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Bellevue elementary students, parents encouraged to walk to school Oct. 4

Students, parents, and teachers at 10 Bellevue School District elementary schools will…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Juvenile threatens to kill police | Bellevue Police Blotter

Sept. 18 Water main break causes sink hole: At 12:53 a.m. in…

  • Sep 28th, 2017

Bellevue City Council candidates talk transportation, affordable housing at forum

Bellevue City Council candidates shared their ideas on traffic, affordable housing and…

Environmental groups protest Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy

About 50 environmentalists stormed Puget Sound Energy headquarters in Bellevue Thursday. The…

WIAA lifts postseason ban to Bellevue High School football program

The Executive Board of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) voted Monday…

  • Sep 25th, 2017

King County Sheriff candidates debate discipline, management

“Accountability” was the buzzword of the day as King County Sheriff candidates…

Legislators discuss education funding, Hirst decision and traffic for next session

A coalition of 10 Chambers of Commerce invited legislators from eight area districts to talk about the outcomes of the last legislative session, and to look at what’s ahead.

  • Sep 23rd, 2017

Russian hackers targeted Washington election systems, Homeland Security confirms

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said when her office discovered suspicious…

Members of Congress, Dreamers call out Trump administration’s end of DACA at Bellevue event

Four members of Congress stood up on Thursday to let President Donald…

State Legislature candidates square off at debate

Candidates from the 45th and 48th Washington state legislative districts met Monday…

Police nab car thieves in Clyde Hill area | Bellevue Police Blotter

Sept. 11 Security confronts burglar: At 2:34 a.m. in the 4100 block…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

National Merit Scholarship Corporation announces 55 Bellevue students as semifinalists

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Local women travel to Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon

With so much hardship around the world, Esther Filip, and Bellevue residents…

Sammamish High School’s grand opening scheduled for Sept. 29

Sammamish High School welcomes the community to join in a grand opening…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

Cheng discusses importance of “I” and “We” cultures at Bellevue-based Cultural Conversations

Spring Cheng was caught between two cultures. One was the “We” culture…

Man Pleads Guilty to ‘Reckless Burning’ of Bellevue’s Islamic Center of the Eastside

The Center will hold a meeting next week to discuss reconstruction efforts.

Man pleads guilty to ‘reckless burning’ of Bellevue’s Islamic Center of the Eastside

A homeless man charged with burning down the Eastside’s largest mosque pleaded…

Police, SWAT arrest Bellevue man with gun powder after preparing for neighborhood evacuation

A Bellevue man who was recently released from a two-week involuntary committal…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Eastside mayors talk affordable housing, opioid epidemic and other challenges

Some might think traffic would be the focal point in a discussion…

Swastika, KKK graffiti marked in Bellevue | Bellevue Police Blotter

Sept. 4 Shopping cart fire at park: At 7:38 a.m. in the…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Eastside Bike Share Vendor Fair Sept. 27

The city of Bellevue is exploring the public’s interest in privately run…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Bellevue City Council to adopt updated downtown land use code as early as October

The Bellevue City Council held its fourth study session on the Downtown…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Bellevue students protected as federal government seeks end of DACA

Dreamers are welcome at Bellevue schools, officials said last week. Following the…

Bellevue police arrest 4 in purse theft

Bellevue police arrested four suspected purse thieves on Monday. The theft occurred…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

King County Council discusses changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was…

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donates $20,000 to Kindering

The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donated $20,000 to Kindering Friday morning. Kindering…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Bellevue is plugged in to National Drive Electric Week with Sept. 11 event

The public is invited to celebrate the benefits of plug-in electric vehicles…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Woman arrested after assaulting elderly mother | Bellevue Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Bellevue arts, businesses and civic leaders invited to Creative Edge workshop

Bellevue city staff presented a report on “Creative Edge” at the Bellevue…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Two Bellevue High School students charged with burglary

Prosecutors recently charged two Bellevue High School students with burglary, among other…

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Bellevue girl’s anti-bully video sparks Backdown Bully movement

This time last year, Nasir Andrews was beginning third grade at Ardmore…

Tip leads to large-scale marijuana grow bust in Newcastle

Tip leads to large-scale marijuana grow op

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Police arrest suspects who made racial slurs, assaulted man | Bellevue Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

City imposes traffic restrictions in west Bellevue during East Link construction

With East Link light rail construction on Bellevue Way and 112th Avenue…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Bellevue-based Seattle Humane animal shelter to accept 47 more pets from Texas

Seattle Humane is taking in 47 more pets, mostly cats, from animal…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Bellevue police searching for 16-year-old suspect in car theft

Bellevue police blocked off roads in Downtown Bellevue Tuesday as they searched…

Bellevue High School football coaches, parents, students criticize school board over PERC ruling

Following news that the Public Employment Relations Commission found the Bellevue School…

Regional wildfire smoke smell and ash reach the Eastside

Regional wildfires such as the Jolly Mountain and Norse Peak fires paired…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Bellevue police arrest more than 100 in undercover prostitution sting

Investigators with the Bellevue Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Office…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Bellevue’s fire chief to retire at end of September

After more than 38 years of dedicated service to the fire service…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

City of Bellevue to preview proposed Northeast Bellevue neighborhood enhancement projects

Northeast Bellevue residents will have the opportunity to preview Neighborhood Enhancement Program…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Bellevue School Board adopts $301.5 million budget

The Bellevue School District’s Board approved a $301.5 million budget for the…

Bellevue-based Seattle Humane animal shelter receives first truckload of dogs affected by Texas hurricane

The Seattle Humane animal shelter, located in Bellevue, received two truckloads of…

Bellevue restaurant owner pleads guilty in first-of-its-kind criminal sales tax case

A Bellevue restaurant owner pleaded guilty Wednesday in a criminal tax theft…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Bellevue woman killed by semi truck on State Route 202

A Bellevue woman was killed near Redmond Tuesday afternoon. According to Washington…

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from…

Bellevue students back on the road Thursday for first day of school

Students in the Bellevue School District head back to class on Thursday,…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

New pathway makes it easier for Bellevue College nursing students to get their BSN

Nursing students choosing to continue their studies beyond the associate degree level…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Bellevue High School to appeal WIAA ban on football post-season play

The Bellevue School District recently announced they will back Bellevue High School’s…

Landowner proposes Washington Technology University campus in Bellevue

A North Bend landowner is seeking to create a Washington Technology University…

  • Aug 26th, 2017