‘Defense Ninjas’ instructor Fauzia Lala and COO Kate Warady demonstrate how to break a wrist grab in a workout room at Redmond’s DaVinci Academy on Jan. 15. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Women become ninjas in local self defense classes

Instructor Fauzia Lala aims to empower, educate women to protect themselves.

Macy’s is currently advertising a 40 percent clearance sale on their storefront in the Redmond Town Center. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Macy’s confirms Redmond closure after clearance sale

The town center location will let its lease expire after a clearance sale set to run mid-January through March.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

About $225 million will subsidize middle income housing in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish

Authorities outside of the Klahanie home on Tuesday. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Three found dead in Klahanie home in Sammamish

Investigation is ongoing.

48th district senator proposes statewide plastic straw ban

Patty Kuderer said her bill is a first step to address plastic pollution.

40 laptops stolen from Willows Prep in Redmond

Bolt cutters and Victoria’s Secret bag recovered from scene.

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

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

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LWSD budget earns meritorious budget award for second year

Award reflects district’s strategic goal of being fiscally responsible.

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LWSD earns place on advanced placement district honor roll

More students are taking and succeeding in AP courses.

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Life

LWSD kindergarten registration begins Feb. 7

Parents can register their students at their neighborhood schools.

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Bear Creek academic and college planning night set for Jan. 17

The event will feature a college application review panel with representatives from three colleges.

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Opinion

Male-only no more: The next House Speaker will be a woman

The Frank Chopp era will end soon. Everett’s Robinson is among a crowd of women who may seek the job.

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Northwest
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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

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AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

 

Marketplace

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

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A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Community comes to Crossroads this winter

Enjoy entertainment, family nights and more

 

Business

Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market in 2019

A look at what’s the real estate market in the coming year.

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