US Attorney's Office files charges in four Puget Sound hash oil explosions | Three related to Hampton Greens fire

U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced Tuesday the charging of seven people allegedly tied to four hash oil manufacturing operation explosions and fire. - Brandon Macz
  • Jul 22, 2014 at 1:06PM

Three men whose hash oil manufacturing operation is alleged to have caused the fiery explosion that decimated the Hampton Greens apartment complex in Bellevue last year have been charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office in conjunction with three other similar cases around the Puget Sound.

County council passes September Metro cuts

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:05PM

The King County Council has approved the first 161,000 hours of Metro transit reductions that cuts seven bus routes and revises two serving Bellevue starting Sept. 27.

Parking monitors to fix City Hall walk-offs

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 1:00PM

Bellevue City Hall has changed the way it does parking to discourage nearby retail and restaurant employees from taking advantage of its limited spaces, and soon lot enforcement will include weekend event rates.


Humor in letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

I found humor in Larry Brickman’s recent letter with a combination of two Internet lists (“Conundrums and observations”).

Council renews, extends red light camera contract

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:51AM

The Bellevue City Council on Monday approved expanding the use of red light cameras in the city for the next five years.The five-year contract extension with American Traffic Solutions adds three more red light cameras and an additional school zone camera to the five currently operating in Bellevue.

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