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Earthquake simulation sets the stage for emergency response training

Bellevue held a full scale emergency response exercise with 150 staff members.

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.

Car crash impact pushes truck into pedestrian

Bellevue man arrested for vehicular assault.

Suspect drives into large corporate sign | Police Blotter

Police blotter for May 27-June 1.

  • Jun 11, 2019
In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing
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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.

Brass Band Northwest to feature student soloists at upcoming concert

Erik Thurston of MSHS will play “Mr. Nice Guy” at the concert.

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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.
AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo

AG Bob Ferguson visits Open Window School

Ferguson came to discuss their work on HB 1074 and other topics.

AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo

Council adopts East Main amendment and discusses environmental goals

The Bellevue city council adopted a comprehensive plan amendment for the East Main district.

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King County homelessness count shows 17 percent decrease overall

Decreases are not even among different demographics.

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Arson suspect arrested after early morning fire in Bellevue

Residents evacuated safely from home.

  • Jun 3, 2019
The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo

Bellevue youth to be honored at Community Leadership Award ceremony

This is the 29th annual Community Leadership Awards sponsored by Bellevue Youth Link.

The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo

Gun safety program rejected by Bellevue Planning Commission

The Bellevue Planning Commission rejected a citizen’s proposal to create “Vision Zero for Gun Safety.”

Newport High DUI drill shows real life repercussions

Multi-agency response, student actors made the case for safe driving.

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

Bellevue commits $50,000 for census outreach

Bellevue has committed $50,000 to the Regional Census Fund to support census outreach for 2020.

King County’s $5 million derelict boat problem

When a boat sinks, it costs a lot to bring it up, with millions being spent since 2003 on removals.

Volunteer connection service wins student start-up award

High school students compete with start up business ideas.

A cyclist rides along the Downtown Demonstration Bikeway during the projects grand opening on July 31, 2018. Courtesy Photo

Safety improvements coming to downtown Bellevue bike lanes

Bellevue city council approved of continued improvements to bike lanes in downtown.

A cyclist rides along the Downtown Demonstration Bikeway during the projects grand opening on July 31, 2018. Courtesy Photo

Car prowlers assault subject after confrontation | Police Blotter

Police blotter for May 13-18.

  • May 22, 2019