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The Discobotz team members (Parent Coach, Senthil Selvaraj; Organizing LWSD Teacher, Jason Steele): Sarvesh Senthil (eighth grade), Harini Vijeyanandh (eighth grade), Arjun Cheema (eighth grade) and Varun Senthil (seventh grade). Courtesy photo.

Evergreen Middle School robotics team to compete in world championship

The Discobotz have a few more tournaments left, including the state tournament in Ellensburg on Feb. 23.

  • Feb 18, 2019

 

AAA holds driver improvement class at Redmond Senior Center on March 6

The schedule was rescheduled from its February date due to snowy weather.

  • Feb 14, 2019

 

Despite ‘wait-and-see’ approach from Feds on interest rates, real estate ticking onward

Though the feds are in a wait-and-see mood there are benefits to buying and/or selling now versus waiting.

  • Feb 8, 2019

 

Kindering is launching their third satellite campus in Redmond by spring 2019. Kindering Redmond will be located in the Together Center complex in downtown Redmond. Courtesy photo of Kindering Facebook

Kindering to open a fourth location in Redmond

Kindering in the Together Center opens this spring.

Kindering is launching their third satellite campus in Redmond by spring 2019. Kindering Redmond will be located in the Together Center complex in downtown Redmond. Courtesy photo of Kindering Facebook

PopUp Storywalk blends books, nature in Redmond, Eastside

The program combines the joy of reading with the beauty of the great outdoors.

Eastside thrift shop donates $151K in 2018

Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop provides grant funds to nonprofit organizations on the Eastside.

  • Feb 1, 2019
Fantasy-fiction author Terry Brooks visited eighth graders at Stella Schola Middle School on Jan. 22. Courtesy photo.

Author Terry Brooks visits students at Stella Schola in Redmond

After the visit, Brooks was inspired to start sharing his expertise by visiting classrooms again.

  • Feb 1, 2019
Fantasy-fiction author Terry Brooks visited eighth graders at Stella Schola Middle School on Jan. 22. Courtesy photo.
Director of Centro Cultural Mexico Carlos Jimenez and gallery curator Angie Hinojos Yusuf had the same goal and vision to build culture and community through arts in King County. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Mexican Cultural Center opens studio gallery to community

Los Pajaros Studio Gallery includes traditional Mexican art.

Director of Centro Cultural Mexico Carlos Jimenez and gallery curator Angie Hinojos Yusuf had the same goal and vision to build culture and community through arts in King County. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Carlson named volunteer of the year for SAFE in Redmond

Carlson helps organize tack for the nonprofit.

  • Jan 31, 2019

AAA offering driver improvement program at Redmond Senior Center

The cost of the course is $20 per person.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Motivation springs us to action

Progress doesn’t come overnight and maintaining health is almost always hard work.

  • Jan 29, 2019
From left: Tara Martin, Lisa Snow, Jeff LaBelle, and Jessica Rice completed the challenging process of earning National Board Certification. The National Board Certified Teachers teach at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish. Photo Courtesy of Eastside Catholic School.

Redmond’s Rice earns national teacher’s board certification

Eastside Catholic School teachers earn highest mark of achievement.

From left: Tara Martin, Lisa Snow, Jeff LaBelle, and Jessica Rice completed the challenging process of earning National Board Certification. The National Board Certified Teachers teach at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish. Photo Courtesy of Eastside Catholic School.
From left: John Oftebro, Indira Krishnaswami, ChuNi Kao, Paige Norman, Magy Rockenbeck, Anju K. Anad, Ed O’Brien, and Tasia Williams. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Redmond Historical Society rings in new year with new board members

Board members will serve a two-year term.

From left: John Oftebro, Indira Krishnaswami, ChuNi Kao, Paige Norman, Magy Rockenbeck, Anju K. Anad, Ed O’Brien, and Tasia Williams. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.
‘Defense Ninjas’ instructor Fauzia Lala and COO Kate Warady demonstrate how to break a wrist grab in a workout room at Redmond’s DaVinci Academy on Jan. 15. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Women become ninjas in local self defense classes

Instructor Fauzia Lala aims to empower, educate women to protect themselves.

‘Defense Ninjas’ instructor Fauzia Lala and COO Kate Warady demonstrate how to break a wrist grab in a workout room at Redmond’s DaVinci Academy on Jan. 15. Katie Metzger/staff photo

LWSD earns place on advanced placement district honor roll

More students are taking and succeeding in AP courses.

  • Jan 18, 2019

LWSD kindergarten registration begins Feb. 7

Parents can register their students at their neighborhood schools.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Bear Creek academic and college planning night set for Jan. 17

The event will feature a college application review panel with representatives from three colleges.

  • Jan 14, 2019
The Redmond Police Department hosted their second Free Little Library event at the Community Center on Dec. 27, 2018. Courtesy of Andrea Wolf-Buck.

Redmond police host second Officer Story Time

Redmond officers read books to children at the Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village.

The Redmond Police Department hosted their second Free Little Library event at the Community Center on Dec. 27, 2018. Courtesy of Andrea Wolf-Buck.

New Year resolution: Be more loving to yourself

Now is a good time to reflect back on accomplishments and goals achieved from the last year.

  • Jan 3, 2019

As 2018 real estate market wraps up, buyers and sellers prepare for the year ahead

To list or not to list during the holidays? That is the question.

  • Dec 13, 2018