Harlan bags the competition, wins contest

Evan Harlan from the Redmond Ridge QFC won first place at the Washington Food Industry’s Best Bagger Contest last Thursday at the Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport.

  • Oct 20, 2008

Amy Grant to perform at Overlake Christian Church

Multi-platinum-selling and award-winning recording artist Amy Grant brings her “Lead Me On” 20th anniversary celebration tour to Redmond’s Overlake Christian Church, 9900 Willows Rd. NE, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28.

  • Oct 20, 2008

Redmond retail: Uncertain, but upbeat

Will Redmond’s independent retail shops and restaurants have a holly-jolly holiday season?

Redmond resident organizing record-breaking Thriller dance

Susan James of Redmond is among the organizers of a Seattle Thrillers event to be held in Seattle and counted towards a world record attempt for the “Largest Simultaneous Thriller Dance” on Saturday, Oct. 25 (or Sunday, Oct. 26, in other parts of the world).

  • Oct 16, 2008

Reichert, Burner state their case

Nearing next month’s critical elections, we asked the candidates for United States Representative, Eighth Congressional District, about some of the issues that are most on constituents’ minds, and about the claims they’ve been making about one another in their campaigns.

  • Oct 16, 2008

County to hold budget meetings

The King County Council Budget Review and Adoption Committee held its first community meeting on Tuesday at the Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus in Issaquah on Tuesday.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Library to temporarily close

The Redmond Regional Library, 15990 NE 85th St., will be temporarily closed for renovation Oct. 20 through mid-December.

  • Oct 16, 2008


Tuesday, Oct. 14

  • Oct 16, 2008

Marchione presents his budget to Council

Redmond Mayor John Marchione presented his proposed budget for the fiscal year 2009-10 to the Redmond City Council Tuesday night.

  • Oct 16, 2008

Marchione presents his budget to Council: Public hearing set for Oct. 21

REPORTER STAFF Redmond Mayor John Marchione presented his proposed budget for the fiscal year 2009-10 to the Redmond City Council Tuesday night.

  • Oct 16, 2008

New businesses trying to cope during economic uncertainty

Jingle bells and the cheerful “cha-ching” of the cash register are usually happy harbingers of the fall and winter holidays.

Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas opening pushed back to Oct. 31

Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas, the new luxury movie theatres at Redmond Town Center will open to the public on Friday, Oct. 31. The opening was initially scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24, but "due to a slight construction delay," the date was pushed back, said Jeff Rose of The Rose Group, a Culver City, Calif.-based public relations firm representing the cinemas.

  • Oct 14, 2008

Olmos to speak at Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 20

Edward James Olmos, a community activist and actor currently playing the role of Admiral Adama in television’s “Battlestar Galactica,” will be the keynote speaker at Hopelink’s 13th annual fundraising luncheon on Monday, Oct. 20.

  • Oct 13, 2008


Harlan to compete in bagger contest

  • Oct 9, 2008

Mezich named interim principal at Rose Hill

Steve Mezich, a former Rose Hill Junior High School principal, will return to Rose Hill as interim principal, the Lake Washington School District announced on Oct. 8.

  • Oct 9, 2008

County flood preparedness workshop set for Oct. 28

Farmers who work the rich bottomlands along King County rivers can learn more about flood preparedness, flood recovery and beneficial changes to building rules to help them better protect their livestock and livelihoods, at an Oct. 28 workshop.

  • Oct 9, 2008

City Council supports Prop. 1

The Redmond City Council passed a resolution 5-2 in support of Proposition 1 — a $22 billion roads and transit package — at Tuesday’s meeting at City Hall.


Tuesday, Oct. 7

  • Oct 9, 2008

Clash of the candidates: Reichert, Burner argue over taxes and the Iraq War at debate

Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert and Democratic challenger Darcy Burner engaged in their first official debate of the 2008 election season at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center on Oct. 8.

Burner: Economic ‘infection’ needs more care

“They’re treating an infection with aspirin instead of an antibiotic. It’ll take the fever down but not cure the underlying infection,” Eighth Congressional District candidate Darcy Burner told the Redmond Rotary Club Oct. 2, referring to a government bailout of banks crippled by the nationwide mortgage crisis.