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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...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Wedding ring recovered with help from TV show
City of Bellevue - On Tuesday the Bellevue Police Department recovered a stolen wedding ring after the case was featured on the Washington's Most Wanted television show on Q13 FOX. On Friday, September 19, the victim was shopping at the Nordstrom Rack store in Factoria. Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Parking garage car fire destroys vehicle
City of Bellevue - A vehicle fire early this morning destroyed a minivan and damaged another vehicle on the second floor of the Eastgate Park and Ride garage. At approximately 6:55 a.m., multiple callers reported heavy smoke from the second floor of the park-and-ride. Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 12:00 am
PCL starts $55M replacement for 1960s Factoria Transfer Station
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - Crews from PCL have started replacing King County's 1960s-era Factoria Transfer Station at 13800 S.E. 32nd St. in Bellevue. Read more...
Monday, October 6, 2014 -- 5:31 pm
Seattle task force seeks Rent Money Bandit
Newcastle News - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man believed to have robbed banks in Issaquah, Newcastle and Bellevue. The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is calling him the "Rent Money Bandit" because each of the incidents occurred during the first few days of the month, according to a news release from the FBI. Read more...



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