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Darrell Lowe was appointed as the city’s new chief of police. Courtesy photo

Redmond appoints new police chief and human resources director

Darrell Lowe was appointed as the new chief of police and Cathryn Laird as the new human resources director.

  • Sep 5, 2019
Darrell Lowe was appointed as the city’s new chief of police. Courtesy photo

New MMR immunization requirements before school starts

All K-12 students need to have received the MMR vaccine before first day of school.

Owners of Redmond’s Bai Tong restaurant plead guilty to tax scheme

Married couple accused of using “tax zapper” software to hide cash sales.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County allocates $318 million for education

Money will go toward early education and postsecondary support.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County pushes back report on for-hire driver trafficking training

The report was originally due in October but has been extended until next spring.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County set to bring in tax-free housing funding

It’s set to reap $100 million over the next 20 years from state coffers.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

Local project gives small farmers a big boost

SnoValley Tilth’s Experience Farming Project gives new farmers a chance to muddy their boots.

Redmond adopts Seattle PD’s Safe Place program

Redmond police will partner with businesses to provide hate crime victims safety.

One wheel stolen from bike the rest remained | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Aug. 5-10.

  • Aug 23, 2019
Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday. Madison Miller/staff photo

LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year

LWSD and LWESP are bargaining for a new three-year contract.

Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday. Madison Miller/staff photo

District Court Judge Peter Nault dies after 25 years on the bench

The county council will appoint a judge to fill the open spot.

Redmond’s Community Court hits one-year milestone

The court uses a different approach to addressing low-level offenses.

RapidRide to end with Totem Lake following alternate Redmond proposal

Metro officials say they are moving forward with long-range plan.

Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Victim finds his stolen motorcycle a block away | Police Blotter

Police Blotter for July 29 - Aug. 3.

  • Aug 14, 2019

Birney and Fields likely to advance to mayoral general election

Carson and Jimenez are also likely to advance to the general election.

Bliesner and Wilkins likely to advance to general election

As of Tuesday evening 26,692 ballots were returned out of 114,894 registered voters for the school board race.