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Bellevue Police earn high marks in recent survey

The vast majority of people who have had contact with Bellevue police staff say the force is highly professional, provides high-quality service and is fair and equitable.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Eastside Catholic hosts open house at Sammamish campus

Eastside Catholic School will host an open house for prospective middle and high school students and their families from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at the school’s new campus in Sammamish.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Firefighters check out the damage to a garage fire in Bellevue Tuesday.

Fire damages garage in northeast Bellevue

Bellevue and Redmond firefighters responded to an unoccupied residence in northeast Bellevue to extinguish a garage fire. Neighbors reported hearing popping noises and then saw the flames. They were the ones to call 911.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Firefighters check out the damage to a garage fire in Bellevue Tuesday.

Penewell honored for helping students

Karen Penewell, the Office Manager at Bellevue’s Robinswood School, is one of 36 people from across the state honored for their hard work and commitment to students.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Tulips: A world of color in a bulb

Slip on your wooden shoes and start tilting at windmills because April is the month for tulips and this week I am honored to be in the land of Windmills, wooden shoes and tulips. Acres and acres of tulips. Red tulips, yellow tulips, bi-colored tulips and striped tulips.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Workshops set on natural yard care techniques

The city of Bellevue and King County will present a series of free natural yard care workshops this month and next.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student named to 2008 All Washington Academic Team

Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) student Susan Dailey, of Bellevue, has been named to the 2008 All Washington Academic Team. The annual All Washington Academic Team, in its 13th year, honors the top students from the state’s 34 community and technical colleges.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Four students win awards in history event

Four Bellevue students at Eastside Catholic High School won awards in Washington History Day, a regional competition held in seven locations around Washington in February and March.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student wins award for non-fiction article

Ciara O’Rourke of Bellevue, a student at Western Washington University, has won a third-place award in the Non-Fiction Article category of the recently announced Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 10 Mark of Excellence Awards.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Overlake Hospital education coordinator Susan Higley says the program gives families useful tools to incorporate healthy eating habits into everyday life.

BodyWorks helps families become healthier

When Shelly Parker decided that she wanted her 13-year-old daughter, Rebecca, to learn more about healthy eating habits, she didn’t know where to turn.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Overlake Hospital education coordinator Susan Higley says the program gives families useful tools to incorporate healthy eating habits into everyday life.
Kenneth Aramaki and Jesse Corrington compete for the grand prize.

Rock Bottom rocks it out

It was a full on jam fest at the Rock Bottom-Bellevue on Sunday night as contestants battled it out during the restaurant and brewery’s first ever Guitar Hero III tournament.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kenneth Aramaki and Jesse Corrington compete for the grand prize.
Bellevue’s 989 elements building

Urban living to bring change to Bellevue housing

“It’s definitely not your parents’ Bellevue.”

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bellevue’s 989 elements building

PSE offering energy-saving incentives

Puget Sound Energy is launching new energy efficiency offerings and increased incentives to help customers conserve electricity and natural gas and save on their energy bills.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Government Update

King County Council

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ervin Nalos

Neighbors celebrate 400 trilliums at tea party

There’s something poetic about Ervin Nalos’ backyard.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ervin Nalos

Weinstein confirms retirement as 41st District senator

Sen. Brian Weinstein, D-Mercer Island, who represents 41st Legislative District, has confirmed his earlier decision to not seek reelection this November. The district includes a portion of Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Dallas Szulkowski
Dallas Szulkowski
Janet Yellen

Federal Reserve opens its new Seattle facility

You can’t open an account at this new bank branch. In fact, you aren’t likely even to get in.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Janet Yellen

Jan Dickerman, formerly Housing and Child Development Director for Hopelink, is the new executive director of KITH.

Jan Dickerman, formerly Housing and Child Development Director for Hopelink, is the new executive director of KITH.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Peter Kline

Bellevue resident running for a cure

If it were only about the running, it would be simple. It’s about so much more than that. It’s about making a difference.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Peter Kline