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Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

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

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show
Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories

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

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival sheds light on underrepresented stories
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

Washington schools update student discipline rules

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

Washington schools update student discipline rules
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

Cirque du Soleil raises its Big Top at Marymoor

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

Cirque du Soleil raises its Big Top at Marymoor
Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work

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

Eastside’s Zangaglia honored for nonprofit work
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’

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’

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

Professional organizers write guide to ‘declutter and thrive’
Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists

Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists

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

Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists
Redmond mom’s memoir shares how chicken saved autistic son

Redmond mom’s memoir shares how chicken saved autistic son

Author and mom wins Gold IPPY award for new memoir

Redmond mom’s memoir shares how chicken saved autistic son
LWSD elects new superintendent

LWSD elects new superintendent

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

LWSD elects new superintendent
Local author connects women, mothers through humor

Local author connects women, mothers through humor

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

Local author connects women, mothers through humor
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

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents

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

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents
Murray introduces new bill to combat child care cost

Murray introduces new bill to combat child care cost

The bill would ensure families pay no more than seven percent of income toward child care

Murray introduces new bill to combat child care cost
Ben White, owner of Eastside Stomp, swing dances during a recent event in Redmond. Photo courtesy of Eastside Stomp

Eastside Stomp gives back to community

It all began with an old VHS dance tape from a Goodwill in Spokane. This is how Ben White, owner of Eastside Stomp, first got… Continue reading

Ben White, owner of Eastside Stomp, swing dances during a recent event in Redmond. Photo courtesy of Eastside Stomp