Top three candidates to interview for Renton superintendent position

March 21, 2013

NEW — 4:05 p.m. March 21, 2013

There are only three candidates left in the Renton School District’s search for a new superintendent.

Merri Rieger, Crystalee Sweeting and Flip Herndon emerged as the top three candidates to succeed Mary Alice Heuschel.

Rieger is currently the chief student achievement officer with the Kent School District; Sweeting is an assistant superintendent with the Puyallup School District; and Herndon is the superintendent of the Bremerton School District. Read more

Newcastle Fruit and Produce stand preps for opening

March 21, 2013

NEW — 2:40 p.m. March 21, 2013

File A customer looks over the offerings at the Newcastle Fruit and Produce stand in a 2009 photo.

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A customer looks over the offerings at the Newcastle Fruit and Produce stand in a 2009 photo.

It’s officially spring in Newcastle.

No, not because the calendar says March 20 is the first day of spring, but because that familiar red-and-white tent was pitched on the corner of Newcastle Way. Read more