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Bellevue restaurant owner pleads guilty in first-of-its-kind criminal sales tax case

A Bellevue restaurant owner pleaded guilty Wednesday in a criminal tax theft case prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The restaurant owner used “sales suppression”… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2017

Bellevue woman killed by semi truck on State Route 202

A Bellevue woman was killed near Redmond Tuesday afternoon. According to Washington State Patrol, at approximately 2:21 p.m., Janie M. Cook, a 44-year-old woman from… Continue reading

Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot

An initiative known as I-27, which would ban King County resources from funding drug consumption sites in the county, will not appear on the November… Continue reading

Bellevue students back on the road Thursday for first day of school

Students in the Bellevue School District head back to class on Thursday, Aug. 31, to begin the 2017-2018 school year. Bellevue’s police and transportation departments… Continue reading

  • Aug 30, 2017

New pathway makes it easier for Bellevue College nursing students to get their BSN

Nursing students choosing to continue their studies beyond the associate degree level now have an improved pathway at Bellevue College (BC) that ensures their credits… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2017

Bellevue High School to appeal WIAA ban on football post-season play

The Bellevue School District recently announced they will back Bellevue High School’s request to lift sanctions imposed on football players last summer. In 2016, an… Continue reading

Landowner proposes Washington Technology University campus in Bellevue

A North Bend landowner is seeking to create a Washington Technology University campus in Bellevue, with a branch campus just outside North Bend city limits.… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2017

Swastika graffiti found near bus stop | Bellevue Police Blotter

Aug. 14 Don’t falsely snitch on your auntie: At 12:03 p.m. in the 15000 block of Main St., an officer contacted the occupants of a… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Annual Arts in the Garden Festival at the Bellevue Botanical Garden set for this weekend

“Arts in the Garden” is a free, outdoor art show featuring garden art and refreshments in the beautiful and welcoming setting of the Bellevue Botanical… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

New Bellevue police K-9 hits the streets

After over 500 hours of training, the Bellevue Police Department’s newest four-legged cop hit the streets this month. Týr, pronounced “Teer,” a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2017

New center at Bellevue middle school to give students better access to health

An International Community Health Services clinic offered in partnership with Youth Eastside Services and the Bellevue School District is opening at Highland Middle School this… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

Hall named director of marketing and community development at Bellevue College

Bellevue College has named Katherine Hall as the new director of marketing and community development. In this role, she’ll provide leadership and supervision for all… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2017

Bellevue-based Aegis Living buys Dargey property for $10.1M

Bellevue-based senior living company Aegis Living purchased the former Lobsang Dargey property in Kirkland for $10.1 million on Aug. 14. “I can’t tell you how… Continue reading

Traffic alert: State Route 520 to close Aug. 25-28

Crews will close the State Route 520 floating bridge next weekend, Aug. 25-28, to shift traffic onto the new westbound lanes connecting the bridge to… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2017

King County Council acts to prevent county use of private prisons

The Metropolitan King County Council recently approved legislation introduced by Councilmember Dave Upthegrove that prohibits the county from entering in any contracts with private prison… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2017

Bellevue School Board to vote on $301.5 million budget for 2017-18

The Bellevue School District’s Board is expected to “fix and adopt” a $301.5 million proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year at the end of… Continue reading

Bellevue investment advisor sentenced to 9 years for fraud

A long-time Bellevue investment advisor was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to nine years in prison, three years supervised release and $3.6… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Eastside residents pay tribute to Charlottesville victims

Over the weekend, the images of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia shocked and saddened citizens across the United States. And here on the Eastside, residents took… Continue reading

Ahmed Hanafy receives scholarship from Washington University in St. Louis

Ahmed Hanafy of Bellevue was named an Annika Rodriguez Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis. Ahmed, one of 19 Rodriguez Scholars selected this year,… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017

Seattle police catch serial Bellevue burglar | Bellevue Police Blotter

Aug. 7 Pole dancing gone wrong: At 1:05 a.m. in the 3800 block of Factoria Boulevard SE, a male and an 18-year-old woman were trespassed… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2017