News

Bellevue School District to host community forum following board meeting Tuesday night

The Bellevue School District will host a community forum Tuesday night. To enhance communication and the exchange of ideas with the district stakeholders, the school… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

Bellevue City Council permanently bans safe injection sites for illegal drugs

The Bellevue City Council unanimously voted to permanently ban safe injection sites for illegal drugs at a council meeting Monday. The permanent ban will go… Continue reading

Betsy DeVos’ Bellevue visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… Continue reading

Bellevue can expect upcoming rain, storms

Rain and windy conditions are expected to arrive Monday night and Tuesday in Bellevue and the surrounding area, city officials announced Monday. According to the… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Man sentenced to 14 months for Islamic Center of Eastside fire

The man responsible for burning down the Islamic Center of the Eastside was sentenced to 14 months in prison Friday. King County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

Puget Sound Energy Foundation donates $250,000 to Food Lifeline, Bellevue Presbyterian Church

The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has helped to install high-capacity generators at two locations that are preparing for disaster relief in Western Washington. Bellevue Presbyterian… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donates $5,000 to Special Olympics Washington

The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club presented a $5,000 donation to the Special Olympics Washington Friday morning at the Glendale Country Club. Earlier this year, the… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

The Basics of Historical Research workshop in Bellevue Oct. 14

The Washington State Archives’ Puget Sound Regional Branch in Bellevue is hosting a free workshop, called The Basics of Historical Research, on Oct. 14. From… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Bellevue-based The Sophia Way receives ‘retired’ van from County Councilmember Balducci

Last week, The Sophia Way, a nonprofit organization helping homeless adult women based in Bellevue, received a “retired” King County van from King County Councilmember… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Global Citizen Year alumna, Interlake High grad returns to Ecuador

By Jon Ladd Bellevue Reporter Intern When Bellevue native Madeline Lisaius mentions the people she has lived with during her stays in Ecuador, she does… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

Serial Macy’s thief arrested | Bellevue Police Blotter

Oct. 2 Drunk trespassed: At 1:14 a.m. in the 3700 block of Factoria Blvd. SE, bar security called 911 on an intoxicated patron, who was… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2017

Eastside senatorial candidates weigh in on immigrant hate speech and crime

Eastside senatorial candidates spoke about hate crimes against the immigrant community last Thursday and what they would do to help put an end to it.… Continue reading

Counter-rallies planned for Betsy DeVos’ visit to Bellevue

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is coming to Bellevue Friday. And her anticipated presence has sparked hundreds to plan their protest on Facebook. Approximately… Continue reading

48th District legislator McBride recognized for affordable housing advocacy

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has honored 48th District Rep. Joan McBride as “Friends of Housing” for her work to create, support and advocate… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Betsy DeVos visit: Portion of Bellevue Way Northeast to close Friday

The city of Bellevue recently announced the partial closure of Bellevue Way Northeast on Friday. The public is advised to allow for extra time to… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2017

Bellevue School Board candidates discuss growth, transparency at forum Monday

Bellevue School Board candidates weighed in on the district’s growth, transparency and even its Dreamer students at a forum on Monday. Candidate Erica Melief for… Continue reading

Bellevue Schools Foundation to host school board candidates forum Monday

The Bellevue Schools Foundation will host a Bellevue School Board candidate forum Monday. From 12-1 p.m., Bellevue School Board candidates for the Nov. 7 general… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Youth Institute program teaches students valuable technical skills, instills confidence

Eastside students ages 14-17 have the opportunity to learn relative technical skills while creating their own video and magazine. The work is part of a… Continue reading

Bridle Trails Community Club to host Bellevue City Council candidates forum

The Bridle Trails Community Club will hold an evening forum for residents to meet the Bellevue City Council candidates. The community is invited to attend… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2017

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading