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Sarah Yount, former YES client, speaks at YES’s 50th anniversary celebration on Nov. 2. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Youth Eastside Services celebrates 50 years

YES celebrates 50 years of providing youth and family behavioral health services.

 

From left: Samantha Areliz (VALA curator), Marisa Mouton Provo (VALA Communication Director) and Zachary Burns (artist) look upon the Gatesville exhibit at the new VALA Eastside in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

VALA Arts moves to Kirkland; changes name to VALA Eastside

VALA Eastside makes Kirkland its permanent home.

 

Eastside Halloween activities for the whole family

Halloween events are being held throughout the whole Eastside.

 

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kindering raises more than $330,000 at annual luncheon

Kindering CEO retires after 40 years at the helm.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories

TSAFF focuses on Pakistan in this year’s film festival.

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.

Two new elementary schools open in Redmond

New schools provide space for 690 students each; eases overcrowding in LWSD.

Clara Barton Elementary School entrance. Photo courtesy of LWSD.
Cirque du Soleil dazzles the audience with its latest show “VOLTA,” at Marymoor Park. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Cirque du Soleil premieres ‘VOLTA’ in Redmond

The show premiered Sept. 7 and will conclude Nov. 4.

Cirque du Soleil dazzles the audience with its latest show “VOLTA,” at Marymoor Park. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Washington schools update student discipline rules

The new rules will minimize suspension and expulsions for minor offenses.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Universal mental health screenings to be introduced in local middle schools

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner.

YES partners with LWSD and BSD to address mental health and substance use issues in students sooner. Photo courtesy of Youth Eastside Services.

Cirque du Soleil raises its Big Top at Marymoor

It takes 60 people to push more than 100 poles to lift the iconic canvas.

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

The HopeFest has served 6,500 low-income or homeless people in King County.

From left: Heather Johnston-Robinson, August Robinson and fellow student. Photo by Kristina Krug.

‘Leveling the playing field:’ How Microsoft is helping students with learning differences

New Microsoft Immersive Reader helps dyslexic students read.

From left: Heather Johnston-Robinson, August Robinson and fellow student. Photo by Kristina Krug.

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’

Denise Allan and Vlasta Hillger of Simplify Experts collaborate to help others get organized.

Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists

Canada-based smartARM won this year’s Imagine Cup with their prosthetic robotic hand.

Redmond mom’s memoir shares how chicken saved autistic son

Author and mom wins Gold IPPY award for new memoir

LWSD elects new superintendent

District welcomes Dr. Jane Stavem after two and a half month search.

Local author connects women, mothers through humor

Heather LeRoss chronicles motherhood, womanhood and “wife-hood” in new book

Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Girl Scouts plant Buddy Bench at Rosa Parks Elementary

The bench is designed to create opportunities for kids to make new friends.

Rosa Parks Elementary fifth graders, Miriam Terdina and Ellie Hagen donated 20 hours to provide a buddy bench for students. Photo by Madison Miller/Staff Photo

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents

YES hosts suicide prevention event to equip parents with tools to support teens.