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Redmond resident Kim Wilcox participated in the New York City Marathon earlier this month as part of a team running to raise money for juvenile diabetes research. The cause is close to Wilcox's heart as her 12-year-old niece was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when she was 5.

Redmond resident runs in NYC Marathon for a good cause

An individual can participate in the New York City Marathon by either running a qualifying time in a prior marathon or being selected through a lottery system. But when this didn't work for Kim Wilcox, the Redmond resident found another way to get into the race.

Redmond resident Kim Wilcox participated in the New York City Marathon earlier this month as part of a team running to raise money for juvenile diabetes research. The cause is close to Wilcox's heart as her 12-year-old niece was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when she was 5.

Businesses should have plans in place for emergencies | La Niña

With another La Niña winter season approaching, families aren't the only ones who need to prepare for cold weather — businesses need to as well.

LWSD uses multiple strategies to tackle harsh weather conditions | La Niña

With 51 schools in three cities within 76 square miles to oversee, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) officials do not have an easy job. And when the weather takes a turn for the worst, things get much more difficult.

Redmond High School senior Milo Wilkes will be participating in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. He is playing the sousaphone.

RHS senior to participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Milo Wilkes' music career began in fifth grade at Emily Dickinson Elementary School in Redmond and will soon expand onto one of the grandest stages of all.

Redmond High School senior Milo Wilkes will be participating in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. He is playing the sousaphone.
On Wednesday

Former Seattle Supersonic James Donaldson offers business tips at chamber luncheon

At 7 feet, 2 inches, former NBA star James Donaldson says he is known as the "big man on small business.

On Wednesday
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Caribbean food truck debuts in Redmond

Residents and workers in Redmond can get a taste of the Caribbean without leaving city limits.

Michael Cunningham
Naomi Bashkansky will compete in the World Youth Chess Championship this month in Caldas Novas

Redmond’s Naomi Bashkansky to compete in World Youth Chess Championship in Brazil

Naomi Bashkansky began playing chess when she was 5 and has worked her way up to the top of the game.

Naomi Bashkansky will compete in the World Youth Chess Championship this month in Caldas Novas
Seattle Seahawks Anthony McCoy leads a group of students at Emily Dickinson Elementary School in Redmond in a game of capture the flag. The tight end's visit was part of the team's Play 60 Tuesdays program

Seattle Seahawks players visit Dickinson Elementary to encourage students to get active, healthy | VIDEO

On Tuesday morning, cheers and chants filled the Emily Dickinson Elementary School gymnasium as students and staff welcomed Seattle Seahawks Zach Miller and Anthony McCoy.

Seattle Seahawks Anthony McCoy leads a group of students at Emily Dickinson Elementary School in Redmond in a game of capture the flag. The tight end's visit was part of the team's Play 60 Tuesdays program
Lynden Benshoof earned four Battle Stars for his service in northern Africa

World War II veteran holds memories near and dear

At 93, Lynden Benshoof will never forget his time in the U.S. Navy, including when he was part of the historic D-Day invasion of World War II.

Lynden Benshoof earned four Battle Stars for his service in northern Africa

Seattle artist John Fleming recommended for Redmond Central Connector

The City of Redmond's parks and trails and arts commissions are recommending Seattle artist John Fleming to City Council as the artist for the Redmond Central Connector (RCC), a linear park scheduled to begin construction next year.

City of Redmond recreation assistant manager Mark Hickok spoke at the Redmond Senior Center as part of the First Friday Coffee Chat series.

Redmond’s recreation assistant manager out to improve citizens’ quality of life

Mark Hickok's first job as a lifeguard was just the beginning of his career in parks and recreation.

City of Redmond recreation assistant manager Mark Hickok spoke at the Redmond Senior Center as part of the First Friday Coffee Chat series.
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Redmond portion of East Lake Sammamish Trail complete and open for public use

On Monday morning, dozens of people braved the cold and rain to gather just off of Northeast 70th Street in Redmond to celebrate the completion of the Redmond portion of the East Lake Sammamish Trail (ELST).

From left

U.S. Postal Service back to looking for new Redmond downtown location

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is once again seeking existing space for a new post office location in downtown Redmond. Ernie Swanson, spokesperson for USPS's Seattle district, said they had previously been looking at a location at 8215 160th Ave. N.E., but things did not work out for them.

TEALS instructor and Microsoft Corp. employee Robert Goins (left) helps sophomore Cori Meyers on an in-class assignment during a computer science class at Lake Washington High School

Microsoft employees bring real-world experience into the classroom with TEALS program

Emily Wilson entered Lake Washington High School (LWHS) in September expecting to pick up a paintbrush and express herself through art. But a scheduling conflict in the system now has her inputing data, creating programs and learning about today's growing high-tech world.

TEALS instructor and Microsoft Corp. employee Robert Goins (left) helps sophomore Cori Meyers on an in-class assignment during a computer science class at Lake Washington High School
Earlier this month

Microsoft attorney recognized by White House for KIND pro bono work

For three years, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) has been helping children by providing them with legal representation in immigration court.

Earlier this month

Redmond chefs to cook for a good cause

Two Redmond chefs will be cooking up a storm on Sunday — all for a good cause. Lisa Dupar of Pomegranate Bistro at 18005 N.E. 68th St. and John Price of Spazzo Italian Grill & Wine Bar at 16499 N.E. 74th St. will be two of a dozen chefs participating in the 13th annual Chef's Night Out (CNO).

Maestra Carolina Liendo teaches Spanish Academy students

Spanish Academy opens new location in Redmond

Parents in Redmond now have one more option when considering preschools for their children.

Maestra Carolina Liendo teaches Spanish Academy students
Kevin Carder is the owner of the newly opened Paradiso Olive Oils and Vinegars in downtown Redmond. The Education Hill resident opened the specialty shop with his wife Shirley (not picture) after visiting one in Arizona.

Paradiso specialty shop in downtown offers wide selection of olive oils and balsamic vinegars

With the opening of their new store, one Redmond couple is working to prove that not all olive oils are created equal.

Kevin Carder is the owner of the newly opened Paradiso Olive Oils and Vinegars in downtown Redmond. The Education Hill resident opened the specialty shop with his wife Shirley (not picture) after visiting one in Arizona.
Group Health's plans feature a mix of business and residential buildings

Group Health presents plans for large mixed-use development in Overlake

Representatives from Group Health Cooperative (GHC) presented its mixed-use plans for the 28-acre piece of land the non-profit owns in the Overlake neighborhood at Tuesday’s Redmond City Council business meeting at City Hall.

Group Health's plans feature a mix of business and residential buildings
Lena Johnson is a legal advocate for the Redmond Police Department (RPD) and works with domestic violence victims. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and RPD is encouraging people to get educated on the topic. Johnson said one of the biggest challenges of her job is overcoming the lack of awareness about domestic violence because it's a crime that happens behind closed doors.

Legal advocate for Redmond Police works to help domestic violence victims and spread awareness

As a legal advocate for the Redmond Police Department (RPD), Lena Johnson does not have an easy job.

Lena Johnson is a legal advocate for the Redmond Police Department (RPD) and works with domestic violence victims. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and RPD is encouraging people to get educated on the topic. Johnson said one of the biggest challenges of her job is overcoming the lack of awareness about domestic violence because it's a crime that happens behind closed doors.