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Redmond High’s Allenshipman earns full-ride military scholarship

With the cost of higher education showing no signs of becoming less…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 2:08pm

Youngster aims to help fund brain cancer research in honor of her father

When Megan Lisk lost her father in January 2016, she turned to…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 9:21am

City, businesses communicating as downtown Redmond construction projects continue

As public and private construction continues in downtown Redmond, business owners in…

  • Apr 20th, 2017 1:06pm

Newly formed Trilogy political groups march to urge President Trump to reveal his tax returns

Since the presidential election in November 2016, there have been protests and…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 1:54pm

Downtown building renovation raises parking and traffic concerns

A building that has long been sitting empty in downtown Redmond is…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 11:30am

Emerald Heights partners with EvergreenHealth to provide onsite health services for residents

In an effort to take their services to the next level for…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 10:05am

Playing it SAFE around horses: Equine rescue organization moves to Redmond

When Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE) first started in 2005, it wasn’t…

  • Apr 13th, 2017 3:04pm

Medical Teams International provides health care for refugees in Uganda

MTI’s retiring Uganda program director visits organization’s satellite office in Redmond to discuss the work he has done

  • Apr 12th, 2017 10:04am

Infrared sauna owners want to ‘create an escape for people’

Kris Mutlu lived with daily pain for about two decades. Since her…

  • Apr 7th, 2017 11:30am

New patch better reflects Redmond Police Department, community

For at least two and a half decades, the Redmond Police Department…

  • Apr 7th, 2017 8:30am

Speakers from Muslim, Japanese American and Jewish communities take part in ‘Vigilance Against Injustice’ event

On Sunday, members of various communities came together in Redmond in an…

  • Apr 6th, 2017 1:18pm

Lake Washington Schools Foundation focuses on preparing students for the future

Investing in the future. That is part of the Lake Washington Schools…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 9:18am

Former longtime LWSD superintendent Dr. L.E. Scarr dies

Former Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. L.E. “Bud” Scarr died…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 4:54pm

Celebrating a solid century: Mosebar honored at Redmond Senior Center

Birthdays. Everyone has them. But not everyone can say they have celebrated…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 2:49pm

Speakers at Together Center fundraiser focus on the importance of multiple services for clients

At the Together Center in downtown Redmond, much of what the nonprofit…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 10:54am

Armed with 3-D printing: Microsoft employees help colleague’s son

The ability to ride a bicycle or use one’s dominant hand is…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 1:19pm

Redmond police chief, attorneys and LWSD superintendent discuss immigration at forum

Dealing with immigration can be confusing and complicated. To help people navigate…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 9:33am

Thousands ring in spring at Festival of Color, Polar Plunge

Last Saturday and Sunday were the final days of winter and two…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 9:25am

Magic Carrot ride: STEM High students win Teen CEO title with candle company

Entrepreneurial ambitions don’t necessarily wait for someone to become an adult or…

  • Mar 18th, 2017 5:04pm

City, Metro set to improve bus route 245 performance

In an effort to improve and enhance performance of the bus Route…

  • Mar 17th, 2017 12:59pm

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At Wednesday’s Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth (FOY),…

  • Mar 16th, 2017 4:41pm

Local woman flies high: ‘Luzia’ coming to Marymoor to feature Seattle’s McDonald

A Cirque du Soleil show at King County’s Marymoor Park near Redmond…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 2:30pm

New Redmond law firm offers affordable services

When it comes to legal services, not everyone can afford an attorney.…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 11:00am

Police officers can now use Narcan in opiate-related cases

Like other communities around the country, the City of Redmond has not…

  • Mar 14th, 2017 9:38am

Padhye appointed and sworn in as new council member

Tanika Kumar Padhye was appointed as the new Redmond City Council member…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 9:26am

FlyBuy Technologies launches with Redmond restaurants

A number of restaurants and coffee shops in Redmond are now offering…

  • Mar 20th, 2017 1:34pm

Redmond City Council to select new member Tuesday

On Tuesday, Redmond City Council will select its new member to replace…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017 3:53pm

Redmond Tennis Club offers local players international opportunities

Since it opened more than two years ago, the staff at Redmond…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017 10:48am

St. Jude-led Service Day Program helps fight poverty

As poverty becomes more prevalent and visible throughout the greater Puget Sound…

  • Feb 24th, 2017 9:30am

Redmond’s Robinson is 93 and still focused on fitness

Mary Robinson started exercising regularly when her children were young. Her children…

  • Feb 13th, 2017 9:56am

Redmond High students named semifinalists for Coca-Cola scholarship; Raza reaches regionals

College acceptance letters have not been sent out yet but for many…

  • Feb 13th, 2017 9:55am

Residents roll out feedback on future light rail station

Planning for link light rail to come to downtown continues as the…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017 2:30pm

Allen steps down from council, 13 applicants vie for Pos. 4

Tuesday was former Redmond City Council member Kimberly Allen’s last day serving…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017 12:30pm

Trump’s executive orders bring out the human side of the country

In the two weeks since he was sworn in, President Donald Trump…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017 10:47am

Redmond firefighters lend a hand to Camp Unity Eastside; homeless encampment sets up at St. Jude Catholic Church

When members of the Redmond Fire Department (RFD) stopped by Camp Unity…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017 9:30am

SafeSchools Alert offers additional services to LWSD

Students, staff and parents in Lake Washington School District (LWSD) now have…

  • Jan 27th, 2017 1:46pm

Tesla STEM team vies for national award with ‘Take Me There’ app

The ability to get around in day-to-day life is something many in…

  • Jan 27th, 2017 10:00am

‘Turning anger into action’: About 175,000 people, including locals, show strength at Women’s March on Seattle

Last Saturday, about 175,000 people from the greater Puget Sound area, including…

  • Jan 27th, 2017 9:42am

Evergreen students voice concerns about Redmond watershed at City Council meeting

While learning about the environment is not unusual in a sixth-grade science…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 11:50am

Finding its Groove: Local band to get funky at Firehouse tonight

Playing an instrument in school for many students typically does not go…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 9:57am

Locals will be attending tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle

Thousands are expected to turn out for tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle.…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 10:27am

The Landing offers overnight shelter for young adults in Redmond

Editor’s note: This is part one in a monthlong series on Eastside…

  • Jan 19th, 2017 4:18pm

It’s cold out there: Experts offer tips on dealing with chilly weather

With winter in full swing, the cold weather is showing no sign…

  • Jan 13th, 2017 1:30pm

School success: LWSD named to AP District Honor Roll

For the third year in a row, Lake Washington School District (LWSD)…

  • Jan 13th, 2017 12:00pm

Redmond Library’s programming reflects diverse local population

As the City of Redmond becomes more diverse, the programming at the…

  • Jan 13th, 2017 10:22am

New Redmond Police Foundation to help citizens and businesses support local law enforcement

About six months ago, a group of concerned citizens in Redmond began…

  • Jan 13th, 2017 9:52am

MAPS’s American Muslim Empowerment Network to hold ‘Make Your Voice Heard’ workshop

While discrimination, hate crimes and Islamophobia are not new in the United…

  • Jan 6th, 2017 9:43am

Teens team up with Studio C members to aid refugee families

Standing in line for long periods of time to meet a favorite…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 3:45pm

Council member Kimberly Allen to step down Jan. 31

Redmond City Council member Kimberly Allen will resign from her position, effective…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 10:20am

Redmond Ridge’s Goddard School receives Circle of Excellence Award

The Goddard School in Redmond Ridge has received the Circle of Excellence…

  • Dec 30th, 2016 9:36am