Lindsay Larin

Bellevue College programs bring hope for a new life | GED, ESL classes a plus for students

As a young mother before the age of 20, Iris Garcia put her education on hold for years to focus on her responsibilities at home. As her daughter grew, Garcia realized the importance of education and decided to pursue her dreams by going back to school.

Washington Wines Festival raises $530,000 for Camp Korey

Charles Smith of K Vintners has been referred to as the rock star of winemaking, but during the 19th Annual Washington Wines Festival, Smith was more like a superhero.

Clarisonic working to help cancer survivors look and feel good

Clarisonic CEO David Giuliani, the Bellevue-based inventor of sonic personal care products, is in the business of beauty and giving.He first built his business on… Continue reading

There’s love in the air at Seattle Opera’s Bravo! Club

When Reham Abdelshahid first attended a fashion show hosted by the Seattle Opera five years ago, she knew nothing about libretto or musical score. In… Continue reading

Newport High grad finds joy in teaching English to children in Malaysia

While most college graduates are attempting to navigate the reality of a tough job economy, others are pursuing professional achievement overseas. Twenty-two year old Blair… Continue reading

Bellevue physician sees weight-loss surgery as life-saving effort

At the age of 36, Dr. Thien Nguyen has already lived a full life and overcome challenging obstacles. Today, the Medical Director for the Weight… Continue reading

Bellevue Arts Museum celebrates five years of growth

The Bellevue Arts Museum director of curatorial affairs Stefano Catalani may not have blown out any candles in honor of the museum's fifth birthday, but there was still plenty to celebrate at this past week's annual membership meeting.

Bellevue IRS office among six fed buildings hit with white-powder mailings

Police and fire have responded to an office complex in Bellevue where workers evacuated after after someone opened an envelope with white powder in it. The incident is at an IRS office on 112th Avenue Northeast. One to two people were exposed but do not seem to be experiencing any symptoms, King5 TV reports. Check back at this site for regular updates.

Bellevue’s PACE gets $25 million—and a new name

The Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) has officially renamed the future 2,000-seat Concert Hall and 250-seat Cabaret in downtown Bellevue in honor of a $25 million grant given by the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation.

Alleged gunshot report prompts SWAT response in Bellevue

Bellevue police and SWAT responded to the 11500 block of Northup Way at around 1 p.m. on Friday afternoon following a report that a dog had been shot.

Congressman visits Bellevue classroom

Sporting a neon pink tutu and a huge smile, second grader Rebecca Friedman shook Congressman Jay Inslee's hand as she accepted the title of President in a role-playing exercise at the Jewish Day School in Bellevue.

Chorus finds harmony in Barbershop

Each member of Bellevue-based Northwest Sound Men's Chorus has a story for how they came to love singing the a cappella four-part harmony known as Barbershop music.

For Jamie Kennedy it’s movies, TV and laughs

At the age of 15, Comedian Jamie Kennedy was told his dreams of becoming an actor were far fetched. He did what any rebellious teenager would do. He enlisted in acting classes and is now laughing all the way to the bank.

Molly Ringwald captivates Bellevue audience with talk about beauty and aging

By the time actress Molly Ringwald reached her teenage years, she had blown out Sixteen Candles, dined with The Breakfast Club and looked the part… Continue reading

Electron Boy to the rescue | Erik Martin of Bellevue has his dream come true when he turns into a superhero

Thirteen-year-old Erik Martin of Bellevue has accomplished what many kids his age only dream of. He defeated a duo of super villains, saved the Seattle Sounders team, rescued Puget Sound Electric employee Jim Hutchinson at the PSE's Bellevue headquarters, and freed a group of civilians trapped inside the Space Needle.

Popular teacher, Paula Fraser, to retire, head back to college classroom

Stevenson Elementary School teacher Paula Fraser lives for the moment when she sees the light go on in her students' eyes. It's the moment they truly grasp a concept and can put what they have learned into motion.

The play is still the thing for students in Paula Fraser’s class

One way Fraser fosters understanding and learning is by bringing the words of Shakespeare off the page and onto the stage. Celebrating the 20th year… Continue reading

Bellevue Arts Museum to host national ceramic exhibition

The Bellevue Arts Museum was recently chosen to be one of the hosts for the 2012 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Invitational Exhibition.

Rep. Reichert honors art winners at Bellevue Arts Museum event

Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) shook the hand of 2010 Congressional High School Art Competition winner, Colton Running, at "An Artistic Discovery" award ceremony this past week in Bellevue.

Google puts shop’s interior on its map

Michele Dillon's antique shop, Timeless Elegance in Bellevue, is no stranger to the online world. And now Google Maps has taken notice – adding a service that gives viewers around the world a virtual peek inside the shop.