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Local gym raises funds for leukemia treatment

Emerald City Gymnastics is holding a fundraiser to help a fellow gymnast with medical costs from leukemia treatment. The gym picks someone to raise money… Continue reading

All fired up at Redmond Lights

From singers to fire dancers to a luminary walk and more, Redmond Lights was a hit with the crowd tonight on the Redmond City Hall… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Families worried following reduction in special-needs services

A scaling back of programs for adults with special needs run by the City of Redmond is causing concern among parents despite staff reiterating their… Continue reading

Microsoft announces California campus remodel

Following an announcement last week that Microsoft is planning a massive expansion at its Redmond campus, the corporation posted a blog entry on Tuesday laying… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Redmond students sing at Festival of Lessons & Carols concert series

The Northwest Boychoir presents its 39th annual A Festival of Lessons & Carols concert series featuring eight regional performances in December. These holiday concerts showcase… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

County council approves utility franchise fee for right-of-way use; public comment period closes Dec. 7

Last month, the King County Council approved a new fee for utility franchises using county right-of-way that could lead to an increase of about $5… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Emerald Heights residents handcraft more than 800 toys for local charities

Redmond’s Emerald Heights, a Life Plan Community with amenity-rich offerings and on-site health care services, recently donated more than 800 handmade wooden toys to charities… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Santa is coming to Redmond neighborhoods

Santa and his elves from the Redmond Fire Department will be visiting neighborhoods aboard the vintage fire truck every evening now through Dec. 20. They… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

City seeks new poet laureate

The City of Redmond is seeking applications for the position of Redmond poet laureate for 2018-2019 by Dec. 15. An application can be found at… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

SecondStory Repertory presents Christmas productions

Redmond’s SecondStory Repertory will present “A Christmas Carol” and “Christmas Carol Junior” this month. “A Christmas Carol” will open at 8 p.m. Dec. 1-2 and… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Police K-9 unit tracks down suspect who threatens mother with gun

Redmond police arrested a male suspect who threatened his mother with a gun after being denied money last night near her home in the 8900… Continue reading

Election results finalized with no upsets

Results have been finalized for the November general election and shows the three forerunners in the Redmond City Council races have kept their leads. Three… Continue reading

Dhingra sworn in as 45th Legislative District senator

Manka Dhingra (right) is sworn in on Wednesday as the state senator for the 45th Legislative District at the King County Courthouse in Seattle. Dhingra’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Microsoft announces massive expansion to Redmond campus

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it will begin construction on a massive overhaul and expansion of its facilities in Redmond. Microsoft, which settled in the city… Continue reading

Man conned out of more that $20,000 in fraud scam | Police Blotter for Nov. 17-27

Monday, Nov. 27 Car prowl: Redmond police took a car-prowl report at 6:58 a.m. in the 6300 block of 188th Lane Northeast. A woman reported… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Origins Cannabis rolls into Redmond

Marijuana connoisseurs now have another option for buying weed in Redmond as Origins Cannabis has opened downtown. The store, which is the second location of… Continue reading

City council roundup: homelessness, document fees

New public records request fees were approved at the Nov. 21 Redmond City Council meeting, bringing the city in line with state guidelines. The fee… Continue reading

Bloodworks Northwest seeks holiday donors

As the holiday season is kicking into full swing, local blood banks are asking residents to make some time and donate blood. Bloodworks Northwest is… Continue reading

State Sen. Kuderer co-teaches math lesson at Stella Schola

Special to the Reporter Sen. Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue, recently co-taught a math lesson in an eighth-grade Algebra I class at Stella Schola Middle School in… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Police dog meets Cub Scout

Redmond Police Department’s K-9 unit, featuring Remy and officer Dan Smith, recently visited local Cub Scout Pack 557 at their meeting at Einstein Elementary to… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017