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Libraries are places of connection and community pride | Library column

Written by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

  • Apr 18, 2019

 

125 sack lunches were to the Safe Parking Program at the Lake Washington Methodist Church, Sophia Way, The Together Center, and to the residents of Camp Unity and Safe Parking at St. Jude’s. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

St. Jude’s Service Day Program helps combat poverty

The annual service day helps organizations that help Eastside communities experiencing poverty and abuse.

 

Alice Wang, a sophomore at Bellevue High School received an award on April 5 for winning the worldwide Illustrators of the Future contest. Photo courtesy of Alice Wang

Bellevue High School student honored as winner of worldwide illustrating contest

Alice Wang is the youngest winner in the contest’s history.

 

Cultural Crossroads Fesitval brings more than 50 nationalities together for 28th annual event

Communities from 50 cultures gathered last weekend for the 28th annual Cultural Crossroads Festival.

Motivation springs us to action

Maintaining momentum from New Years resolutions all year long.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Putting mindfulness to work for a better relationship.

  • Jan 31, 2019

New Year resolution: Love yourself

Love yourself in 2019 and watch the positive changes.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Bellevue Botanial Garden brings in 80,000 people for 24th annual Garden d’Lights

As the new year begins, the Bellevue Botanical Society wraps up its 24th annual Garden d’Lights season after bringing in more than 80,000 visitors. Garden… Continue reading

On Nov. 18, Neha Krishna of Bellevue won the Washington State Ms. Asia pageant held at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Washington. Courtesy of Neha Krishna

Resident takes home the Washington State Ms. Asia crown

Neha Krishna wins the Ms. Asia pageant on Nov. 18.

On Nov. 18, Neha Krishna of Bellevue won the Washington State Ms. Asia pageant held at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Washington. Courtesy of Neha Krishna

Bellevue Fire Foundation collecting toys and food

The Bellevue Firefighters Community Support Foundation is hosting a toy and food drive through Dec. 10. Donations will be accepted at all Bellevue fire stations… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2018
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
During the week of Nov. 12-19, community members filled shoeboxes with school supplies, toys and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Eastside churches and schools participate in global Christmas project

National Collection Week for operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts were collected Nov. 12-19.

During the week of Nov. 12-19, community members filled shoeboxes with school supplies, toys and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Newport student wins first place technology prize at Broadcom MASTERS

Lui designed an RFID system to enhance school safety; wins top technology prize in competition.

Bellevue resident Evelyn Clark was crowned Miss Washington USA 2019 on Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of Miss Washington USA.

Bellevue resident is named Miss Washington USA 2019

Evelyn Clark is crowned Miss Washington USA on Nov. 4.

Bellevue resident Evelyn Clark was crowned Miss Washington USA 2019 on Nov. 4. Photo courtesy of Miss Washington USA.

Now is best time to talk to kids about vaping

Gregory Maddox, MD, a primary care physician with Overlake, talks about e-cigarette dangers.

  • Nov 20, 2018

OPINION: KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

Column by Lisa Rosenblum, the director of the King County Library System.

  • Nov 12, 2018
Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County Council recognizes ARCH’S Arthur Sullivan

Executive director of A Regional Coalition for Housing retires after three decades.

Members of the King County Council join retiring executive director of ARCH Arthur Sullivan after the council recognized Sullivan as a voice for affordable housing in East King County. Photo courtesy of King County.

GoFundMe gets Gandhi replacement glasses

More than $1,500 was raised to repair the Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Bellevue Library.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

Campaign for Equal Justice hosts third annual Bellevue Wine and Justice fundraiser

More than 80 people attended the third annual Wine and Justice event at Cast Iron Studios in Bellevue on Oct. 25.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

LifeSpring uncorks more than half a million dollars

Bellevue auction and benefit sees success.

  • Nov 2, 2018