The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board released its new cap on marijuana retail licenses Wednesday and Bellevue will be allotted four additional licenses for stores. The city currently has three active marijuana retailers: Green-Theory on Main Street, The Novel Tree on 130th Ave. N.E. and BelMar on 116th Ave. N.E.
A 23-year-old Woodinville man was arrested by Redmond police Thursday, one day after he allegedly robbed a convenience store on BelRed Road in Bellevue. Bellevue police announced the arrest Friday.
The award ceremony, which coincided with National Police Week, also saw five police officers given the Commander’s Award for excellence on the job and four more given the department’s Life Saving Award for their actions responding to life threatening medical crises.
The Medina Police Department on Friday reported via community E-lert that a home on the 100 block of Overlake Drive East had been robbed some time between 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 26.
This year’s LifeSpring wine blowout will feature selections from 80 different countries, each rated at 90 or more “Parker Points.” Additionally, lead sommelier Rina Bussell will present her selections of the best wines in the Pacific Northwest.
West Virginia native Jared Logan grew up as the artsy odd duck in a “good ol’ boy” town. Today, Logan’s happy-go-lucky comedy style has gotten play on Comedy Central and he’s preparing to release his debut album, “My Brave Battle.” Logan performs with Kara Klenk at The Comedy Underground Oct. 9-11.
Between the imminent demolition of the Ballet Arts Center and the difficult search for new dance space, Ballet Bellevue faces a tough year ahead. But the performance company and school is taking on new challenges — not just by putting on an opera, but by putting on one of the most challenging operas around: Charles Gounod’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.’
Cougar Mountain, which has operated in Eastgate for 36 years, has become a nonprofit organization and will, over the coming year, proceed with demolition and reconstruction of its 15th Avenue Southeast campus.
The Bellevue-based Hope Heart Institute pursues research into prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease. Its Women Take Heart program provides education on heart disease and how it manifests in women.