Mary Stevens Decker

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.