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Redefine goals based on virtues to find joy | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and wellbeing.

  • Sep 11, 2019
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                                Dora Gyarmati.
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                                Bellevue’s Chris Adam’s, right, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 32 years ago. He’s now using his experiences to help people with this chronic illness through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. It’s hosting an education event at the Meydenbauer Center Sept. 15.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation event on Sept. 15

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Meydenbauer Center.

  • Sep 10, 2019
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                                Bellevue’s Chris Adam’s, right, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 32 years ago. He’s now using his experiences to help people with this chronic illness through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. It’s hosting an education event at the Meydenbauer Center Sept. 15.

Downtown Bellevue’s Bellwether artfest expanding its scope for 2019

The free 10-day event begins on Sept. 13.

From left, Kaavya Manam, Emerson Schrider and Ellen Chang of Happy Bubbles sold handmade bath and body products at the Children’s Business Fair in Bellevue on Aug. 31. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Eastside youth entrepreneurs set up shop at Children’s Business Fair

Youth entrepreneurs donate a portion of their proceeds to charity of choice.

From left, Kaavya Manam, Emerson Schrider and Ellen Chang of Happy Bubbles sold handmade bath and body products at the Children’s Business Fair in Bellevue on Aug. 31. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Park Ranger Christie Caldwell of Lake Hills Greenbelt Park led the recent event.

Crows celebrated at educational event after getting Species of the Year title

“Bird Brains: An American Crow” took place on Aug. 23 at Lake Hills Greenbelt Park.

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                                Park Ranger Christie Caldwell of Lake Hills Greenbelt Park led the recent event.

Bellevue Utilities presenting green-cleaning workshops

The seasonal workshops started in 2012.

Ready or not, college is arriving

How parents can help their students embark on a college career.

  • Aug 21, 2019
After 70 years of serving, Grace Lutheran Church in Bellevue is permanently closed. The church donated $3.6 million to homeless services on the Eastside. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Local church closes, donates assets to nonprofits

Grace Lutheran Church donates $3.6 million to homeless services on the Eastside.

After 70 years of serving, Grace Lutheran Church in Bellevue is permanently closed. The church donated $3.6 million to homeless services on the Eastside. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Applying mindfulness into your daily life | Health Column

Being mindful is the act of staying present, being aware of your surroundings and noticing new things without judgment.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Mindful goal setting | Health Column

What are the roots of you life goals?

  • Aug 6, 2019
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Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

  • Jul 9, 2019
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Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Events around the Eastside.

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July commemorates the signing… Continue reading

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Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us | Mindfulness column

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

  • Jun 11, 2019
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Customer buys green leaves from Foothills Farms at the opening market day in Bellevue on May 16. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

It’s officially market season

Bellevue Farmers Market will run every Thursday through October.

Customer buys green leaves from Foothills Farms at the opening market day in Bellevue on May 16. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
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                                Bellevue resident and blind cyclist Clark Roberts will be riding his tenth 206-mile Seattle to Portland bicycle ride in June.

The gift of sight loss

Bellevue’s Clark Roberts to ride his 10th Seattle-to-Portland bicycle ride

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                                Bellevue resident and blind cyclist Clark Roberts will be riding his tenth 206-mile Seattle to Portland bicycle ride in June.
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
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                                Claire Cannon and daughter Riley, 2, pose for a photo while enjoying the sheep at the annual sheep shearing event at Kelsey Creek Farm on April 27.

Bellevue shears the fun at annual sheep shearing event

The day consisted of various sheep activities and pony rides.

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                                Claire Cannon and daughter Riley, 2, pose for a photo while enjoying the sheep at the annual sheep shearing event at Kelsey Creek Farm on April 27.

Regional anesthesia improves outcomes for total knee replacement

The technique not only reduces pain, but allows patients to maintain muscle strength in the leg.

  • May 3, 2019
For the fifth year, HopeFest has offered low-income and homeless people with free groceries, clothes, hygiene items, toys, and books. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Annual HopeFest continues to help low-income and homeless people

Fifth annual event offers necessary supplies and services

For the fifth year, HopeFest has offered low-income and homeless people with free groceries, clothes, hygiene items, toys, and books. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.