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Vehicle prowls hit Medina

Fourteen cars were prowled in Medina during the early morning hours of Friday, May 2. Thirteen of them had been left unlocked.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Public hearing set on PSE merger, rate-boost requests

Customers of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be able to comment to state regulators on the utility’s proposed merger and request to increase electricity and natural gas rates at a public meeting in Bellevue May 15.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter

April 29

  • Jun 2, 2008

Jubilee Center offers help to community

Jubilee REACH Center looks like a community meeting space. Ask those who use it and you’ll find it’s much more than that.

Audience hears harrowing tales at YES breakfast

Like any 10-year-old, Darian S. likes Hannah Montana, shopping and climbing trees. But unlike most 10-year-olds, she has dealt with and overcome many challenging obstacles in her short life.

Paccar to build education center at Overlake

Paccar has donated $1 million to Overlake Hospital Medical Center to establish the Paccar Education Center. The donation will enable Overlake to create a sophisticated 7,000-square-foot education facility to ensure Eastside residents have access to hospital care from well-trained healthcare professionals.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue installs 211 new curb ramps

Crews working for the Transportation Department are wrapping up the largest project yet in the city’s effort to make curbs and sidewalks easier to navigate for people with disabilities.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police to begin more nighttime seat belt patrols

Law enforcement officers will again take to the streets at night between May 19 and June 1 to enforce use of seat belts.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Parks programs, events win state awards

Bellevue’s Parks & Community Services Department has received several awards this year from the Washington Recreation & Parks Association.

  • Jun 2, 2008

School lunch prices to increase next fall

Bellevue students whose families pay the full cost for school lunch will see higher prices next fall.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Free helmets offered to children

Chiropractor Dr. Eric Hansen will host his 6th Annual Bicycle Helmet Safety Day on Saturday, May 17.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Sammamish students race to find cure

Sammamish High School senior Melva Buyers met four-year-old Aidan Leffler a couple weeks ago when he came to a school assembly.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter

April 1

  • Jun 2, 2008

Driver backs car over 4-year-old

A driver backed over a four-year-old boy Monday afternoon, sending the child to Harborview Medical Center.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student participates in Honduras project

Nicole F. Kahn of Bellevue participated in an American Jewish World Service alternative spring break trip to Honduras.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Agreement brings rail corridor into public ownership

Regional stakeholders gathered in front of the Wilburton trestle at the Bellevue Fire Station Monday morning to sign a historic agreement that will bring the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Corridor into public ownership.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Top skateboarders to compete Friday

Top amateur skateboarders will compete for $3,000 in prize money in “best trick contests” at the opening celebration for the new Highland Center Skate Plaza on Friday, May 16, 3:30 to 10 p.m.

  • Jun 2, 2008

A grand experience

Fourteen-year-old Michael Lee beat stage fright long ago.

  • Jun 2, 2008

McCain talks about environment, raises funds in Eastside visit Tuesday

Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, brought his campaign to the Eastside Tuesday with a fundraiser in Bellevue and participation in a roundtable discussion in North Bend on global climate change.

  • Jun 2, 2008