Bill Christianson

The Overlake School graduate Dean Poplawski excelled in three sports

Overlake student athlete shines bright | Reporter Male Athlete of the Year

Dean Poplawski, a three-sport star and standout student at The Overlake School, is the Redmond Reporter's 2011-12 Male Athlete of the Year.

The Overlake School graduate Dean Poplawski excelled in three sports
Bellevue-Redmond Road at Northeast 40th Street is closed after a rollover accident this morning around 6 a.m.

Woman in stable condition after rollover collision near Bellevue-Redmond border | Update

A Redmond woman remains in stable condition at a Bellevue hospital after she drove through a red light at the intersection of Bel-Red Road and Northeast and collided with another vehicle early Thursday morning.

Bellevue-Redmond Road at Northeast 40th Street is closed after a rollover accident this morning around 6 a.m.
Microsoft

Microsoft CEO joins investment group for proposed Seattle arena

Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Redmond-based technology giant Microsoft, Corp., is part of an investment group looking to build a new sports arena and bring an NBA franchise back to Seattle, San Francisco hedge fund manager Chris Hansen announced Wednesday morning.

Microsoft
Redmond High School baseball coach Dan Pudwill guided the Mustangs to a 16-9 record and third straight state-tournament appearance after his team started the season 0-7.

Pudwill never gave up, led turnaround for Redmond High baseball | Reporter Coach of the Year

Redmond High School baseball coach Dan Pudwill is the Redmond Reporter’s 2011-12 Coach of the Year for guiding the Mustangs’ remarkable turnaround.

Redmond High School baseball coach Dan Pudwill guided the Mustangs to a 16-9 record and third straight state-tournament appearance after his team started the season 0-7.
Road work will begin next week on Redmond Way between 132nd Avenue Northeast and Bear Creek Parkway.

Drivers should expect delays as road work along Redmond Way begins next week

Major road work on Redmond Way will begin next week and drivers should expect delays in both directions of traffic for the next several weeks.

Road work will begin next week on Redmond Way between 132nd Avenue Northeast and Bear Creek Parkway.
New RHS boys' basketball coach Brian Lund

Former Mustang star, LWHS coach takes the reigns of Redmond High boys’ basketball team

Brian Lund is heading back to Redmond High School (RHS). RHS athletic director John Appelgate announced Tuesday that Lund, a 1991 RHS graduate, will be the Mustangs new head boys' basketball coach.

New RHS boys' basketball coach Brian Lund
The Overlake boys' soccer team celebrates after beating Chelan

Overlake claims state soccer title, gives coach an emotional lift

Bob Bristol tried his best to stay on an even keel throughout a season of personal pain and heartache. But after his Overlake School boys' soccer team won the Class 1A state title at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner last Saturday, he could no longer hold his emotions back.

The Overlake boys' soccer team celebrates after beating Chelan
The Bear Creek School senior Maddie Magee is all smiles after clearing 5 feet

Magee wins third straight Class 2B state high jump title

The Bear Creek School senior Maddie Magee won her third straight Class 2B state high jump title over the weekend — and she did it in record fashion.

The Bear Creek School senior Maddie Magee is all smiles after clearing 5 feet
Redmond High School senior Jessica Kinssies once again broke her own school record in the shot put

Kinssies places fourth in shot put at state meet; Lord earns bronze medal in the high jump

Redmond High School senior Jessica Kinssies saved her best for last at the recent Class 4A state track and field meet at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Redmond High School senior Jessica Kinssies once again broke her own school record in the shot put

Two former Hopelink employees charged with stealing and reselling bus passes

King County prosecutors have filed felony theft charges against two former Hopelink employees, who allegedly stole and resold more than $95,000 worth of bus passes between May 2009 and March 2010.

Overlake School senior Jesse Klug scored three goals — his third straight hat trick — in the Owls' 4-1 state quarterfinal win against Vashon Island last Saturday. The Owls take on undefeated Ridgefield in a state semifinal game Friday.

Overlake boys’ soccer team beats Vashon Island, advances to Class 1A state semifinals

The Overlake School boys' soccer team is one win away from the Class 1A state-title game.

Overlake School senior Jesse Klug scored three goals — his third straight hat trick — in the Owls' 4-1 state quarterfinal win against Vashon Island last Saturday. The Owls take on undefeated Ridgefield in a state semifinal game Friday.

Experienced Redmond aims to take out Kentridge in state baseball opener

The surging Redmond High School baseball team will bring a wealth of state-tournament experience to Kent Memorial Park when it takes on Kentridge in a Class 4A state playoff opener Saturday.

Redmond High School senior Patrick McGrath

Short-haired Mustangs set another date with state: Redmond baseball plays tonight for Kingco title

After losing its first seven games, the Mustangs will be making their third straight trip to the Class 4A state tournament with short-cut hairdos and a common goal: to win a state championship.

Redmond High School senior Patrick McGrath
Ashley Graham

Redmond High grad helps train players, hopes for opportunity to play again

A familiar former Mustang basketball star is helping younger players develop their skills while she waits for an opportunity to showcase her own.

Ashley Graham
Trevor Guyton

Redmond grad Guyton drafted in seventh round of NFL draft

Trevor Guyton became the first Redmond High School graduate to be drafted by the NFL after the Minnesota Vikings took the University of California-Berkeley defensive lineman in the seventh round of Saturday's NFL Draft.

Trevor Guyton
New Redmond Saturday Market director Nicole Package and new president Pete Godwin will be leading the way for the market

Redmond Saturday Market’s 37th season starts Saturday with new vendors, entertainment and management

The Redmond Saturday Market, the oldest-running market on the Eastside, returns for its 37th season this Saturday at the corner of Leary Way Northeast and Bear Creek Parkway with many new vendors and entertainers and even a new management team.

New Redmond Saturday Market director Nicole Package and new president Pete Godwin will be leading the way for the market
Plans for a proposed mixed-use development in Overlake call for removal of more than 1

City, Group Health, Sustainable Redmond fail to reach agreement concerning Overlake plan at mediation meeting

A recent mediation meeting with a grassroots, pro-tree organization, the City of Redmond and Group Health Cooperative resulted in continued disagreement over an approved plan to cut down more than 1,000 trees to make way for a 28-acre, mixed-use development in Overlake.

Plans for a proposed mixed-use development in Overlake call for removal of more than 1
Overlake School sophomore Jackson Umberger warms up before a baseball in the Dominican Republic as a cow stands next to him.

Community service first, baseball second: Overlake-Bear Creek baseball team helps others during trip to Dominican Republic

The Overlake-Bear Creek baseball team recently got to see firsthand the harsh realities of the Dominican Republic along with the passion and fortitude of its residents.

Overlake School sophomore Jackson Umberger warms up before a baseball in the Dominican Republic as a cow stands next to him.

Bike park plans ‘not in concert with neighborhood,’ opponent says: City Council appeal hearing set for May 8

Harold Zeitz says he has nothing against the two decade-old, make-shift community bike park near his house on Education Hill. But he is against to the city’s plans for expansion. Zeitz said he is one of more than 100 residents who oppose a planned bike project that would add more dirt-jump style bike trails to a piece of city-owned utility property within Hartman Park.

Redmond High School senior Adam Cline pitched a complete game in a 4-3 win against Inglemoor Tuesday night.

Redmond High baseball keeps rolling, wins ninth-straight game

The Mustangs won their ninth-straight game Tuesday night, edging Inglemoor, 4-3, in a Kingco 4A contest at Hartman Field.

Redmond High School senior Adam Cline pitched a complete game in a 4-3 win against Inglemoor Tuesday night.