Plant a tree, make a difference on Green Redmond Day

Help plant trees on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kindering raises more than $330,000 at annual luncheon

Kindering CEO retires after 40 years at the helm.

‘Technologist and philanthropist’ Paul Allen dies at 65

The Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner died from cancer on Monday.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

A Redmond police officer high fives Horace Mann Elementary students on International Walk to school Day on Oct. 10. Thousands of schools across the country, including 10 Redmond schools, participated in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day. Redmond students helped reduce neighborhood traffic congestion and local air pollution by walking, biking, carpooling or riding the school bus. International Walk to School Day is facilitated as a part of Redmond’s SchoolPool program. The program works with schools to provide education on safety topics and events like Walk and Bike to School Days to encourage healthy behaviors for students and also rewards local students and schools for reducing the number of drive-alone trips to school. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond schools participate in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day

On Oct. 10, thousands of schools across the country, including 10 Redmond schools, participated in the 22nd Annual Walk to… Continue reading

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State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

The Deadly Truth About Isolation and how You can Stay Connected

New technology campaign helps keep people connected

Suspect arrested for DUI, nearly four times legal limit | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 24 through 26, courtesy of the RPD blog.

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Aerotek, TEKsystems hold charity golf tournament

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Police recovered this stolen saw, among other expensive tools, when they arrested the suspected tool thief. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Redmond’s Pro-Act team nabs tool thief in latest bust

The Redmond Police Department’s Pro-Act unit has been conducting crime investigations for 13 years.

Building community at Crossroads Bellevue

From spa treatments supporting cancer research to Halloween fun for kids, find it at the Crossroads!

Opinion

Offer your input at city council budget hearing on Oct. 16 / Letters

With all the local government spending to end homelessness, why is there still so much homelessness? Maybe there really is… Continue reading

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Kavanaugh should be rejected / Letters

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just a moment, let us set aside the allegations… Continue reading

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Building community at Crossroads Bellevue

From spa treatments supporting cancer research to Halloween fun for kids, find it at the Crossroads!

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

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The Deadly Truth About Isolation and how You can Stay Connected

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Global luxury real estate brand takes Mercer Island by storm

Gottesman Chapin brokerage lends solid track record to Engel & Volkers