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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
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

The app was created to screen for respiratory diseases but the teen creators shifted their focus once the COVID-19 outbreak began.

  • Apr 23, 2020
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data
Redmond Middle School student raises money for low-income families

Redmond Middle School student raises money for low-income families

Om Shah, 13, created a GoFundMe to support the Seattle Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

  • Apr 6, 2020
Redmond Middle School student raises money for low-income families
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk
Madison Miller/staff photo                                Aleana Roberts tries out the Jelly Jolts’ braille menu at Molly Moon’s on Feb. 23. From left: Roberts, Sanj Saini, Varnika Bhargava and Katiali Singh.

LWSD teens reveal braille menu at Molly Moon’s in Redmond

From 3-5 p.m. on Feb. 23, all sales from Molly Moon’s went to the Lighthouse for the Blind.

Madison Miller/staff photo                                Aleana Roberts tries out the Jelly Jolts’ braille menu at Molly Moon’s on Feb. 23. From left: Roberts, Sanj Saini, Varnika Bhargava and Katiali Singh.
Standing room only at historical talk on Redmond’s ties to fascism

Standing room only at historical talk on Redmond’s ties to fascism

Redmond Historical Society presents latest installment of Saturday Speaker Series.

  • Feb 12, 2020
Standing room only at historical talk on Redmond’s ties to fascism
Making a human connection in a sea of social media

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 10, 2020
Making a human connection in a sea of social media
Courtesy photo                                 The third annual Winter Whimsy begins Feb. 21.
Courtesy photo                                 The third annual Winter Whimsy begins Feb. 21.
Redmond awards grants for 2020 art season

Redmond awards grants for 2020 art season

This year’s recipients include Centro Cultural Mexicano, APex, SecondStory Repertory among others.

  • Jan 31, 2020
Redmond awards grants for 2020 art season
Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island
Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

“Border Doors” features art by students who have visited the United States-Mexico border.

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues
A day of service at Redmond’s Idylwood Park

A day of service at Redmond’s Idylwood Park

About a dozen volunteers showed up at the park to help remove non-native plants growing in the woods.

  • Jan 21, 2020
A day of service at Redmond’s Idylwood Park