News Releases

  1. Redmond Detectives Arrest Suspect in a 2011 Cold Case

    Posted on November 17, 2022

    Redmond Police Detectives arrested 44-year-old Mark Raymond Frisby on Nov. 16, for the 11-year cold case homicide of Redmond resident Lorill Sinclaire. Read on...
  2. Redmond Police Department Reaccredited for Highest Professional Standard of Policing

    Posted on November 17, 2022

    Redmond Police Department achieved reaccreditation for a process that certifies the Department is operating under best practices and standards for law enforcement. Read on...
  3. City Seeks Volunteer Arts and Culture Commissioners

    Posted on November 16, 2022

    The City of Redmond is seeking applicants for one available seat on its Arts and Culture Commission, as well as a non-voting youth advocate position. Read on...
  4. City of Redmond Celebrates Groundbreaking for Final Phase of Redmond Central Connector

    Posted on November 3, 2022

    This morning, community members and elected officials gathered to break ground on the final phase of the Redmond Central Connector trail. Read on...
  5. Redmond Lights Returns to Downtown Park

    Posted on November 1, 2022

    Redmond Lights, a celebration of Redmond’s diverse winter traditions through art and light, will illuminate Downtown Park once again this year. Read on...
  6. Redmond Recognized with Gold Award for Economic Development

    Posted on October 24, 2022

    The City of Redmond, Experience Redmond, and OneRedmond received an Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for their Geek Out Gold, You Stay We Pay program. Read on...
  7. Redmond Police Department Becomes Washington’s First Autism-Certified Police

    Posted on October 13, 2022

    The Redmond Police Department is now the first police department in Washington state to earn the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation Read on...
  8. Redmond Police Join Pink Patch Project to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted on October 12, 2022

    Redmond Police Department (RPD) joins law enforcement agencies across the nation for the Pink Patch Project, a campaign that promotes public awareness in the fight against breast cancer and supports cancer research organizations. Read on...
  9. Redmond Mayor Angela Birney Introduces Preliminary 2023 – 2024 Budget

    Posted on October 5, 2022

    On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Redmond Mayor Angela Birney introduced the preliminary 2023-2024 biennial budget at the regular business meeting of the City Council. Read on...
  10. Redmond Celebrates One Year of Adopt-a-Drain

    Posted on September 26, 2022

    Oct. 1 marks the one-year anniversary of Redmond’s Adopt-a-Drain program. Read on...
  11. Redmond Seeks New Planning Commission Member

    Posted on September 20, 2022

    The City of Redmond has an opening on the Planning Commission for anyone who lives within Redmond city limits. Read on...
  12. Redmond Police Department Deploys Body-Worn and In-Car Camera Systems

    Posted on September 15, 2022

    The Redmond Police Department (RPD) is now fully equipped with body-worn cameras (BWC) and in-car cameras for all marked patrol vehicles. Read on...
  13. Community Invited to Hear Project Ideas to Enhance Redmond’s Parks and Recreation

    Posted on September 26, 2022

    Join the City of Redmond to discuss the future of Redmond Parks and Recreation at an online or in-person meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Council Chambers at Redmond City Hall (15670 NE 85th Street). Read on...
  14. Redmond Celebrates Welcoming Week

    Posted on September 7, 2022

    With a commitment to fostering an inclusive community, Redmond is proud to celebrate Welcoming Week from Sept. 9 -18. Read on...
  15. City Council Selects Name for New Community Center

    Posted on August 22, 2022

    At their Aug. 16 business meeting, members of the Redmond City Council voted four to one in support of naming the City’s new community center the Redmond Senior & Community Center. Read on...
  16. Apply for Special Event and Tourism Grant Funding

    Posted on August 1, 2022

    The City of Redmond is now accepting applications for 2023 special event and tourism grants. Grants are provided through the Tourism Promotion Program for projects that assist with tourism development and promotion in the City of Redmond. Read on...
  17. Redmond City Council Approves Resolution in Support of New Public Safety Levy

    Posted on July 21, 2022

    Redmond voters asked to fund comprehensive public safety services Read on...
  18. Redmond Hosts Second of Five Public Hearings on City Budget

    Posted on July 25, 2022

    The City of Redmond will host the second of five public hearings on the 2023-24 biennial budget Read on...
  19. Energy Smart Eastside Campaign Brings Savings on Heating and Cooling to Eastside Residents

    Posted on July 20, 2022

    Discounts are available for heat pump installation, utility rebates, and low-interest financing Read on...
  20. Help Plan the Future of Redmond

    Posted on July 11, 2022

    Redmond 2050 Community Workshops and Public Hearing are Happening in July Read on...
  21. Community Invited to Share Feedback on Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Redmond

    Posted on July 5, 2022

    Complete a questionnaire and participate in a focus group to influence city services, policy, and direction. Read on...
  22. City Accepting Applications for the Library Board of Trustees

    Posted on June 30, 2022

    The City of Redmond is accepting applications for the Library Board of Trustees. This is open to Redmond residents within the city limits who are interested in library-related issues and activities. All board and commission members are volunteers. Read on...
  23. Register Your Neighborhood for National Night Out

    Posted on June 27, 2022

    The Redmond Police and Fire Departments are proud partners of National Night Out and offer neighborhood visits on Tuesday, Aug. 2, by Redmond police officers, firefighters, and elected officials. Read on...
  24. Man Charged with Murder in 2019 Assault in Redmond

    Posted on June 21, 2022

    A 46-year-old Bellevue man has been charged with murder after assaulting a man in 2019 and leaving him on a Redmond roadway. Read on...
  25. Redmond to Host Four Public Hearings on City Budget

    Posted on June 21, 2022

    The City of Redmond will host the first of four public hearings on the 2023-24 biennial budget on Tuesday, July 5 at 7:00 p.m. during the regular business meeting of the City Council. Read on...
  26. Human Services Commission Seeks New Member

    Posted on June 16, 2022

    Redmond is seeking applicants for its Human Services Commission, which has one seat available. Read on...
  27. U.S. Conference of Mayors Honors Mayor Angela Birney for Climate Leadership

    Posted on June 7, 2022

    Redmond Mayor Angela Birney and the City of Redmond were recognized last week during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 90th Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada for the City’s climate preparedness work. Read on...
  28. Letters of Interest Due to Serve on Pro and Con Property Tax Levy Lift Committees

    Posted on June 1, 2022

    The City of Redmond is requesting letters of interest from residents interested in serving on one of two committees exploring potential levy lid lifts to fund public safety. Read on...
  29. Redmond Community Invited to Attend a Meeting About the Future of Redmond’s Parks and Recreation

    Posted on May 23, 2022

    Join the City of Redmond for a virtual community meeting to share your ideas and feedback on the future of Redmond’s parks and recreation at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. Read on...
  30. City Seeks Community Members for Budget Team - UPDATED: June 16, 2022

    Posted on May 17, 2022

    Every even year, the City of Redmond recruits a budget team of community members to support the City’s Budgeting by Priorities process. Read on...
  31. Redmond Appoints New Directors of the Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments

    Posted on May 18, 2022

    At last night’s meeting, the Redmond City Council approved Mayor Angela Birney’s appointment of Loreen Hamilton as the City of Redmond’s new parks and recreation director and Aaron Bert as the new public works director. Read on...
  32. Community Invited to Celebrate Groundbreaking of the New Redmond Senior & Community Center

    Posted on May 12, 2022

    The City of Redmond invites community members to celebrate the commencement of the construction for the new Redmond Senior & Community Center during a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 2. Read on...
  33. Message from Chief Lowe on Settlement with Churna Family

    Posted on April 27, 2022

    At a special meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Redmond City Council approved a $7.5 million settlement to the family of Andrea Thomas Churna, who was shot and killed by a Redmond Police officer on Sept. 20, 2020. Read on...
  34. Eastside Cities Launch New Communitywide Climate Challenge for Earth Day

    Posted on April 20, 2022

    Find new opportunities for Eastside residents to take action on climate change this Earth Month with the Climate Action Challenge. Read on...
  35. Apply Now for the Derby Days Do-Gooder Scholarship

    Posted on April 20, 2022

    The City of Redmond is accepting applications for the 2022 Derby Do-Gooder Scholarship award, presented by Waste Management. Read on...
  36. Redmond Police to Host Community Catalytic Converter Etching Event

    Posted on April 14, 2022

    Redmond Police Department is partnering with the City of Redmond to host a free community catalytic converter etching and painting event to help deter thefts. The event is on Saturday, April 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Read on...
  37. Redmond Police Arrest Suspect in Moving Company Scam

    Posted on March 31, 2022

    Redmond detectives arrested Thinh Quang Lu, 29, on Thursday, March 24 in connection with a moving company scam that resulted in the loss of thousands of dollars in personal belongings for two local families. Read on...
  38. Oregon Elementary Teacher Arrested for Attempted Rape of Two Children

    Posted on March 28, 2022

    Redmond Detectives arrested an Oregon elementary teacher on Friday, March 25 for communicating with minors for immoral purposes and attempted rape of a child. Read on...
  39. City Seeks Volunteer for the Library Board of Trustees

    Posted on March 21, 2022

    The City of Redmond has one opening on the Library Board of Trustees. Read on...
  40. City Seeks Community Feedback on the Future of Police and Fire Services

    Posted on March 21, 2022

    The City of Redmond is engaging community members on how to fund Redmond's emergency services today and into the future. Read on...
  41. Derby Days Returns in Summer 2022

    Posted on March 9, 2022

    Redmond’s signature summer festival, Derby Days, returns on July 8 and 9 at Redmond’s City Hall campus. Read on...
  42. Redmond Hires New Chief Policy Advisor

    Posted on March 9, 2022

    Mayor Angela Birney has selected Amy Tsai to serve as the City of Redmond’s new chief policy advisor. Read on...
  43. Human Services Grant Application Opens Soon with Informational Workshops Available

    Posted on March 8, 2022

    The City of Redmond will open its grant application process for community organizations interested in applying for 2023-2024 human services funding on Monday, March 14, 2022. Read on...
  44. Police Ask for Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

    Posted on February 18, 2022

    Redmond Officers are asking the public for help identifying a man and woman involved in a recent theft. Read on...
  45. Redmond Police Arrest Former Member of USA Climbing Team for Child Rape - Correction Below

    Posted on February 8, 2022

    Redmond Detectives arrested a former member of the USA Climbing Team on Wednesday, Feb. 2 on three separate charges of third-degree child rape. Read on...
  46. City Seeks Volunteer for Parks and Trails Commission

    Posted on February 10, 2022

    The City of Redmond is recruiting applicants to fill one vacancy on the Parks and Trails Commission. Read on...
  47. Apply for Special Event and Tourism Grant Funding

    Posted on January 25, 2022

    The City of Redmond is now accepting a second round of applications for 2022 special event and tourism grants. Read on...
  48. Redmond Seeks Volunteers for Arts and Culture Commission

    Posted on January 24, 2022

    The City of Redmond seeks applicants for its Arts and Culture Commission. Read on...
  49. Redmond Man Arrested as Arson Suspect in Downtown Fire

    Posted on January 21, 2022

    A 23-year-old Redmond resident was charged on Thursday, Jan. 20 for the recent suspected arson in Downtown Redmond that destroyed two businesses and damaged three others. Read on...
  50. Redmond’s Human Services Commission Seeks Youth Advisor

    Posted on January 20, 2022

    The City of Redmond is seeking a youth advisor for its Human Services Commission. Read on...
  51. Redmond Seeks New Planning Commission Members

    Posted on January 18, 2022

    The City of Redmond has two openings on the Planning Commission for anyone who lives within Redmond city limits. Read on...
  52. Redmond Appoints Laura Da’ as New Poet Laureate

    Posted on January 10, 2022

    Redmond City Council has appointed Laura Da’ as Redmond’s new poet laureate for 2022-23. Read on...
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