With some community feedback, the City gathered they will prioritize work to make accessible three more tennis courts, three picnic areas/shelters five more playgrounds, and six ballfields, along with additional improvements to overall access. Photo courtesy of Experience Redmond

Redmond’s park and trails working to be more accessible for all

The city develops an ADA transition plan.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Lake Washington school bus drivers host toy drive for Hopelink

The donations will be used to stock Hopelink’s Redmond center holiday toy and gift room.

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Redmond woman tied to ‘sham’ charity scheme

The defendants gained more than $1 million and gave very little to those they claimed to be helping.

Council’s redevelopment plans jeopardize businesses in southeast Redmond

Redevelopment is part of the city’s comprehensive plan for urbanization and to accommodate the East Link Light Rail by 2024.

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Police ask public for footage from Redmond Lights attack on officers

The attack occurred just before 5 p.m. on Dec. 1 in the 7800 block of Leary Way.

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Does your work hurt?

Best practices help prevent workplace injury

Redmond athletes are ready for college rowing scene

Epp, Kirchoff compete for Sammamish Rowing Association.

New Redmond Ridge school to be named Timberline Middle School

Student voices considered in determining new school name.

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LWSD to place capital projects levy on April 23 ballot

Levy will address immediate capacity needs and district-wide safety measures.

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What I eat in a day: Eating nutritiously on a busy schedule

Some tips on how to eat healthier on a daily basis.

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News
Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson will also serve as the interim public works director, until a new director is hired. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Redmond police chief Wilson named interim public works director

Chief Kristi Wilson will serve as chief of police and the new interim public works director.

 

Sports

Redmond-area basketball squads hit the hardwood

Previews for 2018-19 season.

 

Redmond seniors give thanks at football banquet

Redmond High’s football team recently held its banquet to end the season and the seniors gave speeches, thanking their coaches Continue reading...

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Opinion

Five stars, best books and a commitment to intellectual freedom

KCLS was named a Five Star Library, which recognizes the services it provides to the community.

 

Eastside Audubon’s dangerous position on salmon and orca | Guest editorial

Sometimes the best intentions do the greatest environmental damage.

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Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

 

Marketplace

Crossroads celebrates the giving season with community

Bellevue center launches month of special events and opportunities to give back

 

Productive meetings start with nutritious snacks and room to move!

Boost employee wellness and productivity with a few simple steps

 

Not everyone feels celebratory at the holidays. Remember, it’s okay to take some time and space for yourself, or to ask for help.

Are the Holidays too Much? Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

Leaves are changing colors, pumpkin spice is in the air and little Continue reading...

 

Are you ready to take your teaching to the next level?

Innovative approach to early childhood education attracts great teachers

 

Business
The Microsoft sign outside of the company’s main campus in Redmond. Photo courtesy of David Ryder/Bloomberg

Microsoft competes with Apple, Amazon in stock market

Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company based on market capitalization last week.

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