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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bear Creek School tennis star, Kirkland resident earns state title

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

Man linked to Kirkland car prowl, sentenced to 60 months in prison

Redmond police recently concluded a long investigation of a car prowler, who was sentenced on Dec. 18, 2015 in King County Superior Court.

Medical Teams International’s Pinneo meets Syrian refugees during journey to Greece, Lebanon

Jeff Pinneo experienced an up-close glimpse into what Syrian refugees are going through in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley and the Greek islands of Chios and Samos.

LWSD honors community partners and celebrates student success during American Education Week

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent Dr. Traci Pierce proudly displayed the button she and others were wearing, emblazoned with the district motto: “Growing together, serving our community.”

Lake Washington teachers vote to walk out over state funding

Classes will be canceled on May 6 for Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students as teachers will participate in a walkout due to a Lake Washington Education Association (LWEA) strike against the Legislature to protest the lack of state education funding.

Kirkland Police arrest man after brief highway pursuit out of Bellevue | Breaking News

With lights flashing, a group of police cars converged at the Napa Auto Parts store in the 11600 block of Slater Avenue Northeast in Kirkland at about 11 a.m. today and officers took a man into custody.

Lawmakers attend OneRedmond’s 2014 Legislative Reception

OneRedmond’s 2014 Legislative Reception on Nov. 12 featured lawmakers — who were leading in the general election at press time — Cyrus Habib (state Senate, 48th District), Ross Hunter (state House, 48th District), Larry Springer (state House, 45th District) and Andy Hill (state Senate, 45th District). Joan McBride (state House, 48th District) sent a representative to the event and Roger Goodman (state House, 45th District) was invited but didn’t attend the event at Microsoft’s Cafe 34.

45th Legislative District Senate race heats up between Hill and Isenhower

With general election voting set to close less than a week from now, the 45th Legislative District race for state senator continues to heat up.

Former Green Bay Packer Driver shares his story of poverty and homelessness at Hopelink luncheon

Donald Driver doesn't hold anything back. When the former professional football player tells his story to people, they get the whole deal. It's an emotional and riveting ride dotted with harsh times — experiencing poverty and homelessness — that lead to victory in the end.

Crossfire prepares youth for college, pro ball — and life

Cheryl Manao and her son, Justin, sport the same facial expressions and inflection in their voices when reminiscing about when 2014 USA World Cup player DeAndre Yedlin honed his skills with the Crossfire Premier Soccer Club, which serves the Northshore area.

Tragedies affect everyone | Editorial

I drove to work on Tuesday morning, but I don’t recall many details of what transpired on the way there.

Running helps make your body and mind happy | Health and Wellness

Whether Kelsey Dunn is running on the rough terrain of a cross country course or the smooth surface of the track, she’s pleased with her surroundings.