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There won’t be enough money in the King County budget for 2009 and likely well beyond, so officials expect “deep, searing” cutbacks will be required, particularly of the county’s criminal justice systems.
They come twice a year and have the power to determine one’s academic future, but report cards are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Junior high and high school students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) now have instant access to their progress throughout a semester with Webgrader, a Web-based grading system. But, students and teachers are not the only users of Webgrader; parents can also monitor their child’s performance on every test and assignment.
A Redmond police officer shot and wounded a man wielding a knife early Saturday morning in the 8200 block of 149th Way Northeast.
The national news is full of doom and gloom about the housing market. Over and over, we see and hear that lenders aren’t approving mortgages, property values are plummeting and desperate people are foreclosing or selling their homes for peanuts.
A client at Gold’s Gym in Redmond, Tom Johnston has won first place in his age group (60 and up) at both the local and national levels of an intense 12-week fitness contest called “The Challenge.”
The Redmond Police Department will be presenting a Women’s Personal Safety class on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. It will be held at the Public Safety/Police Department Training Room (8701 160th Avenue NE).
The Lake Washington School District Transition Academy, which serves young adults with disabilities ages 18 to 21, will say goodbye to six of its graduates this June: Sara Aldrich, Andrew Christison, Gary Kocher, Johnny Meyer, Jesse Steffes, and Sarah Zitter.
By MARY STEVENS DECKER
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.
Monday, June 2
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday night bicycle races has returned to the banked oval track of the Group Health Velodrome at King County’s Marymoor Park.
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.
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.