Wire Service

Animal shelter meeting attracts nearly 700 people

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the King County Metropolitan Council.

Washington Traffic Safety Commission honors city

Last Friday, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) honored 24 traffic safety professionals statewide for their outstanding contributions to traffic safety, including the City of Redmond Transportation Services Division.

Eastside rail meeting set for April 24

Eastside Rail Now! will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 24 at the Bellevue Regional Library to discuss how the Eastside rail corridor can most effectively be used to benefit the region’s environment.

Bruns named Medical Director at Group Health

Dr. Brenda Bruns has been named Executive Medical Director for the health plan division of Group Health Cooperative.

DEA agents and deputies raided a home at 23027 Southeast 21st Street in Sammamish. Here an officer is seen removing some of the grow equipment from the home as evidence.

Drug enforcement agents take down major marijuana growing operation

Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and local law enforcement on Wednesday indicted more than a dozen people for involvement in a King County marijuana growing operations as well as three businesses during a raid they’re calling “Operation Green Reaper.”

DEA agents and deputies raided a home at 23027 Southeast 21st Street in Sammamish. Here an officer is seen removing some of the grow equipment from the home as evidence.

POLICE BLOTTER

Missing Xbox: A man who works at Microsoft reported that someone stole his Xbox game system from his office.

National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School

Students participate in National Latin Exam

Seventh grade students at Stella Schola Middle School in the Lake Washington School District recently participated in the National Latin Exam.

National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School

Local vets offering medical help at King County shelters

As of April 22, local veterinarians have begun offering services to help provide medical care for the animals at King County’s two animal shelters.

BRIEFLY

Aikido Academy was invited to present a workshop on April 15 at the Seeds of Compassion, a five-day gathering in Seattle honoring the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu.

Cirque du Soleil patrons get special discounts at Redmond Town Center

Many restaurants/merchants at Redmond Town Center are welcoming Cirque du Soleil patrons by offering special discounts during the run of “Corteo” at King County’s Marymoor Park in Redmond.

Police arrest three robbery suspects

Redmond Police arrested a man and two juveniles for strong-arm robbery on Wednesday after investigating two different incidents at bus stops.

Eastside volunteer fair set for May 3

Up to 50 non-profit agencies will share volunteer opportunities for individuals, families and civic groups at the Family Resource Center’s 11th annual Eastside Volunteer Fair. The fair takes place on May 3, the final day of National Volunteer Week, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Crossroads, the shopping center at Northeast 8th Street and 156th Avenue in Bellevue.

NEWS BRIEFS

Free screening of nutrition documentary

King County Councilwoman Hague to host town hall May 10

The terms “climate change,” “sustainable communities” and “environmentalism” are becoming part of everyday language.

McKenna gives tips to prevent identity theft

Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna visited Redmond’s Overlake Christian Church last week in conjunction with the GUARD IT! Washington campaign to prevent identity theft.

With a plastic shovel in each hand

Another bond for parks?

Despite getting a levy of more than $600,000 passed last year, the Redmond Parks Department and Parks and Trails Commission stated their case to the Redmond City Council at a joint meeting as to why they may ask for another bond as early as next year.

With a plastic shovel in each hand

Redmond toddler dies in multi-car wreck

A three-car accident Monday on State Route 167 resulted in the death of a toddler and injuries to four other people.

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, April 29

NEWS BRIEFS

Authors to visit Borders May 3

NEWS BRIEFS

Host families needed