Carrie Rodriguez

Carrie posted 33 stories to Bellevue Reporter.
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Municipal League rates 48th District candidates

The Municipal League of King County recently rated nearly 50 candidates running…

  • Jul 7th, 2017 3:19pm

Jury awards $20M in negligence suit against Bellevue company

A Chicago jury awarded $20 million in damages on June 28 to…

  • Jul 7th, 2017 3:12pm

Reporter launches homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 10:01am

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for Bellevue businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist…

  • Dec 8th, 2016 5:06pm

Bellevue business leaders optimistic for 2017, but cite top challenges

Things are looking up for Eastside businesses. That’s the general sentiment of…

  • Nov 21st, 2016 2:39pm

Ex-Seahawk Derrick Coleman sentenced to community service for Bellevue hit-and-run

Former Seattle Seahawks player Derrick Coleman was sentenced on Friday to 240 hours of community service for vehicular assault and fleeing the scene of a car crash that seriously injured a man in Bellevue last year.

  • Oct 16th, 2016 11:19pm

Enter Reporter’s first fall poetry contest | Editor’s Note

Every great literary work started with an interesting idea.

  • Oct 1st, 2016 3:30pm

Tateuchi Center in Bellevue gets $20M boost from donors

The long-planned Tateuchi Center got a major boost with three donations totaling $20 million, organization officials announced during an event on Wednesday night

  • Sep 30th, 2016 6:52pm

Who is the best in Bellevue? | Vote now in annual contest

We only urge readers to play favorites once per year — now is that time.

  • Jun 3rd, 2016 8:00pm

Bellevue Reporter seeks new community columnists | Editor’s Note

Somewhere from deep within, there’s a twinge. It could have been

  • Feb 6th, 2016 1:55am

Bellevue — it’s great to be back | Editor’s Note

I remember standing in front of the Wilburton trestle in Bellevue.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 7:48pm

New Allied Health Building opens to students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology celebrated the grand opening of the school's new state-of-the-art Allied Health Building Sept. 14.

  • Sep 22nd, 2011 11:05pm

When pets face death | Bellevue woman offers animal hospice help to distraught owners

Michelle Nichols didn't have a choice with her 7-year-old Boxer. Her dog, McKenzie, who suffered from a hereditary heart condition, dropped right in front of her with a heart attack and died several years ago. In response, she helped found in-home caregiving, hospice care and end-of-life options for beloved pets.

  • Feb 10th, 2011 11:07pm

New bistro has an American touch with a French flair

Ted Furst, the Northwest culinary pioneer who created food concepts for more than 20 restaurants over his career, has opened Le Grand Bistro Américain at Carillon Point

  • Jan 6th, 2011 11:12pm

Levy lid lift to increase Bellevue library services

While many organizations are tightening belts in the midst of an economic downturn, King County Library Services (KCLS) is better off thanks to a voter-approved levy lid lift in February.

  • Nov 15th, 2010 5:53pm

Bellevue man accused of killing Kirkland family faces trial | Victims’ family speaks on death penalty

A former Bellevue resident, Conner Michael Schierman, 27, will stand trial Jan.…

  • Jan 7th, 2010 4:20am

Bellevue’s YES opens new facility at historic Kirkland site

Bellevue-based Youth Eastside Services has opened its newest – and oldest –…

  • Oct 20th, 2009 12:29am

Bereaved Bellevue mom finds lifeline, comfort from Compassionate Friends

Sometimes, when the wind blows gently, Marsha Stevens hears her son speak…

  • Aug 10th, 2009 5:15pm

100 Hounds | Photographer’s project to benefit Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue

On a recent morning at Kirkland's Juanita Bay Park and already exhausted…

  • Jun 30th, 2009 6:54pm

Body of boater found in Lake Washington identified

Officials have identified the man whose body was pulled from Lake Washington…

  • Jun 10th, 2009 11:27pm

Bellevue Sunrise Rotary Club does makeover on low-income apartments

About 50 volunteers from the Bellevue Sunrise Rotary Club and Woodinville-based Synergy…

  • Apr 28th, 2009 1:33am

Students speak with Medina ‘space tourist’

Two hundred miles above Earth, the astronaut described to students what the…

  • Apr 14th, 2009 6:43pm

Students speak with Medina ‘space tourist’

Two hundred miles above Earth, the astronaut described to students what the…

  • Apr 14th, 2009 6:39pm

Dying woman mulls options as Washington’s Death With Dignity Act takes effect

When doctors told Barbara McKay she would probably not live much longer, she began to think about how she would end her life. “I was very determined I was not going to allow myself to get to the point where I couldn't care for myself because I didn't want to put my family in that position,” the Kirkland resident recalled of when she was diagnosed with late-stage ovarian cancer seven years ago.

  • Mar 18th, 2009 9:47pm

Young poet creates own laws of writing in new book

Maya Ganesan has broken the rules, and she's not apologizing.She remembers her…

  • Mar 18th, 2009 11:44pm

Sheriff speaks with students about fear, courage

Every day, Sue Rahr does something that gives her a queasy stomach.Fear…

  • Mar 6th, 2009 6:34pm

Police need your help to identify two robbery suspects

Kirkland police need your help to identify two suspects who robbed a…

  • Feb 9th, 2009 2:22am

Our favorite Bachelor | The Reporter chats with Jason Mesnick and learns all (OK, not quite)

Jason Mesnick has been asked about heartache before.Heartache is what led the…

  • Jan 15th, 2009 9:51pm

The Ex Box Boys | Local band and gaming gurus take Xbox to next level

Shot down by Microsoft, The Ex Box Boys hasn’t let the corporative…

  • Jan 8th, 2009 10:13pm

Local company uses wigs and wackiness to throw good party

Wearing wigs and singing weird songs is where Troy McVicker got his…

  • Jan 6th, 2009 11:46pm

Cellist’s dream: Passion for his music

To many, the American Dream is to live a wealthy life.

  • Dec 20th, 2008 8:00am

Drummers set record for playing in sync; Bellevue company behind event

The thunderous rumble that blasted through the Northwest at 2:45 p.m. and lasted six minutes Sunday was not another rainstorm. It was a sea of more than 3,000 drummers banging their drum sets in sync - setting a world record – and creating a new one for the first time.

  • Nov 4th, 2008 12:18am

Drummers set record via Internet

The thunderous rumble that blasted through the Northwest at 2:45 p.m. and lasted six minutes Sunday was not another rainstorm. It was a sea of more than 3,000 drummers banging their drum sets in sync - setting a world record via the Internet.

  • Nov 4th, 2008 12:38am