Bill Christianson

Community members packed the auditorium at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center to honor Melissa Batten and take a stand against domestic violence

Honoring Melissa, sparking action: Leaders urge residents to help put an end to the senseless crime of domestic violence

People of all factions gathered at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center Wednesday evening to remember Melissa Catherine Brooks Batten and take a stand against domestic violence.

Community members packed the auditorium at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center to honor Melissa Batten and take a stand against domestic violence

Paving the way for a paid day off

Many see the Labor Day weekend as the last days of summer. It’s the last long weekend before the dreary days of fall and winter. It’s the last paid holiday before Thanksgiving.

Take a stand against domestic violence, attend Wednesday’s vigil

Melissa Batten just wanted to move on with her life. Joseph Batten didn’t allow that to happen.

Joe and Ade Tso own and operate Flavor Bakery & Cafe.

Flavor Bakery & Cafe has plenty to offer

Flavor Bakery & Cafe, a new family-run, friendly eatery in Redmond, offers a little bit of everything from bubble tea to beef chow mein to mango cheesecake.

Joe and Ade Tso own and operate Flavor Bakery & Cafe.

Saving bucks for back-to-school

Back-to-school season is here, but for many, the budget is bare.

Alarming evidence adds to murder-suicide mystery

Investigators believe the man who committed last month’s murder-suicide at a Redmond apartment complex wanted to carry out a much more obsessive, elaborate plan – possibly abduction.

Riding for a reason

Allison Brucker said she is still recovering from last weekend’s Courage Classic Bicycle Tour, a three-day, 162-mile trek through three mountain passes.

Murdered woman had protection order against suicidal husband

The woman who was shot several times in the torso last week by her estranged husband outside of her Redmond apartment was identified as Melissa Batten, according to the King County Medical Examiner's office.

Redmond Police detectives investigate the crime scene of a murder-suicide in a parking lot at the Archstone Redmond Campus Apartments on Tuesday. Officals say a man fired several shots

Murder-suicide: Woman, man shot dead in Redmond parking lot near Microsoft

A protection order did not dissuade a man from finding his estranged wife and committing a murder-suicide at the Archstone Redmond Campus Apartments on 156th Avenue Northeast Tuesday morning.

Redmond Police detectives investigate the crime scene of a murder-suicide in a parking lot at the Archstone Redmond Campus Apartments on Tuesday. Officals say a man fired several shots
A faulty lamp caused a fast-moving fire that engulfed and destroyed the home of Eighth Congressional District candidate Darcy Burner. The charred home is located between Redmond and Carnation along the shore of Ames Lake.

‘Lucky to be alive:’ Burner moves forward after devastating fire

It was supposed to be Darcy Burner’s day for rest and relaxation. Instead, it was a day of devastation and near death, caused by a “faulty lamp.”

A faulty lamp caused a fast-moving fire that engulfed and destroyed the home of Eighth Congressional District candidate Darcy Burner. The charred home is located between Redmond and Carnation along the shore of Ames Lake.

Staying cool and safe in the summertime

Summer is finally heating up and that means people will be looking for ways to cool off.

Redmond man shot by police charged with burglary, assault

A Redmond man who was shot twice by a Redmond Police officer has been charged with first-degree burglary and two counts of second-degree assault after he went on a drunken rampage, armed with a large knife.

Dad’s day of rest

Growing up, I didn’t get to see my dad as much as most kids.

Redmond track stars place in top five at state meet

Redmond long-distance runner Anthony Ellis tuned up for his college career with a silver-medal performance and senior sprinter Allen Hall proved his worth at last weekend’s Class 4A boys state track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Sarah Lord (No. 7) placed second in the 3

Lord captures silver, bronze medals

Redmond junior Sarah Lord continued to build on her Star Track resume at last weekend’s Class 4A state track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Sarah Lord (No. 7) placed second in the 3

New program is out of this world

Gone are the days of setting up the tiny tripod telescope on the back porch in hopes of spotting that elusive shooting star.