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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.

Two Eastside friends develop a service provider application

Amin Shaykho and Marwan El-Rukby develop a local startup called Kadama.

Jackson Galaxy, host of “My Cat from Hell” transfers 150 cats from California to shelters in Washington

Jackson Galaxy helps transfer 30 cats to Seattle Humane on Sept. 28.

Indian-American groups celebrate Gandhi’s 150th birthday at Bellevue Library

Indian-American groups and city representatives celebrated of Gandhi’s 150th birthday on Oct. 2.

Amy Rose’s final coaching gig with the men of Northwest Sound Men’s Chorus at the Evergreen District Contest. Photo courtesy of Northwest Sound’s Facebook.

Sing Sing Singing their way to the top

Bellevue a cappella chorus featured in The Harmonizer magazine for their innovative work.

Amy Rose’s final coaching gig with the men of Northwest Sound Men’s Chorus at the Evergreen District Contest. Photo courtesy of Northwest Sound’s Facebook.
Assistant teacher, Ms. Jyoti prompts questions for the preschoolers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Goddard School holds 11th annual preschooler-approved toy test

Children at Goddard School test toys for top 10 list.

Assistant teacher, Ms. Jyoti prompts questions for the preschoolers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Student designs RFID system to enhance school safety; named top 30 finalist in STEM competition

Newport High School student is named among top young scientists in the country.

KidsQuest receives $733,000 from King County Council

KidsQuest Children’s Museum has been awarded $733,000 in a donation from the King County Council.

Fall into Wellness | Healthy Living

Steps to take right now rather than waiting for the new year

  • Oct 11, 2018
Bellevue Police K-9 Jack, shown here with his handler Officer Tim Stoutt, served the residents of Bellevue for more than seven years. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue police honor K-9 who served seven years

Jack, the retired K-9, passed away on Sept. 20, four years into his retirement.

Bellevue Police K-9 Jack, shown here with his handler Officer Tim Stoutt, served the residents of Bellevue for more than seven years. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Cirque du Soleil dazzles audience with new ‘VOLTA’ show

‘VOLTA’ introduces electronic music and BMX biking to tell story with universal theme.

Welcoming Week brings together community for education and conversation

Eastside cities are joining the regional Welcoming Week program to support their diverse communties.