Ryan Murray

Evergreen Home Loans helps navigate challenging Eastside housing market

Anticipating economic growth, the Federal Reserve last month increased its benchmark interest rate a quarter point, and could do so again later this year. What… Continue reading

Student group demands reviewed hiring practices at Bellevue College

An activist student group at Bellevue College has taken the administration’s hiring practices to task after claiming an employee’s alleged past could affect student safety.… Continue reading

Eastside businesses earn awards for innovation

Hundreds of people in the Bellevue business community gathered last Wednesday, March 29 to honor the newest group of the Eastside’s best businesses. David Masin,… Continue reading

Bellevue Fred Meyer store reopens after massive remodel

On Wednesday, March 29, the Bellevue Fred Meyer finally reopened to the public. The store, located at 2041 148th Ave. NE, was closed in April… Continue reading

Bellevue management consulting service CORTAC faces growth-spurt

Bellevue-based management consulting company CORTAC Group expanded its reach and capabilities last month by integrating with Chicago firm MCSI. This agreement enables CORTAC to provide… Continue reading

Simas withdraws interest from November council election

Just days after his selection as an interim City Council member and just before he is due to be officially sworn in to that position,… Continue reading

Dr. Jerry Weber picked for Bellevue College president

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that they have voted to select Dr. Jerry Weber as the next president of Bellevue College, making… Continue reading

King County Library director resigns after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January 2015, has resigned. “KCLS is committed to providing a welcoming environment for all… Continue reading

Downtown Bellevue intersection closing for pedestrian construction

The intersection at Northeast First Street and 102nd Avenue Northeast will be closed to vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians from March 27 until approximately April 17… Continue reading

Bellevue man sentenced to five years for fraud

After defrauding several businesses of more than $3 million over the course of two years, a Bellevue man has been sentenced to five years in… Continue reading

REI submits headquarters design in Bellevue for review

Today REI, the outdoor co-op, submitted the designs for its new campus to the City of Bellevue for Design Review. This submission represents another step… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council selects Ernie Simas to fill vacancy

After more than two months without a complete dais, the Bellevue City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to approve Ernie Simas as a temporary council… Continue reading

Bellevue teen takes flight at Huntsville Rocket Center with Honeywell academy

It was one small step for womankind, one giant leap for local high-schooler Elinor Doran. Doran, an Interlake High School junior, was one of five… Continue reading

Youth Eastside Services offers hope at Invest in Youth breakfast

Mason Bernardo stood on stage to read a message he wishes he had written to himself several years earlier, when he was still identifying as… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out for Bellevue hate crime info session

Seattle, and the rest of the country, finds itself in interesting times. Part of those times includes a marked uptick in hate crimes and “bias-related”… Continue reading

Bellevue Police officer takes on ‘The Amazing Race’

Bellevue Police officer Seth Tyler will be running across your televisions later this month as a contestant in the latest season of CBS’s “Amazing Race.”… Continue reading

Police investigating shooting at Bellevue Transit Center

The Bellevue Police Department is investigating an assault with a firearm near the Bellevue Transit Center in the Downtown neighborhood of the city. The victim… Continue reading

Utilities work on 110th Avenue Northeast to begin this weekend

Sound Transit construction crews are shifting work in Downtown Bellevue, and could block traffic at the intersection of 110th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 2nd Street… Continue reading

Possible hate crime at Bellevue College under investigation

A potential hate crime on the campus of Bellevue College is being investigated by the Bellevue Police Department. On March 8, a black male pulled… Continue reading

Dr. Ivan Duran to helm the Bellevue School District

The Bellevue School Board has appointed Dr. Ivan Duran as its next superintendent, ending a month-long search across the country. He will join the school… Continue reading