Ryan Murray

Ryan posted 225 stories to Bellevue Reporter.
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City council reverses direction, funds EBCC State Supreme Court appeal

In a surprising turnaround at the Bellevue city council meeting Tuesday evening,…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 12:57pm

Bellevue City Council candidate claims no wrongdoing in Port of Seattle payment

As the Bellevue City Council deliberates on selecting a new member to…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 9:56am

Clyde Hill takes stand on Trump executive order

In a show of solidarity with nearby cities and the state, the…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 10:21am

Council roundup: City moves to deny EBCC appeals funding

The Bellevue City Council voted 4-2 Monday night to put a resolution…

  • Feb 17th, 2017 10:08am

King County Council approved Eastside Rail Corridor master plan

The Metropolitan King County Council passed the Eastside Rail Corridor’s Trail Master…

  • Feb 14th, 2017 11:46am

Bellevue Vacuum, a Main Street staple since 1951, closes its doors

If there were a competition for the kindest couple in Bellevue, Bill…

  • Feb 13th, 2017 5:30pm

Bellevue City Council narrows down finalists for vacant council position

In a weather-shortened City Council meeting on Monday night, the council revealed…

  • Feb 7th, 2017 2:32pm

Appeals court overturns ruling on Puget Sound Energy project in Bellevue

A recent reversal in King County Superior Court means that — pending…

  • Feb 7th, 2017 3:04pm

East Bellevue homes told to boil water until further notice

More than 200 residents near Northeast Second Place and 172nd Place Northeast…

  • Feb 6th, 2017 1:22pm

Newcastle faces crossroads in city funding

After causing a bit of a furor a few weeks ago with…

  • Feb 1st, 2017 11:30am

Council considers proposal to close street to make way for Bellevue College student housing

After hearing public comment, the Bellevue City Council scheduled a public hearing…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 4:27pm

Bellevue’s CoBuy seeks to make home ownership a reality for Millennials

Despite older generations fretting about the fate of Millennials, most people in…

  • Jan 17th, 2017 1:30am

Educator asks city hall crowd “what does it mean to be white?” in MLK Day event

Can a fish see the water through which it swims every moment…

  • Jan 16th, 2017 10:21am

Slatter resigns from Bellevue City Council as she takes 48th District seat

After a whirlwind week of legislative positions opening up and being filled,…

  • Jan 10th, 2017 3:44pm

Eastside legislators talk taxes, tolls at chamber breakfast

While a thousand little things are on the minds of Washington state…

  • Jan 6th, 2017 1:10pm

Bellevue companies make 2016 top places to work list

Two Bellevue companies have been named one of last year’s best places…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017 11:12am

Nordstrom Rack eyes Lincoln Square location in Downtown Bellevue

Nordstrom Rack is headed to the Lincoln Square Expansion in Downtown Bellevue…

  • Dec 28th, 2016 12:41pm

Salon’s beverage service shut down by King County Health

Last week a King County Public Health inspector shuttered the beverage service…

  • Dec 27th, 2016 10:24am

City names new finance director

Late last week, City Manager Brad Miyake appointed Toni Call as Bellevue’s…

  • Dec 27th, 2016 10:37am

Sewer work to close parts of 114th Ave., Meydenbauer Beach Park

Two major sewer-work projects will close parts of a busy road near…

  • Dec 27th, 2016 10:50am

WeWork presents co-working model to Bellevue Downtown Association

The future of work culture could be changing from cubicles to community,…

  • Dec 21st, 2016 1:30am

Pipeline study finds Energize Eastside can co-locate with petroleum pipeline

Puget Sound Energy last week released the results of a safety study…

  • Dec 20th, 2016 10:32am

Commission recommends 45 percent raise in Bellevue Council salaries

The Salary Commission updated the salaries of the Bellevue City Council last…

  • Dec 20th, 2016 5:29pm

Bellevue council passes balanced $1.5 billion budget

Last week the Bellevue City Council voted unanimously to pass its 2017-18…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 10:31am

Bellevue dentist and NFL teams help grant man his last wish

It was a snowstorm Josh McCall — and those who know him…

  • Dec 13th, 2016 10:27pm

At 100, Virginia Brehm remembers the Eastside and Bellevue as farm communities

Tucked away on an isolated street, down an overgrown driveway not far…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 1:56pm

Duke’s Chowder House signs lease in Bellevue

A Puget Sound favorite will be making its way back to Bellevue…

  • Dec 9th, 2016 1:30am

Police release data regarding Eastgate homeless shelter

As the city moves forward with its public input process regarding the…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 12:30pm

Final Bellevue budget requests include Grand Connection and ballet support

As the Bellevue City Council prepares to approve its 2017-2018 budget, tweaking…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 1:30am

Post-election, deportation concerns addressed by Bellevue police, school district and nonprofits

In the wake of the presidential election results, some Eastside residents have…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 3:11pm

Bellevue class connects community, exceeds expectations | Reporter’s Notebook

It’s a strange thing to have expectations so thoroughly surpassed. When I…

  • Nov 28th, 2016 9:40am

Mustachioed men at Bellevue’s Tavern Hall to shine light on men’s health issues

Dozens of Bellevue and Seattle men (and women) raised money for men’s…

  • Dec 1st, 2016 1:30am

Bellevue works to design smart city dashboard to monitor data

The city of Bellevue is working to design a “dashboard” to help…

  • Nov 21st, 2016 1:30am

Len’s Automotive gives back to community

Local business owner Ken Mattson of Len’s Automotive honored local families with…

  • Nov 18th, 2016 1:30am

Two Downtown mid-rise properties sell in one week

Two major properties in Downtown Bellevue sold this week, as both local…

  • Nov 21st, 2016 9:38am

Serial thrillers: Race the clock in Bellevue’s new escape room

The clock is ticking as you and a group of friends work…

  • Nov 15th, 2016 1:35pm

King County budget spotlights recreation, homelessness on Eastside

In a unanimous vote earlier this week, the King County Council passed…

  • Nov 15th, 2016 2:00pm

Bellevue veteran soars with World War Two vets

Mary Baker is going to lengths to thank America’s World War II…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 11:23am

Sound Transit 3 poised to pass

Barring a significant swing in later votes, it’s looking likely that Sound…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 4:35pm

Bellevue props 1 and 2 for fire and transportation pass

Initial election results have Bellevue’s propositions passing in the city with solid…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 3:20pm

Incumbents hold onto 48th District, Habib surges

Democrats lead the polls on the Eastside early even as the party…

  • Nov 9th, 2016 1:59pm

Bellevue’s first sushi restaurant celebrates 30 years

After 30 years in business, it can be easy for a restaurant…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 5:04pm

Puget Sound Energy, East Bellevue Community Council present arguments in appeal court

East Bellevue residents packed the King County Superior Court of Appeals Division…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 1:31pm

Sophia Way looking to expand day shelter to weekends

Changes could be coming for one of the Eastside’s largest organizations helping…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 11:41am

St. Luke’s, Imagine Housing and Red Vines 1 team up for 30 Bellevue housing development

Collaboration between a Bellevue church and a local nonprofit might have secured…

  • Nov 4th, 2016 1:30am

Bellevue 5th grader’s invention could help endangered species

Axolotls are bizarre creatures. The lake-dwelling salamanders have furry external gills, can…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 11:30am

Ruby Tuesday seeks re-expansion to west coast, starting in Bellevue

National dining chain Ruby Tuesday is looking at Bellevue as it once…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 11:16am

Eastgate residents draw issues with proposed men’s shelter in Bellevue

A groundswell movement to keep a permanent men’s homeless shelter out of Bellevue’s Eastgate neighborhood has taken off in recent weeks.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 12:19am

Eastgate residents draw issues with proposed men’s shelter in Bellevue

A groundswell movement to keep a permanent men’s homeless shelter out of…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 10:20am

Poke MIX slices into Bellevue’s food scene

It's been sweeping up and down the West Coast, and America's newest food craze has finally landed in Bellevue.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 8:30am