LocalConcerts in the Park series continues Off the Hook
NEW — 12:45 p.m. July 28, 2015
Newcastle’s Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday when Off the Hook, a classic funk and soul band, brings its brand of “old skool kool” to Lake Boren Park. Read more »
SportsLocal athletes commit to colleges
Liberty High School honored four graduating student-athletes at a special ceremony in April.
Runners Sarah Bliesner and Trevor Sytsma, as well as football players Russell Boston and Nate Jarvis, announced their commitments to continue their athletic careers at the college level. Read more »
SchoolsLiberty students win big at History Day contest
Liberty High School students took home a slew of top awards at the 2015 Washington State History Day competition May 2.
This year’s theme was “Leadership and Legacy in History.” The school sent 16 students to the contest at Green River Community College, and eight of them qualified for the national competition by placing in the top two of their categories.
Vincy Fok, Lorrin Johnson and Issabelle Hayden’s project about Edward R. Murrow earned first place in the senior group exhibit category.
Carlyn Schmidgall, Lauryn Hepp and Sally Rim earned first place for their group website about John F. Kennedy’s leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Read more »
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