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.

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.

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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Excited to lead Eastside news coverage

Corey Morris takes lead as regional editor of Eastside publications

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Strumming before running for Redmond Mustang

Redmond High junior runner William Hartman strums his guitar as some teammates follow him before a cross country meet on 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...

Life

Improving supply helps slow escalating home prices

A look at the regional real estate market.

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Moving Art Center hosts concert series at Downtown Park

There will be three performances for the next three Thursdays.

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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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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.