Below meet some of the faces behind the city’s changing social fabric.
A new social media site launched in part by founder and CEO Michael Rowell of Efinancial in Bellevue, will offer a platform to honor the deceased. LifeStory.com, though still in a pilot stage of design, features profiles of family members, loved ones and celebrities who have passed away.
The FBI recently announced the rescue of 105 children forced into prostitution and the arrest of 150 pimps in a decades long investigation that involved 76 American cities and girls as young as 13.The story hits closer to home than we may realize.
The Haggen Northwest Fresh grocery store in Crossroads will close within the next six to eight weeks. A store manager confirmed plans to liquidate the Bellevue branch of the Northwest chain.
Eastside politicians and business leaders met at Microsoft headquarters in downtown Bellevue on Tuesday to share takeaways from this year’s marathon three-session Legislature. The event, hosted by the Eastside Chambers Legislative Coalition, addressed a disappointing transportation package, budget and bolstered funds for state education to comply with the McCleary ruling.
“We’re an empowerment camp, not a homeless camp,” says Tari Wiggins, Executive Director of Camp Unity Eastside, a nonprofit started in November of last year after breaking with Tent City 4.
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s (PNB) Francia Russell Center in the Bel-Red area faces potential relocation due to Sound Transit’s East Link alignment along 136th Place Northeast and Northeast 16th Street.
An inquest has been ordered into the shooting death of Columbia City resident, Russell Smith, by Bellevue SWAT. Smith was fatally shot in his vehicle near 43rd Avenue South and South Hudson Street when Bellevue Police attempted to serve a warrant for a series of robberies he was suspected of in both cities.
Kids, fingers sticky with strawberry juice and parents as giddy as the younger crowd about a few sunny hours, turned out this weekend for Bellevue’s prelude to summer, the annual Strawberry Festival.