Blake Peterson

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Body found along Bellevue-area trail

As of Jan. 21, no foul play suspected.

 

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Firefighter labor union agreement in place for next three years

The council recently passed a successor labor agreement.

 

From left, Debra Entenman, Tana Senn, Lisa Callan, Brandi Kruse, Manka Dhingra, Patty Kurderer, Roger Goodman and My-Linh Thai at the event. Blake Peterson/staff photo

I-976, affordable housing, other issues discussed at legislative breakfast event

The gathering included a keynote speech from attorney general Bob Ferguson.

 

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb

‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb
Shot of the city during the pilot period. Photo courtesy Bellevue Downtown Facebook page.

City receives report on Grand Connection pilot placemaking program

The next placemaking proposal will come later in the year.

Shot of the city during the pilot period. Photo courtesy Bellevue Downtown Facebook page.
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                                From left, newly appointed Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuis and Mayor Lynne Robinson.

New city leaders take the helm

Robinson and Nieuwenhuis secured the roles during the Jan. 6 council meeting.

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                                From left, newly appointed Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuis and Mayor Lynne Robinson.
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Construction on Eastside-related light rail project begins

Travelers should expect delays until March.

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Exterior of Bellevue City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Bellevue

City’s arts commission secures 2020 grant allocations

For 2020, the arts commission be allocating $145,000 between three programs.

Exterior of Bellevue City Hall. Photo courtesy city of Bellevue
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Man on stolen utility vehicle arrested

The man was not intoxicated at the time but has previously been convicted for other vehicular misconduct.

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Bellevue’s Temple B’nai Torah (pictured), who had representation during the public comment section of the Dec. 9 meeting, has hosted Tent City 4 a total of five times on its property. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Homeless encampments see rule changes in Bellevue

A new ordinance passed in a 6-1 vote.

Bellevue’s Temple B’nai Torah (pictured), who had representation during the public comment section of the Dec. 9 meeting, has hosted Tent City 4 a total of five times on its property. Blake Peterson/staff photo

New park in Newport Hills neighborhood might be ready by November 2020

The Bellevue City Council included funding for the project in its 2019-‘25 CIP plan.

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Bellevue City Council approves 2019-2020 budget adjustments

The changes are part of the mid-biennium budget review process.

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Back row, from left: Eric Vaughn, Lisa Dreher and Hope Maltz, Hideo Fujita, Sheri Campbell, Warren Mainard. Front row, from left to right: Jenny Chang, Kendy Sasaki-Ross, Rob Kamihana and Monika Kannadaguli. Photo courtesy Eastgate Expounders

More than a speaking group: Eastgate Expounders look back at 15 years

Eastgate Expounders is one of many clubs under the overarching Toastmasters International nonprofit.

Back row, from left: Eric Vaughn, Lisa Dreher and Hope Maltz, Hideo Fujita, Sheri Campbell, Warren Mainard. Front row, from left to right: Jenny Chang, Kendy Sasaki-Ross, Rob Kamihana and Monika Kannadaguli. Photo courtesy Eastgate Expounders
From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu at a public hearing in October. Staff photo/Blake Peterson

CENSE plans to appeal city’s Energize Eastside decision

The appeal must go to King County Superior Court.

From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu at a public hearing in October. Staff photo/Blake Peterson
Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Bellevue changing logo for the first time since 1969

New logo to reflect diversity, development.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Boy Scout Troop 626 kicks off Christmas tree sale

The fundraiser began on Nov. 29 and ends on Dec. 20.

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                                CENSE co-founder Don Marsh speaks to the crowd about the Lake Hills Transmission Line project in East Bellevue. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Bellevue City Council rejects appeals to Energize Eastside project

The council stuck by the recommendation made by the hearing examiner.

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                                CENSE co-founder Don Marsh speaks to the crowd about the Lake Hills Transmission Line project in East Bellevue. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
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                                Dana Leopald’s booth has become a staple at the event.

Hilltop Holiday Craft Show celebrating 20 years in the community

The annual event starts Dec. 4.

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                                Dana Leopald’s booth has become a staple at the event.
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                                Volunteer Rob Polasek at work. The Master Naturalist program currently is accepting applications.

Master Naturalist program connects people to environment, community

The program, which enables community members to work with the parks department, started in 2009.

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                                Volunteer Rob Polasek at work. The Master Naturalist program currently is accepting applications.
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                                Photo from evening Cultural Conversations event.

Cultural Conversations program approaching 10th year of bringing women across the Eastside together

For nearly a decade, the program has sought to foster inclusivity and togetherness.

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                                Photo from evening Cultural Conversations event.