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Reed: August primary will reflect Supreme Court ruling

Washington voters have witnessed several changes in recent years, with poll sites getting replaced by mail-in ballots, the primary taking place a month earlier and constantly changing. Last week, Secretary of State Sam Reed talked about how voters now cast ballots from the mail instead of the polls, the primary this August will be the third different type since 2003 and voter rolls have been cleaned up since the governor’s election recount in 2004.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue home builder Quadrant announces cuts

A fast-growing rate of home deal cancellations has forced Bellevue-based Quadrant Homes to cut back its workforce.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Walk-a-thon raises $40,000 for Aidan, family

More than 1500 people turned out for the third annual Walk for Aidan event last Saturday to support 4-year-old Aidan Leffler who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Three to receive scholarships

Three students at Bellevue-area schools will received scholarships from Overlake Alumnae Panhellenic.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Fallen officer memorial Saturday at Factoria

Police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty will be honored Saturday at a memorial at the Factoria Mall.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Council sees plan for Surrey Downs park

Hiking trails, a large open area, improved athletic fields and picnic facilities would all become part of a new park in the Surrey Downs area under a proposed master plan unveiled before City Council members on Monday.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Council approves habitat restoration

Native salmon populations are expected to reap immediate benefits from a major Kelsey Creek habitat restoration project approved Monday by the Bellevue City Council.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Memorial Day changes for Metro Transit

Most Metro transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, Memorial Day.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Environment gets top billing at City Hall workshop

The environment was in the spotlight May 10 at Bellevue City Hall as a mini-workshop helped community members become aware of the ongoing threats to natural resources.

Muni League seeking volunteers

The Municipal League is looking for volunteers to help their fellow citizens be well-informed before they vote.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Church offers e-waste recycling

First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue will hold an e-waste event in its parking lot from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7. The event will give people a chance to recycle outdated computer equipment and help a worthy cause, too.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Fallen officer memorial at Factoria

Police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty will be honored Saturday at a memorial at the Factoria Mall.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue band to play at Memorial Day service

Tahoma National Cemetery will have a Memorial Day Program starting noon May 26 at the cemetery, located at 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent. This year’s program will include a flyover provided by the U.S. Navy, and music provided by the Bellevue Community Band led by conductor Phillip Donley.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue lists youth leadership award winners

Winners have been chosen for Bellevue’s Community Leadership Awards, annual honors presented by Bellevue Youth Link, a youth leadership program sponsored by the city and Bellevue public schools.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Wastemobile coming to Eastside

East King County residents can finish their spring cleaning by safely disposing of car batteries, oil and other household hazardous items when the King County Wastemobile continues its 19th year of service.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Metro Transit revising bus service on May 31

Starting Saturday, May 31, King County Metro Transit will make a few changes to bus routes to update bus service.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Fundraiser to benefit student trip

People can take a night off from cooking and benefit the Sammamish High School SkillsUSA Health Knowledge Bowl winners.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Seat opens on Bellevue Planning Commission

The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on the Planning Commission.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Seat opens on Bellevue Planning Commission

The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Whoever is appointed will serve the three years remaining on the term of a member stepping down this spring.

  • Jun 2, 2008