Life

Four ways to take care of oral health while sick

Good mouth health can help your whole body when you have a cold or flu.

  • Dec 7, 2018
L-R: Lia Mahesh, 8 and Hannah Womble, 8 enjoy singing and dancing on stage during the community holiday sing-a-long. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Community gathers for a holiday sing-a-long

Day two of Redmond Lights included a community sing-a-long led by Eva Moon.

L-R: Lia Mahesh, 8 and Hannah Womble, 8 enjoy singing and dancing on stage during the community holiday sing-a-long. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond lights up the night with annual holiday festival

For the first time, Redmond Lights was two days long.

  • Dec 4, 2018

Bear Creek honor society collects seven and a half tons of food for Hopelink

The Bear Creek School’s chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) recently sponsored a food drive for Hopelink. This year, Bear Creek students collected 15,214… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2018

Sleeping in troubled times

While adequate sleep is critical to good health and longevity, sleep deprivation is currently on the rise.

  • Nov 28, 2018
KCLS launched their first podcast called The Desk Set. The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Courtesy of The Desk Set.

KCLS launches first podcast, The Desk Set

Librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calking co-host new podcast.

KCLS launched their first podcast called The Desk Set. The podcast is hosted by librarians Britta Barrett and Emily Calkins. Courtesy of The Desk Set.

Redmond Lights features six new temporary artists

The winter festival will incorporate new light installations on Dec. 1 and 2.

Entering the winter real estate market – what to expect

Over the last five months, there has been more inventory than in previous years previously.

  • Nov 9, 2018
Aadi Panchal, 7 said his favorite part of the workshop was putting stickers on his helicopter. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Local kids build helicopters in honor of veterans

Families celebrated and honored those who served, in a hands-on Veteran’s Day workshop on Nov. 3.

Aadi Panchal, 7 said his favorite part of the workshop was putting stickers on his helicopter. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
The city of Redmond’s	Redmond Lights festival Dec. 1-2. Photo courtesy of Redmond Parks and Recreation Facebook

Redmond Lights returns to City Hall and town center

The annual winter festival will run for two nights this year.

The city of Redmond’s	Redmond Lights festival Dec. 1-2. Photo courtesy of Redmond Parks and Recreation Facebook
Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes ARCH’S Arthur Sullivan

Executive director of A Regional Coalition for Housing retires after three decades.

Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.
This is Camp Kindness Counts’ fourth year hosting their fundraiser. The evening consisted of Indian Street food and free Dandiya. Photo courtesy of Camp Kindness Counts

Camp Kindness Counts hosts fundraiser

Community members embrace cultural diversity, help foster children and those experiencing homelessness on Oct. 20.

This is Camp Kindness Counts’ fourth year hosting their fundraiser. The evening consisted of Indian Street food and free Dandiya. Photo courtesy of Camp Kindness Counts

Eastside Halloween activities for the whole family

Halloween events are being held throughout the whole Eastside.

Tesla STEM’s White receives perfect ACT score

White scored an ACT composite score of 36.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Plant a tree, make a difference on Green Redmond Day

Help plant trees on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kindering raises more than $330,000 at annual luncheon

Kindering CEO retires after 40 years at the helm.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.

The five-part series workshops will take place every Saturday leading to the event, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at the Redmond Senior Center. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

‘Thriller’ dance workshops in session

Teresa Osborne’s Thriller workshops begin in preparation for Thrill of the World

The five-part series workshops will take place every Saturday leading to the event, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at the Redmond Senior Center. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
Shravya Kakulmarri shares about her experiences at the Hospital de Câncer de Barretos in Brazil and her goal to help decrease diabetes in Hispanic and Latino populations in Brownsville, Texas. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Local teens organize eighth annual TEDxYouth event

Nine speakers participated in TEDxYouth emphasizing on the theme, “Escaping the Echo Chamber” on Sept. 29.

Shravya Kakulmarri shares about her experiences at the Hospital de Câncer de Barretos in Brazil and her goal to help decrease diabetes in Hispanic and Latino populations in Brownsville, Texas. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.