New principal named at Hazelwood Elementary

NEW — 12:15 p.m. Dec. 19, 2014

Tracey Naylor

Tracey Naylor

Hazelwood Elementary School has a new principal.

Tracey Naylor will take over the permanent position currently held by interim-Principal Judy Busch.

Naylor, a graduate of Columbia University and American University, comes to Hazelwood from Campbell Hill Elementary School, where she served as the assistant principal. Read more »


Hazen wrestling team looks to get back to the Dome

NEW — 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2014

Hazen wrestling kicks off the season Saturday at the Edmonds Invitational at Edmonds Woodway High School.

Hazen had its first state placers in more than a decade last year, and the squad looks to continue on that success as the 2015 season embarks.

The Highlanders return three state participants, as well as a handful of wrestlers looking to make a splash in the 3A state rankings.

Senior Derek Nichols will lead the team this year in the 138-pound weight class. Nichols has made two trips to the Tacoma Dome, and is eyeing a spot on the podium in his final year. Read more »



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