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Vehicle thief shoots airsoft pellets at victim | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Oct. 5 through 7. Courtesy of the Bellevue Beat Blog.

  • Oct 23, 2018
The Ride2 Eastgate shuttle service will operate in the 2-to 3-mile area joining Interstate 90, including Lake Hills, Factoria, Somerset and Lakemont neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Metro launches first ride-hailing application for on-demand shuttle service

King County Metro embraces mobile technology in order to provide costumers with convenient first-and last-mile service reliable transit.

The Ride2 Eastgate shuttle service will operate in the 2-to 3-mile area joining Interstate 90, including Lake Hills, Factoria, Somerset and Lakemont neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of King County.

Bellevue police chief Mylett exonerated following Bothell investigation

Mylett has been on paid administrative leave since August and has been reinstated.

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Allegations against former Bellevue officer dismissed

The assault, domestic violence and witness tampering charges were dismissed after new information.

Bellevue schools participate in nationwide Walk to School Day with BFD

Walk to School day promotes walking as an active, safe and healthy way to get around.

CEVO has retained or created 7,000 jobs

Bellevue Cultural and Economic Vitality Office reports 2018 progress to council.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Newport High hosts benefit Newport Ski and Snowboard Swap

Newport High School will host its 33rd annual Newport Ski and Snowboard Swap on Nov. 9-10. The event is the largest on the Eastside of… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2018

Former MIHS student competes for American Idol

World traveler to wrestling coach—Berrington’s path to American Idol.

Suspects heist merchandise, flee in U-Haul | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, courtesy of the Bellevue Beat Blog.

  • Oct 15, 2018
Mayor John Marchione urged all residents to “speak out against domestic violence and support LifeWire’s efforts to prevent and end domestic abuse,” on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of LifeWire.

Redmond mayor proclaims October as Domestic Violence Action Month

Andrew Farrell, a LifeWire board director, helps the city council proclaim Domestic Violence Action Month on Oct. 2.

Mayor John Marchione urged all residents to “speak out against domestic violence and support LifeWire’s efforts to prevent and end domestic abuse,” on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of LifeWire.

Bellevue completes citywide tree canopy assessment

The Bellevue city council heard the results of the latest citywide tree canopy assessment.

Student designs RFID system to enhance school safety; named top 30 finalist in STEM competition

Newport High School student is named among top young scientists in the country.

Bellevue trustee company settles with servicemembers

The company is being liquidated to repay active servicemembers who were illegally foreclosed on.

Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station wins Best Project award

The Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station has been recognized with a Best Project award.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise