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Police Bike Patrol Back on Streets and Trails of Bellevue

A Bellevue oficer (partly yellow uniform) trains for bike patrol alongside Seattle Police.After a six-year hiatus caused by recession-related budget cuts, the Bellevue Police bike patrol returned to the streets of our fine City Friday morning.

The restoration of the team was made possible after the City Council voted to restore funding for the unit as part of the mid-biennium budget. The department’s former bike unit was eliminated in 2011 as a result of the last economic downturn. Continue Reading

Columbia Generating Station reconnects to power grid

Energy Northwest’s Columbia Generating Station reconnected to the Northwest power grid early this morning and operators are slowly raising the power level to 100 percent. Full power is anticipated this weekend. Columbia safely shut down at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday when operators received a signal in the control room that an equipment cooling system showed… Continue Reading

Design Firm Ware Malcomb Moves Across the Lake to Bellevue

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently announced it had moved from Seatte to a new location at 3015 112th Ave NE #205 in Bellevue, Wash. The new office provides more space for the firm’s growing practice, while also bringing it closer to its clients. Ware Malcomb provides architectural design, interior design, civil engineering  and… Continue Reading

Chris Barrow President and CEO of EagleView Technology Named anEntrepreneur Of The Year 2015 for the Pacific Northwest

Chris Barrow Wins Entrepreneur of the Year for EagleView Technology Bothell-based EagleView Technology Corporation, which provides the technology for aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, recently announced that EY has named EagleView President and CEO Chris Barrow as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest Region.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence… Continue Reading

PicsArt Mobile Creative Image Community Raises $15M Led By Insight Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital

PicsArt Mobile Creative Image Community Scores $15 Million in New Funding PicsArt mobile creative image community today announced $15M in new funding from Insight Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The new round follows a previous investment of $10M from Sequoia earlier this year. The new funding will enable the company to expand globally and develop… Continue Reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue Win Prestigious Award for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

Recently, Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue received two of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s prestigious Marketing and Communications (MAC) Awards during the organization’s 109th Annual National Conference in Chicago, IL. Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue was selected among hundreds of local Clubs across the country for implementing the best marketing strategy for… Continue Reading

Symphony of Gardens Tour to Benefit Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra

Symphony of Gardens to Feature Five Eastside Gardens and Benefit Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra Orchestra’s Symphony of Gardens fundraiser features five exciting private gardens in Beaux Arts, Bellevue, Kirkland and Mercer Island The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra is planning its 2nd Annual Symphony of Gardens Tour. This event, which benefits the East Side’s premier orchestra,… Continue Reading

Stacia Loo to Hold Free YouTube Marketing Event in Bellevue

Bellevue-based Social media professional Stacia Loo, who has successful clients near and far, is holding a free class on YouTube Marketing in Bellevue on June 2nd, 2015.  The event will be held at the Parkplace Boardroom on the 2nd floor at the Bellevue Hyatt from 6-8pm.  Complimentary parking is available courtesy of The Bellevue Collection. Some… Continue Reading

EY announces Finalists for Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest

EY today announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest. It’s great to see a couple of Bellevue-based companies on the list:  Limeaid and Smartsheet.  It would be nice to see one of them win it all. after Bellevue-based businesses were snubbed out of the competition last year.… Continue Reading

FORD/AAA Student Auto Skills State Competition Creates Opportunities for Automotive Technicians at Bellevue High School

Top high school automotive technicians will challenge their technical skills and stretch their innovative minds at the Washington Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills State competition on Tuesday, April 28. Twenty high school students from across Washington, including two students from Bellevue High School, will compete for thousands of dollars’ worth of scholarships and a chance to… Continue Reading