Andy Nystrom

Juanita, LW pole vaulters break records at track and field meet

As if it wasn’t enough that Lake Washington High junior Brittany Blaskovich was a club gymnast for nine years. Then her mom placed a video… Continue reading

LW softballers have their hearts, bats and gloves in the right place

Marissa Ewald smiles when she says that all Lake Washington High’s softball players have their hearts in the game. The Kangs can smash the ball… Continue reading

LW scores two in bottom of seventh to beat Juanita, 2-1, in baseball action

Lake Washington and Juanita took their 3A KingCo baseball game down to the wire on Thursday. Down 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh, LW… Continue reading

Juanita High softball explosion: Home runs galore for returners and newcomers

Juanita High’s softball bats are exploding this season. The Rebels are stepping up to the plate and smashing balls all over the field — and… Continue reading

LW’s Bingham receives State Coaches Award

Derek Bingham thrives on helping build freshmen players into young men when they leave the Lake Washington High baseball program as seniors. Each player is… Continue reading

Kangs’ 3A state champs banner is up, players are ready to continue winning tradition

Excitement is at a premium over at the Lake Washington High baseball diamond this spring. Last year, the Kangs notched their first ever baseball state… Continue reading

Juanita baseball starts out strong: ‘We’re just getting after it every day,’ senior leader says

Carter Rusch looks around the field, nods his head and notes that it’s finally time for Juanita High’s 10 seniors to shine on the baseball… Continue reading

Verizon names STEM High app team a Best in Nation winner

A seven-member Tesla STEM High School squad received a surprise on the morning of Feb. 15 during a school assembly. Verizon representative Scott Charlston named… Continue reading

DelBene discusses No Religious Registry Act and more with interfaith leaders

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene glanced around the table on Tuesday afternoon at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) and told the eight interfaith leaders that… Continue reading

Police chiefs meet with community members at Eastside Muslim Safety Forum

As Eastside police chiefs and others gathered at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on Tuesday night, something was missing.

Sen. Andy Hill remembered by hundreds during memorial in Redmond

Hundreds of people gathered at the St. Jude Parish church in Redmond last Friday afternoon for Sen. Andy Hill’s memorial funeral mass. The overflow crowd… Continue reading

Row, row, row to the Summer Olympics: Munn and Struzyna start local, continue to the world’s biggest stage this weekend

Rob Munn, Hans Struzyna and their teammates were in the middle of a heated rowing battle last spring that would either propel them to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil elated or back to their training site in New Jersey crestfallen.

45th District State Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer

State Sen. Andy Hill, 54, of Redmond passed away this afternoon after a battle with lung cancer.

Bear Creek School tennis star, Kirkland resident earns state title

Kirkland resident Caleb Ji is a strategist wherever his mind roams.

USA rowing squad finishes fourth at Olympics

The United States men's 8 rowing squad snagged fourth place in today's final at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at Lagoa Stadium.

Sheriff seeks public help to find suspect in assault on Marymoor Park Trail

Six days after a male suspect attacked a 42-year-old Redmond woman on the Marymoor Park Trail, detectives from the Redmond Police Department (RPD) and the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) are working closely to locate the suspect.

LWHS teen skateboarder seriously injured after being struck by vehicle in Redmond

A 16-year-old male — a former Lake Washington High School student — is in serious but stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after being involved in a vehicle-skateboard accident in Redmond on Sunday.

45th District State Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer

State Sen. Andy Hill, 54, of Redmond passed away this afternoon after a battle with lung cancer.

Local 14-year-old will represent United States at Goodwill Series in Australia

Dean South knew that his son, Grant, would be a baseball player when he just 2 years old.