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Budget: City plans to advance citizen priorities for the next two years | City Council Column

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

On Dec. 2, the Redmond City Council approved a budget for the coming 2015-16 biennium. After a thorough review, council members took action to ratify a budget that maps out the city’s efforts to advance citizen priorities for the next two years.

 

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Black Friday Sale! And we give thanks for being first in line | Cartoon

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 12:12PM

Black Friday Sale! And we give thanks for being first in line.

Schools foundation celebrates 10 years, $2 million invested in students | Guest Column

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:43AM

With more than 26,000 students and numerous honors and awards, the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is one of the largest and most successful school districts in Washington. Part of this success is due to financial support from the community through Lake Washington Schools Foundation. Since 2005, the foundation has awarded the district nearly $2 million to support district-wide initiatives and provide classroom tools to help all students succeed. Foundation Board President Minerva Butler, along with the foundation’s board of trustees thanks the community for their donations and involvement in their schools.

City budget: Working to build, maintain a quality community in the most cost-effective way | Mayor's Column

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:17AM

Every other fall, I submit a two-year budget and six-year financial plan to the Redmond City Council. Together we review the cost of city services through performance measures, agree to achieve certain outcomes and evaluate our revenue levels as a percentage of community income (price of government).

D.C. trip features newsroom visits, bonding with fellow journalists | Reporter's Notebook

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 11:48AM

As a high school journalism student, one of the things I looked forward to every school year was attending national conventions.

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