Bellevue will improve recreation options for people with disabilities

City and parks department is working with parents on accessibility.

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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.

Performing Arts Center Eastside is becoming closer to a reality

A new CEO and team are reviving the dream of creating a 21st century cultural arts hub to the Eastside.

A homeless encampment in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

Why is Bellevue taking so long to finish its shelter?

Bellevue made a commitment in 2012, but its shelter won’t have a permanent site until 2022.

Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

The Bellevue Sister Cities Association will welcome a delegation from Yao, Japan this November.

Molly Moon’s will soon open a walk-up shop in downtown Bellevue. Courtesy of Molly Moon’s

Molly Moon’s to offer walk-up shop in Bellevue

The homemade ice cream company is expanding on the Eastside to downtown Bellevue.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

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Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

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Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver gives his players advice on the importance of proper technique during a spring football practice session on June 10 in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Knights football program focuses on the fundamentals

Drew Oliver is an old-school kind of coach on gridiron.

Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

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New phone scam targets Washington businesses

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Eastside business booms with summer options

Locals can visit numerous new developments this summer, all within Eastside communities.

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Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

 

Apps for When You’re Hungry and in a Hurry

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How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

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Pedal power: Expand your cycling horizons on an e-bike!

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Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at theBrunells@msn.com.

Family-owned business backbone of America | Brunell

During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, “I feel your pain,” reassuring voters he understood what they Continue reading...

 

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                                Students from Mercer Island High School’s Margins program met with various nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, including Watts Towers, where they speak with a representative about the organization’s sustainable garden.

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What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

 

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.