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Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Bellevue approves code amendment for homeless shelters

After months of discussion, the council approved the land use code amendment for homeless shelters.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosts primary election candidate forum

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosts primary election candidate forum

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce held their own primary election candidate forum on July 12

Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosts primary election candidate forum
Future vision for Wilburton development presented at council

Future vision for Wilburton development presented at council

The future of the Wilburton Commercial Area was presented to council on July 2

Future vision for Wilburton development presented at council
Historic Bellevue house under wraps until light rail is complete

Historic Bellevue house under wraps until light rail is complete

The Winters House will be closed until the Sound Transit Light Rail is complete in 2022.

Historic Bellevue house under wraps until light rail is complete
Battle continues over downtown helicopter landing space in Bellevue

Battle continues over downtown helicopter landing space in Bellevue

The council hearing focused on the appeal of a permit for the downtown helistop.

Battle continues over downtown helicopter landing space in Bellevue
Bellevue police partner with businesses to start safe place program

Bellevue police partner with businesses to start safe place program

Bellevue police recently met with Bank of America representatives to recognize the new safe place program.

Bellevue police partner with businesses to start safe place program
Community comes together for 16th annual Bellevue Strawberry Festival

Community comes together for 16th annual Bellevue Strawberry Festival

Hundreds gathered at Crossroads Park last weekend as the annual Strawberry Festival returned to Bellevue.

Community comes together for 16th annual Bellevue Strawberry Festival
King County opens first section of Eastside Railway Corridor connection

King County opens first section of Eastside Railway Corridor connection

Former railway corridor now connects Kirkland and Bellevue.

King County opens first section of Eastside Railway Corridor connection
Residents join Bellevue in updating neighborhood area plans

Residents join Bellevue in updating neighborhood area plans

City staff’s outreach to work with residents includes through neighborhood associations, faith networks, businesses and schools.

Residents join Bellevue in updating neighborhood area plans
48th District candidates discuss homelessness, quality of life at Redmond forum

48th District candidates discuss homelessness, quality of life at Redmond forum

Candidates for Washington State Legislative District 48 Position 2, were invited to the First Baptist Church of Redmond for the first in a series of… Continue reading

48th District candidates discuss homelessness, quality of life at Redmond forum
Bellevue City Council approves Transportation Improvement Plan update

Bellevue City Council approves Transportation Improvement Plan update

At their May 21 regular meeting, the Bellevue City Council approved the updated six-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), which covers projects from 2019-24. The TIP… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council approves Transportation Improvement Plan update
Eastside groups discuss homelessness and affordable housing at community events

Eastside groups discuss homelessness and affordable housing at community events

Five area service providers recently hosted a joint event to educate community members about the impacts of homelessness.

Eastside groups discuss homelessness and affordable housing at community events
Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near North Bend

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near North Bend

It was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington State in 94 years.

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near North Bend
Bellevue leadership talks strategy and city projects

Bellevue leadership talks strategy and city projects

Bellevue mayor and deputy mayor presented their State of the City address at downtown association’s April breakfast.

Bellevue leadership talks strategy and city projects
Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island

Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island

The car was built in 1901, was one of two train cars built to a specific design specification and is the only survivor of the two.

Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island
Sammamish’s Baker House to be demolished after reversal of landmark designation

Sammamish’s Baker House to be demolished after reversal of landmark designation

Hearing examiner reverses the house’s designation as a historic landmark.

Sammamish’s Baker House to be demolished after reversal of landmark designation
Bellevue seeks to curb cut-through commuter traffic

Bellevue seeks to curb cut-through commuter traffic

City hearing more concerns from residents who don’t want commuter traffic in their neighborhoods.

Bellevue seeks to curb cut-through commuter traffic
Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser
Bellevue city council hold workshop to begin 2019-2020 budget

Bellevue city council hold workshop to begin 2019-2020 budget

The city manager will present the budget to the council in October.

Bellevue city council hold workshop to begin 2019-2020 budget
Bellevue aims to clarify land use code for year-round homeless shelters

Bellevue aims to clarify land use code for year-round homeless shelters

After seeking community input, the city hopes to have new regulations approved this summer.

Bellevue aims to clarify land use code for year-round homeless shelters