News

New budget process exceeding Mayor Marchione’s hopes

When Mayor John Marchione introduced the City of Redmond’s Budgeting by Priorities (BP) process early this year, he knew that it would require “a mental shift ... a cultural change,” in the way that people think about how their money is spent.

National Night Out coming up

It’s time to make plans to give crooks a going away party.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Eastside Swing Cats to host fundraiser

The Eastside Swing Cats invite the community to a special fundraising event from 4-10 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at the North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. NE.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Body found near Overlake emergency room

The body of a 44-year-old Bellevue man was found Tuesday night near Overlake Hospital.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Kirkland bicycle rider in stable condition after being hit by truck in Redmond

A 43-year-old Kirkland male who'd been riding a bicycle was in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck in Redmond around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Burner’s house destroyed by fire; cause still unknown

The home of Eighth Congressional District candidate Darcy Burner, on the 3600 block of West Ames Lake Road between Redmond and Carnation, was destroyed in a fire which broke out sometime between 7 and 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1.

  • Jul 2, 2008

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

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, June 23

  • 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