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Feline Fix Day set May 6

Registration is now open for the Seattle Humane Society’s Feline “Fix” Day, on May 6. Low-income cat owners can have male cats neutered for $15 and female cats spayed for $25. Free microchip identification also will be implanted in cats having surgery that day.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Spiritridge Elementary sets auction

Spiritridge Elementary School will hold a benefit dinner and auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. May 3 at the Bellevue Red Lion.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Deaths

Cragg, Philip W., 4/11/2008, Bellevue, 84

  • Jun 2, 2008

State regulators OK PSE reductions

Residential customers of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will see short-term reductions on their next electric bill after the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) agreed to allow the utilities to pass through temporary federal-power credits from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jane Landis of Yarrow Point recently spent a week as a page in the state House of Representatives. Jane
Jane Landis of Yarrow Point recently spent a week as a page in the state House of Representatives. Jane

Hike for Healthy Kids returns on Saturday

Walkers will be out in force Saturday as Rotary Walks! Hike for Healthy Kids returns.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Lynn Pelton

Bellevue woman honored by college

Lynn Pelton of Bellevue has been named 2008 nursing alumna of the year by the nursing department and student nurses’ association at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Lynn Pelton

AARP to host event on health care

AARP is sponsoring a free “Divided We Fail” event in Bellevue on May 21 for people to find out how they can make a difference in the health care situation.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Three earn Merit Scholarships

Three Bellevue residents have won corporate-sponsored Merit Foundation scholarships.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Cary Therriault (standing

How sweet it is

There was a lot of buzzing going on in Cary Therriault’s garage last Saturday. About 60 honeybee hobbyists dropped by his Bellevue home to pick up their packages of bees - containing 1.5 million bees altogether. “It shows the strength of the local beekeeping community,” said Therriault, who brokered a group purchase of 150 packages of honeybees for the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Cary Therriault (standing

Council discusses workforce housing

What strategies should the city adopt to facilitate construction of affordable housing for workers and others in Bel-Red as the area is transformed in coming years through zoning and other changes?

  • Jun 2, 2008

City Council awards major contract for Neighborhood Sidewalk Program

Bellevue City Council members Monday approved the city’s first major construction contract under the new Neighborhood Sidewalk Program.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Leadership projects to debut

Leadership Eastside’s Class of 2010 will make their Community Project Presentations from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 8 at the Redmond Campus of Lake Washington Technical College, 6505 176th Ave. NE.

  • Jun 2, 2008

12 new Troopers join Bellevue office 12 new Troopers join Bellevue office

Twelve new State Patrol Trooper Cadets, assigned to the Bellevue office, were sworn in Wednesday at a ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Olympia.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter

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  • Jun 2, 2008
A worker from TubeArt Architectural & Electrical Displays in Seattle positions the Group Health insignia on the company’s sign at its new facility in Bellevue’s hospital district.

Group Health Bellevue Medical Center nearing completion

Workers lift Group Health’s sign on to the side of its new medical center in the medical district of Bellevue on Tuesday.

  • Jun 2, 2008
A worker from TubeArt Architectural & Electrical Displays in Seattle positions the Group Health insignia on the company’s sign at its new facility in Bellevue’s hospital district.

Volunteers to perform home improvements

Bellevue residents who have difficulty maintaining their homes will get a helping hand when volunteers come knocking on Aug. 16. People are invited to submit requests for the volunteer help.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue student wins first

A Bellevue student, Spenser Lull, has won first place in creative writing - poetry - song, as part of a Creative Kids Exhibit.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Lunch & Learn forum addresses college readiness

When David Wellington first heard that the Bellevue School District opens its college-level Advanced Placement gates to every 11th and 12th grade student, his reaction was similar to many responses he has heard since he started working for the district 12 years ago.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Friends of former Bellevue High School student Chase Anderson attend a candlelight vigil Friday in his memory at Bellevue High football field.  See story page 2

Vigil for a fallen friend

Hundreds of people held candles and filled a complete stand at the Bellevue High School football stadium Friday night to celebrate the life of Chase Anderson.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Friends of former Bellevue High School student Chase Anderson attend a candlelight vigil Friday in his memory at Bellevue High football field.  See story page 2