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Redmond man charged with vehicular homicide

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.

  • Jun 3, 2008

King County mulls foregoing bottled water

In an effort to reduce environmental impacts and save money, the Metropolitan King County Council is now considering an end to the purchase of single-serve bottled water. “King County’s cities and water districts provide some of the best drinking water in the nation, so why are we buying bottled water?” asked Councilmember Dow Constantine, prime sponsor of the ordinance.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Redmond News Briefs

New communications director for Cascade Water...Redmond High teacher wins award...Wildlife photographer coming to Redmond...more.

  • Jun 3, 2008

Sammamish teen suffers serious injuries in motorcycle accident

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 last Thursday night in Redmond.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brian Thurston (above)
Brian Thurston (above)

Stupid Smelly Bus Tour to make stop at Borders Books

The Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour makes a stop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at Borders Books & Music, 16549 NE 74th St., in Redmond Town Center.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jim DeJoy and the rest of The Evin Rudes will perform June 7 at the Relay for Life at Redmond High.

DeJoy to drum up some entertainment at Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s Redmond/Kirkland Relay for Life happens June 7-8 from noon Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday at Redmond High School (RHS) Stadium, 17272 NE 104th St. Teams and individuals will walk the track in honor of a friend or family member who has cancer, is a cancer survivor or lost their life to cancer.

Jim DeJoy and the rest of The Evin Rudes will perform June 7 at the Relay for Life at Redmond High.

Don’t put out the lights, PSE urges — call before you dig

With the start of summertime outdoor projects, such as building a new fence or deck, planting trees and shrubs, or even pulling out a tree stump, Puget Sound Energy is asking homeowners and excavators to call the 811 dig hotline before they dig. To avoid potential hazards with striking or digging up underground utility lines, all utilities must be marked before the start of digging.

  • May 31, 2008

A final farewell to RHS’ Cassidy

In our last issue of the Redmond Reporter, we saluted Doug Kimball, one of two well-known teachers at Redmond High School who are retiring at the end of this school year. Now it’s Ray Cassidy’s turn to be recognized for his 36 years in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), starting at Lake Washington High School and moving on to RHS, where he’s taught social studies and coached football and baseball during the past 26 years.

Shrimukta Kashyap

Learning new cultures

Children at Redmond’s Faith Lutheran School went around the world in a day on May 28.

Shrimukta Kashyap
Overlake students Richa Pardikar

Reasons to smile

With a little help from the generous folks at Novelty Hill Family Dentistry, a group of students from The Overlake School gave kids at their sister school in Cambodia reasons to smile.

Overlake students Richa Pardikar

Maris to compete at National History Day

Redmond resident Nathan Maris will compete at the national level of the National History Day competition June 14-19 at the University of Maryland.

  • May 30, 2008
Samantha Podlucky

Sunrise students ready to test their history skills at national competition EXPERTS IN HISTORY

Current and former students from Redmond’s Sunrise Elementary School will compete at the national level of National History Day, June 14-19 at the University of Maryland.

Samantha Podlucky

Bicycle racing returns to Marymoor velodrome

REPORTER STAFFFriday night bicycle races has returned to the banked oval track of the Group Health Velodrome at King County’s Marymoor Park.With up to nine… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2008

Expect delays on SR 202 commute

As Redmond drivers ease back into the work week after the long Memorial Day weekend, they should be prepared to add a little extra time to their SR 202 commute.

  • May 30, 2008

The City of Redmond Parks and Recreation Department in

The City of Redmond Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to participate in the second community workshop for the East Redmond Corridor Master Plan on Thursday, June 5 from 7-9 p.m. in Room 104 of the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 NE 80th St.

  • May 30, 2008
Former governor of Arkansas and former 2008 presidential primary contender Mike Huckabee grins at the crowd as he plays bass guitar on stage at the Old Fire House Teen Center last Thursday night. Huckabee was the headliner for the Music Aid Northwest event. For story and more photos
Former governor of Arkansas and former 2008 presidential primary contender Mike Huckabee grins at the crowd as he plays bass guitar on stage at the Old Fire House Teen Center last Thursday night. Huckabee was the headliner for the Music Aid Northwest event. For story and more photos
Doug Kimball has been teaching at Redmond High School since 1973.

Saying goodbye to Mr. Kimball

Movies such as “To Sir, With Love,” “Dead Poet’s Society,” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus” have introduced us to the kind of teachers whose mottos, methods and care for their students echo in those young people’s minds for the rest of their lives.

Doug Kimball has been teaching at Redmond High School since 1973.

NEWS BRIEFS

Stillo wins award for graduate paper

  • May 30, 2008

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, May 26

  • May 30, 2008