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Bellevue teachers will strike if new contract isn’t reached by Sept.

For the first time in decades, the Bellevue Education Association voted to go on strike in the fall 2008-2009 school year, pending a tentative contract agreement with the district. The vote passed with 94 percent approval by union members attending a general meeting Tuesday night at Sammamish High School.

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  • Jun 12, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

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  • Jun 12, 2008

Alison Fisher, daughter of Judith and Stephen Fisher o

Alison Fisher, daughter of Judith and Stephen Fisher of Medina, received a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College on May 25.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Pet of the Week Pet of the Week

Lucy is one of the friendliest cats you’ve ever seen - such a fun, fabulous girl.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Heritage Corner

Heritage Corner is a weekly feature of the Bellevue Reporter. Material is provided by the

  • Jun 12, 2008

Interlake musicians win

Interlake High School music students were winners in a recent contest.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Teens help out at Special Olympics

Teens from the Bellevue South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped out at a Special Olympics event on Saturday, May 31.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Teens help out at Special Olympics

Teens from the Bellevue South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped out at a Special Olympics event on Saturday, May 31.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Economic slowdown seen, may be shortlived

Even though Bellevue’s economy has remained strong in recent months as the national economy has declined, the city is showing some signs of a slowdown, city council members learned this week.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Sacred Heart Elementary students come up big for Heritage University

At first glance, the third-graders in room 3b at Sacred Heart Elementary School appear like any other class. But look again and you will see 24 bright-eyed kids in Penny Koreski’s class who, over the course of the school year, have raised funds for a $12,000 scholarship that will be awarded to two students from Heritage University.

EWU-BCC set to graduate Thursday

Eastern Washington University will graduate some 60 students from its center at Bellevue Community College during a special commencement beginning at 5:30 p.m. on June 19.

  • Jun 12, 2008

PACE receives $6 million grant from Gates Foundation

The Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) has announced a $6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the completion of a new 2,000-seat performing arts facility in Bellevue.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Going green and getting down to business

Going green has become second nature to many, a revelation that is not lost on the business world. An increased number of businesses are embracing environmental responsibility and incorporating green practices. To relay their “green story” to the consumer, Bellevue-based Washburn Communication works closely with their clients to help them communicate their environmental position. For the lead marketing consulting firm, going green is more than just a trend, environmental accountability is at the core of the company and its employees.

Bellevue hikers in deadly snowstorm on Rainier identified

Three Mount Rainier hikers from Bellevue, one of whom died and the others injured after getting caught in a blizzard overnight, have been identified.

  • Jun 12, 2008

Bellevue park’s opening makes a big splash

The grand opening celebration of the Crossroads Water Spray Playground that took place this past weekend was a big splash. The much anticipated opening of the new water-themed play area at Crossroads Community Park brought more than 350 community members, local leaders and neighborhood families together for a day of fun activities.

Go totally green? Well, here’s a start | Column

The great questions I get in my AskAndy@PSE.com e-mail box are one of the things I enjoy most about being a Reporter columnist. Most are pretty straightforward, but others are a real challenge - like this one sent to me by Jeff: Would you please advise on each step an existing business should take to go totally green?

  • Jun 11, 2008

‘The Wizard of Oz’

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  • Jun 11, 2008

Out & About in Bellevue | June 11

Community events happening in the Bellevue area.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Bellevue Community Calendar | June 11

Community events happening in the Bellevue area starting June 11.

  • Jun 10, 2008