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  • Aug 19, 2008

In service

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler R. Erickson, son of Linda Molemaar of Bellevue and Steve Erickson of Kirkland recently completed the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).

  • Aug 19, 2008

Driver improvement program offered

The AAA Driver Improvement Program is accepting reservations for its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Kids, babysitters to team up to fight cancer

SeekingSitters will host the first Alex’s lemonade stand fundraiser in Bellevue on Aug. 23 in an effort to raise money for cancer research.

  • Aug 19, 2008

CityU to offer program at LWTC

Bellevue-based City University of Seattle and Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) have joined to bring CityU of Seattle’s newly developed Bachelor of Arts in Management (B.A.M.) program to the LWTC campus in Redmond beginning this fall.

  • Aug 19, 2008

New program targets people 16-24 with limited skills

Five local organizations are joining together to help young adults who have limited basic skills. Through a shared project called the Eastside Educational Transition Center, Bellevue and Cascadia community colleges, Hopelink, and Lake Washington and Renton technical colleges are working to help under-educated young adults get the job training they need to become economically self-sufficient.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Woman identified in fatal fall

A 25-year-old woman from Bellevue who fell to her death from a balcony has been identified as Chelsea Marie Howe.

  • Aug 19, 2008
Richard Boehmer

Route 222 bus driver in Bellevue honored the best

It was 1979 and Richard Boehmer hired on at Metro while he looked for a “real job.”

  • Aug 19, 2008
Richard Boehmer

Bellevue store picked for liquor project

Matthews at Lakemont grocery store is one of 30 stores cross the state chosen for a pilot program to allow wine and beer tasting on site.

  • Aug 19, 2008

PSE foundation awards grants to area organizations

The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has awarded grants totaling almost $130,000 to more than 30 charitable organizations throughout Washington.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Bellevue Arts Museum awarded grant

The Bellevue Arts Museum has been awarded a $478,492 grant from the federal government’s Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant will fund museum exhibitions and educational programs between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Restaurants adding nutritional information to menus

By the new year, King County residents will be able to weigh the nutritional value of their dine-out meals.

  • Aug 18, 2008

I-405 Wilburton tunnel demolition milestone reached as roof removed

Demolition crews made a major breakthrough Saturday, Aug. 16 when they brought down the roof of the Wilburton Tunnel on southbound I-405.

  • Aug 16, 2008
Eastside Rail Now members envision a one-mile moving walkway that would link Bellevue Way with 120th Avenue Northeast.

Eastside Rail Now envisions elegant moving sidewalks for downtown Bellevue

For Paul Zimmer, this is only the beginning of the line. The Bellevue resident first learned of King County’s plan to rip out the Eastside railroad line and replace it with a bicycle trail last year. How bizarre, he thought. He had to do something.

  • Aug 15, 2008
Eastside Rail Now members envision a one-mile moving walkway that would link Bellevue Way with 120th Avenue Northeast.

GARDEN CALENDAR

King County Iris Society Bearded Iris Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16. Features unusual and hard-to-find irises. Proceeds benefit the King County Iris Society. Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. www.kcis.org.

  • Aug 15, 2008

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  • Aug 15, 2008

St. Thomas School to open new Medina campus

Just 14 months after razing its former buildings, St. Thomas School will open the doors to its new building and campus at 8300 N.E. 12th Street in Medina.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Catapalooza finds homes for 146 cats

The Humane Society’s recent Catapalooza found homes for 146 orphaned cats.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Polling places changed for some

Ten polling places in Bellevue have new locations and King County is urging voters to confirm the location of their assigned polling place before the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

  • Aug 15, 2008

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  • Aug 15, 2008