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A rendering of the proposed middle school on Redmond Ridge.

LWSD places $398 million bond on the ballot next month

Next month, voters in Redmond, Kirkland, Sammamish and some surrounding areas of unincorporated King County will be asked to approve a Lake Washington School District (LWSD) bond that will help address the area’s growth.

A rendering of the proposed middle school on Redmond Ridge.
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Evergreen trio named regional winners in Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision competition

A trio of eighth-graders from Evergreen Middle School (EMS) in unincorporated King County near Redmond were recently named regional winners in the 24th annual Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) ExploraVision competition.

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Case against driver who struck, killed girl at Redmond Town Center returned as ‘legally insufficient’

The King County prosecutor’s office has declined from pressing criminal charges against a Kenmore driver who struck a 2-year-old girl in July 2015 at Redmond Town Center, resulting in the toddler’s death.

Home Instead Senior Care focused on prescription-drugs education in Redmond, Eastside

For parents wanting to speak to their teens about drugs, there are many resources they can access for help on how to do it; but for those wanting to speak to their senior parents or other older relatives about prescription drugs, there aren’t many places they can turn to for help.

HCL Technologies executive vice president and chief marketing officer Matt Preschern recently visited the company's Redmond location.

HCL, Microsoft to launch Internet incubation center in Redmond

HCL Technologies and Microsoft Corp. in Redmond have had a relationship for 10 years and in the near future, the two companies will be expanding on their partnership with the launch of the Internet of Things (IoT) Incubation Center.

HCL Technologies executive vice president and chief marketing officer Matt Preschern recently visited the company's Redmond location.

Haggen near Redmond to transition back to Albertsons

About a year after it was converted to a Haggen, the grocery store at 3925 236th Ave. N.E. in unincorporated King County near Redmond will return to operating under the Albertsons banner.

A closer look at the RAC, Chancellor situation | Editorial

As journalists, one of the concerns that comes with the job is whether anyone is paying attention to our work.

A rendering of what downtown Redmond will look like once Redmond Way is converted into a two-way street.

Two-way conversions, Downtown Park are on the city’s capital projects docket

With spring just around the corner and summer not far behind, the City of Redmond is preparing to ramp up its downtown capital project work.

A rendering of what downtown Redmond will look like once Redmond Way is converted into a two-way street.
Here’s a glimpse inside Tent City 4 in September 2014 at Redwood Family Church in Redmond.

Redmond City Council examines encampment policies, seeks public input

Redmond City Council is currently looking at potential changes to the city’s permitting policies when it comes to homeless encampments in town.

Here’s a glimpse inside Tent City 4 in September 2014 at Redwood Family Church in Redmond.

Stryker acquires Redmond-based Physio-Control for $1.28 billion

With medical technology products and services in the fields of orthopedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine to its name, Stryker Corp. will soon be adding cardiology to its repertoire thanks to its recent purchasing of a Redmond-based company.

STEM High School students work together on a rocket that they will enter into the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in June. The group conducted the third hot fire test for the rocket.

STEM students prepare to blast into rocket engineering competition

In June, students from Tesla STEM High School near Redmond will test their engineering skills against college and university students from around the world when they compete in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC).

STEM High School students work together on a rocket that they will enter into the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in June. The group conducted the third hot fire test for the rocket.
Kam Chancellor

UPDATE / RAC employees call police on Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor and others over misunderstanding

On Wednesday, Redmond police received a 911 call from the now-closed Redmond Athletic Club (RAC) in downtown with a report of five adults pounding on the door and looking in the windows with cameras as if they were trying to gain entry.

Kam Chancellor
Redmond firefighter and paramedic Jim Whitney is only the second person to receive the Triple Crown award for successfully resuscitating three patients in one month.

Whitney: Redmond’s Triple Crown ‘superhero’

When a soccer or hockey player scores three goals in one game, it’s called a hat trick; when a member of the King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division saves three lives in one month, it’s called a Triple Crown.

Redmond firefighter and paramedic Jim Whitney is only the second person to receive the Triple Crown award for successfully resuscitating three patients in one month.
Joy Hutton enters the Redmond Athletic Club in downtown to say goodbye to the friends she has made over the years as a member of the gym.

Downtown Redmond Athletic Club closes its doors on Monday

When the Redmond Athletic Club (RAC) at 8709 161st Ave. N.E. in downtown closed its doors Monday night, it closed them for good.

Joy Hutton enters the Redmond Athletic Club in downtown to say goodbye to the friends she has made over the years as a member of the gym.
Election 2016

Redmond students weigh in on the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates

The U.S. presidential election is about nine months away and while the day for the nation to select its next leader is a long way off, it is a topic that comes up in conversations almost daily.

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Redmond arms dealer sues ATF over permits to import ammunition for resale

A local arms dealer is suing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), claiming the government agency failed to comply with federal law when it issued permits authorizing the Redmond business to import certain types of ammunition for resale.

A map of the upcoming East Link light rail from Sound Transit.

Sound Transit board reinstates engineering funding for light rail into downtown Redmond

East Link, the planned Sound Transit link light rail system coming to Redmond and the Eastside, is one step closer to reality.

A map of the upcoming East Link light rail from Sound Transit.
Anas Alqinawi (right) hands over a bag of donated items to his mother Sahar Albobo. The items were part of a donation drive at Einstein Elementary to raise money for the student council.

Einstein Elementary student council spearheads fundraiser

For about a month, students, their families and the greater Albert Einstein Elementary School community have been collecting donations of clothing, books and small household items as part of a fundraiser for its student council.

Anas Alqinawi (right) hands over a bag of donated items to his mother Sahar Albobo. The items were part of a donation drive at Einstein Elementary to raise money for the student council.
The City of Redmond

Project Viewer keeps residents apprised of construction activities

For anyone who has ever had a question about any construction projects around town, the City of Redmond now has a new interactive map on its website that can tell them what they want to know.

The City of Redmond
The RHS Studio Jazz Orchestra will perform at Carnegie Hall in April. The group is holding a fundraiser at the Redmond Senior Center tomorrow.

RHS musicians to hold Spring Swing Dance fundraiser tomorrow for Carnegie Hall performance

In about two months, student musicians from Redmond High School (RHS) will have the opportunity to perform in one of the top performance halls in the country.

The RHS Studio Jazz Orchestra will perform at Carnegie Hall in April. The group is holding a fundraiser at the Redmond Senior Center tomorrow.