Kailan Manandic

Candidates file for November 2019 election

Locals will vote on a variety of local and county positions.

 

Woodblock owners open spiritual successor to Frankie’s Pizza in downtown Redmond

Spark Pizza aims to preserve the community-based restaurant hub as development floods the Eastside.

 

Kristina Hudson currently serves as OneRedmond’s Executive Director, the position replacing a former CEO. Kristina Hudson / courtesy photo

OneRedmond solidifies executive director, replacing CEO position

Kristina Hudson, former vice president of business expansion, will now lead the nonprofit.

 

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration

Eastside rental market could balance out with the region

Eastside rent medians increased by 2.8 in the past year, a decrease in growth from previous years.

The data visualized here was compiled from Apartment List’s monthly rent reports. See an interactive chart below. Kailan Manandic / data illustration
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Legislators budgeted more than $900 million for the Eastside

State budgets allocated about $12 million to Redmond projects, excluding highway improvements.

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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.

Eastside’s first permanent shelter breaks ground

The shelter will serve single women and families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

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                                Officials break ground outside Salt House Church for the Eastside’s first permanent women and family shelter. Workers hope to complete construction in 2020.

Phillips to step down as CEO of OneRedmond

He came to Redmond from Vancouver, Washington with more than 20 years of experience in economic development.

EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

EvergreenHealth seeks support in upcoming ballot measure

The health system is asking for local voters to approve a bond measure of $345 million over 20 years.

EvergreenHealth seeks to secure funding through a voter-approved bond measure that would pay for critical upgrades at the Kirkland medical center. The Family Maternity Center was last renovated in 1996 and officials hope to modernize the space for new families. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

WSDOT hopes ‘Viadoom’ habits continue

The department credits commuters with adapting to the closure and mitigating impacts.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic
More than 1000 people attended the second annual Women in Cloud Summit which featured Sen. Patty Kuderer among numerous other women leaders. Courtesy of Vincent Konkel/Women in Cloud

Women in Cloud celebrates second summit in Redmond

The Women in Cloud initiative hosted Sen. Patty Kuderer at it’s second annual summit on Jan. 26.

More than 1000 people attended the second annual Women in Cloud Summit which featured Sen. Patty Kuderer among numerous other women leaders. Courtesy of Vincent Konkel/Women in Cloud
Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald

Week one of ‘Viadoom’ is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald
Macy’s is currently advertising a 40 percent clearance sale on their storefront in the Redmond Town Center. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Macy’s confirms Redmond closure after clearance sale

The town center location will let its lease expire after a clearance sale set to run mid-January through March.

Macy’s is currently advertising a 40 percent clearance sale on their storefront in the Redmond Town Center. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visits with Redmond Rotary member Hans Gundersen after the Nov. 15 meeting. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visits with Redmond Rotary member Hans Gundersen after the Nov. 15 meeting. Katie Metzger/staff photo
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UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

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The two suspects wore dark masks to conceal their faces. Redmond police are still investigating this crime. Photos courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Redmond police investigate armed robbery at local Jack in the Box

The two masked suspects came in wielding guns and made off with $180.

The two suspects wore dark masks to conceal their faces. Redmond police are still investigating this crime. Photos courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

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.

Firefighters extinguish the garage fire in Redmond. The fire would have spread much more without the home’s sprinkler system. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Firefighters quell Redmond house fire

Firefighters from Redmond, Kirkland and Woodinville extinguished the fire with help from sprinklers.

Firefighters extinguish the garage fire in Redmond. The fire would have spread much more without the home’s sprinkler system. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond
Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments spoke on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
Vader served the Redmond Police Department for more than seven years and enjoyed a four-year retirement as the Hovenden family pet. Photos courtesy of RPD

Former Redmond police K-9 Vader, dies at 13

Vader served the department for more than 7 years and spent his retirement as a full-time family pet.

Vader served the Redmond Police Department for more than seven years and enjoyed a four-year retirement as the Hovenden family pet. Photos courtesy of RPD