Samantha Pak

City, businesses communicating as downtown Redmond construction projects continue

As public and private construction continues in downtown Redmond, business owners in the neighborhood have growing concerns about how these projects are affecting their businesses.… Continue reading

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 demonstrations held throughout the country for various reasons. This last weekend, was no… Continue reading

Downtown building renovation raises parking and traffic concerns

A building that has long been sitting empty in downtown Redmond is in the process of receiving a makeover. The property at 16390 Cleveland St.… Continue reading

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

In an effort to take their services to the next level for their residents, the Emerald Heights retirement community in Redmond has partnered with Kirkland-based… Continue reading

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

When Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE) first started in 2005, it wasn’t even an official organization. It was originally just a group of people who… Continue reading

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

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

Kris Mutlu lived with daily pain for about two decades. Since her mid to late 30s, she had back and neck pain and would take… Continue reading

New patch better reflects Redmond Police Department, community

For at least two and a half decades, the Redmond Police Department (RPD) uniform has sported the same blue patch, featuring the city’s old logo.… Continue reading

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 effort to educate people on historical events so as to not repeat the… Continue reading

Lake Washington Schools Foundation focuses on preparing students for the future

Investing in the future. That is part of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s (LWSF) tagline and it was one of the themes at its 12th… Continue reading

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

Former Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. L.E. “Bud” Scarr died on March 21. Scarr began his time at LWSD in July 1977 as… Continue reading

Celebrating a solid century: Mosebar honored at Redmond Senior Center

Birthdays. Everyone has them. But not everyone can say they have celebrated a triple-digit birthday. George Mosebar can and that is what he did this… Continue reading

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 organizations do is in the campus’s name. From housing services and affordable health… Continue reading

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

The ability to ride a bicycle or use one’s dominant hand is something many people may not think twice about. But for Edmund Raine, it’s… Continue reading

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

Dealing with immigration can be confusing and complicated. To help people navigate the system, the City of Redmond partnered with the Eastside Legal Assistance Program… Continue reading

Thousands ring in spring at Festival of Color, Polar Plunge

Last Saturday and Sunday were the final days of winter and two events were held in Redmond to mark the transition to spring. The first… Continue reading

FlyBuy Technologies launches with Redmond restaurants

A number of restaurants and coffee shops in Redmond are now offering customers one more way to get their grub, thanks to a Seattle-based startup.… Continue reading

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 graduate from college. As a way to recognize this, the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

City, Metro set to improve bus route 245 performance

In an effort to improve and enhance performance of the bus Route 245, King County Metro is making some changes to the eastbound right turn… Continue reading

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At Wednesday’s Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth (FOY), a common theme running through the various speeches was the idea of being… Continue reading