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Hundreds view total solar eclipse in Downtown Bellevue | Photos

Hundreds of spectators flocked to Downtown Bellevue to view The Great American Eclipse on Monday. The total solar eclipse could be seen across the United… Continue reading

Find out where to watch the total solar eclipse in Bellevue

Most in Bellevue will be working as a total solar eclipse passes through the sky on Monday. But the lucky few who can take an… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 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, technology, engineering and math) education programming, via the Girlstart “to-Go” program, to various… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Sherilyn Fenn of ‘Twin Peaks’ visits Bellevue College

Actress of “Twin Peaks,” Sherilyn Fenn visited Bellevue College to lead an acting class and a Q&A session on July 31. Assistant English professor, Dr.… Continue reading

Bellevue celebrates the arts | Photos

The Bellevue Arts Museum’s ARTSfair was bustling with the Bellevue community on Friday, July 28. The ARTSfair was one of three fairs dedicated to celebrating… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 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 when his best friend recently died of breast cancer. But as a way… Continue reading

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

The 6th Street Fair will feature more than 100 artists in an open-air showcase this weekend. As part of the Bellevue annual art celebration, fair-goers… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair to feature 300 artists this weekend

The Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair will celebrate 71 years this weekend. From July 28-30, the event will showcase handmade crafts and art from more than… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Josh Gannis joins Eastside Heritage Center as new executive director

The Eastside Heritage Center recently announced the hire of Josh Gannis as its new executive director. With a start date of Aug. 2, Gannis will… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

North Bend teen maps biking trail in Jordan

Setting up camp overlooking a canyon in Jordan was the last place Jack Mandelkorn, 15, thought he would be during his week off of school.… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 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, ruffles and layering are at the top of the list. “A little bit… Continue reading

PHOTOS | Snow days in Bellevue

Thousands of kids filled Bellevue’s parks, their cul-de-sacs and driveways to play in the snow after classes were cancelled Monday and Tuesday. The Bellevue School… Continue reading

PHOTOS | New KidsQuest Museum opens in Downtown Bellevue

Children from across the Eastside clamoured to play with the toys and interactive exhibits at the new KidsQuest Children’s Museum location on 108th Avenue Northeast… Continue reading

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

Bellevue artist David Baker has been making art for as long as he can remember. “I couldn’t compete with my classmates on many levels,” Baker,… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2017

UPDATE | Sammamish High School fundraiser cancelled

Sammamish High School is holding a one-of-its-kind fundraiser on Jan. 21 to benefit the school’s Booster Club and enrich the community. Classical and jazz musician… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 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 Newport stage for the first time ever on Friday. “Guys and Dolls” features… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2017

Tips for staying safe amid record cold temperatures

Temperatures in the Seattle area are expected to hover near freezing until Friday, a serious health hazard for the elderly. Hypothermia occurs when the core… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2017

The Bellevue Reporter’s year in review: 2016

The last 12 months were busy for government officials, students, homeowners, fire and police crews, business owners and other citizens — it was also a… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2016

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

1. “Bellevue restaurants Din Tai Fung, Burgermaster receive unsatisfactory health inspections” * 2. “Bellevue Police respond to 911 calls of screaming in park, discover 100+… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2016

Ice skating smiles in Bellevue

The Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena opened to the public on Nov. 25. This year, the rink is at a temporary location in Ashwood Park,… Continue reading