Welcoming Week brings together community for education and conversation

Eastside cities are joining the regional Welcoming Week program to support their diverse communties.

Redmond’s Downtown Park is now open

The grand opening event included a ribbon cutting, community picnic, a performance by Lucia Neare’s Theatrical Wonders and more.

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Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue

Longtime Eastside resident Richard Eastern opened the two locations in August.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

County officials warn of more HIV transmissions among homeless drug users

A group of eight recently homeless and heterosexual injection-drug users in north King County were diagnosed with HIV by county… Continue reading

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.

Two new elementary schools open in Redmond

New schools provide space for 690 students each; eases overcrowding in LWSD.

Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland September 21 to 23.

Oktoberfest in Kirkland is the Seattle area’s largest authentic German Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland, Washington this weekend for three epic days of cold bier (beer), hot sausages and plenty of… Continue reading

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Making connections, winning volleyball matches

Overlake girls responding well to challenges.

Redmond company fined more than $350,000 for visa violations

People Tech Group Inc. was ordered to pay H-1B visa employees nearly $310,000 in wages and an additional $45,000 in fines.

Redmond unleashes some ‘firepower’ on the volleyball court

Mustangs are led by hitters Holmen and Ferch.

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Crisis Connections is joining with community partners to help others learn about resources that can help during times of crisis.

In spite of rising rates of suicide, what can you do to help?

According to the Center for Disease Control’s monthly report Vital Signs, suicide rates rose by 25.4% in the US from Continue reading...

Opinion

Their I-940 made the ballot, but not the version they prefer | Editorial

A much-divided state Supreme Court blew up an unusual compromise when it concluded that Initiative 940, which would rewrite Washington Continue reading...

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Why do we ignore the Sammamish River Trail? | Letter

Why do we ignore the Sammamish River Trail? The Sammamish River is a natural focal point of Redmond. King County Continue reading...

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Marketplace
Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland September 21 to 23.

Oktoberfest in Kirkland is the Seattle area’s largest authentic German Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest returns to Kirkland, Washington this weekend for three epic days of Continue reading...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Crisis Connections is joining with community partners to help others learn about resources that can help during times of crisis.

In spite of rising rates of suicide, what can you do to help?

According to the Center for Disease Control’s monthly report Vital Signs, suicide Continue reading...

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Business

Redmond company fined more than $350,000 for visa violations

People Tech Group Inc. was ordered to pay H-1B visa employees nearly $310,000 in wages and an additional $45,000 in fines.

 

Lash Lounge now open in Redmond, Bellevue

Longtime Eastside resident Richard Eastern opened the two locations in August.