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Svetlana Metodieva stands in her store

One in 10 million

Bellevue woman turns immigration into business success

  • Jun 2, 2008
Svetlana Metodieva stands in her store
Carolyn Pirak

Workshop helps new parents care for each other first

The next workshop runs on two Saturdays, April 26 and May 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $150 per couple. Parents are welcome to bring baby. To register, call Overlake at 425-688-5269 or visit www.overlakehospital.org/classes. For information, visit www.gottman.com/parenting/baby.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Carolyn Pirak

Governor tells Bellevue youth to be leaders

Inspire, imagine, innovate: that was the idea behind the 2008 Bellevue Youth Involvement Conference at Meydenbauer Center. With guests Dr. Matt Bellace, Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, and 13-year-old founder of the charity foundation, Hoops of Hope, the conference brought more than 450 students, the highest attendance ever, together to discuss ways to get involved in the community in Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Robert Sargent

Group to start Drinking Liberally in Bellevue

Political change is brewing at the Mustard Seed Grill & Pub in Newport Hills.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Robert Sargent

School board OKs $5 million in cuts

Nearly $5 million in cuts was approved by the Bellevue School Board last Tuesday to rebuild the district’s reserve.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue IRS office to open on Saturday

The Bellevue Internal Revenue Service’s Taxpayer Assistance office will be open on Saturday, March 29, to help people in the area file a tax return in order to receive their Economic Stimulus Payment, commonly referred to as a rebate

  • Jun 2, 2008
Noémie Bronnec

Ooh-la-la, Bellevue

They shopped, they had fun in school, they enjoyed Slurpees.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Noémie Bronnec

Bellevue named top place to live, launch business

Fortune Small Business (FSB) has named Bellevue the best place (out of 100) in the nation to live and launch a business.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Westminster hosts AIDS exhibit

Bellevue’s Westminster Chapel will host at educational AIDS exhibit from May 9-12.

  • Jun 2, 2008

YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day

The Bellevue YMCA will host a Healthy Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at the Y’s facility on Bel-Red Road.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Logan Koch-Michael

Preschool to require IQ tests for students

It will be unprecedented in Washington state: The first institution designed for young gifted students to require IQ testing from preschool applicants.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Logan Koch-Michael

Erin Fletcher profiled in engineering campaign

Erin Fletcher, project manager of HDR’s Bellevue office, is among 12 female engineers profiled by the Engineer Your Life (EYL) campaign. Backed by more than 50 engineering associations, colleges and universities, the campaign is designed to encourage college-bound girls to integrate engineering into college studies.

  • Jun 2, 2008
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