Public hearing on update to city’s parks, trails plan tonight

March 19, 2013

NEW — 1:10 p.m. March 19, 2013

The Newcastle City Council will hold a public hearing tonight as the city finalizes the process of updating its parks, trails and recreation chapter of the Comprehensive Plan.

The plan serves as the city’s guideline to develop parks, trails, and recreational programs and facilities.

The hearing will take place at the March 19 council meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers in City Hall.

The complete agenda for tonight’s meeting can be found on the city’s website here.

City Hall’s address is 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056.

March is music month

March 19, 2013

NEW — 10:45 a.m. March 19, 2013

By Christina Corrales-Toy Members of the Hazen High School jazz band perform during a March 13 practice.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Members of the Hazen High School jazz band perform during a March 13 practice.

The Friends of Renton Schools are on a mission to raise $50,000 for Renton School District music programs in the month of March. The goal is to strengthen music programs in the district and make those programs accessible to as many students as possible. Read more