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Mona Locke now is ‘juggling being a wife

Former first lady balances work, family, giving back

Life is the craziest it has ever been for Mona Locke, even more so than her eight years serving as Washington’s first lady.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Mona Locke now is ‘juggling being a wife

Valley Med recall hearing set

A date has been set for a hearing on the recall petition against Don Jacobson, the president of Valley Medical Center’s commissioners.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Government Update

Metropolitan King County Council

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue man wins regional award

Michael Lemieux, of Bellevue, has been recognized as the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Outstanding Member of the Year at the Pacific Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (PACURH) “No Frills” conference at Southern Oregon University.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Living Hope Bible Church volunteers Jerry Lee
Living Hope Bible Church volunteers Jerry Lee

Police Blotter

March 24

  • Jun 2, 2008
For some trees

Ah spring!

The weather was downright flakey on Friday, March 28 as a midday snowstorm turned the blooming Bellevue area into a winter wonderland.

  • Jun 2, 2008
For some trees
World Impact Network's Executive Director Gabriella Van Breda holds one of the piggy banks that are used to collect money to raise $50

Bellevue ‘Piggy Parade’ organizers hope change brings change

A pocket full of change may not seem like much, but for the increasing number of people feeling the effects of a weakening economy, a nickel and dime goes a long way. As food prices continue to rise, a reported 5 percent in the past three months, people here are not immune to the situation. The Renewal Food Bank, part of Northwest Harvest's hunger relief network, hopes its "Piggy Parade" can help.

World Impact Network's Executive Director Gabriella Van Breda holds one of the piggy banks that are used to collect money to raise $50

Fundraiser set for fire department

Evergreen Court, a senior living community, will host a fundraiser from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13 for the Bellevue Fire Department and emergency medical technicians.

  • Jun 2, 2008

County executive readying lengthy rebuttal to animal shelter criticism

King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report next week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by a consultant concerning the county’s management of its two animal shelters.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Crash injures two drivers

Two drivers suffered several injuries after one of the drivers slammed into the other vehicle March 27 in east Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Roadwork to close I-90 lanes

If you travel on I-90 or I-405 in south Bellevue start planning ahead for a number of weeknight closures at the end of April and beginning of May.

  • Jun 2, 2008
One year to go

One year to go

The Bravern, which will house a Neiman Marcus store, continues to rise on the corner of 112th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street. The retail giant is slated to open in March 2009.

  • Jun 2, 2008
One year to go

Man tries to steal police car; 2 officers hurt

Two Bellevue Police officers suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when a male suspect attempted to steal a police car.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Norcliffe Foundation gives $1 million to Kindering Center

The Norcliffe Foundation has announced a $1 million endowment gift to Bellevue’s Kindering Center. The fund will support future Kindering programs for the youngest, most vulnerable children in the community – infants and toddlers who are disabled, medically fragile, or vulnerable because of abuse or neglect.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue firm to help Boys/Girls center

Bellevue’s Opus Northwest will team up with Rebuilding Together South Sound, to renovate the Boys & Girls Club of Federal Way.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Church completes Navy basic training

Navy Seaman Lindsay K. Church, a 2003 graduate of Bellevue’s Interlake High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cancer Society wine auction tonight

The American Cancer Society’s fifth annual Good Times for Goodtimes Wine Auction will be presented beginning at 5 p.m. today at the Harbor Club in downtown Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cartoon commuting comes to Bellevue

Commuting may not be a laughing matter these days, but it could be featured in a cartoon.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cascade Water Alliance offers promotion

The Cascade Water Alliance is offering a special Earth Day promotion for rebates on WashWise high-efficiency clothes washers.

  • Jun 2, 2008