Andy Nystrom

Front, left to right: Michele Lalime, Pat Tuton, Kitty Hubbard, Zhe Li, Shawn Thornsberry, Tracy Qi and Calvin Vu; back, left to right: Zheng Mu, Shu Shen, Daniel Chua, Rajesh Singh and Jeetu Thakur. The team designed its own gold logo, complete with the Space Needle, Mount Rainier, the Columbia Center and Smith Tower. Courtesy photo

Eastside adult tennis squad takes second at nationals

Mixed doubles squad features Bellevue residents.


Bellevue’s season ends in 3A state football semifinals

Eastside Catholic wins, advances to final.


Committed to CrossFit

Jump puts her skills to the test at The Cascade Classic


Longtime Eastside baseball coach passes away at age 80

For Les Dow, baseball was the game of his life.

St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School students surround gymnast Frannie Ronan, center, after she learned of her selection to compete at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. Courtesy photo

Frannie Ronan is set for gymnastics action at the Special Olympics

Kirkland resident attends school at St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School in Bellevue

St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School students surround gymnast Frannie Ronan, center, after she learned of her selection to compete at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. Courtesy photo

United Bid prevails: World Cup may be coming to Seattle in 2026

2018 Cup begins Thursday in Russia

Seattle deserves to host World Cup 2026 matches, according to local soccer aficionados

FIFA will decide where the 48-team event lands in June.

Jemal, Campana dive onto USA Junior National ultimate teams

Three Cedars Waldorf coach is blessed to have guided the duo along their journey.

Teatro ZinZanni serves up high-flying ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ at Marymoor

Teatro ZinZanni takes the dinner-and-a-movie concept and literally turns it upside down, lifting the experience way into the stratosphere. There’s a four-course meal on tap,… Continue reading

Police chiefs meet with community members at Eastside Muslim Safety Forum

As Eastside police chiefs and others gathered at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) on Tuesday night, something was missing. The sign at the… Continue reading

Row, row, row to the Summer Olympics

Rob Munn, Hans Struzyna and their teammates were in the middle of a heated rowing battle in late May that would either propel them to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil elated in August or back to their training site in New Jersey crestfallen.

‘Dream big’: Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn in $26.2 billion transaction

Satya Nadella has called it his first big deal as CEO at Microsoft Corp.

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Football star Donald Driver tells Hopelink fundraiser audience about troubled past — and hope

Donald Driver doesn't hold anything back. When the former professional football player tells his story to people, they get the whole deal. It's an emotional and riveting ride dotted with harsh times — experiencing poverty and homelessness — that led to victory in the end.

Mission to Mars | Led by Bellevue’s John Slough, scientists’ work may send humans to the red planet

It’s not rocket science for a boss to pursue employees who are intelligent, dedicated and stimulated about whatever important project is on the table. In the case of MSNW President John Slough of Bellevue and his research team, rocket science is exactly what’s going on within the walls of their Redmond office and, a few blocks away, at the University of Washington Plasma Dynamics Lab.

$32.5 million deal to bring offices, residents to Overlake area

The former Group Health Hospital and clinic site in the Overlake area of Redmond has been sold for $32.5 million. Capstone Partners and its investment partner Lionstone U.S. Land Two, L.P. announced the purchase of the 28-acre site on March 15.

Miss Washington has Bellevue ties | Sterling Banks’ Cassandra Searles wins crown on her fourth time in pageant

In her fourth year competing for Miss Washington USA, Cassandra Searles, 24, who works as a commercial bank representative at Sterling Bank in Bellevue, finally grabbed the title of Miss Washington.

Sounders get a kick out of Kindering kids

As Seattle Sounders FC soccer players watched, 3-year-old Vallory Hurlimann first booted a soccer ball with gusto and then ran up the field as fast as her little legs would go.

Nagashima shines with NCAA national success

Sarah Nagashima got some television exposure when her University of Arkansas gymnastics team took fifth place in the NCAA championships in April. But she wants more TV time.