The sheer volume and viciousness of the down-to-the-wire election coverage probably isn’t making you think of “sugar and spice and everything nice.”
Voters in the Eastside’s 48th Legislature District will hit the polls on Nov. 4 to elect a state representative to serve parts of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, and all of Medina, Clyde Hill, Yarrow Point and Hunts Point area.
A 27-year-old Bellevue man who worked at Microsoft faces 20 to 26 years in prison for impersonating a police officer to force a woman to have sex with him at an apartment in Redmond earlier this month.
Celebrating the opening of their fifth transitional living program in the Puget Sound, Redmond-based non-profit Friends of Youth welcomed residents and elected officials to a tour of the newly-renovated facility earlier this month.
The race for United States Representative in the First Congressional District features a Democratic incumbent who would rather wage war against global warming than Iraq and a Republican candidate who is preaching for fiscal responsibility and deregulating health care.
Under the direction of Galaxy Cheer’s Ronda Thomas, the Redmond High School (RHS) cheer squad won its first-ever state championship at the WIAA (Washington Interscholastic Activities Association) competition last spring.
When Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson announced the winners of her second annual Schools of Distinction last week, four Lake Washington schools were among the 98 honorees.
Redmond Police filed charges of rape and criminal impersonation on Friday against a 27-year-old Bellevue man accused of impersonating a police officer to force women to have sex with him free.
The “Pitch Black: Books with Bite Tour” swoops down to Borders at Redmond Town Center, 16549 NE 74th St. at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. Authors of vampire tales for teens and tweens will read book excerpts, answer questions and offer giveaways at the free event.
Sixty Acres Park in Redmond is the center of regional soccer in King County. It is also the hub of activities ranging from ultimate frisbee to rocketry and the flying of radio-controlled sailplanes.
Vying for the chance to represent local residents from the state’s 45th Legislative District, Position 1, both former Rep. Toby Nixon, a Republican, and current Democratic Rep. Roger Goodman are hoping they’ll get the majority of voters to agree with their re-election to Olympia.
Visiting one of the most densely populated parts of the county, County Council members listened late into the night Tuesday as neighborhood residents, dozens of county employees and non-profit agencies begged them not to slash funding and jobs at a budget hearing at Finn Hill Junior High School.
At a brief and orderly public hearing Tuesday, citizens offered comments and suggestions in response to Mayor John Marchione’s priorities for the City of Redmond’s 2009-10 budget.
Nearly 1,500 guests gathered at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center Monday to hear speakers, including actor/activist Edward James Olmos, Sen. Maria Cantwell and former Washington first lady Mona Locke extol the virtues of the Redmond-based social service agency Hopelink — and to drive home the urgent message that the need to support Hopelink is greater than ever.
Parents, faculty and staff of The Overlake School in Redmond, along with many local businesses and families, are gearing up for the school’s annual benefit dinner auction, set for 4 p.m., Nov. 16, at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue.