Samantha Pak

Bicyclists ride the Sammamish River Trail at Luke McRedmond Landing. Reporter file photo

Redmond-area bike accidents raise concerns about rider safety

Following recent bicycle accidents, including one last month that left a rider seriously injured, members of the greater Redmond community have raised concerns about cyclist safety in the Bike Capital of the Northwest.

Bicyclists ride the Sammamish River Trail at Luke McRedmond Landing. Reporter file photo
Hip-hop trio Salt N Pepa performed on Saturday at the “I Love the 90s” concert at Marymoor Park in King County near Redmond.

I Love the ’90s concert brings old school hip-hop to Marymoor Park | SLIDESHOW

While music from the 1990s may evoke visions of flannel-clad young men for some, the crowd at Marymoor Park near Redmond Saturday night proved that grunge wasn't the only genre to come out of that era.

Hip-hop trio Salt N Pepa performed on Saturday at the “I Love the 90s” concert at Marymoor Park in King County near Redmond.

LWSD now offering tuition-free full-day kindergarten

Beginning this upcoming school year, the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) will now be able to provide full-day kindergarten at no extra cost for families.

Kent Hay is the City of Redmond’s new homeless outreach specialist. Samantha Pak

City of Redmond brings Hay aboard to help the homeless

Kent Hay believes that if people are going to pull themselves out of bad situations to be productive members of their communities, there needs to be alternatives and options in place to help them do so.

Kent Hay is the City of Redmond’s new homeless outreach specialist. Samantha Pak
From left: Rep. Suzan DelBene

DelBene visits Molly Moon’s to discuss challenges for women business owners

There is a sisterhood among women business owners.

From left: Rep. Suzan DelBene
Volunteers gather at Nethah Sheriff’s free clinic at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond. Courtesy photo

Medical student opens free clinic through Muslim organizations

As a Muslim American, giving back to the community was a big part of Nehath Sheriff's upbringing.

Volunteers gather at Nethah Sheriff’s free clinic at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond. Courtesy photo
A member of the construction crew works on the trestle bridge as part of the Redmond Central Connector Phase II project. Courtesy of City of Redmond

City conducts second phase of construction on Redmond Central Connector

Construction for the second phase of the City of Redmond's Central Connector (RCC II) is now underway.

A member of the construction crew works on the trestle bridge as part of the Redmond Central Connector Phase II project. Courtesy of City of Redmond
Redmond-area residents Walk for Safety at Marymoor Park to celebrate an assault survivor who was recently attacked along the park’s trail. Samantha Pak

Redmond-area residents Walk for Safety at Marymoor Park to celebrate assault survivor | SLIDESHOW

Redmond-area residents and community members gathered Tuesday evening at Marymoor Park in King County to show their support for a woman who was recently assaulted by a man along the park's trail.

Redmond-area residents Walk for Safety at Marymoor Park to celebrate an assault survivor who was recently attacked along the park’s trail. Samantha Pak
RentHoop crew: From left

Burke, colleagues help renters jump through hoops with roommate searches

When Paul Burke first wanted to move out of his mother's house after college, he started out by checking ads on Craigslist.

RentHoop crew: From left
Marilyn Farrell
Marilyn Farrell
Former Redmond Eye Clinic owner Larry Otten
Former Redmond Eye Clinic owner Larry Otten
Redmond’s Dylan Sabine plays a tune on board a ship during his month-long internship with the University of Washington School of Oceanography. Courtesy photo

Sabine gains boatload of knowledge as UW ocean intern

While Dylan Sabine may not know exactly what he would like to be when he grows up, he does know he would like to pursue a career in marine science.

Redmond’s Dylan Sabine plays a tune on board a ship during his month-long internship with the University of Washington School of Oceanography. Courtesy photo
Andrea Cooke

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission helps open BelRed Family Resource Center

As homelessness has become more visible in Redmond and throughout the Eastside, more organizations and agencies have been doing what they can to address the issue.

Andrea Cooke
Now and then: Above photo is facing northeast on Leary Way today. Below photo is from the same position during a July 4 parade in 1911. The Redmond Trading Company building on the left is now home to Half Price Books. Courtesy of the City of Redmond and Eastside Heritage Center
Now and then: Above photo is facing northeast on Leary Way today. Below photo is from the same position during a July 4 parade in 1911. The Redmond Trading Company building on the left is now home to Half Price Books. Courtesy of the City of Redmond and Eastside Heritage Center
Open Doors for Multicultural Families held a kayaking event earlier this month at Lake Sammamish for its clients. Courtesy photo

Open Doors at Together Center offers services for families with special needs

Taking care of a loved one with developmental disabilities or special health care needs is not easy.

Open Doors for Multicultural Families held a kayaking event earlier this month at Lake Sammamish for its clients. Courtesy photo

King County Council votes 5-3 on marijuana regulations

On Monday, the King County Council voted 5-3 to approve legislation refining existing county land-use regulations concerning the growth, processing and retail sale of marijuana.

Lake Washington School District

Lake Washington School District will soon offer sale of tax-exempt bonds

Local investors will soon have the opportunity to purchase tax-exempt bonds from the Lake Washington School District (LWSD).

Lake Washington School District
Marley the poodle visits with residents at Aegis at Marymoor. Marley belongs to general manager Adam Clark.

Redmond-headquartered Aegis Living is thriving with almost 30 locations

Later this month, Aegis Living will celebrate its 19th birthday.

Marley the poodle visits with residents at Aegis at Marymoor. Marley belongs to general manager Adam Clark.
Mary Sue Balazic and her son Cameron Balazic are both part of the Redmond Police Department family. Courtesy photo

Like mother, like son: Cameron Balazic joins mom at Redmond Police Department

It is not uncommon for parents to bring their children to work with them every once in a while.

Mary Sue Balazic and her son Cameron Balazic are both part of the Redmond Police Department family. Courtesy photo

City launches website, campaign to address homelessness

The City of Redmond is continuing its work to address homelessness in the community with a new website and campaign.