Stephanie Quiroz

Bear Creek National Honor Society students from left, Kate McDonough, Chuck McDonough, James Wadhwani, Tyler Doyle, Benjamin Ferreira, Kathryn Sutherland, Ryan Bracewell, Nelson Sun and Annemarie Mullet delivered food donations to the Hopelink food bank in Redmond. Photo courtesy of Bear Creek School

Bear Creek food drive brings in six and a half tons of food

The school’s National Honor Society chapter organized the drive and the food was donate to Hopelink.

 

KCLS libraries are boycotting Macmillan eBooks. KCLS is no longer buying Macmillan eBooks as of Nov. 1. Photo courtesy of KCLS Facebook

King County Library System boycotts Macmillan eBooks

The KCLS boycott began Nov. 1.

 

The Redmond City Council adopted the Community Strategic Plan at the Oct. 15 regular business meeting. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Redmond council adopts community strategic plan

Strategic plan reflects the priorities of the community.

 

Fairwinds-Redmond to honor veterans

WWII veterans Morten Joslin and Nick Nichols share their stories.

Alejandro, 6, and Elizabeth, 8, Camacho from Woodinville with their sugar skulls at the Día de los Muertos event on Nov. 2 at the Centro Cultural Mexicano in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond celebrates Día de los Muertos

The Day of the Dead event celebrates the lives of departed loved ones.

Alejandro, 6, and Elizabeth, 8, Camacho from Woodinville with their sugar skulls at the Día de los Muertos event on Nov. 2 at the Centro Cultural Mexicano in Redmond. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                St. Jude Catholic Church hosted an Eastside Community Forum on Homelessness and Poverty on Oct. 28.

St. Jude hosts forum on homelessness and poverty

Eastside City officials, nonprofits and inter-faith communities attended the forum on Oct. 28.

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                                St. Jude Catholic Church hosted an Eastside Community Forum on Homelessness and Poverty on Oct. 28.
In 1967 Nokomis Club of Redmond sponsored a tea at the local branch of the King County Library system to commemorate National Library Week. Photo courtesy of Redmond Historical Society Facebook

110 years of community investment

The Nokomis club celebrates their 110th Anniversary.

In 1967 Nokomis Club of Redmond sponsored a tea at the local branch of the King County Library system to commemorate National Library Week. Photo courtesy of Redmond Historical Society Facebook
Green Redmond Day is on Oct. 26. Photo courtesy of Alex Christians

Plant trees to celebrate Green Redmond Day

Planting events will take place at numerous park sites on Oct. 26.

Green Redmond Day is on Oct. 26. Photo courtesy of Alex Christians

Art planned for Overlake Village to celebrate tech, LGBTQ+ community

A Gateway art and bike/pedestrian art tunnel are planned.

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Mayor John Marchione, APA Washington Incoming President Nancy Eklund, and Senator Patty Murray’s Chief of Staff, Mindi Linquist at the Cleveland Street’s National Recognition on Oct. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Cleveland Street recognized as a ‘Great Street in America’

The Cleveland Street project was part of a 20-year vision for downtown Redmond in efforts to turn the neighborhood into an urban center.

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Mayor John Marchione, APA Washington Incoming President Nancy Eklund, and Senator Patty Murray’s Chief of Staff, Mindi Linquist at the Cleveland Street’s National Recognition on Oct. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
The indoor batting cages will be located at Redmond Ridge Park at 22915 NE Alder Crest Drive. The facility will include 3 lanes for the batting cages. Photo courtesy of King County

King County agrees for construction of indoor batting cage facility at Redmond Ridge Park

The ordinance authorizes for a five-year use agreement between King County and Redmond North Little League.

The indoor batting cages will be located at Redmond Ridge Park at 22915 NE Alder Crest Drive. The facility will include 3 lanes for the batting cages. Photo courtesy of King County
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                                Max Shegnagaev (fourth from left) had a birthday wrestling bash for his tenth birthday at city hall on Oct. 6.

10-year-old boy has wrestling birthday bash at Redmond City Hall

Nearly 30 professional wrestlers came to Max Shegnagaev’s 10th birthday.

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                                Max Shegnagaev (fourth from left) had a birthday wrestling bash for his tenth birthday at city hall on Oct. 6.
Steve Fields and Angela Birney answer questions at the candidate forum hosted by Education Hill Neighborhood Association (EdHNA) at First Baptist Church on Oct. 3. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Birney and Fields discuss transportation, growth and more in Redmond

The forum was held at First Baptist Church last Friday.

Steve Fields and Angela Birney answer questions at the candidate forum hosted by Education Hill Neighborhood Association (EdHNA) at First Baptist Church on Oct. 3. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Financial turmoil contributed to Ducati Redmond closure, records show

NobleRush owner owed nearly $2.7 million on new bikes.

Ducati Redmond, along with 4 other NobelRush dealerships were abruptly closed without notice on Sept. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Ducati Redmond closes abruptly

NobleRush closed five of its loc dealerships abruptly without notice.

Ducati Redmond, along with 4 other NobelRush dealerships were abruptly closed without notice on Sept. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                From left: Easton, Emma, Nate Yoker, and Vaibhav test a monkey game during the Goddard School toy test in Redmond.

Redmond Goddard preschoolers test toys for top 10 holiday list

Goddard preschoolers participated in 12th annual preschooler-approved toy test.

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                                From left: Easton, Emma, Nate Yoker, and Vaibhav test a monkey game during the Goddard School toy test in Redmond.

Redmond proclaims Sept. 21 as Mayor’s Day of Concern Food Drive

This year’s food drive will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Bella Bottega QFC.

Redmond Senior Center transportation and program relocations are still in the works

The parks and recreation department updated the council at the Sept. 17 meeting.

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.

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

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