Andy Nystrom

Former Microsoft employee pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

Former Microsoft Corp. employee Alex Kibkalo pleaded guilty on Monday in United States District Court in Seattle to leaking confidential company information to a technology blogger in July and August 2012.

Riders take risks while striving for success on ‘Odysseo’ stage

In a rare occurrence earlier this month, according to Cavalia public-relations director Eric Paquette, an “Odysseo” trick rider lost her balance and fell off her horse during a Sunday matinee performance at Marymoor Park.

It’s go time for Redmond High, Overlake-Bear Creek baseball teams

Brandon Burditt and Bryce Steckler are hitting and running strong for Redmond High’s baseball squad. Peter Perkins and Matt Kaiser are carrying big bats for the Overlake-Bear Creek team.

Tragedies affect everyone | Editor’s Notebook

I drove to work on Tuesday morning, but I don’t recall many details of what transpired on the way there.

‘Odysseo’ horses get friendly with sight-impaired children | SLIDESHOW

Dorian Escalon smiled, patted his chest and noted that there’s a special bond between horses and children.

Redmond students witness Dream Act signing in Olympia

Four Redmond High School (RHS) students and one graduate didn’t want to miss out on the historic occasion in Olympia on Feb. 26.

Getting fit, feeling satisfied with personal trainers | Health and Wellness

“We get a lot of dings as we get older,” John Chouinard laughed when he described one of the reasons why he works out with personal trainer Ed Tessel at Gold’s Gym in Redmond.

Running helps make your body and mind happy | Health and Wellness

Whether Kelsey Dunn is running on the rough terrain of a cross country course or the smooth surface of the track, she’s pleased with her surroundings. The Redmond High senior athlete is giving her body a workout and is in the presence of friends. It’s an ideal world for the 18-year-old.

Redmond’s Klassen dives to first at state

As Eric Klassen stood on the board prior to the final dive of his high school career, he waited for a few moments before springing into action.

Redmond police, state patrol serve search warrant in Sinclaire case

Redmond Police Department (RPD) detectives and members of the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab were part of a search-warrant service on Wednesday morning in Bellevue to hunt for evidence in a missing-person's case from two-and-a-half years ago.

Redmond’s Bruno grabs honor for hauling in 1,218 rebounds at Santa Clara University

Some kids shoot baskets into a hoop lodged onto their family’s garage door. Liz Bruno had the garage thing down, but no hoop.

Nadella takes the reins as Microsoft’s new CEO

Tuesday was a humbling day for Satya Nadella, the new chief executive officer for Microsoft Corp. The 46-year-old began a new, monumental phase of his Microsoft journey, one which he launched 22 years ago at the Redmond company.

Redmond High soccer players score with letters of intent

Redmond High scored a hat trick on Wednesday morning when three of its student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college soccer next season.

Redmond Seahawks fans head to the victory parade

Craig Salathe sported a vintage Steve Largent Seattle Seahawks jersey. His son, Max, donned a new Russell Wilson jersey. The Redmond residents were shivering a bit from the cold this morning, but they were both wearing Super Bowl victory smiles as they waited for the 545 SoundTransit bus to take them to downtown Seattle and the big parade, which started at 11 a.m.

Seahawk fever: Redmond residents, businesses get into the Super Bowl spirit

You can't avoid the Seattle Seahawks these days. Wherever you go, there's 12th Man flags flying, people wearing jerseys and talking Hawks.

Sprucing up Westside Park on MLK Day of Service

Seda Terek participates in Green Redmond's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service this morning by helping spruce up Westside Park in Redmond.

Niners lose, sadness wins — but we’ll be back next year | Editor’s Notebook

I remember waiting for the dreaded phone call from my schoolmate, Tony.

Support Redmond theater this weekend | Editor’s Notebook

The role of Romeo was not for me. In seventh grade, my drama teacher wanted us to tackle some Shakespeare and she selected me to play the lead role in “Romeo and Juliet,” but there was no way I was ready to be in the spotlight.

Redmond police officers locate man suspected of DUI who fled on foot

A host of Redmond Police Department squad cars were stationed at various intersections of Redmond-Woodinville Road Northeast on Tuesday morning as officers searched for a male suspected of driving under the influence.

Redmond High wrestlers racking up victories this season

Alex Kudryashov and Chase Simmons both attended J. Robinson’s intensive wrestling camps, the ones that reward athletes with T-shirts that read: “I survived.”