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Bellevue City Council moves forward on Eastgate shelter, with major caveat

In a boisterous public meeting Monday night, the Bellevue City Council voted…

Beatles animator Ron Campbell brings artwork to Bellevue next week

After delighting cartoon fans of the world for five decades, animator Ron…

Fatal Chimney Condo fire in Downtown Bellevue ruled an accident

A previous copy of this story mistakenly identified Fire Investigator Brooke Robinson…

Bellevue student honors father by raising money to fight brain cancer

There wasn’t anything the Lisk family could have done when patriarch Dennis…

Bellevue City Council prepares for Eastgate shelter decision

The Bellevue City Council could take action to move forward with siting…

  • Apr 16th, 2017

Karol Brown launches council campaign

Karol Brown has announced that she is running for a position on…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Four scouts to earn Eagle Scout honors this weekend in Bellevue

Four Boy Scouts will formally earn their Eagle Awards this Saturday, April…

Newcastle plans Earth Week celebrations

April 17, 2017, kicks off Earth Week and the city of Newcastle…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Overlake Transit Center to close May 1

On May 1, the contractor building the future Redmond Technology Center light…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Hawaiian Punch | Bellevue Police Blotter April 3 – April 9

April 3 Nailed it: A man was walking his dog near a…

School districts share homeless students’ struggles; daily search for food, housing leave studies behind

High school years: for students it’s a time to prepare for college,…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Excavator strikes gas line Richards Road, causing leak

During a Bellevue Transportation Department project on Richards Road, construction crews accidentally…

BelRed businesses invited to discuss EastLink impact in Bellevue

The Bellevue Office of Economic Development and Sound Transit invite Bellevue businesses…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

All in for Autism preps race to help families dealing with autism

Nicole Gooldy was overjoyed. What new mother wouldn’t be? When her Jack…

Councilmember Conrad Lee announces re-election efforts

Conrad Lee formally announced his candidacy for re-election to the Bellevue City…

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Bellevue’s lost sons honored at centennial anniversary of World War One

On April 6, 1917, the United States Congress voted overwhelmingly to declare…

King County Housing Authority reopens waiting list for affordable housing

With a record number of low-income households around King County struggling to…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

None seriously injured as collision causes traffic snarl on Lake Hills Connector

Everyone mercifully walked away from an ugly vehicle collision on Thursday afternoon…

Bridle Trails State Park participating in state Earth Day celebrations

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and numerous partners invite the…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Lifespring raises $462,285 to support Bellevue’s kids

More than 750 Bellevue community members gathered at the Meydenbauer Center on…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

The importance of enunciation | Bellevue Police Blotter March 21 – April 2

March 20 ENUNCIATE: A suspect told a parking attendant in Downtown Bellevue…

Open Window School students engage in mock legislative experience

This year, eighth graders at Bellevue’s Open Window School have been learning…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Multiple slots open on Bellevue boards and commissions

The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for vacancies on the city’s…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Jared Nieuwenhuis tosses hat into City Council election ring

Standing with family and neighborhood leaders, Parks & Community Services Board Member…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Student group demands reviewed hiring practices at Bellevue College

An activist student group at Bellevue College has taken the administration’s hiring…

Bellevue cops crack down on distracted driving

“U Text, U Drive, U Pay” is the message the Washington Traffic…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Utilities work to shut down 114th Avenue Southeast

Work near the Bellefield Area of Bellevue will shut down 114th Avenue…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Simas withdraws interest from November council election

Just days after his selection as an interim City Council member and…

Schools Foundation raises more than $700,000

The Bellevue community raised $700,000 at the annual Spring for Schools Benefit…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Dr. Jerry Weber picked for Bellevue College president

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that they have voted…

King County Library director resigns after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January…

Downtown Bellevue intersection closing for pedestrian construction

The intersection at Northeast First Street and 102nd Avenue Northeast will be…

State Route 520 to close all weekend, drivers advised to find alternate routes

Beginning Friday night, March 31, contractor crews working for the Washington State…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Bellevue man sentenced to five years for fraud

After defrauding several businesses of more than $3 million over the course…

Sound Transit approves $225 million contract increase on East Link I-90 light rail project

Citing the engineering and construction difficulty of the world’s first light rail…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

City hosts online open house on affordable housing

Residents now have another opportunity to share their thoughts on Bellevue’s draft…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Newport High’s Midsummer Night’s Dream “Howls” in new way

Newport High School’s Drama Program presents a unique interpretation of Shakespeare’s “A…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Youth Eastside Services offers hope at Invest in Youth breakfast

Mason Bernardo stood on stage to read a message he wishes he…

Bellevue City Council selects Ernie Simas to fill vacancy

After more than two months without a complete dais, the Bellevue City…

Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At the Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth (FOY)…

Bellevue teen takes flight at Huntsville Rocket Center with Honeywell academy

It was one small step for womankind, one giant leap for local…

Hundreds turn out for Bellevue hate crime info session

Seattle, and the rest of the country, finds itself in interesting times.…

Evergreen Point Park and Ride to close temporarily from March 29 to April 4

Crews are preparing to complete construction at the Evergreen Point Road Park…

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Local author, Bellevue College employee to share inspirational story at Island Books

Nine years ago, after being rendered quadriplegic from a bicycling accident, Mercer…

Bellevue Police officer takes on ‘The Amazing Race’

Bellevue Police officer Seth Tyler will be running across your televisions later…

City Opera Ballet with Ballet Bellevue present ‘Firebird’

City Opera Ballet opens spring 2017 with Ballet Bellevue and Orchestra Bellevue…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Bellevue plans Affordable Housing workshop for the public

Community members are invited to attend a public workshop this month to…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Time to move out | Bellevue Police Blotter March 6 – March 11

Mar. 6 Mail theft: Officers took two burglary reports at 108th Ave…

Utilities work on 110th Avenue Northeast to begin this weekend

Sound Transit construction crews are shifting work in Downtown Bellevue, and could…

Police investigating shooting at Bellevue Transit Center

The Bellevue Police Department is investigating an assault with a firearm near…