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Bushnell Craft Brewing on the move with plans to expand

Bushnell Craft Brewing is on the move this year after 3½ years operating out of a taproom and restaurant in Redmond. Kempton Bushnell, who opened… Continue reading

Redmond City Council approves affordable housing funds

Several items were approved at Tuesday’s Redmond City Council meeting, including some dealing with the budget process. A timeline for budget planning was approved by… Continue reading

New Quest Factor escape rooms open in Redmond

Escape rooms have been growing in popularity in recent years and a new business in Redmond is putting a twist on the classic formula. The… Continue reading

Food inspector closes Redmond grocery store

A Public Health food inspector closed Big Bazaar, located at 2789 152nd Ave. N.E. in Redmond, at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 due to the… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Victim reports her identity was fraudulently used in California | Police blotter for Feb. 13-19

Monday, Feb. 19 Fraud: Redmond police took a fraud report at 3:18 p.m. in the 14200 block of Northeast 80th Place. The victim stated her… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Tax cutting options for low-income homeowners

With property taxes rising an average of 17 percent for 2018 bills in King County, the City of Redmond is reminding residents of two tax… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Public meeting set for Seritage project on March 8

An informational public meeting will be held for the Seritage project proposed for the current site of the Sears department store in Overlake from 6-7:30… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Redmond first responders recognized

At their Feb. 6 meeting, Redmond’s mayor and city council recognized first responders from the City of Redmond Public Safety Team for their quick actions… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Early results: Lake Washington School District levies are passing, bond is failing

Early results from Tuesday’s election are in and show mixed results. Voters in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) voted to approve two levies that… Continue reading

Hopelink receives $1 million gift from Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust

Born in Montana and raised in the northwest, Elizabeth Ruth Wallace worked for the U.S. Army, helped her husband run the family pharmacy in California,… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Congresswoman DelBene teams up with National Board-Certified Teacher

Special to the Reporter Congresswoman Suzan DelBene recently co-taught an integrated science and English lesson in an eighth-grade classroom at Stella Schola Middle School in… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Redmond writer’s poem featured in recycling campaign

A Redmond resident recently had her poem selected as part of a Waste Management campaign tailored toward Spanish speakers in Puget Sound. Elena Westbrook wrote… Continue reading

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Employee reports more than $1,400 of merchandise stolen from shop | Police Blotter for Feb. 6-12

Monday, Feb. 12 Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 11:17 a.m. in the 16400 block of Northeast 122nd Street. A man reported having… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

Mayor Marchione delivers State of the City address

Redmond mayor John Marchione presented his annual State of the City address Thursday morning at the Marriott hotel in the Redmond Town Center. Marchione is… Continue reading

Klein’s trial moved to April 10

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

  • Feb 14, 2018

Man trespassed from fast-food restaurant after yelling at customers/ Police Blotter for Jan. 31-Feb. 4

Wednesday, Jan. 31 Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 5:19 p.m. in the 7300 block of 164th Avenue Northeast. A woman reported her… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018

House approves budget without DACA protections

A budget deal approved by the Congressional House of Representatives to fund the government failed to include protection for Dreamers, which was a key aspect… Continue reading

Hi-Fi Brewing will close next week after five years in Redmond

Hi-Fi Brewing will be shutting down next week after five years spent creating craft beers in Redmond. The brewery opened in 2013 and has been… Continue reading

Diving deeper into state bridges report

A report recently released listed the most traveled structurally deficient bridges in the state showing many of them are close to home. According to the… Continue reading