Samantha Pak

Redmond Police Department

Stats show crime in Redmond was down for 2011

The Redmond Police Department's (RPD) 2011 statistics show that crime is down in the City of Redmond.

Redmond Police Department
Redmond Police Department

Everett man in custody for Rose Hill burglary in April, may be connected to others

A 32-year-old Everett man is in a King County jail for at least one of about nine burglaries that took place several weeks ago in the Rose Hill neighborhood near the Redmond-Kirkland border.

Redmond Police Department
Big Picture Redmond will begin showing live musical and comedy performances in the late summer and early fall. Owners Mark Stern and his wife Katie (not pictured) changed their business model after a second 21-and-older movie theater opened in Redmond Town Center a few years ago.

Live performances and ‘arty’ films coming to Big Picture Redmond

Mark and Katie Stern have never been afraid to take risks, back down from a challenge or try something different.

Big Picture Redmond will begin showing live musical and comedy performances in the late summer and early fall. Owners Mark Stern and his wife Katie (not pictured) changed their business model after a second 21-and-older movie theater opened in Redmond Town Center a few years ago.
On Friday

Redmond’s budgeting process involves input from staff, council and citizens

With an Oct. 9 deadline, City of Redmond Mayor John Marchione and staff are already working to prepare a preliminary city budget to present to City Council.

On Friday
After nearly 70 years of business

Theno’s Dairy closes after nearly 70 years, customers offer to help keep store open

After nearly 70 years of doling out sweet treats to the community, Theno's Dairy in Redmond is closing.

After nearly 70 years of business
Seattle artist John Fleming discusses the art he has planned for the Redmond Central Connector at Thursday's Walk and Talk event in the downtown.

Downtown Walk and Talk event brings in 100 people, highlights Central Connector artist

Traffic in downtown Redmond briefly came to a stop Thursday evening as about 100 people crossed Leary Way between Cleveland and Northeast 76th streets.

Seattle artist John Fleming discusses the art he has planned for the Redmond Central Connector at Thursday's Walk and Talk event in the downtown.
On Tuesday morning

Electric-powered race car comes to Genie Industries in Redmond

With the sound of squealing tires filling the air and guys doling out concessions to spectators watching a Formula car do laps around a coned-off course, the parking lot at Terex Corporation/Genie Industries in Redmond could have easily been mistaken for a racing event Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday morning
Rianne BeCraft is the founder of Redmond Wild

Redmond Wild to host urban tour on June 2, encourages wildlife-friendly city

In addition to its 55,000-plus human residents, the City of Redmond is home to various wild animals and one organization is working to ensure it stays that way.

Rianne BeCraft is the founder of Redmond Wild
The 3rd annual Arts Festival and Sidewalk Sale at Redmond Town Center will be from June 22-24. There will be artist booths with pieces for sale

Redmond Town Center Arts Festival and Sidewalk Sale slated for June 22-24

The Redmond Town Center (RTC) is teaming up with the City of Redmond and Venues for Artists in the Local Area (VALA) Eastside for its 3rd annual Arts Festival and Sidewalk Sale from June 22-24.

The 3rd annual Arts Festival and Sidewalk Sale at Redmond Town Center will be from June 22-24. There will be artist booths with pieces for sale

Redmond area candidates file for congressional and legislative offices

It's filing week for the upcoming election season and three Redmond area men have thrown their hat into the ring for congressional and legislative offices.

Lake Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball spoke at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce's member luncheon Wednesday afternoon.

Superintendent Kimball discusses globalization in education at chamber luncheon

It used to be that a college education would guarantee a person a job after graduation. Nowadays, all a college degree can do is help a person land a job interview, according to Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball.

Lake Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Chip Kimball spoke at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce's member luncheon Wednesday afternoon.
Redmond resident Tom Miller (left) and his instructor Mark Riley jam for a few minutes before starting their formal slide guitar lessons at Pacific Music. Riley was recently named Acoustic Blues Guitarist of the Year for 2012 by the Washington Blues Society.

Pacific Music instructor honored by Washington Blues Society

Mark Riley picked up his first guitar when he was 12 and now only a few months shy of 60, has never let go.

Redmond resident Tom Miller (left) and his instructor Mark Riley jam for a few minutes before starting their formal slide guitar lessons at Pacific Music. Riley was recently named Acoustic Blues Guitarist of the Year for 2012 by the Washington Blues Society.
Eastside Symphony conductor Alexei Girsh celebrates his 20th year with the Redmond-based orchestra. On Saturday

Eastside Symphony conductor celebrates 20 years of leadership

Alexei Girsh's relationship with music began at the young age of 7 when his father enrolled him in music school in Russia.

Eastside Symphony conductor Alexei Girsh celebrates his 20th year with the Redmond-based orchestra. On Saturday
Education Hill resident Steve Gasser addresses the Redmond City Council during Tuesday night's appeal hearing regarding the proposed Redmond Bike Park.

Redmond City Council denies bike park appeal

The Redmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to uphold a hearing examiner's decision to approve the city's site entitlement plan for the proposed Redmond Bike Park to be built within Hartman Park on Education Hill.

Education Hill resident Steve Gasser addresses the Redmond City Council during Tuesday night's appeal hearing regarding the proposed Redmond Bike Park.
Redmond Mayor John Marchione spoke at this month's Redmond Senior Center's First Friday Coffee Chat. He discussed the city's budget

Mayor discusses city budget, transportation, construction and more at senior center

The city's budget, transportation and upcoming capital construction projects were among the topics of discussion last Friday when Redmond Mayor John Marchione visited the Redmond Senior Center (RSC) to speak at the monthly First Friday Coffee Chat.

Redmond Mayor John Marchione spoke at this month's Redmond Senior Center's First Friday Coffee Chat. He discussed the city's budget
The Redmond Police Department Volunteer Program has initiated the Victim Assistance Team

Redmond Police Department starts program to help crime victims and their families

Crime victims in Redmond may soon be receiving a call from the Redmond Police Department (RPD).

The Redmond Police Department Volunteer Program has initiated the Victim Assistance Team
This is a rendering of the wildlife crossing King County is planning to build over Northeast Novelty Hill Road just outside of Redmond.

King County to build wildlife crossing over N.E. Novelty Hill Road on Redmond Ridge

Northeast Novelty Hill Road will soon be a little safer for drivers and animals alike as the King County Road Services Division is planning to build an elevated wildlife crossing over the thoroughfare between Redmond Ridge Drive Northeast and 234th Place Northeast.

This is a rendering of the wildlife crossing King County is planning to build over Northeast Novelty Hill Road just outside of Redmond.
Public works Director Bill Campbell stands at the traffic light intersection of West Lake Sammamish Parkway and Bel-Red Road

Redmond public works director Bill Campbell to retire

Bill Campbell has always enjoyed building things and when paired with his love for math, science and problem solving, it's no surprise his passions led him to the City of Redmond Public Works Department.

Public works Director Bill Campbell stands at the traffic light intersection of West Lake Sammamish Parkway and Bel-Red Road
Asha Singh (left) and Maryam Rouhfar are the organizers of RENU

SoulFood Books to host fashion show, silent auction

Fashion is coming to SoulFood Books and it's all for a good cause.

Asha Singh (left) and Maryam Rouhfar are the organizers of RENU
The Redmond High School (RHS) football field is now the permanent for the Clise Bell

Touchdown alarm: Historic Clise bell ready to ring again at Redmond High

Come fall, the Redmond High School (RHS) stadium will be filled with even more noise whenever the football team scores a touchdown as the field once again houses a 1,100-pound bell that will be rung each time the Mustangs cross the goal line.

The Redmond High School (RHS) football field is now the permanent for the Clise Bell