Police seek witnesses of March 5 incident

March 6, 2014

NEW — 4:25 p.m. March 6, 2014

Newcastle Police are looking for contact information for anyone who was fundraising door-to-door in the 12500 block of Southeast 70th on March 5, between 4:45-6:45 p.m.

They are not suspects in any crime, wrote Chief Melinda Irvine in a city e-alert, but they may be witnesses to an incident that occurred in the area.

If you live in that area and were contacted by anyone during the listed period, please contact Detective Christy Marsalisi at Christy.Marsalisi@kingcounty.gov or 206-263-9140.

Whenever you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood, do not hesitate to call 911 or the police non-emergency dispatch number, 206-296-3311, and have an officer respond to investigate. If possible, write down a license plate number if there is a vehicle and get a good description of those involved.  Read more

Renton Technical College student earns prestigious honor

March 6, 2014

NEW — 2:30 p.m. March 6, 2014

Nicklaus Madison

Nicklaus Madison

Nicklaus Madison, a student at Renton Technical College, has been named the state’s 2014 New Century Scholar.

Only 51 community college students from the United States, Canada and American Samoa have received this honor.  Madison and the other award recipients will split a total of $102,000 in scholarship funds. Read more