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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
Award-winning author and poet, Gloria Burgess shared from her new book, Pass It On! on Feb. 22 at Los Pajaros in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond Association of Spokenword hosts award-winning author and poet Gloria Burgess

Gloria Burgess reads and shares from her new book, Pass It On!

Award-winning author and poet, Gloria Burgess shared from her new book, Pass It On! on Feb. 22 at Los Pajaros in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
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                                Rep. Suzan DelBene helped students with their hands-on science experiments on Feb. 20.

Rep. DelBene co-teaches at Stella Schola in Redmond

The congresswoman co-taught an eighth-grade science class with teacher Brigitte Tennis.

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                                Rep. Suzan DelBene helped students with their hands-on science experiments on Feb. 20.
Eastside Swim School is located at the Willows Preparatory School at 12280 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE. Photo Courtesy of Lisa Worthington.

Eastside Swim School opens location in Redmond

Swim school offers programs for all ages.

Eastside Swim School is located at the Willows Preparatory School at 12280 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE. Photo Courtesy of Lisa Worthington.
Representative Suzane DelBene and Redmond resident, Yasmin Ali attended the State of the Union last week. Photo courtesy of Suzane DelBene Twitter.

Redmond’s Ali attends State of the Union with Rep. DelBene

DelBene invited Ali as her State of the Union guest.

Representative Suzane DelBene and Redmond resident, Yasmin Ali attended the State of the Union last week. Photo courtesy of Suzane DelBene Twitter.
Redmond Councilmember Hank Margeson has been selected to serve as the 2019 Treasurer of the Sound Cities Association (SCA). Photo courtesy of Sound Cities Association.

Redmond Councilmember Margeson named treasurer of Sound Cities Association

He will be one of five individuals to serve on the SCA executive committee.

Redmond Councilmember Hank Margeson has been selected to serve as the 2019 Treasurer of the Sound Cities Association (SCA). Photo courtesy of Sound Cities Association.

New agreements approved to provide better services to unincorporated King County

Local Services now has four service partnership agreements with other county departments.

Kindering is launching their third satellite campus in Redmond by spring 2019. Kindering Redmond will be located in the Together Center complex in downtown Redmond. Courtesy photo of Kindering Facebook

Kindering to open a fourth location in Redmond

Kindering in the Together Center opens this spring.

Kindering is launching their third satellite campus in Redmond by spring 2019. Kindering Redmond will be located in the Together Center complex in downtown Redmond. Courtesy photo of Kindering Facebook
Director of Centro Cultural Mexico Carlos Jimenez and gallery curator Angie Hinojos Yusuf had the same goal and vision to build culture and community through arts in King County. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Mexican Cultural Center opens studio gallery to community

Los Pajaros Studio Gallery includes traditional Mexican art.

Director of Centro Cultural Mexico Carlos Jimenez and gallery curator Angie Hinojos Yusuf had the same goal and vision to build culture and community through arts in King County. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
From left: Tara Martin, Lisa Snow, Jeff LaBelle, and Jessica Rice completed the challenging process of earning National Board Certification. The National Board Certified Teachers teach at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish. Photo Courtesy of Eastside Catholic School.

Redmond’s Rice earns national teacher’s board certification

Eastside Catholic School teachers earn highest mark of achievement.

From left: Tara Martin, Lisa Snow, Jeff LaBelle, and Jessica Rice completed the challenging process of earning National Board Certification. The National Board Certified Teachers teach at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish. Photo Courtesy of Eastside Catholic School.
Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Members of Redmond’s MAPS march in third annual Seattle Women’s March

Marchers included residents from throughout the Eastside.

Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
From left: John Oftebro, Indira Krishnaswami, ChuNi Kao, Paige Norman, Magy Rockenbeck, Anju K. Anad, Ed O’Brien, and Tasia Williams. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond Historical Society rings in new year with new board members

Board members will serve a two-year term.

From left: John Oftebro, Indira Krishnaswami, ChuNi Kao, Paige Norman, Magy Rockenbeck, Anju K. Anad, Ed O’Brien, and Tasia Williams. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Mayor John Marchione will not seek re-election later this year. Marchione will have served 12 years at the end of his term in December 2019. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Marchione reflects back on three terms as Redmond mayor

He says he will miss seeing city staff when he leaves office.

Mayor John Marchione will not seek re-election later this year. Marchione will have served 12 years at the end of his term in December 2019. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
The Redmond Police Department hosted their second Free Little Library event at the Community Center on Dec. 27, 2018. Courtesy of Andrea Wolf-Buck.

Redmond police host second Officer Story Time

Redmond officers read books to children at the Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village.

The Redmond Police Department hosted their second Free Little Library event at the Community Center on Dec. 27, 2018. Courtesy of Andrea Wolf-Buck.
Overlake students participate in a walkout at the Redmond school on Wednesday morning calling on legislators and Congress to enact “common sense” gun control laws. The nationwide school walkouts were sparked by the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in which 17 students and teachers were killed on Feb. 14, a month from the date of the walkouts. Photo courtesy of Susan Messier/The Overlake School

Change comes to Redmond in 2018

Here are some of the top stories in the last year.

Overlake students participate in a walkout at the Redmond school on Wednesday morning calling on legislators and Congress to enact “common sense” gun control laws. The nationwide school walkouts were sparked by the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in which 17 students and teachers were killed on Feb. 14, a month from the date of the walkouts. Photo courtesy of Susan Messier/The Overlake School