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King County Council passes sexual harassment reform policy

Specifics of each agency’s protocols and funding for training still need to be sorted out.

A connected corridor

Local officials, transit representatives discuss construction, funding progress on I-405 projects.

FBI recognizes Redmond police detective for devotion to duty in sex trafficking case.

FBI recognizes Redmond detective for devotion to duty in sex trafficking case.

  • Jun 26, 2018
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Housing is still a problem in America

A Harvard report shows the housing market is still hard on low and moderate income residents.

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Wyman addresses accusations of deceptive signature-gathering

Washington secretary of state, Kim Wyman, outlines the rights and limitations of petitioners.

  • Jun 26, 2018

The many hurdles from farm to table

From environmental regulations to expensive land, local farmers have a lot on their plate

Suspect killed by Redmond police in Kirkland identified

Marcelo Castellano was fatally shot by Redmond police after failing to comply with arrest orders.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County executive proposes $100 million affordable housing bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons
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Unknown suspect steals eight-foot obelisk | Police blotter

This is not a complete list of all incidents that occurred in Redmond during this time period.

  • Jun 21, 2018
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An afternoon at the river

A Great Blue Heron stands at the Sammamish River at Luke McRedmond Landing on Tuesday afternoon. Andy Nystrom / staff photo… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

Report shows Redmond’s drinking water was safe in 2017

The annual drinking water quality report showed no contamination risks for Redmond’s water supply.

Suspect killed during Redmond police shooting was armed convicted felon, subject of investigation

Police located a handgun in the suspect’s possession at the time of the shooting.

  • Jun 15, 2018

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

48th District candidates discuss homelessness, quality of life at Redmond forum

Candidates for Washington State Legislative District 48 Pos. 2, were invited to the First Baptist Church of Redmond for the first in a series of… Continue reading

Suspect dies in Redmond officer-involved shooting at Kirkland Safeway

Police are advising people to stay clear of emergency responders.

  • Jun 14, 2018
An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link
Photos of Toketi Lakeshore Condominiums and the fire’s aftermath courtesy of the Redmond Fire Department

Condo fire in Redmond displaces at least 20 residents

A massive fire at Toketi Lakeshore Condominiums shot flames above a three-story building Monday night.

Photos of Toketi Lakeshore Condominiums and the fire’s aftermath courtesy of the Redmond Fire Department
A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Sound Transit faces $240 million class-action lawsuit

An Auburn lawmaker has organized a suit that claims the new car tab taxes are unconstitutional.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons