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POLICE BLOTTER

Tuesday, May 6

  • May 30, 2008

Microsoft planning to expand in Bellevue

If Microsoft is the engine that drives the Eastside, then Bellevue’s commercial real-estate market just got a turbo boost. The Redmond-based company put the pedal to the floor, leasing 561,000 square feet at the City Center Plaza office building.

  • May 30, 2008

BRIEFLY

Overlake students shine in SAT

  • May 30, 2008

Redmond police looking for armed robbery suspects

Redmond Police Department investigators are looking for two Hispanic males, who robbed a Redmond convenience store at gun point last Saturday at 9:40 p.m.

  • May 30, 2008

NEWS BRIEFS

Block Watch meeting set for May 28

  • May 30, 2008
Gretchen MacKenzie giggles with her daughter Hadley
Gretchen MacKenzie giggles with her daughter Hadley

Agreement brings rail into public ownership

Regional stakeholders gathered in front of the Wilburton trestle at the Bellevue Fire Station Monday morning to sign a historic agreement that will bring the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Corridor into public ownership.

  • May 30, 2008
Ron Soukup grins as his dog

Fresh and frisky

King County’s Marymoor Park is a magnet for animal lovers — and now there’s a new attraction: A deluxe, self-serve dog wash facility across from the off-leash area and community garden section, also known as the Pea Patch. Entering from West Lake Sammamish Parkway, follow the signs to Wash Spot.

Ron Soukup grins as his dog

NEWS BRIEFS

Redmond connections at U District Street Fair

  • May 30, 2008

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, May 12

  • May 30, 2008

Block Watch meeting set for May 28

The Redmond Police Department will present a Neighborhood Block Watch interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 at the Public Safety Training Room, 8701 160th Ave. NE.

  • May 30, 2008
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.

NEWS BRIEFS

Brad Worthley will present “10 Critical Steps that Could Make or Break your Business,” at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday, May 21. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at Matt’s Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge, 16551 NE 74th St..

  • May 30, 2008

NEWS BRIEFS

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.

  • May 30, 2008
LEFT: Gina Baker tries to talk a friend into giving a donation to help “bail” her out of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s lock-up event at Claim Jumper last Friday. Each volunteer was given the goal of raising $2
LEFT: Gina Baker tries to talk a friend into giving a donation to help “bail” her out of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s lock-up event at Claim Jumper last Friday. Each volunteer was given the goal of raising $2

LW School District hires new principals

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has announced several elementary principal changes for the 2008-2009 school year, including the addition of two new principals.

  • May 30, 2008

Redmond Police officers to participate in Torch Run

The Redmond Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run on Friday, May 30, beginning at 9 a.m.

  • May 30, 2008
Sarah Robeck poses for a picture with a quilt her first-grade classmates made for her after she was diagnosed with leukemia.

FIGHTING CANCER

Sarah Robeck misses her first-grade friends at Audubon Elementary School.

Sarah Robeck poses for a picture with a quilt her first-grade classmates made for her after she was diagnosed with leukemia.

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, May 19

  • May 30, 2008

Redmond Police officers to participate in Torch Run

The Redmond Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run on Friday, May 30, beginning at 9 a.m.

  • May 30, 2008