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Courtesy of the City of Redmond.

City of Redmond seeks community members for budget team

Letters of interest will be accepted through June 9.

 

Zeyan Butt of Chase Bank in Kirkland. Courtesy of Chase.

How a Kirkland banker helped a Ukrainian family leave a warzone

The Sukhoy family found themselves stuck in Warsaw due to debit card issues.

 

Whole Foods Redmond. Courtesy of Google Images.

Suspect on the run after using a boxcutter on victim’s neck

The incident took place at Whole Foods on May 8.

 

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Skeletal remains found in Redmond identified as man who went missing in 1996

Douglas Virgil Priester III was 30 years old when he went missing.

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No more stolen sisters: How WA is responding to missing and murdered Indigenous people

Across the state, 126 Indigenous people remain missing, with 31 having gone missing in King County.

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Courtesy of WA DOH.

Tuberculosis cases on the rise in Washington state

As of April 28, 70 TB cases have been reported, and 17 new cases have connections with each other.

Courtesy of WA DOH.
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New Eyes on Kelp initiative boosts underwater monitoring of kelp beds

Puget Sound’s kelp forest are in decline due to pollution and threats from climate change.

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Love A Tree Day to mark the beginning of ORCA’s new card system

In most transit areas, fares won’t be collected from 3:00 a.m. on May 14 until 2:29 a.m. on May 16.

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King County expands rural suicide prevention training and peer behavioral health services

Request for application deadlines are on May 3 at 2:30 p.m.

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Washington legislature awards $10.6M in stipends for youth exiting Extended Foster Care program

The number of young adults in King County who will receive stipends is 191.

Courtesy Photo, Treehouse
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Redmond High School welcomes new water bottle filling station

Cascade Water Alliance is providing 2,300 reusable water bottles to students who sign a water pledge.

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Tourism campaign launches to attract visitors to Kirkland and Redmond

The Stay Eastside promotion is offering $50 vouchers per night stay in participating hotels.

Courtesy of Stay Eastside.
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Washington wolf population continues to rise, report shows

In 2021, four new wolf packs were documented in four different counties.

Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Pottery made by Cory Wink Design. Courtesy of Eastside Pottery.

Eastside Pottery spring sale to support local artists and organizations

Half of all proceeds will be donated to United Way King County and UNICEF Ukraine.

Pottery made by Cory Wink Design. Courtesy of Eastside Pottery.
Courtesy of Eastside Climate Challenge.

Eastside cities partner to launch communitywide climate challenge on Earth Day

The challenge offers over 80 ideas to reduce carbon footprints, with 30 additional actions.

Courtesy of Eastside Climate Challenge.
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How a Ukrainian and Russian couple escaped a war zone

“We will never forget that sound. Boom. Boom,” said Valeriia Horodnycha, who has been staying in Mercer Island.

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Mayor Angela Birney speaks at Redmond’s State of the City address on March 31. Courtesy of YouTube.

Redmond’s 2022 State of the City address looks toward the future

“We have opportunities before us that don’t come around often,” said Mayor Angela Birney.

Mayor Angela Birney speaks at Redmond’s State of the City address on March 31. Courtesy of YouTube.
Courtesy of Bridget Howley.

Former CEO to speak on “Small Business: The Good, Bad & Ugly”

Mark Howley will speak about small business ownership on May 4 at River Trail Roasters.

Courtesy of Bridget Howley.
Courtesy of SoulFood CoffeeHouse.

SoulFood CoffeeHouse starts a fundraiser amid COVID-19 challenges

The goal is to get rid of the debt that was taken on during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Courtesy of SoulFood CoffeeHouse.
A map showing vehicle detour routes for NE 60th Street. Courtesy of Sound Transit.

Ongoing road closures due to downtown Redmond light rail extension

Sound Transit has set up detours, and plans for a temporary off-ramp for SR 520 Eastbound in June.

A map showing vehicle detour routes for NE 60th Street. Courtesy of Sound Transit.