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Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 4:19 pm
Residents feel voices not heard by transportation commission, 405 tolling rates set
Kirkland Reporter - ... will encourage more drivers and commuters to take vanpools and public transit. Sonny Putter, the former mayor for Newcastle, expressed similar sentiments, saying it would create a reliable trip choice for people. Another supporter of the tolling ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -- 11:17 am
Local legislators to host town-hall meeting March 14
Newcastle News - ... Blvd., from 10 a.m. to noon. The lawmakers' district includes Bellevue, Beaux Arts, Issaquah, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Renton and Sammamish. Constituents should email questions to townhall41@leg.wa.gov, or contact individual legislators via phone: ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -- 9:35 am
Home of the Day: Hit the Back Nine in Your Own Backyard at The Reserve at Newcastle
Business Journal - ... inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Enjoy the Reserve at Newcastle; drive your golf cart to the course from this custom home on a greenbelt with fenced-in sun-filled yard. This home is perfect ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -- 6:13 pm
Transportation package could ease highway headaches for local drivers
Sammamish Review - ... hours. The project was priced at $72 million. Largely the same step would be taken on eastbound I-90 between Eastgate and West Lake Sammamish Parkway at a cost of $52 million. Opening the shoulder of I-90 to traffic is not a new idea. Several local ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -- 12:00 am
New sidewalk for Newport Way at Eastgate Elementary
City of Bellevue - Adding important pedestrian and bicycle amenities, the city will build a sidewalk and bike lanes on Southeast Newport Way between 150th and 152nd avenues, with construction beginning on Tuesday, February 17, and continuing through August. The project improves access to Eastgate Elementary School and provides better access to transit, along with making the street safer for cyclists, for whom Newport Way is a popular east-west route . Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 10:40 am
'Right hand man' of Silk Road 2.0 creator arrested: feds
New York Daily News - ... agent after investigators raided his home earlier this month in connection to the online black market. At his Eastgate neighborhood home, investigators seized $35,000 in cash during the Jan. 2 raid, in addition to silver bullion bars worth $3,900, ... Read more...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
New traffic signal at Lakemont Blvd. and Cougar Mountain Way
City of Bellevue - Work is scheduled to begin the week of January 20 on improvements to the intersection of Lakemont Boulevard and Southeast 63rd Street/Cougar Mountain Way, and the intersection of Lakemont Boulevard and Southeast 62nd Street. Video The work will improve traffic flow, intersection safety and access, by replacing stop signs with a new traffic signal. Read more...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Half of city streetlights changing to LED
City of Bellevue - ... providing a whiter, brighter light. Over the past several years the city has installed LED streetlights in parts of Factoria, Wilburton, Bel-Red and Lake Hills. "After plenty of planning, organizing and engineering work by both the City of Bellevue ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 -- 3:34 pm
AvalonBay gives city of Newcastle 25 million reasons to believe
Business Journal - AvalonBay Communities has acquired a large property in Newcastle where it plans a large mixed-use residential development whose conceptual design is shown here. AvalonBay Communities has paid $25 million for a 54-acre site in Newcastle, where a brick plant operated for 50 years, public records show. Read more...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 -- 9:48 pm
Percy Harvin sells Bellevue home, likely at a loss
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... in the awkward position of living in New York while owning a new house in Seattle's Eastside suburbs near Cougar Mountain - a single-story, 4,290-square-foot home with a wine cellar and panoramic views of Lake Sammamish and the Cascades. In ... Read more...
Friday, January 2, 2015 -- 12:49 pm
2014 was a year of change for Newcastle
Newcastle News - ... in the same area, 90 of which were in the same company house that still stands at the edge of town near the Cougar Mountain trailhead. Swanson died Jan. 20 after a Jan. 14 fall sent him to a hospital, where he lapsed into a coma. He knew more about ... Read more...
Friday, January 2, 2015 -- 12:32 pm
Newcastle's history shaped King County as we know it
Newcastle News - In 1853, the area around current-day Newcastle was heavily forested with 10-foot diameter trees, a multitude of streams, and many gorges and valleys. It was also home to wildlife including cougars, bears, raccoons, bobcats and deer. Read more...
Friday, January 2, 2015 -- 11:50 am
January letters
Newcastle News - ... more if you wish to contribute), is a tiny amount to spend now to help with costs to fight this project. Despite Newcastle ending its budget year in surplus, the City Council passed the biggest property tax increase in our history. I believe this ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Garage fire damages south Bellevue home
City of Bellevue - A fire on Tuesday, December 22 that started inside a garage attached to a two-story home in Eastgate caused approximately $200,000 damage to the structure and contents. No one was injured in the fire and the family dog "Kate" escaped and was reunited with her family safe and sound few hours later. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Denny Brown, DJC president, has died
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - ... dison, Sean, Chloe and Dawson Brown. Donations may be made to the Humane Society of Seattle-King County, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue, Wash., 98005. Read more...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 -- 7:29 pm
PSE faces opposition over options for Eastside power-line route
Seattle Times - ... where the lines instead would snake up Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, past Newport High School and through Factoria's commercial district. The detour would put the poles farther from most Somerset homes and cost an estimated $22 million more than the ... Read more...
Monday, November 10, 2014 -- 11:34 am
Trooper chase causes I-90 backup in Bellevue
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... able to dodge it and keep moving west, Trooper Chris Webb said. A second PIT maneuver was performed just east of Eastgate, Webb said. The driver tried to dodge that block, as well, but spun out and stopped. Troopers are seeking a search warrant to ... Read more...
Friday, November 7, 2014 -- 6:55 pm
City Council combs over 2015 budget
Newcastle News - The proposed budget places emphasis on public safety, setting the groundwork for an additional police officer in 2016, and outlines a robust capital investment program. "I truly feel that the budget presented here provides a great value for the residents of Newcastle while reflecting the appropriate priorities, such as public safety," Wyman wrote in the budget's introduction. Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 5:26 pm
Seattle Humane Society plans $18 million upgrade of Bellevue facility
Business Journal - Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue is in the planning process of constructing a 54,000 square-foot, $18 million building on its Eastgate Way campus. The building would replace the outdated structures now in place since the 1970s at that location. Read more...
Friday, October 10, 2014 -- 12:10 am
Alberta Septic Systems Offers Senior Discounts on Expert Home Inspection Services Suite
PR.com - Newcastle, WA-based septic tank maintenance experts, Alberta Septic Systems are now offering services discounts to seniors across Issaquah, Bellevue and Renton. The company's services discounts will ensure that local area seniors achieve high caliber home inspections at rates that are affordable based on their current home budgets. Read more...



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