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Bellevue police arrest Chase Bank robbery suspect

The suspect is a 24-year-old Seattle woman.

  • Apr 12, 2018
The Bellevue Police bicycle unit is featured on the cover of the department’s 2017 annual report. Courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Department releases annual report

The full report is available on the police department’s website.

  • Apr 12, 2018
The Bellevue Police bicycle unit is featured on the cover of the department’s 2017 annual report. Courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Judge rules in Bellevue School District’s favor in former football coach’s defamation lawsuit

Former coach Patrick Jones claimed the district inaccurately reported he violated WIAA rule.

Suspect throws yogurt at three people and walks into traffic | Police blotter for April 6-9

This is not a comprehensive list of incidents in Bellevue.

  • Apr 11, 2018
I-405 express toll lanes in operation at Kirkland. Courtest of WSDOT

Toll lane expansion could begin in 2019

An environmental assessment on expanding toll lanes on I-405 near Bellevue has been released.

I-405 express toll lanes in operation at Kirkland. Courtest of WSDOT

Deadly EHV horse virus detected again in King County stable

New case at Woodinville stable has Eastside equestrian community working together to ensure virus does not spread to other stables.

Bellevue city council hold workshop to begin 2019-2020 budget

The city manager will present the budget to the council in October.

Bellevue aims to clarify land use code for year-round homeless shelters

After seeking community input, the city hopes to have new regulations approved this summer.

Weichert, Realtors to host free Document Shredding Day

The free event will take place on April 21 for locals to discard sensitive documents.

  • Apr 9, 2018

Rep. DelBene hosts housing roundtable

Participants say inter-government coordination, expanded tax credit are needed.

Construction underway at Sound Transit facility in Bellevue

A groundbreaking ceremony for a light rail maintenance facility was held on April 4.

Former Sen. Rodney Tom announces campaign for state senate

Rodney will run for 48th district senator after not seeking reelection in 2014.

  • Apr 6, 2018

Bellevue detective under review for alleged inaction on hate crime

A homeless white man has since been charged with yelling racist slurs.

United Way of King County helps locals file taxes

The organization’s Free Tax Preparation campaign will run until April 19.

  • Apr 6, 2018
Photo by SounderBruce/Wikimedia

Homeless riders rack up RapidRide fare fines

A recent report shows that they make up a quarter of all recent citations. Metro says that it will review its system to account for bus riders who can not pay.

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikimedia

Bellevue designated ‘Citizen-Engaged Community’

The Public Technology Institute awarded the designation for Bellevue’s “Service First” model.

  • Apr 5, 2018

Recycled material guidelines impact Bellevue

The city gives an overview of how China’s recent strict guidelines impacts Bellevue.

  • Apr 5, 2018
Map of construction area courtesy of the Sound Transit

112th Ave. Southeast will close for weekend construction

The closures will take place on April 7 through 8 and April 14 through 15.

  • Apr 5, 2018
Map of construction area courtesy of the Sound Transit

Bellevue man charged in mosque fire lit toilet paper to start the flames

Suspect was previously convicted of ‘slashing a victim with a knife.’

Balducci selected as vice chair of King County Council

King County Council member Claudia Balducci will also lead the new Mobility Committee.

  • Apr 5, 2018