Hazen and Liberty 2009 Graduations

June 29, 2009

Swooping skateboards

June 5, 2009

Weston Horner, 17, of Newcastle, catches some air

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City continues fight for new ZIP code

June 5, 2009

City officials are once again waging an effort to have a ZIP code for the city. Since the city incorporated in 1994, the U.S. Postal Service has twice denied Newcastle its own ZIP code. Newcastle is assigned two ZIP codes that are assigned to Renton — 98056 and 98059.

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$5,000 approved for Coal Creek Parkway party

June 5, 2009

The City Council has unanimously approved spending up to $5,000 to celebrate the completion of Coal Creek Parkway.

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Chamber of Commerce hosts event to honor USO

June 5, 2009

Katherine Boles was working at a Denny’s restaurant as a teenager when an Army recruiter asked if she enjoyed her work. 

“I don’t want to do this. It sucks,” she told the recruiter. “I enlisted right away and it changed my life.” Read more

Issaquah School District’s budget is better than expected

June 5, 2009

Officials eye recalling most teachers 

Issaquah School District officials released a new budget May 20, which will likely enable them to rehire most of the 158 teachers given layoff notices at the beginning of the month. Read more

Issaquah School Board considers $193 million school levy

June 5, 2009

The Issaquah School District’s proposed 2010 levy package would supplement the district’s strapped budget with more than $193 million by 2014 if the school board members and voters approve it.

Superintendent Steve Rasmussen and administrative officials presented school board members with the proposed levy package May 13. Read more

Concerts in the Park series kicks off July 8

June 5, 2009

The Senate will be in session this summer at Newcastle.

The Seattle-based rock group will be among six bands performing at this year’s Concerts in the Park. Read more

City is expanding police bicycle patrol

June 5, 2009

Residents and downtown business owners should see something different in the coming weeks: several officers on bike patrol.

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Newcastle man named Sammamish police chief

June 5, 2009

Newcastle’s Nate Elledge was selected last month as police chief of Sammamish.

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