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24 get scholarship aid at U. of Idaho

Twenty-four Bellevue residents will receive scholarship support at the University of Idaho for the 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Jul 3, 2008

New program seeks to bridge language gap for immigrants

Many people previously stymied by language difficulties are now able to get help for their families, thanks to the full launch of the Eastside Cultural Navigator Program.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Strike shuts several Bellevue projects

Several Bellevue construction projects were shut down last week following a strike by members of the fire-sprinkler installers union.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Retirement home bus catches fire; no injuries

A Merrill Gardens retirement community bus from Seattle caught fire at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3 while traveling down SR 520 westbound near Bellevue Way Northeast.

  • Jul 3, 2008

PACE receives $1 million gift

The Performing Arts Center Eastside has received $500,000 pledged by Janine Fortin Florence and her husband, Alex Florence, to the Campaign For PACE.

  • Jul 3, 2008

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  • Jul 3, 2008

In Service

Navy Seaman Recruit Allen E. Wood, son of David E. Wood of Bellevue, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Bellevue native new university president

Bellevue native Tracy Fitzsimmons has begun her new position as president of Shenandoah University. Dr. Fitzsimmons, 41, is now the youngest sitting university president in Virginia.

  • Jul 3, 2008

BCC offering gas cards to encourage registration

Five $100 gas cards are up for grabs by students who register by July 11 for fall quarter at Bellevue Community College.

  • Jul 3, 2008

City seeks comment on proposed utilities projects

The Bellevue Environmental Services Commission is seeking public comments on the proposed 2009-2015 water, sewer and storm and surface water utility Capital Investment Program (CIP).

  • Jul 3, 2008

County names new manager for animal control

Wendy Keller has been named Acting Manager of King County’s Animal Care and Control section.

  • Jul 3, 2008

More troopers on roads today

The State Patrol is putting extra troopers on the road through tonight, focusing on DUI, speed, seatbelts, aggressive driving and criminal violations.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Group Health has buyer for Overlake campus

Group Health has signed a letter of intent with the Trammell Crow Company and an institutional financial partner for the sale of its 28-acre Eastside Campus in the Overlake area on 156th Avenue Northeast, just north of Bel-Red Road.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Mars Hill Church launches Bellevue campus on Sunday

Mars Hill, one of the largest churches in the region, officially opens its first Eastside campus on July 6 in Bellevue.

  • Jul 3, 2008

BCC now sister-school with Beijing university

Bellevue Community College has signed a sister-school agreement with Beijing University of Agriculture (BUA). The agreement will expand opportunities for students to learn in depth about one of the world’s fastest growing economic powers, and a major trading partner for Northwest business and industry.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Man dies just steps away from Overlake ER

The body of a 44-year-old man who was found in the bushes near Overlake Hospital’s emergency room Tuesday night has been identified as Talal Al-namrouti of Bellevue, officials said.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Retirement home bus catches fire; no injuries

A Merrill Gardens retirement community bus from Seattle caught fire at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3 while traveling down SR 520 westbound near Bellevue Way… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2008

Body found near Overlake emergency room identified

By Carrie WoodBellevue ReporterThe body of a 44-year-old man who was found in the bushes near Overlake Hospital's emergency room Tuesday night has been identified… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2008