Mary Stevens Decker

SecondStory Repertory managing director Caitlin Frances

Miracle on 74th Street: SecondStory raises enough money to avoid bankruptcy

You could call it "Miracle on 74th Street."It was a definite nail-biter, but SecondStory Repertory (SSR), the professional theatre company at Redmond Town Center, was… Continue reading

SecondStory Repertory managing director Caitlin Frances
Carly Hursh
Carly Hursh
Peter Holte

City of Redmond reminds citizens ‘Puget Sound Starts Here:’ Program aims to reduce water pollution

You can't see the Space Needle, Pike Place Market or the Washington State Ferries from downtown Redmond. But make no mistake. Puget Sound Starts Here.The… Continue reading

Peter Holte
Dan Shelhamer of Studio East directs a rehearsal of 'Around the World in 80 Hours' featuring students from Rose Hill Elementary School. Performances will be held Jan. 15 and 16 at Rose Hill Junior High School in Redmond. For information

‘Around the World in 80 Hours’ coming to Rose Hill Junior High

Rose Hill Elementary School PTSA and Studio East will present "Around the World in 80 Hours" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15 and 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Dan Shelhamer of Studio East directs a rehearsal of 'Around the World in 80 Hours' featuring students from Rose Hill Elementary School. Performances will be held Jan. 15 and 16 at Rose Hill Junior High School in Redmond. For information
ABOVE: Heather Tarr

Year in review | Part 2 of 2-part series: Redmond on the rise

In last week’s issue of the Redmond Reporter, we revisited some of the people and events that were on Redmond’s radar in the first half… Continue reading

ABOVE: Heather Tarr
Yunmi Yang

New burger joint opens in Overlake

Residents and workers in Redmond’s bustling Overlake neighborhood have a new, fast and friendly dining option.I Love (Heart Symbol) Burger & Sub, 15117 NE 24th… Continue reading

Yunmi Yang
Officers of Redmond’s Nokomis Club stand in front of an art piece called “Women of Vision” in the lobby of the Redmond Regional Library. The art commemorates the organization’s role in establishing Redmond’s first public library in 1927. From left to right are Nokomis secretary Catherine Moody

Nokomis: 100 years of service: Pioneer women’s club established Redmond’s first library in 1927

Redmond’s Nokomis Club celebrated its centennial year in 2009.Established in 1909 as an organization of pioneer women, Nokomis was named for a figure in Henry… Continue reading

Officers of Redmond’s Nokomis Club stand in front of an art piece called “Women of Vision” in the lobby of the Redmond Regional Library. The art commemorates the organization’s role in establishing Redmond’s first public library in 1927. From left to right are Nokomis secretary Catherine Moody
'Beauty of Nature' by Ayriana Kasper

Fostering and rewarding creativity: Lake Washington PTSA sponsoring Reflections program

In December 1962, President John F. Kennedy stated, "To further the appreciation of culture among all the people, to increase respect for the creative individual,… Continue reading

'Beauty of Nature' by Ayriana Kasper
Shotty performs at the Redmond Rockathon in May.

Year in review | Part 1 of 2-part series: Lessons learned and rich moments

"Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?"For many in Redmond and across America, 2009 won't be warmly remembered. Yet even in a… Continue reading

Shotty performs at the Redmond Rockathon in May.
Liz Cruz

Whole Foods expands section for special dietary needs

A new section devoted entirely to special dietary needs, an expanded bulk foods section — including a "create-your-own" trail mix bar — and a "Great… Continue reading

Liz Cruz
King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg spoke at Wednesday's Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce luncheon. In the past four years

Car thefts on the the decline in King County, prosecuting attorney says

King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg, the guest speaker at Wednesday's Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce luncheon, told attendees how agencies such as Redmond Police… Continue reading

King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg spoke at Wednesday's Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce luncheon. In the past four years
Steve Johncox
Steve Johncox
Kids at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School crack up during a 'blast from the past' slide show at the school's 20th birthday celebration on Dec. 11. The slide show featured photos of staff members with '80s hairdos and fashions and theme songs from classic TV shows including 'Seinfeld' and 'St. Elsewhere.'

Happy Birthday Wilder Elementary School

Students at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School welcomed Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball, Woodinville Mayor Scott Hageman and former staff members… Continue reading

Kids at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School crack up during a 'blast from the past' slide show at the school's 20th birthday celebration on Dec. 11. The slide show featured photos of staff members with '80s hairdos and fashions and theme songs from classic TV shows including 'Seinfeld' and 'St. Elsewhere.'
Katherine Ganter/Reporter Newspapers Jeff Chandler shovels snow from the walkway at a business near NE 80th Street and 166th Avenue NE during last December's snow storm.

Preparing for winter storms: Part 2 of 2-part series

The Dec. 4 issue of the Redmond Reporter featured part one of a two-part series about winter weather emergencies and where to turn for assistance.We’ve… Continue reading

Katherine Ganter/Reporter Newspapers Jeff Chandler shovels snow from the walkway at a business near NE 80th Street and 166th Avenue NE during last December's snow storm.
Redmond High School juniors Connor Laurel (left) and Michael Knight (right) show off the type of remote control sailplanes they’ll be flying in the F3J World Championship in France in July 2010. The boys are members of the Seattle Area Soaring Society and do their flying at 60 Acres South in Redmond and the Old Carnation Farm.

Redmond High teens soar to new heights

Redmond High School juniors Michael Knight and Connor Laurel are soaring to new heights within the international community of remote control sailplane pilots. They are two of three pilots who’ll comprise the USA Junior team at the F3J World Championship taking place in France in July 2010.

Redmond High School juniors Connor Laurel (left) and Michael Knight (right) show off the type of remote control sailplanes they’ll be flying in the F3J World Championship in France in July 2010. The boys are members of the Seattle Area Soaring Society and do their flying at 60 Acres South in Redmond and the Old Carnation Farm.
This is an artist's rendering of the new planned playground additions to Perrigo Park. More children's play areas

Additions planned for Perrigo Park: Construction slated to begin next summer

More children's play areas, a loop trail around an open meadow, covered picnic shelters and 40-some new parking spaces are coming to the City of… Continue reading

This is an artist's rendering of the new planned playground additions to Perrigo Park. More children's play areas
A new Redmond Evergreen Medical Group Clinic will open in the Bella Bottega Shopping Center the summer of 2011.

New Redmond Evergreen Medical Clinic to open in Bella Bottega Shopping Center in the summer of 2011

A new Redmond Evergreen Medical Group Clinic will open in the Bella Bottega Shopping Center the summer of 2011.The three-story building with approximately 32,345 square… Continue reading

A new Redmond Evergreen Medical Group Clinic will open in the Bella Bottega Shopping Center the summer of 2011.
Global Washington's afternoon keynote speaker

Global Washington holds first annual ‘Blueprint for Action’ conference at Microsoft

Global Washington's first annual "Blueprint for Action" conference convened at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond Monday. Business, government, education and non-profit representatives from across the State of Washington gathered for speeches and panel discussions about ways to leverage resources, increase visibility, share best practices and advocate for global engagement and foreign policy which will, in turn, highlight Washington's strength in a global economy.

Global Washington's afternoon keynote speaker
An artist's rendering of the new Fire Station 17 at 16917 NE 116th St.

Mayor outlines new construction projects in North Redmond, including new fire station

At a Dec. 4 open house at Washington Cathedral, Mayor John Marchione and city staff shared information about upcoming construction projects in the North Redmond… Continue reading

An artist's rendering of the new Fire Station 17 at 16917 NE 116th St.

Preparing for winter storms: Part 1 of 2-part series

Remember the Hanukkah Eve Wind Storm of 2006? If you were anywhere in or near Redmond, that night of Dec. 14-15, how could you not? Hurricane-force winds roared through the region, snapping tall trees and power lines and blocking many roadways. Hundreds of thousands of people lost power. Some were affected for a week or more. Stores and gas stations which managed to stay open were overwhelmed by panicked customers. It was surreal — and scary.