Stephanie Quiroz

OnRedmond is hosting the World’s Largest Simon game from Sept. 13-14 at the Downtown Park. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond community invited to participate in attempt for world’s largest Simon tournament

The goal is for the tournament to be listed in the Guinness Book of World Record as the first world’s largest digital memory game.

 

The Redmond Senior Center located at 8703 160th Avenue NE is closed for structural assessment. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond Senior Center closes for structural assessment

Senior residents express concerns at a Sept. 11 meeting.

 

Eastside Welcoming Week will be hosting over 30 events to support diverse communities and build relationships among neighbors. File photo

Eastside cities join together to celebrate Welcoming Week

Eastside Welcoming Week to take place Sept. 13-22.

 

John Flemming’s Erratic art installation will be moved from its current site at the southwest corner of 166th Avenue Northeast and Cleveland Street by March 31, 2020. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond’s ‘Erratic’ art installation to be relocated

The installation will be relocating to Gilman Landing.

John Flemming’s Erratic art installation will be moved from its current site at the southwest corner of 166th Avenue Northeast and Cleveland Street by March 31, 2020. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Rayed Siddiqui, 9, from Redmond sold handmade lego structures at the business fair on Aug. 26.

Young Redmond entrepreneurs set up shop at Acton Business Fair

Youth entrepreneurs donated a portion of their proceeds to charity of choice.

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                                Rayed Siddiqui, 9, from Redmond sold handmade lego structures at the business fair on Aug. 26.
First ride training attendees learn how to properly use a scooter before the group ride around downtown Redmond at the First Ride Training event hosted by Lime and Go Redmond on Aug. 26.	Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Go Redmond and Lime host First Ride training

Attendees learn how to properly use a scooter.

First ride training attendees learn how to properly use a scooter before the group ride around downtown Redmond at the First Ride Training event hosted by Lime and Go Redmond on Aug. 26.	Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Resident Julia Hardwick and educator Lucy Nesse all smiles as they plant a daisy flower in the mobile garden. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Eldergrow offers Overlake Terrace residents a therapeutic connection to nature

Their indoor therapy gardens help stimulate residents’ five senses, memory and improves motor skills.

Resident Julia Hardwick and educator Lucy Nesse all smiles as they plant a daisy flower in the mobile garden. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Coffee with a Cop and King County Councilmember

Redmond residents gathered Aug. 9 at Cypress Coffee for King County’s Coffee with a Cop event. At the event, citizens had the opportunity to talk… Continue reading

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                                Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26.

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

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                                Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26.
Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond Nourishing Networks, on hiatus but still fighting hunger

Nourishing Networks will continue programs including the food box program.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo

Former Redmond mayor Doreen Marchione dies at 80

Marchione served on Redmond City Council as well as Kirkland City Council.

Doreen Marchione at her retirement celebration in 2017. File photo
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                                Northwest FamilyFest is coming to Downton Park Aug. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Northwest FamilyFest comes to Redmond’s Downtown Park

The Prefect Push to hold 4th annual event on Aug. 3.

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                                Northwest FamilyFest is coming to Downton Park Aug. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The baseball field at Hartman Park was renamed in honor of Redmond coach, Les Dow on July 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond baseball field named after longtime baseball coach

The city renames a baseball field at Hartman Park in honor of Les Dow.

The baseball field at Hartman Park was renamed in honor of Redmond coach, Les Dow on July 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

East Rail Corridor is now Eastrail

Eastrail will be an uninterrupted 42-mile trail connected to Link light rail opening on the Eastside in 2023.

Attendees take a closer look at the new Eastrail logo and tagline, “Let’s Connect” on July 20 in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.

Goldfish Swim School to open doors in August in Redmond Town Center

Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope the school will help reduce drowning statistics.

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                                Franchise owners JJ and Joette Dalton hope Goldfish swim school will help reduce drowning statistics.
Eastsiders gathered on July 12 for a peaceful protest at Redmond Downtown Park. Protestors held demonstrations that spelled out “Close the Camps.” Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Eastsiders gather for Lights for Liberty Vigil to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants

Redmond was one out of the 46 vigils held across Washington state.

Eastsiders gathered on July 12 for a peaceful protest at Redmond Downtown Park. Protestors held demonstrations that spelled out “Close the Camps.” Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Festival goers at Redmond’s Derby Days enjoy carnival games on July 12. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond celebrates its 79th Derby Days

The annual summer festival’s theme was Game On!

Festival goers at Redmond’s Derby Days enjoy carnival games on July 12. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol

Renton man killed in head-on crash along Redmond-Fall City Road

The driver’s name has not been released.

A crash between a semi truck and another vehicle occurred around 4:45 a.m. on July 16 on State Route 202. Photo courtesy of Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol
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                                Redmond Senior Center will use the funds to expand a SAIL program, hire a new fitness specialist, purchase equipment, and to add more classes.

Redmond organizations receive Get Active Stay Active grants

Redmond Senior Center was among the recipients.

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                                Redmond Senior Center will use the funds to expand a SAIL program, hire a new fitness specialist, purchase equipment, and to add more classes.