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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.
Cirque du Soleil dazzles the audience with its latest show “VOLTA,” at Marymoor Park. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Cirque du Soleil premieres ‘VOLTA’ in Redmond

The show premiered Sept. 7 and will conclude Nov. 4.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles the audience with its latest show “VOLTA,” at Marymoor Park. Madison Miller/staff photo.
The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Redmond woman dies in crash near Sammamish and Fall City

Two vehicles crashed near Tolt Hill Road along Redmond-Fall City Road, incinerating a dump truck.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Washington schools update student discipline rules

The new rules will minimize suspension and expulsions for minor offenses.

LWSF announces campaign to help kids start school year strong

Pantry Packs is a featured beneficiary of Start Strong campaign.

  • Sep 7, 2018

Activists question PSE’s energy plan update at meeting

Puget Sound Energy representatives presented an annual update to their integrated resource plan.

More apartments coming to Redmond’s Bear Creek Parkway

The Bear Creek mixed-use development will create 360 apartments.

Burglar claims to be son of Bruce Lee | Police blotter

The Redmond Police blotter for Aug. 20 through 22.

  • Sep 5, 2018

Longtime Redmond baseball coach passes away at age 80

For Les Dow, baseball was the game of his life.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Universal mental health screenings to be introduced in local middle schools

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Cirque du Soleil raises its Big Top at Marymoor

It takes 60 people to push more than 100 poles to lift the iconic canvas.

Heat-map of Redmond bike theft reports for this year. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Bike thefts on the rise in Redmond

The number of bike theft reports in Redmond has more than quintupled over the past decade.

Heat-map of Redmond bike theft reports for this year. Courtesy of the Redmond Police Department

Suspect shoplifts boxed wine, chugs it outside the store | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Aug. 13 through 15.

  • Aug 29, 2018

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

Redmond council approves Overlake’s Seritage development

The approval paves the way for mixed-use development on 14-acres in the Overlake neighborhood.

Reykdal: Washington State will not arm its teachers

State Superintendent responds to Betsy Devos’ consideration to arm teachers.

  • Aug 25, 2018
Redmond City Hall

Redmond CIP projects impacted by 302 strike

Five projects are already slowed or stopped because of the strike.

  • Aug 24, 2018
Redmond City Hall

Redmond’s vision to come to fruition with Downtown Park opening

The area has transformed into an urban center over the past decade.