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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
Mary Embleton of Cascade Harvest Coalition speaks to a crowd gathered at Bellevue City Hall on Saturday May 9. King County Councilmember Jane Hague hosted the ‘Living Green’ event.

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.

Mary Embleton of Cascade Harvest Coalition speaks to a crowd gathered at Bellevue City Hall on Saturday May 9. King County Councilmember Jane Hague hosted the ‘Living Green’ event.

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 The event will give people a chance to recycle outdated computer equipment and help a worthy cause, too.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
The Bellevue Community Band
The Bellevue Community Band
Ronnie Short fills up her truck as the last customer to receive free gasoline from the Washington State Lottery on Friday morning. Her Dodge truck sported the sign that signaled to other motorists that she was the last of the 200 eligible customers to receive the free fuel.

Lottery gives motorists free gasoline

Like many Americans, Ronnie Short is feeling the pain at the gas pump.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ronnie Short fills up her truck as the last customer to receive free gasoline from the Washington State Lottery on Friday morning. Her Dodge truck sported the sign that signaled to other motorists that she was the last of the 200 eligible customers to receive the free fuel.

Workers sought for Marymoor concerts

King County Parks is encouraging groups and individuals to be a part of the volunteer “Marymoor Recycling Crew” at this summer’s Concerts at Marymoor. Recycling Crew volunteers get free entry when they help promote recycling and waste reduction during shows.

  • Jun 2, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008

Girl Scouts plan evening for foster parents, families

Bellevue Girl Scout troop 51041 will hold a foster parent appreciation dinner for 80 families of Olive Crest Foster Agency Thursday, May 29 at Crossroads Bible church. The 6-8 p.m. dinner event will include a craft, dinner provided at the church, entertainment, decorations and a take-away gift.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Valley hospital board votes to still meet at 3:30 p.m.

The Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners will continue meeting at 3:30 p.m., after voting recently to rescind a decision to meet at 6 p.m. that effectively could have resulted in the resignation of one of its newest members.

  • Jun 2, 2008