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Council passes emergency ordinance on shelter land use code

The Bellevue City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance that amended the land use code for homeless shelters on Monday. Effective citywide, Ordinance No. 6368… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council bans safe drug injection sites

Kemper Freeman development or saving addicts’ lives? That’s what one Newport Hills resident pitted against the Bellevue City Council before their vote to ban medically… Continue reading

Bellevue City Council to consider ban on safe injection sites

Safe injection sites – areas that allow heroin users to shoot up – could be banned in Bellevue. The Bellevue City Council will consider the… Continue reading

Environmental advocates call for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s closure of Montana coal plant

Bellevue was flushed with green on Monday. Several state environmental groups and residents across the county packed Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers during a public… Continue reading

Primary election results: Nieuwenhuis and Brown lead Bellevue City Council race

The first wave of primary election results were released at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1. In the Bellevue City Council race for Position No.… Continue reading

Aubrey’s Art Corner honors late artist at Bellevue Festival of the Arts

Bellevue Festival of the Arts co-coordinator Charlie Russell faced a tough loss when his best friend recently died of breast cancer. But as a way… Continue reading

Internet company LeEco to layoff 25 Bellevue employees this September

Chinese internet company LeEco will shutter its Bellevue offices on Sept. 18, according to the Washington’s Employment Security Department. An announcement on Monday indicated 25… Continue reading

Former Bellevue nurse charged with drug tampering

A nurse who worked at plastic surgery clinics in Bellevue and Kirkland was recently charged for tampering with painkillers and stimulants – an alleged act that caused a patient on an operating table to have a seizure as if in a “possessed” state.

‘Party in the Park’ to raise money to keep Bridle Trails Park open

Bridle Trails Park Foundation will host its annual "Party in the Park" on Saturday with horses, fun runs and lots of pancakes.