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Bellevue Aquatic Center invites community to celebrate 20 years on Saturday

Since the city of Bellevue acquired the Bellevue Aquatic Center from King…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Bellevue Arts Museum’s ‘Searching for Home’ exhibit set to open

This fall, Bellevue Arts Museum will present “Searching for Home,” the first…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

Shaolin Kung Fu performance packs Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue

With kinetic motions, hard percussive strikes and sweeping kicks, the Seattle Shaolin…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

 

Community invited to pick apples, make cider in Bellevue

Orchard Gardens at Holy Cross Lutheran will host a Community Apple Cider…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Bellevue celebrates Welcoming Week

The city of Bellevue, Bellevue College and even the Bellevue Family YMCA…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Puget Sound housing market hits new summer sales record

Puget Sound housing market hits new summer sales record

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Bellevue Fashion Week coming Sept. 20-24

Red on red, velvet, leather, chic folklore and Americana. These are just…

Bellevue community invited to Shaolin Kung Fu performance

More than 15 Kung Fu Shaolin masters from both China and beyond…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Bellevue Kiwanis sponsors Texas Hold’em/Blackjack Tournament

Through the brainchild of a local dentist within the Bellevue Kiwanis group,…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Bellevue doctor: Binge eating disorder can’t be treated alone

Normal binge eating: Drinking beer, snacking on chips, eating hot dogs, maybe…

Hundreds show support for police during annual Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue parade

“Let’s go, Bellevue” rang down 100th Avenue Northeast on Tuesday. Children holding…

Boys & Girls Club annual kids parade to ‘Support the Blue’ Tuesday

About 250 summer campers, staff from the Boys & Girls Clubs of…

  • Aug 21st, 2017

Hundreds view total solar eclipse in Downtown Bellevue | Photos

Hundreds of spectators flocked to Downtown Bellevue to view The Great American…

Find out where to watch the total solar eclipse in Bellevue

Most in Bellevue will be working as a total solar eclipse passes…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Girlstart inspires next generation of women STEM professionals with innovative summer camp

For the eighth straight year, Girlstart brought its nationally-recognized, award-winning STEM (science,…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Sherilyn Fenn of ‘Twin Peaks’ visits Bellevue College

Actress of “Twin Peaks,” Sherilyn Fenn visited Bellevue College to lead an…

Bellevue celebrates the arts | Photos

The Bellevue Arts Museum’s ARTSfair was bustling with the Bellevue community on…

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Aubrey’s Art Corner honors late artist at Bellevue Festival of the Arts

Bellevue Festival of the Arts co-coordinator Charlie Russell faced a tough loss…

Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair to feature 300 artists this weekend

The Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair will celebrate 71 years this weekend. From…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

6th Street Fair to feature sculptures, jewelry and home décor this weekend

The 6th Street Fair will feature more than 100 artists in an…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Josh Gannis joins Eastside Heritage Center as new executive director

The Eastside Heritage Center recently announced the hire of Josh Gannis as…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

North Bend teen maps biking trail in Jordan

Setting up camp overlooking a canyon in Jordan was the last place…

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Bellevue’s Neiman Marcus, locals predict pattern-mixing, texture will shake up Puget Sound fashion this spring

Of all the fashion trends coming into season, bold mixtures of stripes,…

PHOTOS | Snow days in Bellevue

Thousands of kids filled Bellevue’s parks, their cul-de-sacs and driveways to play…

PHOTOS | New KidsQuest Museum opens in Downtown Bellevue

Children from across the Eastside clamoured to play with the toys and…

‘Colors of My World’ exhibit features local artist with disabilities

Bellevue artist David Baker has been making art for as long as…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Newport High Drama’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ opens in Bellevue Friday

Newport High School’s drama program is bringing “Guys and Dolls” to the…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

Tips for staying safe amid record cold temperatures

Temperatures in the Seattle area are expected to hover near freezing until…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

UPDATE | Sammamish High School fundraiser cancelled

Sammamish High School is holding a one-of-its-kind fundraiser on Jan. 21 to…

  • Jan 12th, 2017

The Bellevue Reporter’s year in review: 2016

The last 12 months were busy for government officials, students, homeowners, fire…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Bellevue Reporter’s top 10 most popular online stories of 2016

1. “Bellevue restaurants Din Tai Fung, Burgermaster receive unsatisfactory health inspections” *…

  • Dec 28th, 2016

Ice skating smiles in Bellevue

The Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena opened to the public on Nov.…

Bellevue Fire Dept., family send memorial for fallen firefighter to Rose Parade

Two years ago, around 150 Bellevue firefighters lined the halls of Virginia…

Variety Plus Theater presents ‘Trial of Goldilocks’ in Bellevue

Variety Plus Theater presents an original family musical production of the “Trial…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Historic WWI flag sewn by Bellevue women conserved for future generations

A project like this doesn’t come along very often for art restoration…

Bellevue veterans sell poppies for Veteran’s Day fundraiser

Between Nov. 10 and 13, veterans and volunteers will be selling poppy…

  • Nov 10th, 2016

Elect to laugh with Will Durst in Bellevue

Join Drinking Liberally for this special benefit performance of Will Durst's Elect To Laugh stand-up comedy show, from 8-10 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the Parlor Live Comedy Club in Bellevue.

  • Oct 9th, 2016

Bellevue on the big screen

A little bit of Bellevue was transplanted into the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada for the recent finale of the annual film festival extravaganza.

  • Oct 8th, 2016

All-new ballet score reinvents classic tale of love in Bellevue production

The region's oldest ballet company is taking on "Romeo and Juliet," the classic tale of love, family strife and grief with a cast of local dancers and a new score — one of the first to be produced for the play in decades.

‘American Pickers’ seeks interesting antiques, stories

The History Channel series "American Pickers" is coming to Washington to film episodes in September, and its hosts — Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and co. — are looking for people with unique antique collections and interesting stories behind them.

  • Aug 18th, 2016

Bellevue arts fair celebrates 70th year | Festival will take over downtown Friday through Sunday

This Friday through Sunday will mark the 70th anniversary of Bellevue's original arts fair, which has multiplied to three events and become one of the city's biggest draws.

  • Jul 27th, 2016

Reboot your wardrobe

The Bellevue Collection’s TechStyle Look Book features fresh trends to reboot your wardrobe for Spring. Highlighting spring as a time for renewal, the trends pop with color, shape and pattern.

  • Apr 28th, 2016

5 questions to ask your cosmetic surgeon | Guest Column

As techniques become ever more state-of-the-art, cosmetic or “plastic” surgery these days is less invasive and more affordable than ever before.

Lifelong heart health requires awareness, commitment and action | Heart Health

As a cardiologist, I diagnose and treat heart disease — our country’s leading cause of death — across a broad spectrum of patients

“Forbidden Fruit” porcelain show celebrates 18th century with modern twist

Chris Antemann respects certain aspects of the past. This doesn't prevent her from turning it on its head.

Not the same old Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah, an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, has become one of the best known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music.

  • Nov 26th, 2015

Vegans descend on Bellevue | Food crawlers explore Eastside options for meatless dining

A swarm of people in bright green T-shirts filled the main room of the 520 Bar and Grill in the Old Bellevue neighborhood with noise. Some were longtime vegans, while a few were carnivores looking to try something new. Altogether, the group was participating in the first Vegan Food Crawl, organized by Bellevue-based health coach and blogger Kirstin Wuhrman.

A jury of their peers | Teen arts council chooses 20 talented teens for exhibit

Teens from across Bellevue not only submitted pieces to the Bellevue Arts Museum’s annual “20 Under 20” exhibit, they took on the challenge of judging the works and curating the exhibit.

Artist Nathan Vincent returns to battle at the Bellevue Arts Museum | ‘Let’s Play War!’ open through Oct. 18

Though they move every night, shifting position and rising from the dead, the toy soldiers at the Bellevue Arts Museum are not alive — at least not anywhere beside the mind of their creator, New York-based artist Nathan Vincent.

Skate King to bid farewell after 40 years

After 40 years of providing entertainment in the city of Bellevue, Skate King management announced last month that the roller rink will be closing on June 30th. Around 500 people strapped on skates on May 30 to celebrate and remember the rink during an after hours farewell skate party.