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Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon

Eastside Audubon provides an active community for birders

The organization will host itsnext Juanita Bay Park tour on Sunday.

Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon

Nature is central for VALA Eastside artist

The natural world is at the heart of VALA Eastside artist Jacqueline Calladine’s work. The Kirkland artist moved to the area around six years ago… Continue reading

Local artist uses craft to bring people together

Colorful works of art with rounded and jagged splotches of color hang from the walls in a corner of VALA Eastside along with hands frozen… Continue reading

Redmond’s Longo, fellow Eastside Catholic teachers achieve National Board Certification

Redmond’s Amanda Longo was among five Eastside Catholic School teachers who were recently notified that they had successfully completed the challenging process of earning National… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2018

4Culture offers grants for creative projects

4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency, offers grants to support projects that have the arts, heritage and preservation at their core. King County residents who… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

December housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand | Real Estate Pulse

Courtesy of John L. Scott Real Estate The number of homes available for purchase in December 2017 was exceptionally low in Redmond, even by “typical”… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

Real estate market will continue to stay hot in 2018 | Guest Column

By David Floan According to the National Association of Realtors, the sale of homes across the United States is expected to increase 3.7 percent in… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018
Amy Zhao shows off two of her books. The 9-year-old has published four books following her fairy characters. Samantha Pak, Bothell/Kenmore Reporter

Young Kenmore author includes adventures and lessons in her stories

9-year-old Amy Zhao has published four books by the time she reached fourth grade.

Amy Zhao shows off two of her books. The 9-year-old has published four books following her fairy characters. Samantha Pak, Bothell/Kenmore Reporter

Nia is a joyful, healing and empowering movement program for all ages | Guest Column

By Pauline Osborne and Debbie Scally Why choose Nia? I was recently asked a great question by a health professional. She often refers clients to… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

Trilogy for Kids raises funds for charities

Trilogy for Kids president Georgia Havens puts the finishing touches on the table setting she designed for the Holiday Tablescapes fund-raising activity. This year, the… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2017
Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

Local gym takes equipment on the road

Local gym owner Stacy Edwards opens his doors at 5 a.m. every weekday, when his earliest clients start their training sessions, and closes them at… Continue reading

Stacy Edwards, owner of the Eastside GYMGUYZ franchise, opens his van to show the various equipment his trainers use with their clients. Kailan Manandic, Kirkland Reporter

‘Using Native Plants in Your Landscape’ class on tap

The King Conservation District, a non-regulatory non-enforcement organization, will offer a free class, “Using Native Plants in Your Landscape,” from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

At Bellevue Botanical Garden, a half-million lights delight

The well-lit habitat attracts all kinds of creatures.

First Santa photography business continues to capture his magic within the community

Arthur & Associates Holiday Photographers claims to be the first to take portraits of children with department store Santas.

What you need to know about hepatitis C | Health Column

By Dr. Diego Lopez de Castilla Receiving a hepatitis C diagnosis can be alarming — news about an infectious disease is never welcome. But for… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017