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Governor rolls out carbon tax proposal and Republicans balk

By Josh Kelety WNPA Olympia News Bureau Gov. Jay Inslee rolled out his most recent proposal to tax carbon emissions across the state of Washington.… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018
Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon

Eastside Audubon provides an active community for birders

The organization will host its next Juanita Bay Park tour on Sunday.

Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May. Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon

Enatai Elementary to celebrate turning 65 at Bellevue event

The Feb. 6 event will be a journey back when Enatai opened its doors in 1953.

  • Jan 9, 2018

Tenant dies in Bellevue apartment fire

Discarded smoking materials to blame

  • Jan 8, 2018

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Eastside legislators met to discuss issues at annual breakfast

One hospitalized in Bellevue apartment fire

One tenant was injured in an apartment fire on Friday. Bellevue firefighters were dispatched at 5:41 a.m. to the fire at a south Bellevue apartment… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2018
Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Eastside Muslim Safety Forum brings awareness to cultural understanding, crime prevention

Police officers around the Eastside gather with community in Bellevue

Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Despite new majority, state Democrats won’t scramble for a capital gains tax

Democrats point to short session that makes push for tax to fund public education less likely.

  • Jan 5, 2018

Bellevue conductor injured in fatal derailment sues Amtrak, others

Conductor was riding in lead locomotive when trained flew off track onto I-5.

I-405 night closures in Bellevue on Jan. 8–9

Overnight HOV/express toll lane closures have been rescheduled to Jan. 8. In preparation for construction of the elevated light rail structure across Interstate 405, Sound… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018

Traffic impact: Coal Creek Parkway lane closes for 5 weeks

Work to collect soil samples along the proposed alignment for a King County replacement sewer line near Coal Creek Parkway will require temporary travel lane… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018

Bellevue GYMGUYZ owner shares personal story of health

Stacy Edwards had been in sales for 12 years when a series of events told him he needed to get back into the fitness industry.… Continue reading

Police chase, catch car thief | Bellevue Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog:

  • Jan 3, 2018

Bellevue to host two Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, Jan. 15.

  • Jan 3, 2018

Bellevue City Council elects John Chelminiak as mayor

Councilmember Lynne Robinson becomes deputy mayor

9 ill after potential norovirus outbreak at Bellevue restaurant

Investigators observed violations related to improper hot and cold holding of foods

  • Jan 2, 2018

Bellevue neighborhood to receive $350,000 in city funds

Neighborhood Enhancement Program to benefit Bridle Trails area

  • Jan 2, 2018

New park-and-ride option in south Bellevue to serve 50 vehicles

An additional temporary park-and-ride lot is now available in south Bellevue. The new lot, 1212 104th Ave. SE, will provide parking for up to 50… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

Registration open for Bellevue’s spring 2018 Community Police Academy

The Bellevue Police Department opened online registration for the spring 2018 Community Police Academy on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The Community Police Academy is a 12-week… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018

$10,000 reward for information on 70-firearm robbery of Bellevue’s West Coast Armory

Four semiautomatic rifles were among those taken

  • Jan 2, 2018