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All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

 

Eastside homeless shelter for women and families scheduled to break ground 2019

The facility will be the first of its kind on the Eastside.

  • Apr 26, 2018

 

Bellevue Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson and Mayor John Chelminiak share Bellevue’s future strategic plans. Photo courtesy of Tim Kelley/Bellevue Downtown Association

City officials talk on Bellevue’s advancement as global destination

Deputy Mayor Lynne Robinson and Mayor John Chelminiak spoke at the BDA’s April breakfast.

  • Apr 25, 2018

 

Bellevue seeks to curb cut-through commuter traffic

City hearing more concerns from residents who don’t want commuter traffic in their neighborhoods.

A photo of the DUI crash courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Suspected arrested for DUI after crashing into curb | Police blotter for April 11-15

The blotter is provided by the Bellevue Police blog and is not a list of incidents in Bellevue.

  • Apr 25, 2018
A photo of the DUI crash courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Death of 17-year-old girl no longer considered ‘suspicious’

The Snohomish teen is thought to have overdosed.

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

Bellevue hosts open house on toll lane expansion

State and local officials met with residents about proposed expansions of toll lanes on I-405.

The Assault Survivor Kit comes with a sweat set, socks, underwear, toiletries and a nice message. Since 1997, the Assistance League of the Eastside has assisted 21,970 assault survivors through the Assault Survivor Kit program. Photo courtesy of Assistance League of the Eastside

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

The Assault Survivor Kit comes with a sweat set, socks, underwear, toiletries and a nice message. Since 1997, the Assistance League of the Eastside has assisted 21,970 assault survivors through the Assault Survivor Kit program. Photo courtesy of Assistance League of the Eastside
Enatai Beach Park. Courtesy of the city of Bellevue

City hears Shoreline Master Program update

The comprehensive update has been in the works since 2008.

  • Apr 20, 2018
Enatai Beach Park. Courtesy of the city of Bellevue

County emphasizes impaired driving patrols on 4/20

King County deputies will be patrolling with a dedicated focus on impaired driver detection.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Bellevue police arrest man in ‘uniform’ who stole $100,000 diamond ring

The diamond and the man’s accomplice are still missing.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Bellevue police investigating suspicious death of 17-year-old girl

She was found outside of a Bellevue house Wednesday evening.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Bellevue proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Photo courtesy of PSE

PSE offers ways to reduce carbon footprints this Earth Month

PSE plans to hand out thousands of seeds and seedlings at events throughout the Eastside.

  • Apr 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of PSE

Factoria Mall owners submit application to redevelop property

The proposed build-out would create 685 housing units and add 151,000 square feet to the mall.

King County Council member Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at an informational opioid event on April 9. Photo by Josh Kelety

Law enforcement, doctors, and Kathy Lambert talk opioids in Fall City

Panelists discussed broader trends in the epidemic, strategies for identifying addiction, and more.

King County Council member Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at an informational opioid event on April 9. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Retrial for bullying lawsuit against Bellevue School District set for April 30

A former Bellevue family alleges the school district failed to protect their daughter.