Tesla STEM students partnered with NAMI Eastside to plan the 2019 Youth Mental Health Conference. Courtesy photo

Tesla STEM students partner with NAMI Eastside for mental health conference

NAMI Eastside Youth Mental Health Conference will held May 4.

Seen at the Day Out for Autism event was the Wang family. The Wang family walked for Yikuan Li (green jacket), 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Day Out for Autism comes to Redmond for the first time

Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy hosts 6th annual event.

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The conversation around race on the Eastside continues.

Sophia Gonzalez of ICS was the 151st Coca Cola Scholar at this year’s Scholar’s Banquet in Atlanta, GA. Courtesy photo

Two LWSD students receive $20,000 Coca Cola scholarships

Sarah Raza (RHS) and Sophia Gonzalez (ICS) were selected for their community service work.

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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.

Eastside’s first permanent shelter breaks ground

The shelter will serve single women and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

St. Jude Parish members assembled Need Kits with hygiene products at the annual Service Day on March 30. Need Kits were also assembled by elders of 10 assisted living communities. The elderly also donated motivational art cards to put inside each kit. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations that help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

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King County forests are facing new challenges

Hot, dry summers are stressing native tree species in Western Washington.

 

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Vital volunteer-run programs serve the Eastside’s most vulnerable

Dine, dance and enjoy an Evening in the Tropics March 16 in support of four local programs

 

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Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Business

Phillips to step down as CEO of OneRedmond

He came to Redmond from Vancouver, Washington with more than 20 years of experience in economic development.