Microsoft and Special Olympics: Scoring a ‘game-changing’ partnership | SLIDESHOW

Microsoft and Special Olympics players enjoy Monday
  • Oct 31, 2014 at 3:05PM

Nice weather. A soccer match. A partnership between Microsoft Corp. and Special Olympics. Monday’s hat trick at the Microsoft commons area was both playful and emotional for those involved in the announcement of a multi-year technology alliance to help Special Olympics modernize its operations by moving to the cloud.


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Zombies get their groove on in Redmond

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 2:55PM

Last Saturday, more than 250 zombies participated in the “Thrill the World” Redmond event at Redmond Town Center. Everyone danced to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and the event raised more than $6,000 for the SecondStory Rep Theater.

Redmond Indian Association presents Diwali Festival | SLIDESHOW

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 2:39PM

The 2014 Redmond Indian Association’s annual Diwali Festival truly lit up our community of Redmond last Saturday night at Evergreen Middle School. This festival of lights symbolizes the victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness — the victory of good over evil and the glory of light.

Gov. Inslee checks in with Redmond’s Helion Energy

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 2:35PM

Gov. Jay Inslee (right) visited Helion Energy’s headquarters in Redmond on Tuesday as part of his tour highlighting the solutions to climate change in the Seattle area. Gov. Inslee has supported Cleantech businesses in Washington in both his tenures as representative and governor. Here, Helion CEO David Kirtley describes the operation of their prototype, which generates fusion reactions by compressing and heating a deuterium gas to fusion temperatures and pressures.

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  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
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