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Slatter resigns from Bellevue City Council as she takes 48th District seat

After a whirlwind week of legislative positions opening up and being filled,…

Family of slain Bellevue woman suing Department of Corrections

The parents of a Bellevue woman who was killed by a man…

King County unveils new restaurant rating system

Next time Bellevue residents go to their favorite restaurant, they may notice…

Janice Zahn announces city council campaign

Longtime Bellevue resident, Bellevue Transportation Commission Chair, and Port of Seattle leader…

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Bellevue schools considering start time change to combat growth and traffic problems

The Bellevue School District has more than 115 buses, a full roster…

Eastside legislators talk taxes, tolls at chamber breakfast

While a thousand little things are on the minds of Washington state…

Nervous forgery suspect flees bank, forgets ID | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 26 – Jan 1

Dec. 27 Car prowls: Approximately six cars parking in a parking lot…

Donors needed to give blood at Bellevue center, 11 others

Bloodworks Northwest is urging people to give blood and platelets this holiday…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Kuderer replaces Cyrus Habib in WA Senate

Eastside legislator Patty Kuderer will be moving from the House to the…

King County Council to fill vacant 48th District Senate seat Thursday

The King County Council will interview and appoint a new senator to…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Sound Transit’s South Bellevue parking mitigation plan could displace commuters

With the 519-stall South Bellevue Park and Ride shutting down as early…

Councilmember Robinson launches re-election campaign

Bellevue City Councilmember Lynne Robinson has announced her re-election campaign for the…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Bellevue developer pleads guilty to fraud federal charges | UPDATE

Bellevue developer Lobsang Dargey faces as much as 10 years in federal…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Public invited to comment on stormwater plan

Bellevue Utilities invites residents to comment on the city’s draft 2017 stormwater…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Screaming man causes lockdown at Chik-fil-A | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 19-24

Dec. 19 Retail robbery: A woman was shopping in the 600 block…

The Bellevue Reporter’s year in review: 2016

The last 12 months were busy for government officials, students, homeowners, fire…

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Bellevue boys honored for saving grandfather’s life with CPR

Daniel and Jonathan Tyshler were on their way to the airport after…

How did lead end up in Bellevue’s new schools?

The Bellevue School District has been tearing down and rebuilding their schools,…

Woman caught dumping human feces in storm drain | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 11-18

Dec. 12 Grinch-y employee: A house in the 15900 block of SE…

Sewer work to close parts of 114th Ave., Meydenbauer Beach Park

Two major sewer-work projects will close parts of a busy road near…

City names new finance director

Late last week, City Manager Brad Miyake appointed Toni Call as Bellevue’s…

Salon’s beverage service shut down by King County Health

Last week a King County Public Health inspector shuttered the beverage service…

Bellevue teen wins world chess championship

An Odle Middle School student was named the world chess champion in…

670 Bellevue kids get gift of Christmas | Photos

Ten-year-old Emma wants a journal for Christmas to jot down her thoughts…

  • Dec 24th, 2016

Seahawks Michael Bennett visits Bellevue as Santa | Photos

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett read “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Commission recommends 45 percent raise in Bellevue Council salaries

The Salary Commission updated the salaries of the Bellevue City Council last…

Pipeline study finds Energize Eastside can co-locate with petroleum pipeline

Puget Sound Energy last week released the results of a safety study…

Mumps outbreak spreads to Bellevue

The recent mumps outbreak has spread to Bellevue, health department officials announced…

Bellevue College and LifeWire educate students and faculty on domestic abuse

What is domestic abuse? Is it exclusively physical violence? Is it considered…

Man charges at cops, taken down by police K9 | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 4-10

Dec. 5 Food to go no-go: A woman who had previously been…

Wang guilty of killing Bellevue prostitute, setting Bellevue apartment on fire

Former Newcastle resident Song Wang was found guilty of robbing and killing…

Inslee unveils plan to fully fund education with $5B in new and higher taxes

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled a $46.7 billion budget proposal Wednesday…

Bellevue School Board approves anti-discrimination resolution | Parents, students call for stronger response

The Bellevue School Board passed a resolution Tuesday reaffirming the district’s stance…

At 100, Virginia Brehm remembers the Eastside and Bellevue as farm communities

Tucked away on an isolated street, down an overgrown driveway not far…

Bellevue council passes balanced $1.5 billion budget

Last week the Bellevue City Council voted unanimously to pass its 2017-18…

Bellevue dentist and NFL teams help grant man his last wish

It was a snowstorm Josh McCall — and those who know him…

Jackson sentenced to life in prison for Bellevue woman’s death

The man who killed his fiance in a hit-and-run while he should…

Bellevue marijuana retailer caught selling to minors

A Bellevue recreational marijuana business was caught selling pot to a minor,…

Searching for the little red fish in local streams

By Celeste Gracey Special to the Reporter The student braces himself with…

  • Dec 9th, 2016

Chimney condos fire victims burglarized | Bellevue Police Blotter Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

Nov. 28 Affair fight: A woman was arrested for punching her friend…

Bellevue Deputy Fire Chief LaFave retires after 36 years with city

While watching the flames leap up from the Chimneys condominium during October’s…

Bacani convicted of February 2015 Bellevue apartment murder

A Seattle transient was convicted of his third strike this week for…

UPDATE: Missing Bellevue hiker found

Authorities have located a missing Bellevue man who did not return home…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

Tweet about Bellevue dog goes viral

Update: The Jack Russell Terrier-Chihuahua mix found by police late last month…

Sound Transit preps for major Bellevue work

Sound Transit crews continue to prepare the south tunnel portal site at…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Judge dismisses Bellevue football lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by angered parents and members of the Bellevue football…

Photos | Bellevue Fire promotes new officials

The Bellevue Fire Department welcomed a new deputy chief, battalion chief and…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Travelers: Prepare for cold weather and possible snow, King County advises

As the Puget Sound region braces for its first winter cold snap,…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

City food and toy drive low on donations

All nine Bellevue fire stations are accepting food and toys for Bellevue…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

Bellevue teen national champ in artistic competitive roller skating

The teens have learned to be patient with peers as they describe…