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Murray, Cantwell propose legislation to block federal law enforcement occupations in cities

Response to recent reports of aggressive policing by agents in Portland

 

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

 

Local teens make a difference during COVID-19 pandemic with Joys of Giving

Vanesha Hari and Varshini Hari from the Lake Washington School District co-founded a nonprofit initiative called Joys of Giving (www.joysofgiving.org) to bring hope, opportunity and… Continue reading

 

Tommy Smith in 2013. File photo

Redmond fire chief resigns

Deputy Fire Chief Don Horton will fulfill the role in the interim.

Tommy Smith in 2013. File photo
Exterior of the Redmond Historical Society office. File photo

Redmond Historical Society is documenting COVID-19’s impact on community

Submissions will be included in the organization’s archives.

Exterior of the Redmond Historical Society office. File photo

Cities and chambers of commerce provide vital information during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cities and chambers of commerce are regularly updating their sites to provide resources and news.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Eastside cities seeing widespread event, meeting cancellations

“Business as usual” was common for most cities earlier this week. Now, cancellations are increasing.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

LWESP ratifies new contract

Lake Washington support professionals ratify new three-year contract with LWSD.

LWSD closed Monday due to snow; Redmond plows working to improve road conditions

District-wide closures can be complicated due to LWSD’s 76-square-mile footprint and varying microclimates.

The owners of several Thai restaurants, including the Bai Tong in Redmond, pled guilty to using software to under report their cash sale revenue. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Owners of Redmond’s Bai Tong restaurant to serve prison time over tax scheme

The married co-owners pled guilty to a multi-year scheme to hide business cash sales.

The owners of several Thai restaurants, including the Bai Tong in Redmond, pled guilty to using software to under report their cash sale revenue. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Outcomes report shows positives of Redmond Community Court

And potential plans to create similar courts in Bellevue, Auburn and Shoreline.

A DUI driver crashed into a Redmond Home at 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police Department

DUI driver crashes into Redmond home

The 26-year-old driver was taken into custody.

A DUI driver crashed into a Redmond Home at 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police Department

Judge returns guns taken by Redmond police

Police were concerned over man’s ‘violent’ posts.

Redmond schools put in modified lockdown Tuesday

Police were conducting K9 track nearby

Several Eastside agencies receive flood control grants

An erosion protection project from Redmond was recommended for capital improvement project funding.

Redmond adopts Seattle PD’s Safe Place program

Redmond police will partner with businesses to provide hate crime victims safety.

Redmond investment advisor sentenced to five years for wire fraud, falsifying records

He will also pay back more than $4 million in restitution.