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41st District lawmakers cheer passage of $4 billion construction budget

Construction projects across the state of Washington and the 41st District now have the funding they need after the House and Senate passed the state’s… Continue reading

 

Students at Stevens Elementary in Spokane put food on their trays. Photo courtesy of the state Legislature

Senate approves Mercer Island senator’s ‘Breakfast After the Bell’ legislation

Legislation to expand the successful “Breakfast After the Bell” program to more students across the state passed the state Senate Jan. 19 with bipartisan support.… Continue reading

 

Former Bellevue High School football coach settles lawsuit against WIAA

WIAA, KingCo agree to to lift Jones’ remaining suspension.

  • Jan 22, 2018

 

Drunk driver crashes vehicle during Bellevue police chase

21-year-old driver arrested for several crimes.

  • Jan 22, 2018
Participants from last year’s snowshoeing adventure. Courtesy of Carrie Sabochik/city of Bellevue

Bellevue tackles ‘nature deficit disorder’ with snowshoeing adventures

Hikes continue through February and cost $15 per person.

Participants from last year’s snowshoeing adventure. Courtesy of Carrie Sabochik/city of Bellevue

Seattle Women’s March 2.0 in Photos

Tens of thousands take to Seattle’s streets to support the #MeToo movement and marginalized communities.

Bellevue School Board appoints Sima Sarrafan to vacant seat

After interviewing four candidates for the vacant District 1 director position on Jan. 17, the Bellevue School Board voted to appoint lawyer and longtime community… Continue reading

Photo by Taylor McAvoy

Scenes From Seattle Women’s March 2018

From Cal Anderson Park to Seattle Center, Seattle Weekly captures the demonstration’s atmosphere.

Photo by Taylor McAvoy
Photo courtesy Mike Nakamura Photography LLC. President and CEO of Overlake Medical Center Michael Marsh speaks about the center’s game-changing innovation across the health care continuum during the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce’s business lunch on Jan. 18 at the Westin Bellevue.

Overlake Medical Center CEO talks health care at Bellevue Chamber event

Hospital will break ground on new $250 million project in April.

  • Jan 19, 2018
Photo courtesy Mike Nakamura Photography LLC. President and CEO of Overlake Medical Center Michael Marsh speaks about the center’s game-changing innovation across the health care continuum during the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce’s business lunch on Jan. 18 at the Westin Bellevue.

Fulbright Scholar teaches virtual reality at Bellevue College — other side of the earth — simultaneously

Scholar introducing students to virtual world live in Bellevue and live-streamed to Tasmania.

  • Jan 19, 2018

City of Bellevue to offer workshops on listening

Through interactive exercises, participants will become aware of unhelpful listening habits.

  • Jan 19, 2018

Inslee talks education, carbon tax and opioid crisis

Carbon tax proposal would replenish the state’s reserves for the first year for education spending.

Bellevue police volunteer saves abandoned bikes, many go to African villages

Volunteer urges residents to write down bike serial number in case it is stolen.

  • Jan 17, 2018

Fourth time’s a charm: Bellevue legislator plans to pass equal pay law this year

Washington women lose $18 billion to the pay gap each year.

City of Bellevue offers two new language access resources

The device includes two transceivers for onsite interpreters and 20 receivers and headphones.

  • Jan 17, 2018

East Bellevue Community Council seeks candidates for vacancy

Applications due by Jan. 31.

  • Jan 16, 2018

Bellevue family moves bullied girl out of state due to ‘persistent harassment’

Family says school staff accused girl of stealing ice cream.

Bellevue legislator introduces bill to put WIAA under state oversight, expand basketball playoffs

Bill would place WIAA under oversight of Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

  • Jan 12, 2018

Panelists talk Martin Luther King Jr., what it’s like to be black in Bellevue

Linda Whitehead grew up in Norfolk, Virginia in the 1960s when, during the rare times a black person went to a white hospital, there was… Continue reading