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Reunions

Sammamish High School Class of 1978: July 19. Glendale Golf and Country Club, 13440 Main St., Bellevue. 425-644-1044 or www.reunionswithclass.com.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Derby Days in Redmond

Redmond’s Derby Days is back for its 68th year, kicking off from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 N.E. 85th St.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Map returns in Eagle Scout project

Kai Engevik, 14, has found memories of his younger years at Woodridge Elementary School.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Talk today on garden problems

The King County Master Gardener Foundation will present an “Expert Panel on Garden Problems” at 10:30 a.m. today at 15500 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Program offers parents P.E.A.C.E of mind

When it comes to a child’s safety, every parent could benefit from a little P.E.A.C.E of Mind. Parenting Education And Child Empowerment is a Bellevue-based, nonprofit organization formed in 2007 by Kim Estes and Sabrina Sessa, both certified agents through the National Security Alliance and completion of the Bellevue Police Department Citizens Academy.

What you should know about heart attacks

The most important thing to remember if you experience symptoms of heart attack is to call 911, says Stephen Marshall, medical director of the Emergency Department at Overlake Hospital.

  • Jul 11, 2008

People asked to report dead crows

Residents are asked to contact the King County public health department if they see dead birds. The request is prompted by the start of the mosquito season being under way and West Nile virus once again being a concern.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Cancer walker in good spirits after event

Bruce Watson is in good spirits. After rallying support from friends and family for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Watson is recharged for his fight against cancer. (The Reporter wrote a full story in the June 21 issue). Watson was first diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2005 and has since journeyed on a long road of hospital stays, treatments, and tests.

Philharmonic musicians get 44% pay boost

The Bellevue Philharmonic board of directors has approved a 44 percent increase in the pay rate for its musicians. The increase takes effect at the opening night concert of the new season on Oct. 3.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Family escapes from Eastgate house fire

An Eastgate home was heavily damaged by a fire early Tuesday morning, but the family was able to escape safely.

  • Jul 11, 2008

County OKs accountability legislation

County residents will be better able to assess the performance and efficiency of King County government under a countywide effort to increase accountability and set identifiable performance standards, adopted unanimously Monday by the Metropolitan King County Council.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Bellevue moves forward with new parks levy

A $40.5 million parks levy request will go before the Bellevue City Council on Monday, July 21, with councilmembers indicating they will put the measure on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Former museum financial officer sentenced

Janet Ellinger, who pleaded guilty to embezzling about $300,000 from the Bellevue Arts Museum, was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday.

  • Jul 11, 2008

520 bridge closed for weekend

The Evergreen Point floating bridge is closed this weekend while Washington State Department of Transportation crews perform annual inspection and maintenance work.

  • Jul 11, 2008

City Council delves into light rail ideas

The Bellevue City Council on Monday reviewed the results of a year-long effort designed to assist the community, and themselves, in evaluating and planning for a proposed light rail system in Bellevue.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Bellevue City Council to consider new round of “megahouse” regs

The Bellevue City Council will consider Monday, July 14 whether to proceed with a second round of regulations to limit the impacts of “teardown” development – the replacement of older homes with large new residences that may seem out-of-scale compared to existing neighborhood development.

  • Jul 10, 2008

Bellevue school’s new athletic center featured in publication

The Bellevue-based Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle will be featured in the Real Estate & Construction Review – 2009 Northwest Edition for the school’s new two-phase gymnasium project.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Bellevue couple takes in abandoned mother, nine ‘kids’

The pregnant mother was first spotted wandering the roadside somewhere along the North Olympic Peninsula. A man picked her up and dropped her off at the Port Ludlow shelter - and just in time. The mother - a 5-year-old golden retriever - was in poor health and within days of delivering her puppies.

  • Jul 8, 2008

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  • Jul 8, 2008