LocalPublic invited to hear zoning-change proposals
NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 28, 2015
Residents are invited to a public hearing about potential zoning changes in several areas, including Croston Lane and what is known as the Emrick Property off Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast.
The hearing will be at 6:30 p.m. March 5, in the City Council chambers, 135 E. Sunset Way.
The rezoning proposal, part of updating the comprehensive plan, includes 31 city-owned properties.
SportsLiberty’s Conner Small comes up big with state wrestling crown
Conner Small didn’t achieve the dream of a lifetime on his own. The Liberty High School senior wrestler spent countless hours working toward a state championship with his father Bill.
The process was a long and sometimes painful one — Small finished fifth as a sophomore and third as a junior — but it was ultimately rewarding as he captured the Class 2A state crown at 170 pounds to close the Mat Classic XXVII, Feb. 20-21 at the Tacoma Dome.
SchoolsThe Beat — Healthy food regulations need work
School cafeterias have never been renowned for their gourmet cuisine. Students especially, however, are criticizing the new regulations regarding school nutrition.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 aimed to create a healthier menu in school cafeterias across the nation to increase student health. That includes limiting the maximum calories of a dish, increasing available fruits and vegetables, limiting sodium and fat, and mandating that the first ingredient of any food offered be a meat, vegetable, fruit or whole grain.