Hazen grad completes Air Force basic training

December 9, 2008

Hazen grad completes Air Force basic training

Nold

Nold

Air Force Airman Anthony J. Nold has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, Nold studied the Read more

Prince of the Patriots

December 9, 2008

Kevin McCarthy (left), a Liberty High School football team manager, watches play from the sidelines for opportunities to provide players with water. Breanne Faehnrich and McCarthy (right), selected as             homecoming royalty for the Liberty junior class, hit the dance floor

Liberty High School juniors honor popular student at homecoming

Kevin McCarthy is a prince of a young man. 

In late October, his Liberty High School classmates elected him homecoming royalty for Read more

Hazen students learn valuable hands-on civics lessons

December 9, 2008

Hazen High School seniors Carli Sowder (left) and Abbey Capistran assist a voter with a provisional ballot at Hazelwood Elementary School on Election Day. Photo contributed

Hazen High School seniors Carli Sowder (left) and Abbey Capistran assist a voter with a provisional ballot at Hazelwood Elementary School on Election Day. Photo contributed

 

More than 140 Hazen High School students contributed to the democratic process while working at polling sites Election Day throughout Newcastle, Renton and south King County. 

As part of the county’s Youth with Read more

Editorial

December 9, 2008

City communications are better than ever

Earlier this year, the Newcastle City Council took its show on the road to Hazelwood and Newcastle elementary schools. The council and city staff wanted

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Letters to the editor

December 9, 2008

City should preserve trails system, buy more park land

By the time you read this, the Newcastle budget may be decided. But the issues remain, and 2009 is an election year for the City Council.

Continuing citizen involvement may help us avoid the Read more

Rotary clubs honor top students

December 9, 2008

The Renton and Issaquah Rotary clubs recently honored the following pupils as their students of the month.

Melissa Hughes, a senior at Hazen High School, was Read more

Feds bust identity theft ring

December 9, 2008

Ringleader used Newcastle p.o. box for fraud

A Renton man using a Newcastle address was the ringleader behind an identity theft ring that sold computers bought with credit cards stolen from gym locker rooms in Washington, Oregon, Colorado and Georgia, federal prosecutors said in charging documents. 

Gabriel Jang, 36, along with an Read more

Council approves city budget

December 9, 2008

The City Council has approved a $38.4 million budget operating and capital for 2009. Proponents said the budget was fiscally prudent; opponents said the budget

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Liberty grad Tim Lincecum wins Cy Young pitching award

December 9, 2008

 

Tim Lincecum holds his San Francisco Giants baseball card at a recent autograph session at DJ’s Sportscards shop in Renton. By Jim Feehan

Tim Lincecum holds his San Francisco Giants baseball card at a recent autograph session at DJ’s Sportscards shop in Renton. By Jim Feehan

Tim Lincecum, a 2003 Liberty High School graduate, was named the National League Cy Young award winner Nov. 11. 

In his first full major league season with the San Francisco Giants, Lincecum, 24, went 18-5 with an earned-run average of 2.62 and a major-league leading 265 strikeouts in 227 innings.

Lincecum handily won Read more

Maxwell edges Litzow in 41st District House race

December 9, 2008

Jarrett wins Senate race

 

The Obama tsunami swept over Newcastle, the eastern shores of Lake Washington and Read more

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