Amid a national housing climate that has caused a reduction in housing demand in many areas, Bellevue is bucking the storm.
Interstate 405 has seen its share of congestion relief work in recent years, including two projects now under construction in Bellevue.
On Tuesday, officials with the state Department of Transportation briefed Bellevue City Council members on progress and previewe of what lies ahead.
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.
Nine-year-old Kimberly is a very social girl with beautiful long black fur. She is a sweet lap cat with silent vibrating purr. Watch her video on http://www.petfinder.com/petnote/displaypet.cgi?petid=10682746
The Valley Medical Center Board of Commissioners will continue meeting at 3:30 p.m., after voting recently to rescind a decision to meet at 6 p.m. that effectively could have resulted in the resignation of one of its newest members.
Bellevue Girl Scout troop 51041 will hold a foster parent appreciation dinner for 80 families of Olive Crest Foster Agency Thursday, May 29 at Crossroads Bible church. The 6-8 p.m. dinner event will include a craft, dinner provided at the church, entertainment, decorations and a take-away gift.
King County Parks is encouraging groups and individuals to be a part of the volunteer “Marymoor Recycling Crew” at this summer’s Concerts at Marymoor. Recycling Crew volunteers get free entry when they help promote recycling and waste reduction during shows.
The Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Whoever is appointed will serve the three years remaining on the term of a member stepping down this spring.
From roughly 1920 through 1950, Adolph Hennig’s eight-acre vineyard was located on Clyde Hill above the present location of First Presbyterian Church. The small baskets that Mr. Hennig is using in this picture indicate that he is probably picking for the fresh market. (During the Prohibition years, home vintners came frequently to Hennig’s farm to purchase grapes.) However, most grapes went into juice, and picking for juice was a high volume effort that continued seven days a week until finished. Adolph Hennig could sell 12,000 gallons of juice in a year, and his product appeared in stores from Bellingham to Olympia.
Kent Sunrise Rotary Club Plant Sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 24. Features azaleas, ornamental grasses, shrubs and perennials. Proceeds benefit the Rotary’s annual Dictionary to Every Third Grader Program. Kent-Meridian High School parking lot, 10020 S.E. 256th St., Kent.