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Sign up now for 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy

NEW — 3:40 p.m. Sept. 17, 2014

Learn about the internal workings of the 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center at the 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy.

The one-day class will be held at the Regional Communications Center, 3511 N.E. Second St. in Renton, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Space is limited; turn in applications by Sept. 24.

Learn about the role 9-1-1 communications specialists play in the public safety system and prepare in case you ever need to call 9-1-1.

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Sports

Highlanders enter new era
By Greg Farrar Nolan Hoover, Hazen High School senior quarterback, fades back and looks for a receiver August 20 during the Highlanders' first fall football practice of the 2014 campaign.

By Greg Farrar
Nolan Hoover, Hazen High School senior quarterback, fades back and looks for a receiver August 20 during the Highlanders’ first fall football practice of the 2014 campaign.

It’s not uncommon to hear speakers blaring with rap music and today’s latest hits when visiting a high-school football practice. Read more »

Schools

Schools welcome new principals in changing of the guard

Students and staff members will notice some new faces roaming the halls when the 2014-2015 school year kicks off in September.

Both Newcastle and Hazelwood elementary schools will welcome new principals, while Hazen High School welcomes back a familiar face to lead its students.

Newcastle Elementary School Principal Rich Mellish will take over for outgoing Principal Marla Newton, who secured a position in the Federal Way School District.

Judy Busch will come out of retirement to temporarily assume the Hazelwood principal spot left open by Principal Cindy Farnsworth, who is now at the Meadow Crest Early Learning Center. Read more »

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