Hot Liberty, Hazen collide in early non-league action

April 10, 2008

Liberty and Hazen high schools are off to fast starts, leading their respective leagues going into April.

Hazen was undefeated in Seamount League play in March, going 4-0. Liberty handed Hazen its only loss in March when the Patriots shutout the Highlanders 7-0 in the nonleague season opener for both teams. Liberty lost to Skyline 1-0 March 31, but remains in first place in the KingCo League with a 4-1 record and 5-2 overall. Read more

Parkway project moving along on schedule

April 10, 2008

The Coal Creek Parkway road construction project completed its first winter without any major delays or costly overruns. The project is about one-third of the way toward completion.

In mid-February, workers installed girders for a new bridge section over May Creek. Last month, crews blasted rocks and continued hauling away material from an excavation of the east side of Coal Creek Parkway north of Southeast 89th Place. Read more

Renton school bond measure fails

April 10, 2008

The Renton School Board voted unanimously at its March 26 meeting to rerun the $150 million construction bond measure – which lost by 78 votes – on the May 20 ballot.

A $111.5 million four-year replacement maintenance and operations levy and a $33 six-year technology levy both passed by comfortable margins.

Mary Alice Heuschel, superintendent of the Renton School District, urged the board to put the measure on the May ballot. Read more

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