Andy Nystrom

Redmond Police Department Pro-Act Unit conducts search warrant at Kirkland pawn shop

Following a two-year investigation of illegal business practices at a Kirkland pawn shop, the Redmond Police Department (RPD) Pro-Act Unit conducted a search warrant at… Continue reading

Lake Washington kicks off season with 4-0 record | Prep Football

It’s a wondrous sight to behold and Lake Washington High cornerback Cody Wilson gets a clear view of the scene when he’s set up wide… Continue reading

Lake Washington girls soccer scoring big and playing solid defense

Carlee Betterman’s first goal of the season was a memorable one. After the Lake Washington High senior forward volleyed the ball into the back of… Continue reading

‘Gentle Giant’ shines on local, national and international cricket pitches

As wicket keeper, Sathya Venkatesan is the backbone of his cricket squads. Positioned behind the batter like a baseball catcher, he encourages his teammates, develops… Continue reading

Juanita High’s ‘electrifying’ and ‘gritty’ football squad returns to action

Juanita High football players say their program is “electrifying” and “gritty” all in one. The defending 3A/2A KingCo champs can light up the scoreboard on… Continue reading

Lake Washington players have productive offseason, ready to kick into gear

At the end of practice on a recent Thursday, the shout-outs to teammates and hand claps filled the air on the Lake Washington High football… Continue reading

DelBene, brewers tap into bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joked that she was in a brewery, but everyone was drinking coffee. After all, it was near 11 a.m. on Aug. 15.… Continue reading

Driver safe after rollover accident

A female driver was involved in a non-injury single-vehicle rollover accident this morning on Northeast 124th Street and the northbound Interstate 405 onramp. According to… Continue reading

Central beats Kirkland, 7-1, in junior softball World Series final

Sometimes, big-time changes occur overnight. In the case of Kirkland’s all-star team, the girls who lost in Friday night’s semifinals found out this morning that… Continue reading

Kirkland wins second straight game at Junior League Softball World Series

Mackenzie Burke smiled and noted that her team is like her family. The Kirkland all-star pitcher wants to do her best for her teammates, and… Continue reading

Ghizila powers her way to junior sprint world canoe championships

Kirkland’s Andreea Ghizila is always on the move. Last week, she was canoeing along the Sammamish River in Bothell. Tomorrow, the 16-year-old sprint competitor will… Continue reading

Kirkland host team ready to step up to the plate at Junior Softball World Series

Local players are set for some serious softball action. Come Sunday, the Kirkland District 9 champs — a combined Kirkland American/Kirkland National All-Star team —… Continue reading

Kirkland all-star squad wins district, qualifies for Junior Little League Softball World Series

A month from now, the Kirkland junior softball all-stars will be at it again. The talented athletes — who recently won the District 9 championship… Continue reading

Lake Washington softball scores third place at state

Lake Washington went the hard road. After losing its first game in the 3A state softball tournament on Friday, the Kangs had to win five… Continue reading

LW softball takes fourth at district; state is next

Lake Washington softball placed fourth at the 3A SeaKing District tournament and is set for another state journey. The Kangs (17-6 overall) qualified for the… Continue reading

Juanita softball scores state berth

It came down to the wire, and Juanita’s softball team rose to the occasion. With a 4-2 victory over Kamiakin in a 3A crossover contest… Continue reading

Juanita baseball knocks off Redmond, advances in playoffs

Juanita scored one run in the top of the sixth inning and held on for a 1-0 victory over Redmond in a 3A KingCo baseball… Continue reading

Lake Washington boys soccer squad pounding the back of the net

Nobody’s perfect. That’s what Lake Washington High boys soccer coach Rod Smith stresses to his players each day on the pitch. If things aren’t going… Continue reading

Juanita’s Goodwin running strong in the distance races

As he began the final lap of his first 3,200-meter race of the season, Juanita High senior Adrian Goodwin clenched his teeth and then seemed… Continue reading

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