Renton to present proposed middle school boundaries at upcoming meeting

January 11, 2013

ContributedMap of proposed preliminary new boundaries for all district middle schools: The heavy black lines show current middle school boundaries; the blue area is the boundary for the new middle school; the pink area is the new boundary for McKnight Middle School; the yellow area is the new boundary for Dimmitt Middle School; and the green area is the new boundary for Nelsen Middle School.

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Map of proposed preliminary new boundaries for all district middle schools: The heavy black lines show current middle school boundaries; the blue area is the boundary for the new middle school; the pink area is the new boundary for McKnight Middle School; the yellow area is the new boundary for Dimmitt Middle School; and the green area is the new boundary for Nelsen Middle School.

UPDATED — 11:15 a.m. Jan. 14, 2013

The Renton School District will present proposed boundaries for the district’s new middle school at an upcoming community meeting.

The community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at McKnight Middle School, 1200 Edmonds Ave. N.E., Renton. Read more

Celebration launches book about late U.S. Rep. Jennifer Dunn

January 11, 2013

NEW — 11:50 a.m. Jan. 11, 2013

Leaders plan to gather in Newcastle on Sundayto honor the late Jennifer Dunn, a long-serving representative in Congress for Newcastle and other Eastside communities.

The occasion is the release of “A Woman First: The Impact of Jennifer Dunn” — a book about the trailblazing Republican’s career, life and legacy.

“Jennifer Dunn was a true trailblazer in Washington politics,” Secretary of State Sam Reed said in a statement. “Whether it was becoming Washington’s first female Republican Party chair or attaining a high leadership position in Congress, she reached impressive heights during her career.” Read more