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Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.

Bellevue celebrates year of the pig with statue

A “sister” to Rachel, the Pike Place Market pig, Zhuzhu will be on display at city hall May 20-June 30.

Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.

Bellevue residents file for November 2019 general election

Residents in the City of Bellevue and the Bellevue School District have submitted their applications to run for office this fall. The Bellevue City Council… Continue reading

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Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

Susan Chen’s story begins as a criminal matter. In 2013 she paid a visit to a King County care facility with her son and saw… Continue reading

Ashley Hiruko/illustration

Study shows accessibility issues for diversity groups

Resources are available through city, but access is limited by cost and availability.

Bellevue College student arrested in Duvall for allegedly sending threatening email

The school evacuated the afternoon of May 16 and remained closed the rest of the day.

AG Ferguson announces historic Tribal Consent and Consultation policy

The policy is the first of its kind in Washington state.

  • May 16, 2019

Bellevue will repave 40 miles of roadway in 2019

Bellevue will take on double their average amount of road repaving projects in 2019.

King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report

King County Council requests report on special districts in wake of fraud allegations

Small, local special districts will face more scrutiny following Enumclaw drainage district case.

King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report
The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo

Housing study pokes holes in conventional wisdom

High construction and land costs will incentivize developers to build luxury units.

The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo

Upcoming brunch highlights technology and fashion space

Event happens on May 18 at W Bellevue.

  • May 15, 2019
Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo

BAM welcomes new exhibit, “Ron Ho: A Jeweler’s Tale”

The exhibit will be at BAM until Sept. 15.

Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.

Newcastle man writes memoir detailing some of Washington’s biggest legal cases

“A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” tells the story as a crusading lawyer willing to risk his career and reputation in some of the most famous cases in Pacific Northwest history.

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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.

Russian-American groups commemerate World War II veterans at Downtown Park

Russian American citizens came to Downtown Park for a WWII commemoration event on Sunday, May 5.

Aquatics facility feasibility study continues in Bellevue

City council received an update on the feasibility study for a possible Aquatics Center.

Bellevue Fire responds to private boat blaze

40-foot vessel sank to bottom of Lake Washington.

  • May 9, 2019

Car backfire mistook for gunfire | Police Blotter.

Police blotter for April 30-May 5.

  • May 8, 2019
A photo for Eastside Baby Corner will be a part of the Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC. Merrill Images.

Local photographers highlight Eastside nonprofits in new exhibit

John and Lisa Merrill share their Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC.

A photo for Eastside Baby Corner will be a part of the Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC. Merrill Images.
Northlake YoungLives helps build community among local teen moms. Courtesy photo of Marie Howard.

NorthLake YoungLives serves local teen moms

Northlake Younglives set to kick off first community baby shower for teen moms.

Northlake YoungLives helps build community among local teen moms. Courtesy photo of Marie Howard.
Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith

I-1000 passes state legislature as advocates hope to increase equality

The initiative could allow affirmative action to return to Washington state after 20 years.

Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith