Samantha Pak

Thousands ring in spring at Festival of Color, Polar Plunge

Last Saturday and Sunday were the final days of winter and two events were held in Redmond to mark the transition to spring. The first… Continue reading

FlyBuy Technologies launches with Redmond restaurants

A number of restaurants and coffee shops in Redmond are now offering customers one more way to get their grub, thanks to a Seattle-based startup.… Continue reading

Magic Carrot ride: STEM High students win Teen CEO title with candle company

Entrepreneurial ambitions don’t necessarily wait for someone to become an adult or graduate from college. As a way to recognize this, the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

City, Metro set to improve bus route 245 performance

In an effort to improve and enhance performance of the bus Route 245, King County Metro is making some changes to the eastbound right turn… Continue reading

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At Wednesday’s Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth (FOY), a common theme running through the various speeches was the idea of being… Continue reading

Police officers can now use Narcan in opiate-related cases

Like other communities around the country, the City of Redmond has not been immune to the increase in opioid use. Cmdr. Charlie Gorman with the… Continue reading

Local woman flies high: ‘Luzia’ coming to Marymoor to feature Seattle’s McDonald

A Cirque du Soleil show at King County’s Marymoor Park near Redmond is not new. But when “Luzia” opens on March 30, there will be… Continue reading

New Redmond law firm offers affordable services

When it comes to legal services, not everyone can afford an attorney. And while there are pro-bono options out there that offer free legal services,… Continue reading

Padhye appointed and sworn in as new council member

Tanika Kumar Padhye was appointed as the new Redmond City Council member to replace former council member Kimberly Allen in Pos. 4. Padhye was one… Continue reading

Redmond City Council to select new member Tuesday

On Tuesday, Redmond City Council will select its new member to replace the position former council member Kimberly Allen vacated at the end of January.… Continue reading

Redmond Tennis Club offers local players international opportunities

Since it opened more than two years ago, the staff at Redmond Tennis Club (RTC) has worked to provide programming for tennis lovers of all… Continue reading

St. Jude-led Service Day Program helps fight poverty

As poverty becomes more prevalent and visible throughout the greater Puget Sound area, members of St. Jude Catholic Church in Redmond are working to increase… Continue reading

Redmond’s Robinson is 93 and still focused on fitness

Mary Robinson started exercising regularly when her children were young. Her children are now grown — she even has a toddler great-granddaughter — and the… Continue reading

Redmond High students named semifinalists for Coca-Cola scholarship; Raza reaches regionals

College acceptance letters have not been sent out yet but for many high school seniors, there is still the matter of paying for school. So… Continue reading

Residents roll out feedback on future light rail station

Planning for link light rail to come to downtown continues as the City of Redmond is gathering feedback from the community on the station that… Continue reading

Allen steps down from council, 13 applicants vie for Pos. 4

Tuesday was former Redmond City Council member Kimberly Allen’s last day serving as she stepped down from her position. Allen, who served on council for… Continue reading

Trump’s executive orders bring out the human side of the country

In the two weeks since he was sworn in, President Donald Trump has wasted no time in signing executive order after executive order to make… Continue reading

Redmond firefighters lend a hand to Camp Unity Eastside; homeless encampment sets up at St. Jude Catholic Church

When members of the Redmond Fire Department (RFD) stopped by Camp Unity Eastside while they were in Kirkland, it started out as a meeting to… Continue reading

SafeSchools Alert offers additional services to LWSD

Students, staff and parents in Lake Washington School District (LWSD) now have multiple ways to report tips on bullying, harassment or other threats to school… Continue reading

Tesla STEM team vies for national award with ‘Take Me There’ app

The ability to get around in day-to-day life is something many in the able-bodied community do not think about much. But for those living with… Continue reading