Samantha Pak

Redmond native Tony Pedeferri will race in the London 2012 Paralympics in September. He will be participating in the H1 category of handcycling. Pedeferri was in car accident in 2007 that left him with major spinal injuries.

Redmond native to compete in upcoming Paralympics

After a driver high on marijuana and Ecstasy plowed into Tony Pedeferri on Dec. 19, 2007 and left him with major spinal injuries, he thought his cycling days were done.

Redmond native Tony Pedeferri will race in the London 2012 Paralympics in September. He will be participating in the H1 category of handcycling. Pedeferri was in car accident in 2007 that left him with major spinal injuries.
A stakeholder advisory group has recommended a route to Puget Sound Energy for the utility's new Sammamish-Juanita 115kV Transmission Line.

Stakeholders group recommends route for PSE’s Sammamish-Juanita transmission line

After almost a year of meetings, sorting through comments from the community and deliberating, a stakeholder advisory group (SAG) has come up with a recommended route for the four-mile 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line Puget Sound Energy (PSE) plans to construct from Redmond to Kirkland.

A stakeholder advisory group has recommended a route to Puget Sound Energy for the utility's new Sammamish-Juanita 115kV Transmission Line.
Airlift Northwest pilot Art Godjikian shows first responders where a patient would be loaded into a helicopter to be transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Airlift training helps Redmond first responders practice and keep skills

If anyone was outside on Union Hill in Redmond Tuesday morning and happened to look up around 10 a.m., they probably would have seen an Airlift Northwest helicopter circling the area in search of a place to land.

Airlift Northwest pilot Art Godjikian shows first responders where a patient would be loaded into a helicopter to be transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Fun. will headline this year's Summer Camp '12 concert

The End’s Summer Camp ’12 to showcase up-and-coming bands at Marymoor on Aug. 25

On Aug. 25, 107.7 The End is giving music lovers the opportunity to discover new artists to add to their listening catalog with its Summer Camp ‘12 concert at Marymoor Park at 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy N.E. near Redmond.

Fun. will headline this year's Summer Camp '12 concert
Sweetheart Mice will be in downtown Redmond Sunday to lead people through interactive games and a flour labyrinth as part of “Professor Pomme’s Pomp and Pastry Paradoxicals

‘Anything can happen’ at ‘Professor Pomme’ performance in Downtown Park on Sunday

For anyone planning to be in downtown Redmond Sunday afternoon — especially near Downtown Park — be on the lookout for mice on the loose.

Sweetheart Mice will be in downtown Redmond Sunday to lead people through interactive games and a flour labyrinth as part of “Professor Pomme’s Pomp and Pastry Paradoxicals
Matt Horvat is the new head of school at The Overlake School in Redmond. Before this he was the principal of the high school at University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

New head of Overlake brings varied experience to school

Matt Horvat lived in Boston the first time he taught in front of a class.

Matt Horvat is the new head of school at The Overlake School in Redmond. Before this he was the principal of the high school at University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.
Redmond Police Chief Ron Gibson (left) with Jason Richards

Redmond boy to become police chief for a day

Next week, there will be a new police chief in town — at least for the day.

Redmond Police Chief Ron Gibson (left) with Jason Richards
John Koster

Koster and DelBene to face off in November’s general election

Republican John Koster and Democrat Suzan DelBene will face off in November's general election in the 1st Congressional District race, which includes Redmond.

John Koster
Three-year-old Greyson Callahan gives it to McGruff up top at this year's National Night Out event. This year's event had a record 49 parties in Redmond with about 2

29th Annual National Night Out brings out record numbers in Redmond

On Tuesday evening, residents of Wildwood Glen gathered in a cul-de-sac of their development to listen to the Redmond Police Department's (RPD) Matt Hurley discuss crime and public safety in the city and specifically, their Grass Lawn neighborhood.

Three-year-old Greyson Callahan gives it to McGruff up top at this year's National Night Out event. This year's event had a record 49 parties in Redmond with about 2
Cyrus Habib

Habib seeks higher standards in public education | 48th District, Pos. 2

Bellevue attorney Cyrus Habib is the Democratic candidate running to replace retiring Rep. Deb Eddy, D-Kirkland, for the 48th Legislative District, Pos. 2.

Cyrus Habib

Replacement drivers to pick up garbage Wednesday as strike continues

Waste Management, Inc. (WMI) is still in labor negotiations with recycling and yard waste truck drivers in King and Snohomish counties, but some Redmond customers were able to get a little relief from the smelly mess as the company brought in replacement drivers to provide garbage pickup service Wednesday.

1st Congressional District candidates (from left) Democrats Darcy Burner

1st Congressional District candidates discuss economy, health care and more at Microsoft debate

On Wednesday afternoon, six of the seven candidates in the 1st Congressional District race faced off in a debate at the Microsoft, Corp. campus in Redmond.

1st Congressional District candidates (from left) Democrats Darcy Burner

Post office relocation saves S.E. Redmond facility from closure

The relocation of retail operation services from the closing post office in downtown Redmond has taken the Southeast Redmond post office off a national list of post offices that could potentially close next year.

Las Vegas-based iStreamPlanet has recently opened its new office in Redmond and is currently looking to hire four engineers.

iStreamPlanet opens office in Redmond, to hire engineers this year

A Las Vegas-based company has recently opened a new office in Redmond and is looking to hire four engineers immediately.

Las Vegas-based iStreamPlanet has recently opened its new office in Redmond and is currently looking to hire four engineers.

City program provides youth free lunches this summer

For some kids, the free or reduced breakfasts and lunches they receive during the school year may be the only time they are guaranteed a balanced meal.

Redmond police are currently looking for a white or light-skinned Latino male of medium build suspected of attacking a Redmond woman Tuesday morning. He was wearing a dark-colored baseball hat and a white t-shirt underneath a dark colored sweatshirt or jacket. The suspect was also described as having a strong foreign accent — possibly Spanish.

Redmond woman sexually assaulted at knifepoint

A Redmond woman was sexually assaulted in her apartment near the 8500 block of 148th Avenue Northeast at knifepoint early Tuesday morning.

Redmond police are currently looking for a white or light-skinned Latino male of medium build suspected of attacking a Redmond woman Tuesday morning. He was wearing a dark-colored baseball hat and a white t-shirt underneath a dark colored sweatshirt or jacket. The suspect was also described as having a strong foreign accent — possibly Spanish.
Anita Lerche (center)

Annual Anandamela event in Redmond to feature international artists, weekend activities

Now in its third year and bigger than ever, this year's Anandamela Joyful Festival of India at Redmond City Hall, 15670 N.E. 85th St., is sure to bring a smile to all who attend.

Anita Lerche (center)
Ian Crane of the Hagens Berman team won this year's Derby Days Criterium in the Elite Men's category and a $1

Ian Crane wins Derby Days Criterium in Elite Men’s category

The winner of this year's Derby Days Criterium in the Elite Men's category was Ian Crane with a time of 1 hour, 29 minutes and 54 seconds.

Ian Crane of the Hagens Berman team won this year's Derby Days Criterium in the Elite Men's category and a $1

Redmond police child porn investigation leads to sentencing of Pennsylvania child abuser

A Redmond Police Department (RPD) investigation of a Redmond man charged with possessing child pornography has led to the sentencing of a Pennsylvania man accused of repeatedly drugging and raping three young girls.

This year's Derby Days Kids Parade brought in about 2

Redmond’s Derby Days draws thousands to celebrate city’s centennial

From youngsters participating in their first Kids Parade, to members of the city's founding families coming to town for a reunion, to a gubernatorial candidate stopping by to meet voters, a wide variety of people came out to enjoy Redmond's Derby Days Summer Festival last weekend.

This year's Derby Days Kids Parade brought in about 2