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2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
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Sign up for 2020 ‘Run to Rwanda’ Fun Run slated for September

Clyde Hill resident Sophie Sharp, an 11th grade student at The Overlake School, Redmond, and alum of St. Thomas School, Medina, is once again organizing… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
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Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

The stream-a-thon supports NAMI Eastside and nonprofit Hold Your Crown

  • May 26, 2020
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

The app was created to screen for respiratory diseases but the teen creators shifted their focus once the COVID-19 outbreak began.

  • Apr 23, 2020
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data
Showing their appreciation for EvergreenHealth workers

Showing their appreciation for EvergreenHealth workers

First responders from Kirkland, Bothell and Woodinville stopped by the Kirkland medical center to show their support for their colleagues.

Showing their appreciation for EvergreenHealth workers
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Bothell band dedicates new single to noted sound engineer

Bothell band dedicates new single to noted sound engineer

Colossal Boss’ “Fool” was recorded by Tom Pfaeffle shortly before he was fatally shot in 2009.

Bothell band dedicates new single to noted sound engineer
Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

Northshore Senior Center responds to COVID-19

Facilities will be closed but emergency services are still available.

  • Mar 13, 2020
Family Jewels Foundation founder Nancy Balin. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Family Jewels’ 5K returns to Saint Edward in Kenmore

The foundation formed in 2017, but the 5K has been going on for about a decade.

Family Jewels Foundation founder Nancy Balin. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Photo by Rolf Skrinde                                From left, As If Theatre’s Molly Hall, Amy Gentry and Cindy Giese French.

‘The Cake’ making its Washington debut in Kenmore

The play is kicking off As If Theatre’s second-ever season.

Photo by Rolf Skrinde                                From left, As If Theatre’s Molly Hall, Amy Gentry and Cindy Giese French.
Photo courtesy of TAD Management                                ABBAFab has been doing shows for a decade.

ABBA tribute band to dance, jive, have the time of its life in Bothell

ABBAFab formed in 2010 and has been playing shows internationally ever since.

Photo courtesy of TAD Management                                ABBAFab has been doing shows for a decade.
Courtesy photo                                Charlene Freeman, a local artist and owner of Bothell’s Cloud 9 Art School, will launch the first Bothell Art Scene with Ken Stodola and Hannah Waters March 12.

Local artists to launch Bothell Art Scene this spring

The first art walk will be March 12.

Courtesy photo                                Charlene Freeman, a local artist and owner of Bothell’s Cloud 9 Art School, will launch the first Bothell Art Scene with Ken Stodola and Hannah Waters March 12.
Mitchell Atencio/staff photo                                 Cynthia Bemis displays one of the rocks she found in her years as an administrator in the Bothell Rocks, in Lynnwood on Feb. 20.

Bothell and Kenmore rock painting groups inspire community and creativity

Rock painting groups have grown in popularity over the last five years, inspiring local groups to connect.

Mitchell Atencio/staff photo                                 Cynthia Bemis displays one of the rocks she found in her years as an administrator in the Bothell Rocks, in Lynnwood on Feb. 20.
Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall

Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall

Arts of Kenmore, City Hall and 4Culture collaborated to bring the Skate Park Street Art Exhibit to Kenmore.

Skater Park Art Exhibit opens at Kenmore City Hall
Courtesy photo                                Tim Sellard has been collecting records for the past 50 years.

Kenmore man to share love of record collecting at Vinyl & Brew event

Vinyl Brew will have about eight vendors and more than 7,000 records.

Courtesy photo                                Tim Sellard has been collecting records for the past 50 years.
Making a human connection in a sea of social media

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 6, 2020
Making a human connection in a sea of social media