Andy Nystrom

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

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

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

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

Mercer Island beats Redmond in double-overtime thriller | Boys Basketball

Mercer Island’s Rainer McDonald drilled a 3-pointer in the waning seconds of double overtime to defeat Redmond, 71-68, on Tuesday night in a 3A KingCo… Continue reading

Mamon steps down as head coach of Redmond High softball squad; Mitchell takes the reins

After six successful seasons at the helm of the Redmond High softball team, Paris Mamon is stepping down to spend more time with his family.… Continue reading

We need to connect with each other, provide support | Editor’s Notebook

We need to talk to each other and gather peacefully to discuss what’s on our minds these days. It could be about the election or… Continue reading

Huge tree falls onto Northeast 124th Street in Redmond; no vehicles involved

A mammoth maple tree, approximately 60 feet tall, fell onto Northeast 124th Street near Woodinville-Redmond Road Northeast, covering both lanes, this morning. No vehicles were… Continue reading

Redmond High boys and girls are primed to battle 3A KingCo opponents | Prep Basketball Preview

And the prep basketball season tips into action. Redmond High’s boys team has an array of guys who can score and the Mustangs are brimming… Continue reading

Overlake nets first state girls soccer title in school history

Overlake coach Sally Goodspeed has been telling her players to embrace their success and enjoy the ride through the 1A state girls soccer tournament. The… Continue reading

Hundreds gather for Hill memorial in Redmond

Hundreds of people gathered at the St. Jude Parish church in Redmond last Friday afternoon for Sen. Andy Hill’s memorial funeral mass. The overflow crowd… Continue reading