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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Redmond Community Invited to Attend a Meeting About the Future of Redmond’s Parks and Recreation

Help plan a future where everyone plays!

REDMOND, WA – 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. The meet...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

City Seeks Community Members for Budget Team

REDMOND, WA – Every even year, the City of Redmond recruits a budget team of community members to support the City’s Budgeting by Priorities process instituted in 2008. The innovative budget process was used to develop the City’s last seven biennial budge...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Redmond Appoints New Directors of the Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments

Redmond, WA – 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...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Community Invited to Celebrate Groundbreaking of the New Redmond Senior & Community Center

REDMOND, WA – 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. Brief remarks from Mayor Angela Birney an...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Message from Chief Lowe on Settlement with Churna Family

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Dear Redmond Community,

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.

The original Redmo...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Eastside Cities Launch New Communitywide Climate Challenge for Earth Day

New Opportunities for Eastside Residents to Take Action on Climate

REDMOND, WAIn celebration of Earth Day 2022, the cities of Redmond, Bellevue, Issaquah, and Mercer Island have partnered to launch the regional Eastside Climate Challenge. The challenge ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Apply Now for the Derby Days Do-Gooder Scholarship

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is accepting applications for the 2022 Derby Do-Gooder Scholarship award, presented by WM. Currently in its seventh year, the Derby Do-Gooder $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior in Redmond...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Redmond Police to Host Community Catalytic Converter Etching Event

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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. at the City of Redmond’s Mainten...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Redmond Police Arrest Suspect in Moving Company Scam

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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. Thinh Quang Lu was charged with two counts of C...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Oregon Elementary Teacher Arrested for Attempted Rape of Two Children

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Redmond Detectives arrested an Oregon elementary teacher on Friday, March 25 for communicating with minors for immoral purposes and attempted rape of a child. The detectives initiated a proactive undercover operation where they used decoy profiles on loca...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City Seeks Volunteer for the Library Board of Trustees

Redmond, WA – The City of Redmond has one opening on the Library Board of Trustees. This is a volunteer position, open to Redmond residents who live within the city limits and who have an interest in library-related issues and activities.

The board enhance...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

City Seeks Community Feedback on the Future of Police and Fire Services

Attend a community meeting on April 4 and take an online questionnaire by April 15

 

REDMOND, WA — The City of Redmond is engaging community members on how to continue to fund Redmond's emergency services today and into the future. All are...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Derby Days Returns in Summer 2022

REDMOND, WA – Redmond’s signature summer festival, Derby Days, returns on July 8 and 9 at Redmond’s City Hall campus. This year’s event features live music, parades, carnival rides, local food, a beer and wine garde...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Redmond Hires New Chief Policy Advisor

REDMOND, WA – Mayor Angela Birney has selected Amy Tsai to serve as the City of Redmond’s new chief policy advisor. Tsai, who has served as a key strategic policy advisor to elected and appointed officials in Washington state for more ...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Human Services Grant Application Opens Soon with Informational Workshops Available

REDMOND, WA – 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. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday,...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Police Ask for Help Identifying Robbery Suspects

The Redmond Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying a man and woman who are suspects in a robbery at a local Redmond store.

On Feb. 6, at 9:22 p.m., Redmond Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Goo...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Redmond Police Arrest Former Member of USA Climbing Team for Child Rape - Correction Below

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Redmond Detectives arrested a former member of the USA Climbing Team on Wednesday, Feb. 2 on three separate charges of third-degree child rape. 

Alexander Fritz, 28, of Seattle is accused of having sexual contact with underage athletes as young as...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2022

City Seeks Volunteer for Parks and Trails Commission

Volunteer to help guide the future of Redmond’s Parks and Trails

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is recruiting applicants to fill one vacancy on the Parks and Trails Commission. Community members who reside within the 98052 zip code a...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Apply for Special Event and Tourism Grant Funding

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is now accepting a second round of applications for 2022 special event and tourism grants. Grants are provided through the Tourism Promotion Program for projects that assist with tourism development and promotion in the C...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Redmond Seeks Volunteers for Arts and Culture Commission

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond seeks applicants for its Arts and Culture Commission. One vacancy is open to individuals who reside within Redmond city limits in the 98052 zip code, and another is open to individuals who either live or work wit...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Redmond Man Arrested as Arson Suspect in Downtown Fire

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. Tyndale Cubbo Santos Mariur, who identified himself as Tyn Santos, was arrested by R...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Redmond’s Human Services Commission Seeks Youth Advisor

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is seeking a youth advisor for its Human Services Commission. The Commission oversees a broad spectrum of human service topics in Redmond including housing, hunger, health care, counseling, domestic violence, an...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Redmond Seeks New Planning Commission Members

REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond has two openings on the Planning Commission for anyone who lives within Redmond city limits. The commission’s role is to make recommendations to the City Council regarding proposed amendments to Redmon...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Redmond Appoints Laura Da’ as New Poet Laureate

REDMOND, WA – Redmond City Council has appointed Laura Da’ as Redmond’s new poet laureate for 2022-23. Da’ was selected through a robust process that included applying to an open call, followed by a selection panel of poets and Arts & Culture Commissi...

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