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A clipping from the June 1

Heritage Corner

Bellevue’s earliest newspaper, the Lake Washington Reflector, first appeared on January 1, 1918. Publisher W. Eugene LeHuquet produced the paper with the help of his wife and the six oldest of his nine children, who spent their spare time setting type, printing, and gathering news, subscriptions, and advertisements.

  • Apr 24, 2008
A clipping from the June 1

Eight to receive scholarships

Eight Bellevue students will receive scholarships this year from the Bellevue PTSA Scholarship Committee.

  • Apr 24, 2008
Brett Konen created four reading centers for First Place

Bellevue teen’s love of reading leads to award for helping less fortunate

Bellevue teenager Brett Konen is an avid reader. She wanted to inspire a love of reading in the children by providing four cozy and comfortable “reading corners” for classrooms and the library at First Place, a Seattle organization serving the needs of children living with the risk or reality of homelessness.

  • Apr 23, 2008
Brett Konen created four reading centers for First Place

Bellevue’s environmental work highlighted on BTV

The city of Bellevue’s environmental stewardship efforts are the focus of a special edition of Bellevue Television’s “It’s Your City.” The episode, “Bellevue in Balance,” began airing on Friday, April 11, and is now available for streaming online.

  • Apr 23, 2008

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  • Apr 22, 2008

CALENDAR

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  • Apr 22, 2008
Erik Eagleson and Amy Hicks star in StoryBook Theater’s production of “Cinderella.” The play runs April 19 through 27 at the Kirkland Performance Center

‘Cinderella’

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  • Apr 19, 2008
Erik Eagleson and Amy Hicks star in StoryBook Theater’s production of “Cinderella.” The play runs April 19 through 27 at the Kirkland Performance Center

‘Toxic beauty,’ green fashions at BCC for Earth Week

Watch a “green” fashion show, have your children’s toys tested for toxins, learn about “toxic beauty” and the link between environmental health and toxicology, all at Bellevue Community College’s ninth annual Earth Week celebration, April 21-25.

  • Apr 19, 2008

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Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

  • Apr 18, 2008

CALENDAR

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday. To submit an item, e-mail calendar@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Apr 18, 2008
Bellevue’s Don Riggs delivered the news on KMPS for 33 years.

‘Time to go’

Thousands of Northwest radio listeners woke up to Don Riggs’ voice for the last time Friday, April 11.

  • Apr 16, 2008
Bellevue’s Don Riggs delivered the news on KMPS for 33 years.

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.

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.

  • Apr 16, 2008

Eleven Bellevue-area students have been named to the dean’s list at Eastern Washington University for winter term.

Eleven Bellevue-area students have been named to the dean’s list at Eastern Washington University for winter term.

  • Apr 16, 2008
Luca Chang takes photos of ducks as his aunt

Just ducky

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  • Apr 15, 2008
Luca Chang takes photos of ducks as his aunt
Taking advantage of the warm
Taking advantage of the warm

CALENDAR

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday. To submit an item, e-mail calendar@reporternewspapers.com.

  • Apr 15, 2008
Sam Tacher stars as Aladdin and Theodora Nestorova as Jasmine in Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE production of “Aladdin Jr.” The play runs April 17 through 20 at First Stage Theatre
Sam Tacher stars as Aladdin and Theodora Nestorova as Jasmine in Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE production of “Aladdin Jr.” The play runs April 17 through 20 at First Stage Theatre

OUT & ABOUT

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

  • Apr 15, 2008

‘Tip-A-Cop’ event today to help Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers will trade in their handcuffs for aprons in an effort to earn tips for Special Olympics Washington athletes today at all 32 Washington Red Robin locations.

  • Apr 12, 2008
An ad for Sherman Violins featuring Eugene Sherman

Bellevue Biography – Eugene and Alice Sherman

In 1911, when Eugene M. Sherman and his wife Alice came to Bellevue, the business district consisted of a grocery store, a post office, and a blacksmith shop. The Shermans soon added a fourth business, the Dirigo Compass Factory, on the corner of 100th Ave and NE 1st. “Dirigo” was the state motto of Maine, Eugene’s home state, and it translated to “I guide” or “I direct.”

  • Apr 12, 2008
An ad for Sherman Violins featuring Eugene Sherman