Allison DeAngelis

Kelsey Wang

Spiritridge student meets with mayor

Kelsey Wang had long been seeing homeless people sleeping under overpasses and on park benches when Spiritridge teacher Kaliya Okuri assigned her Gifted Program class of 4th graders a project— ‘How to make their community a better place.’

Kelsey Wang
A rendering of one of the rest areas along the Eastgate section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway.

City unveils design for greenway along I-90

The city unveiled design plans Thursday, June 25 for a section of the hiking and biking trail that will connect the Seattle portion of the Mountains to Sound Greenway to the rest of the state.

A rendering of one of the rest areas along the Eastgate section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway.

REI to move 280 employees to new Bellevue office

Local recreational retailer REI will move 280 employees from its Kent headquarters to a new location in Bellevue by 2017, and is evaluating it's long-term options.

Local children’s behavioral treatment center fights to survive | State funding has fallen 15 percent since 2004

Thousands of children across Puget Sound travel through the doors of behavioral rehabilitation services center Ryther each year — a number that the organization’s director says is likely only about 30 percent of the total children in the state who need psychiatric help.

Committee recommends later high school start time | Board to vote in September

Officials from the Bellevue and Mercer Island School Districts have recommended to the Bellevue School District Board that they move the high school start time to 8:30 a.m. beginning in Fall 2016.

Bill Wu displays his iPhone and Android app.

Newport student learns stresses, challenges of succeeding in competitive tech industry

Newport High School junior Billy Wu had no experience in creating apps — or making pitches — before building and taking his app, ClubWhat, to competitions around the state. In the last year, he says, he has experienced the stress, nerves and frustration of working in the competitive startup industry.

Bill Wu displays his iPhone and Android app.
Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.

Investigation report questions Bellevue Football staff actions | Coaches did not intervene, contributed to harassment of student

An official investigative report obtained by the Reporter states several Bellevue High School football coaches and volunteers were found to have witnessed — and in some cases participated in — the harassment, intimidation and bullying of an unidentified student athlete.

Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.
David Cillay

Next steps, new faces for Bellevue College, WSU partnership talks | With non-binding MOU signed, WSU’s David Cillay takes charge of Cougar side

As parties from Bellevue College and Washington State University begin to hash out the nitty-gritty details of a potential partnership between the two institutions, new faces will be at the helm of the Cougar contingent.

David Cillay

BC, WSU officials sign non-binding partnership memorandum

Bellevue College President David L. Rule and WSU Provost and Executive Vice President Daniel Bernardo signed a non-binding partnership agreement Monday to create what Rule calls a brand new type of institution.

Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.

Bellevue football investigation stems from 2014 incident

The investigation into the Bellevue High football program and allegations of illegal recruiting and off-season training emerged after an incident in which a volunteer trainer allegedly swore at players and challenged a student to fight, according to Bellevue School District documents.

Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.

School district reassesses security measures | All campuses to receive upgrades over next 5 years

Following a state-mandated survey in December 2014, the Bellevue School District is implementing new measures to strengthen school security.

Newport High teen throws charity prom

While Bellevue students are spending hundreds of dollars on dresses, tuxes, limos and expensive meals, one Newport student will be giving back to others by organizing a charity prom for a local shelter.

Nepalese children relax near rubble on May 9. Around 8

Newport alum assists in earthquake aftermath | Nepal needs long-term solutions, she says

Six days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, Katie Fischer-Price left family and friends to travel to the crumbling country where her father had died nearly 20 years prior.

Nepalese children relax near rubble on May 9. Around 8

Skate King to bid farewell after 40 years

After 40 years of providing entertainment in the city of Bellevue, Skate King management announced last month that the roller rink will be closing on June 30th. Around 500 people strapped on skates on May 30 to celebrate and remember the rink during an after hours farewell skate party.

Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.

Bellevue High football put on three year probation | District reports coaching, illegal recruiting violations

Bellevue High School’s football team has been sanctioned after an investigation revealed the program and some of its coaches violated Washington Interscholastic Activities Association articles.

Bellevue quarterback Justus Rogers tries to escape the grasp of Eastside Catholic defensive player Brandon Wellington during the 2014 Class 3A state championship game at the Tacoma Dome.
The recently released DJI Phantom 3 can send live HD video feed to iPhones and Androids

Drone store flies into Downtown

Despite continued discussion over unmanned aircraft use and regulation, Bellevue residents could be seeing more drones in the skies with the arrival of a new store in Downtown Bellevue.

The recently released DJI Phantom 3 can send live HD video feed to iPhones and Androids
The Bellevue College Board of Trustees approved the memorandum agreement to partner with WSU weeks before the college celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Bellevue College moves closer to partnership with WSU

After months of conversation, officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University are on the brink of signing a partnership agreement, bringing the former community college under the state university's wing.

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees approved the memorandum agreement to partner with WSU weeks before the college celebrates its 50th anniversary.