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Salmon can be seen all across the Eastside

Chinook and coho salmon will be returning to their spawning grounds through early November.

City of Redmond welcomes two new directors

Rachel Van Winkle will lead parks and recreation and Jonny Chambers will oversee IT services.

  • Sep 29, 2018

Finding a balance: wine, food and the future of the Sammamish Valley

A proposed ordinance has put a neighborhood association at odds with local tasting rooms.

LWSD students named National Merit semifinalists

Students now compete for scholarships worth more than $31 million.

  • Sep 28, 2018
Redmond Police Department encourage locals to remove things such as backpacks, laptops, purses or anything of value to discourage prowlers. Photo courtesy of the RPD Twitter account

Redmond police emphasize community policing amid car prowl spike

Law enforcement is increasing community outreach after car prowls have increased over the years.

Redmond Police Department encourage locals to remove things such as backpacks, laptops, purses or anything of value to discourage prowlers. Photo courtesy of the RPD Twitter account

Redmond’s City Hall receives champion level EnviroStars status

The program assists businesses with and recognizes them for environmentally sustainable actions.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Suspect arrested after weapon discovered in his vehicle | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 10 through 13. Courtesy of the RPD blog.

  • Sep 26, 2018

Redmond student earns perfect ACT score

Pranav Sukumar also got top marks in each of the individual test sections.

  • Sep 26, 2018

County moves ahead with Marymoor wetland restoration

The project would help keep Lake Sammamish levels consistent and improve salmon habitat.

Emerald Heights names new marketing and sales director

Jacqueline Claessens will oversee marketing programming at the Redmond senior living community.

  • Sep 26, 2018

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories

TSAFF focuses on Pakistan in this year’s film festival.

The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a video of the situation as seen through their traffic cameras. Screenshot courtesy of the WSDOT Twitter account

UPDATE: Man peacefully in custody after 520 bridge standoff

Police closed all lanes on the floating bridge after finding an uncooperative driver had a shot gun.

The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a video of the situation as seen through their traffic cameras. Screenshot courtesy of the WSDOT Twitter account

Redmond mayor’s ‘Day of Concern’ food drive is this weekend

This year’s food drive will be on Sept. 22-23 at the Bella Bottega QFC.

  • Sep 21, 2018
Kirkland firefighters and Puget Sound Energy staff examine the aftermath of a four-hour fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Village and “annihilated” Decks and Spas. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Locals rally around business incinerated by Rose Hill fire

A GoFundMe campaign for Kirkland’s Decks and Spas, formerly of Redmond, has raised $11,995 to rebuild the business.

Kirkland firefighters and Puget Sound Energy staff examine the aftermath of a four-hour fire that destroyed the Rose Hill Village and “annihilated” Decks and Spas. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Lake Washington students continue to score well above state average on state assessments

Work continues to ensure every student is successful.

  • Sep 20, 2018

Redmond Historical Society marks milestones amid many changes

Group celebrates 15 years of walking tours, which give glimpses into community’s colorful past.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

County officials warn of more HIV transmissions among homeless drug users

A group of eight recently homeless and heterosexual injection-drug users in north King County were diagnosed with HIV by county health officials over the past… Continue reading

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.

Two new elementary schools open in Redmond

New schools provide space for 690 students each; eases overcrowding in LWSD.

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.