The Secret Service is investigating a Bellevue man’s involvement with a possible skimming plot originating in his home country in the Republic of Moldova and later with the discovery of multiple gift cards at his home believed to have been used to encode stolen credit card information.
Locals joined in for Thrill the World, a global flash mob paying tribute to Michael Jackson’s hit “Thriller,” on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Crossroads Bellevue Mall. The goal was to break a world record for the number of people simultaneously performing the iconic “Thriller” dance, and 181 events were hosted in 21 different countries.
Before an Apple Cup champion emerges, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants to see an approved transportation bill on his desk crafted through a bipartisan effort and identifying $10 billion in revenue sources needed to keep the state’s roads and bridges from failing.
After hearing more public testimony about the plight of the Newport Hills Shopping Center before a standing crowd of resident supporters, the Bellevue City Council directed staff during Monday night’s meeting to come back to them with a viable plan to help direct shoppers there through Coal Creek Parkway signage.
A growing following within Mars Hill Church has compelled the religious organization to seek sanctuary outside of Ballard for its headquarters, and Bellevue’s International Paper building is its preferred destination.
Boom Noodle in Bellevue Square is dead. Long live Kaisho, an izakaya restaurant to be opened under the same ownership and offer a blend of Asian cuisine with a Western flare, says Jeffrey Lunak.
An official groundbreaking for the Alley 111 will take place the first week of November, but Swedish-based development company Skanska already has secured the permits required to begin construction of the 12-story tower building at 11011 N.E. Ninth St., in Bellevue.
A Bellevue man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to charges he conspired with his brother to send out more than 240 shipments of firearm components to Thailand, along with numerous co-conspirators, until their arrests in June.
The Bellevue City Council approved regulations replacing an emergency ordinance controlling where and how collective medical marijuana gardens can be operated on Monday before approving an emergency ordinance addressing recreational marijuana.
Seattle contractor Dathan Williams is alleged in King County Superior Court to have underbid government and private construction projects by hiring undocumented workers, falsely reporting the wages he was paying and turning over those in his employ who complained about their compensation to immigration officials.
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21 announced its bargaining team left negotiations with Allied Employers, which represents multiple supermarket chains, around 5 p.m. with a tentative agreement unanimously accepted by its members. The union gave employers Albertson’s, Fred Meyers, QFC and Safeway its 72-hour notice it planned to strike at 7 p.m. Friday after two weeks of further negotiations failed.
The Affordable Care Act is a means for change to the healthcare system, but it has its flaws, said Chris Gorey, vice president of sales at Regence BlueShield. But it’s also a good first step toward improving a broken system, and one he predicts will take several years of activity to truly see a stabilization in the health insurance marketplace.
Residents in the Enatai Neighborhood fought against light rail near their homes. Now that East Link has the OK to replace the South Bellevue Park-and-Ride with a new station and parking garage, they’re hoping city government can minimize the impact through its permitting and area planning processes.
The Bravern Signature Residences in Bellevue have sold after years of solicitations that Schnitzer West managing investment partner Dan Ivanoff says started shortly after the two 33-story residential towers opened as apartments in 2010.
The city of Bellevue was recently ranked 12th on Livability.com’s “Top 100 Places to Live,” and touted on the website as a park-like city with nationally-recognized schools and fueled by cultural diversity.
Candidates for this year’s Bellevue City Council election have tackled many issues in their campaigns and public forums. Public safety has been one of the more contentious topics to arise, and has put incumbent Kevin Wallace on the defensive after losing his endorsement from the local firefighters union.
At a sparsely-attended forum to gather input from Eastside residents about a legislative proposal to toll the Interstate 90 bridge at the Cross-Lake Washington Corridor, many were upset they may end up footing the bill to complete the State Route 520 bridge replacement program. They say SR-520 is a separate issue that shouldn’t affect them as non-users.
A global real estate service firm has identified 108th Avenue Northeast in Bellevue as the 12th most expensive central business district street in the country, and its experts say future office space will likely cost even more.
Bellevue City Council is ready to finalize an ordinance regulating where collective gardens for medical marijuana can be located within the city and weighed in Monday on concerns they want addressed ahead of adoption of an emergency ordinance for recreational pot later this month.
A 40-year-old Bellevue man is facing federal drug charges in U.S. District Court after authorities allegedly tied him to narcotics sales through the online black market site, Silk Road. The year-long investigation was prompted by the discovery of heroin in a mailed package pulled by the U.S. Postal Service.