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                                Resident Julia Hardwick and educator Lucy Nesse all smiles as they plant a daisy flower in the mobile garden.

Eldergrow offers Overlake Terrace residents a therapeutic connection to nature

Their indoor therapy gardens help stimulate residents’ five senses, memory and improves motor skills.

 

Coffee with a Cop and King County Councilmember

Redmond residents gathered Aug. 9 at Cypress Coffee for King County’s Coffee with a Cop event. At the event, citizens had the opportunity to talk… Continue reading

 

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                                Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26.

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

 

Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond Nourishing Networks, on hiatus but still fighting hunger

Nourishing Networks will continue programs including the food box program.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo

Former Redmond mayor Doreen Marchione dies at 80

Marchione served on Redmond City Council as well as Kirkland City Council.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo
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                                Northwest FamilyFest is coming to Downton Park Aug. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Northwest FamilyFest comes to Redmond’s Downtown Park

The Prefect Push to hold 4th annual event on Aug. 3.

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                                Northwest FamilyFest is coming to Downton Park Aug. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The baseball field at Hartman Park was renamed in honor of Redmond coach, Les Dow on July 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond baseball field named after longtime baseball coach

The city renames a baseball field at Hartman Park in honor of Les Dow.

The baseball field at Hartman Park was renamed in honor of Redmond coach, Les Dow on July 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

East Rail Corridor is now Eastrail

Eastrail will be an uninterrupted 42-mile trail connected to Link light rail opening on the Eastside in 2023.

Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.

Goldfish Swim School to open doors in August in Redmond Town Center

Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope the school will help reduce drowning statistics.

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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.
Eastsiders gathered on July 12 for a peaceful protest at Redmond Downtown Park. Protestors held demonstrations that spelled out “Close the Camps.” Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Eastsiders gather for Lights for Liberty Vigil to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants

Redmond was one out of the 46 vigils held across Washington state.

Eastsiders gathered on July 12 for a peaceful protest at Redmond Downtown Park. Protestors held demonstrations that spelled out “Close the Camps.” Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Festival goers at Redmond’s Derby Days enjoy carnival games on July 12. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond celebrates its 79th Derby Days

The annual summer festival’s theme was Game On!

Festival goers at Redmond’s Derby Days enjoy carnival games on July 12. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

The driver’s name has not been released.

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol
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                                Redmond Senior Center will use the funds to expand a SAIL program, hire a new fitness specialist, purchase equipment, and to add more classes.

Redmond organizations receive Get Active Stay Active grants

Redmond Senior Center was among the recipients.

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                                Redmond Senior Center will use the funds to expand a SAIL program, hire a new fitness specialist, purchase equipment, and to add more classes.

Derby Days: A decades-long Redmond tradition

The 79th year of Derby Days will be July 12 and 13.

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July commemorates the signing… Continue reading

Owners Keri and Peter Crossely outside of their store Mac & Mabel, located on the ground level at Redmond Town Center. Photo courtesy of Mac & Mabel Facebook

Mac & Mabel opens in Redmond Town Center

The new store offers practical, vintage, and modern farmhouse home décor pieces and furniture in-store or online.

Owners Keri and Peter Crossely outside of their store Mac & Mabel, located on the ground level at Redmond Town Center. Photo courtesy of Mac & Mabel Facebook
Mayor John Marchione and Senator Manka Dhingra toured the Redmond Pool on June 21 to kick off the Phase 1 Pool Improvement Project. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond Pool finally under construction

Mayor John Marchione other elected officials and community members gathered for a tour to kick off the phase one improvements.

Mayor John Marchione and Senator Manka Dhingra toured the Redmond Pool on June 21 to kick off the Phase 1 Pool Improvement Project. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Redmond mayor candidates from left: Andew Koeppen, Angela Birney and Steve Fields on June 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond mayor candidates share ideas at community forum

Candidates discuss climate change, housing, leadership and more.

Redmond mayor candidates from left: Andew Koeppen, Angela Birney and Steve Fields on June 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Redmond signed a Pride Month proclamation that was read and presented at the Council meeting on June 18.

Redmond proclaims June as Pride Month

In honor of Pride month, city staff and council president Angela Birney raised the Pride flag at City Hall.

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                                Redmond signed a Pride Month proclamation that was read and presented at the Council meeting on June 18.