Evan Pappas

Port of Seattle grants fund economic development across the Eastside

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

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

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

Botanical Garden has new plants for summer

Improvements to accessibility and exhibits were made in the spring.

Botanical Garden has new plants for summer
Bellevue residents appeal approval of Energize Eastside permit

Bellevue residents appeal approval of Energize Eastside permit

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

Bellevue residents appeal approval of Energize Eastside permit
Bellevue takes steps toward transit oriented development

Bellevue takes steps toward transit oriented development

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

Bellevue takes steps toward transit oriented development
City council position 3 candidates talk affordability and growth

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.

City council position 3 candidates talk affordability and growth
Council candidates for Position 1 speak to level of service, growth, and homelessness

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

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

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

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.

Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie

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

Bellevue will improve recreation options for people with disabilities

City and parks department is working with parents on accessibility.

Bellevue will improve recreation options for people with disabilities
Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

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

Bellevue celebrates 50th sister city anniversary with Yao, Japan

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

Earthquake simulation sets the stage for emergency response training

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

Earthquake simulation sets the stage for emergency response training
Council adopts East Main amendment and discusses environmental goals

Council adopts East Main amendment and discusses environmental goals

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

Council adopts East Main amendment and discusses environmental goals
Gun safety program rejected by Bellevue Planning Commission

Gun safety program rejected by Bellevue Planning Commission

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

Gun safety program rejected by Bellevue Planning Commission
Bellevue commits $50,000 for census outreach

Bellevue commits $50,000 for census outreach

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

Bellevue commits $50,000 for census outreach
Volunteer connection service wins student start-up award

Volunteer connection service wins student start-up award

High school students compete with start up business ideas.

Volunteer connection service wins student start-up award
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