Carrie Rodriguez

Bellevue family moves bullied girl out of state due to ‘persistent harassment’

Family says school staff accused girl of stealing ice cream.

 

Police seize gold bars, guns during Bellevue search in massive marijuana grow-op bust

Police searched 10 King County locations during investigation; 60 arrested so far.

 

Staff of Bellevue company spends work day helping families give gift of Christmas to kids

Parents walked out of Christmas House, some with carts piled high with toys that their children will unwrap on Christmas morning. But it wasn’t what… Continue reading

 

Police seize $80M worth of pot, execute 50 search warrants, several in Bellevue

47 arrests made in suspected illegal marijuana grow-op run by Chinese nationals

Garden delights with over half million dazzling lights in Bellevue

The well-lit habitat attracts all kinds of creatures.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

To my sea sisters — and all families of veterans | Editor’s Note

As my Navy recruiter waited in his car with the engine running at the top of our driveway, I stood with my parents on the… Continue reading

Russian hackers targeted Washington election systems, Homeland Security confirms

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said when her office discovered suspicious IP addresses last year, they had a “high suspicion” the addresses belonged to… Continue reading

Municipal League rates 48th District candidates

The Municipal League of King County recently rated nearly 50 candidates running for local races in King County. For Bellevue’s 48th Legislative District, the league… Continue reading

Jury awards $20M in negligence suit against Bellevue company

A Chicago jury awarded $20 million in damages on June 28 to a man who sued Bellevue-based truck manufacturer Paccar, Inc. for negligence after the… Continue reading

Reporter launches homelessness series | Editor’s Note

Volunteers found them sleeping in parking garages, in vehicles, under structures and roadways, in bushes and other areas. During King County’s annual One Night Count… Continue reading

What ‘Trumponomics’ could mean for Bellevue businesses in 2017

The good, the bad — and the ugly. This is how economist Joseph Quinlan divides “Trumponomics” as he described how some of the president-elect’s fiscal… Continue reading

Bellevue business leaders optimistic for 2017, but cite top challenges

Things are looking up for Eastside businesses. That’s the general sentiment of Eastside business owners and CEOs whom the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed… Continue reading

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.

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

Every great literary work started with an interesting idea.

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.

Local company uses wigs and wackiness to throw good party

Wearing wigs and singing weird songs is where Troy McVicker got his start.He would sing anything that didn’t require much talent: The B-52’s Love Shack… Continue reading

Police need your help to identify two robbery suspects

Kirkland police need your help to identify two suspects who robbed a Hispanic market at gunpoint in Totem Square recently and possibly eight other area… Continue reading

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.

Students speak with Medina ‘space tourist’

Two hundred miles above Earth, the astronaut described to students what the planet looks like from outer space.Its an incredible sight. Its as big as… Continue reading