Bellevue to discuss Coal Creek Parkway bridge project at upcoming council meeting

January 10, 2013

NEW — 6:00 p.m. Jan. 10, 2013

Representatives from the city of Bellevue will present information about the construction of a new bridge that will replace an aging culvert under Coal Creek Parkway at the Jan. 15 Newcastle City Council meeting.

The culvert is located between Southeast 60th Street and Forest Drive Southeast. The project will protect the roadway, improve public safety, provide a new pedestrian walkway and improve fish passage.

Construction is set to begin April 2013 and will require long-term lane closures on the road in 2013 and 2014. Read more

Issaquah and Renton school districts seek new superintendents

January 10, 2013

NEW — 11:05 a.m. Jan. 10, 2013

Both of the school districts that serve Newcastle are seeking new district leaders after Issaquah Superintendent Steve Rasmussen announced plans to retire at the end of the school year.

In a statement announcing his retirement, Rasmussen said he was proud of the district’s work in his six years at the helm and is excited for the school district’s future. Read more