Carrie Rodriguez

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

Sheriff speaks with students about fear, courage

Every day, Sue Rahr does something that gives her a queasy stomach.Fear comes with the turf for the Bellevue native, who is also King County… Continue reading

Bellevue’s YES opens new facility at historic Kirkland site

Bellevue-based Youth Eastside Services has opened its newest – and oldest – facility in Kirkland.The new site is located in the historic Forbes family house… Continue reading

Young poet creates own laws of writing in new book

Maya Ganesan has broken the rules, and she's not apologizing.She remembers her mother's advice well: real poets sit in a quiet place and write. So… Continue reading

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.

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 from the blazing heat, Charlie Brown unfurled his great pink tongue and began… Continue reading

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.

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

Bellevue Reporter seeks new community columnists | Editor’s Note

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

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

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

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. 13, accused of stabbing four Kirkland residents to death and then setting fire… Continue reading

Bereaved Bellevue mom finds lifeline, comfort from Compassionate Friends

Sometimes, when the wind blows gently, Marsha Stevens hears her son speak to her through wind chimes that hang outside her house.She also sees her… Continue reading

Bellevue Sunrise Rotary Club does makeover on low-income apartments

About 50 volunteers from the Bellevue Sunrise Rotary Club and Woodinville-based Synergy Construction spent the day making over a low-income housing complex in Kirkland on… Continue reading

Cellist’s dream: Passion for his music

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

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.