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Newcastle News

P.O. Box 1328

Issaquah, WA 98027



Newcastle News was founded in 1999 at the suggestion of two city council members who realized the need for their city to have a newspaper. It is now the city's primary communication link, designed to reflect the freshness and pride of a growing suburban city.

The News serves the City of Newcastle, Washington (pop. 8,890, incorporated in 1994) This small King County city of only 4.4 square miles is attractive to families who appreciate the location between Bellevue and Renton along the I-405 corridor on the east side of Lake Washington at the foot of Cougar Mountain.

The News is a free distribution tabloid format, mailed to nearly 5,000 homes in and near Newcastle in zip codes 98056 and 98059. Copies are also available on local newsstands.

News coverage by professional journalists includes city government, growth and development, schools, recreation, achievements, community events including Newcastle Days in September, opinion and features.

Newcastle News is published by Issaquah Press, Inc. and shares offices with its sister publications, The Issaquah Press (founded 1900) and Sammamish Review (founded 1992). Issaquah Press, Inc. is an affiliate of Seattle Times Company.