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Resolutions honor Freemasonry

The Washington State Senate and House recently passed unanimous resolutions honoring Freemasonry for its many contributions to the state.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Hiking for healthy kids

Bright sunshine brought out more than 300 people to the second annual Rotary Walks! The Hike for Healthy Kids on Saturday, April 26.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Highway construction season means ongoing work in Bellevue

The state officially kicked off its 2008 construction season this week, but in Bellevue it just means that two large projects still have months to go before they end.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue briefed on SR-520 improvements

State Department of Transportation officials Monday gave members of the Bellevue City Council a look at the state’s plan to replace a six-mile stretch of… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2008

Japanese visitors learn of U.S. pet program

The handlers and animals being judged were American, the evaluators Japanese. At the end, everyone learned something.

Bellevue briefed on SR-520 improvements

State Department of Transportation officials Monday gave members of the Bellevue City Council a look at the state’s plan to replace a six-mile stretch of State Route 520, including the Evergreen Point Bridge, by 2018.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Jay Thomas Sextet to perform at Jazz Club

Jay Thomas will bring his Sextet to perform at the Bellevue Jazz Club at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue resident wins Rangel Fellowship

Vi L. Nhan, of Bellevue, was selected as a 2008 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow, following a highly competitive nationwide contest. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, supports individuals who want to pursue careers in the U.S. Foreign Service.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City Council looks at Bel-Red financial options

The City Council was briefed Monday on the potential for using developer impact fees to fund transportation and parks improvements in Bel-Red and other places in the city.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Six receive National Merit scholarships

Six students from the Bellevue area have won National

  • Jun 2, 2008

KidsQuest receives $20,000 grant

KidsQuest Children’s Museum in Bellevue will receive a $20,000 grant to help more children experience the displays inside.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Women in Need events raise $540,000

Washington Women In Need raised $540,000 at its annual spring luncheons in Bellevue and Seattle that will provide financial assistance to low income women in Washington.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Hague to host Town Hall on environment on May 10

King County Councilmember Jane Hague will host a community Town Hall on “climate change,” “sustainable communities” and “environmentalism” and present practical, everyday ideas for protecting the environment.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student at BCC wins scholarship

Tess McMillan, of Bellevue, has received a Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) scholarship from the state Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board. McMillan is a student at Bellevue Community College studying .NET Programming and Web Development.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Ballinger finalist for scholarship

Alex Ballinger of Bellevue is one of 20 high school seniors named as a finalist in the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship at Gonzaga University for the 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Jun 2, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008

Microsoft turbocharges downtown

If Microsoft is the engine that drives the Eastside then Bellevue’s commercial real-estate market just got a turbo boost. The Redmond-based company put the pedal to the floor, leasing 561,000 square feet at the City Center Plaza office building.