News

City of Redmond roundup: Walk to School Day, Fire Prevention Week and Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry food drive

City of Redmond Redmond schools celebrate Walk to School Day Redmond students,…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

 

Emerald Heights celebrates 25th anniversary

Courtesy of Emerald Heights Twenty-five years of success and millions of dollars…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

 

Ferreira celebrates Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Bear Creek senior Philip Ferreira recently celebrated his Eagle Scout Court of…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

 

Anderson performing in ‘Something Rotten’ at 5th Avenue Theatre

Redmond High School Class of 2009 graduate Kyle Anderson is currently performing…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

LWSD students named National Merit semifinalists

Thirty-Eight Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school seniors have been named…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

Lake Washington students’ ACT scores remain above state and national averages

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students are more likely to meet college…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

Russian hackers targeted Washington election systems, Homeland Security confirms

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said when her office discovered suspicious…

Vandals prey on church, break windows | Police Blotter for Sept. 13-18

Monday, Sept. 18 Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 10:14…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

The Shins, Sturgill Simpson close out Marymoor concert series

Now in its fifth year, the Marymoor Park Concert series consistently provides…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Local women travel to Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon

With so much hardship around the world, Esther Filip, Rachel Hile and…

Redmond Central Connector Phase II grand opening set for Sept. 23

The public is invited to attend the grand opening for the Redmond…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

New rapid transit bus lines could hit Redmond by 2024

Two additional RapidRide bus lines could be in the cards for Redmond…

Howarth uses technology to craft quilts

Stephanie Howarth hadn’t sewn for more than a decade before she and…

Wilhite proud to keep prices low at his neighborhood bar, Palmers East

With tech money pouring into the region and driving up housing and…

Medical Teams International to develop strategy to aid Myanmar refugees

As Rohingya Muslims are facing ethnic cleansing by a Buddhist majority in…

Microsoft employees pair with Mighty Crayon on Day of Caring

A team of Microsoft employees from Corporate Strategy Group, HR volunteered to…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Legion of Bot displays Tic-Tac-Toe creation at Seattle Mini Make Faire

Local high school girls Sahana Sasikumar, Roshni Srikanth, Tarini Srikanth and Nitya…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

State Legislature candidates square off at debate in Redmond

Candidates from the 45th and 48th Washington state legislative districts met Monday…

‘Thriller’ dance workshops creep into Redmond this Saturday

Redmond’s spooky dance party “Thrill the World” will be creeping into town…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Redmond Old Fire House Teen Center celebrates 25 years with concerts and more

The talent, friendships and ideas groove on at the Redmond Old Fire…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

City of Redmond receives favorable audit results

For nine consecutive years, the City of Redmond has achieved a favorable…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Cheering for Komen 3-Day walkers at Idylwood Park

Three signs, all lined up in a row, said it all: “Thank…

Residential-burglary suspect kicks open front door, grabs purse and flees | Police Blotter for Sept. 6-12

Tuesday, Sept. 12 Shoplifting: Redmond police took a shoplifting report at 11:19…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Lake Washington students shine on Smarter Balanced Assessments

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students continue to score well-above the state…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

HCL Technologies partners with OneRedmond

International company partners with OneRedmond

Local group networks to fight hunger

Like most other Eastside cities, Redmond has a Nourishing Network food program,…

Redmond considers raising 2018 impact fees

Redmond city staff is examining annual increases to transportation, fire and school…

Locals pull together to offer help after Hurricane Harvey

Following the devastation in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey, Redmond residents have…

LWSD superintendent addresses Freeman High shooting | LWSD website statement

Dear Lake Washington School District families, Many of you have seen the…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Guild Mortgage helps raise $430,000 for Redmond’s Liberty Road Foundation

Demonstrating its commitment to giving back and improving the local community, Guild…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Cleveland Street open to two-way traffic

Cleveland Street through downtown Redmond is open to two-way traffic after more…

Remembering 9/11 victims

Redmond firefighters at Station 11 took time out on Monday to remember…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Eastside mayors talk challenges at the local, regional level

Some might think traffic would be the focal point in a discussion…

Digipen, iThrive Games host free digital game jam

Redmond’s Digipen Institute of Technology and iThrive Games, a nonprofit that aims…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Redmond chiropractor hosts community event for women

Dr. Ben Zepeda, a Redmond chiropractor and expert on health and wellness,…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

City of Redmond to co-sponsor Welcoming Week events

For the second year in a row, east King County joins with…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Christianson found competent to stand trial

Tami Annett Christianson, who pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges of…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Redmond Police Foundation approved for nonprofit status

The Redmond Police Foundation has received the IRS’s determination letter approving its…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Police searching for suspect in theft of $6,300 bike

After test riding a few bikes during a Redmond shop’s busy sale…

Construction starts in October on 300-unit apartment complex

Construction on a new apartment complex will begin next month downtown after…

Redmond firefighters deploy to Georgia to help with search-and-rescue efforts during Hurricane Irma

The Redmond Fire Department (RFD) deployed three members of the local FEMA…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Small tanker with trailer slide off West Lake Sammamish Parkway offramp

A small tanker with a trailer slid off a West Lake Sammamish…

Man swipes $6,300 bike from shop | Police Blotter for Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Tuesday, Sept. 5 Trespassing: Redmond police took a criminal-trespassing report at 10:31…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Customer service remodels set to begin at Redmond City Hall this month

A $1.291 million contract was awarded to a Redmond-based company at Tuesday’s…

Miss Redmond to raise awareness for MS at state competition

Mary Anna Parker had never considered participating in a beauty pageant because…

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is personal for organizer

Bob Kaftan knows firsthand how Alzheimer’s disease can affect a family. When…

Captain makes an impact at Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

Although she’s still a high school junior, Anna Captain has already run…

Fair murder retrial on hold

Emmanuel Fair’s murder retrial, which was scheduled for Sept. 11 at the…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

County accepts Snoqualmie Tribe donation of 150 defibrillators

A donation of 150 portable defibrillators was accepted by the King County…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Rallies, condemnation follow federal announcement of DACA rollback

The King County Council responded Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’…