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Suspect arrested for DUI, nearly four times legal limit | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 24 through 26, courtesy of the RPD blog.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Aerotek, TEKsystems hold charity golf tournament

Aerotek and TEKsystems held its Wounded Warrior and Team Gleason Golf Tournament Sept. 28 at Willows Run Golf Complex in Redmond. They raised $20,000, including… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

‘Technologist and philanthropist’ Paul Allen dies at 65

The Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner died from cancer on Monday.

Thief scams woman, claiming to be her granddaughter | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 21 through 23, courtesy of the RPD blog.

  • Oct 15, 2018

Redmond aims to make parks, trails more accessible

The city is developing an ADA transition plan, which may extend to all facilities.

Mayor John Marchione urged all residents to “speak out against domestic violence and support LifeWire’s efforts to prevent and end domestic abuse,” on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of LifeWire.

Redmond mayor proclaims October as Domestic Violence Action Month

Andrew Farrell, a LifeWire board director, helps the city council proclaim Domestic Violence Action Month on Oct. 2.

Mayor John Marchione urged all residents to “speak out against domestic violence and support LifeWire’s efforts to prevent and end domestic abuse,” on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of LifeWire.
Police recovered this stolen saw, among other expensive tools, when they arrested the suspected tool thief. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Redmond’s Pro-Act team nabs tool thief in latest bust

The Redmond Police Department’s Pro-Act unit has been conducting crime investigations for 13 years.

Police recovered this stolen saw, among other expensive tools, when they arrested the suspected tool thief. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Mayor John Marchione presented the 2019-20 preliminary biennial budget at Tuesday’s City Council meeting on Oct. 2.

Mayor presents $797 million preliminary biennial budget

Redmond Mayor John Marchione presented the 2019-20 preliminary biennial budget on Oct. 2.

Mayor John Marchione presented the 2019-20 preliminary biennial budget at Tuesday’s City Council meeting on Oct. 2.
A Redmond police officer high fives Horace Mann Elementary students on International Walk to school Day on Oct. 10. Thousands of schools across the country, including 10 Redmond schools, participated in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day. Redmond students helped reduce neighborhood traffic congestion and local air pollution by walking, biking, carpooling or riding the school bus. International Walk to School Day is facilitated as a part of Redmond’s SchoolPool program. The program works with schools to provide education on safety topics and events like Walk and Bike to School Days to encourage healthy behaviors for students and also rewards local students and schools for reducing the number of drive-alone trips to school. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond schools participate in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day

On Oct. 10, thousands of schools across the country, including 10 Redmond schools, participated in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day. Redmond students helped… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2018
A Redmond police officer high fives Horace Mann Elementary students on International Walk to school Day on Oct. 10. Thousands of schools across the country, including 10 Redmond schools, participated in the 22nd Annual Walk to School Day. Redmond students helped reduce neighborhood traffic congestion and local air pollution by walking, biking, carpooling or riding the school bus. International Walk to School Day is facilitated as a part of Redmond’s SchoolPool program. The program works with schools to provide education on safety topics and events like Walk and Bike to School Days to encourage healthy behaviors for students and also rewards local students and schools for reducing the number of drive-alone trips to school. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Suspects prowl three unlocked cars in one night | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 17 through 20. Courtesy of the Redmond police blog.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Kid-friendly Halloween House coming to Redmond

The American Legion will hold a kid-friendly and safe Halloween House from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the VFW Hall in Redmond, 4330… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2018

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

Redmond’s downtown light rail station will be elevated

The Sound Transit Board voted in September to raise the future light rail track and station.

Tererai Trent to headline Hopelink luncheon

The Redmond-based organization’s 23rd luncheon is set for Oct. 15.

  • Oct 5, 2018
Crews extinguished the fire quickly but the vehicle was fully destroyed. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police

Serial arsonist strikes seven Redmond vehicles

Police are investigating the arsons but have not yet arrested a suspect.

Crews extinguished the fire quickly but the vehicle was fully destroyed. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police

Redmond police search for vehicle arsonist

The suspect is responsible for vehicle fires in the Education Hill and Downtown neighborhoods.

  • Oct 3, 2018

Executive Dow Constantine proposes $11.6 Billion budget

With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.