Lindsay Larin

Garden d’Lights brings back holiday tradition to Bellevue

An aquarium of glowing fish and pulsating jelly fish will light the way at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Visitor Center for the annual Garden d'Lights presentation. Garden d'Lights opens to the public on Sat., Nov. 28 and runs through Sat., Jan. 2. The light presentation is open every evening, from 5-10 p.m.


Climbing high to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

With each step Bellevue-native Sean Marshall takes towards the top of Mount Rainier, he carries with him the hope of finding a cure for Duchenne… Continue reading


Seattle Humane Society sees uptick in abandoned pets amid bad economy

With an increase in foreclosures and homes for sale, people are having to downgrade, even in the area of household pets. The Seattle Humane Society has recorded a rising number of pets coming through their doors due to the troubling economy.


Eastside restaurants halve wine prices to encourage sampling

Venturing out on a limb when it comes to sampling new wines can sometimes feel like a daunting task - and an expensive one at that. To ease the angst, several Eastside restaurants are offering half-price programs on wine by the bottle.

Fashion show features styles from the past

The fashion show featured pieces from Adolfo, Chanel, Armani, Valentino and more, but the look was distinctly vintage.

Westminster Chapel raises $17,000 for Piggy Parade

Money will go to feed the hungry as part of Northwest Harvest

Bellevue student raising funds to reduce malaria in Africa

Every year, there are approximately 350 million to 500 million cases of malaria, a deadly vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites. It is estimated… Continue reading

Bellevue neighbors see Zero Energy house on slippery slope

When husband and wife team, Donna and Riley Shirey of Shirey Contracting decided to build a new home, they thought of their empty lot sitting at Bass Cove in Bellevue.

Women bicycle riders raise $50,000 to battle domestic violence

The roadsides were crowded on September 20, as 604 women participated in Cycle the WAVE 2009, a community bicycle event benefiting Eastside Domestic Violence Programs."The… Continue reading

Latest ‘Urban Girl’s Manifesto’ features Bellevue businesses

What do you crave? For savvy business owner Melody Biringer, her craving for embarking on the new and unknown has landed her in the forefront of the entrepreneurial world. The founder of CRAVE, Biringer recently celebrated a book launch of her third edition of The Urban Girl’s Manifesto, the ultimate guide to the places women CRAVE in Seattle, including more than 100 women you need to know.

83 Bellevue Teachers earn National Certification in 2008

While Bellevue students are hard at work cranking out homework and studying for exams, a large number of Bellevue teachers are in the same boat.The… Continue reading

And she said ‘yes’ | Bright idea lights up bride-to-be’s face

While planning the best way to pop the question, Ned Garvey came up with a bright idea.The Bellevue-resident was eager to ask his girlfriend of… Continue reading

Wine Weekend pours $1.1 million into Camp Korey

The wine poured freely at the Washington Wines Festival 2nd annual Wine Weekend event held on the grounds of the 818-acre Carnation Farm, raising $1.1 mill for Camp Korey.

Bellevue cheerleading program dominates competition, provides leadership

On the sidelines, cheerleaders Quinn Stadshaug, Desiree Hanssen and Elizabeth Sadler all root for different schools. When they step onto the mats at the Connect All-Stars training gym they become one team. The girls are members of the Senior Co-ed cheer team at Connect All-Stars, a program that has continued to dominate competitions on the local and national level.

Small earthquake hits Yarrow Point on Monday

A small earthquake shook the Yarrow Point area shortly after midnight on Monday, June 16.

Z Kit takes philanthropy hi-tech

ow there is the Z Kit, an interactive gift which allows the giver and the receiver the ability to track its journey online.

Colorful handprints mark dedication of Children’s facility in Bellevue

Bellevue Mayor Grant Degginger and Seattle Children's Hospital CEO Dr. Thomas Hansen joined the children in dedicating the new Bellevue facility, scheduled to open in summer 2010.

Second school superintendent candidate wants teachers empowered, supported

As the school week winds down, the second of three candidates for the superintendent position visited Bellevue for a public forum with parents and community… Continue reading

Local doctors fly Haiti to help with tragedy | “It’s an enormous human tragedy and we’re going to go help. “

Orthopedic surgeons Tom Green and Lyle Sorenson spent the majority of the day packing 500 pounds worth of medical supplies for their month-long volunteer trip to Haiti.

Sammamish High fashion show supports Operation Smile

A group of fashionable students at Sammamish High School will hit the runway on Thursday, Feb. 25 for the "Strutting for Smiles" Operation Smile Fashion Show. The benefit show, hosted in the school's Performing Arts Center, will feature 20 students of all grade levels and four faculty members modeling a variety of looks including everyday fashion, business attire, high glam and beach wear.