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Brian Thurston (above)

Flying strong again

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  • Jun 2, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service
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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service

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
  • BY Wire Service
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

Huckabee rocks out

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  • May 30, 2008
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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
  • BY Wire Service

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, May 26

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

NEWS BRIEFS

Election season kicks off Monday

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Dr. Gregory Aeschliman says limiting your sun exposure can prevent skin cancer.

Staying cool and healthy during hot summer days

Can there possibly be a downside to the time of year when it’s sunny and warm more often than not? Yes, if you throw away common sense.

Dr. Gregory Aeschliman says limiting your sun exposure can prevent skin cancer.
An early-morning Wednesday fire caused extensive damage to the Children’s Eye Doctors

Fire at Bear Creek Professional Building under investigation

A fire that destroyed a Redmond medical office is being investigated as suspicious as of the Reporter’s deadline Thursday morning.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
An early-morning Wednesday fire caused extensive damage to the Children’s Eye Doctors

POLICE BLOTTER

Theft: A man who lives in the 8100 block of 149th Place Northeast called police to report a car prowl. He told police that somebody smashed the driver’s side window and stole a GPS device.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service