Andy Nystrom

Always Greener Downtown marijuana retail store rolls into Redmond, now open

Redmond’s first marijuana retail shop, Always Greener Downtown, lit up its open sign on Feb. 2 at 15937 Redmond Way. Store manager Jenny Carbon said… Continue reading

King County detectives have suspect in custody in Marymoor assault case

King County Sheriff’s Office detectives revealed on Tuesday that a DNA hit has led to the identification of a male suspect in a violent assault… Continue reading

Redmond boys wrestling grabs 3A KingCo tourney title; Mustang girls win sub-regional

One step, one takedown at a time. Redmond High’s wrestlers are always prepared for what’s on tap, and coach Robert Kaneko said he can’t compliment… Continue reading

Redmond boys, girls roll into the 3A KingCo basketball playoffs

Redmond High’s basketball teams are 3A KingCo playoff bound this weekend and they shifted into high gear with wins over Interlake High to close out… Continue reading

Redmond squads to battle Bellevue in basketball playoffs

Andrea Dang and Meghan Egberg tallied 13 points each in Redmond’s 62-48 girls basketball victory over Juanita in a 3A KingCo playoff seeding game on… Continue reading

Large protests, including one in Seattle, target Trump’s immigration and refugee executive orders

Attorney General Bob Ferguson files lawsuit in federal court against Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and high-ranking Trump administration officials.

Redmond’s Graham notches state time in 100 fly

As Redmond’s Ivan Graham and Eastlake’s Brandon Yue took their spots poolside for the start of the 100-yard butterfly, some of their teammates inched closer… Continue reading

Redmond police officers arrest car prowler

An alert Redmond resident witnessed a 20-year-old male trying to open car doors at about 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Grass Lawn area and called… Continue reading

Marine unit rescues kayakers stranded on Sammamish River island

Redmond firefighters assisted the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) Marine Rescue Dive Unit in rescuing a pair of young males after one of their kayaks… Continue reading

Redmond area school boundary process begins; three new schools on tap for 2018-19

A Lake Washington School District (LWSD) committee is beginning the process of determining boundaries for three new Redmond area schools — two elementaries and one… Continue reading

DelBene discusses No Religious Registry Act and more with interfaith leaders

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene glanced around the table on Tuesday afternoon at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) and told the eight interfaith leaders that… Continue reading

Redmond police searching for suspect in fatal shooting at party

The Redmond Police Department (RPD) has analyzed video footage and conducted multiple witness interviews regarding the shooting death of a 20-year-old male at The Trails… Continue reading

Police chiefs meet with community members at Eastside Muslim Safety Forum

As Eastside police chiefs and others gathered at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on Tuesday night, something was missing. The sign at the… Continue reading

Overlake athletes thrilled to play at college level next season

Nine Overlake School students owned the room during a college-bound senior athletes reception on Jan. 5. Sitting at tables on the gym floor in front… Continue reading

UPDATE | Adult male dies from gunshot wound in Redmond

An adult male died from a gunshot wound early Sunday morning at a large New Year’s Eve party in Redmond. The incident took place at… Continue reading

Redmond High gymnasts are improving every step of the way

While Redmond High’s six gymnasts may not have strength in numbers, they’re powering through their schedule with grit, smiles and determination. “We’re having fun and… Continue reading

MAPS representative, elected officials speak out against hate at rally in Seattle

Emotions flowed as speakers let their powerful words ring out against hate Monday morning in a packed Fisher Pavilion auditorium at Seattle Center. Several hundred… Continue reading

Plenty of pins and wins for Redmond High wrestlers

Stay calm and focused and good things will happen. That’s what works for Redmond High senior wrestler Nick Kaneko, and it’s paid off big time… Continue reading

Standing strong in the face of hate | Editor’s Notebook

I became sick to my stomach when I heard that the sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) in Redmond was vandalized again… Continue reading

Mercer Island defeats Redmond, 52-44 | Girls Basketball

Redmond High’s girls lost their first 3A KingCo basketball game of the season, 52-44 to Mercer Island High, on Wednesday night. Mercer Island (3-0 league,… Continue reading