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Faith and community members show support for MAPS with new sign dedication | SLIDESHOW

After the sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) was vandalized on Nov. 21, there has been an outpouring of support for the… Continue reading

Legacy and Chinese partner purchase Redmond Square for $31M

The Redmond Square business complex in downtown Redmond was sold to Legacy Partners last month for $31 million. The sale went through Nov. 10 and… Continue reading

Einstein Elementary community jumps into fundraising effort for new playground

Whenever a new elementary school is built, there are a few things that typically come with it. From classrooms and a library, to a main… Continue reading

SoulFood Coffeehouse owners bring Redmond community together

After emotions and tensions throughout the country became heightened following the presidential election, SoulFood Coffeehouse in Redmond opened its doors to give community members the… Continue reading

Resident holds Candlelight Vigil for Progress for people to show community solidarity

With news of racist graffiti, harassment, violence and other hate crimes cropping up around the country after the presidential election, some Redmond-area residents decided to… Continue reading

Redmond Lights to focus on tradition, unity

This weekend marks the first Saturday of December and that means it’s time for Redmond Lights. The annual winter festival is in its 18th year… Continue reading

Support pours in following vandalism at Redmond mosque

The main sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) in Redmond was vandalized early Monday morning. The granite sign in front of its… Continue reading

Sound Transit holds open house for public input on East Link

With the 2008 passing of Sound Transit 2 (ST2) and this month’s passing of Sound Transit 3 (ST3), light rail is coming to the Eastside… Continue reading

Pizza company’s Spreading MODness campaign benefits local nonprofits

Since the first MOD Pizza store opened eight years ago, one of the company’s focuses has been community. With the opening of each new store,… Continue reading

Facing our fears: Time to come together to build each other up | Reporter’s Notebook

Well, the results are in and much to many people’s surprise, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Reactions to the… Continue reading

Motley Zoo is tuned in to rescuing animals, placing them in homes

Animal rescues are not always the most cheerful places. Working with animals in need of homes, some of whom have medical or behavioral issues, can… Continue reading

Redmond-area high schoolers walk out of class in protest of presidential election results

Dozens of Redmond High School (RHS) students walked out of class Monday afternoon to express their feelings about the results of last week’s presidential election.… Continue reading

Police recover stolen custom-built bike of athlete, auto-immune disorder survivor

Being the victim of a robbery is not easy but for Navin Singh, having one of his bicycles stolen was more than just a financial… Continue reading

IronTribe in Redmond to host Workout for Water event Nov. 19

Every year, IronTribe Fitness gyms across the country hold events to raise money to help people in other parts of the world access clean water.… Continue reading

Having their say: Young MAPS members vote for the first time

The right to vote is one that comes to Americans when they turn 18. To mark the occasion, the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS)… Continue reading

Costco unveils new membership warehouse Friday in Redmond

After about 20 years of on-and-off discussions, Costco has now opened a membership warehouse in Redmond. The 155,000-square-foot warehouse is located at 7725 188th Ave.… Continue reading

Volunteers attend planting events to help restore three parks on Green Redmond Day

Wet weather was not enough to deter about 100 people from planting more than 700 trees, shrubs and other plants at three Redmond parks on… Continue reading

Nair inspires others to enjoy science through STEM for Fun workshops

As a kid, Milan Nair enjoyed science, but he noticed that not many of his peers felt the same way. Now as a senior at… Continue reading

Employee giving program furthers Microsoft workers’ philanthropic impact

Part of Microsoft Corp’s mission is to help the world do more. For Iris Childress, a senior program manager for Enterprise Commerce at the Redmond-based… Continue reading

A middle school by any other name: Shakespeare reflects students’ lives at Rose Hill, other schools

This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. And while it has been more than four centuries since The Bard first wrote his… Continue reading