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Stokes lands large lead over Zhang in first count

Bellevue City Council results.

  • Nov 5, 2019
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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Conversation around potential aquatic center continues at Bellevue City Council study session

Interest in the facility was recently renewed after progress was cut short about a decade ago.

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County council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county could ask voters to approve a levy lid lift to help fund roads.

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Newcastle blaze still smoldering, trail reopened

Bellevue FD responded to the brush fire in late September

  • Nov 2, 2019
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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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                                The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park.

Eastside Halloween roundup

Family-friendly seasonal events throughout the Eastside.

  • Oct 25, 2019
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                                The Island’s third Pumpkin Walk is set for Oct. 27 at Luther Burbank Park.
The fire department had to cut the roof off the rolled vehicle to extract the driver. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

One car rolls over after collision

Drivers received minor injuries.

The fire department had to cut the roof off the rolled vehicle to extract the driver. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

Protected bike lanes in Bellevue encourage people to ride more

City reports more safety and efficiency.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.

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                                From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu.

Contention around the Eastside Energy project continues

CENSE is challenging the hearing examiner’s approval of the project’s south segment.

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                                From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu.
Bellevue Police investigators collect evidence April 3 after a body was found in the Goldsmith Neighborhood Park. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Executive Constantine, Bellevue PD respond to ICE accusations

State law prohibits jails from complying with federal immigration hold requests.

Bellevue Police investigators collect evidence April 3 after a body was found in the Goldsmith Neighborhood Park. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Hungry person cooks potato in a tree stump | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 15-20.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Why were Republic Services workers in Washington striking this month?

Why workers were picketing earlier this October

Flying Fish: Lake Sammamish kokanee move to Orcas Island

It’s part of a program to preserve the unique freshwater salmon species.

Bellevue police will now carry Narcan to help reverse opioid overdose

Opioid overdoses remain on the rise in the region.

  • Oct 21, 2019