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Puget Sound Energy’s map of the route the Phantom Lake-Lake Hills transmission line will take. The proposed route is in purple, and existing transmission lines are in red. Courtesy Image.

TIMBER! City approves easements for transmission line

Project has seen opposition from residents concerned about trees along the proposed route.


Sound Transit’s East Link light rail construction more than half finished

Sound Transit and Bellevue staff presented the city council with an update on the East Link project.


Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue withdraws recreation facility proposal

The proposal for an indoor recreation center has been withdrawn after communtiy opposition.


Bellevue’s Vision Zero project launches public traffic safety survey

Bellevue has launched their survey to collect community feedback on the safety of city streets.

Gerla is new city attorney

Former city attorney Lori Riordan retired from the position in October 2018.

Escape Outdoors owner recognized with All in for Autism Leadership Award

Escape Outdoors co-founder Katherine De Stephano receives All in for Autism Leadership Award.

City council approves comprehensive plan amendments

Bellevue city council approved three comprehensive plan amendments at their Dec. 10 meeting.

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.

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

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.