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Redmond firefighters associations offer $1,000 scholarships

The Redmond Firefighters Union, IAFF Local #2829, and Redmond Firefighters Benevolent Fund are offering $1,000 scholarships. Each applicant must be applying as a full-time student… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Redmond seeking summer-camp proposals

Redmond Parks and Recreation is currently seeking proposals for day-camp programs for the summer of 2018. Programs could include but are not limited to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Bear Creek School presents ‘An Evening of Mystery’

Bear Creek School’s Upper School drama students will present “An Evening of Mystery,” three one-act plays based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017
Taylor Moore, Farms for Life operations chair (right), with Michael Given and Scott Wootan from HERO House. Courtesy photo

Farms for Life celebrates another successful year

Submitted by Farms for Life Volunteers from Farms for Life and representatives of local social service agencies gathered at the Root Connection Farm in Woodinville… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017
Taylor Moore, Farms for Life operations chair (right), with Michael Given and Scott Wootan from HERO House. Courtesy photo

YES Adopt-a-Family Program provides relief to Eastside families in tough times

The Adopt-a-Family Program at Youth Eastside Services (YES) provides welcome economic relief to YES families by bringing community members together to meet needs during the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Klein’s trial is scheduled for February

Redmond naturopathic doctor Bruce A. Klein, who pleaded not guilty to charges of count 1 indecent liberties on Aug. 18, 2016, is scheduled for trial… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Eastside organ recipients represent Washington at national transplant summit

Two local organ donation recipients represented the transplant community last month at the inaugural Transplant Patient Summit in Washington, D.C. They were joined by more… Continue reading

Englund concedes 45th Legislative District race

Republican candidate Jinyoung Lee Englund, who was running against Democrat Manka Dhingra, has conceded in the race for the 45th state Legislative district Senate seat.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

DelBene, military honor Vietnam veterans in Redmond ceremony

Some 60 Vietnam War veterans gathered Friday at the Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars post to be honored by Rep. Suzan DelBene and fellow service… Continue reading

Redmond City Council approves land-use proposals

The Redmond City Council held public hearings on two land-use projects on Nov. 7. The first was on a proposal concerning the Group Health Overlake… Continue reading

Honoring veterans at Redmond event

The Redmond Senior Center held a Veterans Day event on Nov. 3. Courtesy photo… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Kids’ paint paradise: Covering the walls with colors at Redmond’s Art Works

There’s not many spaces where kids are actively encouraged to throw paint against a wall. While coming home to brightly-colored splotches everywhere might be a… Continue reading

Gabriel Cosmetics goes natural with skin care and makeup products

While its flagship store is located in Redmond, Gabriel De Santino has big plans for his cosmetic line, Gabriel Cosmetics. Those goals would build on… Continue reading

Redmond contributes to state’s top bike-friendly ranking in the country

Washington state was recently rated as the most bike-friendly state in the country. The League of American Bicyclists released its annual rating, with Washington coming… Continue reading

LWSD SAT scores well above state and national averages

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students continue to score higher on standardized tests than state and national averages. They scored on average 67 points higher… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Bellevue police still searching for answers in disappearance of Sky Metalwala 6 years later

Bellevue police announced Monday the sixth anniversary of the day a 2-year-old Bellevue boy went missing. Julia Biryukova reported her son Sky Metalwala on Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Himpler joins Together Center board of directors

Redmond’s Together Center has added Donna Himpler of Snoqualmie to its board of directors. Himpler is vice president of private banking at Columbia Bank in… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Emerald Heights brings nature indoors

Submitted by Eldergrow Emerald Heights, a retirement community in Redmond with an emphasis on independent living for its residents, has added something new for its… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Early election results show Dhingra, Fields ahead

Preliminary election results have been posted on the King County website for the Nov. 7 election. This election cycle saw many races which Redmond residents… Continue reading

Veterans continue to serve us every day | Guest Column

Every November, we honor our military veterans. What we sometimes overlook is that many veterans, after serving our country, return home to serve our communities… Continue reading