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Microsoft employees get on board with Bike to Work Day

Special to the Reporter On National Bike to Work Day on May 19, hundreds of Microsoft employees participated in the annual local event, which featured… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2017

Bear Creek School drama department presents ‘The Palace Thief’

Bear Creek School actors will tackle values and virtues, struggle and compromise and more in “The Palace Thief” on May 19 and 20. The play… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017

Redmond High Drama Fest is set for Tuesday through Friday

Redmond High School Drama will present Drama Fest 2017 at 7 p.m. this Tuesday through Friday at the Redmond High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2017

Ahoy matey! Novel mobile game Captain Blimey launches with largest ever digital treasure hunt

Captain Blimey, a free, pirate-themed, augmented reality (AR), treasure hunt mobile game, announced the availability of its application for any mobile device via Google Play… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2017

Redmond woman organizes Kirkland Performance Center burlesque show

Jacqueline Hyde, a Redmond resident and small business owner, is bringing a one-night-only burlesque show to the Kirkland Performance Center (KPC), featuring a cast of… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2017

Follansbee named to Together Center’s board of directors

Together Center in Redmond has announced the addition of Bruce Follansbee of Sammamish to its board of directors. Follansbee is a director at Expense Reduction… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2017

Redmond High’s Kimmerly and Shu receive honorable mentions in Congressional Art Competition

Two Redmond students received honorable mentions for the pieces they entered in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Washington’s First District. Redmond High School students… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2017

City accepting proposals to amend Comprehensive Plan

Each year, the City of Redmond invites any individual, business or organization to submit applications for amendments to Redmond’s Comprehensive Plan and associated zoning code.… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

RHS debate team wraps up successful season

The debate tournament season has now drawn to a close, and with it Redmond High School’s most prestigious one yet. Ever since the Speech and… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

Redmond High’s Allenshipman earns full-ride military scholarship

With the cost of higher education showing no signs of becoming less expensive, it is not uncommon for college-bound students to apply for scholarships. This… Continue reading

Two Redmond-area students receive National Merit scholarships

Senior Rishi Ramesh from Nikola Tesla STEM High School and Sean Gallagher from The Bear Creek School will receive National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships. Scholarships are… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2017

Youngster aims to help fund brain cancer research in honor of her father

When Megan Lisk lost her father in January 2016, she turned to art as a way to deal with the loss. A few months following… Continue reading

LWSD seeks feedback on Redmond area school-boundary changes

In January 2017, a Lake Washington School District boundary committee began the work to recommend new school attendance boundaries in the Redmond area. The district… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2017

Emerald Heights partners with EvergreenHealth to provide onsite health services for residents

In an effort to take their services to the next level for their residents, the Emerald Heights retirement community in Redmond has partnered with Kirkland-based… Continue reading

Six-year-old Bob Ross-inspired painter to have exhibit at Kirkland Arts Center

For the last year, 6-year-old Ira Ganjikunta has been painting artwork that those beyond her age would struggle to complete. She makes three paintings a… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2017

Stakeholder group to present recommendations on future of community centers Tuesday

Community members are encouraged to attend the Redmond City Council study session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Redmond City Hall (15670… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2017

Nelson, Russ set for Marymoor concerts this summer

Willie Nelson and Family, supported by Kacey Musgraves, and Russ, a DIY singer/rapper/producer, will perform at the Marymoor Park Concerts series. Russ’s “The Wake Up… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

City seeks input on new impact fee proposal

The City of Redmond is updating the methodology for park impact fees for the first time since 2006 to reflect changes in the updated parks… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2017

St. Jude parish and Eastside communities help those in need

On March 25, more than 200 parishioners of St. Jude parish in Redmond gathered in the parish hall to start their day working on various… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2017

Derby Do-Gooder Scholarship ups the ante this year

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Derby Do Gooder Scholarship award, presented by Waste Management. Currently in its third year, the Derby Do… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2017