Stephanie Quiroz

From left: Craig Olson, Joan Schrammeck, and Paula Paula DelGiudice with a solar panel. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Little Bit in Redmond goes solar

Northwest Electric and Solar of Kenmore donates a solar energy system to the therapeutic riding center.

 

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                                Siddhant Singh, 8, meets Mayor John Marchione to talk about his Beyblade tournament idea.

Eight-year-old’s letter to mayor brings Beyblades to Redmond

Thanks to Siddhant Singh’s letter, there will be a Beyblades free play at Derby Days.

 

The Love Box program provides foster families with community and holistic support so that they can continue to do the meaningful and important work of being foster parents. Photo courtesy of Seattle Angels

Seattle Angels aim for holistic support of Eastside foster families

The nonprofit offers wraparound support through its Love Box Program.

 

Sustainability in action at LWSD

Rockwell elementary’s outdoor classroom is one of many ways schools are going green.

Redmond residents Nicole (left) and daughter Clara, 8 seen at the 2019 Bike Bash on May 17. This is their fourth year attending the event. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond celebrates Bike Bash

The eighth annual event took place on May 17.

Redmond residents Nicole (left) and daughter Clara, 8 seen at the 2019 Bike Bash on May 17. This is their fourth year attending the event. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
The Jayda team has participated in the Day Out for Autism event for the last four years in honor of Jayda Mccallum, 10 from Bothell. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                For the fourth year, the Jayda team has participated in the Day Out for Autism event in honor of Jayda Mccallum, 10 from Bothell. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Day Out for Autism comes to Redmond for the first time

Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy hosts 6th annual event.

The Jayda team has participated in the Day Out for Autism event for the last four years in honor of Jayda Mccallum, 10 from Bothell. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                For the fourth year, the Jayda team has participated in the Day Out for Autism event in honor of Jayda Mccallum, 10 from Bothell. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
More than 400 people broke bread together in celebration of the Islamic month of Ramadan at the annual Interfaith Iftar hosted by the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on May 15. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond community breaks bread in celebration of lslamic month

More than 400 people attended MAPS’ annual Interfaith Iftar.

More than 400 people broke bread together in celebration of the Islamic month of Ramadan at the annual Interfaith Iftar hosted by the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on May 15. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                The 8th annual Bike Bash returns to Redmond on May 17.

Redmond’s annual Bike Bash set for Friday

The event is in its eighth year.

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                                The 8th annual Bike Bash returns to Redmond on May 17.
Vertex Arena offers a turfed and netted 3,000 square feet battlefield for bow and arrow tag, nerf tag, and field dodgeball. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Vertex Arena comes to Redmond

The new business hopes to connect people through the power of play.

Vertex Arena offers a turfed and netted 3,000 square feet battlefield for bow and arrow tag, nerf tag, and field dodgeball. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Candidate filing begins May 13

Residents will vote on Redmond council members, mayor and school board directors.

Isabella, 8, from Sammamish wears a traditional Mexican dress at the first Cinco de Mayo festival in Redmond on May 5.

Redmond celebrates Cinco de Mayo

The city’s first Cinco de Mayo festival included live music, traditional Mexican foods and more.

Isabella, 8, from Sammamish wears a traditional Mexican dress at the first Cinco de Mayo festival in Redmond on May 5.
In collaboration with Centro Cultural Mexicano, the Congreso de Chingonas is hosting their first art exhibition at Los Pajaros Art Gallery in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

All-Latinx women art exhibition debuts in Redmond

The art exhibit will feature art from five Latinx women from May 5-17 at the Los Pajaros Art Gallery.

In collaboration with Centro Cultural Mexicano, the Congreso de Chingonas is hosting their first art exhibition at Los Pajaros Art Gallery in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
The Redmond Saturday Market will celebrate the opening of its 44th season on May 4. Photo courtesy of Saturday Market Facebook

Redmond Saturday Market returns for 44th season

Opening day is May 4 at 9 a.m.

The Redmond Saturday Market will celebrate the opening of its 44th season on May 4. Photo courtesy of Saturday Market Facebook
St. Jude Parish members assembled Need Kits with hygiene products at the annual Service Day on March 30. Need Kits were also assembled by elders of 10 assisted living communities. The elderly also donated motivational art cards to put inside each kit. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations that help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

St. Jude Parish members assembled Need Kits with hygiene products at the annual Service Day on March 30. Need Kits were also assembled by elders of 10 assisted living communities. The elderly also donated motivational art cards to put inside each kit. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2995 club manager Rob Bailey and lifetime auxiliary member of Post 5694 and guest of the VFW Post 2995 Cecilia Maers with the donated AED and cabinet.

Redmond VFW Post 2995 receives donated AED and cabinet

AED will benefit the post and surrounding businesses.

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                                Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2995 club manager Rob Bailey and lifetime auxiliary member of Post 5694 and guest of the VFW Post 2995 Cecilia Maers with the donated AED and cabinet.
Semilla Flamenco students opened the show for the famous Karen Lugo on Feb. 22 at the Bellevue Performing Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Bibiana Ruiz.

Redmond’s Semilla Flamenca students open the show for Flamenco star Karen Lugo

Karen Lugo is an internationally awarded dancer and choreographer

Semilla Flamenco students opened the show for the famous Karen Lugo on Feb. 22 at the Bellevue Performing Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Bibiana Ruiz.
Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Mayor John Marchione presented his annual State of the City address at the Marriott hotel in the Redmond Town Center on Feb. 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond’s Marchione delivers annual State of the City address

This was the mayor’s final address as he is not running for a fourth term.

Mayor John Marchione presented his annual State of the City address at the Marriott hotel in the Redmond Town Center on Feb. 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Attendees viewed Maja Petric’s light installations on Feb. 22. Petric’s art gallery is located at 16528 Cleveland St., Building D in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond’s artist-in-residence opens AIEye Art Gallery

New media artist Maja Petrić showcases AIEye series, including Lost Skies

Attendees viewed Maja Petric’s light installations on Feb. 22. Petric’s art gallery is located at 16528 Cleveland St., Building D in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Toni Underwood of Redmond works out with PrimeFit coach three times a week. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

98, blind and living life in Redmond

Toni Underwood says staying active and healthy has allowed her to enjoy life so much more.

Toni Underwood of Redmond works out with PrimeFit coach three times a week. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo