Local schools celebrate 2014 graduates

June 6, 2014

By Greg Farrar Liberty High School seniors cheer during last year's graduation ceremony at Safeco Field.

By Greg Farrar
Liberty High School seniors cheer during last year’s graduation ceremony at Safeco Field.

As another school year comes to a close, local public high schools are getting set to celebrate the class of 2014 with annual commencement ceremonies. Read more

Calendar

June 6, 2014

Events

Newcastle Chamber of Commerce monthly lunch: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 11, Tapatio Mexican Grill, 6920 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., guest speaker is Issaquah Press Inc. General Manager Joe Heslet, $20/members, $25/nonmembers, register at newcastle-chamber.org

Chamber Networking Breakfast, speaker Theresa Callahan, talent management consultant, 7:15-8:30 a.m. June 25, Regency Newcastle, 7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, free, register at newcastle-chamber.org Read more

Safe, but not secure

June 6, 2014

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My sisters and I are a cautious lot. My mother was a careful, self-reliant German Midwesterner, and my father — German as well — was an insurance adjustor, cleaning up after accidents, tornadoes and fires. We heard all of the horrific possibilities that life could serve up while we were at the dinner table. Read more