Ryan Murray

Does Not Compute: Bellevue Blotter June 19 – June 25

June 19 MOOD KILLER: Two suspects were observed having sex in public at the Newport Park and Ride. Officers contacted the couple and found that… Continue reading


Former Vice President Al Gore and Climate Reality group train 800 leaders

More than 11 years ago, “An Inconvenient Truth” debuted, featuring a slide show former Vice President Al Gore put together detailing the dangers the world… Continue reading


Christmas in June: Bellevue Blotter June 12 – 18

June 12 NIGHT PROWLER: In the early hours of the morning, a witness saw a car creeping slowly down the block. The witness recorded the… Continue reading


3 candidates face off for Bellevue Council Position 4 | Election

With Bellevue City Councilmember Kevin Wallace announcing he is not seeking re-election, three candidates are looking to fill his place on the council. Wallace has… Continue reading

Rigorous hiring process makes better, scarcer firefighters for Bellevue Fire Department

The most recent class of Bellevue firefighters come from all walks of life. Some are from as close as Redmond and another as far away… Continue reading

Shark Tale: Bellevue Blotter June 5 – June 10

June 5 POWDER: A bank customer was attempting to put $5,000 in $100s into their business account through an ATM when the machine jammed. The… Continue reading

Fire at 139th Avenue townhomes treated as suspicious

A townhome fire on Monday morning is being treated by Bellevue police and fire as suspicious. The Bellevue Fire Department responded to a fire on… Continue reading

Open Window School students earn best of state awards in math competition

Five of Bellevue’s brightest math students took an international competition by storm, placing in some of the top spots. The Open Window School students competed… Continue reading

Cyber-education: Bellevue police Blotter May 29 – June 4

May 29 PROWLERS: Car dealership employees called police with a report of thieves repeatedly prowling their vehicles at night. The suspects returned in a red… Continue reading

Transformer fire in Medina knocks out power for 300

A transformer fire Thursday morning shut down one of Medina’s busiest streets, cutting power to part of the city. The transformer blew along 82nd Avenue… Continue reading

48th District Senate candidates address school funding, taxes, housing

Three candidates are gunning for the state Senate seat in the 48th Legislative District, which represents north Bellevue, Redmond, part of Kirkland, Medina and the… Continue reading

Bellevue Council moves forward with all 3 homeless shelter locations

Instead of using a scalpel, the Bellevue City Council decided to use what some feel was a shotgun approach to deal with the delicate issue… Continue reading

Protesters rally against McMorris Rodgers over AHCA vote at Bellevue fundraiser

Darci Ladwig came to Bellevue from Spokane for one reason — to make her representative hear her. Ladwig and scores of protesters came to Downtown… Continue reading

Mimi Siegel awarded for decades of leadership at Kindering

In 1978, when Mimi Siegel joined as a part-time employee at the Merrywood School in Bellevue, the nonprofit served just eight children. Forty years on,… Continue reading

Bellevue premieres national program to reduce traffic deaths

After months of collaboration with Microsoft and the University of Washington, the city of Bellevue premiered its crowd-sourced video analytics project Thursday morning in the… Continue reading

Strange roleplaying or PTSD? : Police Blotter May 22 – May 26

May 22 Fight: Two homeless men were involved in some kind of altercation on Northeast 8th Street. One was arrested and the other taken to… Continue reading

Police investigating Bellevue High students for alleged rape of 14-year-old girl at house party

Clyde Hill Police are investigating several Eastside teens after a 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped at a Yarrow Point house in April. The victim, an… Continue reading

Bench-clearing brawl| Bellevue Police Blotter May 13 – May 21

May 13 TASER INCIDENT: Two youths were trespassing on property on Bellevue Way. An officer tried to arrest one of them for a motor vehicle… Continue reading

Sparc Apartments open, ushering in Bellevue’s Spring District

For years, the Spring District has been a bold plan for the city of Bellevue to draw residents and businesses in a transit-oriented area. LastThursday,… Continue reading

Eastside Legal Assistance Program looks toward medical-legal partnership

When Washington’s poor get sick, sometimes the bills stack up and emergencies get more severe. The Eastside Legal Assistance Program, a Bellevue-based nonprofit providing pro… Continue reading