Mary Stevens Decker

Overlake students Richa Pardikar

Reasons to smile

With a little help from the generous folks at Novelty Hill Family Dentistry, a group of students from The Overlake School gave kids at their sister school in Cambodia reasons to smile.

Overlake students Richa Pardikar
Samantha Podlucky

Sunrise students ready to test their history skills at national competition EXPERTS IN HISTORY

Current and former students from Redmond’s Sunrise Elementary School will compete at the national level of National History Day, June 14-19 at the University of Maryland.

Samantha Podlucky
Doug Kimball has been teaching at Redmond High School since 1973.

Saying goodbye to Mr. Kimball

Movies such as “To Sir, With Love,” “Dead Poet’s Society,” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus” have introduced us to the kind of teachers whose mottos, methods and care for their students echo in those young people’s minds for the rest of their lives.

Doug Kimball has been teaching at Redmond High School since 1973.
Bass guitarist/back-up vocalist Jesse Willard and the The Rain Dogs won the 2008 Classic Rock-a-Thon.

The Rain Dogs reign supreme at Rock-a-Thon

It’s all over but the shouting.

Bass guitarist/back-up vocalist Jesse Willard and the The Rain Dogs won the 2008 Classic Rock-a-Thon.
Nutritionist John Cartmell is a featured performer on Ourstage

Finding harmony in health and on stage

Like many Redmond residents, John Cartmell wears multiple hats.

Nutritionist John Cartmell is a featured performer on Ourstage
Dr. Gregory Aeschliman says limiting your sun exposure can prevent skin cancer.

Staying cool and healthy during hot summer days

Can there possibly be a downside to the time of year when it’s sunny and warm more often than not? Yes, if you throw away common sense.

Dr. Gregory Aeschliman says limiting your sun exposure can prevent skin cancer.

Crochet catching on

The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement and environmental consciousness are resurrecting interest in “home arts” that were revered by our grandmas and great-grandmas.

Member travel counselor Jeanne Sutherland shows off a feature of the Travelpro Crew6 24-inch expandable rollaboard suitcase at AAA’s Redmond office.

TIPS FOR SUMMER TRIPS

Air travel is expensive and headache-provoking, thanks to overcrowded planes, heightened security measures, and frequent delays or cancellations of flights.

Member travel counselor Jeanne Sutherland shows off a feature of the Travelpro Crew6 24-inch expandable rollaboard suitcase at AAA’s Redmond office.
Ron Soukup grins as his dog

Fresh and frisky

King County’s Marymoor Park is a magnet for animal lovers — and now there’s a new attraction: A deluxe, self-serve dog wash facility across from the off-leash area and community garden section, also known as the Pea Patch. Entering from West Lake Sammamish Parkway, follow the signs to Wash Spot.

Ron Soukup grins as his dog
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.
Sarah Robeck poses for a picture with a quilt her first-grade classmates made for her after she was diagnosed with leukemia.

FIGHTING CANCER

Sarah Robeck misses her first-grade friends at Audubon Elementary School.

Sarah Robeck poses for a picture with a quilt her first-grade classmates made for her after she was diagnosed with leukemia.
Nauyer Rao was one of five bicyclists who were given a pair of VIP Tapis Rouge tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo” show at Marymoor Park

Town Center handing out treats

On National Bike to Work Day earlier this month, five individuals biking home from work on the Sammamish River Trail were stopped by security guards from Redmond Town Center (RTC).

Nauyer Rao was one of five bicyclists who were given a pair of VIP Tapis Rouge tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo” show at Marymoor Park
ABOVE: Barbara Lester visits with friends and family after being recognized with an Outstanding Senior Award at the Redmond Senior Center last Friday. RIGHT: Marty Berndt grins as Teri Burke talks about Berndt’s accomplishments during last Friday’s ceremony

HONORING OUTSTANDING SENIORS

May is Older Americans’ Month and each year, the Redmond Senior Center (RSC) recognizes two senior volunteers who have given outstanding service to the center and the community at large, as well as an organization which has been very supportive of the local senior population.

ABOVE: Barbara Lester visits with friends and family after being recognized with an Outstanding Senior Award at the Redmond Senior Center last Friday. RIGHT: Marty Berndt grins as Teri Burke talks about Berndt’s accomplishments during last Friday’s ceremony
Tony Gee wraps up the Philanthropy Experience Project (P.E.P) presentation during a Leadership Eastside conference last Thursday at Lake Washington Technical College — Redmond Campus.

Leadership Eastside presents community projects

Leadership Eastside’s (LE) Class of 2010 shared its Community Project Presentations at the Redmond campus of Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) May 8.

Tony Gee wraps up the Philanthropy Experience Project (P.E.P) presentation during a Leadership Eastside conference last Thursday at Lake Washington Technical College — Redmond Campus.