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Forenza to speak at Rotary Club meeting July 10

The Redmond Rotary Club invites the public to attend their lunch meetings on July 10 and July 24. Meetings are from 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Redmond Marriott Town Center, 7401 164th Ave. NE.

  • Jul 2, 2008
Jeff Skall

‘Affordable’ housing on the way for Redmond Ridge

Quadrant Homes’ latest addition to the Villages at Redmond Ridge community will be Cascara at the Villages, with 156 new residences for active adults, off Novelty Hill Road in unincorporated King County.

Jeff Skall
Faith Morrison doesn’t hold back her excitement during Junie B. Jones’ performance at Borders Books last Wednesday. Morrison was one of several hundred kids on hand at the Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour show.
Faith Morrison doesn’t hold back her excitement during Junie B. Jones’ performance at Borders Books last Wednesday. Morrison was one of several hundred kids on hand at the Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour show.

Explorers to paint curbside numbers

The Redmond Police Explorers are painting curbside house numbers in and around the city this summer. Having a visible house number can speed up police and fire response in the event of an emergency.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Bear sighting, teens fighting at Redmond’s Hartman Park

Redmond's Hartman Park, atop Education Hill, was the site of two unusual occurrences on Wednesday, June 25.

  • Jun 29, 2008

AAA offers helpful ways to save money on gas

According to AAA, for every pound of pressure your vehicle’s tires are low, fuel efficiency is reduced by as much as two percent.

  • Jun 29, 2008

King County Council to consider dog-chaining ban

A ban on the continuous chaining or tethering of dogs will be studied under a motion introduced earlier this week before the Metropolitan King County Council.

  • Jun 29, 2008

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  • Jun 29, 2008

Eastside officials, residents review progress of 520 bridge replacement plan

Eastside community members, political leaders and residents joined together at Bellevue City Hall on Wednesday to review the latest progress of the State Route 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Project. The open house gave the public a chance to view the current progress of the four key components associated with the project including: the proposed toll on the existing bridge, the pontoon construction, the design of the east side corridor and the proposed alternative plans for the west side corridor.

  • Jun 29, 2008
Crystal Marshall

Teens strike congressional gold

Two home-schooled teens from Redmond, Keren Stewart and Crystal Marshall, were awarded The Congressional Award Gold Medal, Congress’ highest honor for youth service, in Washington, D.C. on June 19.

Crystal Marshall

Aegis to host fundraising event

On July 10, Aegis of Redmond and the Aegis Living Corporation are teaming up to host a special fundraising event to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Celebrate fresh veggies at The South 47 Farm

Celebrate your independence from dull, tasteless vegetables at the Fourth of July Weekend Farm Celebration at The South 47 Farm in Redmond.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Police Explorers to paint curbside house numbers

The Redmond Police Explorers are painting curbside house numbers in and around the city this summer. Having a visible house number can speed up police and fire response in the event of an emergency.

  • Jun 26, 2008

Derby Days Festival on the way

For the past 68 years, the Redmond Derby Days Summer Festival has been a vital part of summer in Redmond. This year, the festival will be held Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 NE 85th St.

  • Jun 26, 2008

City giving the green light: New pilot program to streamline permitting process

The City of Redmond has rolled out a new Residential Green Permitting Pilot Program designed to streamline the permitting process.

Downtown Redmond makeover project to begin in August

When you think of excitement, hustle and bustle, you’re probably not thinking about downtown Redmond. For years, the downtown neighborhood — outside of Redmond Town Center — has suffered from an identity crisis. You rarely see pedestrians. And small business owners have complained that no one seems to know where they are, because of the confusing one-way streets. A community meeting on June 19 at Redmond City Hall, gave residents and business people a glimpse of how downtown Redmond could look in the near future.

Redmond business gears up for Dream Wedding Giveaway

Redmond-based Pacific Northwest Bridal is hosting its first annual Dream Wedding Giveaway in Washington State. With the help of multiple vendors in the wedding industry, they have organized a complete wedding package valued at more than $50,000, to be awarded to one lucky couple.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Hansen earns scholarship from audubon society

Carsten Hansen, a senior at Lake Washington High School, is this year’s recipient of the Brian Gershon Environmental Leadership Award from the East Lake Washington Audubon Society (ELWAS).

  • Jun 24, 2008
Ann and John Lutz pose for a picture with their dog

Lutz garden: a must-see private arboretum

On Sunday, June 29, Ann and John Lutz will open their residential garden to patrons of the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphony of Gardens tour. Theirs is one of two Redmond homes for this year’s fundraising event. Three Kirkland gardens are also included.

Ann and John Lutz pose for a picture with their dog

Vache among those honored at luncheon

The Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), a professional membership organization of human service providers, held its fifth annual awards luncheon at Bear Creek Country Club earlier this month, to honor outstanding contributions to human services in East King County. The awards were designed to celebrate an elected official, a volunteer, a business, a staff member and a youth or youth organization. This year a legacy award was also given.

  • Jun 24, 2008