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Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

2019 Port of Seattle funding supports economic development projects in Eastside cities.

 

Bellevue council approves new goals to develop the local business community

The Bellevue City Council approved updates for their economic development plan.

 

Council approves Eastgate focused traffic projects

Bellevue is creating a list of project concepts directly aimed at addressing traffic congestion.

 

Botanical Garden has new plants for summer

Improvements to accessibility and exhibits were made in the spring.

Bellevue residents appeal approval of Energize Eastside permit

A Bellevue Hearing Examiner decision to approve an Energize Eastside permit is being appealed.

Bellevue takes steps toward transit oriented development

Bellevue city council approves the guiding principles for East Main’s transit focused development.

City council position 3 candidates talk affordability and growth

The Bellevue Reporter reached out to council candidates to share who they are and what they value.

Council candidates for Position 1 speak to level of service, growth, and homelessness

The candidates are incumbent John Stokes, Holly Zhang and Martin Acevedo.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Public Wi-Fi and Small Cell technology make progress in Bellevue

Bellevue makes progress on providing public Wi-Fi and Small Cell antennas on city poles.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie

Elected officials gave some insight into the legislative session and what to look for in the future.

Congregations for the Homeless raise more than $600,000 for shelter improvements

The effort to provide improvements to homeless shelter services in Bellevue has made big process.

Bellevue will improve recreation options for people with disabilities

City and parks department is working with parents on accessibility.

Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

The Bellevue Sister Cities Association will welcome a delegation from Yao, Japan this November.

City aims to preserve affordable housing unit

Bellevue plans to purchase an affordable housing condo unit to save it from foreclosure on June 30.

Earthquake simulation sets the stage for emergency response training

Bellevue held a full scale emergency response exercise with 150 staff members.

Council adopts East Main amendment and discusses environmental goals

The Bellevue city council adopted a comprehensive plan amendment for the East Main district.

Gun safety program rejected by Bellevue Planning Commission

The Bellevue Planning Commission rejected a citizen’s proposal to create “Vision Zero for Gun Safety.”

Bellevue commits $50,000 for census outreach

Bellevue has committed $50,000 to the Regional Census Fund to support census outreach for 2020.

Volunteer connection service wins student start-up award

High school students compete with start up business ideas.

A cyclist rides along the Downtown Demonstration Bikeway during the projects grand opening on July 31, 2018. Courtesy Photo

Safety improvements coming to downtown Bellevue bike lanes

Bellevue city council approved of continued improvements to bike lanes in downtown.

A cyclist rides along the Downtown Demonstration Bikeway during the projects grand opening on July 31, 2018. Courtesy Photo