When Shelly Parker decided that she wanted her 13-year-old daughter, Rebecca, to learn more about healthy eating habits, she didn’t know where to turn.
In 1911, when Eugene M. Sherman and his wife Alice came to Bellevue, the business district consisted of a grocery store, a post office, and a blacksmith shop. The Shermans soon added a fourth business, the Dirigo Compass Factory, on the corner of 100th Ave and NE 1st. “Dirigo” was the state motto of Maine, Eugene’s home state, and it translated to “I guide” or “I direct.”
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.