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Fundraiser set for fire department

Evergreen Court, a senior living community, will host a fundraiser from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13 for the Bellevue Fire Department and emergency medical technicians.

  • Jun 2, 2008

County executive readying lengthy rebuttal to animal shelter criticism

King County Executive Ron Sims plans to release a report next week to the County Council rebutting many of the recent findings by a consultant concerning the county’s management of its two animal shelters.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Crash injures two drivers

Two drivers suffered several injuries after one of the drivers slammed into the other vehicle March 27 in east Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Roadwork to close I-90 lanes

If you travel on I-90 or I-405 in south Bellevue start planning ahead for a number of weeknight closures at the end of April and beginning of May.

  • Jun 2, 2008
One year to go

One year to go

The Bravern, which will house a Neiman Marcus store, continues to rise on the corner of 112th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street. The retail giant is slated to open in March 2009.

  • Jun 2, 2008
One year to go

Man tries to steal police car; 2 officers hurt

Two Bellevue Police officers suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when a male suspect attempted to steal a police car.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Norcliffe Foundation gives $1 million to Kindering Center

The Norcliffe Foundation has announced a $1 million endowment gift to Bellevue’s Kindering Center. The fund will support future Kindering programs for the youngest, most vulnerable children in the community – infants and toddlers who are disabled, medically fragile, or vulnerable because of abuse or neglect.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue firm to help Boys/Girls center

Bellevue’s Opus Northwest will team up with Rebuilding Together South Sound, to renovate the Boys & Girls Club of Federal Way.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Church completes Navy basic training

Navy Seaman Lindsay K. Church, a 2003 graduate of Bellevue’s Interlake High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cancer Society wine auction tonight

The American Cancer Society’s fifth annual Good Times for Goodtimes Wine Auction will be presented beginning at 5 p.m. today at the Harbor Club in downtown Bellevue.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cartoon commuting comes to Bellevue

Commuting may not be a laughing matter these days, but it could be featured in a cartoon.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Cascade Water Alliance offers promotion

The Cascade Water Alliance is offering a special Earth Day promotion for rebates on WashWise high-efficiency clothes washers.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jewish Day School students (from left) Megan Brumer

Jewish Day School students to show films at festival

The Jewish Day School students in Lois Fein’s eighth grade history class have closed the textbooks and learned modern Jewish history from the people who lived it - their relatives.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jewish Day School students (from left) Megan Brumer

Maintenance work will close 130th Northeast April 13

Maintenance work by the city of Bellevue will take place on 130th Avenue Northeast between Bel-Red Road and Northeast 20th Street. This roadway is expected to be closed on Sunday, April 13, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to conduct work on a sewer pump station.

  • Jun 2, 2008
With the cranes

Bellevue boy delivers 1,000 cranes to peace monument

Timmy O’Brien, the Bellevue third grader who organized the folding of 1,000 origami cranes, delivered them to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Japan on Tuesday, April 1.

  • Jun 2, 2008
With the cranes

BCC honor society, student win awards

Bellevue Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, and chapter member Jessica Buskirk, of Bellevue, earned top awards at the society’s regional conference, held March 7-9 on the Clark College campus in Vancouver, Wash.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Darren Motamedy’s band plays jazz at the Vertigo Lounge and Grill on Friday

Getting jazzed in Bellevue

The jazz scene is making a smooth transition in Bellevue, from smoke-filled bars with candlelit tables to savvy upscale venues. It’s a new generation - one where jazz and hipsters are beginning to walk through the same front doors.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Darren Motamedy’s band plays jazz at the Vertigo Lounge and Grill on Friday
The downtown Bellevue Transit Center will the hub for increased bus service in the next three years.

More bus service coming to Bellevue

A new partnership between King County Metro Transit and the city of Bellevue will bring more bus service within the next three years.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The downtown Bellevue Transit Center will the hub for increased bus service in the next three years.

Award-winning author to speak at BCC

Timothy Egan, author of the National Book Award winner, The Worst Hard Times: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, will discuss that human and environmental catastrophe in a free, public lecture at Bellevue Community College on April 23.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Overlake Hospital Foundation will use its grant to move forward on its new South Tower.

Eastside gets $470,000 from Paul Allen foundation

Eastside nonprofit organizations will receive $470,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The grants are specifically geared towards supporting children, families and communities as a whole.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Overlake Hospital Foundation will use its grant to move forward on its new South Tower.