Ryan Murray

Bellevue Marijuana fined for sale to minor

Bellevue Marijuana, also known as Bel-Mar, was hit with a double fine for a February incident. The marijuana retailer, located on 116th Avenue Northeast, was… Continue reading

Bellevue Downtown Livability amendment moves forward in commission

Last week, citizens gave testimony for more than three hours about the proposed Downtown Livability Land Use Code update, identifying key areas which need work.… Continue reading

Bellevue teen revs business engine with Zadart Exotic Car Rental

Impressing the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce isn’t an easy feat. So the rousing applause for 19-year-old Jonny Netz after his presentation at that body’s… Continue reading

Swampy soil, design error cause 120th Ave. delays

Shifting, swampy soils have caused a major delay in a construction project meant to tie together two growing neighborhoods of Bellevue. The 120th Avenue Northeast… Continue reading

Bellevue receives pushback on Fire Station 10 siting

As the City of Bellevue continues its acquisition process for land it says is needed for Fire Station 10, residents urge the need for relocation.… Continue reading

South Asians lead resistance to hate crimes in Crossroads Park during vigil

With heavy hearts and determination, the South Asian communities of Bellevue and Greater Seattle made one thing abundantly clear Sunday afternoon at Crossroads Park —… Continue reading

Bellevue Council tables vote to replace Vandana Slatter

After six rounds of voting on Monday night, the Bellevue City Council decided to table its vote to fill council Position 5 until next week’s… Continue reading

Crab King brings high-end seafood to Crossroads

There are a few places in Bellevue where folks can splurge for a night out. But there are very few in the entire state where… Continue reading

Zahn complaints unfounded, public disclosure commission finds

For the second time in as many weeks, a complaint against Bellevue City Council candidate Janice Zahn has made its way to City Hall. Only… Continue reading

City council reverses direction, funds EBCC State Supreme Court appeal

In a surprising turnaround at the Bellevue city council meeting Tuesday evening, the council voted 4-2 to support funding an appeal to the Washington Supreme… Continue reading

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

As the Bellevue City Council deliberates on selecting a new member to join that body, an email accusing one of the candidates of misdeeds made… Continue reading

Clyde Hill takes stand on Trump executive order

In a show of solidarity with nearby cities and the state, the Clyde Hill city council voted unanimously to pass a resolution opposing President Donald… Continue reading

Council roundup: City moves to deny EBCC appeals funding

The Bellevue City Council voted 4-2 Monday night to put a resolution on next week’s agenda denying funding for East Bellevue Community Council. The East… Continue reading

King County Council approved Eastside Rail Corridor master plan

The Metropolitan King County Council passed the Eastside Rail Corridor’s Trail Master Plan, taking the next step in making the trail system a reality. The… Continue reading

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

If there were a competition for the kindest couple in Bellevue, Bill and Sandi Cleaver would take it in a walk every year. That’s what… Continue reading

Appeals court overturns ruling on Puget Sound Energy project in Bellevue

A recent reversal in King County Superior Court means that — pending another appeal — Puget Sound Energy will soon continue its efforts on looping… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council narrows down finalists for vacant council position

In a weather-shortened City Council meeting on Monday night, the council revealed the eight finalists for the open council position recently vacated by newly-appointed state… Continue reading

East Bellevue homes told to boil water until further notice

More than 200 residents near Northeast Second Place and 172nd Place Northeast are being advised to boil their water until further notice. A water main… Continue reading

Newcastle faces crossroads in city funding

After causing a bit of a furor a few weeks ago with a letter to a local newspaper, Newcastle Mayor Rich Crispo wants to reassure… Continue reading

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 regarding the vacation of a city road on the Bellevue College campus. The… Continue reading