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3 Scouts receive awards

Three special needs Girl Scouts from Troop 1171 in Bellevue were recognized for their Girl Scout Gold Award projects at an areawide event Tuesday night, May 6.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Popular gardening expert Ciscoe Morris hosted his weekly radio show from Bellevue Nursery on Saturday
Popular gardening expert Ciscoe Morris hosted his weekly radio show from Bellevue Nursery on Saturday
Brad Jefferson shows how a computer can produce a slideshow to music.

Living life Animoto-style Bellevue High grads come up with new slideshow technology

Beverly Jefferson has an entire library of DVD slideshows she has created from photos of trips to Italy, China and sailing in the Caribbean. But the process to make them has often taken her longer than the vacations themselves.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brad Jefferson shows how a computer can produce a slideshow to music.

Council briefed on transportation study

Bellevue transportation planners briefed the Bellevue City Council Monday on efforts to update an agreement between Bellevue and Redmond concerning joint transportation projects and land-use coordination in a heavily traveled area that borders the two cities.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue Community Calendar

A listing of Bellevue community events and announcements.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Council OKs more firefighters, police

Bellevue City Council members Monday approved hiring eight additional firefighters and six police officers to meet rapidly expanding public safety needs.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Vehicle prowls hit Medina

Fourteen cars were prowled in Medina during the early morning hours of Friday, May 2. Thirteen of them had been left unlocked.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Public hearing set on PSE merger, rate-boost requests

Customers of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be able to comment to state regulators on the utility’s proposed merger and request to increase electricity and natural gas rates at a public meeting in Bellevue May 15.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Executives and team members with Expedia CruiseShipCenters held the grand opening of the first-even retail store that combines Expedia and CruiseShipCenters. The launch of the store took place in mid-April at Crossroads Bellevue shopping center. The open house welcomed more than 350 guests. Pictured (back row
Executives and team members with Expedia CruiseShipCenters held the grand opening of the first-even retail store that combines Expedia and CruiseShipCenters. The launch of the store took place in mid-April at Crossroads Bellevue shopping center. The open house welcomed more than 350 guests. Pictured (back row

Police Blotter

April 29

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Maria Alejandra Flores Cardenas does homework during a kids after school program at Jubilee Reach Center on Wednesday

Jubilee Center offers help to community

Jubilee REACH Center looks like a community meeting space. Ask those who use it and you’ll find it’s much more than that.

Maria Alejandra Flores Cardenas does homework during a kids after school program at Jubilee Reach Center on Wednesday
Darian S. and Patti Skelton-McGoughan

Audience hears harrowing tales at YES breakfast

Like any 10-year-old, Darian S. likes Hannah Montana, shopping and climbing trees. But unlike most 10-year-olds, she has dealt with and overcome many challenging obstacles in her short life.

Darian S. and Patti Skelton-McGoughan
Illustration shows the lobby area of the updated facility.

Paccar to build education center at Overlake

Paccar has donated $1 million to Overlake Hospital Medical Center to establish the Paccar Education Center. The donation will enable Overlake to create a sophisticated 7,000-square-foot education facility to ensure Eastside residents have access to hospital care from well-trained healthcare professionals.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Illustration shows the lobby area of the updated facility.

Bellevue installs 211 new curb ramps

Crews working for the Transportation Department are wrapping up the largest project yet in the city’s effort to make curbs and sidewalks easier to navigate for people with disabilities.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police to begin more nighttime seat belt patrols

Law enforcement officers will again take to the streets at night between May 19 and June 1 to enforce use of seat belts.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Parks programs, events win state awards

Bellevue’s Parks & Community Services Department has received several awards this year from the Washington Recreation & Parks Association.

  • Jun 2, 2008

School lunch prices to increase next fall

Bellevue students whose families pay the full cost for school lunch will see higher prices next fall.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Free helmets offered to children

Chiropractor Dr. Eric Hansen will host his 6th Annual Bicycle Helmet Safety Day on Saturday, May 17.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Sammamish students race to find cure

Sammamish High School senior Melva Buyers met four-year-old Aidan Leffler a couple weeks ago when he came to a school assembly.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter

April 1

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