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The King County Library System invites locals to cool down

King County Libraries are air conditioned and an option for locals to stay cool during summer heat.

  • Jun 19, 2018
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

$37,500 in scholarships awarded to local students

Outstanding character and achievement earn post-secondary funding for local students.

  • Jun 18, 2018
From left to right, back row: Nicolas Woolwine, Isaac John Perrin, Lucas Wall, Bradley Ross Cagle, Daniel Liu, Tyler Paul Zangaglia; front row: Scott Cavanagh, Michelle Um, Divya Parimi, Anna Wang, Jessica Wells, Jamie Ellen Hudson, Khushi Manish Chaudhari, Shawdi Mehrvarzan. Photo by Brandi Comstock. Photo courtesy of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation

‘A Passport to Washington Libraries’

A new state program offers bookstore gift cards for library visits.

  • Jun 18, 2018

Evergreen Middle School teams rank high at national Olympiad

EMS as a school finished 20th out of 60 in the middle school division.

  • Jun 14, 2018

Janelle Monáe kicks off Dirty Computer Tour at Marymoor Park

The show also featured opener St. Beauty.

Innovation Triangle represents region at investment summit

Innovation Triangle works to create business opportunities in Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond.

  • Jun 13, 2018
Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Girl Scouts plant Buddy Bench at Rosa Parks Elementary

The bench is designed to create opportunities for kids to make new friends.

Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Alliance of Eastside Agencies announces 2018 awards

Numerous Eastside Alliance members received awards for Outstanding Contribution in Human Services.

  • Jun 8, 2018

Redmond to host first public hearing for 2019/20 Budget

The hearing is scheduled for June 19 with multiple more hearings set before adoption on Dec. 4.

  • Jun 8, 2018

Drinking Liberally-Redmond: A conversation with Rep. Vandana Slatter

Drink Liberally aims to “[build] a community of progressive action through social interaction.”

  • Jun 7, 2018

LWSD students receive National Merit Scholarships

More than 3,500 students were recognized nationwide.

  • Jun 7, 2018
Photos of the VOLTA performance courtesy of Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil extends by two weeks in Redmond this Fall

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA has performances set for Sept. 7 through Nov. 4 with tickets on sale June 8.

  • Jun 7, 2018
Photos of the VOLTA performance courtesy of Cirque du Soleil

Go Redmond encourages residents to ride transit in June

Go Redmond will provide free ORCA bus passes to celebrate Ride Transit Month.

  • Jun 6, 2018
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Redmond High School graduate receives Nokomis Scholarship

Fernanda Saldivar will be honored for the scholarship at the Nokomis luncheon on June 22.

  • Jun 5, 2018
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Metro seeks public input on North Eastside Mobility Project

Locals can have a say on future transportation options in Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland and Redmond.

  • Jun 4, 2018
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Promotional poster courtesy of YES

‘13 Reasons Why to Have a Conversation With Your Child’

YES hosts a free, educational event on teen suicide prevention.

  • Jun 4, 2018
Promotional poster courtesy of YES

Bear Creek Forensics team storms through postseason

The team will once again send members to the national speech and debate tournament this month.

  • Jun 4, 2018
Photo courtesy of The Goddard School

Goddard School preschool students sharpen skills with LEGO

The students at the Redmond school used robotic LEGO to practice multiple skills.

  • Jun 1, 2018
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Summer reading for all ages begins June 1 at KCLS Libraries

The “Libraries Rock!” programs help prevent school-aged youth from the academic “summer slide”.

  • May 31, 2018
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