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Senate passes student-drafted legislation to encourage composting and recycling

Supporting student-led efforts to encourage composting and recycling in public schools, the Washington state Senate recently passed legislation to further enable the environmentally friendly practices.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2018

 

Bellevue, King County working to find solution to lack of Eastside pool

Cities, county hope to have decision by this year.

 

State’s first career female firefighter, retired Bellevue captain dies of cancer

The Bellevue Fire Department family announced on Wednesday the passing of one of its beloved members and a fire service pioneer, retired Captain Jeanette Woldseth.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2018

 

Affordable housing, mental health care among Bellevue’s greatest needs

Need for more affordable housing a top issue since 1980s.

Elderly lady drives onto pub roof | Bellevue Police Blotter

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  • Feb 21, 2018

Bellevue community remembers shooting victims

17 were killed in a high school shooting on Feb. 14.

Bellevue Eagle Scout improves Larsen Lake trail

Grayson Bourree was recognized for his Eagle Scout rank.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Bellevue man killed by street sweeper identified | Update

The driver is cooperating with investigators.

  • Feb 20, 2018

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donates $40,000 to Issaquah Food Clothing Bank

The funds will be used to help purchase a refrigerated delivery truck.

  • Feb 16, 2018
Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Racial slurs reported to police twice in past week | Bellevue Police Blotter

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  • Feb 15, 2018

Seattle Humane’s new facility houses more animals, cleaner environment

The $28.5 million facility is 57,000 square feet.

Special Election results: All 3 Bellevue School District levies passing

The first wave of results were released Feb. 13.

Bellevue police arrest 17-year-old suspect in gun store burglary, others

The Kent resident is suspected in robbery of Bothell marijuana store, theft of Renton handgun.

  • Feb 14, 2018

41st Legislative District Town Hall to take place Saturday

Rep. Tana Senn, Sen. Lisa Wellman and Rep. Judy Clibborn will be in attendance.

  • Feb 13, 2018

Bellevue police arrest man with ‘DIRTBAG’ license plate after death, weapons threats

The suspect punched an officer following the threats, which stemmed from road rage at a car wash.

  • Feb 13, 2018
Insite’s consumption room is set up like a series of voting booths, giving privacy to people using the facility while still allowing them to be monitored for overdoses. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Canadian facility offers answers on supervised consumption sites

As debate continues throughout the Eastside, Vancouver’s Insite sheds light on the real impact of giving people a place to safely take drugs.

Insite’s consumption room is set up like a series of voting booths, giving privacy to people using the facility while still allowing them to be monitored for overdoses. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Bellevue School Board appoints Sima Sarrafan to vacant seat

After interviewing four candidates for the vacant District 1 director position on Jan. 17, the Bellevue School Board voted to appoint lawyer and longtime community… Continue reading

City to host open house for transit-oriented development area

The city of Bellevue will host an open house on the East Main transit-oriented development area from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Bellevue City… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018