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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
Interlake horticulture students donate their time at the Glendale Fold Club on Thursday
Interlake horticulture students donate their time at the Glendale Fold Club on Thursday

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
Kenny White
Kenny White
Microsoft will lease almost all of the City Center Plaza building at 110th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Sixth.

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.

Microsoft will lease almost all of the City Center Plaza building at 110th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Sixth.

Hearing set on transportation plan

A May 8 meeting will give people a chance to voice their suggestions or learn about future transportation projects in Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Garage fire damages home in Bellevue

A fire Sunday night damaged a Bellevue home in the Wilburton neighborhood. No one was home at the time of the fire, but neighbors reported the blaze at about 11:45 p.m. after hearing popping sounds and seeing flames. The fire occurred in the 12800 block of Southeast Second Street.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Six receive National Merit scholarships

Six students from the Bellevue area have won National Merit $2500 Scholarships. They were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors. The awards are provided by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s own funds.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Correction

Information furnished to the Bellevue Reporter and an editing error resulted in an incorrect date regarding the fire that closed Stamos restaurant in Lake Hills. The fire was in December, 2006.

  • Jun 2, 2008

County sheriff facing cut of 100 deputies

Slashes in the King County budget may force Sheriff Sue Rahr to cut as many as 100 deputies from the county roster.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student places in writers contest

Yasmin Luthra, a student at Stevenson Elementary School in Bellevue, placed third in the 14th annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, sponsored by KCTS 9 in Seattle.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The start of boating season arrived at the Meydenbauer Yacht Club in Bellevue on Saturday
The start of boating season arrived at the Meydenbauer Yacht Club in Bellevue on Saturday
Jane Hague

Hague wants county plugged into next generation vehicles

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Jane Hague wants the county to study ways King County could provide charging stations for a new generation of hybrids called Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs).

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jane Hague