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Congregations for the Homeless announce permanent shelter location

CFH have announced the final location of their permanent, year-round homeless shelter.

Bellevue College hosting Jan. 16 symposium on aging

Kevin Conley, a UW professor, will discuss “treatments beyond diet and exercise.”

  • Jan 10, 2019

King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes

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Several senior housing developments coming in Bellevue

Two projects are already under construction with more in the permitting pipeline.

Windstorm impacts linger into Monday

About 26,000 still without power in the region.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office
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Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

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Shoplifter threatens employee with box cutter | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Monday, Dec. 17

  • Jan 4, 2019

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

The Ghanaati family takes their daughter for a pony ride at the festival. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

The year in review

The top stories from 2018 recapped.

  • Dec 31, 2018
The Ghanaati family takes their daughter for a pony ride at the festival. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
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UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

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The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue also received a van from King County. BGCB President/CDO Ryan Scott, BGCB President/CEO Kathy Haggart, and members of the club receive van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. Courtesy of King County.

Three Eastside Organizations receive “retired” King County vans

Councilmember Claudia Balducci donates three vans to help each organization in its mission.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue also received a van from King County. BGCB President/CDO Ryan Scott, BGCB President/CEO Kathy Haggart, and members of the club receive van from Councilmember Claudia Balducci. Courtesy of King County.
Dr. David Stovall speaks to more than 100 Bellevue School District high school students about school versus education and how to be wary of those trying to manipulate them at the fourth annual BOOM Experience at Bellevue College. Madison Miller/staff photo.

BSD holds fourth annual BOOM Experience conference at Bellevue College

The annual conference hosted more than 300 male students in the Bellevue School District.

Dr. David Stovall speaks to more than 100 Bellevue School District high school students about school versus education and how to be wary of those trying to manipulate them at the fourth annual BOOM Experience at Bellevue College. Madison Miller/staff photo.
From left, Frannie Ronan, 9, and St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School principal Martine Romero pose with Mariner Moose on Dec. 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School nationally recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School

The Catholic school is the first and only elementary school in Washington state to be recognized.

From left, Frannie Ronan, 9, and St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School principal Martine Romero pose with Mariner Moose on Dec. 13. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Kirkland-based Higher Leaf acquires Green Theory locations in Bellevue

Recreational cannabis retailer Higher Leaf has announced the acquisition of Green Theory in Bellevue

Rising rat populations cost locals thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.