Dino Rossi, Republican candidate for governor, will be the guest speaker at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce September membership luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Matt’s Rotisserie in the Redmond Town Center.
Redmond is blessed with beautiful parks and natural forested areas but they don’t take care of themselves. Time, money, knowledge and labor are needed to keep trees and plants healthy and provide safe havens for wildlife.
Puget Sound Energy is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability upgrades, and about $174 million is allocated to meet growing customer needs.
Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) was recently awarded a $175,000 permanent, annual grant by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) to fund a new hybrid/evening program for its Multimedia Design and Production AAS degree.
Eighteen Lake Washington School District (LWSD) high school seniors, including eight from Redmond High, qualified as semifinalists in the 53rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Threats: An elementary student threatened to shoot another student with his father’s gun. Both students, who attend school in the 7800 block of 172nd Place Northeast, were suspended from school.
As a result of the generosity of its donors, the Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) recently awarded $200 to each of 70 new teachers in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), totaling $14,000. The New Teacher Grant provides teachers new to the profession with some financial assistance, to help create an engaging learning environment and demonstrate community support for the role teachers have in students’ lives.
A stretch of Novelty Hill Road, east of Redmond, is one of two road corridors in East and Southeast areas of King County that will receive traffic safety improvements because of federal funding from the Rural Safety Innovation Program (RSIP).