Mary Stevens Decker

Teaching safe driving habits for teens: RHS one of 23 state high schools part of nation-wide Teen Safe Driver contest

Redmond High School (RHS) is among 23 Washington high schools participating in the Teen Safe Driver Program sponsored by American Family Insurance.High schools throughout the… Continue reading

McCormick reflects back on her time on Redmond City Council

After Dec. 15, Tuesdays just won't be the same for Redmond City Council President Nancy McCormick. That night marks the last council meeting for 2009… Continue reading

Adjusting to the unexpected: Hard-working Jason Grager determined to press on toward his goals despite challenges

On Oct. 2, the Redmond Reporter launched a series of stories about the Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD) Transition Academy, where developmentally disabled young adults… Continue reading

Local tree farms gear up for the holiday season

You don’t have to travel far to find a fresh, fragrant Christmas tree in Redmond.Two nearby, family-owned tree farms, are rolling out their holiday welcome… Continue reading

Redmond Lights exhibit to promote green living

Enjoy a blast from the past and learn how to reduce waste this holiday season as the King County Green Holidays Flashback exhibit comes to… Continue reading

Christmas Classic coming to Redmond: Ventrella to play Scooge in Evergreen Theatre production

Disney’s big, splashy, 3-D movie version of “A Christmas Carol” is doing brisk business. But don’t overlook a warm, personal, stage production of Charles Dickens’… Continue reading

Flexing their ‘girl power:’ After-school program empowers local students

Thirteen students from Redmond grade schools will join volunteer coaches for a day of “girl power” at the New Balance Girls on the Run 5K… Continue reading

‘Christmas Cabaret’ coming to SecondStory Rep

Christmas seems like a time for a miracles — and with any luck, SecondStory Repertory (SSR), the professional theatre company at Redmond Town Center will… Continue reading

Eastside Symphony to celebrate 20th year with two big performances at Redmond High

Conducted by Redmond resident Alexei Girsh, who received the City of Redmond's Patron of the Arts Award in the year 2000, Eastside Symphony is celebrating… Continue reading

Rosa Parks Elementary students host pre-Veteran’s Day luncheon

For the second year in a row, Redmond's Rosa Parks Elementary School hosted an impressive, pre-Veteran's Day luncheon, to thank men and women who'd served in the military and family members who supported them.

City to acquire Redmond spur of Eastside Rail Corridor

At meetings about the changing face of downtown Redmond, a recurring question has been, "What's the city going to do with the old train tracks?"On… Continue reading

Funds trickle in toward saving SecondStory Repertory; directors hope to keep momentum going

SecondStory Repertory (SSR), the professional theatre ensemble at Redmond Town Center, is valiantly chugging along since its Oct. 28 announcement that it is facing bankruptcy.It… Continue reading

Bear Creek School features ‘Habitudes’ leadership program

The Bear Creek School in Redmond is the West Coast's first middle/upper school to use a leadership program called "Habitudes." They're in good company.

Candlelight Dinner Dance moves to Redmond Marriott Town Center; senior-focused event is Dec. 8

A popular holiday tradition, the Redmond Senior Center's (RSC) Candlelight Dinner Dance, fell by the wayside last year but is returning this year at a… Continue reading

Traffic flow, pedestrian safety, snow removal among topics at First Friday Coffee Chat

Traffic flow, pedestrian safety and snow removal plans were among topics at the Redmond Senior Center's Nov. 6 First Friday Coffee Chat. The monthly chats… Continue reading

‘Pippin’ kicks off Redmond High theatre season

Redmond High School (RHS) Theatre Arts students have “magic to do” as they begin their 2009-10 season with the musical comedy "Pippin" on Thursday, Nov.… Continue reading

Pinkalicious: Making ‘life a little sweeter’

"Keep Calm and Eat Cupcakes" reads a sign on the wall inside Pinkalicious, a new, gourmet cupcake shop on the upper level of Redmond Town… Continue reading

Organization aims to enrich, stablize families: Event features nationally prominent therapist

Since he left NFL football 16 years ago, Redmond resident and Stronger Families president Jeff Kemp's passion has been to help couples improve their marriages… Continue reading

Passport Club: A colorful way to learn about world geography

On the day before Halloween, students at Redmond Elementary School, commonly known as "Redmond El," combined "United Nations" dress-up fun with learning about the wide… Continue reading

Big bites of fun: RYPAC hosts after-school Halloween party

Teens from RYPAC (Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee) and adult staff members from City of Redmond Parks and Recreation threw an after-school pumpkin-carving party for… Continue reading