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Helicopter lift to close Downtown Bellevue streets, park Sunday morning

Downtown streets near Bellevue Square mall and part of Downtown Park will close from 7 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, while a helicopter is… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Local student from Bellevue achieves top ACT score

Gabriel Zook, a sophomore at Big Brains Preparatory in Bellevue, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, only around one-tenth of… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Crossroads stabbing, child luring and radio station ‘drive-by’ threat | Bellevue Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog: Oct. 23 Traffic stop leads to warrant, drug bust: At 12:56 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Bellevue police remind community to be safe and visible this Halloween

Nationally, pedestrians are twice as likely to be struck by vehicles on Halloween than on other holidays, Bellevue police reported Tuesday. Below, officers have offered… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Bellevue to collect toys and food at fire stations

All nine Bellevue fire stations are accepting food and toys for Bellevue families in need. The Toy and Food Drive, operated by the Bellevue Firefighters… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

LifeWire provides assistance in domestic violence cases

Calls for assistance from survivors seeking help dealing with or leaving domestic violence situations is on the rise in King County. LifeWire is the largest… Continue reading

Victim stabbed in arm during fist fight | Bellevue Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog: Oct. 16 Sleeper arrested: At 3:17 a.m. in the 1700 block of… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Bellevue police to take back unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday

This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Bellevue Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 14th opportunity in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Bellevue business community receives update on East Link

Sound Transit officials wanted the Bellevue business community to know Tuesday morning they’re on time and on budget with the construction of East Link light… Continue reading

Bellevue resident talks life-changing outcome of India’s Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project

Vinceya used to live in a thatched house with dry coconut leaves and logs that acted as a roof. When it rained, water would seep… Continue reading

Bellevue breast cancer patients offered free dental screening after study links gum disease to breast cancer risk

Women with gum disease are 14 percent more likely to develop cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The study… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Car crashes into Bellevue’s Burrows Cabin

A driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into Bellevue’s oldest surviving structure last Friday. At 5 p.m., Oct. 20, Bellevue police responded to a report… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Bellevue teen killed in crash, police suspect alcohol involved

A 19-year-old Bellevue resident died over the weekend after the vehicle he was driving lost control and struck two trees in a crash Saturday night… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Gov. Inslee talks climate change at Bellevue College

Gov. Jay Inslee looked up at about 300 Bellevue College students Thursday. He was inspired by the turnout that filled the college’s Carlson Theater. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Reporter teams up with Democracy Live to present voter information website app

Electronic voting may still be only a distant possibility, but electronic ballots and voter information are readily available on any device, and, as of today,… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Sound Publishing nets 250 journalism awards at WNPA event

Sound Publishing employees received more than 250 journalism awards at the 2017 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual meeting on Oct. 12-14 in Olympia. The company’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

‘Even when things are tough, we are tougher’: Jill Biden speaks at Hopelink luncheon

Dr. Jill Biden spoke at the annual Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 16 in Bellevue, which saw the organization raise some $1.17 million toward its fundraising… Continue reading

‘All voices heard’ at Bellevue School Board’s first community forum

With a goal of “all voices are heard,” the Bellevue School Board listened to parents about what’s working – and not working – in Bellevue… Continue reading

City of Bellevue wins SolSmart Bronze award

The city of Bellevue has been awarded a bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Bellevue’s ‘Tip-a-Cop’ event seeks to raise $10,000 for Special Olympics

This Saturday, members of the Bellevue Police Department will trade in their handcuffs for aprons to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Washington. During… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017