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Most low-income Bellevue children back in preschool, but for how long? | Organizations grappling with sustainable solution

More than 125 free and reduced tuition pre-school spots lost earlier this year after funding was pulled have been restored through public and private donors, but the Bellevue School District and schools foundation are uncertain how to keep the momentum going for the next four years.

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Yummy Box food truck shut down by health department

Yummy Box food truck shut down by health department

Update: Yummy Box has since reopened with a food permit from King County.

Yummy Box food truck shut down by health department
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Car crashes into Bellevue home

A man has been hospitalized after crashing his car into a Lake Hills home Oct. 21, cracking a brick wall and pushing the homeowner's car a dozen feet backwards.

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Twenty-something son attacks dad to get Wi-Fi password | Bellevue Police Blotter October 10-17
Twenty-something son attacks dad to get Wi-Fi password | Bellevue Police Blotter October 10-17
Angry resident gets revenge for stolen parking spot | Bellevue Police Blotter Oct. 4-10
Angry resident gets revenge for stolen parking spot | Bellevue Police Blotter Oct. 4-10
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Customers uninjured after elderly driver crashes through Bellevue Starbucks windows

Customers at the Starbucks on Northeast 8th Street were given an extra shot of energy when a car crashed through the store's front windows Wednesday morning.

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Eastside’s first center for victims of sex trafficking opens in Bellevue

Mere blocks away from the high-rise Bellevue condominiums where more than a dozen women were rescued in January after being forced into sex work, a new facility has opened to help survivors of sex trafficking.

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Man who scared kids and daycare staff just needed a snack | Bellevue Police Blotter Sept. 26 - Oct. 3
Man who scared kids and daycare staff just needed a snack | Bellevue Police Blotter Sept. 26 - Oct. 3
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New Boys and Girls Clubhouse opens in Downtown Bellevue

Thousands of children, teenagers and residents of all ages can now enjoy the new Bellevue Boys and Girls Club facility in Downtown, which opened Oct. 6.

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Elderly Bellevue woman dead after car crash

An elderly Bellevue woman died after being struck by a driver in Downtown Bellevue Wednesday evening.

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All-new ballet score reinvents classic tale of love in Bellevue production

The region's oldest ballet company is taking on "Romeo and Juliet," the classic tale of love, family strife and grief with a cast of local dancers and a new score — one of the first to be produced for the play in decades.

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Bellevue School District sees 94 percent reduction in life-threatening allergic reactions

While hundreds of students across the district have life-threatening allergies, the number of emergency medical treatments in Bellevue schools have fallen to almost none over the last two years.

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Postal Service, Bellevue Police work together to halt drug trafficking

Postal Service, Bellevue Police work together to halt drug trafficking

The Bellevue Police Department is working closely with a little-talked about ally in the fight against drugs: The United States Postal Service.

Postal Service, Bellevue Police work together to halt drug trafficking
Lowering of Lake Washington changed the tide for Eastside

Lowering of Lake Washington changed the tide for Eastside

It all started in 1854, when Thomas Mercer stood on a table and declared there should be a connection between Lake Washington and the Puget Sound.

Lowering of Lake Washington changed the tide for Eastside
Extra security at Highland Middle School after student threat | Bellevue Police Blotter Sept. 12 - 19
Extra security at Highland Middle School after student threat | Bellevue Police Blotter Sept. 12 - 19
Former Bellevue police officer sues department, alleging discrimination

Former Bellevue police officer sues department, alleging discrimination

A former Bellevue police officer is suing the city and police chief, alleging he was discriminated against and wrongly fired after raising concerns when his supervisor called him "chocolate face."

Former Bellevue police officer sues department, alleging discrimination
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Sammamish High’s first graduating class tours new campus

Fifty-five years after they received their diplomas, members of Sammamish High School's original graduating class toured the new school building as a part of their reunion festivities.

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A map of the existing elementary school boundaries. The property the district is purchasing is off of 120th Avenue Northeast

Bellevue School District to purchase $26M property for Elementary 19

The Bellevue School Board voted Sept. 20 to purchase an 8-acre plot of land in the Spring District neighborhood for a new elementary school.

A map of the existing elementary school boundaries. The property the district is purchasing is off of 120th Avenue Northeast
State patrol urging drivers to put down Pokemon Go in light of national report on dangers

State patrol urging drivers to put down Pokemon Go in light of national report on dangers

The Washington State Patrol is urging drivers to focus on the road, not their phones, after a report revealed that 14 crashes in 10 days were caused by Pokemon Go.

State patrol urging drivers to put down Pokemon Go in light of national report on dangers
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Bellevue teacher helps ease stress, boredom with Tent City art workshop

In her small 7-by-7-foot tent, White Eagle Arai has carved out a corner for her passion: painting pastel images of motorcycles.

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