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Bellevue High School students sue school district, WIAA over ‘racist’ football investigation

Bellevue High School students and a parent recently sued the Bellevue School District and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) for alleged negligence and a violation… Continue reading

Former student shares how Bellevue’s Jubilee Reach provided help

Annual fundraiser is set for Nov. 11

First month of school shows uptick in youth suicide interventions at Bellevue schools

During the first month of this school year, the Bellevue School District reported 56 student suicide intervention plans, nine student hospitalizations and one death by… Continue reading

Science meets business at Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures’ ISF Incubator

If there was ever an exciting time to be an inventor, it would be now. At least that’s what Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures’ Vice President of… Continue reading

Forget leftovers, Gobble Up these artisanal goodies Nov. 25

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Black Friday has come and gone. But instead of picking at cold turkey leftovers and hiding from shoppers, the makers of Urban… Continue reading

Bellevue business community receives update on East Link

Sound Transit officials wanted the Bellevue business community to know Tuesday morning they’re on time and on budget with the construction of East Link light… Continue reading

Bellevue resident talks life-changing outcome of India’s Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project

Vinceya used to live in a thatched house with dry coconut leaves and logs that acted as a roof. When it rained, water would seep… Continue reading

‘All voices heard’ at Bellevue School Board’s first community forum

With a goal of “all voices are heard,” the Bellevue School Board listened to parents about what’s working – and not working – in Bellevue… Continue reading

Netflix’s ‘The Confession Tapes’ takes viewers back to 1994 Bellevue homicide

Some may remember the triple homicide that shook Bellevue’s Somerset Hill in 1994. Others may have just learned about the crime through the recently released… Continue reading

Bellevue’s 365 by Whole Foods closes

Bellevue Square’s 365 by Whole Foods Market recently announced its closure. A representative of Whole Foods Market said the decision was made by company leadership… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council permanently bans safe injection sites for illegal drugs

The Bellevue City Council unanimously voted to permanently ban safe injection sites for illegal drugs at a council meeting Monday. The permanent ban will go… Continue reading

Bellevue Chamber’s Eastside Annual Dinner draws hundreds

The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Eastside Annual Dinner was a full house at the Westin Bellevue Tuesday night. The chamber welcomed its new board… Continue reading

Eastside senatorial candidates weigh in on immigrant hate speech and crime

Eastside senatorial candidates spoke about hate crimes against the immigrant community last Thursday and what they would do to help put an end to it.… Continue reading

Counter-rallies planned for Betsy DeVos’ visit to Bellevue

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is coming to Bellevue Friday. And her anticipated presence has sparked hundreds to plan their protest on Facebook. Approximately… Continue reading

Bellevue School Board candidates discuss growth, transparency at forum Monday

Bellevue School Board candidates weighed in on the district’s growth, transparency and even its Dreamer students at a forum on Monday. Candidate Erica Melief for… Continue reading

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

Bellevue’s One88 breaks ground, first high-rise in nearly decade

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated the One88 building would be the first high-rise in Bellevue in 10 years. That information was… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council discusses alternative location for Eastside men’s shelter

Bellevue City Councilmember Kevin Wallace has a different idea for the location of the Eastside men’s shelter. Initially proposed for Eastgate, the new location would… Continue reading

Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene

Artist Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, a ring master at a circus, and flapper girls from the 1920s. Cirque du Surreal is coming to town. The… Continue reading

Group holds Bellevue candlelight vigil to honor Las Vegas shooting victims

At least 59 were killed Sunday night in Las Vegas with more than 500 injured in one of the deadliest shootings in the United States.… Continue reading