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                                Dianne and Dick Haelsig were honored as donors at the LWTech’s Bright Futures Benefit Breakfast on Oct. 29.

LWTech raises more than $250,000 at annual benefit breakfast

The fundraising event supports students with scholarships, program support and emergency funds.

 

City of Redmond and LWSD hold annual joint meeting

School board and council touch on comprehensive planning, transportation, and workforce housing/family housing/affordability.

 

Queen Latifah headlines Hopelink’s Reaching Out luncheon Oct. 21. From left: Queen Latifah, luncheon chairs Lynne Varner and Paul Hollie, and Hopelink CEO Lauren Thomas. Madison Miller/staff photo

Queen Latifah headlines Hopelink’s annual fundraiser

Hopelink raised about $1.15 million at the annual fundraiser.

 

Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Brown retires from Sound Publishing

He has worked at Sound Publishing for almost 20 years in various positions.

Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Coming down to the wire: Student MMR vaccine deadline approaches

Students have limited time to show compliance with new MMR vaccination law before being barred from school.

From left, Reva Galande, Mihir Limaye, Amol Rane, and Ahana Ranade prepare for the fancy dress competition part of Deepmala. Photo courtesy of Yash Limaye

New Diwali celebration for kids comes to the Eastside

Deepmala will be Oct. 20 at Eastside Bahá’í Center.

From left, Reva Galande, Mihir Limaye, Amol Rane, and Ahana Ranade prepare for the fancy dress competition part of Deepmala. Photo courtesy of Yash Limaye
Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike. Madison Miller/staff photo

Eastside residents protest climate change

Organized by local high school students, a climate strike was held at Houghton Beach Park.

Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike. Madison Miller/staff photo
Grace Mitchell was a second grader at Rosa Parks Elementary last year. She moved back to her home state of Texas after being bullied by two classmates. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell family

Student leaves state after bullying at Rosa Parks Elementary

School districts continue to improve anti-bullying curriculum and practices.

Grace Mitchell was a second grader at Rosa Parks Elementary last year. She moved back to her home state of Texas after being bullied by two classmates. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell family
Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Aug. 12. Madison Miller/staff photo

LWSD seeks mediation for LWESP negotiations

LWSD and LWESP have not reached a tentative agreement.

Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Aug. 12. Madison Miller/staff photo
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                                The new Timberline Middle School opened its doors to students Sept. 3.

School year starts with opening of new Timberline Middle on Redmond Ridge

The new school can house up to 900 students.

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                                The new Timberline Middle School opened its doors to students Sept. 3.

New MMR immunization requirements before school starts

All K-12 students need to have received the MMR vaccine before first day of school.

Anya Lukka will be participating in the Acton Children’s Business Fair Aug. 31 in Crossroads Bellevue. Courtesy photo

Redmond youth participates in business fair for charity

Anya Lukka gives back to the community through her art.

Anya Lukka will be participating in the Acton Children’s Business Fair Aug. 31 in Crossroads Bellevue. Courtesy photo
Photo courtesy of Jeff Barryman 
                                Sugartime Trio will be performing at a private home in Redmond this Saturday. From left: Kim Maguire, Caitlin Frances and Meg McLynn.

Sugartime Trio to perform at Redmond house party

Sugartime Trio is a dynamic pop/jazz three-part harmony group.

Photo courtesy of Jeff Barryman 
                                Sugartime Trio will be performing at a private home in Redmond this Saturday. From left: Kim Maguire, Caitlin Frances and Meg McLynn.
Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday. Madison Miller/staff photo

LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year

LWSD and LWESP are bargaining for a new three-year contract.

Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday. Madison Miller/staff photo

Birney and Fields likely to advance to mayoral general election

Carson and Jimenez are also likely to advance to the general election.

Bliesner and Wilkins likely to advance to general election

As of Tuesday evening 26,692 ballots were returned out of 114,894 registered voters for the school board race.

APex July meeting at SoulFood CoffeeHouse. Photo courtesy of Marko Coady

APex serves as safe haven for Redmond-area artists

APex is a place for inspiration, collaboration and community building for local artists.

APex July meeting at SoulFood CoffeeHouse. Photo courtesy of Marko Coady

Lake Washington PTSA receives National PTA grant

The grant was used to organize two parent focus groups to learn more of what’s on parents’ minds.

Siri Bliesner, Susan Wilkins and John Towers compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position. Courtesy photos

Three candidates aim to fill an open seat on the Lake Washington School Board

Siri Bliesner, John Towers and Susan Wilkins compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position.

Siri Bliesner, Susan Wilkins and John Towers compete for Lake Washington School District Director District 5 position. Courtesy photos
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                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.

Eastside mom gets Narcan in Washington schools

Corina Pfeil has spent the past three years to make Narcan accessible to students who overdose at school.

Photo courtesy of Governor Tom Wolf (flickr) 
                                Corina Pfeil, a Kenmore parent, has spent the past three years to get the law changed to allow naloxone (better known as Narcan or Evzio) in Washington high schools to help prevent on-campus opioid overdose.