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Man on stolen utility vehicle arrested

The man was not intoxicated at the time but has previously been convicted for other vehicular misconduct.

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Bellevue’s Temple B’nai Torah (pictured), who had representation during the public comment section of the Dec. 9 meeting, has hosted Tent City 4 a total of five times on its property. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Homeless encampments see rule changes in Bellevue

A new ordinance passed in a 6-1 vote.

Bellevue’s Temple B’nai Torah (pictured), who had representation during the public comment section of the Dec. 9 meeting, has hosted Tent City 4 a total of five times on its property. Blake Peterson/staff photo

Who owns King County forestlands?

It’s a hodgepodge mix, but large investment companies own a substantial chunk.

New park in Newport Hills neighborhood might be ready by November 2020

The Bellevue City Council included funding for the project in its 2019-‘25 CIP plan.

Two-year-old Chase Carlberg flops onto the plush Hello Kitty pizza at the Dec. 7 opening of the Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour Pop-Up in Bellevue. Madison Miller/staff photo

Hello Kitty celebrates 45 years with interactive pop-up

The Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour pop-up runs from Dec. 7-29.

Two-year-old Chase Carlberg flops onto the plush Hello Kitty pizza at the Dec. 7 opening of the Hello Kitty Friends Around the World Tour Pop-Up in Bellevue. Madison Miller/staff photo
A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com
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Bellevue City Council approves 2019-2020 budget adjustments

The changes are part of the mid-biennium budget review process.

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Man attempts to rob bank, arrested instead | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Dec. 9-14.

  • Dec 20, 2019
Eastgate Elementary is closed Dec. 20 due to flooding conditions. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District

Eastgate Elementary closes due to flood conditions

All other BSD schools operated under normal conditions.

Eastgate Elementary is closed Dec. 20 due to flooding conditions. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo
From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu at a public hearing in October. Staff photo/Blake Peterson

CENSE plans to appeal city’s Energize Eastside decision

The appeal must go to King County Superior Court.

From left to right: Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson, Mayor John Chelminiak and lawyer J. Richard Aramburu at a public hearing in October. Staff photo/Blake Peterson

Snowflake Lane celebrates 15 years

Photos capture the nightly Bellevue parade.

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

Police exercise educates drivers and pedestrians on safety

Bellevue police increase emphasis on collision causes.

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.