales. Throughout December, the Exchange has been collecting books for its children’s book drive. The goal is to collect at least 300 children’s and young adult books, said Dacia Hanson, store manager. The books will be distributed by Renton Area Youth and Family Services at a holiday breakfast Dec. 22. The store is matching every book donated with a donation from the store. The Old Renton Book Exchange is at 227 Wells Ave. S., Renton. For more information call, 425-430-2665.

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A year after making the state tournament for the first time in nine years, the Hazen boys basketball team couldn’t quite repeat the success. The Highlanders finished 10-12, qualifying for sub-districts last year in coach Ryan Thompson’s first year with the team. “Last year there were more expectations to win early,” Thompson said. “This year there’s not that pressure as much.” This year all of the starters from the 20102011 state tournament team are gone. Most of the players expected to play significant roles this year are young

and inexperienced, but Thompson is excited about their potential. “I’m pretty excited; we’re pretty young,” Thompson said. “Lots of guys from the JV program are up on varsity now. They developed over the summer and hopefully they’ll be ready to play this year.” The Highlanders do have some experience returning in seniors Brody Graybeal and Emmanuel Oppong. Graybeal averaged 3.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game last season. Oppong averaged 5.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. Outside of Graybeal and Oppong, Ryan Takeuchi is the team’s only other senior. Thompson said the team

is very athletic with a lot of wings with the ability to contribute. He’s also excited for junior center Anthony Phillips, who stands 6-foot-8. “We’re really going to mold the team as the year goes on,” Thompson said. “We feel very good about our potential. We have a very high ceiling, but I don’t know how early you’ll see that.” Junior Isaiah Davis flashed some scoring potential with 22 points in Hazen’s win against Chief Leschi Nov. 28. Sophomore Dominic Green was also impressive in the game, scoring 17 points. Thompson said he’s much happier with this team’s chemistry. “There’s much bet-

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Bill Donckers, 1969 Renton High School graduate, Renton resident and NFL football player, has died. Donckers, 61, had been battling lymphoma cancer for eight years and passed away at his Bryn Mawr home on Dec. 3. In 2011, he was inducted into the Renton High School Athletic Hall of Fame. “Billy was one of a kind and has left us with so many good memories that will never be forgotten,” said Sandy Donckers-Avelino, his sister. Donckers’ athletic career includes many accomplishments, among them making All-Pacific Coast Conference and captain while at San Diego State University. He was a free-agent player for the New England Patriots in 1973, the Oakland Raiders in 1974 and the St. Louis Cardinals in 1976. Donckers played two years with the Cardinals. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ochoa; sons, Bob Donckers and John Anderson; daughters, Jaime Shearer and Kristi Waite; father, Louie Donckers; brothers, Louie Donckers, Jr. and Joey Bob Primm; sisters, Debra Furrow and Sandy Donckers-Avelino; grandchildren, Coleman, Preston, Chandler, Brooklyn, Shale, Mackenzie, Roman and Noami.

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www.rentonreporter.com [ COOKIES from page 1 ] likes the family tradiStudent Jill Bright made her aunt and uncle’s recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms. Her relatives have made the peanut butter cookies with chocolate kisses for more than 20 years. “So, I feel really blessed that they shared it with me,” said Bright. Kirsten Yeager made her Aunt Dorothy’s GooGoos, rectangular squares of butterscotch, peanut butter and chocolate with marshmallows and unsalted peanuts. “It’s been in our family for 40 years and we do it every holiday season,” Yeager said. RTC Bakery Instructor Robert Holland

Applying the Kisses: Jill Bright, a student in the Renton Technical College baking program, prepares a batch of Peanut Butter Blossoms. TRACEY COMPTON, Renton Reporter

THE RECIPES PEANUT BUTTER BLOSSOMS • 48 Hershey's Kisses Brand Milk Chocolates • 1/2 cup shortening • 3/4 cup Reese's Creamy Peanut Butter • 1/3 cup granulated sugar • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar • 1 egg • 2 tablespoons milk • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • Additional granulated sugar Directions 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates. 2. Beat shortening and peanut butter

in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture. 3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet. 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

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principles of accuracy tion component of their and technique but also project this year for initiative, Holland said. CookieFest 2012. The students aren’t “Some people make graded on their holiday them with their parents cookies, but more on or grandparents, so to who’s taking the initiative carry on that tradition is to help finish the 1,440 pretty nice, I think,” said needed for CookieFest Holland. 2012. Holland had the stuHe’s new to the school dents make a test batch this year and previously of their family recipes worked for 16 years at and then selected the best Grand Central Bakery as recipes from there. the production manager. “It just couldn’t be There they went through anything, but if it was 30,000 pounds or 15 steeped in holiday or tons of flour a week to make bread. At RTC they use just 100 pounds of flour a week. Cookie-making is Self Storage Lien Sale part of RTC baking January 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM students curriculum Sale will be held at: to teach them basic Storage One On Sunset Blvd NE

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Bill (William) Donckers passed away at his home on December 3, 2012. He was born in Renton, WA on January 8, 1951. Bill was surrounded and supported by friends and family throughout his 8 year battle with lymphoma. Bill’s passion for football began as a young boy. He played quarterback through high school, college & the NFL.After leaving the NFL in 1978, Bill pursued his love of cabinet making and became a general contractor. In 2011, he was inducted into the Renton High School Athletic Hall of Fame. A memorial service will be held on December 28 at 2:00 PM at Hope Fellowship in Maple Valley. A ‘Celebration of Life’ will follow on January 4, at 4:00PM at the Renton Community Center in Renton. 716932

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Advertising Sales Consultant Sound Publishing, Inc. is looking for an Advertising Sales Consultant at the Federal Way Mirror office. The ideal candidate will have a proven sales background (print media sales experience is a definite asset); excellent communication and organizational skills; as well as the ability to w o r k e f fe c t i ve l y i n a deadline-driven environment. Must be computer-proficient at Word, Excel, and utilizing the I n t e r n e t . Po s i t i o n r e quires use of personal cell phone and vehicle, possession of valid WA State Driver’s License and proof of active vehicle insurance. Compensation includes salar y plus commission and we offer a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and 401K (currently with an employer match.) If you’re interested in joining our team and working for the leading independent newspaper publisher in Washington State, then we want to hear from you! Email us your cover letter and resume to: hreast@soundpublishing.com

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REPORTER Reporter sought for staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a sixday newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula that includes the cities of Por t Angeles, Sequim, P o r t To w n s e n d a n d Forks (yes, the “Twilight� Forks, but no vampires or werewolves). Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily -from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help o f ve t e ra n n ew s r o o m leaders. This is a general assignment reporting position in our Port Angeles office in which being a self-starter must be demonstrated through professional experience. Port Angeles-based Peninsula Daily News, circulation 16,000 daily and 15,000 Sunday (plus a website getting up to one million hits a month), publishes separate editions for Clallam and Jefferson counties. Check out the PDN at w w w. p e n i n s u l a d a i l y news.com and the beauty and recreational oppor tunities at http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/section/pdntabs#vizguide. In-person visit and tryout are required, so Washington/Northwest applicants given preference. Send cover letter, resume and five best writi n g a n d p h o t o g r a p hy clips to Leah Leach, managing editor/news, P.O. Box 1330, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 9 8 3 6 2 , o r e m a i l leah.leach@peninsuladailynews.com.

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SUNSET HILLS Memorial Cemetery in Bellevue. 2 s i d e by s i d e p l o t s available in the Sold Out Garden of Devotion, 9B, Space 9 and 10. $22,000 each OBO. Also, 1 plot available in G a r d e n o f D evo t i o n , 10B, space 5, $15,000 OBO. Call 503-709-3068 or e-mail drdan7@juno.com SUNSET HILLS Memorial Cemetery in Bellevue. 1 plot available in the sold out Garden of Lincoln. Space 328, Block A, Lot 11. Similar plots offered by Cemetery at $22,000. Selling for $15,000. Call 360-3878265 Electronics

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