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Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to… Continue reading

 

Courtesy photo/Artists Sunday

Artists Sunday, following Black Friday, puts out call for participants before Nov. 29

The movement has a website that offers a free directory of artists and art organizations that participate

  • Nov 5, 2020

 

Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

 

The closed Redmond Senior Center on Oct. 13. Community members leave ribbons in the heart to honor the memories of the to-be-demolished center. Haley Ausbun/staff photo.

Demolition of Redmond Senior Center underway this month

The city council has an upcoming vote on the size and cost of the future senior center

The closed Redmond Senior Center on Oct. 13. Community members leave ribbons in the heart to honor the memories of the to-be-demolished center. Haley Ausbun/staff photo.
File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.

Eastside Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 10

Similar to other walk events in the region, Alzheimer’s Association encourages registered users to walk in a location of their choice

  • Oct 8, 2020
File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.
Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.

Getting crayons to kids runs in the family

Eastside nonprofit Mighty Crayon is relaunched by younger sister of founder, repurposing used restaurant crayons

Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.
Courtesy Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park.

Walk’n Wag at your pace with extended virtual event

A scenic course for dog walkers is on display at Lake Sammamish through Sept. 2o

  • Sep 4, 2020
Courtesy Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park.
Courtesy photo/ Greater Redmond Transportation Association

Registration open for Tour de Redmond

This year, the annual event will encourage cyclists to shop local.

  • Aug 10, 2020
Courtesy photo/ Greater Redmond Transportation Association
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
Toni Underwood celebrates her 100th birthday with sequins, glam and a face mask. Haley Ausbun/Staff photo.

Celebrating 100 years during COVID-19 pandemic

Toni Underwood, Redmond, was still able to get a red-carpet celebration, despite the pandemic cancelling her 150-person birthday party.

Toni Underwood celebrates her 100th birthday with sequins, glam and a face mask. Haley Ausbun/Staff photo.
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Sign up for 2020 ‘Run to Rwanda’ Fun Run slated for September

Clyde Hill resident Sophie Sharp, an 11th grade student at The Overlake School, Redmond, and alum of St. Thomas School, Medina, is once again organizing… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
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Screenshot of the stray kitten and the Rev. Aaron Burt from the July 12 liturgy video.

Stray kitten surprises local priest during virtual Sunday service

“It was one of the most difficult sermons I’ve ever had to offer, because I was trying not to step on her.”

Screenshot of the stray kitten and the Rev. Aaron Burt from the July 12 liturgy video.
Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
Senior community hosts ‘Parade of Love’

Senior community hosts ‘Parade of Love’

The social distancing event was a chance for family and friends to share how much they miss their high-risk family members

  • Jun 25, 2020
Senior community hosts ‘Parade of Love’
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

The stream-a-thon supports NAMI Eastside and nonprofit Hold Your Crown

  • May 26, 2020
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health
Exterior of the Redmond Historical Society office. File photo

Redmond Historical Society is documenting COVID-19’s impact on community

Submissions will be included in the organization’s archives.

Exterior of the Redmond Historical Society office. File photo
Is it safe to go to the dentist?

Is it safe to go to the dentist?

What precautions are dentists taking to protect patients?

  • Apr 24, 2020
Is it safe to go to the dentist?

Little Bit riding center in Redmond counting on upcoming virtual fundraiser

The 35th annual Reins of Life Gala Auction is going virtual this year, including an online auction, raise the paddle and online event.

  • Apr 24, 2020