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Congregations for the Homeless raise more than $600,000 for shelter improvements

The effort to provide improvements to homeless shelter services in Bellevue has made big process.

Housing committee forms to implement affordable housing recommendations

The Affordable Housing Committee is made up of government and private organizations in King County.

Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Tensions run high at Renton library over Drag Queen Story Hour

Supporters and protesters traded chants at June 27 event.

Attendees of the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Fairwood Library exit the event. A walkway was held open for them by supporters while protesters held signs condemning the event behind them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Bellevue will improve recreation options for people with disabilities

City and parks department is working with parents on accessibility.

Among 9 other candidates, Inslee gets his 6 minutes of fame

Here’s what the governor, a longshot presidential candidate, said in Miami Wednesday night.

  • Jun 27, 2019
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King County examines gun violence trends

Nearly 77 percent of shooting victims so far this year in county have been people of color.

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Two arrested in connection to Crossroads shooting

Suspects are both from Bellevue.

  • Jun 26, 2019
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Buckle up for another smoky summer

Wildfires in Washington will likely roar back this year and into the future.

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In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Report: Fewer refugees settling in U.S. and Washington state

Admissions are on pace to only reach around one-fifth of their limit in 2019.

In this file photo, marchers make their way from Trinity Episcopal Church in Everett on Feb. 26, 2017. Muslim refugees’ admissions into the U.S. have declined by 85 percent since the Trump administration came into power in 2017, according to the International Rescue Committee. Sound Publishing file photo

Sunday shootings: One at park, another hits an occupied home

Two were injured at Crossroads park incident.

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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.

Performing Arts Center Eastside is becoming closer to a reality

A new CEO and team are reviving the dream of creating a 21st century cultural arts hub to the Eastside.

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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.

Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

The Bellevue Sister Cities Association will welcome a delegation from Yao, Japan this November.

A homeless encampment in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

Why is Bellevue taking so long to finish its shelter?

Bellevue made a commitment in 2012, but its shelter won’t have a permanent site until 2022.

A homeless encampment in Bellevue. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Police Department
A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

City aims to preserve affordable housing unit

Bellevue plans to purchase an affordable housing condo unit to save it from foreclosure on June 30.

What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

Bellevue council plans to approve county EMS levy for the November ballot

Bellevue council will vote on bringing the King County EMS levy to voters’ ballots this November.

  • Jun 17, 2019

30Bellevue offically opened for low-income individuals and families

The project was created through a partnership between Imagine Housing and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.