LocalChamber to host local sports reporter March 12
NEW — 9:55 a.m. March 10, 2014
Newcastle resident and award-winning sports radio host Bill Swartz will be the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s featured speaker at its March 12 luncheon.
Swartz will talk about all things Seattle sports, from the Seahawks’ Super Bowl win to an early outlook on the Mariners’ chances in 2014.
A longtime resident of Newcastle and a familiar voice at KOMO radio for 18 years and KIRO radio for 10 years, Swartz is now with CBS radio sports station in Seattle, 1090 AM The Fan. Swartz and Steve Sandmeyer co-host the only local talk show on The Fan, weekdays from 3-6 p.m.
Lunch begins at 11 a.m. at Tapatio Mexican Grill, and costs $20 for chamber members and $25 for nonchamber members.
SportsNewcastle’s Lindsey Anderson named US Lacrosse national youth coach of year
Newcastle resident and youth lacrosse coach Lindsey Anderson has been named by US Lacrosse as its 2013 National Girls Youth Coach of the Year.
Anderson, a middle school girls coach and youth coach mentor with the Quick Styx youth lacrosse program on Seattle’s Queen Anne Hill, was nominated for the honor by a 14-year-old player on her middle school team.
SchoolsLiberty teens get candid about marijuana at school forum
Not much has changed about the perception of marijuana among teens since voters elected to legalize the drug with the passage of Initiative 502 in 2012.
If anything, legalization has made the drug seem more acceptable, according to a group of Liberty High School students at the third and final forum hosted by the Drug Free Community Coalition Feb. 6.
Local NewsChamber to host local sports reporter March 12
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