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Another season, another position for Tyler Bennett, the new main man in the middle for the Redmond High School boys’ soccer team. Bennett, a senior center midfielder, triggers the attack this spring for the Mustangs, who are shooting for a Class 4A state berth come May. “We want to at least make a run at state,” said Bennett, who has played three different positions in his three varsity seasons at Redmond. “We got the players to do it. It’s just a matter of how much we want it and how hard we work for it.”
A proposed plan calls for the use of technology — not ticketing cameras — to help improve safety in city school zones.
Tim Eyman is not backing down in his legal fight against the City of Redmond, despite last week's state Supreme Court ruling that stated local voters don't have the right to ban red-light cameras.
The Redmond Police Department (RPD) bid farewell to its longest-serving officer at a retirement party last Friday. Assistant Chief Larry Gainer, known for his fair and honest approach to policing, called it a career after serving nearly 36 years with the department.
The City of Redmond is in the midst of hiring a new communications manger as it seeks to take a more proactive, coordinated approach to connecting with its residents, according to Mayor John Marchione.
Claire E. Thompson, a people, pet and nature lover, hoped one day her nurturing, generous personality would lead to a career in nursing. Thompson, a 20-year-old Sammamish native who was fatally shot early Sunday morning in Redmond, enjoyed giving to others and never asked for anything in return, according to her friends.
The King County Prosecutor's office charged 21-year-old Cornelius J. De Jong IV of Redmond with first-degree manslaughter for Sunday morning's shooting, which killed Claire Thompson, an Eastlake High School graduate
The City of Redmond invites community members to participate in the upcoming 2012 Redmond Neighborhood Network and Budgeting by Priorities meetings in February and March.
Both of the Goddard Schools near Redmond are opening their doors Saturday morning for the community as part of a nationwide outreach event.
Redmond's planned new secondary choice school remains in the permitting process, but it received a substantial financial boost Tuesday from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to help fund equipment for the school's four laboratories and professional development for teachers.
The City of Redmond executed an effective storm plan when snow, ice and winds hit the region last week, a notable improvement from the city's response during the 2008 snow storm, according to residents and city officials.
Sustainable Redmond seeks to save trees in Overlake, files land-use petition with King County Superior Court
Sustainable Redmond is leading a legal charge to save more than 1,000 trees slated to be cut down as part of a 28-acre, mixed-use, transit-oriented development in Overlake.
As long as traffic-enforcement cameras — of any kind — remain in Redmond, Tim Eyman will continue his legal battle to get the issue on an upcoming ballot. Eyman's attorney filed an opening argument to a Washington state appeals court last Friday morning in hopes of reversing a county court decision that blocked a citizen-driven effort to put the issue of traffic-enforcement cameras on the ballot.
Red-light cameras are on their way out of Redmond, but the city’s two school-zone speed cameras will likely remain — at least until the end of the school year. Redmond City Council is expected to approve a new contract with its traffic camera vendor to continue using the speed cameras at Einstein Elementary School through the end of the school year.
Redmond Police Department's K9 unit helped with the arrest of a juvenile male, who allegedly attempted to rob a man using a toy pistol at a downtown Kirkland automatic teller machine late Tuesday night.
Cole steps down after 24 years on City Council: Longtime politician was an advocate for financial stability
A fixture in Redmond politics for nearly three decades, Richard Cole admits he is a penny pincher and it’s a philosophy that has guided him during his 24-year tenure on the City Council.
Redmond police are investigating a downtown jewelry store break-in, during which $46,000 of antique watches and other jewelry were stolen. The front door of Danielson Jewelers at 8693 161st Ave, N.E. Ste No. 2 was smashed open sometime during the early hours of Thursday and the stolen jewelry was taken from a display case inside the store, according to Redmond Police Lt. Charlie Gorman.
A 93-year-old Redmond man who was reported missing early Thursday morning was found by police in Bothell later that night, according to a Redmond Police Lt. Charlie Gorman.
Facing a nearly $1 million budget shortfall, King County Fire District 34, unincorporated Redmond's fire district, plans to reduce staffing at its Union Hill fire station, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The district will cut three full-time firefighters — through attrition, not layoffs — reducing the number of fire and medical personnel at Station 13 from three to two during each day's 24-hour shifts, according to Peter Lucarelli, chair of District 34's board of commissioners.
The Redmond Fire Department announced Monday that after a thorough investigation of the fatal fire at the Sammamish Ridge Apartments last New Year's Day, the cause of the fire was ruled "undetermined," according to a City of Redmond press release.