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New Year resolution: Love yourself

Love yourself in 2019 and watch the positive changes.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Bellevue Botanial Garden brings in 80,000 people for 24th annual Garden d’Lights

As the new year begins, the Bellevue Botanical Society wraps up its 24th annual Garden d’Lights season after bringing in more than 80,000 visitors. Garden… Continue reading

On Nov. 18, Neha Krishna of Bellevue won the Washington State Ms. Asia pageant held at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Washington. Courtesy of Neha Krishna

Resident takes home the Washington State Ms. Asia crown

Neha Krishna wins the Ms. Asia pageant on Nov. 18.

On Nov. 18, Neha Krishna of Bellevue won the Washington State Ms. Asia pageant held at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Washington. Courtesy of Neha Krishna

Bellevue Fire Foundation collecting toys and food

The Bellevue Firefighters Community Support Foundation is hosting a toy and food drive through Dec. 10. Donations will be accepted at all Bellevue fire stations… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2018
Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos

Snowflake Lane opens its 17th year with new attraction

Locals will be able to help create the snow that falls during each nightly parade.

Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos
During the week of Nov. 12-19, community members filled shoeboxes with school supplies, toys and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Eastside churches and schools participate in global Christmas project

National Collection Week for operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts were collected Nov. 12-19.

During the week of Nov. 12-19, community members filled shoeboxes with school supplies, toys and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Newport student wins first place technology prize at Broadcom MASTERS

Lui designed an RFID system to enhance school safety; wins top technology prize in competition.

Bellevue resident Evelyn Clark was crowned Miss Washington USA 2019 on Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of Miss Washington USA.

Bellevue resident is named Miss Washington USA 2019

Evelyn Clark is crowned Miss Washington USA on Nov. 4.

Bellevue resident Evelyn Clark was crowned Miss Washington USA 2019 on Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of Miss Washington USA.

Now is best time to talk to kids about vaping

Gregory Maddox, MD, a primary care physician with Overlake, talks about e-cigarette dangers.

  • Nov 20, 2018

OPINION: KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

Column by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

  • Nov 12, 2018
Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes ARCH’S Arthur Sullivan

Executive director of A Regional Coalition for Housing retires after three decades.

Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

GoFundMe gets Gandhi replacement glasses

More than $1,500 was raised to repair the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Bellevue Library.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

Campaign for Equal Justice hosts third annual Bellevue Wine and Justice fundraiser

More than 80 people attended the third annual Wine and Justice event at Cast Iron Studios in Bellevue on Oct. 25.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

LifeSpring uncorks more than half a million dollars

Bellevue auction and benefit sees success.

  • Nov 2, 2018

South Bellevue Community Center hosts eighth annual Great Pumpkin Race

Pumpkins were raced down the hill for prizes before a Halloween-themed carnival.

Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.

Habitat townhome provides stability

Bellevue family facing serious health and housing challenges receive home

  • Nov 1, 2018
Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
                                 Ashton, 13, Chloe, 11, Cameron, 15, and their mother Joanne Wilson pose for a photo in front of their Habitat for Humanity townhome in Bellevue. Photo by Jose Perez.
The Ride2 Eastgate shuttle service will operate in the 2-to 3-mile area joining Interstate 90, including Lake Hills, Factoria, Somerset and Lakemont neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Metro launches first ride-hailing application for on-demand shuttle service

King County Metro embraces mobile technology in order to provide costumers with convenient first-and last-mile service reliable transit.

The Ride2 Eastgate shuttle service will operate in the 2-to 3-mile area joining Interstate 90, including Lake Hills, Factoria, Somerset and Lakemont neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of King County.

Bellevue Fire Department welcomes community at the annual open house

The Bellevue Fire Department once again held their annual open house event on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Bellevue schools participate in nationwide Walk to School Day with BFD

Walk to School day promotes walking as an active, safe and healthy way to get around.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kindering raises more than $330,000 at annual luncheon

Kindering CEO retires after 40 years at the helm.

Keynote speaker Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Microsoft’s Chief Accessibility Officer, spoke of creating technologies, workplaces, and communities that celebrate and harness the power of people of all abilities, and how she has found strength through her own disability. Madison Miller/staff photo.