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Spectators gather for Redmond’s traditional “Thrill the World” event. Photo courtesy of Jessica Morgan/Redmond Town Center

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 22, 2019

 

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake runs through Oct. 31. Take a scary stroll through Beaver Lake Park, 2600 244th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Courtesy image

Nightmare at Beaver Lake continues through Oct. 31

The Nightmare at Beaver Lake is back. Experience one of the Northwest’s premier indoor/outdoor haunts. From Oct. 11 through Oct. 31, take a scary stroll… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2019

 

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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.

 

From left, Gabrielle Chai, Ian Wood and Emma Robinson of Eastide Catholic School were named semifinalists in the National Merit scholarship program. Courtesy photo

Redmond’s Chai named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Eastside Catholic announces National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.

  • Oct 10, 2019
From left, Gabrielle Chai, Ian Wood and Emma Robinson of Eastide Catholic School were named semifinalists in the National Merit scholarship program. Courtesy photo
From left, Reva Galande, Mihir Limaye, Amol Rane, and Ahana Ranade prepare for the fancy dress competition part of Deepmala. Photo courtesy of Yash Limaye

New Diwali celebration for kids comes to the Eastside

Deepmala will be Oct. 20 at Eastside Bahá’í Center.

From left, Reva Galande, Mihir Limaye, Amol Rane, and Ahana Ranade prepare for the fancy dress competition part of Deepmala. Photo courtesy of Yash Limaye

Fall back into a healthier you

A monthly column by an Eastside naturopathic doctor.

  • Oct 2, 2019
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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.

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
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.

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

Bond to speak at Redmond Historical Society event Saturday

Are salmon doomed? Nick Bond will examine this question.

  • Sep 10, 2019
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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                                The new Timberline Middle School opened its doors to students Sept. 3.

School year starts with opening of new Timberline Middle on Redmond Ridge

The new school can house up to 900 students.

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                                The new Timberline Middle School opened its doors to students Sept. 3.

What causes bad breath?

Bad breath is rarely a result of medical conditions but a dental professional and doctor can help find the cause of halitosis and offer treatment suggestions.

  • Sep 6, 2019
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
Anya Lukka will be participating in the Acton Children’s Business Fair Aug. 31 in Crossroads Bellevue. Courtesy photo

Redmond youth participates in business fair for charity

Anya Lukka gives back to the community through her art.

Anya Lukka will be participating in the Acton Children’s Business Fair Aug. 31 in Crossroads Bellevue. Courtesy photo
Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Aug 28, 2019
Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.
Photo courtesy of Jeff Barryman 
                                Sugartime Trio will be performing at a private home in Redmond this Saturday. From left: Kim Maguire, Caitlin Frances and Meg McLynn.

Sugartime Trio to perform at Redmond house party

Sugartime Trio is a dynamic pop/jazz three-part harmony group.

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                                Sugartime Trio will be performing at a private home in Redmond this Saturday. From left: Kim Maguire, Caitlin Frances and Meg McLynn.

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