Our Newsletter

Updates, stories, and connections with the Society and region.

Curious about the people, places and traditions of Redmond? If so, read The Redmond Recorder News, our newsletter that has been published ten times a year since 1999!


The Redmond Recorder News was once the name of Redmond's local newspaper. It was replaced by the Sammamish Valley News, which later folded. We've since adopted The Redmond Recorder as the name for our newsletter, published 9 times a year since 1999. We have archived copies going back to the first newsletter published, May 1999.

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Highlights of this month’s edition of The Redmond Recorder

  • Annual Membership Meeting and
    Ice Cream Social on January 15


  • Your Legacy to Sustain Our Society’s Future By John Oftebro

  • Attorney and Indie Filmmaker Brings ‘Good Bootlegger’ to Life By Laura Lee Bennett

  • Fire at the Hotel Redmond – Part Two By Tom Hitzroth

  • Society Welcomes Marketing And Branding Chair Janie Bube

  • Hours Volunteered: 272 By Jo Ann Potter

  • Volunteer Spotlight: John Yeo, Press Release Writer By Laura Lee Bennett

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Since 1999, the Redmond Historical Society has been publishing updates, informational articles and details on our events in our newsletter.  Explore past issues to read about past Speaker series events, celebrations, and more.