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Bellevue police arrest 4 in purse theft

Bellevue police arrested four suspected purse thieves on Monday. The theft occurred at 2:50 p.m. at the Bellevue Square Mall. According to police, the suspects… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2017

King County Council discusses changes to Metro rates

An ordinance that would simplify Metro bus fares in the county was referred to committee at the Aug. 28 King County Council meeting. The fares… Continue reading

Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donates $20,000 to Kindering

The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club donated $20,000 to Kindering Friday morning. Kindering Executive Director Mimi Siegel accepted the check on behalf of the organization. Kindering… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Bellevue is plugged in to National Drive Electric Week with Sept. 11 event

The public is invited to celebrate the benefits of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with the people who drive them every day during a free event… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Woman arrested after assaulting elderly mother | Bellevue Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city of Bellevue. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Bellevue arts, businesses and civic leaders invited to Creative Edge workshop

Bellevue city staff presented a report on “Creative Edge” at the Bellevue City Council meeting last Tuesday. The new initiative is aimed at leveraging Bellevue’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Two Bellevue High School students charged with burglary

Prosecutors recently charged two Bellevue High School students with burglary, among other charges. Detectives believe the suspects are responsible for eight others. Bellevue police arrested… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Bellevue girl’s anti-bully video sparks Backdown Bully movement

This time last year, Nasir Andrews was beginning third grade at Ardmore Elementary, a school where she would face a year of bullying, her parents… Continue reading

Tip leads to large-scale marijuana grow bust in Newcastle

Tip leads to large-scale marijuana grow op

  • Sep 6, 2017

Police arrest suspects who made racial slurs, assaulted man | Bellevue Police Blotter

The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city of Bellevue. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2017

City imposes traffic restrictions in west Bellevue during East Link construction

With East Link light rail construction on Bellevue Way and 112th Avenue Southeast, the city is implementing a three-month pilot program intended to discourage commuters… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Bellevue-based Seattle Humane animal shelter to accept 47 more pets from Texas

Seattle Humane is taking in 47 more pets, mostly cats, from animal rescue organizations in Texas following Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday. This is the third… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Bellevue police searching for 16-year-old suspect in car theft

Bellevue police blocked off roads in Downtown Bellevue Tuesday as they searched for a suspect connected to a stolen vehicle at around noon. Bellevue police… Continue reading

Bellevue High School football coaches, parents, students criticize school board over PERC ruling

Following news that the Public Employment Relations Commission found the Bellevue School District broke union rules, the Bellevue High School football community had harsh words… Continue reading

Regional wildfire smoke smell and ash reach the Eastside

Regional wildfires such as the Jolly Mountain and Norse Peak fires paired with an early morning easterly wind shift are causing noticeable air quality concerns… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Bellevue police arrest more than 100 in undercover prostitution sting

Investigators with the Bellevue Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Office concluded a large scale undercover operation aimed at targeting online buyers of sex… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2017

Bellevue’s fire chief to retire at end of September

After more than 38 years of dedicated service to the fire service profession and almost 35 years with the Bellevue Fire Department, Fire Chief Mark… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

City of Bellevue to preview proposed Northeast Bellevue neighborhood enhancement projects

Northeast Bellevue residents will have the opportunity to preview Neighborhood Enhancement Program projects proposed for their area from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 during an… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

Bellevue School Board adopts $301.5 million budget

The Bellevue School District’s Board approved a $301.5 million budget for the 2017-18 school year at a board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 29. District officials… Continue reading

Bellevue-based Seattle Humane animal shelter receives first truckload of dogs affected by Texas hurricane

The Seattle Humane animal shelter, located in Bellevue, received two truckloads of dogs affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas Wednesday afternoon. Animal rescue organizations in… Continue reading