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Hundreds protest the new federal immigration ban at SeaTac Airport over the weekend (Alex Garland/Seattle Weekly).

State challenging Trump’s immigration order

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday that he is challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Muslim immigrants and refugees, calling it unconstitutional and… Continue reading

Hundreds protest the new federal immigration ban at SeaTac Airport over the weekend (Alex Garland/Seattle Weekly).
Overlake, Evergreen collaboration will help with health care costs

Overlake, Evergreen collaboration will help with health care costs

Two heads are better than one. The Eastside’s two major hospitals are doing just that, melding their brains and resources for a collaboration that will… Continue reading

Overlake, Evergreen collaboration will help with health care costs
PHOTOS | New KidsQuest Museum opens in Downtown Bellevue

PHOTOS | New KidsQuest Museum opens in Downtown Bellevue

Children from across the Eastside clamoured to play with the toys and interactive exhibits at the new KidsQuest Children’s Museum location on 108th Avenue Northeast… Continue reading

PHOTOS | New KidsQuest Museum opens in Downtown Bellevue
Molestation case against former Bellevue Christian teacher dropped

Molestation case against former Bellevue Christian teacher dropped

The case against a former Bellevue Christian teacher who was alleged to have molested three female students has been dismissed. Ed Sloan was charged in… Continue reading

Molestation case against former Bellevue Christian teacher dropped
School funding lawsuit against Bellevue and other districts dismissed

School funding lawsuit against Bellevue and other districts dismissed

The lawsuit against Bellevue and six other school districts over their use of levy money to pay teacher salaries and other basic education expenses has… Continue reading

School funding lawsuit against Bellevue and other districts dismissed
Bellevue committed to inclusion following Trump’s executive order on sanctuary cities

Bellevue committed to inclusion following Trump’s executive order on sanctuary cities

Despite an executive order threatening the withdrawal of federal funds and other penalties, Bellevue will remain an inclusive city and police officers will not inquire… Continue reading

Bellevue committed to inclusion following Trump’s executive order on sanctuary cities
Proposed $500M plan would double Bellevue College’s square footage

Proposed $500M plan would double Bellevue College’s square footage

Bellevue College’s campus could more than double in size over the next 30 years if the Board of Trustees approves a $500 million master plan.… Continue reading

Proposed $500M plan would double Bellevue College’s square footage
Police crack largest burglary ring case in Bellevue’s history

Police crack largest burglary ring case in Bellevue’s history

A prolific burglary ring that targeted expensive King County homes and stole close to $3 million in property was busted earlier this week as the… Continue reading

Police crack largest burglary ring case in Bellevue’s history
Former Bellevue massage therapist sentenced to prison for groping clients

Former Bellevue massage therapist sentenced to prison for groping clients

A Bellevue massage therapist who admitted to assaulting three clients was sentenced to five months in jail on Jan. 20. Steven Brown, 24, pled guilty… Continue reading

Former Bellevue massage therapist sentenced to prison for groping clients
Wang sentenced to 35 years in prison for 2015 Bellevue murder and arson

Wang sentenced to 35 years in prison for 2015 Bellevue murder and arson

The man who robbed and murdered a prostitute before setting fire to a Bellevue condominium was sentenced to nearly 35 years in prison Jan. 20.… Continue reading

Wang sentenced to 35 years in prison for 2015 Bellevue murder and arson
PHOTOS | Eastside residents vow not to be silenced at Women’s March

PHOTOS | Eastside residents vow not to be silenced at Women’s March

Hundreds of men, women and children filled 19 charter buses leaving from Bellevue, Issaquah and Sammamish and headed to the Women’s March on Jan. 21.… Continue reading

PHOTOS | Eastside residents vow not to be silenced at Women’s March
Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Fire Department                                A firefighter stands in front of the Jan. 14 blaze that has significantly damaged the Islamic Center of the Eastside.

UPDATE | Islamic Center arsonist apprehended, no early indications of hate crime or terrorism

The suspect at the heart of the Islamic Center of the Eastside arson reportedly has a history of contentious interactions at the mosque — including… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Fire Department                                A firefighter stands in front of the Jan. 14 blaze that has significantly damaged the Islamic Center of the Eastside.
Man barricades self on bus in Bellevue

Man barricades self on bus in Bellevue

The rush hour commute was disrupted Tuesday when a man made threatening comments and barricaded himself on a King County Metro bus in Bellevue. Police… Continue reading

Man barricades self on bus in Bellevue
‘We have the opportunity to decide what kind of community we’re going to be’

‘We have the opportunity to decide what kind of community we’re going to be’

Around 500 Bellevue residents packed in Sammamish High School’s auditorium Jan. 15 to learn more about the fire at the Islamic Center of the Eastside… Continue reading

‘We have the opportunity to decide what kind of community we’re going to be’
Man threatens to kill people of certain religion | Bellevue Police Blotter Jan. 4-10

Man threatens to kill people of certain religion | Bellevue Police Blotter Jan. 4-10

Jan. 5 Scary surprise: The victim had obtained a temporary protection order against the suspect, then found a GPS tracking device on her car. The… Continue reading

Man threatens to kill people of certain religion | Bellevue Police Blotter Jan. 4-10
City of Bellevue pays $1M to family injured in 2014 police cruiser crash

City of Bellevue pays $1M to family injured in 2014 police cruiser crash

The city of Bellevue agreed to pay approximately $1 million late last month to a family of five who were struck and injured in a… Continue reading

City of Bellevue pays $1M to family injured in 2014 police cruiser crash
Family of slain Bellevue woman suing Department of Corrections

Family of slain Bellevue woman suing Department of Corrections

The parents of a Bellevue woman who was killed by a man who had mistakenly been released early from prison announced Tuesday that they are… Continue reading

Family of slain Bellevue woman suing Department of Corrections
King County unveils new restaurant rating system

King County unveils new restaurant rating system

Next time Bellevue residents go to their favorite restaurant, they may notice something new — a sign by the front window telling them just how… Continue reading

King County unveils new restaurant rating system
Bellevue schools considering start time change to combat growth and traffic problems

Bellevue schools considering start time change to combat growth and traffic problems

The Bellevue School District has more than 115 buses, a full roster of bus drivers, fewer miles to traverse than other districts and the aid… Continue reading

Bellevue schools considering start time change to combat growth and traffic problems
Nervous forgery suspect flees bank, forgets ID | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 26 - Jan 1

Nervous forgery suspect flees bank, forgets ID | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 26 – Jan 1

Dec. 27 Car prowls: Approximately six cars parking in a parking lot in the 15000 block of Main St. had their windows smashed and items… Continue reading

Nervous forgery suspect flees bank, forgets ID | Bellevue Police Blotter Dec. 26 - Jan 1