February 26, 2011
NEW — Noon Feb. 26, 2011
A woman reported that her 2000 Subaru Outback had been broken into at Lake Boren Park, 13000 S.E. 84th St., between 4:20 and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7. She reported that she had been walking her dog in the park, and she returned to find the front passenger side window smashed and her purse taken. She reported that the purse and its contents to be worth $4,000.
February 25, 2011
NEW — 11:20 a.m. Feb. 25, 2011
The Driftwood Players in Edmonds will produce Newcastle-based writer Elena Hartwell’s original play, “A Strange Disappearance of Bees,” this weekend. Shows start at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St. in Edmonds. Tickets are $12.
February 24, 2011
NEW — 12:50 p.m. Feb. 24, 2011
Temperatures should plummet into the teens Thursday night, raising the threat of freezing conditions on roads in Newcastle and surrounding areas.
In the city, crews are working in 12-hour shifts to keep roads clear, said Steve Roberge, interim public works director. Crews have focused on the city’s priority routes, clearing side streets as conditions allow.
He said the priority routes are clear as of Thursday afternoon.
February 22, 2011
UPDATED — 8:20 a.m. Feb. 22, 2011
Snow is on the way.
National Weather Service forecasters in Seattle issued a winter storm warning for Western Washington through 10 a.m. Thursday.
Meteorologists predicted 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation in Newcastle during the daytime Wednesday. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent. The temperature is expected to reach 35 degrees.
The mercury is expected to drop to 28 degrees Wednesday night. Meteorologists predicted another 1 to 3 inches could accumulate overnight Wednesday in Newcastle and the surrounding area.
February 22, 2011
NEW — 10:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2011
During the summer, many children who receive free or reduced meals from their schools do not have a stable source of food. The state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Child Nutrition Services office is accepting applications for sponsors of the 2011 Summer Feeding Programs for children.
Eligible sponsors are those who operate a non-profit meal program during the summer break to children age 18 or younger. Qualified sponsors will be reimbursed for eligible meals served.