Eighth District Democratic Congressional Candidate Darcy Burner reported July 15 that she has raised about $585,000 during the second quarter, putting her total raised for the campaign at just under $2 million.
On Wednesday, July 23, a lucky engaged couple will find out that they’ve won the $50,000 Washington Dream Wedding Giveaway sponsored by the Redmond-based Pacific Northwest Bridal Web site (www.PacificNWBridal.com).
Helen F. Neville, a Bay Area pediatric advice nurse and parent educator, and the author of the recently published “Is This a Phase? Child Development & Parent Strategies, Birth to 6 Years” ($21.95, Parenting Press, 206-364-2900), will discuss new parents’ most common concerns at Woodinville’s Tot Spot Café Tuesday, July 29 at 11 a.m.
As mentioned in the July 9 Redmond Reporter, Mike McCoy, a longtime teacher in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD), was contemplating early retirement if he would not be allowed to take an unpaid leave of absence in the fall, to tour with the folk group The Brothers Four.
Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) passed a bipartisan amendment on Wednesday out of the House Committee on Science and Technology that advances the development of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, a critical alternative energy source for the Pacific Northwest.
Darcy Burner is back in the driver’s seat — moving on with her life and her Democratic campaign for Congress, after a July 1 fire destroyed her home near Ames Lake and almost all of her family’s possessions.
We all know an older person who tells the same stories over and over. We patiently listen, although we’ve heard the anecdote countless times before. But what if someone dear to you suddenly couldn’t describe details of the day they made that winning touchdown, caught that big fish or met their spouse? What if they didn’t even seem to know whether you were their daughter or their neighbor?
Starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19, Redmond Police will participate in “Cop on Top,” a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Representatives of Redmond Police will be up on the roof of the QFC store at Bella Bottega, 8867 161st Ave. NE, “fishing for donations” and they won’t come down until they reach their goal of collecting $2,500.
On June 20, a group of real estate associates from Windermere Bellevue South skipped work for a day to prove how “actions could speaker than louder than words” and help Redmond-based Friends of Youth.
The graffiti wall at the Redmond Skate Park has an interesting history and is a symbol of how a Department of Justice initiative called COPS or Community-Oriented Policing Services helped the Redmond Police Department squelch a whopper of a headache 15 years ago.