Although it’s been more than two decades, Tim Arnold still remembers the first time he participated in the Rotary Club of Redmond’s RedSpoke bike ride.
Growing up, Ranjini Danaraj never considered the military as a career choice.
But when the Redmond native was a senior in high school looking at colleges, she realized she needed a way to pay for it. So Danaraj applied for the Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC scholarships.
This summer, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will build a new substation on the Redmond side of Bel-Red Road in the Overlake neighborhood and nearby residents and business people have mixed reviews of PSE’s plans.
As a whitewater kayaker, Trip Jennings has spent a lot of his life on water.
He’s traveled to other countries, riding rapids around the world and producing kayaking videos similar to skateboarding, snowboarding and other extreme sports videos.
During his annual State of the City address on Wednesday, Mayor John Marchione focused on the progress Redmond has made in 2010 as well as the direction the city is headed.
Speaking at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon, Marchione discussed key construction projects throughout the city — completed, ongoing and future — such as the new Northeast 36th Street Bridge, the 161st Avenue Northeast extension, installation of a large storm water pipe downtown and Redmond Central Connector (RCC).
On May 18, Redmond-based Friends of Youth (FOY) will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a reception at the Harbor Club in Bellevue from 4 to 6 p.m., featuring Wayne Strom as the keynote speaker.
On Tuesday evening, Redmond fire engines and medic trucks filled the parking lot at City Hall.
But the dozens of men and women crowding into the building’s lobby were not there for an emergency. They were there to see Kevin Donnelly being sworn in as the new chief for the Redmond Fire Department (RFD).
Heart-health conscious runners and walkers will converge at Marymoor Park on May 21 to get their blood pumping and raise awareness.
Marymoor Park in King County will play host to the first-ever Ironheart Classic 4 mile/8 Mile Race and Health/Fitness Festival. Both all-ages fun runs will begin near the Velodrome race track, continue through the park and along the Sammamish River Trail.
During his second appearance at the Redmond Senior Center’s (RSC) First Friday Coffee Chat, Mayor John Marchione spent Friday morning speaking with citizens about various happenings in the city.
When things go awry during a play or musical on stage, performers have to work to bring the story back to how it’s supposed to told. However, when things go wrong during an improv show, it only makes the performance that much more entertaining.