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City considering bike lanes in Downtown Bellevue

If approved, Demonstration Bikeway Project would begin in spring 2018

Eastside residents rally to save land near Cougar Mountain

Development would bring 57 homes to area

Police seize $80M worth of pot, execute 50 search warrants, several in Bellevue

47 arrests made in suspected illegal marijuana grow-op run by Chinese nationals

Bellevue City Council approves 1 percent property tax increase

Funds will help replenish reserves, support police and fire

Creating a fall-free environment

Submitted by Overlake Medical Center Judith Schaffer remembers the day five years ago that the cord of an electric blanket in her Sammamish home became… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Shedding pounds can soothe joint pain

Submitted by Overlake Medical Center When 79-year-old Carol Shrader goes grocery shopping these days, she shops the perimeter; fresh produce, meats and dairy while avoiding… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Bellevue a finalist in national competition for energy savings

Bellevue has made the cutoff for 10 communities advancing to the final round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition to rethink the… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Bellevue College’s radio station recognized for excellence in reporting of disability issues

Bellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS received national recognition in journalism last night for producing a two-piece segment chronicling the experiences of a wheelchair… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Apply now for Bellevue’s Parks and Community Services Board

The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on Bellevue’s Parks and Community Services Board. Interested candidates may apply online; applications are due… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Bellevue breeder’s Brussels Griffon wins Best In Show at The National Dog Show

Bellevue has another bragging right. Newton the Brussels Griffon, a dog halfway bred by Bellevue resident Keith Jacobson, won Best In Show at the annual… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017

Puget Sound Energy warns customers of scams

Puget Sound Energy reminds consumers to be on alert for imposters fraudulently claiming to be from the utility and demanding immediate payment with the threat… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2017

Police arrest suspect in fraud ring | Bellevue Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog: Nov. 14 Peeping Tom in bathroom: At 1:05 p.m. at Bellevue College,… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2017

Festive flutists to spread holiday joy in Bellevue on Dec. 3

Hundreds of lucky local shoppers and other community members “out and about” on Sunday, Dec. 3, will get a special holiday treat when they cross… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2017

Higher Leaf in Bellevue collecting household goods for homeless families

Even amidst a booming economy, soaring housing costs have contributed to a rise in homelessness in the Seattle area. Local marijuana business Higher Leaf is… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2017

City seeks input on Bellevue Downtown Demonstration Bikeway project

The city of Bellevue is exploring ways to make downtown a safe, comfortable place for people to ride bikes. A demonstration bikeway project is being… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2017

Apply now for opening on Bellevue Planning Commission

Applications are due by Thursday, Nov. 30

  • Nov 22, 2017

Bellevue School Board approves 3 levies for February special election

If approved, the school district would collect $475 million over four years

Activists fear that Atlantic salmon that escape from fish farms can spread disease to native fish such as these pink salmon.

Conservationists: Why you should care about fish pens

Open water fish pens have long been criticized by conservation activists as facilities that spread disease and can have catastrophic consequences on native fish populations.… Continue reading

Activists fear that Atlantic salmon that escape from fish farms can spread disease to native fish such as these pink salmon.

Bellevue City Council adopts ordinances on parking, public camping and illegal waste dumping

On Monday night, the Bellevue City Council unanimously adopted three ordinances addressing parking enforcement, illegal wastewater disposal and camping in public spaces. The actions come… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017