City Hall prepares for snow
Contributed Newcastle's snow-and-ice priority map determines which roads get plowed first, numbered in priorities from one to four, with priority one streets representing major arterials.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Cornerstone Studio's 'The Nutcracker' is its biggest ever
By Christina Corrales-Toy Cornerstone Studio students use the mirror to watch their movements as they rehearse for the dance school's production of "The Nutcracker."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
John Drescher wins City Council race
John Drescher celebrated Election Day with friends and family who were packed to the rim in The Wooly Toad at The Golf Club at Newcastle.
Notes from Newcastle: A bittersweet decadence farewell
It involved Sandra Wixon and the Sweet Decadence team. I dreamed that the "living room" of Newcastle was set to close.
And the Diamond Award goes toa
As Newcastle City Councilman John Dulcich approached the podium to present the first Diamond Award of the evening Nov. 13, the audience was quiet.
Donate to toy drives
Bartell Drugs is collecting holiday gifts for children in need during the 10th annual Salvation Army Toy 'N' Joy drive.
Public safety, additional staff highlight 2014 budget
The Newcastle City Council wrapped up its 2014 budget deliberations in early December, finishing a process that began with a July retreat, and ends with a sizable projected surplus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Library celebrates first anniversary
Newcastle residents waited years for their own library, enduring setback after setback, so when it finally opened its doors Dec. 8, 2012, the community turned out in droves.
Test your Newcastle history knowledge - Part 4
In 2012, Mayor Rich Crispo compiled a list of 120 questions that highlighted the history of Newcastle.
City investigates mysterious oil spill in highlands neighborhood
BA mysterious spill caused a light coating of gasoline or oil to cover streets in the Newcastle Highlands neighborhood Nov. 12. Newcastle Public Works Department crews enacted spill response procedures, which included containment of the material, prevention from entering storm drains and cleanup.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Reminder: Renton will unveil new school designs Dec. 5
Contributed by Renton School District The public is invited to view the latest artist rendering of the middle school in Newcastle at a 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 public meeting.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Newcastle fire displaces four
A residential fire in Newcastle caused about $80,000 worth of damage and displaced four people in the early morning hours of Nov. 28. The Bellevue Fire Department arrived in less than four minutes to find fire extending from the outside of the single family residence in the 7000 block of 123 Avenue Southeast into the attic.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Renton to unveil new middle school designs Dec. 5
Contributed by the Renton School District The public is invited to view the latest artist renderings of the middle school in Newcastle at a Dec. 5 public meeting.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Sweet Decadence will relocate to The Landing in Renton
"Moving to The Landing makes sense for the business," she said in a statement. "The Landing offers a location that's located just off I-405.