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LWSD to place capital projects levy on April 23 ballot

Levy will address immediate capacity needs and district-wide safety measures.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Redmond woman tied to ‘sham’ charity scheme

The defendants gained more than $1 million and gave very little to those they claimed to be helping.

Council’s redevelopment plans jeopardize businesses in southeast Redmond

Redevelopment is part of the city’s comprehensive plan for urbanization and to accommodate the East Link Light Rail by 2024.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Police ask public for footage from Redmond Lights attack on officers

The attack occurred just before 5 p.m. on Dec. 1 in the 7800 block of Leary Way.

  • Dec 6, 2018
Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson will also serve as the interim public works director, until a new director is hired. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Redmond police chief Wilson named interim public works director

Chief Kristi Wilson will serve as chief of police and the new interim public works director.

Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson will also serve as the interim public works director, until a new director is hired. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

County set to test long-range electric buses

The buses would be able to travel more than 140 miles without recharging.

Redmond manufacturer helps NASA’s Mars mission succeed

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Redmond facility produces thrusters that are used by NASA and others.

Darcy Nothnagle and ideaX student, Max Duvall. The Boeing Company’s grant will help KCLS expand its STEAM education programs, which includes its ideaX program, which opened its first Makerspace at the Bellevue Library. Photo courtesy of Richelle King

King County library foundation wins Boeing grant

KCLSF receives an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company

Darcy Nothnagle and ideaX student, Max Duvall. The Boeing Company’s grant will help KCLS expand its STEAM education programs, which includes its ideaX program, which opened its first Makerspace at the Bellevue Library. Photo courtesy of Richelle King
Firefighters extinguish the garage fire in Redmond. The fire would have spread much more without the home’s sprinkler system. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Firefighters quell Redmond house fire

Firefighters from Redmond, Kirkland and Woodinville extinguished the fire with help from sprinklers.

Firefighters extinguish the garage fire in Redmond. The fire would have spread much more without the home’s sprinkler system. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond
The Centralia Power Plant is a coal-burning plant owned by TransAlta which supplies 380 megawatts to Puget Sound Energy. It is located in Lewis County and slated to shut down by 2025. Aaron Kunkler/Staff Photo

National report outlines climate change’s course for the Northwest

More fires, floods and drought appear to be on their way for Washington state.

The Centralia Power Plant is a coal-burning plant owned by TransAlta which supplies 380 megawatts to Puget Sound Energy. It is located in Lewis County and slated to shut down by 2025. Aaron Kunkler/Staff Photo
The 2019-20 county budget of $11.7 billion dollars passed by the King County Council. The King County budget priorities are affordable housing and homelessness, public safety, local services, expanding transit access and options, environment, parks and recreation, and equity an health. Graphic courtesy of King County

County council passes 2019-20 budget

Budget priorities include affordable housing and homelessness, public safety and expanding transit access and options.

The 2019-20 county budget of $11.7 billion dollars passed by the King County Council. The King County budget priorities are affordable housing and homelessness, public safety, local services, expanding transit access and options, environment, parks and recreation, and equity an health. Graphic courtesy of King County

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

The Council recognized the AFIS program as it celebrates 30 years of assisting law enforcement throughout King County. Councilmembers, AFIS staff and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht join AFIS regional manager, Carol Gillespie. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes county’s Automated Fingerprint Information System

For three decades, AFIS has helped law enforcement solve thousands of cases.

The Council recognized the AFIS program as it celebrates 30 years of assisting law enforcement throughout King County. Councilmembers, AFIS staff and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht join AFIS regional manager, Carol Gillespie. Photo courtesy of King County.
Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments spoke on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

Washington’s attorney general talks veterans, guns and suing Trump

Bob Ferguson visited the Redmond Rotary Club on Nov. 15.

King County Flood Control District approves 2019 Budget on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of King County Flood Control District.

King County Flood Control District approves $93 million budget

The 2019 District Budget will maintain current flood protection services.

King County Flood Control District approves 2019 Budget on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of King County Flood Control District.
Vader served the Redmond Police Department for more than seven years and enjoyed a four-year retirement as the Hovenden family pet. Photos courtesy of RPD

Former Redmond police K-9 Vader, dies at 13

Vader served the department for more than 7 years and spent his retirement as a full-time family pet.

Vader served the Redmond Police Department for more than seven years and enjoyed a four-year retirement as the Hovenden family pet. Photos courtesy of RPD
Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Youth Eastside Services celebrates 50 years

YES celebrates 50 years of providing youth and family behavioral health services.

Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.
Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Police plead for help in search for missing boy

Sky has been missing since Nov. 6, 2011 and turned 9 years old on Sept. 2.

Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Suspect arrested after stealing paychecks | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter from Oct. 22 through 24. Courtesy of the RPD blog.

  • Nov 7, 2018