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Officers chase suspects atop crane | Bellevue Police Blotter Oct. 24-31

Oct. 24 Horrible high: A man called 911 and said he took…

St. Luke’s, Imagine Housing and Red Vines 1 team up for 30 Bellevue housing development

Collaboration between a Bellevue church and a local nonprofit might have secured…

Former deputy chief of Bellevue Police reinstated, awarded $50K in settlement with city

The former second-in-command at the Bellevue Police Department, who was subject to…

Park-and-rides to close for Sound Transit 2 construction

Construction of the 14-mile, 10-station East Link light rail project is underway…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Prolific Bellevue storage unit burglars caught in the act

Bellevue Police arrested three men last weekend who were allegedly in the…

Autistic Microsoft employees tell Bellevue crowd hiring program changed their lives

Multiple degrees in sought-after areas don’t always lead to gainful employment, especially…

Bellevue 5th grader’s invention could help endangered species

Axolotls are bizarre creatures. The lake-dwelling salamanders have furry external gills, can…

Ruby Tuesday seeks re-expansion to west coast, starting in Bellevue

National dining chain Ruby Tuesday is looking at Bellevue as it once…

Eastgate residents draw issues with proposed men’s shelter in Bellevue

A groundswell movement to keep a permanent men’s homeless shelter out of…

Washington State Supreme Court justices to hear oral arguments at Bellevue College

The nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court will visit Bellevue College to participate in an open forum for students,

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

PSE offers tips for end of daylight saving time this Sunday

With the clocks turning back for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 6, the shorter days and colder weather can sometimes mean higher energy bills.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

Eastgate residents draw issues with proposed men’s shelter in Bellevue

A groundswell movement to keep a permanent men’s homeless shelter out of Bellevue’s Eastgate neighborhood has taken off in recent weeks.

All-girls Bellevue robotics team makes finals

The third time was the charm for Sammamish High School’s all-girls robotics teams, which made it to the finals in a statewide contest last month.

Washington State Supreme Court justices to hear oral arguments at Bellevue College

The nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court will visit Bellevue…

  • Nov 1st, 2016

PSE offers tips for end of daylight saving time this Sunday

With the clocks turning back for the end of daylight saving time…

  • Nov 1st, 2016

All-girls Bellevue robotics team makes finals

The third time was the charm for Sammamish High School’s all-girls robotics…

Bellevue College alumnus’ tiny home vision earns him award

Brandon Reim’s first professional housing design may have been small in size, but was a big success.

$43M Bellevue middle school still unfinished two months after start of school

Nearly two months after the start of school, the new Odle Middle School campus remains unfinished.

Batali shares penchant for public service at Hopelink Reaching Out luncheon

As a human services provider, Hopelink has helped families throughout King and Snohomish counties out of poverty and into more stable situations since 1971.

Batali shares penchant for public service at Hopelink Reaching Out luncheon

As a human services provider, Hopelink has helped families throughout King and Snohomish counties out of poverty and into more stable situations since 1971.

45th, 48th District candidates participate in forum on education issues

Educational topics were on the agenda for 45th and 48th Legislative District candidates as they participated in a forum co-sponsored by the Lake Washington

  • Oct 27th, 2016

45th, 48th District candidates participate in forum on education issues

Educational topics were on the agenda for 45th and 48th Legislative District candidates as they participated in a forum co-sponsored by the Lake Washington

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Education takes center stage at 41st District candidate forum

In front of a packed house at Mercer Island’s Northwood Elementary, candidates for the 41st Legislative District answered questions about the most pressing topic in the state: education funding.

  • Oct 27th, 2016

Education takes center stage at 41st District candidate forum

In front of a packed house at Mercer Island’s Northwood Elementary, candidates for the 41st Legislative District answered questions about the most pressing topic in the state: education funding.

  • Oct 27th, 2016

$43M Bellevue middle school still unfinished two months after start of school

Nearly two months after children started school, the new Odle Middle School campus reportedly remains unfinished, with holes in walls and missing ceiling tiles throughout the campus.

$43M Bellevue middle school still unfinished two months after start of school

Nearly two months after children started school, the new Odle Middle School campus reportedly remains unfinished, with holes in walls and missing ceiling tiles throughout the campus.

Two residents safe after second downtown Bellevue condo fire

Two residents escaped safely when a fire broke out in a downtown Bellevue condominium early Thursday morning.

Two residents safe after second downtown Bellevue condo fire

Two residents escaped safely when a fire broke out in a downtown Bellevue condominium early Thursday morning.

Suspected chicken sacrifice in south Bellevue | Bellevue Police Blotter Oct. 20-23

City of Bellevue Parks Department employees informed police that they had found three boxes of dead chickens at the Cinder Mines trailhead.

Suspected chicken sacrifice in south Bellevue | Bellevue Police Blotter Oct. 20-23

City of Bellevue Parks Department employees informed police that they had found three boxes of dead chickens at the Cinder Mines trailhead.

Bellevue College alumnus’ tiny home vision earns him award

A Bellevue College graduate's first professional housing design and construction may have been small in size, but was a big success.

Top school official candidates debate funding, opportunity gap and Dorn lawsuit in Bellevue

Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal have very different professional and personal backgrounds, but they agreed during an Oct. 24 debate that the Legislature and outgoing state superintendent have made some missteps.

Top school official candidates debate funding, opportunity gap and Dorn lawsuit in Bellevue

Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal have very different professional and personal backgrounds, but they agreed during an Oct. 24 debate that the Legislature and outgoing state superintendent have made some missteps.

Two residents die after Downtown Bellevue condo fire

Two Bellevue residents died from injuries sustained when a two-alarm fire erupted in a downtown condominium Monday night. A third person is in serious condition.

Eastside Transportation Association voices support for Bellevue Prop 2

The Eastside Transportation Association announced its support for Bellevue's Proposition 2 levy.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Bellevue hits diversity milestone

For the first time, Bellevue's population is evenly split between non-Hispanic whites and people of a minority race or ethnicity, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Seattle art teacher accused of molesting 3 Bellevue children

A Seattle man has been charged with molesting three Bellevue children, having operated under the guise of giving them private art lessons.

Uber announces support for Sound Transit 3

Popular ridesharing company Uber has weighed in on Sound Transit 3, throwing its support behind the regional transportation plan.

Most low-income Bellevue children back in preschool, but for how long? | Organizations grappling with sustainable solution

More than 125 free and reduced tuition pre-school spots lost earlier this year after funding was pulled have been restored through public and private donors, but the Bellevue School District and schools foundation are uncertain how to keep the momentum going for the next four years.

New blood donation lab open in Bellevue at Overlake Medical Center

The path from blood donation to live-saving transfusion will now be a little faster with Bloodworks Northwest's new lab on Overlake Medical Center's campus.

  • Oct 24th, 2016

City proposes utility rate increase in preliminary 2017-2018 Bellevue budget

With a preliminary two-year budget of $1.513 billion for the city of Bellevue, a few changes impacting residents are on the horizon.

Yummy Box food truck shut down by health department

Update: Yummy Box has since reopened with a food permit from King County.

Car crashes into Bellevue home

A man has been hospitalized after crashing his car into a Lake Hills home Oct. 21, cracking a brick wall and pushing the homeowner's car a dozen feet backwards.

Gov. Inslee, others gather in Bellevue to hear county’s plan to transform Wilburton Trestle into trail

Gov. Jay Inslee, the executive director of the Cascade Bicycle Club and other elected leaders gathered at the Wilburton Trestle in Bellevue on Tuesday, as King County Executive Dow Constantine outlined the county's plan to transform the iconic structure into a scenic elevated trail.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

A new twist on classic: Bellevue’s Resonance changes how the Eastside looks at music

When the din of construction falls quiet during the evening in Downtown Bellevue, some residents listening closely might hear the strains of classical music on 106th Avenue Northeast.

Litzow campaign used names, photos of fellow legislators without permission, complaint states

Reps. Judy Clibborn and Tana Senn filed an ethics complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) against Sen. Steve Litzow for alleged inappropriate use of their names and photos in his political campaign advertising on Oct. 10, according to a press release.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Bellevue Reporter staff writer named News Writer of the Year

Bellevue Reporter staff took top honors at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association's annual event on Oct. 15, as reporter Allison DeAngelis won first place in the prestigious News Writer of the Year category.

  • Oct 20th, 2016

Residents encouraged to comment on Utilities rates

Bellevue residents are encouraged to comment on the proposed Utilities budget and rate increases in the 2017-2018 budget at a meeting this Thursday, Oct. 20.

  • Oct 18th, 2016

Changing Bellevue increasingly wealthy and diverse, census data shows

Bellevue is a city in motion, according to data gathered by the U.S. Census in its yearly American Community Survey.