The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a video of the situation as seen through their traffic cameras. Screenshot courtesy of the WSDOT Twitter account

UPDATE: Man peacefully in custody after 520 bridge standoff

Police closed all lanes on the floating bridge after finding an uncooperative driver had a shot gun.

Kirkland firefighters and Puget Sound Energy staff examine the aftermath of a four-hour fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Village and “annihilated” Decks and Spas. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Locals rally around business incinerated by Rose Hill fire

A GoFundMe campaign for Kirkland’s Decks and Spas, formerly of Redmond, has raised $11,995 to rebuild the business.

Redmond Historical Society marks milestones amid many changes

Group celebrates 15 years of walking tours, which give glimpses into community’s colorful past.

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.

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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Prison reform needed | Letter

I want freedom for criminalized people of color in private prisons. Washington is one of the few states that has Continue reading...

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Redmond High welcomes Himbago aboard cross country squad

Ethiopia native is tearing up local courses.

Why was Downtown Park so costly? | Letter

The opening of the Downtown Park this past weekend adds a new dimension to open space throughout downtown: from historic 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 rates rose by 25.4% in the US from Continue reading...

Opinion

Prison reform needed | Letter

I want freedom for criminalized people of color in private prisons. Washington is one of the few states that has… Continue reading

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Why was Downtown Park so costly? | Letter

The opening of the Downtown Park this past weekend adds a new dimension to open space throughout downtown: from historic… 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.