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Reminder: Sign up for the Newcastle Days car show

NEW — 3 p.m. Aug. 22, 2014

By Greg Farrar A Newcastle Days participant shows off her car at the 2012 festival. The car show returns again in 2014.

By Greg Farrar
A Newcastle Days car show participant shows off her vehicle at the 2012 festival. The car show returns again in 2014.

The Newcastle Days car show is back in 2014 after taking a year off during the 2013 festival. Read more »

Sports

One-two punch
By Christina Corrales-Toy Chris Mendez, head coach of the University of Washington boxing team, shows off the team's national championship trophy in his Newcastle home.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Chris Mendez, head coach of the University of Washington boxing team, shows off the team’s national championship trophy in his Newcastle home.

Newcastle man leads UW boxing team to national championship Read more »

Schools

School’s out for Hazelwood building
By Greg Farrar An empty hallway at Renton Academy, which was the former Hazelwood Elementary School when constructed in 1963, waits for demolition to begin as early as Aug. 4 for the new middle school to be built on the site by the Renton School District in time for the 2016-17 school year.

By Greg Farrar
An empty hallway at Renton Academy, which was the former Hazelwood Elementary School when constructed in 1963, waits for demolition to begin as early as Aug. 4 for the new middle school to be built on the site by the Renton School District in time for the 2016-17 school year.

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Reminder: Sign up for the Newcastle Days car show

NEW — 3 p.m. Aug. 22, 2014 By Greg FarrarA Newcastle Days car show participant... Read »

Hazen band to hold Friday concert

NEW — 6 p.m. Aug. 19, 2014 ContributedThe Hazen High School band practices... Read »

End-of-summer DUI patrols added

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 14, 2014 King County law enforcement is putting extra... Read »

Crumac headlines final Concert in the Park

NEW — 1:45 p.m. Aug. 13, 2014 Crumac will play at Lake Boren Park Aug.... Read »

Updated: Motorcylist tumbles off I-90 overpass while eluding police

NEW — 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12, 2014 A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries... Read »

Sign up for the Newcastle Days car show

NEW — 2:15 p.m. Aug. 11, 2014 By Greg FarrarA Newcastle Days car show... Read »

Newcastle man tumbles off Issaquah overpass while eluding police

NEW — 1 p.m. Aug. 7, 2014 By Greg FarrarA Washington State Patrol trooper... Read »

Newcastle Elementary School principal to speak at chamber lunch

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 7, 2014 Newcastle Elementary School parents and students... Read »

Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday

NEW — 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 2014 ContributedSteve Kelly, lead singer of... Read »

America the beautiful

Eastside residents become U.S. citizens at Newcastle Library By Greg FarrarImmigrants... Read »

Energize Eastside concerns shared

Energize Eastside was back on the Newcastle City Council agenda for the... Read »

Newcastle Elementary School principal to speak at chamber lunch

Newcastle Elementary School parents and students can meet the school’s... Read »

Newcastle property values increase

Newcastle’s residential property values increased in 2014, according... Read »

Council passes marijuana moratorium

Newcastle residents won’t find a marijuana retail establishment in the... Read »

Police blotter

Neighborly dispute A resident in the 8700 block of 116th Avenue Southeast... Read »

County deputy found asleep in patrol car is fired

King County Sheriff John Urquhart has fired a deputy who was arrested in... Read »

Calendar

Events Concerts in the Park, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 6 and 13, Lake Boren... Read »

Three vie for King County District Court judgeship

A trio of part-time judges is competing to fill a King County District... Read »

Newcastle at 20

By Megan ErbThen-Hazelwood Elementary School Principal Mary Ford stands... Read »

Nominations coming in for 2014 Diamond Awards

For the second year in a row, the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s Diamond... Read »


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Sports

One-two punch

Hazen baseball player makes All-State team

Eastside Select wins state title


Schools

School’s out for Hazelwood building


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