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Deborah Kraft leads SOS discussion presentation for parents on Nov. 7. From left: Elizabeth Hannibal, Stephanie Lawrenson, Deborah Kraft, Alicia Williams, Katherine Farkas, Piper Sangston. Madison Miller / staff photo

BSD introduces new suicide prevention program

Two parent information sessions were held.

 

Blayne Amson, the ADA/Title VI Administrator for Bellevue, showcases one of the six new wheelchair charging stations in the city. Courtesy photo

Bellevue installs wheelchair charging stations

The six new wheelchair charging stations will help better serve people with disabilities.

 

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                                From left, Reva Galande, Mihir Limaye, Amol Rane and Ahana Ranade prepare for the fancy dress competition part of Deepmala.

New Diwali celebration for kids comes to the Eastside

Deepmala will be Oct. 20 at Eastside Bahá’í Center.

 

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                                Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike.

Eastside residents protest climate change

Organized by local high school students, a climate strike was held at Houghton Beach Park.

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                                Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike.
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                                Caitlin Ottaway was the keynote speaker at Providence Hospice of Seattle’s 20th annual pediatric luncheon on Sept. 19.

Providence Hospice of Seattle raises $196,000 for pediatric programs

Eastside teen, Caitlin Ottaway, was the keynote speaker at Providence Hospice of Seattle’s 20th annual pediatric luncheon on Sept. 19.

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                                Caitlin Ottaway was the keynote speaker at Providence Hospice of Seattle’s 20th annual pediatric luncheon on Sept. 19.
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                                Derya Gurbuz has recycled more than 3,000 tennis balls since last April. She has recycling bins at Edgebrook Tennis Club, Bellevue High School and Sammamish High School.

Sammamish High School senior recycles over 3,000 tennis balls

Derya Gurbuz knew she wanted to do something to prevent tennis balls hitting the trash.

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                                Derya Gurbuz has recycled more than 3,000 tennis balls since last April. She has recycling bins at Edgebrook Tennis Club, Bellevue High School and Sammamish High School.
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                                Walter Lutsch, center, hosts Batman: Gotham City Under Siege at the 40th annual Dragonflight GameCon at the Bellevue Hilton hotel.

1,000 players celebrate 40 years of Dragonflight

The 40th annual Dragonflight game convention was held at the Bellevue Hilton last weekend.

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                                Walter Lutsch, center, hosts Batman: Gotham City Under Siege at the 40th annual Dragonflight GameCon at the Bellevue Hilton hotel.
Li Hengda outside Hengda Dance Academy in Bellevue. Madison Miller / staff photo

Local director produces Chinese drama

Li Hengda has a dance academy in Bellevue.

Li Hengda outside Hengda Dance Academy in Bellevue. Madison Miller / staff photo
Andy “Durandy” Golub looks at a photo of his favorite Duran Duran member, Nick Rhodes. Madison Miller / staff photo

Duran Duran archivist connects fans through music

Andrew “Durandy” Golub is leading the third annual Duran Duran Appreciation Day.

Andy “Durandy” Golub looks at a photo of his favorite Duran Duran member, Nick Rhodes. Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                The lobby at Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue.

Meydenbauer Center Theatre debuts new entertainment in Bellevue

Local performing arts center expands programming to meet booming Eastside’s need for arts.

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                                The lobby at Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue.
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                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.

Chinese opera comes to Bellevue

Hwa Sheng Chinese Opera Club in Seattle will showcase two popular stories from the repertory of Beijing Opera.

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                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.
35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District

BSD records 923 bus paddle violations

From Jan. 7 to June 21, 923 bus paddle violations were recorded.

35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District
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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.

Performing Arts Center Eastside is becoming closer to a reality

A new CEO and team are reviving the dream of creating a 21st century cultural arts hub to the Eastside.

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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.
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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.

Brass Band Northwest to feature student soloists at upcoming concert

Erik Thurston of MSHS will play “Mr. Nice Guy” at the concert.

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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.
AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo

AG Bob Ferguson visits Open Window School

Ferguson came to discuss their work on HB 1074 and other topics.

AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo
The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo

Bellevue youth to be honored at Community Leadership Award ceremony

This is the 29th annual Community Leadership Awards sponsored by Bellevue Youth Link.

The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo
Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.

Bellevue celebrates year of the pig with statue

A “sister” to Rachel, the Pike Place Market pig, Zhuzhu will be on display at city hall May 20-June 30.

Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.
Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo

BAM welcomes new exhibit, “Ron Ho: A Jeweler’s Tale”

The exhibit will be at BAM until Sept. 15.

Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.

Newcastle man writes memoir detailing some of Washington’s biggest legal cases

“A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” tells the story as a crusading lawyer willing to risk his career and reputation in some of the most famous cases in Pacific Northwest history.

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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.
Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Pratidhwani produces ‘Devi’ with Eastside actors

The show will feature actors from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography