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Brian Reiser

The perfect score

“SAT prep isn’t that exciting, let’s be honest,” says 16-year-old Brian Reiser.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brian Reiser
Carol Loya

New spa hopes to have people calling Truce

The Westin Bellevue, Suite 400, 600 Bellevue Way N.E. The spa is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. For reservations call 425-454-0622.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Carol Loya

Registration open for Humane Society camps

Registration is now open for the Seattle Humane Society’s Animal Adventures Day Camp, week-long day camps for children ages five to 12-years old.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter Bellevue

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  • Jun 2, 2008

BCC lecture offers tips for parents

Why are first and last children often opposites? What challenges or benefits will a middle child face throughout his or her lifetime? Should you adjust your parenting depending on birth order?

  • Jun 2, 2008

Members sought for county board of ethics

King County residents with an interest in law and ethics can apply for an open position on the King County Board of Ethics. The person will serve a three-year term on the five-member citizen advisory board.

  • Jun 2, 2008

BCC to offer six free, public career workshops

Bellevue Community College’s Center for Career Connections is offering six free, public workshops this spring on career planning and job-hunting:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bayer elected college trustee

Douglas L. Bayer, of Bellevue, has been elected to the Knox College Board of Trustees.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City considers more megahome restrictions

The city of Bellevue is considering more laws that could limit the size of “megahomes” and prohibit residents from combining lots on which to build them. The city adopted a first round of regulatory changes last December.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue looks to expand volunteer programs

Bellevue already counts on more than 6,000 volunteers for help, but city officials want to expand the opportunities for residents to contribute. The city is soliciting ideas from residents and plans to link people offering their services to nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers.

  • Jun 2, 2008

YMCA sets Healthy Kids Day today

Eastside families can celebrate Healthy Kids Day today at the

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue Police earn high marks in recent survey

The vast majority of people who have had contact with Bellevue police staff say the force is highly professional, provides high-quality service and is fair and equitable.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Eastside Catholic hosts open house at Sammamish campus

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.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Firefighters check out the damage to a garage fire in Bellevue Tuesday.

Fire damages garage in northeast Bellevue

Bellevue and Redmond firefighters responded to an unoccupied residence in northeast Bellevue to extinguish a garage fire. Neighbors reported hearing popping noises and then saw the flames. They were the ones to call 911.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Firefighters check out the damage to a garage fire in Bellevue Tuesday.

Penewell honored for helping students

Karen Penewell, the Office Manager at Bellevue’s Robinswood School, is one of 36 people from across the state honored for their hard work and commitment to students.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Tulips: A world of color in a bulb

Slip on your wooden shoes and start tilting at windmills because April is the month for tulips and this week I am honored to be in the land of Windmills, wooden shoes and tulips. Acres and acres of tulips. Red tulips, yellow tulips, bi-colored tulips and striped tulips.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Workshops set on natural yard care techniques

The city of Bellevue and King County will present a series of free natural yard care workshops this month and next.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student named to 2008 All Washington Academic Team

Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) student Susan Dailey, of Bellevue, has been named to the 2008 All Washington Academic Team. The annual All Washington Academic Team, in its 13th year, honors the top students from the state’s 34 community and technical colleges.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Four students win awards in history event

Four Bellevue students at Eastside Catholic High School won awards in Washington History Day, a regional competition held in seven locations around Washington in February and March.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student wins award for non-fiction article

Ciara O’Rourke of Bellevue, a student at Western Washington University, has won a third-place award in the Non-Fiction Article category of the recently announced Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 10 Mark of Excellence Awards.

  • Jun 2, 2008