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Bellevue Resident Kyra Colleen Bruce Earns Scholarship from WWU

Western Washington University student Kyra Colleen Bruce has received the $1,000 Frank Varga Scholarship Fund for Visual Journalism for the 2017-2018 academic year.

            The Frank Varga Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Visual Journalism student.

            Bruce graduated from Sammamish High School in 2014. She is currently an undergrad student at Western in the Visual Journalism and Linguistic programs. Bruce will travel to Prague, Czech Republic to complete her undergraduate career, studying history.

Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region

Four King County economic development partners—the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC), and the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond—have joined together to promote the Greater Seattle Region to foreign-owned companies interested in investing in the United States at the upcoming SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. They will join the Washington… Continue Reading

Bellevue-based Dr. Iman Majd Elected Chair of National Acupuncture Organization

The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) has elected Bellevue-based Dr. Iman Majd as the new Chair of its Academy of Diplomates, a separate chartered division of the NCCAOM designed to increase the promotion and advancement of NCCAOM Diplomates and the NCCAOM credentials. With the Academy of Diplomates, the Academy Board Chair… Continue Reading

Gov Inslee names Greg Dietzel to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Bellevue College recently announced that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Greg Dietzel to its Board of Trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets.  Dietzel spent 12 years as Vice President & Senior State Executive for IBM until his recent retirement, where he was… Continue Reading

Crab King in Bellevue’s Crossroad Neighborhood to Celebrate Grand Opening April 28th-30th

Bellevue has become a dining mecca and one of the city’s newest restaurants, Crab King, will be celebrating its Grand Opening April 28th through 30th by offering the house Shabu Shabu multi-course menu for half price.  Xiaomeng Liu and his wife Peipei have based their specialized Northern Japanese style restaurant on a favorite Sapporo crab… Continue Reading

Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

State lawmakers in the past couple of years have debated whether to exempt feminine hygiene products from the sales tax. However, despite the “tampon tax” moniker, a new report by Tax Foundation Economist Nicole Kaeding explains that there is no punitive tax on tampons. Exempting these products from the sales tax base will simply continue the… Continue Reading

New parenting resource to kill summer camp planning pain

Tis the season to plan for your children’s summer camps! Those 10 long weeks to fill with thousands of programs out there, to many parents, summer camp planning is tedious, frustrating and time-consuming. It is truly a headache. Here is why. Parents need to visit many camp providers’ websites, manually find programs that satisfy their… Continue Reading

Snoop Dogg to Launch Mount Kushmore Wellness Tour in Seattle April 13

Legendary performing artist, Snoop Dogg will launch his Mount Kushmore Wellness Tour tonight April 13, 2017 in Seattle. The tour features platinum and multi- platinum Hip Hop Artists Cypress Hill, the first Latin American group to achieve sales of 18 million albums worldwide.  The band is kicking off the day with serial entrepreneur, Heidi Arsenault, CEO of… Continue Reading

Startup 425: Founders Learning Series at Bellevue City Hall Starts April 26th

Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure how to get started? Join Startup 425, the Washington SBDC, and seasoned professionals from SCORE for a series of workshops focused on bringing your ideas to reality, from developing a business plan to crafting a financing and marketing strategy. Each session will focus on… Continue Reading

The Living Computers: Museum + Labs Adds New Interactive Exhibit Dedicated to First Two Decades of Apple

Living Computers: Museum + Labs (LCM+L) has announced the addition of Apple’s first-ever product, the Apple I computer. This legendary machine will join a new, interactive exhibit that includes ten useable computers charting Apple’s growth from a garage start-up into a global leader in computer technology.  The Apple exhibit at the LCM+L will host three Apple… Continue Reading