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Eastside Legislators and Mayors disucuss priorities for 2019

The East King County Chamber Coalition hosted a panel on housing and transportation on Jan. 8.


Neighborhood Enhancement Program comes to BelRed and Downtown on Jan. 29

Bellevue’s Neighborhood Enhancement Program will kickoff in the Downtown ad BelRed areas on Jan. 29.


Small cell technology on light post. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

Bellevue council discusses FCC order limiting local regulation on small cell technology

Bellevue council discusses FCC limitations of small cell technology regulations on Jan. 7.


Congregations for the Homeless announce permanent shelter location

CFH have announced the final location of their permanent, year-round homeless shelter.

Bellevue Botanial Garden brings in 80,000 people for 24th annual Garden d’Lights

As the new year begins, the Bellevue Botanical Society wraps up its 24th annual Garden d’Lights season after bringing in more than 80,000 visitors. Garden… Continue reading

Kirkland-based Higher Leaf acquires Green Theory locations in Bellevue

Recreational cannabis retailer Higher Leaf has announced the acquisition of Green Theory in Bellevue

King County prosecutor charges woman after false assault allegation of Bellevue police chief

Prosecuters charged the woman who made false allegations against the Bellevue Police Chief

Bellevue Downtown Association hosts panel on homelessness in Bellevue

Five experts on homelessness in Bellevue discussed the issue at a panel on Dec. 11.

Bellevue installs new bike-safe bus platform on 108th Avenue NE

Bellevue’s newest bus platform is the latest project to improve the safety of bike lanes in the city.

Bellevue City Council approves 2019-2020 budget

The Bellevue City Council approved the 2019-2020 biennial budget at its meeting on Dec. 3.

Staff gets more time on affordable housing

Opportunity available for city staff to recommend changes.

City Council pursues lid park over I-405 as part of Grand Connection

Council directed staff to work on the prelimainray design for the Grand Connection I-405 crossing.

Applications for Master Naturalist Training Program open until Nov. 30

Bellevue is looking for more citizen volunteers to help join the effort to protect the environment.

King County considering speed reduction on Southeast 60th Street

Public comments and feedback accepted through Nov. 27.

Neighborhood Sidewalk Program ramps up project list

Bellevue’s Neighborhood Sidewalk Program has 2019 projects lined up thanks to levy funding.

Pamela Toelle commended by Bellevue City Council for decades of community service

Community advocate Pamela Toelle was posthumously recognized for her decades of service to the city.

GoFundMe gets Gandhi replacement glasses

More than $1,500 was raised to repair the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Bellevue Library.

South Bellevue Community Center hosts eighth annual Great Pumpkin Race

Pumpkins were raced down the hill for prizes before a Halloween-themed carnival.

Bellevue Fire Department welcomes community at the annual open house

The Bellevue Fire Department once again held their annual open house event on Saturday, Oct. 13.

CEVO has retained or created 7,000 jobs

Bellevue Cultural and Economic Vitality Office reports 2018 progress to council.