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State Parks announces two free days for April

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate Spring and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April.… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2017

Thousands ring in spring at Festival of Color, Polar Plunge

Last Saturday and Sunday were the final days of winter and two events were held in Redmond to mark the transition to spring. The first… Continue reading

Primus and Clutch will rock Marymoor Aug. 15

Primus and Clutch have been added to the Marymoor Park Concerts series on Aug. 15. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.marymoorconcerts.com.… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Bear Creek forensics team storms through postseason

Last week, The Bear Creek School’s forensics team finished its fourth of five postseason tournaments. Beginning President’s Day weekend, when the team competed at the… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2017

Eight teams remain in Hopelink Can Madness competitive food drive

Kirkland teams are coming on strong in Hopelink’s 8th annual Can Madness competitive food drive, with three Redmond teams and three from Kirkland among the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2017

Magic Carrot ride: STEM High students win Teen CEO title with candle company

Entrepreneurial ambitions don’t necessarily wait for someone to become an adult or graduate from college. As a way to recognize this, the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

​Redmond Academy of Theatre Arts presents ‘Oliver!’

The Redmond Academy of Theatre Arts will present “Oliver!” on March 30, 31 and April 1 at Redmond High School’s Performing Arts Center, 17272 N.E.… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

City seeks volunteers for Parks and Trails Commission

The City of Redmond is recruiting a new volunteer member for the Parks and Trails Commission. Commissioners meet once a month on the first Thursday… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

City seeks candidates for library board of trustees

The Redmond Regional Library board of trustees is seeking interested Redmond residents to volunteer for a board vacancy. The board advises the mayor and Redmond… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2017

Alaska guide to teach two fly fishing classes in Redmond

An Alaskan fly fishing guide will teach a pair of classes at the Redmond Senior Center, Room 107, 8703 160th Ave. N.E. There will also… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2017

Insider tips on how to stay on track to being healthy | Guest Column

New year’s resolutions often include something about health and fitness. Sadly, more than 50 percent of people have lost their motivation by the six-month mark… Continue reading

Mellencamp, Ween and more added to Marymoor Park Concerts series

John Mellencamp will bring his Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour to Marymoor Park on June 8. He will be joined by Emmylou Harris and Carlene… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2017

Eastside Republican Club announces 2017 scholarship essay program

The Eastside Republican Club (ERC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to the author of the first-place essay, a $750 scholarship to the author of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2017

25 LWSD students named National Merit Finalists, qualify for scholarships

Twenty-five Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have been selected as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. As finalists, these students are now qualified… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2017

Redmond Kiwanis Club to hold meeting on March 10

The Redmond Kiwanis Club is holding an “informational meeting for prospective members” on March 10. The club is a part of Kiwanis International, a global… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2017

Bear Creek School graduate’s Swift video goes viral

Issaquah native Jon Kok, a junior at Wheaton College near Chicago, has a not-so-secret obsession. The 20-year-old music major is not only passionate about his… Continue reading

City human services commission seeks new member

The City of Redmond has an opening on the Human Services Commission for anyone who lives or works within Redmond’s city limits, or who lives… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2017

Redmond, Eastside cities contribute nearly $7 million annually toward human services for 2017-18 biennium

Leadership of the nonprofit coalition, Eastside Human Services Forum (EHSF), recently congratulated city governments this week for their investments in human services that amounted to… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2017

Final public meeting for Redmond community set for tonight

The City of Redmond’s final event for community members to participate in facilitated discussions about the future of Redmond’s community centers will be at 6:30… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2017

St. Jude-led Service Day Program helps fight poverty

As poverty becomes more prevalent and visible throughout the greater Puget Sound area, members of St. Jude Catholic Church in Redmond are working to increase… Continue reading