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Council meeting cancelled

The April 8 Redmond City Council meeting was cancelled because it was determined that a study session on the Redmond-Woodinville corridor was not needed.

  • May 30, 2008

POLICE BLOTTER

Cell phone fight: Police responded to a domestic violence incident in the 7400 block of 159th Place Northeast.

  • May 30, 2008

RPD to host Child Safety class April 30

The Redmond Police Department will be presenting a free Child Safety class on Wednesday, April 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • May 30, 2008

Hauling trash, keeping watch for crime

Program trains drivers to report criminal activity

  • May 30, 2008

Redmond Regional Library to close down for part of summer

On any given day, the Redmond Regional Library, 15990 NE 85th St., is a cool oasis in the heart of the city.

  • May 30, 2008

Mayors to speak at luncheon

Redmond Mayor John Marchione and Bellevue Mayor Grant Degginger will be the featured speakers for the Wednesday, April 16 Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon.

  • May 30, 2008

LW Schools Foundation to host luncheon

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) will host its third annual “Legacy for Learning” luncheon from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House, 10601 NE 132nd St., Kirkland.

  • May 30, 2008

Mayors discuss regional issues

Redmond Mayor John Marchione and Bellevue Mayor Grant Degginger discussed their cities’ overlapping problems and priorities at the April 16 lunch meeting of the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce.

  • May 30, 2008

Council continues hearing on proposed project

After hearing testimony for more than an hour and having two short recesses, the Redmond City Council decided to continue its hearing on a 76-lot, 17-acre proposed development off of 116th Street Northeast, near Albert Einstein Elementary, until the first meeting of May due to an issue involving tree retention.

  • May 30, 2008

Attorney General Rob McKenna visits Redmond on April 25 to promote identity theft prevention

Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit Redmond on Friday, April 25 to promote identity theft prevention and assist the public in keeping sensitive documents out of the hands of crooks. Frontline will be on site to destroy sensitive documents for consumers and small businesses at no charge.

  • May 30, 2008

Lock your door

Lock your door: A suspect entered an unlocked apartment in the 16900 block of Northeast 80th Street and stole several video game systems.

  • May 30, 2008

Have you tipped a cop lately?

Have you tipped a cop lately?

  • May 30, 2008

Animal shelter meeting attracts nearly 700 people

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the King County Metropolitan Council.

  • May 30, 2008

Washington Traffic Safety Commission honors city

Last Friday, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) honored 24 traffic safety professionals statewide for their outstanding contributions to traffic safety, including the City of Redmond Transportation Services Division.

  • May 30, 2008

Eastside rail meeting set for April 24

Eastside Rail Now! will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 24 at the Bellevue Regional Library to discuss how the Eastside rail corridor can most effectively be used to benefit the region’s environment.

  • May 30, 2008

Bruns named Medical Director at Group Health

Dr. Brenda Bruns has been named Executive Medical Director for the health plan division of Group Health Cooperative.

  • May 30, 2008
DEA agents and deputies raided a home at 23027 Southeast 21st Street in Sammamish. Here an officer is seen removing some of the grow equipment from the home as evidence.

Drug enforcement agents take down major marijuana growing operation

Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and local law enforcement on Wednesday indicted more than a dozen people for involvement in a King County marijuana growing operations as well as three businesses during a raid they’re calling “Operation Green Reaper.”

  • May 30, 2008
DEA agents and deputies raided a home at 23027 Southeast 21st Street in Sammamish. Here an officer is seen removing some of the grow equipment from the home as evidence.

POLICE BLOTTER

Missing Xbox: A man who works at Microsoft reported that someone stole his Xbox game system from his office.

  • May 30, 2008
National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School

Students participate in National Latin Exam

Seventh grade students at Stella Schola Middle School in the Lake Washington School District recently participated in the National Latin Exam.

  • May 30, 2008
National Latin exam participants from Stella Schola Middle School

Local vets offering medical help at King County shelters

As of April 22, local veterinarians have begun offering services to help provide medical care for the animals at King County’s two animal shelters.

  • May 30, 2008