Mayor, County Council recognize National Police Week

May 12, 2014

NEW — 4:25 p.m. May 12, 2014

Rich Herzog

Rich Herzog

The Metropolitan King County Council and Newcastle Mayor Steve Buri today joined municipalities across the country in recognition of National Police Week, which occurs May 12–18.

National Police Week recognizes the men and women who have fallen in the line of duty, a sacrifice the city of Newcastle understands firsthand.

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Richard Herzog gave his life in service to the community while protecting the citizens of Newcastle during the apprehension of a suspect in 2002.  Herzog had worked in Newcastle for several years and knew many of the residents and businesses. Read more

Patriot Way becomes a reality

September 6, 2013

NEW — 4:05 p.m. Sept. 6, 2013

By Greg Farrar The road toward Liberty High School is officially known as Patriot Way Southeast, after the signs were installed Sept. 6.

By Greg Farrar
The road toward Liberty High School is officially known as Patriot Way Southeast, after the signs were installed Sept. 6.

The long road toward Liberty High School officially bears a rather appropriate name, after new Patriot Way Southeast signs were installed Sept. 6. Read more