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Lambert joins national panel on criminal justice policies

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who chairs the council’s Law, Justice and Human Services Committee, has been appointed to a national panel working on criminal justice policies.

  • Jun 5, 2008

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  • Jun 5, 2008

Redmond parents to attend Relay for Life in honor of daughter lost to cancer

Redmond’s Stephanie Chao was one month away from her 16th birthday when she died in March 2007. She’d been diagnosed in July 2005, with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called synovial sarcoma. Her family and friends will be back at the 2008 Redmond/Kirkland Relay for Life, June 7-8 at Redmond High School, because Stephanie would have wanted to be there, her mom Kathy Kahn told the Redmond Reporter.

Northwest Writer’s Retreat coming up

The summer Northwest Writer’s Retreat will be held Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the South 47 Farm in Redmond.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Redmond, hiking society celebrate National Trails Day June 7

The City of Redmond joins the American Hiking Society in extending an open invitation to all Redmond residents to get outside and connect with local hiking clubs, the city’s Parks and Recreation department or federal land managing agencies to experience everything the great outdoors has to offer.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Redmond’s Symphony of Gardens coming June 29

Joanne White’s stunning garden is one of two Redmond properties to be featured in the eighth annual Symphony of Gardens tour, a benefit event for the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 29. Garden enthusiasts can buy tickets ($25) to tour a total of five gardens in Redmond and Kirkland, including four that have never been open to the public.

Antique appraisal event slated for May 31 at Redmond Senior Center

You know that old vase that Aunt Millie gave you a while back? It’s time to find out if it’s worth anything more than your memories. An antique and collectible appraisal event will be held Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th Ave. NE.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Bicycle racing returns to Marymoor Park velodrome

Friday night bicycle races has returned to the banked oval track of the Group Health Velodrome at King County’s Marymoor Park.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Single-person crash leaves Sammamish motorcylist in hospital

A 17-year-old male from Sammamish was rushed to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after losing control of his motorcycle and hitting a tree Thursday night.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Redmond man charged with vehicular homicide

King County Prosecutors on Thursday charged 26-year-old Redmond resident Kyle Dalan with vehicular homicide. Dalan’s vehicle crossed the center line of State Route 202 at about 3 p.m. on Monday, May 26, and collided head-on with a motorcycle ridden by 74-year-old Mark Stolle of Sammamish, according to charging papers.

  • Jun 3, 2008

King County mulls foregoing bottled water

In an effort to reduce environmental impacts and save money, the Metropolitan King County Council is now considering an end to the purchase of single-serve bottled water. “King County’s cities and water districts provide some of the best drinking water in the nation, so why are we buying bottled water?” asked Councilmember Dow Constantine, prime sponsor of the ordinance.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Redmond News Briefs

New communications director for Cascade Water...Redmond High teacher wins award...Wildlife photographer coming to Redmond...more.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Sammamish teen suffers serious injuries in motorcycle accident

A 17-year-old male from Sammamish was rushed to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after losing control of his motorcycle and hitting a tree last Thursday night in Redmond.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Stupid Smelly Bus Tour to make stop at Borders Books

The Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour makes a stop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at Borders Books & Music, 16549 NE 74th St., in Redmond Town Center.

  • Jun 2, 2008

DeJoy to drum up some entertainment at Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s Redmond/Kirkland Relay for Life happens June 7-8 from noon Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday at Redmond High School (RHS) Stadium, 17272 NE 104th St. Teams and individuals will walk the track in honor of a friend or family member who has cancer, is a cancer survivor or lost their life to cancer.

Don’t put out the lights, PSE urges — call before you dig

With the start of summertime outdoor projects, such as building a new fence or deck, planting trees and shrubs, or even pulling out a tree stump, Puget Sound Energy is asking homeowners and excavators to call the 811 dig hotline before they dig. To avoid potential hazards with striking or digging up underground utility lines, all utilities must be marked before the start of digging.

  • May 31, 2008

A final farewell to RHS’ Cassidy

In our last issue of the Redmond Reporter, we saluted Doug Kimball, one of two well-known teachers at Redmond High School who are retiring at the end of this school year. Now it’s Ray Cassidy’s turn to be recognized for his 36 years in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), starting at Lake Washington High School and moving on to RHS, where he’s taught social studies and coached football and baseball during the past 26 years.