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Alcohol, speed cause fatal car crash on Avondale Road

Alcohol and speed caused a crash along Avondale Road Northeast that killed a 30-year-old Kirkland man early last Friday.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

When it comes to children, safety comes first

Each month, the Redmond Police Department offers free safety classes.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

NEWS BRIEFS

Library Board looks to fill vacancy

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

NEWS BRIEFS

Doleac awarded scholarship

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Battle of bands heats up

The heat is on. Four surviving bands in the second annual Classic Rock-a-Thon will vie for adoration and prizes at 8 p.m. Friday, May 9 at the Old Fire House Teen Center, (OFH) 16510 NE 79th St. All ages are welcome. Admission is $6.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Renowned author visits Redmond

Instead of a charm bracelet, renowned author Peg Kehret wears a necklace representing all the states in which she has won Young Reader’s Awards. She showed the necklace to students at Horace Mann Elementary during a May 2 visit.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

County Council approves rail purchase plan

Recreational users of King County’s public spaces are a step closer to getting a new gem to enjoy.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

The Overlake School honors its founders at 40th anniversary

The Overlake School of Redmond capped its 40th anniversary year last month by honoring its first group of founders and inducting its first members into The Overlake Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

POLICE BLOTTER

Tuesday, May 6

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Microsoft planning to expand in Bellevue

If Microsoft is the engine that drives the Eastside, then Bellevue’s commercial real-estate market just got a turbo boost. The Redmond-based company put the pedal to the floor, leasing 561,000 square feet at the City Center Plaza office building.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

BRIEFLY

Overlake students shine in SAT

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Redmond police looking for armed robbery suspects

Redmond Police Department investigators are looking for two Hispanic males, who robbed a Redmond convenience store at gun point last Saturday at 9:40 p.m.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

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Block Watch meeting set for May 28

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Gretchen MacKenzie giggles with her daughter Hadley

Motherly love

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  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Gretchen MacKenzie giggles with her daughter Hadley

Agreement brings rail into public ownership

Regional stakeholders gathered in front of the Wilburton trestle at the Bellevue Fire Station Monday morning to sign a historic agreement that will bring the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Corridor into public ownership.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Ron Soukup grins as his dog

Fresh and frisky

King County’s Marymoor Park is a magnet for animal lovers — and now there’s a new attraction: A deluxe, self-serve dog wash facility across from the off-leash area and community garden section, also known as the Pea Patch. Entering from West Lake Sammamish Parkway, follow the signs to Wash Spot.

Ron Soukup grins as his dog

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Redmond connections at U District Street Fair

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

POLICE BLOTTER

Monday, May 12

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service

Block Watch meeting set for May 28

The Redmond Police Department will present a Neighborhood Block Watch interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 at the Public Safety Training Room, 8701 160th Ave. NE.

  • May 30, 2008
  • BY Wire Service
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.
Mildred Robinson fills in a list of “life events” during a class called “Creating a Legacy” at the Redmond Senior Center.