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The victim was shot around 8 p.m. at the corner of Cleveland Street and 164th Avenue Northeast. Photo courtesy Redmond Police Department

Update: suspect from Sunday shooting now in custody

A 31-year-old man was shot in Redmond’s downtown; he is still being treated

The victim was shot around 8 p.m. at the corner of Cleveland Street and 164th Avenue Northeast. Photo courtesy Redmond Police Department

King County could be in Phase 2 in two weeks

The county is also hoping the state lets them reopen several businesses by Friday.

Exterior of Redmond City Hall. File photo.

Redmond’s first city budget hearing is set for June 16

Two more public hearings are scheduled for Oct. 20 and Nov. 2.

  • Jun 2, 2020
Exterior of Redmond City Hall. File photo.
Angela Birney is mayor of Redmond. Courtesy photo

Mayor Birney issues Redmond curfew

The curfew will be in effect from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Jun 2, 2020
Angela Birney is mayor of Redmond. Courtesy photo
Protesters fall back from clouds of smoke and tear gas at a protest May 31 in downtown Bellevue. Photo by Haley Ausbun/Sound Publishing

Bellevue businesses see damage, looting amid George Floyd protests

National Guard called to assist city.

Protesters fall back from clouds of smoke and tear gas at a protest May 31 in downtown Bellevue. Photo by Haley Ausbun/Sound Publishing
From surveillance footage. Photo courtesy Redmond police
                                From surveillance footage. Photo courtesy Redmond police

Bicyclist struck by truck; driver takes off

The suspect drives a maroon GMC Sierra with a grey stripe on the hood.

From surveillance footage. Photo courtesy Redmond police
                                From surveillance footage. Photo courtesy Redmond police

How is COVID-19 affecting Redmond?

Latest numbers on cases and deaths.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo

New guidelines for Phase 2 reopenings in King County

All workers will need to wear masks as restaurants, retail shops and other businesses reopen.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo
This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo

Inslee wants nursing home residents and staff tested by June 12

Governor says state will pay for test kits and personal protective equipment.

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo
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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO

King County sheriff releases message about Minneapolis Police officer

Mitzi Johanknecht calls video of officer kneeling on neck of George Floyd ‘heartbreaking and disturbing’

  • May 29, 2020
King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

As sales tax plummets in King County, mental health and drug program funding dries up

County will need to make severe cuts to MIDD program this year.

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo

Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

State allows weddings, funerals, religious services to restart with restrictions

Gov. Inslee issues new rules during May 27 news conference.

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

State loosens cougar hunting restrictions

The regulations will impact 19 areas around the state.

Redmond City Hall. File photo

City seeks community members for budget involvement

Redmond has begun the process again for the 2021-2022 biennial budget.

  • May 26, 2020
Redmond City Hall. File photo
American Medical Response (AMR) organized a parade of first responders to show appreciation for St. Elizabeth Hospital staff April 30. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

The complications of counting COVID deaths in Washington

State relies on results of tests and death certificates in calculating the daily toll of the disease.

American Medical Response (AMR) organized a parade of first responders to show appreciation for St. Elizabeth Hospital staff April 30. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

Republicans file lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency: ‘Facts, and the science, are clear’

Lawsuit says state has violated Constitutional rights of citizens.