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Fabulous Roof Shakers kick off Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park

NEW — 10 a.m. July 22, 2014

Contributed The Fabulous Roof Shakers perform from 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Lake Boren Park.

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The Fabulous Roof Shakers perform from 7-8:30 p.m. July 23 at Lake Boren Park.

The city of Newcastle’s annual Concerts in the Park series kicks off on Wednesday, starting with The Fabulous Roof Shakers, a blues band. Read more »

Sports

Kiwi excursion

Liberty Rugby sends two on New Zealand exchange

Photos by Scott Wright Above, Liberty Rugby Football Club player Keegan Stuver (left) lunges toward the ball carrier in a local match earlier this year. At left, Liberty Rugby Football Club player Noah Wright, a Maywood Middle School student, carries the ball across the pitch.

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Liberty Rugby Football Club player Keegan Stuver (left) lunges toward the ball carrier in a local match earlier this year.

The Liberty Rugby Football Club has done a more than solid job of building a local following for the international sport, but try as it might, the enthusiasm pales in comparison to that seen in New Zealand.

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Schools

Hazelwood students publish firefighter book
By Christina Corrales-Toy TJ Spencer (second from left), author of the ‘Nozzlehead’ book series, signs books at Hazelwood Elementary School June 16. Spencer collaborated with a class of first-graders to pen a student-authored book, ‘Firefighter Nozzlehead What Firefighters Do.’

By Christina Corrales-Toy
TJ Spencer (second from left), author of the ‘Nozzlehead’ book series, signs books at Hazelwood Elementary School June 16. Spencer collaborated with a class of first-graders to pen a student-authored book, ‘Firefighter Nozzlehead What Firefighters Do.’

First-graders in Kristen Schutter’s class at Hazelwood Elementary School are experts when it comes to the duties of a firefighter.

They know that firefighters save people, educate schools about fire safety and use a vast array of tools to keep people safe. Firefighters also work closely with police officers, and yes, they do rescue the occasional kitten out of a tree.

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NEW — 2 p.m. July 16, 2014 The Newcastle City Council held its second... Read »

Weeklong traffic snarl starts Friday on I-90

NEW — 6 a.m. July 16, 2014 One westbound lane will close for seven days Drivers... Read »

County report, Energize Eastside and more on July 15 City Council agenda

NEW — 5 p.m. July 14, 2014 If you want a seat at Tuesday’s City Council... Read »

King County prepares for weekend heat wave

NEW — 4:25 p.m. July 11, 2014 The mercury could reach 90 degrees in... Read »

Newcastle Library seeking ‘The Voice’

NEW — 2:05 p.m. July 9, 2014 ContributedNewcastle librarian Vicki Heck... Read »

Chamber hosts Rep. Judy Clibborn

NEW — 10:45 a.m. July 8, 2014 State Rep. Judy Clibborn will be the... Read »

PSE to answer Energize Eastside questions July 7

NEW — 2:55 p.m. July 6, 2014 Puget Sound Energy will answers questions... Read »

Wanted: Newcastle Fourth of July photos

NEW — 11 a.m. July 4, 2014 The city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks... Read »

Newcastle City Council roundup — July 1

NEW — 3 p.m. July 2, 2014 The Newcastle City Council held its first... Read »

Fireworks to light up city sky for the 4th

The city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration is set for Friday... Read »

Newcastle Library looking for ‘The Voice’

Winner to sing at library’s first naturalization ceremony O say, can... Read »

City gets pulse of its citizens at town hall

Feedback given on marijuana, work  at Lake Boren Park About 130 residents... Read »

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Opinion

Notes from Newcastle: Summer at the library

Notes from Newcastle: The Prices of city trail maintenance

Editorial – Be cautious as weather warms up

Letters


Sports

Kiwi excursion

Newcastle resident earns all-academic lacrosse honors

Hazen’s Joe Glaefke plays in East/West all-star game

Local athletes, coaches make all-league teams

Orioles draft Liberty High School grad John McLeod

Local athletes make all-state team


Schools

Hazelwood students publish firefighter book

Issaquah to increase secondary students’ time in classrooms

Newcastle Elementary gets news principal

Liberty singers get superior marks

AAUW honors Hazen juniors

Liberty senior receives $2,500 scholarship

Newcastle students graduate

Local students named to WSU honor roll

Renton school honors Pam Teal

Students collect stuffed animals

Local students make UW dean’s list

Maywood places second at Rubik’s Cube competition


Community

Concerts in the Park start in July

Movin’ to Movies & Musicals

Laughing all the way

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