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Molly Moon’s will soon open a walk-up shop in downtown Bellevue. Courtesy of Molly Moon’s

Molly Moon’s to offer walk-up shop in Bellevue

The homemade ice cream company is expanding on the Eastside to downtown Bellevue.

 

30Bellevue offically opened for low-income individuals and families

The project was created through a partnership between Imagine Housing and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.

 

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                                (From left) store lead David Heimann, Bellevue store manager Brody Rodgers and store lead Kirby Fralick. celebrate at the Bellevue Tempur-Pedic flagship retail store ribbon cutting on March 7.

Tempur-Pedic opens a flagship location in Bellevue

The store is the company’s 42nd location in the United States.

 

Bellevue Chamber launched environmental partnership

The partnership with Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust gives locals access to volunteer events.

Bellevue restaurants reopen after assumed norovirus outbreak

The Bellevue restaurants reported at least 31 cases and have since disinfected each location.

Samena Swim & Recreation Club now hosts two human-powered treadmills that will allow members to participate in a global Earth Day contest to see who can generate the most power in five minutes. Samena Swim & Recreation Club / courtesy photo

Local recreation club harnessed human power

Samena Swim & Recreation Club recently installed human-powered treadmills to celebrate Earth Day.

Samena Swim & Recreation Club now hosts two human-powered treadmills that will allow members to participate in a global Earth Day contest to see who can generate the most power in five minutes. Samena Swim & Recreation Club / courtesy photo
The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Double-deckers descend on the Eastside

The new 14.5-foot tall buses will run from Everett to Bellevue, with stops in Bothell and Kirkland.

The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
Amazon currently leases three buildings in Bellevue and plans to move its entire Seattle-based worldwide operations team to the city by 2023. Bellevue will also see transportation improvements in 2023 as Sound Transit constructs the East Link extension. Kailan Manandic / staff photo

Amazon confirms move to Bellevue

The company’s worldwide operations team will make the move by 2023.

Amazon currently leases three buildings in Bellevue and plans to move its entire Seattle-based worldwide operations team to the city by 2023. Bellevue will also see transportation improvements in 2023 as Sound Transit constructs the East Link extension. Kailan Manandic / staff photo
(Left to right) Josh Marti, co-founder and chairman of Point Inside; Jimmy Ng, vice president and senior business banking relationship manager of KeyBank; Zara Huang, Global Public Relations manager for Dragonchain; managing partner, Doug Bixel with FSorb; Shiraz Cupala, vice president of UX and Incubation at OfferUp; Theresa Larsen, investor relations officer for Jubilee REACH; Lindsey Hoffman, director of Business and Finance at Jubilee REACH; city of Bellevue deputy mayor, Lynne Robinson; and Joe Fain, president and CEO of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce pose for a picture after the award ceremony. Mike Nakamura / courtesy photo

Bellevue Chamber awards local businesses for excellence

The 30th annual Eastside Business Awards recognized small business, non-profits and innovation.

(Left to right) Josh Marti, co-founder and chairman of Point Inside; Jimmy Ng, vice president and senior business banking relationship manager of KeyBank; Zara Huang, Global Public Relations manager for Dragonchain; managing partner, Doug Bixel with FSorb; Shiraz Cupala, vice president of UX and Incubation at OfferUp; Theresa Larsen, investor relations officer for Jubilee REACH; Lindsey Hoffman, director of Business and Finance at Jubilee REACH; city of Bellevue deputy mayor, Lynne Robinson; and Joe Fain, president and CEO of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce pose for a picture after the award ceremony. Mike Nakamura / courtesy photo
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                                From left: Ed Barry, Tolling Division director for WSDOT; Kim Henry, I-405/SR 167 Project director for WSDOT; Amy Carlson, BDA board member; Paul Cornish, Bus Rapid Transit director for Sound Transit; and Bernard van de Kamp, East Corridor development director for Sound Transit, discuss various questions around transit projects along the I-405 corridor.

Transit officials talk current, future projects at BDA event

The Bellevue Downtown Association’s breakfast series featured WSDOT and Sound Transit officials.

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                                From left: Ed Barry, Tolling Division director for WSDOT; Kim Henry, I-405/SR 167 Project director for WSDOT; Amy Carlson, BDA board member; Paul Cornish, Bus Rapid Transit director for Sound Transit; and Bernard van de Kamp, East Corridor development director for Sound Transit, discuss various questions around transit projects along the I-405 corridor.
A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs for the city of Kirkland. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Bellevue pushes forward small cells despite FCC limitations

The master licensing agreement leaves space to increase rent if the FCC order is overturned.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs for the city of Kirkland. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland
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Bellevue maintains highest Eastside median rent as others vary

The Eastside sees some of the biggest differences in median rent rate year to year.

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BDA President Patrick Bannon at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 44th Annual Celebration. Photo courtesy of Rolan Wong at HRV Media

Downtown Association celebrates 45 years in Bellevue

The Bellevue Downtown Association’s 45th annual celebration will take place on Feb. 7.

BDA President Patrick Bannon at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 44th Annual Celebration. Photo courtesy of Rolan Wong at HRV Media
A woman takes a photo toward Elliott Bay as Alaskan Way Viaduct traffic rolls past her below ahead of an upcoming closure of the roadway, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Week one of “Viadoom” is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

A woman takes a photo toward Elliott Bay as Alaskan Way Viaduct traffic rolls past her below ahead of an upcoming closure of the roadway, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

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UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

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Rising rat populations cost locals thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos

Snowflake Lane opens its 17th year with new attraction

Locals will be able to help create the snow that falls during each nightly parade.

Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos

Shooting victim recovers, suspect appears in court

The suspect shot the victim early Sunday morning in Bellevue.

Assault suspect arrested peacefully after 5-hour standoff

The incident evacuated neighboring homes after police called in a SWAT team.